More about sessions

Directions ASIA is an event that helps the Microsoft Dynamics community and other Microsoft partners respond to product developments effectively, by providing them with cross-disciplinary and inspiring knowledge and collaboration opportunities.

The conference is the source of the most up-to date information from Microsoft leadership including:



  •  Marko Perisic, General Manager for Microsoft Dynamics SMB
  •  Simon Davies, Vice President Asia, Microsoft Dynamics

as well as Microsoft MVPs  and many other Dynamics experts.

Introducing the innovative cloud-based Dynamics 365 “Tenerife” as well as new integration features of Microsoft Dynamics  NAV, Microsoft will deliver inspiring breakout sessions, keynotes and deep-dive training workshops, covering topics such as:

    • Dynamics NAV 2018 and Dynamics 365 "Tenerife"
    • The latest news before the spring release of customer engagement apps: Dynamics 365 Sales and Marketing
    • The update on the Roadmap for Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 "Tenerife"
    • Microsoft Dynamics - former NAV versions
    • Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations
    • ISV solutions and offerings

The content extends to other products, the knowledge of which is a prerequisite for gaining a competitive edge on the SMB market, including Office 365 integration, PowerApps, Power BI, Power BI Azure Services, Docker, Extensions V2.

This year's conference also focuses on the challenges all Dynamics partners, including ISVs have to solve in sales, marketing, financials and operations, in order to streamline the transformation of their business to “the cloud business mode”.  The aim of Directions ASIA and the Microsoft team of experts is to support partners in working out their ways to success with CSP and ISV-embed programs.  


SESSION SCHEDULE:  A complete session schedule with the names of speakers is available under this link. 


AGENDA:  Conference sessions have been planned for two days as shown in the agenda below.






To accommodate for various information and learning needs, Directions ASIA offers a variety of learning options including:

  • Keynotes

Direction ASIA keynotes provide crucial announcements for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV world. In three keynotes the top management of Microsoft will show the course ahead. The latest technologies and future business developments around Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics 365are the themes.

  • Sessions

High-skilled, deep-dive sessions for implementation and technical consultants as well as developers in the areas Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics 365 and accompanying solutions and technologies. Inspiring sessions for marketing and sales persons or trail-blazing sessions for executives. Top presenters / developers / MVPs / consultants in these areas worldwide present these sessions.

  • Presentation Tracks

All major ISVs showcase their solutions and new developments at Directions ASIA. The Directions exhibition area is the ideal place for more in-depth and detailed information about ISV solutions. This year's Directions ASIA will provide a forum for more than 35 sponsors from the Microsoft Dynamics SMB partner channels.

  • Workshops

Workshops are an inspiring opportunity to learn first-hand from the top developers, MVPs and consultants who create Microsoft Dynamics products. During these workshops you can “work” on your computer with the newest versions and technologies and test your knowledge in practice.

  • Townhalls/Roundtable discussions

Discuss with the executives and MVP’s in all areas.

  •  Expo and networking

One of the most valued benefits of Directions ASIA is the opportunity to meet Microsoft representatives and your peers in person, exchange ideas and share knowledge. For Partner and ISV companies operating in the Asia-Pacific region, Directions ASIA is a unique venue to showcase their solutions and discuss their offerings with their existing and potential networks as well as to respond to questions from the community. At Directions ASIA, you can finally meet people you collaborate with on a daily basis via email...  

Benefit from the sessions and meetings and do not forget about the Party that is a great chance to socialize with over 500 Dynamics friends.