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Registration Opens for UNIT4 Connects 2013; UNIT4 Business Software's Annual User Conference

Call for Innovation Excellence Awards Submissions Also Open


Registration is now open for UNIT4 Connects 2013, UNIT4's popular North American customer conference, with early bird savings of up to $300 between now and February 1. The call for nominations for the first annual UNIT4 Innovation Excellence Awards, which will be presented at UNIT4 Connects 2013, is also open.

UNIT4 Connects 2013

UNIT4 Connects 2013 features content-rich presentations and discussions, first-rate workshops, networking opportunities and social events for users of Agresso Business World, a fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) suite and Coda Financials, a best-of-class financial management solution. Specialized tracks are also planned for Agresso Education, an integrated ERP and student information system for higher education institutions, and Sabre® CentralCommand for Agresso, an end-to-end business information system for travel management companies.

Key takeaways include:

--  Practical, easy-to-apply advice and tips to quickly improve daily
    productivity and performance; 
--  Guidance and inspiration from others who are using UNIT4 solutions to
    solve similar problems; 
--  Knowledge on how to grow the business, improve efficiency and
    successfully manage projects; 
--  Direct contact with UNIT4 Business Software partners, executives,
    consultants and experts; 
--  Opportunity to provide input into the vision of UNIT4 solutions and
    bring back a refreshed direction for your organization; 
--  CPE credits for all courses and training that you attend; 
--  Guidance on how best to leverage your investment and maximize your ROI. 

UNIT4 Connects 2013 will be held May 20-24 at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa, San Diego, Calif. The event will begin with an optional two days of pre-conference intensive training sessions on May 20-21, followed by the user conference on May 21-24.

Early registration for the user conference translates into significant cost savings. Now through February 1, UNIT4 customers can register at the special early bird rate of $899 - a $300 savings from the full conference rate of $1,199. From February 2 through April 1, customers can save $200 with a registration fee of $999. Registration closes May 1. A 10 percent group discount is available for registrations of three or more attendees.

Customers can register for a variety of one or two day intensive hands-on training courses on May 20-21. Each small group session of no more than 12 attendees provides in-depth, hands-on focus in a particular subject area with registration fees of $599 for the one-day hands-on training programs and $1,198 for the two-day intensive training programs.

UNIT4 Innovation Excellence Awards

The UNIT4 Innovation Excellence Awards Program honors customers for using UNIT4 solutions to embrace change within their organizations. It is an opportunity for users to share stories about how UNIT4 solutions have made a difference in their business - from responding to industry changes, to differentiation in the market or innovation that has saved time, money or resources. Through a simple, fast nomination process, users outline their UNIT4 experience, and judges will evaluate each entry based on criteria including innovation, agility and return on investment. The call for nominations is open through January 15, 2013.

Winners earn one free registration to UNIT4 Connects 2013 where they will be asked to share their stories. For more information on the awards program, or to enter, please visit http://www.unit4connects.com/innovation-excellence-awards.

About UNIT4 Business Software

UNIT4 Business Software is the North American subsidiary of UNIT4, a $550 million global cloud- focused business software and services company. It offers solutions that help Businesses Living IN Change (BLINC)(TM) in public, private, non-profit and higher education organizations embrace business change simply, quickly and cost-effectively. Agresso Business World, the company's flagship Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) suite and Coda Financials, its best-of-class financial management software, are used by 6000+ organizations in more than 100 countries. For more information visit: www.unit4.com/na or follow the company on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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