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Counting down just over five weeks until the SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference, the excitement is building in Wholesale Distribution.   Our agenda this year promises a showcase of digital transformation stories, product enhancements, solution innovations and highlights from best run Wholesale Distribution companies.   Join your peers in Orlando to take advantage of all that SapphireNOW has to offer you and your organization such as:

Industry-leading Speakers

Some leading Wholesale Distributors will be sharing their stories at SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference:

  • Hear from Consumer Industries leaders like Wholesale Distributor, National DCP, Retailer; Pick n Pay, Indivior, a leader in Life Sciences and Dole, a leading Consumer Products company discuss how they are embracing digital transformation for gains in market share and profitable growth. Learn how the global digital economy is fostering innovation with cutting-edge technologies to change the way consumers shop. Manage demand for consumer products meet customer and supplier needs, and enhance global health by focusing on the patient and caregiver.

  • Here how GROWMARK, Inc., is turbocharging innovation and efficiency through digital transformation, by replacing outdated systems.

  • Discuss with Patterson Companies, North America's largest animal health distributor, lessons learned implementing SAP EWM solution including pick, pack and ship capabilities, leveraging voice technology, managing batch managed products, and carton logic. Hear about their journey their plans to leverage the solution in the future.


Keynote Speakers

Click here to learn about impressive Keynote speakers such as Bert and John Jacobs,  co-founders of Life is Good and Rachel Dratch, Comedienne and Actress of Saturday Night Live fame.

Educational Sessions

Click here to view Agenda Builder to select your sessions. The SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference is the ultimate opportunity to maximize your SAP investment and find solutions to your most pressing business challenges. Through face-to-face interactions with executives, industry experts, peers, and SAP partners, you’ll be able to leverage diverse points of view as you expand your business network. Learn best practices, explore cutting-edge solutions, and discover ways to reduce complexity in your business. With hundreds of sessions, you can customize your experience based on what’s most important to you.

Industries Campus

Explore new ways to help your business run simple with tailored Industry solutions that address the specific challenges you face in Wholesale Distribution. Hear how SAP solutions running in the cloud and on the SAP S/4HANA platform can significantly improve your business operations and profitability.

  • Gain perspectives from other customers in your industry as they share their success stories and approach to solution deployment.

  • See how you can apply new innovations around Digital Transformation and the Internet of Things to improve visibility into your business operations and drive better decision making.

  • Extend your understanding of our business networks and how they can be used to streamline your business processes and get your products to market more quickly.


  • Join us as SAP and TCS present Muse. Muse has garnered numerous awards, including a Grammy Award for Best Rock Album for 2015’s Drones. And the band’s seven albums have sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. Get ready for an electrifying performance by this powerful three-piece rock band, live at SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference.

There's no better place to reimagine Wholesale Distribution than #SAPPHIRENOW. Register now to join us in Orlando on May 16–18, 2017!