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WPG03PAL: Microsoft Partner Network for Small to Midsize Business (SMB) Partners

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May 04, 2010 – 8:00 to 9:00 AM Pacific Time

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May 04, 2010 – 5:00 to 6:00 PM Pacific Time

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Presented By:
Judy Kolde – Sr. Director, Worldwide Broad Partner Strategy, Microsoft

Join us to hear about the exciting new ways for SMB partners to engage with Microsoft under the new Microsoft Partner Network.
Throughout the MPN evolution process, you’ve told us how you want to partner with Microsoft, and we’ve listened. Now, there is more opportunity for you to engage in MPN than ever before:
o Small Business Specialist Community – will continue as a designation
o Small Business Solution Provider Competency
o Small Business Solution Provider Advanced Competency
o Midmarket Solution Provider Competency
o Midmarket Solution Provider Advanced Competency

: 100
Partner Audience: Partner Business Decision Maker; Partner Marketing; Partner Sales; Partner Training; Partner Developer; Partner IT Professional


Partner Information:
You have been selected by your Microsoft contact to attend a Partner event that may be of interest to you.

Register for the event here:

What to expect?
Academy Live webcasts are 1 hour online events for Partners and Microsoft employees using Microsoft Office Live Meeting. Connect with Microsoft and other partners; listen to Microsoft subject matter experts as they discuss their areas of expertise related to Microsoft’s sales and competitive strategy. Learn more about Microsoft’s products (including insight into products on the launch horizon); positioning of business value to customers; sharing wins from the field and how the account team won; world class selling skills and best practice; and leveraging Microsoft resources to maximize your productivity. Webcasts for partners caters to all depths of knowledge.

Before the Webcast:
To attend our upcoming Webcast please ensure your computer meets the following requirements for Microsoft Office Live Meeting by clicking here.

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Technical Support:
Having trouble with the Live Meeting conference on the day of the session?
Click here for Live Meeting support or call: 866-493-2825

If you are having issues with the Partner Learning Center (PLC) or accessing the live or on-demand event, please contact the Microsoft Partner team at: msuspr@microsoft.com.

If you have any questions on this or future Academy Live webcasts, please contact us: mspal@microsoft.com.



One Response to Microsoft Partner Network for Small to Midsize Business (SMB) Partners

  1. Sally Wise says:

    Would like to attend the meeting Wednesday for Small Business Western Region.

    Sally Wise