With the new year approaching, it can be useful to keep an eye on what 2018 has in store for us in terms of manufacturing technology, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software to be exact. The manufacturing industry is always changing, and with it, the technology that makes everyday operations possible.
Here at Solutions Review, we do our best to provide IT professionals with the top ERP technology best practices, news and buyer’s guides, but sometimes you need a little extra push, the kind you can only get in person.
We understand, and that’s why we’ve created this list of the top ERP conferences and events for 2018. If you’re looking for top-notch speakers, vendor demos, and networking opportunities, then these should be on your calendar, check them out below.
1. Acumatica Summit 2018
When: January 28 – February 2, 2018
Where: Nashville, TN
“Acumatica Summit 2018 is the premier invitation-only event where our entire partner and customer ecosystem gathers to hear the latest about Acumatica’s ERP products and solutions, get product certifications, and collaborate on accelerating success in the cloud. Join the excitement, envision the future, and get ready to take your Acumatica business to the next level.”
2. 2018 Vendor Shootout for ERP
When: February 12-14, 2018
Where: Orlando, FL
“As the nation’s leading enterprise software evaluation, comparison and selection event, the Vendor Shootout for ERP serves as the foundation helping organizations to jump-start their enterprise software selection projects. Compare demos of the top ERP cloud applications across a breadth of different industries, including manufacturing, retail, distribution, construction & engineering, non-profit, and many more. Whether you are evaluating on-premise ERP cloud solutions or cloud software / SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions… this event is a must attend for any organization that is considering a software upgrade or software replacement.”
3. SuiteWorld 2018
When: April 23-26
Where: Las Vegas, NV
“Join the largest gathering of NetSuite users, partners, and developers at the industry’s #1 Cloud ERP. Over three jam-packed days, you’ll gain valuable insights into ways to overcome your business’ barriers to growth, and you’ll learn valuable tools you can start using to grow your business the moment you return from the conference. Hear your peers describe their challenges with growth, learn from product experts and partners about the latest NetSuite features and tools, and network with the NetSuite community. At SuiteWorld18, you’ll find out why BUSINESS GROWS HERE.”
4. Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference
When: May 14-17, 2018
Where: Phoenix, AZ
“What does it take to survive and thrive in an ever-volatile business environment? Supply chains like yours need to embrace the transformative power of agility and responsiveness so that they can quickly anticipate and respond to unexpected events, and turn disruption to advantage. Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2018 – Move to Mastery: Innovate, Disrupt and Scale the Digital Supply Chain – is designed to help supply chain leaders like you and your team on this critical journey.”
5. Epicor Insights 2018
When: May 21-24, 2018
Where: Nashville, TN
“Epicor Insights 2018 will bring together over 4,000 users of our ERP and retail solutions. Customers who attend will have dedicated education tracks focused on their specific products and solutions, and more opportunities to network across products and industries. The event will offer increased opportunities to learn about your specific Epicor solution, network with your peers, and enjoy the core benefits of a global customer conference.”
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