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Your definitive guide to ERP Events in 2017

By Mandy Richardson

We've put together a definitive guide to ERP Events taking place in 2017.

This is going to be a big year for ERP events! If you’re an IT professional, or work in SAP, Infor, or Sage you’re not going to want to miss the ERP events Washington Frank International has rounded up for you. Plus, check back often, as we’ll be updating the list when more information is available.

ERP Head to Head


ERP Head to Head is a two-day event taking place in 2017.

March 7-8, 2017
Milton Keynes, UK

ERP Head to Head is a two-day event specifically for organisations in the market for new or updated ERP systems. See 12 of the leading ERP brands compete over a full two days. The best way of choosing new ERP systems is to see it in action matched with others of its caliber. This event also gives the opportunity for your business to network with others going through the same transition into a new or improved ERP technology.

ERP Head to Head features specifically dedicated sessions and demonstrations in finance, production, procurement, sales quotation, and sales high volume. Additionally, specific product requirements can be discussed between sessions.

Products in attendance include:

  • SAP Business by Design
  • Oracle
  • QAD
  • Sage X3
  • NetSuite
  • IFS
  • Epicor
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Intact iQ
  • Infor
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX

For more information, visit ERP Head to Head online or contact Linda Davey on 353 91 746940 or by e-mail info@erpheadtohead.com.

SAP SMB Innovation Summit

The SAP SMB Innovation Summit is not-to-be-missed event in the ERP events calendar.

March 13-15, 2017
Berlin, Germany

This not-to-be-missed event is designed exclusively for SAP Business One, SAP Business byDesign and SAP Anywhere Executives. SAP SMB Innovation Summit offers professionals an opportunity to network with colleagues and experts as well as learn about new opportunities. Attendees may also visit the SSP Solution Fair where event sponsors will provide the latest in offers and experiences

Learning opportunities from sessions on topics such as SAP Partner Opportunities, digital marketing, combining platforms, best practices, and more. To register for this event, visit smbsummit2017.com

Join Washington Frank International at the SSP Solution Fair during the SAP SMB Innovation Summit 2017! Be sure to share your experience with us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Washington_Frk.

Connect ERP

The Hennick Research Connect ERP event takes place 22nd March 2017 in Cheshire, UK.

March 22, 2017
Cheshire, UK

ERP implementation can be tough – but proper research and experimentation before committing to a product can make all the difference for a smooth transition.

Your team – including Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director, IT Manager, Operations Manager, Engineering Manager, or Business Systems Manager – can meet with the representatives of top ERP products to hear about the latest and greatest in ERP technology.

Attend sessions about how to most efficiently choose an ERP as well as an expert Q&A panel and more.

If you’re interested in Connect ERP register by filling out the form online, contact events@hennikgroup.com, or dial +44 (0) 20 7401 6033.

SAP Ariba

Attend the SAP Ariba event to connect with other SAP users and thought leaders in Las Vegas!

March 20-22, 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Connect with other SAP users and thought leaders at SAP Ariba Live in Las Vegas!

Celebrate people who #makeprocurementawesome and learn from them about the many ways a good ERP system can help you and your business!

Special sessions include the Women in Leadership Luncheon, pre-conference supplier workshops, and pre-conference buyer training. Plus choose from 128 breakout sessions based on your interests in categories such as procurement, finance, supplier management, strategic sourcing, supply chain, suppliers, and IT.

Be sure to let us know you’re going to the event on our social media pages using #SAPARIBALIVE. For more information, visit the SAP Ariba Live website.

SAS Global Forum

SAS Global Forum 2017 event for ERP professionals.

April 2-5, 2017
Orlando, Florida, USA

What is SAS Global Forum? Thousands of SAS users and experts come together from 148 countries to attend workshops, demonstrations, and more. This year the SAS Global Forum 2017 is held in Orlando Florida!

Keynote speakers at this year’s SAS Global Forum 2017 include astronaut Chris Hadfield, artist and innovator Neil Harbisson, and co-founder and CEO of SAS Jim Goodnight.

SAS is also offering special pricing and waived attendance registration for qualifying individuals with their Award & Academic Programs!

Enjoy 4 days of breakout sessions, hands-on workshops, quick tips sessions, E-posters, and table talks.

