Careless Whispers at the WWPC
This week's Partner Conference in Boston has been a show for the big guys and
the global guys. One partner told me that Microsoft told him that more than
70 percent of conference attendees are Gold Certified Partners, and almost half
are from Europe. The Dutch in particular have been easy to spot with their bright
I also heard that Microsoft's Ballmer-attended Gold Certified Partner luncheon
on Tuesday turned out to be a little less regal than expected. Instead of having
the tables, table cloths and other signs of civilized dining that partners surely
deserve, Microsoft's channel champions got rows of chairs (no tables) and cold
box lunches! Heck, we got a better deal in the press room. Maybe those Eurofines
have already led to some cost cutting in Redmond...
If you were at the WWPC, what was your favorite part of the show? What did
you not like? Drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by Lee Pender on July 13, 2006 at 11:53 AM