Sage Summit is less than a week away and we could not be more excited! While the whole conference will be filled with well-respected keynotes, incredible parties, and Las Vegas glitz, the Sage Summit sessions are where the conference really establishes its value.
With so many to choose from, one can become easily overwhelmed which is why we have taken the guess work out of it for you here. In this blog we will dive deep into the agenda and highlight the Sage Summit sessions you DON'T want to miss!
DAY ONE: Tuesday, July 29th 2014
Sage 100 ERP: Road ahead--Part one
When: Tuesday, July 29, 11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
Speakers: Karen Hyman, Deborah Nelson
Summary: Part 1: Be the first to know what's coming from the Sage 100 ERP team later in 2014 and beyond. In this session the Sage product team will provide vital information that will help you to plan for the future of your business. The team will share Sage product strategy and roadmap with details on upcoming product releases and add-on solutions. Join in to learn about the exciting future of the Sage 100 ERP solution and how to become part of the VIP program.
All-access pass: Get fast answers anytime, anywhere with Sage online resources
When: Tuesday, July 29, 1:30 p.m.—2:15 p.m.
Speaker: Bradford Smith (Executive Vice President Customer Experience, Sage)
Summary: This overview with Q and A showcases the benefits of using Sage Self-Service, Sage City, and Sage University to get the most out of your Sage solution--no matter which (or how many) you have. Key take-aways include how to navigate the sites, where to go for what information, customer successes, and a preview of future improvements.
Sage 100 ERP: Road ahead--Part two
When: Tuesday, July 29, 3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Deborah Nelson
Summary: Part 2 picks up where Part 1 left off. Be the first to know what's coming from the Sage 100 ERP team later in 2014 and beyond. In this session the Sage product team will provide vital information that will help you to plan for the future of your business. The team will share Sage product strategy and roadmap with details on upcoming product releases and add-on solutions. Join in to learn about the exciting future of the Sage 100 ERP solution and how to become part of the VIP program.
DAY TWO: Wednesday, July 30th 2014
Go Paperless with Sage ERP Document Management by Altec
When: Wednesday, July 30th 10:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Speaker: Doug Tanner (Senior Sales Engineer, Altec)
Summary: Does your company suffer from paper pains and inefficiency? Are you searching for a smart document management solution that goes beyond paper scanning? In this session we’ll profile “The day in the life of” various employees throughout your organization, identify their paper pains and inefficiences then showcase benefits with using a document management solution to go paperless. Sage’s Exclusive Endorsed Document Management Solution by Altec solution is the answer to working faster and more effectively! Go Paperless in Any Department. Any Process!
How Sage CRM can help small and medium-sized businesses
When: Wednesday, July 30th 10:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Speakers: David Beard, Dan Cousins
Summary: The world you do business in is changing, and how you interact with customers and grow your business is changing too. You need more than just great sales, marketing, and customer service to manage all your customer interactions and grow your business. Come to this session to see why Sage CRM can provide you with a solution that is as individual as your business.
Profile of a tax audit: Reduce risk with Sage ERP
When: Wednesday, July 30, 12:00 p.m.—2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Mark Wilhelm - tax expert for Avalara
Summary: Are you positive your business is sales tax compliant? Are you afraid of the consequences if you're not? The answer is very simple for a state auditor: You're probably not totally compliant. In fact, some auditors believe that if they didn't audit, taxes would never be paid. With more and more auditors being hired in many states, the threat of audit is looming over every business. What is the likelihood your business will be audited? Join Mark Wilhelm, tax expert for Avalara, for a live discussion on how auditors target potential companies for audit, what they look for, and how you can use your existing Sage ERP to reduce risk and eliminate negative findings.
DAY THREE: Thursday, July 31st 2014
Growing with Sage ERP: meet the family of Sage solutions, cloud and on-premise
When: Thursday, July 31, 10:00 a.m.—10:45 a.m.
Speaker: Doug LaBahn
Summary: Since you have implemented your first Sage solution, chances are that you added new customers; invested in new products, markets, or geographies; and expanded your activities. Your sales force is going mobile, you are selling more online, you are sourcing more products from abroad, or you expanded your warehouse capabilities. Discover how the new Sage solutions can support the changing needs of your business and learn how to make the right choices for your company's future.
Driving business value from integration of Sage CRM and Sage ERP
When: Thursday, July 31, 2:00 p.m.—3:30 p.m.
Speakers: Robert Lawson, Peter Wolf
Summary: Come and learn how you can extract value from seeing a 360-degree view of your customer by integration information from your back-office ERP system with a front-office CRM system. Understand how you can leverage that information to deliver better marketing, sales, and customer service experiences for your prospects and customers as well as better customer visibility for your own company.
Sage City backstreet tour: Getting the most out of your online community
When: Thursday, July 31, 4:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.
Speakers: Matthew Chinn (Director, Online Support Experience, Sage), Derek Vink (Online Community Manager, Sage), Marisa Wright (Social Media Specialist, Sage)
Summary: Thousands of Sage users are interacting on a daily basis on Sage City. These conversations are resulting in answers to questions, expanded networks, and increased knowledge. Participants are not only learning how to get more out of their Sage product but also tips for running their business and best practices in their industry. Don't be intimated to join the conversation. Come to this session and learn how to navigate and participate in this thriving community.
A member of the Klear Systems team will be in attendance at all of the sessions outlined above so if you will be attending as well, please contact us as we would love to help answer any questions you may have or give you deeper insight into the products discussed and the topics outlined.
We hope to see you there!