Drive, Fly, or Train - Get to Focus 2018

By Delaney Freer posted 04-18-2018 06:51 PM


By now you've heard of Focus 2018.
 Did you realize that by attending you will grow professionally, network with other Power BI or Microsoft Dynamics 365, AX, CRM, or NAV users, All Stars, and Microsoft team members and most importantly, learn how to optimize your use of the product through deep-dive education? Don't miss out - Register now.

There are many user group members who live near Indianapolis, IN where Focus is taking place. Local Chapter Leaders and users can't wait to welcome you to the area! Hear from four of them below:

"Events like Focus are wonderful opportunities to meet others and share common issues. Make the most of your time by networking with other users so after the conference ends you have a group of people to bounce ideas off and go to when issues come up."

- Daniel Walter, Business Analyst at Australian Gold & D365UG/AXUG Indianapolis Chapter Leader



"I appreciate the D365UG/CRMUG community because members are willing to share their ideas and solutions and help each other address challenging situations that may arise. I recommend taking time while you’re in Indianapolis to visit the Indianapolis Motor Speedway."

- Julie Reynolds, Enterprise Information Steward at Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company & D365UG/CRMUG Indianapolis Chapter Leader 

"As a local to this area, Indianapolis is great location for Focus because of its diverse businesses and centralized Midwest location. I am attending Focus in 2018 to both learn as a NAV user and continue my growth in business development."

- Bill Wilson, internal IT, former scheduling manager and cost accountant for Park 100 Foods, Inc. & NAVUG Member



"I think attendees will find Indianapolis to be full of friendly people. A short walk away from the Marriott where Focus is being held are unique restaurants, art displays, museums, and the Cultural Trail." 

-Jennifer McGuire, Business Analyst at Strada Education Network & Indianapolis PUG Leader More from Jennifer

Don't miss Conference Academy training

In addition to Focus take advantage of optional, extra instructor-led classroom training after the conference.

  • VSCode and Modern NAV Development - 2-Day Workshop: Enhance your development skills and learn about the new development tool for Dynamics NAV, including how to use VSCode to create your own solution as an extension… without touching standard code. Instructor: Gunnar Gestsson, Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Dynamics NAV Architect

  • Build Custom PowerApps - 1-Day Workshop: Learn first-hand how to leverage Microsoft PowerApps and Flow to extend data from SharePoint, Excel, Dynamics and many more applications to create mobile and web business apps... without writing a line of code. Instructor: Daniel Christian, Microsoft MVP for Business Solutions. Learn more in Daniel's Speaker Spotlight.

Maximize your ROI by joining one of these cost-effective, hands-on training courses! You are welcome to participate in Academy training even if you don’t plan to attend Focus.

Enjoy what our host city has to offer

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Sports - Indy Eleven Field

A lineup of only-in-Indy experiences make it a must-visit destination - Condé Nast Traveler even named Indianapolis one of their "Hottest Destinations of 2018". Here's why Indianapolis is an exciting and fitting location for this year's Focus host city:

  • Dining: Indianapolis offers over 300 diverse dining options for all palates and price points. 

  • Nightlife: When the work day is over, Indianapolis comes alive with hundreds of places for good times, good drinks, and good conversation. From happy hour hotspots to late night live music venues, you will find yourself in an activated downtown with endless entertainment and networking options conveniently close by.

  • Location: Known as the Crossroads of America, Indy is within a day’s drive of over half of the country’s population. 

Time to get registered

This is a can't-miss training opportunity. Join peers like Daniel, Julie, Bill and Jennifer (and experts!) in Indianapolis:

Register for Focus