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Solutions’ Showcase 2018

Our events & workshops Solutions’ Showcase 2018

Date: Wednesday 20th June 2018

Location:
Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham S60 1FD

Time: 09:00 – 16:00

Cost: Free



What is Solutions’ Showcase?

Showcase is a fantastic opportunity for you to engage directly with our product specialists, consultants and vendor partners in a relaxed environment. You’re invited to discover more about the products within our portfolio, and learn about the development roadmap from the authors themselves.

For the team at Solutions, Showcase as an opportunity to interact with you face-to-face. Our entire team will be in attendance, so it’s a chance for you to put a face to a name! We want you to trust us and feel that you’re in good hands; we are confident that this will be evident at our Showcase event.

What can I expect to see on the day?

A vendor exhibition with our business partners showcasing their products, a number of seminars delivering key guidance on how technology can help drive business improvement, product specialists and business consultants answering questions, offering valuable advice and inspiration.

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What’s in it for me? Why should I attend?

You can meet leading business management software vendors and product specialists, take in a seminar or demonstration of a system that could transform your business, network with other like-minded people, enjoy lunch on us and experience a few Magna surprises!

Who should attend?

Those in your business who are responsible for financial management, accounting process, customer relationship management, sales, marketing and customer service operations.

If you have any other questions about the day, please contact our Marketing Manager, Bethan Wright, on 0115 840 5075. For more information about Showcase, keep your eyes peeled - we’d hate you to miss out!
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Agenda:

9am - Registration and exhibition opens
9:30 - Welcome & introduction

Session One:
10:15 - Discover Sage 200cloud
Sage 200cloud is the number one Enterprise Resource Planning solution for small and medium organisations but what's next on the development roadmap and how is 'Cloud' integration helping business drive profitability? Hear the answers to these questions and more directly from Sage's own product expert.

10:15 - Discover Sage 50cloud
Over 400,000 UK businesses rely upon the market leading Sage 50 brand, but what will secure online access and integration with Microsoft Office 365 mean to the average Sage 50cloud user, and how can it deliver greater efficiency and competitive advantage? You'll leave this session 'in the know!'

10:15 - Act! - CRM for smaller businesses
For 30 years, Act! has been the most popular CRM for small businesses on the planet. With extensive new reporting capabilities, mobile access for field workers and integration with hundreds of other applications (including Sage 50), Act! is once again smashing its growth targets. Come and meet the Act! team and hear all about it.

Session Two:
11:15 - Cloud first with Sage - Introducing Sage Business Cloud Financials
Sage Financials has changed the game for dynamic growing businesses. A new way of working includes limitless graphical reporting, access anywhere, and an end to compatibility and hardware issues. The system introduces incredible flexibility facilitated by the Salesforce platform, establishing Financials as the accounting platform of the future. Treat yourself to an overview and get ready to be wowed!

11:15 - CRM - what's it all about?
Managing customer relationships is the battle ground of modern commercial enterprise; it's where companies fight for competitive advantage and where deals are lost and won. We explain the key principles of CRM and discuss how powerful databases can empower your sales teams to be more effective, drive your marketing activity and create deep visibility of your sales pipeline. With a portfolio of three world leading CRM platforms (all with Sage integration), we have a solution for every budget and every business. Come and discover what you've been missing.

12:15 - Lunch/ time in exhibition
There's really no such thing as a free lunch… except at Solutions Showcase. You may go home thirsty to expand your knowledge, but you wont go home hungry!

13:30 - The Big Melt (Magna attraction)
The Big Melt's a thrill. People come from all over Europe (quite literally) to see it in action. If you've not seen this before, you'll probably want to return with the family, but have this experience on us!

Session Three:
14:00 - Document Management software for Sage
How many invoices are generated and distributed each day? How many purchase orders are received? These two activities alone introduce significant manual process that cost UK businesses £millions. Modern document management systems are affordable and able to automate your processes whilst establishing a high quality consistency to your documents. Don't miss this window into the future of your digitised accounting office

14:00 - GDPR and Making Tax Digital...are you in the know?
People associate GDPR with a date - 25th May 2018. But what happens when the dust settles and the last 'please let us stay in touch' email has been deleted? Our obligation to remain compliant is a perpetual commitment, so how can we ensure that we remain on the right side of the Information Commissioner? GDPR has been on the radar for 2 years, but many businesses left it until the last minute to act. The same is expected for Making Tax Digital. Will you be ready to submit digital tax returns by 1st April next year? If not, you'll need to start planning now. Come and learn more about what's coming, and what you can do to avoid a catastrophe!

Session Four:
15:00 - Dashboards for Sage 50, Sage 200 and CRM
One of the greatest frustrations for many of our accounting and CRM clients is that they have a wealth of data in their systems which they can't access in the format that they would like. Reporting tools can be clumsy and hard to understand. The latest dashboard tools change the nature of graphical reporting and unlock intelligence within the data that you already have. Dashboards can show you in an instant where your business focus should be, helping make you more competitive and profitable. Come and see them in action, and explore their possibilities in your business.

15:00 - Get the most out of your CRM system
Is yours one of the many businesses that has made an investment in CRM technology but not really felt its impact? Many UK companies spend a fortune on customer database software but fail to understand its value or implement it in such a way that it drives growth. Let us share with you the secrets of success in CRM implementation, and show you ways to unlock the power of the tools that you've already bought to help transform your business.

16:00 - Prize draw and close

(Please note - an exhibition will be running throughout the day with our business partners showcasing solutions and giving one-to-one product demonstrations)

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Engage directly with our product specialists, consultants and vendor partners in a relaxed environment.

Features & Benefits

Engage directly with our product specialists, consultants and vendor partners in a relaxed environment.


Learn about the development roadmap from the authors themselves.


Meet leading business management software vendors and product specialists.


Network with other like-minded people.

Register now
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