SharePoint Fest rocks! I found that out when I first presented at the Chicago conference last year. Things that impressed me the most:
- Focus on the locality (lots of Chicagoland based folks attended)
- Great content and speakers
- Nicely organized
This conference was professionally arranged and executed. There were no networking or scheduling issues that I noticed and I heard great comments from attendees afterwards. This conference was successful in providing great content to the folks who were just not satisfied enough with the content at SharePoint Saturdays and local user groups (no offense to either since they both do the best they can).
Now this conference is coming to Denver in March 2013 and I think it’s a great opportunity to folks in that locale. I’ll be doing 2 sessions there as well. Looking forward to it. Hope to see You there!