SOURCE: Sage North America

Sage North America

October 19, 2009 09:00 ET

Sage North America Announces Sage Summit Conference Sponsors and Highlights

Premier Sponsor IBM Supports Conference Keynote on Healthcare and the Media

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 19, 2009) - Sage North America, whose business management software and services are used by more than 2.9 million small and midsize businesses in the United States and Canada, is hosting its annual customer conference in Atlanta, Georgia, November 9-12, 2009 in partnership with sponsoring organizations including IBM and others.

Sage Summit, which takes place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, will feature more than 500 educational sessions and hands-on labs, the latest industry and business updates, a trade show floor filled with exhibitors showcasing the latest advances in business automation, evening receptions, entertainment and more. The conference provides a broad range of business information including proven tips, tricks, and strategies that help boost productivity and save companies money.

This year's keynote focuses on healthcare, a critical issue for small businesses, nonprofits and physicians alike. The keynote speaker will share insight on the interplay between healthcare issues and the media. The keynote is sponsored by IBM.

Sponsoring Partners

Premier Sponsor, IBM, is a leader in information technology that offers services in infrastructure, hosting and consulting. IBM supports businesses of all sizes, from small to midsize and large enterprises.

Gold Sponsor, Alpha II Software Solutions, supports coding, compliance, claims editing, and revenue analysis for more than 30,000 physician practices, hospitals, and other healthcare organizations. With more than two decades of experience with end-user applications and developer toolkits, Alpha II's commitment to service drives their desire for clients to succeed. Alpha II will be exhibiting its solutions at booths #124 and 126.

Silver Sponsors are IndustriOS Software, Inc. (Booth #715) and the Timberline Users Group (Booth #508, 510). IndustriOS Software develops manufacturing operations software for discrete manufacturers in make-to-order, make-to-stock, assemble-to-order, configure-to-order and mixed mode environments. The Timberline Users Group is an independent learning and networking organization for companies using Sage Timberline Office software.

Bronze Sponsor, Business Objects, delivers business performance optimization to customers worldwide across all major industries.

Sage customers interested in attending can register for the full 4-day conference at The standard fee of $995 USD is available until October 30th.

About Sage North America

Sage North America is part of The Sage Group plc, a leading global supplier of business management software and services. Sage North America employs more than 4,100 people and supports nearly 2.9 million small and medium-size business customers. The Sage Group plc, formed in 1981, was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and now employs 14,500 people and supports 5.8 million customers worldwide. For more information, please visit the Web site at

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