Top Summer ERP Events to Attend

Top Summer ERP Events to Attend

As we’ve reached the mid-summer mark, it can be useful to keep an eye on what the rest of summer 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 summer 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.

Events are listed in chronological order. Be sure to also click through to Solutions Review’s full conference directory.


Global Shop Solutions User Conference

When: July 23-25, 2018

Where: The Woodlands, TX

“Global Shop Solutions writes, owns and sells ERP software to the manufacturing industry. Their User Conference takes your manufacturing from good to great during this 3-day, face-to-face ERP experience. The experience is 100% focused on the products, processes, and techniques that generate the most impact and are used by our most successful customers. The classes will teach you what products to use, how to use them, why to use them, and include specific examples and stories from other customers. The user conference includes built-in networking to learn from other customers and our employees that work for you each and every day.”

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Epicor ANZ Insights 2018

When: August 20-22, 2018

Where: Main Beach, Australia

“Epicor ANZ Insights 2018 will bring together over 150 users of our ERP and SLS solutions. Customers will get the opportunity to meet with Epicor senior leadership team, Epicor product experts and interact with their peers at this regional customer conference. Learn how to reduce costs, increase ROI and deal with compliance issues, attend labs with Epicor technical staff demonstrating practical software solutions and hear from Epicor executives regarding what lies ahead and schedule meetings with Epicor experts.”

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Accountex

When: August 22-23, 2018

Where: Boston, MA

“Accountex USA is the only independent accounting technology expo, delivering the most innovative solutions in the marketplace. Meet with over 100 exhibitors from all areas of accounting technology. With innovative keynotes and 50+ breakout sessions, you’ll walk away with new skills, best practices, and strategies that you can implement tomorrow.”

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International Manufacturing Technoloy Show (IMTS2018 )

When: September 10-15, 2018

Where: Chicago, IL

“More than 115,000 industrial decision-makers, including many of your competitors, attend IMTS to get ideas and find answers to their manufacturing problems. They will see new technology demonstrated and choose the best for their needs. At IMTS they find ways to cut costs and get more work. They know that to survive and succeed, they must keep up with technology and stay ahead of their competitors! The conference, where Technology and Business connect, brings together experts from the industry to give you the most useful and up-to-date technical information available.”

  • Sessions complement what you see on the exhibit floor
  • Gain insight into improving your production and operations
  • Learn from professionals with solutions to your manufacturing challenges
  • Network with peers

The IMTS Conference program will focus on six topics: Process Innovations, Alternative Manufacturing, Plant Operations, Automation, Quality and Industry 4.0/IIoT.

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Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2018

When: September 17-19

Where: Cape Town, SA

“Join us to explore the strategic trends and technologies that are driving digital transformation and shaping the future of IT and business. Through a mix of Gartner analysts, industry experts and cutting-edge solution providers, you’ll uncover innovative ways to approach challenges, make decisions with confidence and become an even more effective leader. Learn from visionaries and maverick thinkers who will reveal surprising connections between life, business and technology. Analyze, test and compare game-changing technology that will add the most value to your business. Expand opportunities through Meetups and discover answers to shared challenges face-to-face.”

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Advanced SAP ERP Audit and Security

When: September 17-19

Where: New York, NY

“The Advanced SAP ERP Audit and Security, organized by the MIS Training Institute will take place from 17th September to the 19 September 2018 at the MicroTek Computer Lab NY in New York, United States Of America. The conference will cover areas like SAP ERP auditing and data security. Attendees will acquire the knowledge and skills to progress beyond the basic auditing employed by many auditors and become competent at an advanced auditing level.”

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itShowcase Manchester

When: September 18, 2018

Where: Manchester, UK

“itSHOWCASE is designed for businesses who need to update their management software systems, taking a self-service approach to their selection process. It’s unlike any other exhibition you have been to. You won’t be faced with a wall of exhibition stands, with little idea who’s who, what’s what and where to go next. The secret is in the preparation! When you register, you’ll be asked to tell us about your company, your business and your software requirements Before you visit, one of our team will call you for a brief chat to clarify your needs. Armed with that information, we will suggest the software suppliers who would be a potential match and arrange a series of 30-minute meetings for you on the day.”

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Digital Transformation & ERP Boot Camp

When: September 20-21, 2018

Where: Denver, CO

The Digital Transformation & ERP Boot Camp will touch upon the evolution of ERP, an overview of the people, process and technology addressing people and change during a digital transformation and key elements to consider when selecting an ERP or digital strategy. With one-on-one consultations, attendees will learn about change management principles, lessons learned from failed ERP implementations, ERP technology trends and much much more. The Digital Transformation & ERP Boot Camp even touches upon Business Process Management, what is is and best practice process methodology.

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Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2018

When: September 23-25, 2018

Where: London, UK

“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 is designed to help take supply chain leaders like you and your team on this critical journey. Serial, step-by-step planning processes are no longer able to stay current with disruptions affecting supply chains in real-time. This track has is designed for supply chain planning leaders ready to respond to the challenge. Learn how to create and follow a path appropriate to your specific customer needs, guiding the business through demonstrating the demand driven value capabilities of your supply chain operations while building speed and agility to maximize future market opportunities.”

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Global Shop Solutions User Conference

When: September 24-26, 2018

Where: The Woodlands, TX

“Global Shop Solutions writes, owns and sells ERP software to the manufacturing industry. Their User Conference takes your manufacturing from good to great during this 3-day, face-to-face ERP experience. The experience is 100% focused on the products, processes, and techniques that generate the most impact and are used by our most successful customers. The classes will teach you what products to use, how to use them, why to use them, and include specific examples and stories from other customers. The user conference includes built-in networking to learn from other customers and our employees that work for you each and every day.”

More information.


Looking for more? Download our ERP buyers guide for free and compare the top-24 products available on the market with full page vendor profiles. The guide includes four key capabilities to look for in an ERP solution, plus five questions to ask yourself and five questions to ask the software provider before purchasing. It’s the perfect resource for anyone looking to find right ERP for their business/organization.

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Liz is a leading enterprise technology writer covering Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Business Process Management (BPM) and Talent Management Suites (TMS) at Solutions Review. She writes to bridge the gap between consumer and technical expert to help readers understand what they're looking for. Liz attended Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Communications. You can reach her at equirk@solutionsreview.com
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