Welcome to SQLSaturday #33 in Charlotte, NC!

On Saturday March 6, 2010 the SQL Server Community will experience an event like no other in the Southeast region. Renowned speakers from around the world will gather in Charlotte, NC to share their knowledge on Microsoft SQL Server. This is your opportunity to meet, network with and learn from the SQL Community leading experts such as Andrew Kelly, Rick Heiges, Aaron Bertrand, John Welch, Denny Cherry, Geoff Hiten, Andy Warren, Jessica M. Moss, Rafael Salas, Sergey Pustovit and Tim Ford. Also scheduled to present are current SQL PASS President Rushabh Mehta and former SQL PASS President Wayne Snyder.

SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held March 6, 2010 at the the Microsoft Charlotte Offices on 8050 Microsoft Way, Charlotte, NC 28273. (Bing Maps) Located close to I-77, I-485, I-85 and Charlotte Douglas International Airport, this location is convenient to people within driving distance and a cheap flight from certain cities. Jet Blue and AirTran fly to Charlotte and on Feb 1 were offering $99 flights to Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore and other cities.  The Hyatt Place Hotel (Web Site) is offering a special $65 per night rate for event attendees.   

Admittance to this event is free but there will be a charge for a high quality box lunch. All other costs are covered by donations and sponsorships. Many thanks to our platinum sponsors SQL Sentry (Web Site) and Microsoft (Web Site). This event is being hosted by the Charlotte SQL Server Users Group, (Web Site) and many volunteers from the group will be working during the event.

This event is SOLD OUT!   If you have registered but can not attend, please cancel your registration. People on the waiting list will gladly fill your empty seat.


*We do ask that you consider to OPT-IN for the Sponsors of this event. Without their assistance, we cannot bring this FREE event to you. You can always opt-out if and when they contact! Thank you for your consideration.

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Mar 4,2010
For real-time updates before, during and after the conference follow @Peter_Shire, @SQLsensei and hashtag #SQLSat33 on Twitter.
Mar 4,2010
Don't forget to download and print the Attendee Packet. (Click Here)
Mar 2,2010
Yes, lunch payment reminders went via email today. Apologies if you have already paid. We will be working through the list manually later this week to follow up on true unpaid attendees.
Feb 23,2010
Welcome Gold Sponsor - Quest Software and Silver Sponsors Red Gate Software and Confio Software.
Feb 17,2010
Welcome Bronze Sponsor - CozyRoc. We appreciate your support. A Gold Sponsor is soon to be announced.
Feb 16,2010
Here's a special link to register online at The Hyatt Place Hotel (Web Site) and automatically receive the $65 per night event rate.
Feb 12,2010
We are pleased to announce our hotel partner for the event - The Hyatt Place - Charlotte / Arrowood! A state-of-the-art contemporary hotel with amazing hi-tech amenities and complimentary breakfast. They are offering a deeply discounted rate of $65 per night. Please consider them when booking your overnight arrangements. You must call (704) 522-8400 and ask for the SQLSaturday rate!
Feb 10,2010
I am very excited to announce that SQL Server MVPs Aaron Bertrand and Denny Cherry will be presenting sessions at SQLSaturday #33. 
Feb 8,2010
The speaker list continues to grow impressively. Two more SQL Server MVPs (Kevin Kline and Joe Webb) have verbally committed to present. Their sessions will be posted soon.
Feb 2,2010
Just announced! The PASS Board has voted to acquire the SQLSaturday Event brand and management. The Charlotte SQL Saturday #33 will be the first held under PASS Management! (more...)

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