Greetings from Grant!

PASS President, Grant Fritchey gives an overview of the March 2019 PASS Connector!

PASS Summit 2019 Call for Speakers

The PASS Summit 2019 Community Call for Speakers is now open, and abstracts will be accepted for consideration until March 31 at 23:00 UTC. You will have the opportunity to submit up to three abstracts for review.

Share your technical knowledge with PASS Summit 2019 attendees and enhance your own career at the same time!

Guess Who’s Turning 20?

April 05, 2019 is PASS’ 20th birthday and to commemorate this major milestone, we are planning a month filled with community fun and games. Get ready to celebrate, and find out what’s in store.

Advanced T-SQL Class with Itzik Ben-Gan

Join Itzik Ben-Gan to master your T-SQL Querying, Query Tuning and Programming skills. Instructor-led classes all across the US. Do not miss the opportunity to learn from ”the guy who wrote the book”.

PASS Community Spotlight

In March, we celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day. We would like to recognize the inspiring women in our community and their contributions within PASS: 

Do you have content you’d like to share with the community? We’d love to hear from you! You can reach us at

SQL Server Engineer-Led Roadshows

Attend a SQL Server and Azure Data Services free roadshow event near you. Hear SQL Server Engineering leaders discuss and demo new innovations in SQL Server 2019 and Azure Data Services.

And the Outstanding Volunteer Award Goes To…

Hamish Watson has been a member of PASS since 2013. He quickly progressed from a SQLSaturday attendee to organizer by 2015, and now coaches new SQLSaturday organizers. He encourages and supports first time and WIT speakers at the SQLSaturday events he organizes.
Hamish has spoken at PASS Summits since 2016 and he is a PASS User Group leader and a co-leader of the PASS DevOps Virtual Group.

Congratulations, Hamish!

Redgate Acknowledged in Gartner Guide

Data Masking is a hot topic. Gartner provide insights, analysis and representative vendors, including Redgate, in their 2018 Market Guide for Data Masking. You can get your copy of the report compliments of Redgate.

20 Years of PASS - Past Learnings and Future Visions - Call for Speakers is Open!

As we get ready to celebrate 20 years of PASS supporting community thought leaders, we are looking for new PASS members and first-time speakers to share their insights on the future of data and how they envision the industry, and their careers, evolving over the next 20 years.

If you’re a PASS member looking for an opportunity to boost your speaking experience, submit your session today!

Data Expert Series Download Access

PASS held a one-time-only replay of the top 16 sessions from PASS Summit 2018 in February and you can now purchase download access to these sessions through the store.

Five sessions from one stream plus a bonus professional development session are available for only $129! That’s only 29 cents per minute of deep dive technical content. Or grab the Complete Series, all 16 sessions, for only $299.

Changes are Coming to PASStv

We will be listing, reorganizing, and increasing searchability of all free content on our PASStv YouTube channel over the coming weeks..
Be sure to subscribe to our channel to stay updated on this FREE on-demand video content.

Upcoming Virtual Events


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