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Sage Hosts the Largest-Ever Sage Intacct Customer and Partner Conference in Nashville
28% Conference Attendance Growth Year over Year Reflects Incredible Customer and Partner Satisfaction
NASHVILLE – Advantage 2018 – Oct. 22, 2018 – Sage (FTSE: SGE), the market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced the start of the 11th annual Sage Intacct Advantage. The 2018 customer and partner conference is taking place in Nashville, Tennessee, and will run from October 22-26.
With more than 3,000 attendees, Sage Intacct Advantage 2018 participation grew more than 28% since last year. This growth is a reflection of Sage Intacct’s award-winning customer satisfaction and rapid product innovation. The event agenda commences today with customer pre-conference training and the Sage Intacct Partner Summit, a gathering of the entire Sage Intacct partner community.
“Sage Intacct Advantage marks five days of inspiration, learning, and networking designed to empower attendees with the technology innovation and skills needed to thrive in today’s competitive business landscape,” said Rob Reid, Managing Director and Executive Vice President, Sage Intacct. “The week is going to be packed with the very best experts and industry leaders sharing their insights and best practice advice on how to leverage Sage Intacct to growth and success for all attendees.”
Customers and partners will benefit from more than 185 product, industry, hands-on, and customer-led sessions. The event also features several keynotes that explore the latest technology trends, vertical-specific industry insights, and tangible opportunities that empower businesses to connect with their customers in new ways.
This year’s keynote speaker is Mel Robbins, CEO and co-founder of The Confidence Project, a media and digital learning company working with Fortune 500 brands. Several Sage Intacct executives will deliver presentations and additional guest speakers throughout the week include:
- Logan Bartlett of Battery Ventures
- David Hofferberth of Service Performance Insights
- Kristi Kuechler of Family Office Exchange
- Cheryl Olson of Clark Nuber PS
- David Spitz of KeyBanc Capital Markets.
The program will include business insights from Steve Hare, CFO and interim COO at Sage, as well as keynotes from several Sage Intacct executives including EVP and Managing Director, Rob Reid; SVP and Head of Engineering & Technology, Aaron Harris; VP of Product, Dan Miller; and SVP of Sales and Customer Success, Kathy Lord. To see a complete listing of all speakers at Advantage, go here.
The CFO Summit, which brings together top financial executives from Sage Intacct customer companies to discuss the key issues facing CFOs today, will also be a premier event within this year’s conference. Jonathan Rauch is The CFO Summit guest speaker and the event agenda includes best practices in building a world-class finance organization. Attendees will learn how Sage Intacct is helping to drive accelerated growth for today’s leading businesses.
Sage Intacct Advantage 2018 Marketplace Expo
Attendees of Advantage 2018 have access to Sage Intacct’s largest Marketplace Expo to date. This expo will showcase a broad array of partners, all under one roof, offering pre-integrated solutions that extend Sage Intacct’s award-winning financial management solutions.
This year’s Diamond Sponsor is American Express. Through its Global Commercial Payments division, American Express offers a suite of B2B and T&E payment solutions that help organizations streamline processes and transform them into opportunities for savings, control and efficiency.
In total, the conference has more than 50 exhibiting or participating sponsors. Additional sponsors include:
Gold Sponsors: Abacus, AcctTwo, ADP, Armanino, APS Payroll, Avalara, Bill.com, BlackLine, CPA.com, Databasics, ExpensePath, Invoiced, KloudGin, Martus Solutions, MineralTree, OmniFund, Ricoh USA, Stampli, VersaPay, Vena Solutions, and Workiva.
Silver Sponsors: Altec, Anytime Collect, AppComputing, Beanworks, Carlson Management Consulting, Cleo, FieldConnect, Greytrix, Kerr Consulting, KeyedIn, Kimble Applications, Limelight, Maestro Solutions, PaperSave, Paramount WorkPlace, Paychex, Platform Transition, Proliant, QStock, Webiplex, Wipfli, and YayPay.
Sage (FTSE: SGE) is the global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people – whether they’re a start-up, scale-up, or enterprise. We do this through Sage Business Cloud – the one and only platform that customers will ever need, comprising Accounting, Financials, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
Our mission is to free business builders from the burden of admin, so they can spend more time doing what they love – and we do that every day for three million customers across 23 countries, through our 13,000 colleagues and a network of accountants and partners. We are committed to doing business the right way and giving back to our communities through Sage Foundation. Find out more at www.sage.com/en-us.