Microsoft Ignite is just around the corner and the lot of us at Bonzai Intranet are getting revved up for all the learning, networking and partying next week!
We've done our intel and have scoped out the evening events you won't want to miss. Here they are, day by day.
Day 1: Monday 26
Opening Celebration, 5-7pm
The official celebration for Microsoft will take place in the Expo Hall. Join your fellow Ignite attendees for complimentary food, drinks, and friendly networking! There will also be Microsoft product demos and community experts to seek advice from.
Day 2: Tuesday 27
Women in Tech Reception, 6-7:30pm
Join award-winning female technology executives for an engaging conversation about their experience in the industry. Challenges, learnings, achievements and best practices that have contributed to their success will all be covered.
Microsoft Ignite Rocks Party, 9-12am
Located at the iconic music venue, The Tabernacle. Microsoft has planned an interactive and lively event for all conference attendees. There will be live music and instruments to jam with your new friends. Don't forget to bring your attendee badge for entrance.
AvePoint Red Party at Tongue & Groove, 9-12am
By invite only. If your company is currently an AvePoint customer or plans to be, reach out to your account executive and ask to be put on the guest list. AvePoint has rented out the entire venue for what is predicted to be Ignite's wildest party.
Day 3: Wednesday 28
Metafest Metalogix Party, 6:30pm-late
Metalogix has done it again and planned an uber fun evening for Ignite attendees. They're taking over a section of Marietta Street (between Baker and Latimer Streets) for exclusive access to STATS, Max's, Twin Smokers BBQ and Der Biergarten. There will be a line up of live music, food, drinks and fun activities for all! Register here.
Mimecast and Archive360 After Party, 7-11pm
Held at Studio No. 7, performing will be musical guests Milk and Sizz, who are both Grammy and Latin Grammy award winners. This classy event will have an artistic flare with indoor and outdoor space to enjoy fabulous food, drinks and fancy cocktails. Register here.
Day 4: Thursday 29
Closing Ignite Celebration @ Centennial Olympic Park, 6:30pm-late
If you’re from the best-coast West Coast like us, get ready for one last summer hurrah! Microsoft has planned an outdoor festival for all. There will be live music, endless options for mouth-watering Southern fare and thrill-seeking activities like bungee jumping or rock climbing. Bring your badge for access and if you have a guest who wants to attend, see here.