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Sage Business Partners Will Go "All In" at Sage Summit 2014

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/08/14 -- Push all your chips in, take off your sunglasses, commit to the pot. That's what Sage North America will encourage its business partners to do after a week of rich conversations and deep, meaningful connections at Sage Summit 2014. The annual event -- taking place July 28-31, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas -- will be an immersive education experience that will empower Sage business partners to accelerate business growth and stay competitive.

Through keynotes, sessions and panels, partners will learn more effective ways to work strategically and advise their customers on fully optimizing their resources. Sage partners can also develop meaningful connections with peers; absorb insights for succeeding at the changing business model of delivering cloud-based services; and engage with their customers to together tackle business challenges and grow with confidence.

Facilitated by subject matter experts, conversations at Sage Summit will center on business partners' most pressing concerns, such as business optimization and the strengthening of their sales, marketing, consulting and implementation efforts. They include:

  • Keynote from Biz Stone, cofounder of Twitter and cofounder and CEO of Jelly Industries, on the impact of social media on business.
  • Panel with Sage honorees of CRN Magazine's "2014 Women of the Channel" on how the Sage partner program can help you grow your business.
  • Session with Susan Solovic, small business expert, on strengthening sales, marketing and customer relationships and how small tweaks can transform business results
  • Session led by Ed Kless, senior director of partner development and strategy for Sage, on partner success when they are willing to transform their business model to better reflect the realities of the new market place.

For the full list of sessions and more information on Sage Summit, please visit www.SageSummit.com.

About The Sage Group, plc
We provide small and medium-sized organizations with a range of easy-to-use, secure, and efficient business management software and services -- from accounting and payroll to enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and payments. Our customers receive continuous advice and support through our global network of local experts to help them solve their business problems, giving them the confidence to achieve their business ambitions. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and entered the FTSE 100 in 1999. Sage has over 6 million customers and more than 12,700 employees in 24 countries covering the UK & Ireland, mainland Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, Asia, and Brazil.

For more information about Sage in North America, please visit the company website at Sage.com. Follow Sage North America on Facebook,Facebook.com/Sage, and Twitter, Twitter.com/SageNAmerica.

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