Canadian Open Day Brings out the Geeks and the Tweets

Editor's Note: The following post is by Community Program Manager, Simran Chaudhry

May 4th 2012 marked the 7th Canadian MVP Open Day, held at the Canadian Microsoft Headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario. The event boasted the largest attendance of any Open Day event in Canada with 100 MVPs participating. Attendees were treated to a variety of Microsoft sessions including: Windows 8 Futures, DPE State of the Nation, Technical Breakouts, Xbox Futures and Social Media: Building Your Brand Online.


Throughout the day-long event, MVPs battled to write the most creative tweet in hopes of winning a Samsung Focus Windows Phone AND a Kinect Device. ASP.NET/IIS MVP, Joel Hebert, took the prize with the following tweet:


It wasn’t all hard work and tech talk though. MVPs and Microsoft teams were treated to a night of bowling and beverages.