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Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about Microsoft Inspire? You’ll find the answers here.

General questions

Prospective and active Microsoft Inspire partners, as well as Microsoft employees and industry experts.

To learn about Sponsor and Exhibitor opportunities at Microsoft Inspire, download the prospectus or email our sales team.

If you didn’t have the chance to join us in Washington, D.C., or just want to relive your favorite moments from last year’s conference, Visit MyInspire to watch sessions on demand. Please note that while not all sessions are available, a majority are posted.

Microsoft's mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. This includes Microsoft parties where we seek to create a respectful, friendly, fun and inclusive experience for all participants. We do not tolerate harassing 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.

We do not tolerate any behavior that is degrading to any gender, race, sexual orientation or disability, or any behavior that would violate the company's Anti-Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Policy, Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, or Standards of Business Conduct, even if the entertainment is not paid for by Microsoft. In short, the entire experience at the venue must meet our culture standards.

We encourage everyone to assist in creating a welcoming and safe environment. Please report any concerns, harassing behavior, or suspicious or disruptive activity to venue staff, the event host or owner, or the nearest event staff. We also encourage employees to contact their Microsoft Manager or our Business Conduct Hotline (1-877-320-MSFT or at any time if you feel a party is against our policy or inconsistent with the Microsoft culture. Outside the United States, call collect to 1-470-219-7087.

Microsoft reserves the right to refuse admittance to, or remove any person from a party at any time at its sole discretion. We make this policy visible for all Microsoft parties so all attendees can see what is expected and what steps they should take if they see or experience behavior not consistent with this policy.

Where can partners find out about Microsoft's Partner Code of Conduct?
Read the Microsoft Partner Code of Conduct here.

Do Microsoft's partners need to take Anti-Corruption Training annually?
Yes, partners are required under their MPN agreement to take Anti-Corruption Training annually. They can take their own, or take the free training provided by Microsoft, take the free training.


The Microsoft Inspire Registration Team is at your service. Connect with them online or via email.

You may review and make changes to your registration information by visiting the Registration page. Once you have logged in you may:

  • Edit or cancel your registration
  • View and print your current confirmation information
  • Create or edit hotel reservations
  • View and print a copy of your current invoice or receipt

All registration cancellations must be received online or in writing via email to by the dates and times listed below. Refunds will be issued in the same manner as payment.

All Access/Full Conference Pass:

Prior to May 17, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time

Full refund minus US $300 processing fee

On or after May 18, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time

No refund

Name change substitutions are allowed for most pass types for the same registration fee. Substitutions (pre-event and onsite) must follow the process below or the new registrant is subject to paying the current registration fee.

  • The substituting attendee must be from the same company.
  • The original attendee should not cancel the registration.
  • The original attendee must sign in to the active registration account. Select the Substitution option and follow the instructions. The registration team will email the new attendee instructions to complete the substitution.
  • The new registrant will be provided a secure substitution link via email and must create a new account to associate with that registration.


Have further questions? Review additional FAQs or contact the registration team.

It's the partner event of the year.

Join us at Microsoft Inspire July 15-19, 2018.