Community Events Discussion topics Community Events Discussion topics Thu, 18 Aug 2022 07:53:19 GMT CommunityEventsDiscussion 2022-08-18T07:53:19Z Is the Community Event Discussion Active? <P>Hi,</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>I noticed the last discussion in this forum backs to 2021, so I am wondering is this community forum still active.</P> Thu, 09 Jun 2022 13:57:14 GMT Reza_Ameri 2022-06-09T13:57:14Z Event Submission <P>Hi guys, how do I submit an event after hosting it?</P> Tue, 06 Apr 2021 12:38:07 GMT Gospel_A 2021-04-06T12:38:07Z Edited event details are not updated <P>Hi,</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>I've updated details for my event, and submitting the edits was successful, but after 12 hours event's description is still not updated.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>Am I missing some steps?</P> Thu, 28 May 2020 07:31:40 GMT Aleksandar Nikolic 2020-05-28T07:31:40Z Repository for User group content? <P>I run the <A href="#" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Nashville Microsoft Azure Users Group</A>. We currently have over 1,600 members. Recently, like lots of other user groups, we have moved to an on-line format, streaming and recording our meetings.&nbsp; We even set up our own <A href="#" target="_blank" rel="noopener">YouTube Channel</A>.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>It occurred to us that many other user groups have done the same. As a result there is a lot of Azure user group meeting content that could be shared with the Azure user group community at large. Is there any organization that could act as a clearinghouse for this content?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>If you have any ideas please let us know.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>Thanks</P> <P>Bill Zack, President, The Nashville Microsoft Azure Users Group</P> Mon, 02 Nov 2020 17:48:44 GMT William Zack 2020-11-02T17:48:44Z Best Practices to Advertise an Event <P>Hi&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>Due to Coronavirus, we have opportunity for several online meetings, do you have any best practices to share about how to market our event and make sure many people will know about it?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>Is there any special feature in this platform?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>Any best practices or suggestion?</P> Sun, 12 Apr 2020 13:38:10 GMT Reza_Ameri-Archived 2020-04-12T13:38:10Z Adding new cities to tech event and speaker listings <P>How can I get a new city added to the Speaker and event listing city dropdown? I'm wanting to add Lawrence, KS but currently closest I can get is Kansas City, Kansas since Lawrence isn't there yet.</P><P><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-center" image-alt="msedge_YwsWuSHOBU.png" style="width: 400px;"><img src=";px=400" role="button" title="msedge_YwsWuSHOBU.png" alt="msedge_YwsWuSHOBU.png" /></span></P><P>&nbsp;</P> Fri, 20 Dec 2019 19:40:24 GMT Nathan Chamberlain 2019-12-20T19:40:24Z Is there a user group community gathering planned for MS Ignite 2019? <P><LI-USER uid="10784"></LI-USER>&nbsp;</P><P>I am attending and my group would like to get some answers about the future support of the community. Is there an area or meetup planned for user group representatives to meet?</P><P>Hermine Turner, President</P><P>Detroit IT User Group (DITUG)</P><P>&nbsp;</P> Tue, 05 Nov 2019 13:54:16 GMT DITUG President 2019-11-05T13:54:16Z Is there a meetup planned for leaders of User Groups planned for MS Ignite this week? <P>I am at MS Ignite and am interested in touching base with other community leaders and the MS folks who are over the community events forums. Is there an area at MS Ignite are a workshop or presentation planned for user group leaders?</P><P>Thanks.</P> Sat, 02 Nov 2019 17:34:48 GMT DITUG President 2019-11-02T17:34:48Z Emoji in event text <P>Hi, I would like to notice changes for text in events. Emoji is the best way to mark something in the text where we cant use any font size or bold. So please add compatibility with emoji in event text :). On the screen, you can see how it looks for now.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <DIV id="tinyMceEditorclipboard_image_0" class="mceNonEditable lia-copypaste-placeholder">&nbsp;</DIV> Thu, 10 Oct 2019 19:25:27 GMT rogalapiotr 2019-10-10T19:25:27Z Tooltips on fields while adding Community activities or for fields that need to be submitted <P>While filling my community activity in terms of organizing a meetup, I am not sure what is expected of me when I am asked to furnish the details on meetings [is it individual sessions in the meetup/ no. of meetups held by the meetup group /??] and members [do you mean attendees of this meetup or members of the meetup group]</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>I thinks its a good UX practice in terms of accessibility to either provide a tooltip that will guide submitters with pointers on what is expected and/or expand the label to be descriptive enough.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>Please consult the team, they are doing some stellar work on web accessibility.