Register for SAS Global Forum by January 29th for early-bird pricing.

Don’t forget to tell us if you’re attending by tweeting @wasington_frk and using #SASGF.

Sage Summit UK

Sage Summit UK is taking place in April 2017. Washington Frank are proud to be bronze sponsors for the event.

April 5-6, 2017
London, UK

We’re proud to announce that Washington Frank International is a Bronze Sponsor of the Sage Summit UK in April!

Billed as a must-attend event for thought inspiration, the SAGE Summit Tour UK in London will feature previews of new tech, expert sessions, and mentoring and collaboration opportunities.

Learn more about SAGE Summit UK by visiting them on the web for updates.

SAGE Summit US

Get a preview of new technology at the Sage Summit US event.

May 9-11, 2017
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

SAGE Summit US is said to be the most personalized learning place for businesses. Held in Atlanta, GA, SAGE Summit US offers a preview of new technology, a chance to talk with experts, and opportunities for mentoring and collaboration.

Get more information about SAGE Summit US on the web.

SAPPHIRE Now + ASUG Annual Conference

SAPPHIRE Now + ASUG Annual Conference with lots of networking opportunities for ERP professionals.

May 16–18, 2017
Orlando, Florida, USA

SAPPHIRE Now is held in conjunction with the ASUG Annual Conference this year in Orlando Florida. Join other SAP experts for networking opportunities and more. SAPPHIRE Now and ASUG Annual Conference is billed as the largest global business technology event. You won’t want to miss this one. Does your employer need convincing? You can download a letter to get your boss on board to send you to the conference.

Visit the SAPPHIRE Now and ASUG Annual Conference website for more details and registration information.

SITS17: The leading event for Service Desk and IT Support Professionals

SITS17 is the leading event for Service Desk and IT Support Professionals.

June 7-8, 2017
Olympia, London, UK

Held this year in Olympia London, SITS17 offers over 70 exhibitors, over 50 free seminars and networking with thousands of other industry professionals.

Get more information about SITS17 on the web.

Gartner Symposium/ ITxpo

The Gartner Symposium/IITXPO event is designed for Senior IT Executives and CIOs.

Oct. 1-5, 2017
Orlando, Florida, USA

Designed for Senior IT Executives and CIOs, the Gartner Symposium is meant to assist these professionals with the following, as stated by their agenda:

  • Mastering Leadership
  • Create a Dynamic Organization,
  • Transform the Technology Core
  • Architect the Digital Platform
  • Drive Business Performance
  • Plan for the Digital Future

With six different tracks designed to let you get the most out of your experience, Gartner Symposium is not to be missed. Along with peer networking experiences, expert speakers, and learning opportunities, Gartner Symposium is also offering the ITxpo solution showcase.

For up-to-date information, visit the Gartner Symposium / ITxpo website.

Workday Rising US

The Workday Rising conference is taking place in Chicago later this year.

October 9–12, 2017
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Held this year in Chicago, Workday Rising provides attendees with wonderful opportunities for networking, expert sessions, and more. Check back for more information about the 2017 Workday Rising conference in Chicago.

Visit the Workday Rising website for more information.

Workday Rising Europe

The Workday Rising Europe conference will take place in Barcelona, Spain in 2017.

The week of November 13, 2017
Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona

Held this year in Barcelona, Workday Rising provides attendees with exciting opportunities for peer networking, the latest industry news, and more. Check back for more information about the 2017 Workday Rising conference in Barcelona.

Visit the Workday Rising website for more information.

UKISUG Connect

UKISUG Connect 2017 is a major event for SAP professionals.

November 26-28, 2017
The ICC, Birmingham, UK

UK & Ireland’s biggest SAP event, CONNECT is a 3-day conference where SAP professionals can network, collaborate, and learn. The conference features hands-on workshops, keynotes, and exhibits featuring the latest and greatest in SAP technologies.

With 65 exhibitors, 100 learning sessions, and 85 hours of education; this conference is not to be missed by today’s SAP professional.

Check back for updates to speakers and sessions. Or, visit the UKISUG Connect website for more information and to register.


Are you heading to one of the events that we’ve posted? We would love to hear about it. Be sure to tweet us @washington_frk and use the events hashtag. Hope we hear from you soon!


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