5 Reasons start-up and small businesses should attend Sage Summit

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Sage Summit is the largest gathering of small and medium businesses in the world. If you haven’t registered, and aren’t yet convinced that you need to attend, consider these five reasons:

  1. Killer music

Sage Summit 2015 closed with a bang! The grand finale this year won’t disappoint either! It will feature Grammy-nominated band The Killers performing all its biggest hits, including Mr. Brightside and Somebody Told Me. As they perform, you’ll enjoy great food and drinks along the shores of Lake Michigan with the city skyline in the background.

  1. Test drive technology

Over 150 sponsors will demo their latest and greatest innovations. Be there to experience them first hand, and find new ways to stay ahead of your competition.

  1. Deep dive into Sage products

Sage Summit offers 300 hands-on learning sessions to help you get the best value out of your Sage software! If you’re a Sage 50 or a Accounting customer, I recommend adding these Sage Intelligence sessions to your schedule:


  • Running the right reports
  • What’s new in Accounting Accountant Edition? Just about everything!

Sage 50 U.S. Edition

  • Sage 50 U.S. Intelligence Reporting: financial workshop
  • Love Excel but need more control? Sage 50 U.S. Intelligence Reporting is the answer!
  • Financial managers gain insight with the use of Sage 50 U.S. Intelligence Reporting

Generic Microsoft Excel and Sage Intelligence sessions

  • Power up your Excel skills for effective business reporting
  • Customizing and analyzing reports: Become a power user of Sage Intelligence Reporting and produce more meaningful information
  • How flexible, interactive dashboard reports can help you run your business more effectively
  • Better insight = better decisions. A customer panel discusses how Sage Intelligence Reporting provides a competitive edge
  • Sage Intelligence: what’s new and the road ahead

Get more info on the sessions that interest you.

  1. Learn to conquer business challenges

This year’s speakers include Sir Richard Branson, Gwyneth Paltrow and a host of other entrepreneurs and business thought leaders who can teach you a thing or two about succeeding in business. Topics include the following and a whole lot more:

  • The magical Virgin business model applied: Architecting a brand that’s built to last
  • The giving economy: Why doing good is great for business
  • Sink or swim: Surviving the sharks at the investment
  • Values over valuation: Building a mission-driven business
  1. Sir Richard Branson

Did I mention that SIR Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, will be a key note speaker? Virgin is one of the world’s most irresistible brands with more than 100 Virgin companies worldwide, employing approximately 60,000 people in over 50 countries, including three award-winning airlines and Virgin Hotels Chicago.

Motivated to go? Register now, it’s easy!