LUNCH WITH THE BLUE BADGES
On Thursday, Visual Studio Live! attendees will have the opportunity to have lunch with the Blue Badges at The Mixer, the Microsoft employee lunch area with over 10 different restaurant options to choose from. This extended lunch period is also the perfect time to visit the Microsoft Visitor Center and the Microsoft Company Store. Shuttle service to and from the Commons and pre-paid lunch cards will be provided as part of your Visual Studio Live! registration.
ACCESS TO THE MICROSOFT COMPANY STORE
All Visual Studio Live! Redmond event attendees will have the opportunity to visit the Microsoft Company Store during their time at the conference and have access to the employee-only discount area. The company store’s discount area is typically only open for Microsoft employees to purchase select Microsoft products at discounted prices, so you won’t want to miss out on this great opportunity!
Popular home-use software titles such as Windows, Office, Office for Mac, and Streets and Trips are available. XBOX accessories and a selection of XBOX games are offered at significant savings. At the Redmond campus location, you will find one of the largest selections of Microsoft-branded PC hardware in any retail store. PC Hardware offered includes Keyboards and desktop sets, Mice, Webcams and more.
Visual Studio Live! event attendees will qualify for a pass that allows them access to the special discounts normally reserved only for Microsoft employees. Due to the amazing deals, each attendee is allowed to spend up to a maximum of $200. **Restrictions apply.
- **Attendees will be given a voucher/form that allows them access to the employee only discount area to spend up to $200 of their own money on select Microsoft products.
- **All attendees must have a valid driver’s license that matches the name on the voucher.
- **If using a credit card for payment, the name on the card must match the name on your voucher and identification.
- **If you are employed by a government agency or a school or university, you are not eligible for the discount pass due to Microsoft policy.
VISIT THE MICROSOFT VISITOR CENTER
The Microsoft Visitor Center is open to all employees and visitors to the Microsoft campus. Come share in the excitement of their discoveries, explore some of the latest products, and meet some of the people whose ideas and creativity make Microsoft a world leader in computer and software industry.