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Focus 2016, August 22-25, 2016, Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, San Diego, CA gives customers ways to share their BI360 stories with their colleagues. Attendees can ask questions and gain valuable insight from colleagues who have experienced the challenges and successes of a BI360 implementation during extended Customer Showcases and Panel Discussions. Then, attendees can enjoy the amenities of the resort.




Extended Customer Showcases

Solver gives presenting customers and session attendees a chance to drill down further into the details of the customer’s story. Scheduled sessions are below:

  • Wednesday, August 24 – 10:45 – 11:30 AM

BI360 – A Corporate Warehouse Solution

Presented by Chris Stratton, Agspring

This Customer Showcase presentation will describe how Agspring transformed themselves from a group who was reporting on the past to one who was looking at real time and future trends.

  • Thursday, August 25 – 11:15 AM – 12:00 Noon


Implementing Business Intelligence with BI360

Presented by Jeff Hintz, Progressive Components

This Customer Showcase presentation will be an open discussion about how to build and integrate a business intelligence platform.


Panel Discussions

Focus 2016 will include two sessions that bring together your peers to answer questions about their BI360 experiences. It’s unedited and uncensored, so attendees will get the real story. Panel discussions will be held during the following times:

  • Tuesday, August 23 – 1:30 – 2:15 PM: FOR PARTNERS ONLY


How to Grow Your BI360 Practice

Moderated by Tracy Rich, Solver

This panel discussion will share tips from top performing partners on how to grow a BI360 business.

  • Wednesday, August 24 - 1:30 – 2:15 PM and Thursday, August 25 – 1:30 – 2:15 PM

Moderated by Solver professionals

Hear from fellow BI360 users and fellow integrators as they share their BI360 project experiences—the challenges and the successes—with their fellow attendees. Session topics and participating companies to come.


Partner and Customer Awards

The Annual BI360 Awards Banquet will be held Wednesday, August 24 from 7:30 – 9:30 PM during Focus 2016, attendees will be the first to learn who has won one of 20 awards and have a chance to speak with them afterwards. Award categories include:

  • Customers: Customer of the Year by ERP, Trailblazer Innovation, BI360 Warrior, and Customer Evangelist, International Customer of the Year, U.S. Customer of the Year


  • Partners: Partner of the Year US (Platinum, Gold, and Silver), Partner of the Year International, Rookie Partner of the Year, BI360 Sales Evangelist, Excellence in BI360 Customer Service, Growth, Trailblazer Innovation, and BI360 Social Media

Nominations are open until July 15. Finalists will receive a discount to Focus 2016, while winners will receive: A BI360 Award, the win posted online, PR efforts related to the award, and your story shared in a Best-of-Breed Spotlight article.


Networking Activities

With many networking opportunities planning throughout Focus 2016, building a BI360 support group, or meeting other professionals with the same ERP system or within the same industry will be easy at the conference. Here are just a few networking activities we have planned:

  • Tuesday, August 23 – 6:00 – 8:00 PM: Welcome Reception (RSVP required)
  • Wednesday, August 24
    • 12:15 – 1:30 PM: Lunch (Dine with Same-Industry professionals)
    • 5:15 – 6:45 PM: Volleyball or Driving Range (Pre-registration required)
    • 6:30 – 7:30 PM: Cocktail Hour
    • 7:30 – 9:30 PM: Partner and Customer Awards Banquet (RSVP required)
  • Thursday, August 25 – 12:15 – 1:30 PM: Lunch (Dine with Same-ERP professionals)

Downloadable Conference Guide Helps Plan Your Event Schedule

Plan out your sessions and activities now with our downloadable Conference Guide. You  will find the agenda color-coded by user level, along with more information regarding activities, lodging and travel details.

Read: About the Resort – Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, San Diego, CA

Near the resort property, attendees will find the California coastline in the distance and hiking trails that take you down into the Torrey Pines State Reserve. Less than five miles away, attendees have access to the beach, The Birch Aquarium, Glider Port Park, and La Jolla Playhouse.

For things to do in La Jolla, check out Tripadvisor, La Jolla Take it In, Yelp or your own search engine.

Watch out for more information on Focus 2016 next month.

by Solver

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