I was talking with someone in the community and they pointed this resource out to me.
It is called the "2010 Information Worker Demonstration Virtual Machine (Beta)" and you can download it from here - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=0c51819b-3d40-435c-a103-a5481fe0a0d2
Look at all the cool stuff that is preconfigured with and ready to go.
- Windows Server 2008 SP2 Standard Edition x64, running as an Active Directory Domain Controller for the "CONTOSO.COM" domain with DNS and WINS
- Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP2 Enterprise Edition with Analysis, Notification, and Reporting Services
- Microsoft Office Communication Server 2007 R2
- Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 Ultimate Edition
- Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise Edition Beta 2
- Microsoft Office Web Applications Beta 2
- FAST Search for SharePoint 2010 Beta 2
- Microsoft Project Server 2010 Beta 2
- Microsoft Office 2010 Beta 2
- Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Active directory has been preconfigured over 200 "demo" users with metadata in an organizational structure
I have not had time to play with it…