Sage Summit is the must-attend event from July 28 – 31, 2014, providing small and midsized businesses with the inspiration, insight, and tools to make big ideas happen. Together we will form one big networking community, creating the most valuable gathering place for business owners and decision makers.
Sage Summit is open to everyone. Even people who don’t use Sage solutions will find value and wisdom by engaging with leading technologists and industry speakers.
Who is speaking? Be part of exciting conversations as our featured speakers share their winning expertise about building—and growing—a successful business. Some of the highlights from our jam-packed agenda:
Biz Stone, Pioneer blogger, serial entrepreneur,and co-founder of Twitter and Jelly will speak about the impact of social media on business.
Karl Rove, former deputy chief of staff and senior advisor to President George W. Bush, and Robert Gibbs, former White House press secretary and long-time advisor to President Barack Obama— Two Beltway insiders share their insights about how policy affects business.
Magic Johnson, chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises, Jessica Alba, founder of The Honest Company, and Carey Smith, Chief Big Ass of Big Ass Solutions, will share their secrets for attracting and retaining great talent.[/one_third]
[one_third last=”no”]Jennifer Fleiss, co-founder and head of business development, Rent the Runway, Eric Ryan, co-founder, Method Products, Inc., and Ben Kaufman, founder and CEO of Quirky, Inc. provide those a-ha moments of a start-up.
Eric Schurenberg, editor-in-chief of Inc. Magazine will discuss the current state of small business and why its outlook is cautiously optimistic.
Forbes—How business leaders are merging the “hard” edges of strategy and execution with the
“soft” edges of value.
[/one_third][one_third last=”yes”]Bloomberg—Three columnists will lead discussions on small business issues.
Pascal Houillon, president and CEO of Sage North America, and Himanshu Palsule, CTO and head of strategy for Sage North America— Get in-depth analysis to address key business challenges and take advantage of the latest technology trends.