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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 is working 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?

Finance & Accounting, Data Visualisation & Analytics, Power Query, Power Pivot & Power BI, VBA, Productivity, Efficiency & Automation

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Where is the Global Excel Summit held?

The Global Excel Summit is an online event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate anywhere that you have Internet access. The event is accessible from desktop, mobile and tablet devices.

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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 using the footer of this website.

Global Excel Summit 2023

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When is the 2023 event taking place?

The Global Excel Summit 2023 will take place on 6-8 February 2023.

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Will the 2023 event take place virtually?

Yes, the Global Excel Summit 2023 will take place virtually as an online experience. You would not need to travel to any specific location. You will be able to participate anywhere that you have Internet access. The event will be accessible from desktop, mobile and tablet devices.

We are considering an in-person London-based event in 2024.

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Do I need any specific software to attend?

No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. You only need to have access to the internet.

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How do I apply for a Speaker slot?

We’re always looking to collaborate with thought leaders who are willing to push the limits and shape the future of the Microsoft Excel industry.

You can apply as an individual or you can proposed someone you know.If we think there could be a good fit, a member of our team will be in touch with you.

Speaker applications close on 31 August 2022, but if you’d like to be considered for future events, please feel free to submit your application for us to keep on record. Apply by filling out this form today.

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What timezone is the event delivered in?

The Global Excel Summit is open 24 hours a day for all attendees during the event dates. Although the platform is open, all live sessions take place in GMT (London, UK) timezone. Event replays are always available on-demand for all attendees.

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What's the name of your event platform?

Hopin is a premium virtual event venue with multiple interactive areas that are optimized for connecting and engaging users. Attendees can move in and out of rooms just like an in-person event. You can learn more by visiting their website:

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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 online event.

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We are interested in being an Event Partner / Sponsor next year. How do I apply?

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


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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, exam prep, Masterclass sessions, payment is required. Day 1 of the event, as well as, the Company Showroom and the Networking area, could be attended free of charge.

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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 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.

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How do I register for the event?

Registration for our next 2023 event will go live in October 2022. We recommend registering before December 23rd to get 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 / e-mail 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 (all paid ticket types).

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

Missed this year's live event?

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Is it possible to get access to the 2022 event recordings?

Yes, it’s possible! With our Complete Global Excel Summit 2022 Event Package, you will be able to access to all Days 1, 2 and 3 Main Stage, Exam Prep and Masterclass sessions.

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What's included in the event packages you offer?

Our on-demand event recording packages include access to recordings of all of the fabulous content from the live event. From Main Stage speaker sessions to Microsoft Office Specialist / Expert Exam prep, to exclusive Product Demos from the best Microsoft Excel software creators.

Included in Your Access:
✔︎ Over 30+ hours of Main Stage event content.
✔︎ 25 Main Stage speaker sessions from award winning Microsoft execs, MVPs and Industry leaders.
✔︎ 4+ hours of MOS / MOE Exam Prep with Mike Carter
✔︎ 8 exclusive Excel Product Demos
✔︎ Lifetime access to all session recordings.

*Some packages include access to our 6x Expert-led Masterclasses, too.

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Can I still get access to one of the Masterclasses?

Yes, you are still able to purchase recordings of any of our individual Masterclasses. These all come with the instructor’s supporting materials and all Microsoft Excel working files. Browse the Masterclasses.

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Can I still access the virtual event platform?

Access to the live event platform is now closed. However, you can get lifetime access to all event content for a discount prices with one of our on-demand event recording packages.

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How will I access the event content after purchasing one of the packages?

As soon as you register, you will receive an e-mail with your secure download links and passwords.

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Are there any sessions I can watch for free?

All of our product demo sessions from day 3 are now fully available on our 2022 Expo Show event page.

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Are there discounts available for students?

Yes, there are. Please let us know you are a student by submitting a form on our Contact us page  to get your Student discount code. Alternatively, send us an e-mail on You will need to attach a Student verification document.

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What companies sponsored this year's event?

The Global Excel Summit 2022 was made possible by the support of the following  partners:

Lead Sponsor: Sheetcast
Track Sponsors: Microsoft, Verti Tabs, Full Stack Modeller, Layer,
Supporting Partners: Addinsoft, Squirrel365, Sheetgo, Airrange

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 straight away or e-mail us on

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