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QAD to host 17th annual customer conference in June

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QAD, Inc,  a leading provider of enterprise software and services for global manufacturers, will host its 17th annual customer conference, QAD Explore 2008, from June 8-13, 2008 in Orlando, Florida.

QAD Explore 2008 is annual conference for QAD customers will focus on new product innovations, competitive strategies and best practices to achieve The Perfect Lean Market.

Also new this year will be two additional days of optional education classes offered through Education at Explore, a hands-on, customer-focused training curriculum, taking place June 12 and 13.

The extensive QAD Explore 2008 conference program covers solutions, technology and services strategies that will help attendees create business advantage for their enterprise manufacturing organisation.

The QAD Explore 2008 conference provides powerful and informative sessions in three main areas: solutions, customer experience, and business trends, and features enlightening keynotes and a solutions expo, plus networking opportunities for attendees to interact with their industry peers.

QAD Enterprise Applications 2008

A much anticipated highlight of this year’s event will be the debut of QAD Enterprise Applications 2008 (QAD 2008), the latest evolution of QAD’s global software solution. Rich in new features and industry-specific functionality, QAD 2008, with the all-new QAD Enterprise Financials, an elegant user interface plus enhancements to QAD’s Manufacturing, Distribution, and Customer Management solutions, is designed to help QAD customers of all sizes to stay ahead in the ever-changing world of global manufacturing.

“QAD 2008 combines user efficiency, flexibility and functional sophistication, providing customers the most powerful release of QAD software to date,” said Gordon Fleming, chief marketing officer with QAD.

“With QAD 2008, customers get an elegant enterprise solution that can accommodate their unique business requirements, and with QAD, they’re assured a trusted partner who is committed to providing software and services that create true business advantage.”

Education at Explore

New to Explore this year are full-day education sessions, being held following the main conference on Thursday, June 12 and Friday, June 13.

QAD designed these classes to deliver real knowledge transfer and improved productivity back at the office. Education at Explore topics include:

  • QAD Enterprise Financials
  • QAD Enterprise Applications (Core)
  • QAD Upgrade Seminar
  • QAD Performance Tuning Seminar

“Our annual customer conference provides an opportunity for global manufacturers to realize the full potential of QAD enterprise solutions, while networking with colleagues and sharing best practices for manufacturing success,” Fleming said.

“The addition of Education at Explore this year provides attendees with the opportunity to learn even more about QAD through full-day educational tracks, following the main conference.”

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