SOURCE: BigMachines


November 29, 2012 08:57 ET

BigMachines Announces Success at BigIdeas 2012

Annual B2B Conference Sets the Vision for CPQ Industry

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Nov 29, 2012) - BigMachines today announced that BigIdeas 2012 was a resounding success, due to the highest level of customer and partner engagement since BigIdeas' inception in 2004. Customers and Partners agree, with over 97% of attendees indicating their intention to return for the next BigIdeas. BigIdeas, the annual BigMachines customer and cloud conference for B2B professionals, was held on November 11-13, 2012 at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Over 400 attendees from various verticals enjoyed keynotes about customer success and results, panel discussions about adoption, strategic partner roundtables, and 16 various breakout sessions. BigMachines customers, partners, and prospects collaborated on innovative methods to streamline the selling process, reduce costs, and increase revenues using BigMachines. Industry experts and BigMachines partners hosted customer forums and offered their insights into CPQ, mobile, and cloud best practices, including thought leadership discussions on digital transformation and consumer-centric B2B initiatives by Wells Fargo and PwC.

"Having the opportunity to share in our customers' success is something we embrace every year. This year's BigIdeas was specifically focused on customer success and results, and was our best event yet," said David Bonnette, President, BigMachines. "BigIdeas is designed to inspire our amazing customers, partners, and prospects, and invite collaboration throughout our ecosystem. The energy this year has been incredible, and the feedback from our attendees has been outstanding."

Highlights of BigIdeas 2012 include keynotes from David Bonnette, the President of BigMachines, Chris Shutts, Co-founder of BigMachines, and John Pulling, Senior Vice President of Products at BigMachines. There was a hands-on, informative, and high-impact training session on the latest version of BigMachines 12.2. From the opening keynote focused on driving results and customer success, the mobile innovation demonstration of First Data Snap!, through the closing remarks, BigIdeas 2012 was an animated conference demonstrating how BigMachines has and will continue to innovate and drive best practices across the CPQ network.

With an engaging Resource Center, staffed by BigMachines' Sales Engineers, Developers, Product Management Team, and Training Team, all aspects of BigIdeas were designed to deliver results and customer success. Read more at

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