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Plan Your Directions EMEA 2018 Experience with the New Jet!

The last Microsoft Partner event of the fall release season is Directions EMEA. This year’s SMB-focused conference will bring over 2,100 attendees from partners and ISV companies all across Europe to The Hague, Netherlands. And we’re excited to be among the attendees and sponsors!

Jet Global is a Gold Sponsor of Directions EMEA 2018. That means we’ll have a booth to meet our valued partners and talk about the future with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. We will also offer some amazing sessions on how to achieve total data access and host an exclusive pre-conference partner training day on Saturday, October 29th. If you’re interested in attending, please speak with your Jet representative about getting a seat.

Below you will find details for the training and sessions we will be delivering at Directions EMEA so you can start to organize your calendar. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter for updates!

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Pre-Conference Partner Skills Training

Join the Jet Global team for a full day of technical training geared towards getting the maximizing the value of Jet products. Here is an overview of what topics we will be covering and what you will learn:

  • Get a front row seat to hands-on training of our brand-new budgeting product, Jet Budgets. Work directly in the solution to learn how to deliver to customers and understand the opportunities for you as a partner.
  • Deep dive into our latest reporting platform release – Jet Reports Financials for Dynamics 365 Business Central. and easily get familiar with the cloud focused functionality.
  • Conclude your training with a session on dashboard building with Power BI and ample time to ask questions.

As this is a technical, hands-on training session, students must bring laptops equipped to connect to a virtual machine.

Sunday, October 28th – 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Space is limited to 40 participants.
TO REGISTER: Contact Your Jet Representative

KEYNOTE: The Future is Bright – Data Access and Control Just Got Better

Presented by George Brown and Brian Peterson

Get ready for the next stage of the Microsoft Partner business evolution:  simpler, faster, and more profitable with the new Jet. Don’t miss our keynote as we introduce the ultimate, groundbreaking trifecta of total data access and control in Dynamics that changes the game for how customers can get visibility into their data, see and manage vital business processes, and automate report migration on current and future upgrades!

See how Jet’s newest products clear the path of objections for implementing or enhancing Dynamics.

Discover how report portability between versions and master data management will open the door to your success in repeatability, services, and increasing customer value.

Monday, October 29 – 9:00 – 11:00
Room: King Willem Alexander Auditorium


How to Deliver the Total Data Access Customers Expect in a Subscription World

Presented by George Brown and Brian Peterson

Over 700 partners rely on Jet Global for delivering data solutions that improve their business, while making customers happy – everyday. In this can’t-miss session, we’ll take a deep dive to see how the new Jet is the answer for supporting your partner business while delivering fast, accurate data solutions in the new era of Dynamics 365 Business Central and Dynamics NAV. Come to the most impactful session at the show to learn:

  • What true REPORT PORTABILITY is to seamlessly move customers from one version of Dynamics to the next without interrupting data access or recording complex reports.
  • How you can CONTROL EXCEL for the governed data processes customers demand.
  • The secret to MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT in an automated, turnkey solution.
  • The ultimate trifecta of ‘Total Data Access’ that allows your technical resources to deliver more, faster in the age of subscription-based.

Monday, October 29 – 13:30 – 14:15
Room: Atlantic

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How to Add One Dynamics ERP Customer per Day

Presented by George Brown

A case study on a partner doing that today One new customer per day – you say impossible! We say come to this session and find out exactly how. The session will focus on how Inventio IT, founded in 2001 developed into one of the largest Dynamics partners in the Microsoft Eco system by customer add volume. Join this lively and interesting case study on how Inventio IT from Denmark adds one Dynamics ERP customer per day and the opportunities all partners have to do the same with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Join Thomas Klavsen CEO, Nevenka Schroeder COO of Inventio IT along with George Brown as we walk through the how to.

Monday, October 29 – 16:00 – 17:00
Room: Yangtze 1+ 2

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Business Central Partner Survey Results

Presented by Dana Willmer + George Brown

How prepared are Partners to fully capitalize on Dynamics 365 Business Central? What key business levers do they most need to pay attention to? What lessons can be learned from Partners in the field today? In short, how can Partners fully exploit this market opportunity? These questions were recently explored in detail with research conducted by Dana Willmer of CloudSpeed, and in cooperation with the Directions EMEA organizing committee. Come hear the findings of this ecosystem-wide study to help guide your next moves, and join the Q&A discussion that follows.

Tuesday, October 30 – 11:00 – 12:00
Room: Europe

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Financial Planning for 2020

Presented by Dana Willmer + George Brown

Dynamics 365 Business Central represents an unprecedented financial opportunity for Partners to change their business model and build strong recurring revenue, provided they anticipate and plan for the financial impacts. Based on ecosystem research and a strong track record of helping Partners capitalize on market opportunities, the dynamic duo of Willmer and Brown leverage their combined decades of work to help you prepare for the future. You will leave this session with at least 3 great ideas to drive your business forward.

Tuesday, October 30 – 14:00 – 15:00
Room: Europe

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Innovation Panel Discussion on Business Central

Presented by George Brown

Victoria Critchley – Partner PKF Cooper Parry, Thomas Klavsen and Nevenka Schroeder – founders Inventio IT and David Rawes TSG ERP Director Join us for this lively panel discussion and hear first hand what leading partners are planning to do with Microsoft Dynamics Business Central. This expert panel will share their thoughts, ideas, and aspirations about Business Central, what it can do for business and what it may look like for their future business. This is an open and candid conversation about the new business partners are in, with ample opportunity for questions from attendees. Join us as we explore Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central from the perspective of top partners.

Wednesday, October 31 – 14:00 – 15:00
Room: Oceania

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Be the first to know and the first to plan for a simpler, faster, and more profitable future with Jet Global. Reach out to your Jet representative to learn more about our pre-day activities or contact us directly for more information about our sessions and training.

See you at The Hague!