Driving opportunity for all and empowering businesses for success are the key themes for the Sage Summit UK this year, which takes place on 5-6 April.
With rapid digital transformation having a significant impact on the business industry, the conference will provide an opportunity to learn about how these changes can have a positive effect on business growth. Across the two days, the agenda features talks from industry experts, interactive sessions and networking opportunities.
Keynote speakers for this year’s conference include Martha Lane Fox, co-founder of lastminute.com; Jamal Edwards, digital entrepreneur and CEO of broadcasting channel SBTV; Deborah Meaden, UK entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den investor; Sahar Hashemu, co-founder of Coffee Republic; and Kelly Hoppen, interior designer and Dragons’ Den investor.
Conference sessions cover a range of topics, such as cloud technology, Making Tax Digital, auto-enrollment and pensions, digital marketing and the retail industry. The agenda also includes Sage product showcases.
The conference is split into two days with 5 April focusing on accountants and partners, with the second day tailored to all attendees.
Register for the Sage Summit UK here.
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