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Tuesday, October 19 - Thursday, October 21, 2021

Designed with your continued education in mind, our annual User Conference is bigger and better than ever. Enhanced sessions presented by our talented team of experts and a day dedicated to our valued business partners ready to streamline your business.

Join us for this 3-day event | CPE available upon request | All session times are CST


Day 1 – October 19, 2021

Vrakas/Blum Learning Sessions


8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. CST                     

Back to Basics with Sage presented by Jesse Braun

Whether you are a veteran of Sage or a newbie just starting on this software....we are sure to show you some great tips and tricks. Come sit back and learn some useful time-saving tricks during this session. 

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST     

Warehouse and Multi-Bin presented by Kristen Baumgartner

Considering Warehouse Automation? Explore how barcode scanning and location tracking can increase visibility, eliminate errors, and increase your Warehouse’s KPIs.

12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. CST           

Manufacturing Scanning presented by Kristen Baumgartner

Has tracking actual labor and materials to Work Tickets kept you up at night? Take an in-depth look at leveraging barcode scanning to simplify manufacturing data collection to give you true costs.

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST      

Sage Intelligence and Sage Data & Analytics presented by Dana Halpin

Sage ... Intelligence vs Data & Analytics ... Which is the right choice for you? 


Day 2 – October 20, 2021

Business Partner Learning Sessions


Track 1 - 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. CST

  • CompuData: Not All Clouds are the Same – Key Questions to Ask Before You Move Sage to the Cloud
    • Depending on your organization's requirements, there are key questions you should ask your cloud hosting provider to ensure your Sage application and other systems are in a cloud environment that meets your needs. Learn the different ways clouds can be deployed, the type of cloud services you can receive, key operational characteristics of cloud services in terms of performance and reliability, and the different security opportunities and risks you need to look out for with different cloud providers. Whether you have a simple or complex environment, learn to ask the right questions to be able to understand what you will be getting out of your cloud environment.

  • Credit Hound: Credit Control – Get Paid FASTER
    • Automated Collections Management - Do you want to get paid faster? Join our session to find out how Credit Hound can automate your credit control processes & reduce admin time!

  • DSD Business Systems: What's New from DSD Enhancements 
    • Join Ashley Unger from DSD Business Systems to catch a live look at the newest DSD Sage 100 Enhancements to hit the market: Payroll InstaDocs, Payroll Check History Inquiry, Criterion Link to Payroll, Bank Reconciliation History, A/P Auto-Generate Checks, A/R Auto-Generate Cash Receipts, and A/R Cash Receipts History.

  • Scanco: Getting to know Production Management
    • Tired of your legacy work order system? Not sure what Production Management offers? Join the Scanco Experts Seth Fike & Phillip Hall to begin the journey of understanding the newest manufacturing module from Sage 100! 


  • V-Technologies: Optimize Your Sage 100 Shipping with StarShip 
    • If you're looking to save time, money, and streamline your shipping process - don't miss this session! Join Matt St. John with Starship as he reviews shipping strategies to save on freight spend, improve customer experience, and gain efficiencies across the organization. 


  • TrueCommerce: Make the Process of Order Processing Easier with TrueCommerce

    • ooking to streamline order processing across multiple sales channels? Join Reed Houston to discover how integrated solutions from TrueCommerce can automate your B2B and B2C orders via EDI, eCommerce, marketplaces and even PDF translation for fewer errors, faster fulfillment, and a better customer experience. (Part 1 of 2)


  • Vrakas CPAs + Advisors: Form 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC Learning Session
    • Join Shareholder, Mary Ellen Michaelson, for a learning session on Forms 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC. The topics covered during the session will include: Reporting Income Requirements; Recipients; Deadlines For Filing; Question and Answer to wrap up the session. 

    Click Here to Register for Track 1


Track 2 - 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST

  • Altec DocLink: Sage + DocLink = AP Automation Made Easy
    • Take your Sage solution to the next level with document management and process automation solution DocLink. Learn about DocLink's vast AP automation capabilities including automated document capture, 3-way matching and indexing for streamlined processing and approvals.

  • CimCloud: Ecommerce & CRM with YOUR ERP
    • Grow sales, not headcount by allowing your customers to engage in self-service and keeping your employees informed. Learn how you can use your existing Sage 100 system and data to keep your business moving forward. 


  • ROI Consulting: Sage 100 Integration Powered by IN-SYNCH {Presented by Bob Richter} 
    • Learn about ROI Consulting turnkey eCommerce and CRM integration solutions. They can connect Sage 100 to Amazon, eBay, BigCommerce, WooCommerce, Magento, Salesforce, Hubspot and so many more! 


  • Tangerine Software: How Self-Service Business Intelligence Can Shorten Time to Decision
    • Self-service business intelligence (BI) solutions can facilitate decision-making by providing users of any technical level access to real-time information in a clear and visual way. During this webcast you will learn how to: easily navigate a BI solution; take advantage of out-of-the-box reports and dashboards; create and customize new reports on your own; securely share important information with other stakeholders. 


  • TrueCommerce: Leverage Better Content for Better Online Sales

    • Take your multichannel sales to the next level with product information management. Learn how you can create better, more consistent product content, and publish it to your channels automatically to increase online visibility and sales on platforms like Amazon, Facebook Marketplace, and with TrueCommerce Product Manager. (Part 2 of 2)


  • VIP Integrated Payments: Cloud EMV with ApplePay Sage 100 Credit Card Processing 
    • Welcome to the cloud of Sage 100 credit card processing! The world is changing the way we interact and VIP Integrated Payments is keeping pace with Sage 100 cloud credit card processing. We now offer the ability to process EMV-chip cards, contactless, ApplePay, and Android Pay in your on-premise and cloud environment. It’s easy to reduce your aged receivables with our click2pay email invoicing, customer portal, in addition to the native integration. The time to future-proof your collection process is now!


