SQLSaturday is a free training event for Microsoft Data Platform professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server, Business Intelligence and Analytics. This event will be held on Mar 19 2016 at Stratford University, 11104 W. Broad Street, Glen Allen, Virginia, 23060, United States

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Welcome to SQLSaturday

SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. Admittance to this event is free, all costs are covered by donations and sponsorships (however, there is a non-refundable $10 charge to offset the cost of lunch). Please register soon as seating is limited, and let friends and colleagues know about the event.

We have arranged discount hotel rates at the following hotels (listed by distance from the venue):

 Hotel  Rate  Distance Address
Valid Thru
 Candlewood Suites
 $109  0.1 mi
4120 Tom Leonard Drive, Glen Allen  3/20/2016  
 Hilton Garden Inn
 $119  1.0 mi
4050 Cox Road, Glen Allen
 2/26/2016  Click Here
 Springhill Suites
 $105  2.5 mi
9960 Independence Park Drive, Henrico
 2/26/2016  Click Here

For a reservation at the Candlewood Suites, call 804.364.2000 and ask for the "SQL Saturday" discount rate.


Italian Kitchen Catering will be the caterer for this year's Precon Workshops (Friday) and SQLSaturday event. Attendees who have opted to purchase a lunch ticket with their SQLSaturday registration will have their choice of 1 Entree and sides.

Meat Lasagna
Vegetarian Lasagna
Baked Ziti (vegetarian)
Penne Alfredo (w/ optional Grilled Chicken on the side)

Italian Salad
Italian Bread
Desert: Mini Eclairs
Drink: water, tea or soda

Don't forget that the Richmond SQL Server User Group meets monthly. More information about RSSUG and the upcoming schedule is available here.

Event news

  • Friday, February 12, 2016 11:14:00 AM

    This year we have selected Italian Kitchen Catering to provide lunch during the precons and SQLSaturday. The lunch menu will be posted online in a few weeks.

  • Saturday, January 30, 2016 7:28:00 PM

    SQLSATRVA is proud to announce that two Precon workshops have been scheduled to occur on Friday, March 18th, 2016.

    Workshop 1:

    Power BI: From Beginning To End...

    Presented by Patrick LeBlanc

    Details and Registration

    Workshop 2:

    Monitoring SQL Server with Extended Events

    Presented by Jason Brimhall

    Details and Registration

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