What to Expect at GPUG Summit 2018

Make the most of your time at GPUG Summit 2018 by choosing the right sessions to attend. Below, we’ve listed a few sessions we think will be worth your while, along with some nearby restaurants to fuel your learning.

Sessions to look out for:

Real World Uses of Power BI for Non-Data Nerds (BI01)
Tuesday, 10/16/18 from 8 AM to 9 AM
Ready to start strategizing with Power BI? Learn how GP and Power BI can be used together to generate powerful reports and inform business strategy. You’ll walk away knowing how to pull data from Dynamics GP into Power BI and generate basic reports and dashboards.

GP Life Hacks: 40+ Ways to Save Time AND Be More Productive! (FIN01)
Tuesday, 10/16/18 from 8 AM to 9 AM
This class will explore hidden and overlooked functionalities in Dynamics GP, covering Sales, Purchasing, Inventory, and other modules. Documentation of all methods covered will be provided so you can take home everything you learn.

Automate Payment Acceptance Within Microsoft Dynamics GP, NAV, CRM, AX, and 365 Presented by Century Business Solutions (GPS15)
Wednesday, 10/17/18 from 10 AM to 11 AM
Our team will be presenting on the benefits of integrated payment acceptance in this session. Collecting payments is a necessary part of doing business. Unfortunately, for many companies it remains a manual and error-prone process that increases expenses and security threats. Learn how to speed up the accounts receivable process, cut down on unnecessary costs associated with payment acceptance, and secure payment information in Microsoft Dynamics.

Where to eat:

Breakfast Club
The Breakfast Club is a popular breakfast spot located only a couple of blocks away from the Phoenix Convention Center. Their extensive menu is filled with frittatas, breakfast quinoa, pancakes, and everything in between. Stop by and fuel up before sessions begin—just be sure to set aside some time, as it’s usually busy.

Hard Rock Cafe
Head across the street to the Hard Rock Cafe for a straightforward burger and fries for lunch. Bookmark this article on how to prevent food coma so you don’t fall asleep during your next session afterwards.

Pizzeria Bianco
If you want to discuss your newly acquired GP knowledge over piping hot artisanal pizza or impress your colleagues with a sophisticated restaurant pick, have your Uber drop you off at Pizzeria Bianco.

This pizza joint, a ten-minute drive from the Convention Center, has long-been hailed as a temple for lovers of good pizza. Head chef and owner Chris Bianco is credited as one of the founders of the artisanal pizza movement in the United States. You’ll have your pick of pizza pies with fresh ingredients, as well as a couple salad options.

Conclusion:

GPUG Summit 2018 is sure to delight attendees who are looking to deepen their understanding of Microsoft Dynamics GP. If you plan your days out ahead of time and practice good notetaking, you’ll walk away with valuable information that will help your company get more out of their software.

Stop by booth #426 to learn more about integrating your credit card processing in GP. We’ll be showcasing our payment integration EBizCharge, which allows you to accept credit cards through multiple modules in GP.