SYDNEY, Australia — SAP Australia and SAP Australian User Group (SAUG) announced today that the SAP Forum Australia and the SAUG Summit 2012 and will be held concurrently over three days, creating Australia’s largest SAP-centric event. SAP Australia and the SAUG will work together to bring the latest innovations in business software to SAP customers, partners and prospects.
The event will be held from 21-23 August 2012 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. It will feature the very latest SAP strategy, technology and industry content and will attract over 1,000 senior executives, IT decision makers and business managers from across Australia and the Asia Pacific.
“This will be the largest SAP-centric event in Australia and it is designed to enable dialogue between influencers, customers and prospects – along with partners and other members of the SAP ecosystem”, said Shane Grobler, Chief Operations Officer and Acting Managing Director, SAP ANZ. “SAP Australia and the SAUG will work together in close collaboration to showcase how Australian businesses can evolve their IT landscapes, driving profitable business growth.”
Ian Harvison, Chairperson of the SAUG said, “We are delighted to be partnering with SAP Australia in this exciting initiative. The event will provide SAUG members and SAP customers with a perfect opportunity to maximise their IT investment in a unique networking environment”.
The event will comprise of:
- SAUG Summit 2012 – a paid two-and-a-half day component with international and domestic keynote speakers, SAP technology experts, SAP customer case studies, sponsored presenters and panel discussions.
- SAP Forum Australia – a free half-day component that replaces SAP’s annual World Tour event. Featuring the latest in SAP innovation, SAP Forum Australia will attract international keynote speakers and leverage content directly from the SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Orlando, Florida.
- An exhibition that will provide sponsors with a unique opportunity to showcase their capabilities, network with customers, key SAP executives, and partners from the broader SAP ecosystem.
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 176,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit www.sap.com.
About SAP Australian User Group (SAUG)
The SAUG is an independent ‘not for profit’ member organisation that brings together individuals and companies within the SAP community to share knowledge, network amongst peers, influence the direction of SAP solutions and provide ongoing educations for all members. To find out more information about the SAUG, please visit www.saug.com.au.
Any statements contained in this document that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect,” “forecast,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “project,” “predict,” “should” and “will” and similar expressions as they relate to SAP are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. SAP undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. The factors that could affect SAP’s future financial results are discussed more fully in SAP’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including SAP’s most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the SEC. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates.
Copyright 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved.
SAP, R/3, mySAP, mySAP.com, xApps, xApp, SAP NetWeaver and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries all over the world. All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies. Data contained in this document serve informational purposes only. National product specifications may vary.
Note to editors:
To preview and download broadcast-standard stock footage and press photos digitally, please visit www.sap.com/photos. On this platform, you can find high resolution material for your media channels. To view video stories on diverse topics, visit www.sap-tv.com. From this site, you can embed videos into your own Web pages, share video via e-mail links and subscribe to RSS feeds from SAP TV.
For more information, press only:
Dee Apostolova, SAP, Tel: +612 9935 4769, E: firstname.lastname@example.org