VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA and MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE--(Marketwire - Oct. 10, 2012) - UNIT4 Business Software today announced UNIT4 Connects 2013, its highly popular conference for customers in North America. Underscoring the conference theme of "Growing Together," UNIT4 Connects 2013 offers customers the opportunity to grow their product knowledge and skills, as well as earn CPE credits for professional development. Through a new award program, customers can also showcase their innovation and excellence using UNIT4 Business Software solutions.
Shelley Zapp, CEO of UNIT4 Business Software, said, "UNIT4 Connects 2013 marks the first event since we announced the merger of UNIT4 Business Software and UNIT4 CODA. As we are growing together, we find that our customers are very interested in understanding how our combined companies can help them even more effectively manage and thrive in a climate of constant change.
"UNIT4 Connects 2013 will give customers the opportunity to gather product insights and practical hands-on knowledge, and to engage fully within the new, larger UNIT4 Business Software community," Zapp continued.
UNIT4 Connects 2013 is geared toward customers using Agresso Business World, a fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) suite, as well as Coda Financials, an award-winning, best-of-class financial management solution. The conference also features specialized tracks for Agresso Education, an integrated ERP and student information system for higher education institutions, and Sabre® CentralCommand for Agresso, an end-to-end business information system for travel management companies.
UNIT4 Connects 2013 will be held May 21-24 at the Paradise Point Resort and Spa, San Diego, Calif. The conference features breakouts and hands-on sessions, keynote speakers, along with rich networking opportunities. Additionally, UNIT4 Connects 2013 provides attendees with access to UNIT4 Business Software management and product experts who can provide a sneak peek into future UNIT4 Business Software solutions.
Additional intensive training sessions on Monday and Tuesday, May 20-21, provide the most in-depth UNIT4 Business Software training of the year, with a range of topics for all attendee levels. For users developing or maintaining their CPA designations, the event also offers CPE credits that fulfill requirements for the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA).
Zapp continued, "In today's economy, many customers employ UNIT4 Business Software solutions in ways that help them differentiate themselves in their sector or allow them to innovate strategically. To celebrate that, we are launching the UNIT4 Business Software Innovation Excellence Awards at the conference, to recognize outstanding practices and accomplishments of leading UNIT4 Business Software customers."
The UNIT4 Business Software Innovation Excellence Awards call for entries is open until January 15, 2013. Finalists will be announced in the spring, with the winners honored at the opening session of UNIT4 Connects 2013. Visit the Innovation Excellence Awards website to learn more about our program.
About UNIT4 Business Software
UNIT4 Business Software is the North American subsidiary of UNIT4, a $550 million global cloud-focused business software and services company. It offers solutions that help Businesses Living IN Change (BLINC)™ in public, private, non-profit and higher education organizations embrace business change simply, quickly and cost-effectively. Agresso Business World, the company's flagship Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) suite and Coda Financials, its best-of-class financial management software, are used by 5500+ organizations in more than 100 countries. For more information visit www.unit4.com/na or follow the company on Twitter and LinkedIn.