Ariba LIVE 2015: The Future of Commerce

Premier global event series designed to help business leaders unleash power of business networks to drive innovation and advantage kicks off April 7 in Las Vegas

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – November 17, 2014 – The future of business commerce is collaborative, predictive and innovative. And it’s happening today. Where can companies go to get prepared? Ariba LIVE 2015, the premier business commerce event series designed to help companies unleash the power of business networks to seize the future and shape it to their advantage. Hosted by Ariba, an SAP Company, the series kicks off April 7 at The Venetian Las Vegas and will be followed by an event in Munich in June.

“Companies today are more connected and mobile than ever,” said Tim Minahan, Chief Marketing Officer, SAP Cloud and Line of Business. “At Ariba LIVE 2015, they can learn to leverage this to break down the barriers to collaboration and enable new processes that drive innovation and competitive advantage.”

Ariba LIVE 2015 events gather the industry’s best and brightest from across procurement, finance, sales and marketing and IT to share their insights on the transformation and outcomes that business networks can drive along with their experiences using them to:

  • Discover, connect and collaborate with peers and partners across the street or around the globe and manage all of their spend and interactions.
  • Glean insights and intelligence from entire communities that allow them to learn from the past, capitalize on the present and chart an effective course for the future - all in real time.
  • Enable new processes that drive innovation, advantage and outcomes – all from a single platform. 

The events also feature interactive breakout sessions led by executives and practitioners from leading global companies and ample opportunities for peer-to-peer networking.

Whether buying, selling or managing cash, attendees of Ariba LIVE 2015 will gain access to insights and practical, actionable information that will help them do it more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Registration for these can’t-miss events is open now. To reserve your place, visit:

About Ariba, an SAP Company

Ariba is the world’s business commerce network. Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba® Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time from any application or device to buy, sell and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Companies around the world use the Ariba Network to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance the results that they deliver. Join them at:

About SAP
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 263,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit

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