Events & Activities

Your attendance at Live! 360 is about learning from your peers as well as the experts; make the most of your time with us and add these events and activities to your itinerary!

Dine-A-Round Dinner

Sunday, November 17, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Universal CityWalk

Join other conference attendees and speakers for a casual, no-host dinner and make a few new friends while enjoying the fun and delicious themed restaurants at Universal CityWalk. This is your opportunity to meet fellow attendees and start friendships that can last for the week or even longer. Groups can break into smaller groups based on where everyone wants to dine and head off to dinner. Everyone is responsible for their own dinner.

EXPO Preview

Monday, November 18, 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Join us on Monday evening for drinks and snacks and to get a "sneak peek" at the Live! 360 exhibitors before the Live! 360 Keynote at 7:00 pm. This is a great opportunity to meet and network with your fellow attendees early in the week and to learn about the innovations and latest technologies available from our exhibitors.

Exhibitor Reception

Tuesday, November 19, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Expo Hall

Enjoy drinks and snacks while you explore the Live 360 exhibits and network with fellow attendees and speakers. This is your chance to check out the latest offerings from our exhibitors to help you in daily life when you return to the office.

Don't forget to visit the Demo Theater during the Expo Preview to hear directly from exhibitors and enter for your chance to win a FREE Live! 360 2014 pass.

Round Table Lunch

Wednesday, November 20, 12:15pm – 1:45pm
Dining Tent

Plumb the knowledge and experience of your colleagues, conference speakers and exhibitors by participating in one of the Luncheon Round Table discussions. These tables are designated with a sign and seating is on a first-come basis. There will be a wide variety of topics covering all Live! 360 events.

Luncheon Rockin' Round Table

Thursday, November 21
12:15pm - 1:30pm

Celebrate 20 years of Visual Studio Live! by rolling back the tunes to 1993. What were you listening to in 1993? Grunge, Hip Hop, Top 40, Alternative? Come join one of our lunch tables for a lively discussion on the top artists and hits of 1993.

Tables will include:

  • Whitney Houston
  • Snoop Dogg
  • Eazy E
  • Pearl Jam
  • Smashing Pumpkins
  • Ace of Base
  • Madonna
  • Duran Duran
  • Tupac
  • Spin Doctors
  • REM
  • Soundgarden

Live! 360 Dessert Luau

Wednesday, November 20, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Wantilan Luau Pavilion

We're in Orlando in November! Leave those thoughts of a cold and snowy day behind you and come celebrate the South Pacific. Mingle with your fellow attendees and speakers while enjoying an entertaining evening. The Live! 360 Dessert Luau will feature a delicious dessert buffet and you will be treated to fabulous entertainment including Polynesian dancers and fire throwers. Don't forget to try the specialty Live! 360 cocktail or your favorite Island libation.


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(I liked) The diversity and having access to other conference sessions besides the one I was attending. The workshops were good as well. -- Brian Jones, Software Developer, Emerson Electric
I liked that peers brought their experience and expertise to each session. The information was extremely timely and relevant. -- Curtis Taylor, Principle Consultant, INFRAGISTICS