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PASS Summit Returning to Seattle, WA, Nov. 4-7, 2014

Special limited-time preview rate offers big registration savings

CHARLOTTE, NC—October 17, 2013—Continuing the momentum from a successful road trip to Charlotte, PASS Summit will bring the world’s largest SQL Server and business intelligence conference back to Seattle, WA, Nov. 4-7, 2014.

PASS Summit 2014 will be held at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle, with two days of Pre-Conference Sessions beginning Nov. 3, 2014. Early registration opened today with a special 3-day Full Summit preview rate of $1,095, good until Dec. 6, 2013.

“Every year, our dedicated volunteers organize an even more amazing week of learning and connecting for SQL Server community members around the world,” noted PASS President Bill Graziano. “I can’t wait to see what they’ll have in store for DBAs, developers, BI architects, and IT pros at PASS Summit in Seattle next fall.”

To learn more about PASS Summit 2014 and to register, see

PASS Business Analytics Conference
Call for Speakers and registration are open for the 2nd annual PASS Business Analytics (BA) Conference, May 7-9, 2014, in San Jose, CA. With more than 70 sessions planned by the world’s top BI and BA experts, the BA Conference will bring together analysts and IT pros from the world of BI and analytics to connect, share experiences, and learn more about the power of data to transform business.

Call for Speakers closes Oct. 23, with the early-bird registration rate available until Nov. 17. For more information and to register, visit

PASS SQLRally Nordic and PASS SQLRally Amsterdam
PASS SQLRally Nordic is hosting its 3rd annual event Nov. 4-6 in Stockholm, and PASS SQLRally Amsterdam is gearing up for its inaugural event that same week, Nov. 6-8.

24 Hours of PASS
PASS is rounding out 2013 with two 24 Hours of PASS virtual events for the Portuguese and Spanish SQL Server communities. Both events will feature 24 free, live, back-to-back technical webcasts. The Portuguese event takes place Nov. 13-14, with the Spanish edition on Dec. 12-13. For details, see the 24 Hours of PASS website.

About PASS
PASS is an independent, not-for-profit community organization dedicated to empowering data professionals who leverage Microsoft technologies to connect, share, and learn. With a growing membership of more than 100K, PASS enables networking, knowledge sharing, and peer-based learning through local and virtual chapters, online events, local and regional events, and international conferences such as PASS Summit. For more information, visit the PASS Web site at

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Kathy Blomstrom