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Microsoft 'Power BI' Demo Contest
Think you are a Power BI Pro?
Trip to the PASS Business Analytics Conference + more!

Due January 15th, 2014 - Put the spotlight on your dazzling Power BI skills! Create a stellar demo video for the chance to win an Xbox One console, a Surface Pro 2 or a PASS BAC 2014 VIP experience.

Entry Requirements:
  • Your video must be 3 to 10 minutes in length.
  • Use the Power BI for Office 365 client, Excel files, data sets, and analysis.
  • Highlight one or more Power BI features, which include, but are not limited to Power Map, Power View, Q&A, and/or Mobile BI.

Click the link below for Official Rules and more details.


Early Entry Prizes
The first twenty five eligible entrants will receive a Microsoft branded T-shirt.

Semi-Finalist Prizes
Ten Semi-Finalists will each receive an Xbox One console.

Finalist Prizes
Five Finalists will each receive a Prize package including:
  • 1 ticket to attend the PASS Business Analytics Conference 2014 (http://www.sqlpass.org/bac/2014/Home.aspx) May 7 – 9, 2014 in San Jose, CA. Prize consists of event ticket only for 1 person only. Unless you are the Grand Prize Winner, you are solely responsible for any other travel or related expense to attend PASS.
  • A Surface Pro 2 tablet
  • Your demos will be posted on MSCloudOS YouTube Channel

Grand Prize
One Grand Prize winner will receive a trip for one person to attend the PASS Business Analytics Conference 2014 in May 7 – 9, 2014 in San Jose, CA. Trip includes:
  • Round trip coach airfare from major airport closest to winner's home to San Jose, CA
  • 4 nights standard hotel accommodations
  • Transfers to/from Airport/Hotel in San Jose, CA only
  • VIP experience at the PASS BAC
  • Winners demo will be showcased by Microsoft at PASS BAC

Open to professionals or enthusiasts in the field of IT Development including IT Pro's, Developers, Business Intelligence Professionals, Database Administrators, and Business Students who have an interest in data analytics and are 18 years of age or older. Additionally, you must be a legal resident of a Country/Region where Power BI Preview is available - see www.powerbi.com for a list of eligible Countries/Regions.

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