Top Reasons to Attend Visual Studio Live! Washington, D.C.

1 BOLDLY CODE WITH US! Join us on our maiden voyage to the Nation's capital to explore what's now, new and next for the .NET development universe.

2 A TRUSTED SOURCE SINCE 1993. We take pride in the fact that the Developer Community has come to us for the best in developer-focused education and training for over 20 years.

3 BALANCE YOUR BUDGET. Get 4 days of developer-focused education for a great price! Plus, the earlier you register, the more you save!

4 TRULY BIPARTISAN VIEWS. We want you to learn about the most recent software and industry updates from every angle. That's why you'll get to hear from both unbiased industry experts and Microsoft insiders at your sessions.

5 STAY INFORMED ON CURRENT EVENTS. What you need to know now: the information-packed 4-day agenda offers multiple sessions in tracks such as Visual Studio /.NET Framework, Cloud Computing, Cross-Platform Mobile and JavaScript/HTML5 Client.

6 CHANGE YOU CAN BELIEVE IN. Moving to the Cloud? Embracing enterprise mobility? Opening the floodgates of open source development? Are you ready? Andrew Brust and Rockford Lhotka, our conference co-chairs, are here to help you not only understand and work with the change, but master it!

7 YOUR CAPTAINS OF CONTENT. Sit down for some one-on-one time with the likes of Miguel Castro, Rockford Lhotka, Deborah Kurata and Brian Randell. Speakers at Visual Studio Live! are always able and willing to talk to you outside of sessions – it's a great opportunity to get insightful, on-point answers to some of your burning questions!

8 WE ARE VISUAL STUDIO LIVE! The latest Microsoft .NET Framework release includes exciting new capabilities that apply to any type of .NET application. Visual Studio 2013 provides ever more powerful features around debugging, architecture and application lifecycle management (ALM). Visual Studio Live! gives you the information you need to understand and leverage the power of .NET, Visual Studio, ALM, and the .NET Framework today and into the future.

9 SHAKE SOME HANDS. Developers, engineers, software architects and designers will all be at the conference from all around the world -- take advantage of the meals and networking events to get to know your colleagues.

10 TAKE A STEP BACK TO MOVE FORWARD. Getting out from behind your desk, stepping away from the daily grind, and taking 4 days to soak in new knowledge is still the best way to move forward on new projects and breathe life into old ones back at the office.