SOURCE: Sage Software

March 02, 2007 10:54 ET

Sage Software Announces Insights 2007 Keynote Speakers, Opens Conference Registration

IRVINE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 2, 2007 -- Sage Software today announced keynote speakers and the opening of attendee registration for Insights 2007, its annual company-wide business partner conference, to be held May 14-17 at the Gaylord Palms™ Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Expected to attract more than 3,000 attendees, the event will once again bring together business partners from across North America, representing nearly all Sage Software products and services, including Sage Abra HRMS, Sage Accpac ERP, ACT! by Sage, SageCRM and, Sage FAS Fixed Assets, Sage MAS 90 ERP, Sage Master Builder, Sage MIP Fund Accounting, Sage Payroll Services, Sage SalesLogix, Peachtree by Sage, Sage Timberline Office, and many others.

"This year's Insights conference is all about our number-one ingredient for success: our customers," said Sage Software President and CEO Ron Verni. "The event's powerful educational and networking opportunities will help our business partners continue their success in serving small and mid-sized businesses and organizations. Insights attendees will leave with a unique understanding of our strategic vision and strategy, as well as valuable new information about our programs, products, and services."

Verni will share his vision for the company, discussing how Sage Software continues to keep customers as its number-one focus and priority, during the Executive Keynote on Monday, May 14. He will be joined during that address by B. Joseph Pine II, co-author of The Experience Economy: Work Is Theatre & Every Business a Stage, who will share his perspectives on marketing experiences, and how it relates to the Sage 360° total customer experience.

Other featured speakers at the four-day Insights 2007 conference will include:

--  Channel Keynote - Taylor Macdonald, Sage Software EVP of channel and
    sales operations, gives business partners tips for growing their businesses
    over the next several years.
--  General Manager Keynotes - Sage Software business unit general
    managers share the latest details about the company's new and enhanced
    products and services, and exciting initiatives ahead.
--  Complete Solution Selling Keynote - Sage Software Vice Presidents
    Krista Endsley and David van Toor will share informative case studies of
    customers and business partners that have built winning solutions upon Sage
    Software products.
--  Year Ahead Luncheon - Dan Clark, CEO of a multi-million dollar
    corporation, an internationally recognized speaker, songwriter/ recording
    artist and New York Times best-selling author, will share his life-changing
    personal and professional experiences during the conference's final event.
In addition to keynote presentations, Insights 2007 will offer more than 475 breakout sessions on business-building, cross-selling, vertical market opportunities, and product integration. The conference will once again include a concurrent trade show, with nearly 200 exhibitors featuring the latest technologies for all Sage Software brands and add-on innovations.

Insights 2007 will offer pre-conference sessions for certification renewal and more focused product training, beginning on May 12.

Online registration is available now at For additional information about the conference, visit

About Sage Software

Sage Software supports the needs, challenges and dreams of more than 2.7 million small and mid-sized business customers in North America through easy-to-use, scalable and customizable software and services. Our products support accounting, operations, customer relationship management, human resources, time tracking, merchant services and the specialized needs of the construction, distribution, healthcare, manufacturing, nonprofit and real estate industries. Sage Software is a subsidiary of The Sage Group plc, a leading international supplier of accounting and business management software solutions and related products and services for small and mid-sized businesses. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and the Group now has 5.2 million customers and employs over 13,000 people worldwide. For more information, please visit the Web site at or call (866) 308-2378.

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