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January 29, 2013 09:00 ET

Sage Executives Joining Top Thought Leaders at CPA2Biz and AICPA's 4th Annual Executive Roundtable

Elite Group of Accounting and Software Industry Leaders Meet to Brainstorm Innovative Solutions to Common Business Challenges

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jan 29, 2013) - Sage North America today announced the participation of Chief Executive Officer Pascal Houillon and Vice President of Partner Programs and Channel Sales Jennifer Warawa in CPA2Biz and AICPA's 4th annual Executive Roundtable event, taking place January 29 and 30 in New York City at the AICPA headquarters. This invitation-only event brings together America's top thought leaders in the accounting profession for a chance to network, share experiences, and brainstorm around a common theme to achieve innovative solutions to overcome business challenges. This year's theme is "Cloud in Tax & Accounting." Attendees will work together to address the accounting profession's move to the cloud through a series of panels and lectures.

Sage CEO Pascal Houillon joins executives from CCH and Intuit in the "How the Global Providers View their Service to the CPA Marketplace" panel. Pascal will share what Sage is doing to partner with the accounting profession to provide an extraordinary customer experience and what can be done to further this initiative across the profession as a whole.

Other agenda items of note include an address from President and CEO of AICPA Barry Melancon, discussing what the profession faces in 2013, and Executive Director & CEO of MACPA Tom Hood, discussing how to succeed using social media to interact with CPAs.

About CPA2Biz
CPA2Biz is the technology subsidiary of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the world's largest member organization representing the accounting profession. The company helps firms position for success within the digital transformation that is revolutionizing the competitive landscape. For more information about CPA2Biz, please visit the company website at clientsolutions.cpa2biz.com. Follow CPA2Biz on Twitter, Twitter.com/CPA2Biz.

About AICPA
The AICPA is the world's largest member association representing the accounting profession, with nearly 386,000 members in 128 countries and a 125-year heritage of serving the public interest. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education, and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for audits of private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state, and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; fraud and forensics; business valuation; and information technology. Through a joint venture with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, it has established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation to elevate management accounting globally. For more information about AICPA, please visit the company website at Aicpa.org. Follow AICPA on Facebook, Facebook.com/AICPA, and Twitter, Twitter.com/AICPANews.

About Sage
Sage is a leading global supplier of business management software and services for small and midsized businesses. The Sage Group plc, formed in 1981, was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and now employs more than 13,500 people and supports more than 6 million customers worldwide. For more information about Sage in North America, please visit the company website at NA.Sage.com. Follow Sage North America on Facebook, Facebook.com/SageNorthAmerica, and Twitter, Twitter.com/SageNAmerica.

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