  • Vrakas CPAs + Advisors: Lease and Accounting Standards Update
    • Audit Principal, Kara Schiller, CPA, will be explaining the new lease standard and providing a brief overview of recently issued FASB Accounting Standards Updates (ASU) as they relate to small and mid-size businesses.

            Click Here to Register for Track 2


Track 3 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. CST

  • Beanworks: Streamlining your Accounts Payable with Automation Tools  
    • Discover the tools modern accounts payable teams are using to reduce manual tasks such as data entry and approval follow-up.

  • DataSelf: Zero to BI in 10 minutes with DataSelf Analytics 
    • DataSelf provides actionable insights from gathering, transforming, viewing, and understanding your data to help you make timely and informed decisions. Join us to learn more and watch a live launch of DataSelf Analytics. 


  • eci Sage Alerts & Workflow: Actionable Insight – 10 Ways to Improve Your Business
    • What causes the most pain in businesses today? NOT knowing. Come see what you are missing!


  • Vrakas CPAs + Advisors: How Can Small Business Accounting Services Provide Your Business With Support?
    • Come join this session if your monthly close process could use improvement or you'd like to generate more accurate financial statements more efficiently. 


  • REPAY: Five Tips to Digitize AR and AP B2B Payments in Sage 100
    • B2B transactions are complex for both buyers and sellers, especially as you involve multiple sales channels. Join the payments industry experts at REPAY (formerly APS Payments), to discuss how Sage users can remove the friction from their B2B payment flow and create an effortless omnichannel customer experience. In this session, we'll cover: Unique payment challenges facing B2B companies and how to overcome them; How omnichannel, integrated payment processing can help you meet the needs of the modern B2B buyer; The fastest way to get your invoices paid - including first-hand view of new REPAY features including ClickTpPay for sales orders; and how REPAY helps you digitize AR and AP payments through an all-in-one platform. 


  • Vrakas CPAs + Advisors: Tax Planning and Compliance Updates
    • With several new tax laws in place and emerging changes on the horizon, tune in for an update on how these tax laws may impact you and your business.

      Click Here to Register for Track 3


Track 4 - 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST

  • Avalara: How to Calculate the Right Sales Tax Rate for Every Transaction
    • There’s a lot that goes into calculating the right sales tax rate depending on what you sell and where, but with so many rules to understand, determining rates can get unwieldy. In this session, we’ll explain what you need to know to get calculations right.


  • CertiPro Solutions: Do eCommerce the Easy Way with an ERP eCommerce Integration
    • Learn how a two-way integration between Sage ERP and Magento/Adobe Commerce reduces manual data entry and data errors.


  • CompuData: CMMC: The Essential Steps Needed Today to Prove Cyber Maturity
    • With CMMC Certification requirements on the horizon, DoD suppliers and organizations need to start building cyber majority today. Join CompuData Vice President of Technology, Ed Guarrieri along with vCIO and Certified CMMC Practitioner, Drew Rosado as they discuss the key steps to take today, to ensure you meet tomorrow's CMMC certification requirements.

      In the presentation you will learn:

      • The role a NIST SP 800-171 Self-Assessment plays in CMMC
      • How to see how your organization measures up against all 130 controls of CMMC
      • 3Building your plan of action and milestones (POAM) to show proper maturity


  • Sage Data and Analytics: Make Better Business Decisions with Sage Data & Analytics - Now available for Sage 100!!

    • Sage Data & Analytics (SD&A) empowers businesses with the information needed to confidently make decisions with data, facts, and truth—without hesitation. Attend this webcast to learn how SD&A provides a 360-degree view of your business and a decision-making infrastructure that will scale with your business as it evolves.


  • SPS Commerce: Next Level Retail Automation 
    • Learn how customers leverage SPS to integrate orders for both customers and vendors, as well as streamlining e-commerce, marketplace, and item data processes within Sage. 


  • Summit Hosting: Cloud Hosting – Helping You Work from Wherever, Whenever 
    • The future is in an always on, always secure, available from anywhere cloud. Is your business ready for the future? Find out how an Enterprise Sage 100 Cloud firm secures your data and protects you from cyber attacks. 


  • Vrakas Business Valuations: The Value of Business Valuation
    • Are you gifting to your children? Settling a legal dispute? Going through a divorce? Looking to prepare your business for sale? Whatever the reason, Vrakas Business Valuations has a wealth of training and experience to prepare and provide an independent and objective analysis of the value of your business. Tune into this webinar to understand business valuation and how it can be utilized in business planning. 

      Click Here to Register for Track 4


Day 3 – October 21, 2021

Vrakas/Blum Learning Sessions


8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. CST                 

Sage Operations Management presented by Joe Jenders

Join Vrakas/Blum President and Sage Manufacturing expert, Joe Jenders, to learn more about Sage Operations Management: 

  • Purchase and Installation of Company Production Equipment
    • Fixed Asset Capitalization
    • Maintenance of Those Assets
  • Tooling Creation, Maintenance & Scheduling

11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CST               

Bring any and all questions for your Sage Software! Our experts will address your questions and provide answers to help you learn and move forward.