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Industry Thought Leaders Set to Discuss Next-Generation ERP Software at the VAI User Conference November 6-8 in Orlando, FL

VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), a leading ERP software provider, announced the details of its 2014 Annual User Conference, taking place November 6-8th at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL. This year’s conference theme, “Achieve Business Excellence,” will focus on incorporating and strengthening the high level of customer service every organization needs to stay competitive and to which the Next-Generation of ERP software can deliver.

VAI Executives, thought leaders and industry analysts will demonstrate to customers across the manufacturing, distribution, retail, food and related service industries how to maximize their technology investments with VAI’s mobile, social, cloud technologies and role-based, ERP software. Over 70 educational sessions and hands-on software training will show attendees why these forward moving technologies are the future of their organizations.

Guest speakers include award-winning personality Bill Rancic, from "The Apprentice," who will share his powerful messages of leadership, entrepreneurship, dedication and volunteerism while industry leader, Ray Wang, Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman of Constellation Research, Inc., will focus on business leadership.

VAI and IBM Executives will present their technology product roadmaps respectively. VAI will highlight its S2K applications including Smart Center, Analytics, Sales Force, Portal, Mobility, and industry and cloud technology. IBM Executives will offer a look at new hardware developments and share insight into IBM’s future direction. As part of its S2K Live Demo Center, VAI will showcase its applications in action to show attendees how to create custom reports and dashboards, use RF Guns in a warehouse setting, and access real-time customer and product data through mobile devices.

“ERP has entered a new era with the adoption of cloud-based applications, mobile devices, and social collaboration tools, and staying ahead of the competition is integral to any business,” said Bob Vormittag, CEO and president of VAI. “We are inviting our customers and partners to share their experiences with these new technologies and to learn how VAI’s S2K software is improving productivity, collaboration and efficiencies across their organizations, and helping them achieve business excellence in 2014 and beyond.”

For more information regarding conference sessions and agenda, speaker and exhibitor information, as well as early bird registration, please visit https://www.vaiconference.com. For those interested in following the event on Twitter, please use the hashtag #VAI2014.

About VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)

VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its configurable solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Premier Business Partner, VAI is the 2012 IBM Beacon Award Winner for Outstanding Solutions for Midsize Businesses. VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions in real-time and empower their mobile workforces. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY with branch offices in Florida, Illinois and California. For more information, visit www.vai.net, follow @VAISoftware on Twitter or “like us” on facebook.com/VAISoftware.

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