IRVINE, CA–(Marketwire – April 14, 2009) – Sage North America today announced Premier Sponsors and Keynote Speakers for Insights 2009, the company’s annual business partner conference, to be held May 11-14 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville. JopOps Job Management Software is the Platinum Sponsor for Insights 2009, while Citrix Online is the “GoTo” Technology Partner and ScanForce is the Gold Sponsor, respectively. The Silver Sponsor this year is IndustriOS Software, Inc. and Bronze sponsors are e2b teknologies inc., Edisoft and SAP Business Objects.
Insights 2009 features keynote addresses from Sage North America President and CEO Sue Swenson, Sage North America Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Motasim Najeeb, and retired Major League Baseball (MLB) player and National Baseball Hall of Fame member Cal Ripken, Jr. In addition, Sage North America product line general managers will present keynotes on Sage product directions in ERP, CRM, human resources management, nonprofit management, construction and real estate, and others.
Platinum Sponsor – JobOps (www.jobops.com) is a comprehensive solution for automating job management functions for make-to-order, installation, and field service/repair companies and is the preferred choice for hundreds of North America’s small and mid-sized businesses. JobOps was specifically developed for Sage’s award-winning Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200 ERP software and now supports Sage Extended Enterprise Suite. JobOps is published by Synergistic Software Solutions, LLC. a wholly-owned subsidiary of BDO Seidman, LLP. The company will exhibit in booths # 821 and #823.
“GoTo” Technology Partner – Citrix Online (www.citrixonline.com) is the leading provider of Web-based remote access, collaboration and support tools. Citrix Online will exhibit at Insights 2009 (Booth #312), where attendees can preview new product lines and take advantage of exclusive offers.
Gold Sponsor – ScanForce (www.ScanForceSoftware.com) provides automation software created to streamline processes within Sage MAS 90 ERP and Sage MAS 200 ERP with the use of bar code scanning. The company provides scanning solutions for distribution, light manufacturing, remote sales, and labeling. ScanForce is the first solution to allow collection and validation of data in and out of RF coverage. ScanForce will exhibit in booth #542.
Featured speakers at Insights 2009 will include:
- Executive Keynote with Sue Swenson, President and CEO of Sage North America, Monday May 11;
- Technology Keynote with Motasim Najeeb, CTO for Sage North America, Tuesday, May 12;
- Sage North America General Manager Keynotes, Tuesday, May 12; — Closing Luncheon with Cal Ripken, Jr., retired MLB player and National
- Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2007 inductee, Thursday, May 14.
Insights will once again bring together business partners from across North America, representing nearly all Sage North America products and services, including Sage Abra HRMS, Sage Accpac ERP, ACT! by Sage, SageCRM and SageCRM.com, Sage FAS Fixed Assets, Sage MAS 90, 200, and 500 ERP, Sage Master Builder, Sage MIP Fund Accounting, Sage SalesLogix, Peachtree by Sage, Sage Timberline Office, and many others.
The conference includes more business management and hands-on learning opportunities than ever before. Breakout sessions will focus on surviving and thriving in a tough economy, leadership, cross-selling, new sales and marketing techniques, vertical markets, and product essentials and integration.
Insights 2009 will also offer meet-and-greet receptions, networking opportunities and a trade show with more than 170 exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies for all Sage North America brands and add-on innovations. This year, Insights will also introduce its first 5K Run/Walk on Monday, May 11.
Until April 30th, online registration is available at www.sageinsightsconference.com/registration. For additional Insights 2009 information, please visit www.sageinsightsconference.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. At Sage, we live and breathe business every day. We are passionate about helping our customers achieve their ambitions. Our range of business software and services is continually evolving as we innovate to answer our customers’ needs. Our solutions 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 North America employs approximately 4,800 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 www.sagenorthamerica.com or call 866-308-2378.