TechEd Europe 2013 – Event Recap

[Infragistics] Mihail Mateev / Tuesday, July 2, 2013

This year's TechEd Europe was held from 25th-28th June in Madrid. For four days, developers and IT pros from around the world will received practical tips and Deep Dives to the latest Microsoft products and solutions. This was the biggest IT event of the year in Europe, organized by Microsoft.


Event Program


In the event program was included many technical sessions about Windows 8, the new Windows 8.1, SQL Server 2012, the first official MS SQL Server 2014 CTP, Windows Server 2012 R2, Application Lifecycle Management, Big Data and many others.

More information about the sessions you can find here:


The TechEd Europe Exhibition.

There was 10 sponsors and more than 70 Exhibitors from different areas.  In the hall of the exhibition were also presented many Microsoft Solutions and organizations dedicated to support Microsoft  technologies like PASS (not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting the global Microsoft SQL Server community),  Microsoft Technical Communities (MSTC) ,  Microsoft Imagine Cup etc.


Just before the exhibition open to delegates



Technical sessions about Windows Azure


The MVPs corner


The Windows Phone corner


The TechEd exhibition – rush hour


Social Events


There were two social events in the space of the exhibition он Tuesday, June 25th and Wednesday 26th. On Tuesday, organizers offered and Country Drinks within Casa de Campo park.


Infragistics participation of TechEd Europe


Infragistics participated in TechEd Europe as an exhibitor. In the Infragistics  team  were involved people from Sales and Evangelism departments from UK and Bulgaria (including Kiril Matev and me) .

More than 500 delegates visited the Infragistics booth. The company was the largest component vendor in the exhibition. There was great interest in the Infragistics Business Solutions - mobile clients for SharePoint (SharePlus) and BI (ReportPlus). Many participants were interested in Infragistics components for XAML platforms (WPF, Windows UI, Windows Phone) and Ignite UI. Infragistics organized a raffle where every day rewarded with one delegate with Google Nexus 7 tablet. Our people had useful meetings with our partners Microsoft, ESRI, PASS, MSTC and many Microsoft MVPs and delegates.



Whitney draws the winners from the Infragistics lottery



Kiril and Vincent




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