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SilverlightShow Contest: Win a Pass for Visual Studio Live! Orlando Conference

This contest ended on November 12, 2012. See who grabbed the pass »

SilverlightShow and Visual Studio Live! conference will be again sending one SilverlightShow member to the next Visual Studio Live event! After giving away a free pass for Visual Studio Live! Las Vegas in March, Visual Studio Live! New York in May, and Visual Studio Live! Redmond in August, we are now looking forward to Visual Studio Live! Orlando conference, taking place at Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, December 10-14, 2012!

One of you will get a free 5-Day Package pass ($2,095 value) for this event in our contest! Note that this pass gives you access to 3 more events! Find out more below.


What is Visual Studio Live! Orlando? It's a 5-Day Event bringing developers, software architects, programmers and designers together to learn from industry experts and Microsoft insiders. Join 5 days of over 60 educational sessions - all built to prepare you for what’s now, new and next in the .NET development platform.  

Visual Studio Live! is a Live! 360 event, co-located in sunny Orlando with Cloud & Virtualization Live!, SharePoint Live! and SQL Server Live!. You can attend just one event or customize your conference experience by attending sessions at any of the four co-located events — all for one low price. Track Topics Include: MobileVisual Studio / .NETWeb / HTML5Windows 8 / WinRTWPF / SIlverlight. Learn more on the event »

Cloud & Virtualization Live! delivers intelligent training with real-world applicability on today's virtualization and cloud technologies. Taught by the industry's most celebrated expert speakers, this event is ideal for IT professionals, systems administrators, developers and consultants who want to develop their skill sets in evaluating, deploying and optimizing virtual and cloud-based environments. Learn more on this event »  


1. How to enter the contest?

Join SilverlightShow challenge "Headlines from the future" in the challenge portal Deed by posting your craziest idea on how development technologies will change in the future.

Join the challenge now »

2. Contest start and end date

The contest starts at 12:01 am PST on October 5th, 2012 and ends at 11:59 pm PST on November 12th , 2012. Challenge completions received outside this period will not be considered for the free pass giveaway.

3. Choosing the winner

During the challenge completion period, everyone is encouraged to share their favorite challenge entry on Facebook, tweet it, or like it inside the challenge. A jury from Live! 360 and SilverlightShow will elect the free pass winner among the 10 entries which got most total number of likes and shares.

4. Announcing the winner

The winner will be announced on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 on SilverlightShow Home page, inside the challenge and via email to the winner. If the winner does not confirm he accepts his award within 2 days from mailing, we will pick and announce another winner.
The winner, as well as all contest-related news will also be announced via SilverlightShow TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn accounts. Stay in touch!

5. Who may join?

Anyone who has not yet registered to attend the event. Just make sure you'd have enough time for visa or travel arrangements if you are awarded the free pass.

Good Luck!

Want to attend the Live 360 events without challenging your luck? Get $500 off the Visual Studio Live! Orlando 5-Day Package by using code UGVS1 and $500 off the Cloud & Virtualization Live! 360 5-Day Package by using code UGCV1. Both of the codes are exclusive to SilverlightShow readers and members.