Huffington Post to collaborate with Microsoft at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014 in Davos
The Microsoft Vision Center showcases the company’s latest devices and services as tools for analyzing societal trends
NEW YORK, NY – January 14, 2014 — The Huffington Post today announced a collaboration with Microsoft Corp. at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, which will take place from Wednesday, January 22 through Saturday, January 25, 2014. The Microsoft Huffington Post Café, located within the Microsoft Vision Center, will be available for use by White Badge delegates throughout the week from Tuesday, January 21 through Saturday, January 25 from 8:00 a.m. CET to 6:00 p.m. CET.
The Microsoft Vision Center is located at Promenade 101 in close proximity to the Congress Centre. A HuffPost Live studio will be located within the Microsoft Huffington Post Café to broadcast interviews throughout the week.
“We’re delighted to be partnering with Microsoft at Davos,” said Arianna Huffington, Chair, President, and Editor-in-Chief, Huffington Post Media Group. “Our co-branded space will offer Davos attendees a place right across from the Congress Centre where they can have meetings, relax, recharge, refuel (with food both healthy and delicious), or just catch up on work. And at the HuffPost Live Broadcast Center, inside the Microsoft Vision Center, we will be conducting interviews all day throughout the week with world leaders, business executives, journalists and other attendees about the important discussions and themes at the World Economic Forum.”
The Microsoft Vision Center showcases the company’s latest devices and services as tools for analyzing societal trends and offering technology solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. Microsoft’s delegation to the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, which is led by General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Legal and Corporate Affairs Brad Smith, will host an array of gatherings at the Microsoft Vision Center focused on the profound power of technology to transform our lives, communities, and institutions.
“In an increasingly digital world, The Huffington Post is a leader in driving conversations about today’s most pressing social issues,” said Lori Forte Harnick, General Manager, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Microsoft. “We are pleased to collaborate with The Huffington Post during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos to provide a venue for attendees to connect with others and experience the power of technology to impact societies around the world.”