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> Sat, 03 Aug 2019 15:51:17 GMT Augustine Correa 2019-08-03T15:51:17Z Technology Listing on Community Event Creation <P>The current theme for our community event this month is JavaScript. Unfortunately none from the product listing is an exact match. The closest which I could add was Visual Studio and Azure [which are at best tangentially relevant to the theme ]. Also could not find dotnet in the product listing?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>I think end users searching for an event would be zeroing in on events that cater to their technology interests. Eg: for this events ….folks would be interested in JavaScript, nodejs , typescript, angular, react vue, WASM( Blazor). Perhaps a technology listing would be more beneficial during event creation.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> Thu, 25 Jul 2019 16:26:58 GMT Augustine Correa 2019-07-25T16:26:58Z SharePoint Fest DC is Less Than Two Weeks Away! <P>When: Monday, April 29 - May 3, 2019</P><P>Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P><SPAN><FONT color="#000000">SharePoint Fest brings to you the world’s leading experts in SharePoint, Office 365, Microsoft Teams and Azure. Whether you are new to SharePoint or an experienced power user, admin or developer, SharePoint Fest has content designed to fit your experience level and area of interest. Our workshops and sessions are taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers, Microsoft MVPs, Microsoft Regional Directors and Microsoft engineers.</FONT></SPAN></P><P><SPAN><FONT color="#000000">&nbsp;</FONT></SPAN></P><P><SPAN><FONT color="#000000">At SharePoint Fest, subject matter is divided into tracks and each session is designated for beginner, intermediate or advanced. Tracks are offered for the following subjects, Office 365, Azure, Teams, OneDrive, Search, Content Management, Power Users, Business Value, Implementation/Administration, Workflow, Business Intelligence, and SharePoint Development, and more. Choose one complete learning track or mix and match based on what content best meets you and your organization’s current needs!</FONT></SPAN></P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Register now! <A href="#" target="_blank" rel="noopener">;</A></P> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:11:39 GMT Jamie Bertha 2019-04-17T01:11:39Z Strategies for Marketing Community Events <P style="text-align: justify;">Hi,</P> <P style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</P> <P style="text-align: justify;">What are the best strategy for marketing community event?</P> <P style="text-align: justify;">What I will do is using social media and sending message to my community members to advertise my event.</P> <P style="text-align: justify;">If it is offline event, I could get help from local Microsoft Office.</P> <P style="text-align: justify;">I am wondering, do you have any strategy or best practice which help in community event advertisement?</P> <P style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</P> <P style="text-align: justify;">I would like to recommend to create a big list of members who interested in Microsoft Events and then when we add our event to the list , send them advertisement. We need a centralized platform to be able to do marketing and it would be more productive that our current way which is just send message to our local community members.</P> Sat, 09 Feb 2019 15:05:07 GMT Reza_Ameri-Archived 2019-02-09T15:05:07Z Xamarin forms app Is getting deployed in emulator with out debugging <P>Hi,</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Can anyone solve <A href="#" target="_blank" rel="noopener">this issue</A>?</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P><A href="#" target="_blank"></A></P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>The Xamarin forms app is getting deployed in emulator but not debugging</P> Sat, 09 Feb 2019 06:34:38 GMT Vibhav Patil 2019-02-09T06:34:38Z AZURE DAY ROME 2019 <DIV>Good morning,</DIV><DIV>I'm Luca Congiu DotNetCode's Community Leader, we are organizing AZURE DAY Conference (<A href="#" target="_blank"></A>) in Rome at Microsoft's Office for next 24th May and we expect between 120 and 150 attendees.</DIV><DIV>Last year we organized Global Azure Bootcamp and we give away Azure Passes for the Attendees, it's possible to have the same sponsorship gived to GAB for our Conference?</DIV><DIV>Best Regards</DIV><DIV>Luca</DIV><DIV>&nbsp;</DIV><DIV>&nbsp;</DIV><DIV><I>DotNetCode Community Leader</I></DIV> Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:06:42 GMT Luca Congiu 2019-02-07T08:06:42Z Comms vNext 2019 is OPEN for Registration <P><span class="lia-inline-image-display-wrapper lia-image-align-center" image-alt="CvN_Registration_Open.JPG" style="width: 999px;"><img src=";px=999" role="button" title="CvN_Registration_Open.JPG" alt="CvN_Registration_Open.JPG" /></span></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>The day that much of the Microsoft UC community (Microsoft Teams &amp; Skype for Business) has been waiting for: <EM><STRONG>Registration is <U>OPEN</U> for Comms vNext 2019</STRONG></EM>!</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>If you are not entirely familiar with this community-led conference, the 2019 event will be a 2-day event in Denver on June 5-6, and will feature speakers including <STRONG>Microsoft PG</STRONG> members, <STRONG>MVP</STRONG>s, and other <STRONG>industry experts</STRONG>! Content will range from level 100 all the way up to the much-sought-after level 400 Deep Dive stuff. Oh, and I forgot to mention, a ton of incredible partners and vendors in this space are making this all possible as vendors, so a HUGE thank you to each one!