EUGEMEA18 Event Highlights

By Tim Berryman posted 16 Nov, 2018 11:16 AM

Highlights from EUGEMEA18

November 21st 2018, the EUG EMEA Conference was opened with a welcome address from Tim Berryman, Global President – Epicor User Group.  The room was packed with over 220 delegates who listened with keenness on the outline of how the next two days had been planned for them. 

Delegates at EUGEMEA18

One of our two Keynote speakers was the newly appointed CEO of Epicor, Steve Murphy.  It was great to hear about Epicor and their plans.  Edward Whittingham from The Defence Works enlighten the audience with how your Employees should be the strongest defence against Fraud & Cyber-Crime.

Epicor CEO Steve Murphy

BisTrack and Tropos broke into their product tracks for briefing and information sessions, such as

  • Product Updates from Epicor
  • Mobile technology - Honeywell
  • Preparing for Making Tax Digital
  • Optimising your BizTrack Environment
  • Data Analysis for BisTrack - Phocas
  • White Paper Printing Solution – Tropos
  • User experience from Meyer Timber
  • Tropos Functionality Workshop
  • Roundtable discussions

Epicor ERP product delegates found out about the new functionality in 10.2.300 release from Epicor’s Rachel Clayton and Richard Marks.  Mark Hughes from Epicor spoke about achieving new levels of business insight with Epicor Data Analytics.  After lunch the Epicor ERP product delegates had a choice of three tracks – Finance/Business, Manufacturing and Tech/Tools.   The afternoon sessions provided information on the following:

  • Making Tax Digital
  • Driving customer value by empowering your business with the use of ERP – Emercomm
  • Requisitions – Epaccsys
  • Implementing Projects – A user story – Aspera Solutions
  • EpicCare Portal Overview – Epicor
  • Customer Upgrade Journey – A user story – BV Dairies
  • The Power of (PO) Suggestion – BlueSky
  • Internet of Things – The Connected Factory – Boers
  • Mobile Handled – BISCit
  • How Kemppi Implements Ecommerce – A user story – PartTrap
  • Epicor Data Analytics – Phocas
  • DIY Reporting with Power BI – Clear Business Outcomes

During the evening we had a drinks reception and networking buffet meal where all delegates were invited.  These sessions are built into the programme to aid networking and collaboration which is one of the USP’s of the Epicor User Group #UsersHelpingUsers.  This evening event was a great success with lots of networking and collaboration for all.

Delegates networking at EUGEMEA18

Day 2 opened up with all the delegates attending sessions within the four tracks, so no more big room addresses straight down to business.  There was so much on offer, delegates had to spilt up to cover all the sessions they wish to gain knowledge from.   The four tracks were; General Business/IT suitable for users of any of the Epicor products and then 3 Epicor ERP focussed tracks covering Finance/Business, Manufacturing and Tech/Tools.   The following topics and workshops took place:

  • Cyber Security Awareness & Training Workshop
  • Making Tax Digital – BlueSky and Epaccsys
  • Getting the most from your website and your Epicor User Group - EUG
  • Why you should try before you buy? – FastClose
  • Epicor Data Analytics – Phocas
  • Purchasing Workshop – Aspera Solutions
  • Preparing your business to Upgrade – Clear Business Outcome
  • Epicor Storefront – eCommerce for Manufacturing & Distribution – PartTrap
  • Rental Management Solution – BISCit
  • Epicor 9 User Discussion – What stopping you upgrading? – EUG
  • Mobile Technology Roadmap – Honeywell
  • Optimising & Securing your Epicor Environment – Epicor
  • Millennials and ERP – Bridging the Gap – Aspera Solutions
  • Data Warehousing – Anvizent
  • Technical Round Table Discussion – EUG

The 2018 conference was the biggest EUG event to date. Early feedback from the event is very positive and we’re delighted that so many users could join us.  Planning for 2019 conference has started and is geared up to be even better than this year – can you afford to miss out?  Join the Epicor User Group as a Premium Member and attend conferences such as the EMEA EUG Conference absolutely free.   For more information on membership contact or click here to register

A special thank you to all our sponsors
EUGEMEA18 Sponsors

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21 Nov, 2018 05:30 AM

The EUG EMEA Conference 2018 is well underway with opening by Global President Tim Berryman followed by an address from Keynote Speaker Steve Murphy Epicor CEO.  We have a packed house with over 220 users in attendance.  Steve has answered users questions post address. #usershelpingusers