Frequently Asked Questions

General questions


Microsoft Inspire is where our partners from around the world unite to create connections, empower possibilities, build their businesses, and celebrate success. As we embark on our first digital experience together, you’ll have opportunities to strengthen existing relationships and learn new ways to serve our customers, partner on business opportunities, and help each other thrive in these unprecedented times.

Every partner looking for unmatched possibilities to network with other successful partners, identify new business opportunities, and interact with industry experts, should attend Microsoft Inspire. The digital event will empower you with the information you need to create lasting relationships with your customers and to provide them with unsurpassed support.

Microsoft Inspire is our largest and most comprehensive partner networking event of the year. It offers opportunities for you to forge new connections by interacting with successful global partners, important industry leaders, and influential Microsoft experts from around the world.

During the Microsoft Inspire digital event, you can expect to:

  • Build upon existing relationships and create new, meaningful business connections with networking and community connections.
  • Learn how to better align your business with Microsoft during the year ahead and why doing so can benefit your customers.
  • Join Microsoft executives, featured speakers, and special guests for informative and inspiring key segment addresses.
  • Attend digital breakout sessions featuring content based on innovation, leadership, and partnership, as well as topics to help you develop more effective sales and marketing strategies to build your business.

Yes, Microsoft executives will share their vision for the year ahead during featured presentations, although the name of these sessions has been changed from Corenotes to key segments.

We strive to create experiences that are accessible and welcoming to everyone. We have added new features such as American Sign Language interpretation and Audio Description to our digital event platform. There is still much to do as we continue to scale our offerings and we want to know what you think. If you have feedback about disability inclusion and accessibility of this event, please email

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. This includes all Microsoft events and gatherings, including on digital platforms, where we seek to create a respectful, friendly, fun, and inclusive experience for all participants.

We expect all digital event participants to uphold the principles of this Code of Conduct, which covers the main digital event and all related activities. We do not tolerate disruptive or disrespectful behavior, messages, images, or interactions by any party participant, in any form, at any aspect of the program including business and social activities, regardless of location.

Microsoft will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations, and ordinances.

Photography, video, or recording of session content or presentations in any format shared in social channels is prohibited. We encourage everyone to assist in creating a welcoming and safe environment. Please report any concerns, harassing behavior, suspicious, or disruptive activity to Business Conduct Hotline (1-877-320-MSFT or Microsoft reserves the right to refuse admittance to or remove any person from Microsoft Inspire at any time at its sole discretion.

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