In today’s world it’s so easy to forget and push off the benefits as well as importance of face-to-face opportunities. Especially when it comes to connecting with others within the business community. Industry face-to-face events such as SPTechCon have a powerful impact on connecting with active members in your line of work. Specifically for SPTechCon, those active in the SharePoint and Office 365 communities.
Here are 5 benefits to attending SPTechCon: The SharePoint and Office 365 Conference:
Educational opportunities. No matter how experienced you are with SharePoint and Office 365, everyone can learn. Isolating yourself without exposure to a variety of points of view, leads to missing out on new ideas and trends that can impact future results. The educational aspect of SPTechCon can reveal new ways to increase productivity with SharePoint and Office 365.
Networking with Peers. SPTechCon provides a wonderful opportunity to network. Did you know that avoiding peers for fear of others discovering your competitive advantage can actually limit your own success. Would it shock you if I said Collaboration is the best way to approach networking? Come to SPTechCon and meet people who can help you uncover ideas and spark inspiration (visa versa).
|3||Encounter New Vendors. SPTechCon is also a great place to engage with vendors within the SharePoint and Office 365 community. Too often people avoid the trade show exhibit hall at conferences. Rolling eyes come to mind and not wanting to have to talk to salespeople. The SPTechCon sponsors are some of the best people for you to get to know if you want to learn more about the current SharePoint and Office 365 climate. Inside the SPTechCon Exhibit Hall you will discover innovative products & services an essential way to stay competitive.|
Position Yourself as an Expert. By becoming an active participant at SPTechCon, you can develop a reputation as a SharePoint and Office 365 expert to both your peers and clients. It has been well known, those who have been engaged with SPTechCon over the long term are often asked to present and to submit articles for the SPTechCon Blog and SPO365 newsletter.
Have Fun. All work and no play – no way Jose. SPTechCon mixes in a social aspect into your learning experience. Take part in the evening activities such as the Networking Reception and Lightning Talks. Extend your stay in gorgeous downtown Austin, TX. Explore the local area and find some time to relax.