January 07, 2010 11:30 ET

Sage Co-Hosts Best and Brightest in Tax and Accounting Industry

Sponsors 5th Annual Accounting Thought Leader Appreciation Forum and Dinner in Conjunction With CES

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 7, 2010) - Sage North America announced that together with Greg LaFollette, it is hosting the 5th Annual Accounting Thought Leader Appreciation Forum and Dinner today at the new Aria Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, in conjunction with CES, the international Consumer Electronics Show. This exclusive, invitation-only event annually brings together the 'best and brightest' of the US tax and accounting industry.

"In co-hosting this year's annual Thought Leader Forum and Dinner, we're bringing together the top minds of the accounting industry to share best practices, knowledge and innovation, and learn from that insight," said Jennifer Warawa, director, Sage Accountants Network for North America. "Regardless of the recent turbulent times that our industry has faced, Sage continues to strengthen our partnership with the accountant community through the Sage Accountants Network in 2010, working closely with leaders in the profession and providing accountants with more of what they need to be successful in their practices."

Attendees at the forum will hear from Sage executives and industry leaders such as Greg LaFollette, Rich Oppenheim and Randy Johnston on a variety of topics, such as extraordinary customer experience and technology trends in the marketplace.

The Sage Accountants' Network offers resources to increase technical competency and help grow an accountant's practice by providing informative communications and resources, product discounts and membership benefits related to the Sage portfolio of products. Through the Sage Accountants' Network, accounting professionals also have access to Sage products that include accounting and business management software, support services and automatically delivered upgrades and updates, including tax tables when applicable. In addition to software, members receive a complimentary listing in the Sage Accountants' Network member locator.

About Sage North America

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