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Microsoft TechEd Convenes in New Orleans June 7-10, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 4, 2010

Microsoft TechEd Convenes in New Orleans June 7-10, 2010
Conference to feature Microsoft’s GeekGive - Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, June 5 and Microsoft’s launch of Elevate America Program in Louisiana on Tuesday, June 8

WHAT: Microsoft TechEd Conference

WHERE: New Orleans Morial Convention Center (NOMCC), Halls C-J

WHEN: Monday, June 7-Thursday, June 10, 2010

DETAILS:
Approximately 10,000 attendees will gather in New Orleans, June 7-10 at the NOMCC for insights and expertise in new technology. Attendees will have access to hundreds of IT learning opportunities, while collaborating with Microsoft innovators and third party individuals such as Microsoft MVPs (Most Valuable Professionals). Numerous product displays, including Windows 7, Office 2010 and Windows Phones, will be showcased on the expo floor with demonstrations conducted by technical experts.

The third major Microsoft conference that New Orleans has hosted in the past 18 months, this year’s TechEd meeting is set to generate more than $11 million in economic impact.

In addition to the conference, Microsoft MVPs will volunteer at GeekGive’s Habitat for Humanity build on Saturday, June 5, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. CT, at various job sites in the New Orleans East/Lake Forest area.

Finally, on Tuesday, June 8, at 10 a.m., Microsoft will also launch its Elevate America Louisiana program, a workforce development initiative that is part of Microsoft’s commitment to help strengthen the U.S. economy and improve access to education and workplace skills.

WEBSITE: www.microsoft.com/events/techednorthamerica/

MAJOR EVENTS:

  • Sat., June 5: GeekGive: Habitat for Humanity, New Orleans East/Lake Forest area, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Mon., June 7: Keynote Session featuring Bob Muglia, president, Server and Tools Business, Keynote Hall F, 9-10:30 a.m.
  • Tues., June 8: Elevate America announcement, 10-10:30 a.m.
  • Mon., June 7-Thurs, June 10: Partner Expo and Technical Learning Center, Product demonstrations and one-on-one meetings with Microsoft Partners to review products, solutions and services. GREAT LIVE SHOT AND VISUALSWITH OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEDIA TO SPEAK WITH INDUSTRY EXPERTS.

Exhibition Hall, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (Mon); 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Tues & Wed)

View the exhibition catalog to see which Microsoft Partners will attend: http://northamerica.msteched.com/expo/list?fbid=20poxPsGfbb

View a list of featured speakers in the Technical Learning Center: http://northamerica.msteched.com/featuredspeakers?fbid=20poxPsGfbb

EXHIBIT HALL: Halls C, D and E
HOURS:
Mon, June 7: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tues, June 8-Wed, June 9: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.


PRESS ROOM:
Room 264
HOURS:
Mon, June 7-Tues, Jun 8: 10:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Visit the Microsoft TechEd Virtual Pressroom: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/teched/

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Microsoft/Airfoil Public Relations: Jennifer Lee, 248-390-8121, lee@airfoilpr.com
New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5048, tletort@neworleanscvb.com; Kelly Schulz, 504-421-0962, kschulz@neworleanscvb.com; Jennifer Day, 504-566-5050, jday@neworleanscvb.com 
NOMCC: Rosalie Mortillaro, 504-582-3027, rmortillaro@mccno.com

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