SOURCE: Sage North America

Sage North America

March 08, 2011 09:00 ET

Sage Summit 2011 Conference Registration Opens, Offering a New Conference Experience

Combined Customer and Partner Event Allows for Greater Networking and Stronger Relationship Building

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - March 8, 2011) - Sage North America today announced the opening of registration for its annual customer and partner conference, Sage Summit 2011, to be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C., July 10-15, 2011.

Sage Summit 2011 brings together Sage customers and Sage Business Partners in a common conference for the first time, creating even more opportunity for the entire business community to work together. The conference this year will offer new and exciting opportunities to:

  • Learn more with hands-on labs, new role-based tracks, certification courses, and presentations by top industry bloggers and media representatives;

  • Network with the most diverse Sage community ever assembled, including partners, customers, product experts, Sage executives, exhibitors, and industry thought leaders; and

  • Attend the most expansive Sage trade show that's bigger than ever with more opportunities to connect with companies that are innovating with Sage products.

"Our annual conferences are an important part of the Sage customer experience, connecting us even more closely with our business partners and customers to share company news, educate and most importantly listen to our community," said Sage North America President & CEO Sue Swenson. "This combined event is what our partners and customers have asked us for and we've gladly delivered on their feedback."

The first two and a half days of the conference are dedicated entirely to Sage Business Partners who will experience meet and greet receptions, in-depth technical classes, product roadmap sessions, tradeshow exhibits and popular social events like the after-dark party. Sage customers arrive on Day 3 of the conference to network with others in their line of business, have access to hands on labs, visit the trade show floor, hear from industry experts and attend social events including a 5k fun run and an exclusive night at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum. Sage Business Partners are welcome to stay for the whole event to co-host the conference for their customers through user meetings and receptions, introducing customers to key vendors, and strengthen their client relationships.

Online registration for customers http://www.sagesummit.com/customers/ and partners http://www.sagesummit.com/partners/ is available until July 1, 2011. For additional Sage Summit 2011 information, please visit http://www.sagesummit.com.

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 4,000 people and supports 3.2 million small and midsized business customers. The Sage Group plc, formed in 1981, was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and now employs 13,400 people and supports 6.3 million customers worldwide. For more information, please visit the Web site at www.sagenorthamerica.com.

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