|By PR Newswire||
|April 12, 2013 07:00 AM EDT||
REDMOND, Wash., April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), the global leader in integrated travel and expense management, today announced details around its premier client event, Fusion, which will take place April 16-19, 2013 at The Venetian® | The Palazzo® in Las Vegas. The keynotes on Wednesday, April 17 and Thursday, April 18 will be webcast and streamed through the Concur Facebook page.
For 2013 Fusion brings together Concur clients, partners and staff to connect, collaborate and learn. Over the course of the four-day event, Concur will unveil exciting new innovations to inspire the future of business travel and enable each member of the corporate travel ecosystem to participate and reach that future on their own timetable.
Educate. Inspire. Innovate.
In addition to networking with other Concur clients, attendees can participate in a wide range of educational sessions, interactive product training and demos, outstanding keynotes and one-on-one consulting sessions with Concur solutions experts, including:
- Special opening day keynote from Steve Singh, chairman and CEO of Concur and Rajeev Singh, president and COO of Concur, which takes place on Wednesday, April 17 from 8:30 to 10:00 am PDT. The keynote will focus on the business travel revolution impacting the entire industry. As part of the keynote, Concur will also unveil a major new initiative that builds upon its platform.
- An innovation keynote from Michael Hilton, EVP of product management and strategy at Concur, John Love, Concur chief technology officer and Barry Padgett, EVP of traveler services, which takes place on Thursday, April 18 from 9:00 to 10:00 am PDT. The keynote will unveil some of the most exciting new innovations coming from Concur.
- For the first time at Fusion, Concur will debut a Partner Expo showcase where more than 65 T&E companies will give attendees a first-hand look at what Concur partners have to offer.
- Motivational keynote speaker Billy Beane, general manager of Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics, will close the conference by sharing his insights on how success in today's world results when companies take big risks, push for innovation and leverage their available data.
Those that cannot attend Fusion in person can experience the conference from anywhere by visiting the Concur Facebook page which will stream general session keynotes and interviews with key executives.
The event's Platinum sponsors include American Express, Salesforce.com, TravelText and World Travel, Inc. Gold sponsors include BMO Financial Group, Egencia, SignUp4, Travel and Transport, Inc., Travel Incorporated, Turkish Airlines, Ultramar Travel Management, and World Travel Service, Inc.
Fusion is Concur's annual premier client conference dedicated to those in the travel and expense (T&E) management industry. Fusion brings together Concur clients, partners and staff to connect, collaborate and learn. The vibrant community of peers and partners in attendance will have the opportunity to attend executive keynotes, interactive demos, product trainings and networking events – all designed to help Concur clients drive costs out of their businesses and improve T&E efficiencies.
Concur is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. Concur's easy-to-use Web-based and mobile solutions help companies and their employees control costs and save time. Concur Connect is the platform that enables the entire travel and expense ecosystem of customers, suppliers, and developers to access and extend Concur's T&E cloud. Concur's systems adapt to individual employee preferences and scale to meet the needs of companies from small to large. Learn more at http://www.concur.com or the Concur blog.
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