Sage Summit 2012 – I Can’t Wait!
Last year some of you may recall that I was blogging continuously about what was to come at Sage Summit. Well here we are, about 6 months away from this year’s conference and it is time once again for me to start my rant of things to come at this year’s Summit conference.
If you didn’t attend last year, you missed out on a few things:
- Sessions not only about products but about process improvement and leadership. My favorites were with Howard Hansen and Steve Geske – who I’ve heard will be returning this year.
- Networking possibilities – not only is there great time in and out of session to meet someone new, but there was a tweet-up where us online geeks could catch up with each other – word on the street is that this will also be making a comeback.
- Tradeshow Floor – there were a number of great companies on the tradeshow floor. One of my favorites was the guy that said he could create a report faster than you could eat a donut. If I loved donuts, this would have been a great booth to hang out at all day. Not sure if he is coming back, but Blytheco will be there in bigger than usual form this year with an exciting new theme and (hint) some contests running. If you haven’t checked out our current social media contest – there is just a few more days to participate to win. Play now and practice for what our contests may be like at Summit.
- Evening parties and entertainment – If you missed it last year, I’m sorry. It was fantastic. You can see some of the footage on our Youtube channel . This year – customers will get the chance to see the winning band, after a battle of the bands where the winner will open on the Grand Ole Opry stage opening for Trace Adkins, Montgomery gentry and Diamond Rio. Winners will be selected by their peers. I NEED YOUR HELP to vote for my band this year.
Here is how the band thing works. We are just now assembling bands of different members across the globe who attend the conference. Members are made up of partners, vendors and Sage employees. We decide on a set list, get our music together – but we don’t actually meet in person and get to rehearse until we are at Sage Summit. Three bands will perform, one winner will be selected by their peers.
Are you gonna miss this year’s show?
Don’t be left behind. There is too many good things going on. As I find out more – I will keep you updated.