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After a successful virtual event last year, we are pleased to be on onsite for the 2022 International Conference on Global Trade and Tax, presented by SAP and TAC Events.

So, are you ready to join us in Amsterdam, Netherlands on November 8 and 9?

2022 is the perfect time to attend this conference: the global regulatory landscape is changing more rapidly than ever; with factors including supply chain disruptions, increasing prices, new e-invoicing mandates and a global minimum tax. Organizations facing an ever-growing array of new legal mandates need  new tactics and technologies to stay on top of these. Discover how organizations use SAP solutions to meet these challenges and benefit from process automation by proactively managing tax and international trade.

Attendees will have access to 1.5 days of case studies from SAP customers, solution experts and partners, two pre-conference workshops, and plenty of opportunities to network and catch up with colleagues and friends in Amsterdam!

We look forward to sharing a wealth of exclusive business-focused content not found anywhere else. Join us live and in person for an experience like no other.

So, what can you expect from this conference?


Modularized Pre-Conference Workshop Streams

For the first time, we’ll be running Global Trade and Tax pre-conference workshops during an optional half-day before the official launch of the conference.

We will be running 2 workshop streams split up into 3 modules each allowing attendees to get a deep dive into topics. There will be plenty of time for hands on learning and discussing the topic with the Solution Owners themselves.

Attendees have the option to select one of these two workshops:

Workshop One: Discover What’s New in SAP Global Trade Services, edition for SAP HANA: Compliance Management, Customs Management and Trade Preference Management.

Workshop Two: Learn How to Run Your Day-to-Day Processes with SAP Document and Reporting Compliance, Including Successful Implementation and Emerging Sustainability Taxes,


Customer Case Studies

The agenda has now been released!

Hot topics that will be covered at this year’s event and confirmed customer presentations include:

How the SAP Document and Reporting Compliance Solution Has Helped the Three Stripes to Simplify their Global Tax Solutions Portfolio - Adidas offer their insights

SAP Tax Compliance Case Study - Hasbro’s World-Wide Implementation of Indirect Tax Controls with SAP Tax Compliance and EY Tax Risk & Control - Follow Hasbro’s journey to elevate its tax data quality management to the next level by implementing automated indirect tax controls in over 35 countries across the globe

Goods and Services Tax and e-Invoice Implementation in India - Volvo discuss how SAP tax tools eased their India localization

How to Handle Legal Business Requirements Globally? - Danish manufacturer Grundfos explore top tips and advice on using SAP Document and Reporting Compliance

Harnessing SAP Solutions at Swiss Re: Implementation, Challenges and Outlook - Get insights from Swiss Re into their project implementation

The IKEA Transformation Journey Towards a Global Standardization – Hear how IKEA prepared processes, technology and people as part of a multi-year journey towards more standardized procedures with SAP Global Trade Services

Blueprint of an OECD BEPS 2.0 Pillar II Solution Using SAP PaPM at BASF - You will learn how in a short time, BASF is integrating the new SAP BEPS 2.0 Pillar II solution

Sanction List Screening and Beneficiary Ownership in SAP Global Trade Services – Use Case by Schaeffler - You will discover how SAP GTS implementations can pave the way to build a network of trade compliance processes to manage Schaeffler’s cross border operations

Implementing SAP Tax Compliance at Bosch - Learn how this global automotive giant brought about a platform-centric approach to meet its global tax compliance needs

The Value of Implementing a Tax Engine Globally – The Blueprint for Change - Join this session to see how Siemens and Vertex are working together to change Siemens’ global ERP landscape

...and much more!


SAP Keynotes

On top of the above, we are pleased to announce the expert participation of SAP at this event.

Elvira Wallis – Senior Vice President and Global Head of SAP Globalization Services is joining us to share an overview of the latest trends in compliance and how the SAP solutions have evolved over time to continuously address customers’ expectations.

Going a step further, they will also provide an update on the latest developments in the offering as well as an overview of where it is headed. So make sure to attend this session to be one of the first to hear about SAP’s future plans for Global Trade and Tax in the Cloud!

Finally, we will also have a closing keynote dedicated to SAP Innovation that will be hosted by Vishal Verma – Vice President, Head of Solution Management, Risk, Compliance & Tax​.


Flexibility is the name of the game!

I personally missed these in person conferences, the discussions and networking opportunities they offer. I am really looking forward to meeting customers, partners and colleagues in Amsterdam.


Find out more

Should you want to learn more about this event, then feel free to have a look at:

Home page for the Global Trade and Tax 2022 conference

The detailed agenda of the conference with details on the sessions and speakers

In case you are ready to join us – either onsite or virtually, then you can already register via the website. Be sure to check out the tickets and special offers available.

I hope to see you in November in Amsterdam and, in the meantime, I look forward to reading your thoughts and comments either on this blog or on Twitter @taceventsworld