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.


Future Dynamics Professionals

11:15 - 12:00 Rhone 3 Back to event schedule

Attend to be part of a discussion about future Dynamics Professionals. How do we attract and retain great new talent to Dynamics partners We will hear from acknowledged leaders in recruiting and nurturing future talent, and then we will discuss what future activities we as a community can provide to assist careers getting started in the best possible way.


Amy Servi

Clients First Business Solutions, Vertical Practice Manager, Former University Athletics Coach (2005-2018)

With 24 years in the industry, Amy built a globally recognized technology company from scratch, and has become the go-to ERP expert. Amy's approach to corporate development is influenced by her background as a competitive athlete and University Athletics coach. Drawing from her experiences coaching university softball, she translates lessons learned on the field into optimal leadership techniques in the workplace. As an NCAA softball catcher, Amy's upbringing as a competitive athlete shaped her approach to business. Mentored by her father, a St. Louis Cardinals baseball player. Amy holds an MBA in Finance, further enhancing her ability to drive business growth and financial success. Outside of her professional pursuits, Amy coaches athletes ready to transition from sports to the business world and frequently speaks on topics such as scaling businesses, overcoming adversity, and developing a fearless mindset.

James Crowter

Chairman or Directions4Partners, CEO of TecMan & Clever Dynamics and Microsoft MVP

Benefiting from 25 years of experience in implementing, customising and supporting Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and its predecessor Navision and now the rest of the Microsoft Biz Apps stack, I'm passionate about how technology can drive business growth through consistent and efficient processes whilst giving new levels of insight through reporting and AI. Between my day job of leading one of the UK's biggest SME focused Dynamics partners I have the privilege of being Chairmen of Directions, a association of more than 1200 Dynamics partners worldwide and a Microsoft MVP for Business applications.

Liz Delaney

Director, Technology Management

Customer Services Director at Tecman Working with Navision/NAV/BC since 1999 doing various roles with a partner and an end user

Michael Ebinger

Partner Manager for YAVEON GmbH

Since completing his studies in Business Informatics, Michael has taken the role of ISV sales and partner manager at YAVEON. Pushing for the success of the partners while also doubling the size of the YAVEON partner network in his 4 years, his focus has always been on being successful through verticalization.