The Microsoft Ignite Experience

Microsoft’s largest tech event offers opportunities for learning, networking, and getting your hands on the latest products and tools.

Learn about the tech that matters most

Ignite is where tech professionals get the latest directly from the experts. Take a closer look at topics including:

  • Data center modernization
  • Cloud-native development
  • Azure and Microsoft 365 AI
  • Scaling Azure applications
  • Enterprise security
  • Teamwork solutions
  • Simplified IT management
  • Sales and marketing applications
  • Empowering firstline workers
  • Advanced analytics and reporting
  • Customer/Field service applications
  • Modern desktop and devices
  • Data center modernization
  • Cloud-native development
  • Azure and Microsoft 365 AI
  • Scaling Azure applications
  • Enterprise security
  • Teamwork solutions
  • Simplified IT management
  • Sales and marketing applications
  • Empowering firstline workers
  • Advanced analytics and reporting
  • Customer/Field service applications
  • Modern desktop and devices

Explore the future of tech

With over 700 sessions covering topics across the full spectrum of modern tech, you’ll learn more about the tools you use every day—and get a glimpse into how you’ll face tomorrow’s challenges.

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Get a head start

Immerse yourself in learning in one of over 20 technical #MSIgnite Pre-Day Workshops. Just add it to your registration, and remember they are on Sunday, September 23, so plan your travel accordingly.

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Learn by doing

Experience the latest tech and tools firsthand. Choose from over 100 instructor-led technology workshops, over 100 Microsoft 365 Immersion Workshops, and over 50 Hands-on Labs.

Prep for certification

Microsoft Ignite is the place to get ready for cert exams. Plan out your goals, dive into prep sessions, and work 1:1 with experts to help you build career growth. You can also take exams on site.

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Diversity and Tech

Diversity and Tech

Unlock your diversity superpower

Diversity and inclusion are core to our values. This year’s Diversity & Tech theme is “Unlocking Your Diversity Superpower” and focuses on empowering people of all cultural backgrounds, gender identities, and abilities to accelerate their tech careers and advocate for themselves at work.

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Microsoft Mechanics Live

Microsoft Mechanics Live!

Be part of our studio audience

Microsoft Mechanics is live all week! Be informed and entertained by exclusive demo-rich 15-minute shows featuring the best of Ignite, from your favorite experts behind the tech: Mark Russinovich, Jeffrey Snover, Corey Sanders, Julia White, and more. Located at Learn. Connect. Explore. in the West Hall.

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Tech community

Tech community

Connect with the community

Brainstorm with experts from the MVP and RD communities, get answers from speakers about their sessions, and receive on-demand access to session materials and video. The Microsoft Tech Community is where you stay in touch before, during, and after Microsoft Ignite.

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Explore the future of your profession

The tech world grows every day—discover new tools, tech, and ideas to try out as you face new challenges. Microsoft Ignite makes it easy to find what you need before you even know you need it.

Learn. Connect. Explore.

Learn. Connect. Explore.

Get hands-on with tech

Learn. Connect. Explore. is both the theme of this year’s Microsoft Ignite and a place. It’s where you’ll find loads of activities to help you explore and understand the latest products and tools. Take a small-group Immersion Workshop, an instructor-led Technology Workshop, or an on-demand Proctored Lab covering whatever topics you find most compelling.

Expo Hall

Expo Hall

Get a glimpse into tomorrow’s tech

Meet experts in the Expo to answer your questions and discover new technologies that will help you transform your organization. It will be full of demonstrations spanning all Microsoft technologies.

The Hangouts

The Hangouts

Relax, refresh, and connect

The Hangouts let you chill out and mingle with other tech professionals. Meet your next business partner or watch #MSIgnite sessions live or on-demand.

Featured experience

AI Robot Challenge

What would a gathering of tech obsessives like Microsoft Ignite be without some the-future-is-now fun? Join us, take the AI Robot Challenge, and learn how to power robots with Microsoft AI. You bring the ideas, we provide the technology and prizes. It’s like an educational sweepstakes—with robots.

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AI Robot Challenge