Sage Summit Tour 2017: Revised Conference To Visit Multiple Locations?

 

see_you_sage_summitThe official Sage Summit conference site has just been updated to indicate a stop November 28-29, 2016 in Paris, France. The site has been slightly rebranded as “Sage Summit Tour” which seems to hint at a series of events which could either compliment (lead up to)  or perhaps replace the company’s annual flagship North America based Sage Summit Conference in 2017.

There has been no official information from Sage regarding their Sage Summit conference date(s) or location(s) for 2017.

In the past, the company would release the date and location of the next conference on the last day of their current conference.

The lack of speculation has led some to wonder whether Sage Summit in 2017 might be revamped into multiple smaller events. This has been hinted at by Santiago Solanas, Global CMO, on the Sage Advice podcast where he said:

Our intention based on feedback we will bring Sage Summit 2017 closer to our customers and the world of business.

 

The very last information (rumor) we’d heard was that Sage Summit conference was headed to Atlanta sometime in May 2017. While this may still happen there are hints that the event could be broken into smaller regional activities as opposed to one large conference.
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Sage Summit 2016 reported 15,000 attendees during their August 2016 event in Chicago.

The Sage Summit website now indicates:

 

Next stop, Paris!
Sage Summit is hitting the road to provide startup to scale-up business blueprints to small and medium businesses around the world. First stop: Paris, France on November 28-29, 2016. Join us for two days of inspirational presentations, valuable networking opportunities, and insightful product demos that can help you take your business to the next level.

Additional locations to be announced soon!

Note that the above only talks about two (startup and scale-up) of the three categories Sage services (the other is enterprise) which leads me to wonder if X3 will spin off and continue holding a separate event.

 

I’ve asked Sage for clarification, and if I receive any information I will update this post.

Wayne Schulz is a consultant who writes about the ERP industry and technology related news.