Connect 2019

Connect is back for 2019

The event where business ambition turns into action and becomes achievement.

Connect 2019 is a free one day conference, exhibition and networking dinner that connects you to the Sage community – other business leaders using Sage software, Datel and Sage executives and product specialists and development partners.

When? 20th June 2019

Where? Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth, CV8 2LD

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What to expect from Connect 2019

  • Inspiring business success stories from senior leaders using Sage software

  • Product update and roadmap sessions on Sage 200, Sage 1000 and Sage Enterprise Management from the author

  • Ten handpicked application development partners that offer solutions that extend the power of your Sage solution

  • A customisable agenda – pick from 24 sessions covering a broad range of ERP, business and technology topics

  • A networking dinner with inspiring after dinner speaker

  • Keynote sessions from top Sage executives and business experts

Keynote speaker:

Jennifer Warawa
– EVP of Partners, Accountants & Alliances at Sage

We are delighted to welcome Jennifer to the stage at this year’s event. In her role, Jennifer is responsible for leading the strategy and execution of Sage’s partner program worldwide.

In addition to being a regular keynote and session speaker at industry conferences, Jennifer made the Accounting Today Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting consecutively for the last eight years, was on CPA Practice Advisor’s Top 40 Under 40 list for six consecutive years, and has been named one of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Accounting for the last five years running, as recognized by CPA Practice Advisor. Jennifer was also named to CRN’s Power 100: The Most Powerful Women of the Channel in 2018 and was recognized as a CRN 2019 Channel Chief.

The Agenda

  • 09.30 Registration

  • 10.30 Keynote with Jennifer Warawa
    We are in a period of incredible transformation; digital transformation, business model transformation and transformation of our workforce. In this keynote session, Jennifer will share compelling data on the skills and technology the business of tomorrow will need to incorporate in order to be successful for the long term, how you can build a strategy to incorporate those skills and technology and how driving digital efficiency can give you a competitive advantage.

  • 11.30 Coffee

  • 12.00 Exhibition and demo sessions:
    We are joined by some of the top development partners from the Sage community who will be showcasing products that enable you to build insight, efficiency and drive your business ambitions. There are 12 demo sessions and time to explore the exhibition areas, watch one-to-one demos and meet the people behind service delivery at Datel.

  • 16.00 Panel sessions:
    Select from one of two sessions focused on business technology in the digital world - put your questions to our panel of experts and hear their views on the latest issues facing UK businesses trading here and across the world.

  • 17.30 Close

Join us at Connect 2019


Where and when?

  • Date: 20th June 2019
  • Timings: Conference & exhibition 9:30am - 5:30pm, Dinner from 7:00pm
  • Location: Chesford Grange Hotel, CV8 2LD
    Easily accessible from M40, M42 and M69, 13 miles from Birmingham Airport, 3 miles from Warwick train station

Who should attend?

  • Senior leaders focused on achieving business goals
  • Directors focused on finance and/or business technology
  • Sage system managers and directors
  • Decision makers evaluating Sage solutions

How do I book accommodation?

If you would like to book accommodation at the hotel please do so by calling central reservations on 0845 0740060. Please quote DATEL along with the event date, credit card details will be taken to secure your booking.

Please note: Cancellation is 7 days prior to the booking date.