TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Communities, the supporting organization behind the Dynamics AX User Group (AXUG), Dynamics CRM User Group (CRMUG), Dynamics GP User Group (GPUG) Dynamics NAV User Group (NAVUG), and the Power BI User Group (PBIUG), announces record attendance at Summit 2016 in Tampa, FL. The User Group Summit kicked off today with over 6,500 Dynamics users, partners, and Microsoft employees in attendance, a 63% growth over Summit 2015. Attendees have gathered at Summit to take part in focused user-produced educational sessions, peer-to-peer networking/knowledge exchange, and for the opportunity to interact directly with Microsoft executives and product teams.
"This year marks an exciting milestone for attendance. With the help of our User Group Boards, planning committees, and speakers, we have been able to deliver unmatched training experiences for the growing base of Microsoft Dynamics users. Our mission is to ensure each attendee who leaves the event is empowered as a better Dynamics user," said Janet Lampert, President and COO Dynamic Communities.
Key highlights of Summit 2016 include:
- Tuesday afternoon Keynote from Scott Guthrie, Microsoft Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group
- Nearly 800 breakout sessions across AXUG Summit, CRMUG Summit, GPUG Summit, NAVUG Summit, and PBIUG Summit
- Expo Hall featuring more than 230 companies
- Award recognition for All-Stars, Chapters of the Year, and Chapter Leaders of the Year in each user group, distinguishing Members who have provided outstanding service and leadership to the user group community
Preceding Summit 2016, Pre-Conference Academy attracted more than 510 students for two and a half days of hands-on, in-depth learning on Dynamics products.
"As attendance at Summit continues to extend its size and reach, we remain singularly focused on providing high-value, user-centric experiences," said Janet Lampert, President and COO Dynamic Communities."
For more information regarding Summit or to tune in to live on-site broadcasts from October 11-14, visit: www.dynamiccommunities.com
Dynamic Communities is the business management organization that supports technology-centric user groups and associations – providing necessary resources and business operations such as staff, systems and event production. Dynamic Communities is independent from Microsoft, however the two organizations maintain an intentional close working relationship so that our members can provide a collective voice to Microsoft on user concerns, needs, and requests.
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