How Microsoft captures the spirit of a region through office design Wednesday, 14 September 2022 from 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Colorful African textiles, giant baskets and a desk made of traditional wooden bangles inspire the Microsoft team in Lagos, Nigeria. Why does this matter? By celebrating local culture in office design, you send a message of respect: we see you, we value you. Microsoft has embarked on a worldwide initiative to design workplaces that let the employees and customers know instantly where they are, while still maintaining the Microsoft footprint. How do you achieve this, what does a company gain, and how do you sell the idea to your organization?

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn about a framework for implementing regionally relevant design in the next lease cycle.

  • Understanding of what it takes to implement regionally infused design.

  • Understanding of the research and employee engagement that is needed.


Portrait photo of Emma Ogazuma Emma Ogazuma
EMEA Regional Workplace Strategist, Microsoft


Workplace, Workplace Design, Workplace Strategy

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