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Frequently asked questions

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Is the Global Excel Summit for me?

The Global Excel Summit is for everyone who works with spreadsheets on a daily basis.

Typical job roles include: data analysts, data scientists, finance and accounting professionals, project managers, operations managers, administrative roles and others.

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What topics do you cover?

There are 5 main tracks we cover:

1. Tech & Innovation
2. Finance & Accounting
3. Data Visualisation & Analytics
4. Power Query, Power Pivot & Power BI
5. Formulas & Automation

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Where is the Global Excel Summit held?

Back in 2020, the inaugural Global Excel Summit was intended to be an in-person event. However, the COVID-19 pandemic scuppered our plans, forcing us to defer it to the following year, when we held it virtually. The two subsequent conferences were also held this way to err on the side  of caution.

However, Global Excel Summit 2024 had the luxury of being the first-ever hybrid edition, and the next will follow suit. See more  details in the 'Global Excel Summit 2025' section below.

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How do I join the event mailing list?

You can subscribe any time using the Subscribe form on our Home page or the footer.

Global Excel Summit 2025

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When is the 2025 event taking place?

It will take place 4–6 February 2025.

Register your interest to be kept up-to-date with new  announcements .

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When will tickets be available?

Conference tickets will be available from summer 2024. However, Masterclass tickets are already available.

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Will the 2025 event be hybrid again?

Yes, we plan to follow up on the  success of Global Excel Summit 2024, which was the first-ever hybrid edition, featuring an in-person event held in London alongside our popular online offering.

We appreciate due to the  location and ticket limitations, an in-person event doesn't suit everyone. That's why we're committed to live-streaming every session and ensuring it's accessible on desktop and mobile devices.

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Do I need any specific software to attend virtually?

No. You don't need to download or install any software to attend. A standard computer with internet access  and a web browser will suffice.

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How do I apply for a speaker slot?

We’re always looking to collaborate with fanatics and experts who are willing to push the boundaries and shape the future of Excel .

You can apply as an individual or suggest someone you know. If we think you or they are a good fit, we'll get in touch.

Feel free to submit your application.

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What timezone is the event delivered in?

All sessions (in-person and online) occur at GMT (Greenwich Mean Time). Session replays are available on-demand for all Standard and Premium ticket holders.

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What's the name of your event platform?

Hubilo. It specialises in creating interactive and engaging experiences, so you can be sure you'll feel close to the action while it's being live streamed. Learn more  at

If you were accessing the event virtually,  you would have been able  to move between rooms depending on your session preferences.

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How do I log in?

Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the Hubilo platform.

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We are interested in being an Event Partner/Sponsor. How do we apply?

If you’re interested in becoming an Event Partner/Sponsor at next year’s event, please get in touch we will contact you to discuss this further.

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Will there be any in-person Masterclasses?

Yes, there are  several lined-up in the same week as the conference. To find out more details, go to the Masterclasses page.


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Do I need to pay to attend the event?

To access the full Global Excel Summit experience, including all Main Stage, Lounge rooms, Masterclass sessions, payment is required. Some sessions on Day 3 of the event, as well as, the virtual Company Showroom and the Networking area, could be attended free of charge.

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Do ticket prices include VAT?

Yes, all of our ticket prices are inclusive of 20% VAT. If your company is paying for your ticket, you can request an invoice and claim 20% VAT back.

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What ticket type is best for me?

There are three types of tickets available – Student, Professional and Team.

Student Ticket (Full/Part time enrolled students)
Holding a MOS certification can earn an entry-level business employee as much as $16,000 more in annual salary than uncertified peers. Companies look to hire and promote people who hold certificates as proof for the skills they possess. This is a chance for you to connect with professionals and firms, looking to recruit students, who are eager to learn and expand their potential.

Professional Ticket (Professionals, Entrepreneurs And Aspiring Freelancers)

It’s no secret that in today’s ever-evolving industry, if you’re not a step ahead, you’re already behind. Our summit exclusives increase your earning potential, hireability and overall qualifications by giving you on-site certifications, never before seen insights from industry leaders and an unparalleled opportunity to network with potential employers, business partners and valuable connections across the Globe.

Team Ticket (Business Owners, Team Leaders And Corporations)

Your employees are working hard to help you get ahead. Now, it’s time to supercharge their efforts with modern tools that can transform your operation from average to elite. Our training sessions are guaranteed to enhance your team’s productivity, streamline your operating systems and reduce potential errors in your bottom line. Powerful team building, even more powerful results.

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How do I register for the event?

Registration for our 2025 event will go live soon. We recommend purchasing your ticket(s) early to advantage of our Early Bird prices.

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Can I transfer my ticket to another person?

Yes, no problem. You are free to re-assign your ticket up to 48 hours before the beginning of the event — just reply to your confirmation email which you would have received after your purchase and let us know the name/email address of the person who will be taking your seat.

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Do you provide a certificate or proof of attendance, indicating my participation in the event?

We provide CPD-accredited certificates of attendance to everyone who registers and participates in the Global Excel Summit conference experience (Standard and Premium ticket types).

Unfortunately, we are not offering formal certifications to attendees who hold a FREE ticket type.

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Will my employer pay for my participation at the conference?

We appreciate circumstances vary, but if you'd like to request reimbursement from your manager, download our letter template and tailor it to your needs.

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How many people can use the same login credentials?

The platform is designed to only allow one user per registration. You will not be able to share login credentials.

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Can I get a refund if I can't make it?

Tickets are refundable up to 30 days before the beginning of the event. All purchases of online conference tickets are non-refundable in their entirety after the end of this period.

Other events

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What other events  are  happening?

We have several special online Masterclasses lined-up in September 2024. A couple  have already been announced and there are more to come. You can register for these now!

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What happened at previous Global Excel Summits?

To get a taste  of everything that's gone on in our illustrious history, check out each event archive page:


Need more help?

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I have a question that I can't find the answer for.

No problem. If you have any additional questions, send us a message via our Contact form or e-mail us on

This  FAQ page is frequently updated as new information becomes available.