We've put together a lineup of speakers who understand and advocate for small to medium-sized businesses. Choose to attend sessions from either of the tracks below. Visit the Microsoft Showcase to learn more from the experts.
|8:00am-9:00am||Continental Breakfast and Registration|
|9:45am-10:00am||Coffee Break & Experiences|
|Track I: The Roadmap for a Digital First Business||Track II: The IT Pro’s Guide to Cybersecurity|
Tips, tricks and best practices for securing your Office 365 Tenant
|10:45am-11:15am||Coffee Break & Experiences|
|11:15am-12:00pm||Intelligent Marketing Solutions to Reach New Customers and Grow Your Business
Whether your marketing goals are to drive foot traffic to your business, make the phone ring more, or sell your products online, it’s critical to have a well-rounded digital marketing strategy that reaches the right audiences while also being measurable and cost-effective. In this session, you will get to hear the latest insights and strategies from digital marketing experts and learn about reliable and trusted ways to reach new customers and grow your brand and business.
|Microsoft 365 Business: Enterprise-grade cybersecurity without an enterprise-sized IT team
Microsoft 365 Business is an integrated solution, bringing together the best-in-class productivity of Office 365 with advanced security and device management capabilities to help safeguard your data from external threats and help protect against data leaks. In this session you will learn about product capabilities included in Microsoft 365 Business, and key licensing considerations for customers.
|1:00pm-1:45pm||Free Your Teams to Innovate Through Improved Collaboration
With an increasingly mobile or remote workforce, being able to keep teams together is a top priority for any business leader. We’ll examine how technology is being leveraged to allow teams to work together in the changing workplace.
|Protect your business from external cyberattacks
71% of small and medium businesses feel vulnerable to a cyberattack, but lack the expertise to implement sophisticated security solutions, which many companies see as unaffordable and too complex. In this session, learn how Microsoft 365 Business provides advanced security protection against external threats such as phishing attempts, malicious links, ransomware, viruses and other malware. See how easy it is to configure a baseline set of device policies to keep users and information secure.
|1:50pm-2:35pm||Unlock Employee Inspiration and Creativity
How does a business attract and keep new talent, make its workforce mobile, and spark the kind of creativity that drives business innovation? In this session, we’ll explore how Microsoft Surface helps you to do just that. Find out how you can help inspire employee creativity by providing the right environment and technology.
|It's your data – protect and control access to it
Small businesses deal with a variety of sensitive information that is core to the running of the business like customer credit card numbers, SSN, DOB or even intellectual property. In this session, you will learn how to control access to sensitive information with Azure Information Protection, protect against data leaks with Data Loss Prevention, encrypt data with BitLocker, and meet legal and regulatory requirements with Exchange Online Archiving.
|2:40pm-3:25pm||5 Big Security Lessons from SMBs You Can Use Right Now
In our efforts to help secure small and medium sized businesses, we've listened and collected valuable learnings from businesses around the world. We will share real world steps to protect organizations of any size and any budget against hackers. While smaller businesses are increasingly targeted by sophisticated attacks, the good news is that there are actions you can take right now to increase your security.
|Securely manage devices with Microsoft 365
Learn to manage iOS, Android and Windows 10 devices with Microsoft 365 Business to enable secure productivity across all your device types. You’ll learn to enroll and configure devices, enable security and management settings, and even wipe data from personal devices if an employee loses a device or leaves your company.
|3:25pm-3:40pm||Guest Movement / Coffee Break|
|3:40pm-4:25pm||The Journey – a Fireside Chat|
|4:30pm-6:00pm||Ask the Experts: Networking Reception in the Microsoft Showcase|
This is a Microsoft event where meals, refreshments, and promotional items may be provided to attendees at no charge. Prior to attending this event, guests who are employed by or otherwise represent public sector entities are asked to review their organization’s policies to ensure that their attendance at this event is permitted. By attending this event, guests are representing to Microsoft that they are permitted by their organization’s policies to attend this event.
Business Casual is suggested for all sessions and meetings. Keep in mind that meeting areas are temperature controlled. Dress in layers and/or appropriate for your own comfort.
Please note any special needs or requests when registering online. You may also email special requests to the Microsoft 365 Business Summit Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.Register Now!