SAP, a leading enterprise software company, is back again this year to host their annual event catering to small and medium businesses with the
SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023. Over the years, SAP Partner events have been an integral part of the business landscape, providing a platform for technology experts, SAP partners, and SMEs from diverse industries to explore the latest innovations, strategies, and best practices for growth and success.
Currently, there are over 33.2 million small businesses across the USA alone. The SME sector is bigger and growing faster than ever before. However, most lack the technology, information, and insights to effectively manage and scale their business operations. Thus, the SAP Partner Summit for SME event is highly relevant to SMEs, as it offers a range of informative and practical sessions, including keynote speeches, breakout sessions, workshops, and demonstrations. However, the SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 is not just going to be about learning, but also an excellent opportunity to gain insights and network with the buzzing SAP community.
What is SAP and How is it Reshaping SMEs?
Today, surviving in a hypercompetitive world demands business innovation, sustainability, and intelligence. Thus, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications have become even more critical than before, with cloud-based ERP offering speed and flexibility, making it the focus of business innovation. With that focus, SAP aims to assist companies ranging from large-scale companies to small and medium enterprises in achieving smart business intelligence and sustainable scalability with their top-of-the-line ERP applications.
SAP is a comprehensive enterprise software solution that enables companies to streamline their operations, optimize their resources, and grow their business. With a market share of over 23%, SAP is the leading ERP solution trusted by companies worldwide across various industries. Its software solutions help SMEs manage their business operations and customer relations effectively, making it an essential tool for SMEs that want to succeed.
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SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 – What to Look Out For!
The SAP Partner Summit this year promises to be bigger and better than ever before. The latest developments in SAP Business One, SAP Business ByDesign, the SAP Business Technology Platform, and the reasons why SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition, ought to be at the core of your cloud growth strategy will all be highlighted at this year’s summit.
SAP Business One and SAP Business ByDesign have also undergone significant updates recently. As a summit attendee, you will get an exclusive preview of the latest innovation roadmap for these platforms, gaining a glimpse of what is to come. Additionally, you will learn about best practices for utilizing these platforms and how to optimize their functionality for maximum business impact. If you are looking to accelerate your business growth with insights from the latest and greatest innovation in the field of cloud ERP solutions, the SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 is a must-attend event.
The summit will also showcase why SAP S/4HANA Cloud, the public edition is the perfect choice for businesses looking to grow their cloud presence. The platform offers a range of features and benefits that can help businesses streamline their processes, reduce costs, and increase their agility in a rapidly changing business environment.
However, the SAP Partner Summit is not just about learning, it is also about networking. By attending the event you will gain access to enriching and expansive networking activities, allowing you to connect with other attendees and build new relationships to boost your business growth.
Explore the Theme – Adapt, Evolve, Grow
The theme for this SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 is, “Adapt, Evolve, Grow.” This theme is of essence to SMEs because today uncertainty has become the only constant. Climate change, inflation, supply chain disruptions, geopolitical conflicts, and other challenges have made it imperative for SMEs to adapt and evolve continuously to keep growing. SMEs, to thrive amidst these uncertain and rapidly changing business environments must be agile, innovative, and adaptable.
Hence, the theme of “Adapt, Evolve, Grow” encourages SMEs to remain proactive in their response to the rapidly changing business environment. It urges them to seek new ways to improve their operations, such as implementing new technologies, upgrading their systems, and improving their processes. By doing so, they can better position themselves to deal with unexpected challenges and capitalize on new opportunities.
SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 – Date and Venue
With the ever-growing popularity, growing partnerships, and buzz around SAP, the event is set to bring together SAP partners and small and medium-sized enterprises to discuss emerging industry trends, innovative solutions, and best practices. This year, the SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 is being held in three global locations holding significance in APAC, EMEA, and NA regions, organized exclusively for SAP Partners and employees.
SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 – Bangkok
The SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 in Bangkok is scheduled to take place on May 9th – 10th, 2023, at the prestigious Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC). This iconic landmark venue is in the heart of Bangkok, adjacent to Benjakiti Park and Lake, surrounded by numerous 4-5-star hotels. The QSNCC can be easily reached by road or public transportation and is only a 30-minute drive from Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Do not miss the opportunity to get the early bird price of 550 € instead of paying the regular price of 650 €. Make sure to register before April 10th, 2023, to avail yourself of this fantastic deal.
SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 – Panama City
The SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 in Panama will be held from May 23rd – 25th, 2023. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend this summit at the stunning Panama Convention Center (PCC), which is the largest and most technologically advanced convention center in the region. With a capacity of up to 23,000 guests, the PCC offers unparalleled panoramic ocean views of the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal. It is also conveniently located just a ten-minute drive from the heart of Panama City, surrounded by delicious restaurants, historical sites, and museums like the Biomuseo.
To avail of the early bird discount, attendees are encouraged to register before April 24th, 2023, to get their tickets for 720$, instead of the regular price of 820$.
SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 – Vienna
The SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 in Vienna is taking place from June 13th to 15th, 2023, and promises to be an exciting and informative experience for all SAP employees and Partners. The Austria Center Vienna is where the summit will take place, and it is conveniently located just 7 minutes away (underground) from the historic old town. The venue is also within striking distance of the UN headquarters, the Danube, and the Donaupark, so attendees would have plenty of things to see and do during their free time.
Interested candidates can take advantage of the early bird price of 792€ (Inclusive of 20% VAT) by registering before May 15th, 2023, and get a significant discount from the regular price of 924€.
For all three above-mentioned places, attendees can further avail themselves of the group discount that offers a free ticket on the purchase of four tickets.
