irections emea 2023 lyon
1-3 November 2023

Directions EMEA 2023

Directions EMEA is the "Go To" place where Dynamics partners share the future. It's the preferred global community for collaborating and learning from Microsoft, MVPs, ISVs, VARs and their peers. The focus is on helping the SMB market unlock its full potential in technical, business development and strategy with ERP, CRM, and Cloud solutions, including the Microsoft Power Platform, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, and Azure.


The conference center

Centre de Congrès de Lyon
50 Quai Charles de Gaulle 
69006 Lyon, France

The conference center is 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.

Take a 360° virtual tour of the Centre de Congrès de Lyon

When you arrive

Transportation in Lyon

Arrival with TGV

  • Take the train to Dieu Train Station

From the airport 

  • Airport Express
  • Taxi or Uber: price will be in between 60€ - 80€, depending on traffic

Public transport in the city

  • More info on the website of Rhonexpress
  • There's an interesting 72 hour ticket available for 17€


At the conference

Floor plan

According to ChatGPT, the Centre de Congrès de Lyon, also known as the Lyon Convention Center, offers approximately 25.000 square meters (around 270,000 square feet) of event space.

That's huge! So we strongly advise you to wear comfortable shoes for the conference! Checking out the floor plan upfront, to make sure you don't get lost in Lyon, might be a good idea too!

At the conference

Expo area

Welcome to the heart of Directions EMEA 2023! Our expo area, with 97 sponsors, will be buzzing like never before. Microsoft and the ISV theatre take center stage and this is also where you'll enjoy breaks and lunches as well. 

On behalf of our valued sponsors, we extend a warm invitation to explore the expo area and join the enlightening ISV sessions. Meet them and dive into their expertise, discover best practices, and unlock strategies to enhance customer engagement.