Transcends Express – April 2024 Edition

Welcome to our April newsletter! This month, we’re celebrating submitting multiple partners in numerous categories for the MicrosoftPartner of the Year Awards. Submitting for these awards takes a huge effort from both the partner and our team. A huge and heart felt thank you to everyone that dedicated their time to help us create these submissions and supporting materials. We wait with eager anticipation for the results later this year!

Our ANZ team have been hard at work with the #MicrosoftAIPartnerInnovate roadshow. The events in Perth, Sydney and Brisbane were a triumph, with each venue packed full of partners eager to learn how Copilot can help them drive innovation and success.  A big shout out to Vanessa Sorenson, Sarah Bowden, Matt Bostwick and Emma Tomlin for sharing their insights and giving fantastic sessions, and to all the other presenters who shared their knowledge and bought AI excitement to the stage. There are just two events left in Melbourne and Auckland. Are you planning on attending?

Keep reading to discover more about what we have been up to, keep up to date on some industry insights, and to dig into the world of #AI.

What’s Trending at Transcends


Microsoft Build
Get ready to learn about building Copilots, generative AI, securing applications, low-code and so much more at this years Microsoft Build. Our CEO, Ashleigh Vogstad , and Account Manager, Amy Marino Kim, MBA will be there – will you? Early bird prices are available until April 22, register here:


To-Microsoft Battlecard
Crafting a compelling To-Microsoft battlecard can be complex. At Transcends Marketing, we’ve used our deep Microsoftknowledge to create the perfect template to help you boost your sales with Microsoft.


Welcome to the team, James
We’re very happy to have James Longstaff onboard as our new IT Manager, based in Whistler, BC. Not only does he have fascinating stories to tell from his time working in AV supporting artist like Ed Sheeran and Adele, but he will play a critical role in keeping the our team innovative and efficient.

Ultimate Partner – Webinar

Don’t miss out on Ultimate Partner Experience’s latest webinar with Brian Kobleur. This is a must watch for any Microsoft partner that wants to understand the changes that have been made in Partner Center in 2024, and how they can take advantage.

Watch the full webinar here

TM Services – Co-sell

In our 8-week program, partners unlock the potential to boost their sales with Microsoft by attaining Co-Sell status and securing a dynamic, evergreen listing in the Commercial Marketplace.

At Transcends Marketing, we offer comprehensive support throughout the Co-Sell and Marketplace listing journey. This includes strategic oversight, thorough audits of existing Partner Center setups, tailored recommendations on best practices and optimization techniques, and personalized support to ensure your success.

Insights and Inspiration: The latest articles you can’t miss


Blog 1 – AI Educational Series

As marketers, we tend to be ideas people, and an idea is only worth something when it’s executed. With the power of AI, marketers can bring more of their ideas to life quicker, and luckily, there is no shortage of incredible AI tools to incorporate into your MarTech Stack. Read our blogto discover our top tools to help you effectively leverage AI.


Fast Company Article

How big do you think a business needs to be before the likes of Google and Microsoft will work with them? The answer may surprise you: As an agency of 25 people, Transcends Marketing has successfully partnered with the world’s largest companies. Learn more about how you can partner with a hyperscaler in our founder and CEO’s, Ashleigh Vogstad most recent Fast Company Executive Board article

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