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Community Manager

Illuminate 2022 - Portugal

IAMCP EMEA and IAMCP Portugal are hosting an event for IAMCP EMEA members in the beautiful countryside of the Douro Region, Portugal.

For 3 days (Oct 16 -18), members can CONNECT, LEARN and GROW while taking part in topical roundtables, networking sessions and informational updates with fellow members, Microsoft Subject Matter Experts, Leaders and international speakers. 

We will also invite sponsor members to illuminate the audiences on their business successes and initiatives.


- Learn about Microsoft’s regional priorities and programs
- Enjoy two days of partner networking and build strategic partnerships 
- Exchange best practices on business development and growth 
- Understand how to build a better and inclusive work environment 
- Spend few days in Porto and the beautiful Douro Region in Portugal 
- Bring your spouse, kids or partner for our parallel family program 


  • Day 1, Sunday October 16
    • IAMCP EMEA Board meeting
    • Team building activity
    • Welcome dinner with Members at Pestana, Douro Riverside Hotel (photos)


  • Day 2 Monday, October 17  Community Network, engage with Microsoft executives’ team and know 22/23 MS strategy and plans
    • SPEAKERS confirmed from Microsoft:
      • Andres Ortolá - Country General Manager and President at Microsoft Portugal,
      • Enrique Murray-Campbell - World-Wide Partner Transformation Lead, Microsoft Corporation,
      • Ines Arboli - Microsoft EMEA Scale-Managed Partners Sales Director,
      • Joana Vala Pires - Director Partner Business Development and Go To Market - Microsoft Western Europe,
      •  Joao Batalha – Partner Sales Lead at Microsoft,
      • Valeria Camacho - Director Partner Strategy, Enablement and Investments - Western Europe at Microsoft) and also some other sessions under the “brand” of “Being a Microsoft Partner”, specifically for Microsoft partners.


  • Day 3 Tuesday, October  18,  A better work environment
    • Dedicated to social networking and to improve work environment
    • Topics like conscious working, wellbeing culture in business environments, D&I, emotional salary, and more
    • This day will take place Rural Hotel Viscondes da Varzea Home, a vineyard on the Douro river region