SQLSaturday is a free training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held:

on Oct 27 2012 at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC), 2800 Campus Ridge Road, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28105, United States

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Welcome to SQLSaturday #174

The newly formed Charlotte BI Group (CBIG) is excited to bring SQLSaturday, BI Edition, to Charlotte.  This SQL Saturday training event is focused on Microsoft Business Intelligence topics.  We'll have sessions at varying levels, on a variety of subjects such as: ETL, Data Visualization, Self-Service BI, Data Quality, Master Data Management, OLAP, Big Data, SharePoint, Data Management, as well as SQL Server Administration.

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** Download the Session Schedule here **

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Date of event:  Oct 27, 2012
Location: Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC), Levine Campus, 2800 Campus Ridge Road, Matthews, NC 28105 (located in South Charlotte)
Time: Breakfast and check-in start at 7:30 am.  Opening remarks are at 8:00 am.  First session begins at 8:30 am.  Closing remarks & raffle are at 5:00 pm.
Cost:  Admittance to this event is free.  There is an optional lunch fee of $10 so that we can provide you with a nice lunch if you choose to stay at the event to eat.
Twitter Hashtag:  #SQLSat174

SQL Clinic will be here! Got a tough issue you're struggling with? Got an idea you'd like validated? Microsoft Customer Service & Support (CSS) Engineers will be on hand at SQL Clinic to help! Bring your error message, query syntax, or other details to see if the CSS Engineers can provide some guidance that'll help you get closer to solving your issue. Don't be shy about bringing them a question - these guys & gals love to solve problems! And, they're the voice of the customer back to the development teams so take this opportunity to chat with them.

After-Event Party:   After SQL Saturday is over....well, it's not over! Join us afterwards at Beantown Tavern, 130 Matthews Station Street, Matthews NC 28105.  It's located in the charming area of downtown Matthews, just a couple of miles away from CPCC. 

Recommended Hotel: Courtyard Marriott Matthews has given us a special rate of $92 (including breakfast) for the night of October 26, 2012.
Hotel phone: 704-846-4466
Hotel address: 11425 East Independence Boulevard, Matthews, NC 28106
     (about 2.5 miles from the event venue)
Please mention the code word "CBIG" when calling to reserve.
**Reservations must be made by October 7, 2012 to receive the CBIG rate.**
Other nearby hotels:  Hotels Near CPCC Levine Campus

A Very Special Thank You.....

Many thanks to Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) for generously allowing us to use their facilities.

Thank you also to Alberto Botero from CPCC who was extremely helpful in coordinating our use of the venue.

Team SQLSat174:
Rafael Salas     |  Blog  |  LinkedIn  |  Twitter
Javier Guillen    |  Blog  |  LinkedIn  |  Twitter
Jason Thomas  |  Blog  |  LinkedIn  |  Twitter
Melissa Coates |  Blog  |  LinkedIn  |  Twitter

About the Charlotte BI Group:
The first CBIG meeting will be January 8, 2013. Wayne Snyder, MVP, will be talking about Information Visualization. 

More information about the Charlotte BI Group can be found here:  charbigroup.com   RSVP for January's meeting here:  http://cbig0113.eventbrite.com/

Event news

  • Tuesday, October 16, 2012 12:00:00 AM

    The event schedule is now available on the Guidebook app to view on your phone or tablet!  Just search for SQL Saturday #174.

  • Thursday, October 4, 2012 12:00:00 AM

    We're pleased to announce SQL Clinic will be here!  See the event home page for info.

  • Tuesday, September 25, 2012 12:00:00 AM

    Deadline for the drawing to win a Pluralsight membership is Sept. 30th. See Home page for details.

  • Thursday, September 20, 2012 12:00:00 AM

    The schedule is now available.

  • Thursday, September 6, 2012 12:00:00 AM

    Reminder! The call for speakers closes Friday, Sept. 14th.

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