What we're about

The South Coast Summit will be the largest Microsoft 365 and Azure community conference to be held in the UK, in person, in 2021.

This group is for anyone interested in Microsoft 365 and Azure; we focus on all three clouds of the Microsoft platform: Business Applications, Modern Workplace and Azure.

Our goal is to share real world experiences, latest product offerings from Microsoft and to build a community with peers within the same market space.

*** Dynamics 365, Power Platform, Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, Security and Compliance, Azure AD, Enterprise Mobility and Security (EM+S), Data & AI, Development, Azure IaaS and PaaS. ***

The group is hosted by the community, for the community.

Upcoming events (1)

South Coast Summit 2023

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference

A Microsoft Cloud Technology Community Conference, focusing on the Microsoft stack.

100% free for attendees.

A free-of-charge event for professional people working with Microsoft technology. It focuses on all three pillars of the Microsoft platform: Business Applications, Modern Workplace and Azure.
For this year:

  • Friday 13th October – Hands-on workshops.
  • Saturday 14th October – South Coast Summit 2023 – welcoming all 1,400+ attendees and over 50 exhibitors.

South Coast Summit follows a similar structure to other Microsoft events such as Microsoft Ignite and Future Decoded, with sessions delivered by Microsoft UK, Microsoft MVPs, and UK Gold Partner expert speakers, and a large exhibition of sponsors’ associated products and services.

Saturday 14th October – South Coast Summit 2023

The main event begins early with the registration desk opening at 7am, with a Microsoft Executive-led Keynote opening session on Microsoft 365 and Azure starting at 9am, followed by 80 separate sessions delivered by more than 100 speakers.

There will be more than 40 breakout sessions at the Summit, lasting 40 minutes each and presented in one of the 8 conference rooms. There will also be 36 theatre sessions, lasting 20 minutes each, and presented from four stages within the Exhibition Hall.

Open throughout the day will be our large Expo Hall, with 40+ exhibitors. Within the Atrium there will also be an immersive Microsoft ‘Technology Centre’ where you can get hands on with Microsoft certified hardware and speak with Microsoft experts across the suite of products.

Concluding South Coast Summit 2023 will be a means to network with sponsors and attendees at 15:30, after the breakout sessions and theatre sessions end, you’ll find a sponsored networking area in both the Exhibition Hall, giving you the chance to speak with sponsors, speakers, and other attendees over a drink.

Past events (11)

South Coast Summit 2021

The Ageas Bowl