</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>Head on over to <A href="#" target="_blank"></A> to learn more and get REGISTERED. Early bird pricing and discounted hotel bundles will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Hope to catch up with you at the <EM>Attendee Party</EM>!&nbsp;</P> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:11:11 GMT Josh Blalock 2019-01-17T18:11:11Z O365 Tenants for User Groups <P>Until recently, there was an offer from the Microsoft Technical Communities Program (MSTC) for free O365&nbsp;subscriptions to help collaboration within user groups (see <A href="#" target="_blank"></A>). My user group made use of this offer, and has renewed the subscription each year (for free) by using a Yammer group which was linked from the original pages on (which are no longer available).&nbsp;</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>I've been in contact with both O365 support and the new Microsoft Tech Community about the status of this offer and the user groups which are reliant upon the O365 tenants. Thus far:</P><UL><LI>O365 Support has no offer or transition plan to assist. Instead, they have referred me to the Microsoft Tech Community folks.</LI><LI>Microsoft Tech Community replied with:</LI></UL><BLOCKQUOTE><P><SPAN>...we are looking to see if there is anything we can do to&nbsp;support&nbsp;this going forward but I am afraid at this time there is nothing further I can communicate.</SPAN></P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>I am sorry I do not have better news to share on this currently however we will publish any update to this position in the Community Events Speakers and Leader discussion board.</P></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Each week, O365 contacts me to see if the Microsoft Tech Community has provided any updates, as my tenant (and others) will expire if nothing is done about this. It's likely that not many user groups are fully fledged non-profits that would qualify for other O365 offers, so without the assistance of Microsoft on this we will all be forced to either begin paying for our subscriptions or switch to alternative, more cost effective, solutions. User groups are often run by community members on a shoestring budget, so paying per month for these subscriptions is likely not a viable option for most.</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>As this is the forum mentioned by MS Tech Community... any updates?</P> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:29:11 GMT Jon Badgett 2018-09-20T16:29:11Z How to add event photo? <P>Hello all,</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>I just created my first community event. Is there any option to add photo as a event cover?</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>Thanks,</P> Thu, 06 Sep 2018 11:29:55 GMT Vladimir Stefanovic 2018-09-06T11:29:55Z Commenting on events <P>Hi all,</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>So we are just over a month into our new experience and we have made some improvements along the way, they are:</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <UL> <LI>You can now submit basic html formatting with your events description or in your speaker bio to provide a better look to your card.</LI> <LI>Given you the ability to see at the top of your event card, before you submit it, how the picture you have selected will be displayed in the two styles we support in the community.</LI> <LI>Removed from the event card and the speaker card any fields that are empty when you hit submit.</LI> <LI>Given you map, powered by Bing maps, for all physical events located with in the USA.</LI> <LI>Implemented a feedback mechanism to let you know when we approve your events, and if we reject them why.</LI> <LI>The ability to see all events you have submitted that are either approved or pending approval and update them if needed.</LI> </UL> <P>What are we still working on?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <UL> <LI>We have a bug with time-zones sometimes not being applied correctly - Fix is targeted by the end of this weekend.</LI> <LI>Implementing a WYSWYG Editor for both the event description and the Bio</LI> <LI>Expanding map support to other countries</LI> <LI>Making it easier to filter for online events</LI> </UL> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>We are really excited to see you using the space and the feedback thus far as been really positive. We would also like to make you aware that you and people who wish to go to your events can comment on the event using the "Comment" button. We would love to see some pictures of some of your events and for your attendees to offer feedback via the comment button.</P> <P><BR />We are always looking for new idea's and so if there is anything you would like us to add please do <A href="" target="_blank">let us know</A>.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>Regards</P> Thu, 09 Aug 2018 18:27:02 GMT Allen 2018-08-09T18:27:02Z Submit a Community as a community leader <P>Hi all,</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>can we submit a Community as a community leader?&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>Thank you!</P> Mon, 06 Aug 2018 12:09:19 GMT Raphael Köllner 2018-08-06T12:09:19Z