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US SMB Partner Events and Training

Participate in a webcast, register for a workshop or join an on-demand webinar.

Build your capabilities by participating in our partner learning experiences. You’ll find workshops geared toward helping you jumpstart your cloud sales capabilities and Partner Insider webcasts keeping you up to date on business and product updates, offers & incentives, and market trends. From in-person events, such as SMB Live, to live virtual and always on-demand trainings that address the needs of partners who serve SMB customers.

Never stop learning

Explore the many opportunities for you to expand your knowledge, expertise and skills with marketing, sales and readiness events and training.


Sign up for a virtual workshop series to grow your SMB cloud practice

Webcasts and office hours

Join an SMB Partner Insider Call, the new MCC National Monthly Call, Marketing SureStep Office Hours and more

Live events

Learn more about out SMB Live roadshow, Drumbeat Office Sales Training and other live events in your area

On-demand events

Access a library of previous trainings and events such as product trainings, marketing webinars, and national MCC calls


Commit today to growing your SMB Cloud practice – Sign up for a virtual workshop or leverage on-demand resources to help you increase your Cloud profitability.

You can choose the topic or topics that are right for your business, right now.
Adopt a new cloud solution – Grow your business and increase your profitability by adding a new cloud solution to your practice offerings.
Modernize your marketing – Help create new leads and prospects for your business with our Marketing SureStep SMB focused digital marketing resources.
Expand customer lifetime value – Maximize your revenue generating potential and loyalty with your existing customers.

Visit our new Workshops Series page here

Webcasts and office hours

US SMB Partner Regional Monthly Insider Calls
Join your monthly regional SMB Partner Insider call and get to know the local Microsoft team. You’ll get valuable, actionable information to help your Microsoft business grow. Presenters on these calls include the Microsoft Regional General Manager, Partner Sales Executives, Partner Channel Development Managers, Partner Technology Strategists and guest speakers.

Register for your regional call series below and never miss a beat!

Register now for the FY18 East Region Calls
Register now for the FY18 Central Region Calls
Register now for the FY18 West Region Calls
Not an SMB Partner Insider yet? Join now and get early access to news, trainings, events, resources, and more! Check out our new Insider website for more details.

Marketing SureStep Office Hours
Marketing SureStep Office Hours is a series of weekly calls where you, our partners, tell us the modern marketing topics you want to learn more about. In addition, we provide updates about new campaigns and assets available on Ready-to-Go Marketing, Web Content you can subscribe to, and other resources to help you design and execute a robust marketing effort. You can hear from and talk with other Microsoft Partners and the marketing and content experts from our team. And there's plenty of opportunity to ask questions!
Marketing SureStep Office Hours

Microsoft Community Connections (MCC) Monthly Call
Join us to get the latest and greatest information directly from your Microsoft MCC PCDMs and MCC digital marketing team. Learn how to increase your sales and equip your marketing toolbelt with the free resources we can provide you as part of the Microsoft Community Connections (MCC) program.
Register now for the series or to watch a call on demand.

Partner Hot Sheet
This comprehensive list of upcoming training and events offered by the US Partner team is updated monthly
View the Partner Hot Sheet

Live events

SMB Live
Our next SMB Live Roadshow will kick off in the fall. Check in with the SMB Live event page for information on dates and locations. Go to our SMB H2 content page to download copies of the presentations from the spring SMB Live series that concluded in April.

Drumbeat Grow Office 365 sales training
Join us for an exclusive Drumbeat Grow Level 200 partner sales training event to help you take your Office 365 sales to an entirely new level!

Find cities, dates and registration links here

On-demand events

SMB Partner Insider Call Recordings

If you missed an Insider call, no problem. Access past presentations and get equipped with the latest information for your region by joining the US SMB Partner Insider Yammer group.

June Partner Insider Call – East Region  Access the presentation | On-demand recording

June Partner Insider Call – Central Region Access the presentation | On-demand recording

June Partner Insider Call – West Region Access the presentation | On-demand recording

MCC National Monthly Call Recordings

You can access the on-demand recordings for the Microsoft Community Connections monthly call from your Infopedia Media landing page. Just click the blue "register" button and fill in your information to access the recording.

Azure ISV Showcase Recording

If you missed the live event, listen to the recording where you’ll hear from four top Azure ISV partners and learn about the services and solutions they can provide to help you drive Azure business with your customers. On-demand recording

Marketing Solutions Showcase

Good marketing is as important as ever! Listen to these two showcases on-demand and hear six top marketing solutions partners talk about how they can help your business get noticed. On-demand recordings

East Region Amplify Marketing Webinar Recordings

Amplify, an East Region monthly marketing webinar series that offered partners a deep dive into current marketing topics, has been discontinued, but don’t worry! You can still find links to the past calls below. And although Amplify is over, we have a new monthly call we invite you to join: the National Microsoft Community Connections & Marketing Partner Call will provide you with in-depth information focused on marketing topics you want to hear about.

Register here for the next National Microsoft Community Connections & Marketing Partner Call

April 14 Amplify Webinar – Voices for Innovation (VFI): Your voice matters! | National Small Business Week Partner Spotlight: Elevate your business with IAMCP | Get noticed at Small Business Week and earn a chance to win the MCC Q4 Sweepstakes for Partners | New MCC Monthly Call: FREE Resources to Grow Your Business | SMB Insider Scoop REWIND. Deck here | Recording here

March 10 Amplify Webinar – Steps to Marketing Azure | Oh, The Things You Can Do… With Azure! | Explaining Cloud Computing to Non-Techies | The Challenge & The Opportunity | SMB Insider Scoop REWIND. Deck here | Recording here

February 10 Amplify Webinar – Search Engines & SEO | The Royal Family of Website Assets | Keywords to the Kingdom | Rules of the (website) Road | Room to Grow (Insider Info!). Deck here | Recording here

January 13 Amplify Webinar – Where Does LinkedIn fit in Your Marketing Strategy? | National Entrepreneurship Week Opportunities | Amplify rewind. Deck here | Recording here

MPN 101 | Microsoft Partner Program Overview

In this short video, you'll get an overview of your membership options in the Microsoft Partner Network, associated benefits and opportunities, and more. Get the knowledge you need on MPN programs, competencies, trainings, PinPoint, IURs and partner support.
Watch the MPN 101 video
View the latest MPN 101 presentation