What we can do for your organization.
Microsoft Community Connections is a program designed for local community organizations like yours. We offer free ready-to-go event and workshop content that can positively impact your business community by connecting your members with information on the latest Microsoft solutions that can help them run their businesses more efficiently. Read more about the marketing resources available to you.
Make a connection
We know it can be an ongoing challenge to find compelling and current technology-focused topics to share with your members. Microsoft Community Connections provides the topics and materials you need to host events with the help of a Microsoft partner. If you don’t already have a technology partner as a member of your organization, we can help you find one.
Realize the benefits
- Event materials are provided at no cost
- Free Microsoft software is included for use as a door prize
- Topics are focused on the current technology needs of small businesses
- Events provide a valuable local networking opportunity for members
- Easily integrates with your existing workshop programming
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Choose your event topic
We’ve developed a range of relevant topics that are focused on the specific needs of small businesses. You can hold a single event, or plan a series of events or workshops focused on the latest technologies. It’s up to you. Topic ideas: How to Safeguard your business OR Take your office with you with Office 365!
It’s easy to get started
To sign up to host an event, fill out the online registration form. After you’ve signed up, eligible organizations will receive a free event kit with handouts and a door prize for attendees.
What others are saying
Here’s some great feedback from organizations about their Microsoft Community Connections events:
“Our small business members came away from the event saying, I get this. I can afford this. I can have technology solutions like the big guys.”
- Emmy Jordan, Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce
“The event was a great draw for our members. It was very well attended and created a lot of buzz for techies and non-techies alike. Microsoft made it easy with their event kit and the attendees loved the door prize drawing! A lot of networking went on before, during and after the event! Definitely a successful event!”
- Gail Haller, Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce