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It’s big, it’s back, and it’s only a week away—SAPPHIRE NOW is set to take Orlando by storm from May 7-9. SAP’s annual conference dedicated to business software innovation is the place to be for all things SAP Leonardo.

Here’s why you should attend and how you can make the most of this year’s conference.

Fast Facts

SAPPHIRE NOW is about building intelligent enterprises in the experience economy and creating solutions to real-world business challenges. In addition to learning about groundbreaking new technology from industry leaders, attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Network with over 20,000 attendees from all over the world

  • Hear SAP CEO Bill McDermott discuss new opportunities on stage with Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith

  • Workshop solutions with experts in targeted white board strategy spaces

  • Get inspired by breakthrough innovation in customer success stories

If that weren’t enough, this year’s conference also features an exclusive concert for registered attendees only.

Check out some of the highlights from last year’s event.

Don’t miss these Leonardo Sessions and Tours

These highly-anticipated presentations feature thought leadership and case studies in predictive analytics, machine learning, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, blockchain, and of course, SAP Leonardo. Here are the sessions you won’t want to miss.


Uncover the Intelligence in SAP’s Technology & Innovation Portfolio
Juergen Mueller; Wednesday 12:00-12:20 pm, SID: 90754
Join SAP CTO and Executive Board member Juergen Miller as he provides an inside look at how customers transform into intelligent enterprises with SAP intelligent technologies.

Transform Your Business with the Power of Machine Learning
Dr. Markus Noga; Wednesday 11:00-11:20 am, SID: 88404
Find out how customers integrate data intelligence with robotic process automation into their core processes to meet challenges head on.

Unlock the Intelligent Enterprise Through the Internet of Things
Elvira Wallis, Jeffrey Mueller; Wednesday 12:30-12:50 pm, SID: 89667 Reimagine business models with the SAP Leonardo IoT solution for optimized productivity and unparalleled customer experience.

Drive Business Value with the Internet of Things
Hanno Schoklitsch Tuesday May 7th, 3:00 pm, SID: 90944
Discover how to maximize the renewable energy performance with the CEO and founder of Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management.

See How Ernst & Young Helps Companies Implement Robotic Process Automation 
Sebastian Schroetel, Wednesday, May 8th 4:30 p.m, SID: 90903
Find out how SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation has improved Ernst & Young’s business processes and lowered risks for their company.

And don’t forget about the Platform & Intelligent Technologies Tours! Join Dan Lahl on May 7th and Karuna Mukherjea on May 8th as they take you through the show floor and stop at all the must-see areas along the way. For more information on guided and self-guided tours, visit the SAPPHIRE NOW Platform & Intelligent Technologies site.

Check out the SAP Innovation Award Winners

2019 marks the sixth year of SAP Innovation Awards and the recipients are perhaps the most remarkable yet. Every year, SAP recognizes customers and partners across 48 countries who have transformed their businesses and disrupted their industries using SAP products. The winning organizations have made waves across the globe, through suicide prevention, supply chain transparency, and so much more.

Winners will be celebrated on stage at SAPPHIRE NOW and their stories of drive and innovation are sure to inspire. If you’re not able to attend this year, find out more about this year’s winners.

Find us on the show floor

Visit us at the Platform and Intelligent Technologies Pavilion to explore how Leonardo leverages future-facing technology to strengthen intelligent enterprises. We’ll be showcasing Leonardo in action with hands-on demonstrations in design-thinking and data intelligence.

Come get a front row seat to see how you can combine machine learning, the Internet of Things, conversational AI, predictive analytics, blockchain, and big data to tackle your business’s biggest challenges.

Check out the full show floor map online.

Build Your Own Agenda

But that’s just the beginning! For more information, visit the SAPPHIRE NOW agenda to explore the must-see sessions. You can register for this year’s event and then set up your own itinerary with MyAgenda.

Join the Conversation

Stay connected with us on Twitter @SAPLeonardo for an inside-look at one of SAP’s biggest events, and use #SAPPHIRENOW to share your thoughts on this year’s conference.

Which sessions will you attend this year? Let us know in the comments below.