Learning, inspiration, networking and your chance to saddle up and ride a mechanical bull — it’s all on tap when Perform 2018, the annual Planful conference, unfolds May 21-24 in Dallas, Texas.
Registration is now open for Perform 2018, which will bring together more than 800 Planful customers and partners to explore how to make the most of Planful to drive business insights and efficiency. There’s no better way to learn best practices for success and plug in to the evolution of the world’s leading cloud EPM platform.
Perform 2018 offers you a jam-packed three-day agenda at the Omni Dallas Hotel in the heart of downtown. With a theme of “Connect and Collaborate,” the conference delivers inspiring keynotes, informative conference sessions, and opportunities to network with Planful customers, partners, executives and product experts.
“This year’s theme ‘Connect and Collaborate’ speaks to today’s strategic imperative of closely tying all aspects of business planning to financial planning and budgeting, and helping organizations collaborate across the business,” says Dave Kellogg, Planful CEO.
Get Inspired at Keynotes
Don’t miss headline keynoter Bert Jacobs, the co-founder and CEO of the Boston-based apparel brand Life Is Good, which spreads the power of optimism through inspiring art, a passionate community and groundbreaking non-profit work. Starting off with $78, Bert and his brother have built Life Is Good into a $100 million company.
Dave Kellogg will deliver the executive keynote, highlighting customer successes, the Planful roadmap and near-term product innovations that build on Planful’ position as the world’s leading cloud EPM platform.
Learn Best Practices and Features
Immerse yourself in more than 50 conference sessions and hands-on workshops across seven tracks of Modeling, Planning, Budgeting, Reporting, Adoption and General. You’ll hear practical tips and tricks, customer success stories and lessons learned, and take a deep dive into product features.
For hands-on instruction by the Planful training team, join us for Pre-Conference Training from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 21. Explore offerings from Planful partners at a bigger, better Solution Showcase.
Network and Ride a Bull
Make connections with your peers and engage in 1:1 conversations with Planful personnel. Besides casual networking, Perform 2018 offers early morning fitness and yoga classes, a Birds of a Feather lunch, networking reception events and a closing celebration party on Wednesday evening, May 23, at the Gilley’s Dallas entertainment complex down the street from the Omni hotel.
At Gilley’s, you’ll have the chance to test your skills riding a mechanical bull. The original Gilley’s honky-tonk saloon was made famous with a prominent role in the 1980 film Urban Cowboy, with co-stars John Travolta and Debra Winger taking turns riding a mechanical bull.
Whether or not you saddle up, Perform 2018 is a great investment in your organization’s future. But don’t take it from us — see what customers who have attended previous Planful annual conferences have to say:
“The Perform conference is fantastic opportunity to network with other customers to learn how they are using the tool. Having a face-to-face conversation with Planful engineers and software architects is invaluable!” — Jean Dane, Financial Planning & Reporting Manager, Room & Board
“Perform 2017 took me on an adventure I will never forget! I met and networked with other users as well as the Planful staff, learned more detail about existing features as well as what to expect in the future.” — Lauren Mazzone, Financial Analyst, Latham International Inc.
“As a long time customer, attending Perform 2017 gave me and my team invaluable hands on time with new features and the experts who could quickly answer our questions.” — John Maccagnan, Sr. Director, Financial Operations, Mediacom Communications Corp.
“Perform 2017 was great. Great time to network and learn more about Planful. Oh and I learned how to line dance!” — Mike Johnson, Financial Analyst, McKinley Irvin
To learn more and register, visit www.hostanalytics.com/events/perform