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Partners are key innovation contributors in the SAP ecosystem and it is easy for them to bring their innovations to market and help their customers transition to the digital age. Whether you want to Build, Sell, Service or Run SAP solutions, the award-winning SAP PartnerEdge program is built and designed to ensure maximum success and returns for your business.Check this Video

Join us in Orlando on May 16 for a day full of game changing insights, innovations, ways to grow your business, and endless networking opportunities that will help us win together in 2016. This is SAP’s premier partner event of the year – one you can’t afford to miss! Free to all current SAP partners, this event will give you practical business-building insights and strategies and provides the ideal prelude to SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference, the world’s premier business technology conference, which begins the following day.

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If you have any questions do drop us a comment below and we will revert immediately or you engage with us by sending a tweet to @sappartnerbuild

If you need additional reasons as to why you need to attend here are our top 3 reasons.

Three Reasons to Attend

1. Network, Network, Network…
The biggest value often extracted from an event is the in-person and informal discussions with new or familiar faces. This year we’ve designed the conference environment to help facilitate and foster unlimited networking opportunities. There will also be special recognition and exposure for SAP Pinnacle Award winners.

2. Double the Demo-Stations
With more topics than ever, the 'Demo Stations' allow you to engage 1:1 with the SAP experts you need most. Here you can learn, get your questions answered, and discover new opportunities.

SAP Demo Stations
Starting at 8:00 am SAP experts will be available at our 'Demo Stations' that you can visit throughout the day.

A total of 20 expert demo stations will be a part of the "always-on networking zone" showcasing the partner enablement tools and resources, latest innovations from our Platform Solutions Group, Partner Industry team, Partner Lifecycle Services and more.

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3. Boost Your Knowledge. Boost Your Business.

Take advantage of more than 16 breakout sessions covering a wide variety of topics that matter the most to partners – it’s like free training for the day! Whether you build, bundle/embed, sell, service or run SAP solutions, we have a session for you around exciting topics like Innovations with HCP, Transforming Business in the Digital Era, Internet of Things 101 and others that will enable you to capitalize on the opportunities presented by unprecedented digital transformation. Stop by the marketing theater to accelerate your social presence and learn how drive demand to the next level.

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Option 1: Attend SAP Global Partner Summit + SAPPHIRE NOW (Recommended)

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Option 3. Attend SAP Global Partner Summit Only

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All #SAP Partners can get regular updates by following @SAPPartneredge .

OEM and Application Development Partners  can engage with us by following @SAPPartnerbuild for the most upto date information.

If you are unable to attend the event but would still want to catch the best sessions - We have #PartnerLive that  is a social streaming event, live from Orlando Florida, designed to bring the SAP Global Partner Summit to your desktop or mobile device. Join us virtually, Monday, May 16, and enjoy a unique opportunity to participate in the premier partner event of the year – in real time, from anywhere in the world.…/partnerlive-streams-the-sap-global-par…

Partners interested in Building applications / solutions need to follow the 'Build Track'  and we have a great set of sessions and partner interactions lined up during the course of the day that are outlined below and you should not miss !

TimeTitleDetailsSpeaker Information
8:00 AMContinental Breakfast & Networking
9:00 AMPartners First. Run Live. Lead TogetherSAP’s partner business is stronger than ever. What’s next for this growth engine for SAP? This session will focus on how we
lead and win together with partners in the general business pace. We’ll talk about customers adopting cloud-based technology,
best practices for partner success, and a new way of thinking to ensure we put partners first, run live and lead together
Rodolpho Cardenuto, President, SAP Global Channels and General Business
Maggie Chan Jones, Chief Marketing Officer, SAP Marketing
10:30 AMNetworking Break
Track 1 BUILD. Platforms, Innovation & Best Practices
11:00 AMBuilding on the Digital
Transformation Platform
SAP HANA Cloud Platform can help you digitally enable your customers with open, flexible cloud applications for all industry and line of business use cases extending SAP
solutions like SAP S/4 HANA, SAP SuccessFactors, and SAP Cloud for Customers.
Marc Geall, Sr VP, Head of Platform Partner Ecosystem GC&GB, SAP
Roger Quinlan, Sr. VP, Global Partner Managed Cloud, SAP
Steve Erdman, SVP & GM, Global ISV, Cloud & Platform Partnerships, DEP, SAP
12:00 PMSAP Partners in a
Multi-Cloud World:
Driving Reach and Value
The disruption of the digitaleconomy demands technology systems that are agile and cope with constant adaptation. SAP HANA Cloud Platform is a Business Platform as
a Service that offers broad business content access, a comprehensive set of business services, and an extremely agile development environment, whilst offering full portability
and no vendor lock-in.
Sam Ramji, CEO Cloud Foundry
1:00 PMRun Live. Run Digital. Grow Together!Digital transformation is real. What does the new customer IT landscape look like? How does it impact our thinking – new
business approaches for customers, new partner models. How are SAP and leading-edge partners responding?
Kevin Ichhpurani, EVP, SAP Strategic Business Development and Global Ecosystem
Dr. Wieland Schreiner, EVP, SAP S/4HANA
Ittaya Sirivasukarn, CEO, INSEE Digital/Siam City Cement • And Special Guests
2:30 PMThe Digital Platform
for Business Innovation:
Platform & IoT
Learn how to rapidly extend and integrate any on-premise and SAP SaaS applications and understand the value of building new transformative applications for the digital economy, all through the cloud, with SAP HANA Cloud Platform, our open business platform-as-a-service (PaaS). Discover the ways to extend on-premises and cloud
applications, and see how partners are innovating with SAP HANA Cloud Platform and the Internet of Things to gain real-time insights from sensors, devices, and social sentiment.
Merlin Yamssi, Solution Advisor
Expert, IoT Platform, SAP
Uddhav Gupta, VP, SAP HANA
Cloud Platform, SAP
3:30 PMThe Partner Success
Join this panel to hear real life use cases of how other SAP partners have created new opportunities building transformative applications based on the SAP HANA Cloud PlatformRoger Quinlan, Sr VP, Global
Partner Managed Cloud, SAP
Steve Erdman, Sr VP & GM,
Global ISV, Cloud and Platform
Partnerships, DEP, SAP
Thorsten Leiduck, Global VP,
Business Development & GTM,
ISV ecosystem, GC&GB, SAP
Jim Cameron, Partner, Reveal
Robin Kearon, SVP, Channels
and Alliances, Kore
4:30 PMNo Limits!Simple solutions. Live business. Transformation. Cloud. It all amounts to significant opportunity for customers and for the industry to think outside the box, to reach for the stars, and improve people’s lives. Hear from SAP CEO Bill McDermott, and our special guest, SAP user and baseball legend Reggie Jackson about his personal experience with business transformation. In this session we’ll also take a moment to acknowledge this year’s SAP Pinnacle Award winners.Bill McDermott, SAP CEO
Reggie Jackson, Baseball Hall of Famer, NY Yankees Consultant, Car Collector, Founder of “Reggie’s Garage”
5:30 PMNetworking Cocktail Reception
6:30 PMClose & Depart

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