APPSeCONNECT at SAP Partner Summit 2023 for SME – Panama City
Team APPSeCONNECT was thrilled to participate in the SAP Partner Summit for SMEs held in Panama City. The APPSeCONNECT team was represented by Shailendu Verma, co-founder of APPSeCONNECT, and it was an enriching experience that allowed us to showcase our expertise and solutions to a diverse audience.
The event provided APPSeCONNECT with the privilege of meeting and gaining valuable insights from top SAP leaders. We had the chance to engage in insightful discussions, exchange ideas, and learn from their vast knowledge and experience in the industry.
APPSeCONNECT capitalized on the event to establish connections and build relationships with SAP partners and enthusiastic community members from Panama. We had the unique opportunity to understand their operations in the Panama region, learn about their challenges, and explore potential collaborations to enhance our mutual growth.
Our presence at the SAP Partner Summit also enabled us to reconnect with our existing business partners. We seized the occasion to catch up, share updates, and strategically plan for the future. This collaborative effort ensured a stronger foundation for continued business growth and success.
In addition to the invaluable networking opportunities in Panama, APPSeCONNECT had the privilege of connecting with thought leaders and businesses from Mexico and Central America. The discussions revolved around exploring potential collaborations and identifying avenues for mutual growth. The exchange of ideas and insights was truly inspiring and paved the way for exciting prospects in the region.
APPSeCONNECT at SAP Partner Summit 2023 for SME – Vienna
Team APPSeCONNECT was excited to participate as an SSP sponsor at the highly anticipated SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 in Vienna. Our CEO and Co-Founder, Atul Gupta, and VP of Sales, Subhajit Goswami, represented us at the event, showcasing how seamless integration through APPSeCONNECT can drive businesses toward greater success.
During the summit, we had valuable interactions with our partners from the EMEA region, gaining insights into how enterprises are implementing and integrating SAP to propel their businesses forward.
Engaging with our partners in networking sessions empowered us to collaborate on planning strategic approaches for collectively propelling digital transformation and introducing cutting-edge solutions to businesses.
The SAP Partner Summit 2023 also provided us with the opportunity to stay updated on the latest and most significant changes happening within SAP, while connecting with industry leaders. Collaborating with like-minded visionaries who are dedicated to empowering businesses is always a rewarding experience for us.
Team APPSeCONNECT had an amazing time networking, learning, and growing with the SAP community and we are looking forward to being part of the event in the upcoming year as well.
The Significance of the SAP Partner Program
The SAP Partner Network is a community of companies that partners with SAP to provide a wide range of services and solutions to customers. It includes software vendors, system integrators, resellers, and service providers, who work with SAP to develop and market products and services that complement SAP’s offerings and help customers achieve their business objectives. The SAP Partner Program has a global reach, encompassing the major regions of EMEA, North America, and APJ which helps bring about innovative solutions that address and cater to the unique needs of those geographical demographics.
In the EMEA region, SAP has a strong network of partners that includes system integrators, VARs, and ISVs. These partners are critical to SAP’s success in the region, as they help customers with localization, compliance, and other regional requirements.
In the North America region, SAP has a large and diverse partner network that includes global system integrators, specialized consultancies, and resellers. These partners help SAP serve customers across a wide range of industries, from manufacturing and retail to healthcare and financial services.
“APJ is one of the fastest-growing regions for SAP, and our partner ecosystem plays an integral role in customers’ transformation. With over 24,000 registered partners globally and close to 20% in APJ, there is a large SAP-certified community that can benefit customers and the broader ecosystem,” said Paul Marriott, President APJ, SAP.
The SAP Partner Network is a valuable platform for SAP partners to connect, share knowledge and collaborate, which is essential for their growth and success. Events like the SAP Partner Summit for SMEs provide an excellent opportunity for SMEs to connect with SAP partners and explore the countless benefits that SAP software solutions offer.
Additionally, the APPSeCONNECT Partner Program is designed to empower SAP partners with the tools, resources, and support necessary to build and deliver world-class integration solutions to their customers. With access to APPSeCONNECT’s robust platform, partners can enable seamless SAP integration with other business applications effortlessly and succeed in the SAP ecosystem. Signup for the APPSeCONNECT Partner Program and get started with Business Process Automation today!
A Recap of APPSeCONNECT Learning and Growing with SAP
SAP and APPSeCONNECT’s strategic partnership dates back to 2022 when we participated in the SAP SMB Innovation Summit held in Manila. The event brought together SAP partners and customers to discuss the latest trends and developments in the industry. We showcased our integration platform, APPSeCONNECT, and demonstrated how it helps businesses streamline their operations by connecting their SAP systems with other applications.
At the SAP SMB Innovation Summit, we not only had the chance to network with our current partner, Cogniscient Solutions, but we also forged new connections with individuals such as Allan Morichaud and Dercy Turner. In addition, we had the opportunity to reconnect with Mr. Richard Duffy, who is an SAP Mentor and SAP Business One Evangelist, and gained valuable insights into the specific business needs and challenges of the current industry. Events like the SAP SMB Innovation Summit have always been a significant event for us at APPSeCONNECT for connecting with our partners and peers, and we look forward to attending the SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023 this year as well.
Meet Our Team – The SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023
We are excited to announce that Team APPSeCONNECT will be attending the SAP Partner Summit for SME 2023! Meet team APPSeCONNECT at SAP Partner Summit in person, get to know about our flagship product for integration and automation, and learn about its out-of-the-box integration capabilities.
Connect with our team at the Summit!
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