Ariba LIVE 2016: Where Simple Gets Real

Premier global event series delivers intelligence and technology needed to remove complexity from business commerce and get work done

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – November 17, 2015 – Imagine what you could accomplish if your work was simple. If you could connect with the people and information you need to get things done at the office in the same easy way you do at home. Well, stop imagining. And start making travel plans. Ariba LIVE 2016 kicks off in March. And this year, the premier business commerce conference will arm you with everything you need to digitize your business and make the complex simple. The inefficient, efficient. And the seemingly impossible, possible. Hosted by Ariba, an SAP Company, the global event series gets underway March 14 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Registration is open today and Early Bird discounts are available through December 31.

“Technology has changed every aspect of our personal lives. Now, it’s reshaping the way we work,” said Alicia Tillman, Chief Marketing Officer, Ariba. “At Ariba LIVE 2016, you’ll learn to unleash the power of technology to discover, connect and collaborate in totally new ways. To drive innovation and transformation across your operations. And deliver value beyond your expectations.”  

Whether you’re in procurement, finance, IT or sales, Ariba LIVE 2016 will provide you with access to insights, intelligence and groundbreaking strategies that enable you to reimagine your business and run simple.

Buyers

Through more than 80 unique breakout sessions that cover the full source-to-settle spectrum, across all categories and types of spend, you’ll learn to more efficiently and effectively identify and collaborate with new suppliers, achieve sustainable savings, cut costs, and minimize supply risks.

Sellers

With ample opportunities to network with your peers who have made the digital leap alongside key decision makers at leading global corporations, you’ll learn how you can leverage digital marketplaces to connect with new business opportunities and manage the relationships that matter to you most.

Finance Professionals

With thousands of like-minded individuals from across finance, accounts payable and treasury sharing their insights, you’ll learn how you can unleash the power of digital networks to fuel a more strategic, effective, and collaborative payables process from end to end, including strategies for controlling your global spend and optimizing working capital, mitigating risk and reducing costs and improving compliance.

IT

Through interactive demonstrations of the industry’s most innovative technologies, you’ll experience the solutions that are getting the attention of your colleagues in procurement, accounts payable, treasury, finance, and sales and marketing and learn to leverage them to maximize your IT investments and the value they deliver.

And, you’ll have a little Vegas-style fun along the way…

Ariba LIVE 2016 is the can’t-miss event of the year. Reserve your place today at: www.aribalive.com.

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 Internet-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:  www.ariba.com.

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 293,500 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit www.sap.com.

Media Contact:
Karen Master
Ariba
(412) 297-8177
karen.master@sap.com