It’s that time of year again – time to start planning your trip to Sage Summit! This year, it’s destination D.C. for thousands of Sage Partners and Customers as Sage Summit heads back to the nation’s capital (the conference was also hosted in Washington D.C. in 2011). You may be wondering whether or not you should attend the annual technology conference … well, here are 10 reasons that will make you want to start planning your travel itinerary.
1. Be the First to Know
In an effort to solidify their business software portfolio, Sage has dedicated more of their resources to developing new products and strategies over the next few years. As a Sage Summit attendee, you’ll be among the first to hear about new product developments, discover what’s new, see what’s planned for upcoming product releases, and get acquainted with new solutions.
2. Learn & Earn
This year Sage Summit is offering many different ways to learn – from break out sessions, hands on labs, and roundtables to the new Idea Xchange – you’re sure to find sessions that are relevant to your products and industry. Choose from over 450 sessions and earn up to 34 continuing professional credits (CPE).
Note: Sage Customers can only earn up to 18 CPE credits.
3. Go to the Source
Meet, greet, and learn from some of the top Sage experts. There will be plenty of sessions and networking events hosted by the people that live and breathe Sage ERP, CRM, HRMS and all the other business software solutions. Implementation, support and development pros will be on-hand to answer your questions and share ideas.
4. It’s Not All About Software
From marketing to networking, learn tips and best practices that will help you work smarter and faster. Sage Summit is a great place to get inspired and learn new techniques that you can share with your colleagues back home.
5. Get On Board with Technology
See first hand how technology is transforming the way business is conducted, and learn how new advancements can propel your company forward.
6. Sage City is Back!
Introduced for the first time last year and garnering rave reviews, Sage City is returning with more opportunities for you to share and exchange ideas with peers from the Sage community. Compare notes, discuss the latest tech trends, and hear what’s working for other Sage customers in your industry.
7. Network, Network, Network
There will be plenty of networking opportunities at Sage Summit this year – before, after, and during the conference. Grab breakfast, lunch, or a drink with your peers and make connections that will last throughout the year.
8. Recharge Your Brain, Refresh Your Ideas
By getting away from the office and the daily grind, you’ll recharge your brain and generate fresh ideas you can take back to the office. Get exposed to new ways of thinking, working, and doing by listening to new ideas and concepts. Brainstorm with others in the profession and get new and innovative ideas to bring home and apply in your own business.
9. Keep Up With Tech Trends
The Cloud, mobility, analytics … oh my! Just this past year alone, there have been so many new advances in technology and Sage Summit will spotlight them all. Learn all about the latest trends and hottest buzzwords.
10. Work Hard, Play Harder
There are tons of ways to let loose and have fun at Sage Summit. Between the nightly Sage Partner and Customer events and all that Washington D.C. has to offer – you’ll be sure to find ways to unwind after a day of learning. July is a great month to travel and enjoy the sights of our Nation’s capital.
Ready to Register?
Sage Summit will take place July 21st through July 26th at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. Early Bird pricing is available until May 31st so register today!
By Mark Badran
“Squeezing the Most Out of Your Marketing Dollar”