Thinking about attending Sage Summit, the event for business professionals looking for the insights, tools, and connections to make big ideas happen? Here are are 5 reasons to consider attending this year. 

1. Gain insights from a-list experts and entrepreneurs 

Could you benefit from financing advice from the “Shark Tank” sharks? Have you wondered how Sir Richard Branson got started on the road to entrepreneurial success? What can A-list actors like Ashton Kutcher and Zooey Deschanel teach you about business success? These are just some of the expert and celeb speakers who will be sharing their experiences at Sage Summit 2016 in Chicago.

With over 300 learning sessions and an anticipated 20,000 attendees, this year’s event promises to be your best opportunity for learning, networking, and getting the tools and technology you need to succeed.

 

3. Learn and get inspired from 3 days of keynotes and sessions 

Regardless of whether you use Sage solutions, every entrepreneur or businessperson looking to get ahead can benefit from the breadth of sessions available at Sage Summit. Come to Chicago to learn about moving to the cloud, keeping data secure, complying with the Affordable Care Act, or streamlining day-to-day processes using software you can access from anywhere. You can get over 15 CPE credits, access over 250 different learning opportunities and network with over 55,000 attendees. Here are a few of the sessions related to HR and Payroll: 

  • The contribution of HR to your business [HR-7456]
  • Using SAP Crystal Reports with Sage HRMS: Part 1 (hands-on) [HR-7470]
  • Adding HR to your accounting system [HR-7467]
  • Using SAP Crystal Reports with Sage HRMS: Part 2 (hands-on) [HR-7473]
  • The changing workforce and you [HR-7460]
  • Sage Time: The importance of automated time tracking [HR-7478]
  • The contribution of HR to your business [HR-7456]
  • The Agile organization [HR-7448]
  • Sage Time: the importance of automated time tracking [PR-7478]
  • Payroll Services integrated with your Sage 100 accounting system [PR-0841]
  • Getting and keeping the right talent [HR-7464]
  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA), what you need to know for 2016 and 2017 [HR-7445]
  • Payroll: In-house or outsourcing? [PR-7468]
  • Sage Payroll Services for Sage 100 [PR-7454]
  • Tools to help comply with the Affordable Care Act [HR-0839]
  • People management for small and medium-sized business [HR-0838]
  • Payroll Services integrated with your Sage 50 accounting  [PR-0842]

Here’s the complete catalog of sessions and events. 

4. Get more hands-on product training 

In response to last year’s attendee survey, Sage is planning to host more product training sessions in 2016. Their goal is to make sure customers get what they need to feel confident in the software they use to run their businesses.

5. Take advantage of significant discounts available

Sage kept the price low again this year, and offering money-saving discounts. Book early and you’ll save on travel and pay a reduced conference rate. A single big idea you learn at Summit can pay for the conference ten times over. Use code DELPHIA to get a special registration rate of $199. 

 

 

Success Stories

Joe Rotella, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Joe Rotella, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Chief Marketing Officer at Delphia Consulting
Joe is a leading thinker and a professional speaker in the areas of HR technology, marketing, and web usability. He is a well-recognized speaker for the Society of Human Resources Management.