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Directions EMEA 2023

Directions EMEA is back for its 16th edition, from 1 - 3 November in Lyon, France. 

Directions  EMEA 2023 is for SMB focused Dynamics partners and their employees - where they all come to get product knowledge about Business Central, Power Platform and Dynamics Sales and to be inspired and motivated by best practices, expert knowledge and innovative ideas.



Directions EMEA 2023 will be organised from 1 - 3 November, 2023
Please don't forget to block our Welcome Reception on Tuesday 31st October, the perfect occasion to say hi to your old friends or meet some new!


2023 Registration is not open yet! Stay tuned and watch this page for the official launch of super early bird registration. 

Convention Center

Centre de Congrés de Lyon
50 quai Charles de Gaulle 
69006 Lyon, France

Located in the heart of the Cité Internationale, in the center of the city of Lyon close to the Tête d'Or Park, the Lyon Convention Centre is ideally located and easily accessible by all means of transport.

Directions EMEA 2023 will cover all the aspects of your Dynamics business, providing you with comprehensive knowledge and networking opportunities at all levels, including Executive, Technical, Development, Marketing, Sales and Operations. 

It is a must-attend event for:                                       

  • All SMB focused Dynamics partners and their employees
  • ISV companies and Service Providers dedicated to enhancing the Dynamics market.
  • Any other Microsoft partners interested in learning about the Dynamics 365 Business Central 

Attending Directions EMEA 2023 ensures a competitive advantage in the SMB market. It helps you as a partner to reinvent your business model to quickly respond to digital transformation and customers’ expectations with the most innovative and efficient solutions. It's the perfect place to get product knowledge about Business Central, Power Platform and Dynamics Sales and to be inspired and motivated by best practices, expert knowledge and innovative ideas.

Sessions will provide unique access to the latest knowledge that updates, including:

  • The update on the Roadmap for Dynamics 365 Business Central,
  • The Modern Client and best practices for developers incl. Visual Studio Code and AL 
  • The upgrade of existing NAV customers to Dynamics 365 Business Central
  • Customer engagement apps: Dynamics 365 for Sales and Marketing
  • Technical and implementation issues of Microsoft Dynamics 365  Business Central, and former NAV versions
  • ISV solutions and offerings, technical and marketing validation on AppSource
  • Strategies for successful marketing & sales of Dynamics 365 Business Central
  • Business models for Dynamics 365 Partners, including Cloud Solution Provider and ISV Embed (Cloud) programs

Increased focus on the Power Platform and AI

  • The Power Platform offers new opportunities for Partners to help customers with their digital transformation. Expect an increased focus on the Power Platform including Power Apps, Power Automate (Flow) and Power BI, with many in-dept sessions and workshops. 
  • Integrating Business Central data and data collected outside Business Central with AI help customers get a intelligent future views of their business and again a great Partner opportunity to engage in and stay valuable.

Your hotel room booking for Directions EMEA 2023!

As an attendee of the conference, you can benefit from preferred hotel room rates that we have available for you.

You can find them here!

When you arrive at Lyon Airport.

The Rhônexpress tram

The Rhônexpress tram/train shuttle connects Lyon city center to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV station, located just 2 minutes from Terminals 1 and 2 of the airport. A tram is every 15 to 30 minutes and a one way ticket costs 15.20€.

Public transport

You can take bus line 47 towards Meyzieu Zi, and get off at the terminus. A connection with the T3 tramway line at Meyzieu Zi will take you to the Part-Dieu Villette station and the B metro line.


If you decide to take a taxi to the Lyon center you will be charged between 50-55€. From 7pm until 7am prices are 65-70€.

Self-service car

The Leo&Go self-service car service offers you a car sharing solution at Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS).

You book your car on the dedicated application, you move freely, and you leave your car in a Leo&Go zone on the public road in Lyon, or in the airport car park dedicated to car sharing. Find out how does it work here.


Looking for an alternative to the traditional Lyon Airport shuttle or taxi? Whether you’re going from Lyon Airport to Lyon city center or from Lyon to the airport you can request a ride via Uber app.


Directions EMEA 2023 Pricing

If you purchase 5+ tickets of the same category you will get a 5% discount. If you purchase 10+ tickets of the same category you will get a 10% discount.


Attendee pricing Directions EMEA 2023

Super Early Bird

From June 6 to July 31, 2023



999 EUR

Early Bird

From August 1 to September 30, 2023


1,199 EUR


From October 1


1,299 EUR

Under 30

For young professionals under 30 Years old (on Nov.1) - Full Conference


499 EUR

Support this great conference

Download the sponsor brochure

Our sponsorship brochure for Directions EMEA is now available! 
Have a look and find out how your organisation can benefit from the presence of so many partners.

Want to purchase a sponsorship package?

Become a sponsor of Directions EMEA 2023

Are you interested in sponsoring Directions EMEA 2023? 
Get your sponsor package now, before they sell out!

Target audience

Directions EMEA is a must-attend conference for all SMB partners focused on Dynamics Business Central, Power Platform and Dynamics CE/Sales from Europe, Middle East and Africa as well as Partners from other regions operating in the EMEA SMB market.


Share your knowledge: become of speaker!

Call for speakers

Do you have a session you would like to share with the community? Submit your session ideas and become a speaker at Directions EMEA 2023!

Your session should target the functional role in a Dynamics partner organisation - like Developers, Consultants, Sales & Marketing and Leadership.

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