SAP Ariba Live Headed for Europe

Premier global commerce event kicks off in Madrid June 13

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 12, 2016 – Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Following a successful run in Sin City, SAP Ariba Live is headed for Europe. The premier global commerce event will kick off June 13 at the Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel and Conference Center.

“The digital economy is real, global and spans all industries,” said Alicia Tillman, Chief Marketing Officer SAP Ariba. “SAP Ariba Live is the place where companies can learn to prepare their businesses to participate in and capitalize on this economy.”

A New Way of Operating

Whether you’re in procurement, finance, IT or sales, SAP Ariba Live will provide you with access to groundbreaking strategies that enable you to simplify collaboration with your trading partners, make smarter business decisions and extend your collaborative business processes to transform the source-to-pay process and deliver real business value.


Through dozens of practitioner-led breakout sessions that cover the full source-to-settle spectrum, you’ll learn how you can create frictionless exchanges with key business partners that to achieve sustainable savings, cut costs, and minimize supply risks.


Through ample opportunities to network with forward-thinking peers, you’ll gain new insights into how you can leverage digital marketplaces to connect with new business opportunities and manage the relationships that matter to you most. And, you’ll have a chance to put your best foot forward with hundreds of buyers with leading global organizations who are in active purchasing cycles.

Finance Professionals

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

IT Leaders

Through interactive keynotes and demonstrations, you’ll get a view into technology innovations that are transforming source-to-pay and experience the solutions that are getting the attention of your colleagues in procurement, accounts payable, treasury, finance, and sales and marketing. More important, you’ll learn how to drive adoption of these solutions so that you can maximize your IT investments and the value they deliver.

SAP Ariba Live is the can’t-miss event of the year. To reserve your place today, visit:

About SAP Ariba

SAP® Ariba® is the marketplace for modern business, creating frictionless exchanges between millions of buyers and suppliers across the entire source-to-pay process. Our market-leading solutions enable companies to simplify collaboration with their trading partners, make smarter business decisions and extend their collaborative business processes with an open technology platform. More than two million companies use SAP Ariba solutions to connect and collaborate around nearly one trillion in commerce on an annual basis. To learn more about the company’s offerings and the transformation they are driving, visit

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 approximately 300,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit

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