Elevate 2014 Change Your View

September 24-26, 2014

Verian’s Annual Customer Conference
Hilton Charlotte Center City

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About Elevate 2014

Elevate 2014 promises to be a can’t miss Verian event with an amazing agenda full of customer case studies, engaging breakout sessions, tips and tricks, hands-on demos, and much more. Join us in Charlotte this September - it could be the best investment you make all year! Follow us on Twitter for the latest news - #VerianELEVATE

What You'll Experience...

Elevate session formats will be a mixture of expert presentations, peer round tables, client case studies, training, and more. Please note that the conference agenda is subject to change.

Day 1 Sep 24
  • 8:00 am - Breakfast Meet & Greet

    Kick off ELEVATE with a great networking breakfast.

  • 9:00 am - Opening General Session

    Change Your View. Experience a high energy look at what’s new for Verian customers!

  • 12:00 pm - Lunch

    Enjoy a buffet lunch and dessert provided by Verian.

  • 1:45 pm - Breakout Sessions

    Executive Track: Transform Purchasing & AP to deliver consistently higher profits.

    Reporting & Analytics for the Business User: Learn reporting tips & tricks with beginning & intermediate users.

    How Verian’s New UI Broadens Adoption: Maximize savings by capturing every unique pocket of spending.

    A Review of New ROI Benchmarks: Discover how to set standards for better results and ongoing improvement.

  • 7:00 pm - Dinner & Entertainment

    Venture into the Queen City for a night out with Verian and your peers!

Day 2 Sep 25
  • 8:00 am - Breakfast and General Session

    Verian Innovation Awards Ceremony: Discover the winners of the prestigious Verian Innovation Awards!

  • 9:45 am - Breakout Sessions

    Reporting & Analytics for the Power User: Uncover reporting tips & tricks employed by more advanced users.

    The Art of Negotiating: Learn inspiring tactics for negotiation and creative compromise.

    Getting More Spend Under Control: Use the Verian solution suite to expand spend under management.

  • 12:15 pm - Lunch

    Meet Your Verian Client Care Team: Meet the team of support specialists that helps you succeed!

  • 2:00 pm - Breakout Sessions

    Unifying the Purchase-to-Pay Lifecycle: See how Verian’s platform minimizes IT effort and speeds processing

    How Strategic Accounts Payable Drives ROI: Reveal exceptional value by streamlining routine AP management

    How Strategic Purchasing Drives ROI: Rise above processing transactions to drive organizational compliance

Day 3 Sep 26
  • 8:00 am - Breakfast and General Session

    Verian Fast Forward: Participate in an interactive review of Verian’s future product roadmap

  • 10:45 am - Shaping the Future Together

    Have fun and contribute to Verian’s product strategy through live polling

  • 12:00 pm - Lunch

    See-Manage-Save Review & Prize Drawing: Win prizes while reinforcing your knowledge of P2P transformation

What 2013 Attendees are Saying...

What You'll Learn...

ELEVATE 2014 is a fast-paced, high-impact customer event dedicated to helping Verian users maximize their results from Verian’s suite of purchase to pay solutions. The theme of this year’s event is CHANGE YOUR VIEW, derived from Verian’s proven See-Manage-Save™ implementation methodology that “elevates” purchasing and payables operations from tactical to strategic by helping organizations bring every pocket of their spend under management.

  1. Discover the latest trends for maximizing efficiency, visibility, control and savings.
    Learn first-hand how leading companies are utilizing Verian to see over their spend horizon.
  2. Get inside information on boosting your ROI from Verian software.
    Hear from Verian's best and brightest on how to ensure you're getting the maximum return on your Verian software.
  3. Learn Verian best practices, tips, and tricks to make your job easier.
    Participate in engaging workshops with Verian specialists giving live demonstrations designed to help you identify, understand and utilize dozens of time-saving techniques.
  4. Network and learn from informative breakout sessions with other Verian users.
    Get quality face-time with Verian users from various industry segments during scheduled group interactions.
  5. Gain insight on how your peers are solving their most pressing problems.
    Benefit from fresh perspectives and innovative approaches that are helping your peers overcome challenges and reach their objectives for purchasing and payables.
  6. Get the inside scoop on upcoming Verian software enhancements.
    Meet the developers behind Verian's software solutions and hear directly from them what features are soon to debut!

Where You'll Stay...

Enjoy the beautiful downtown location and superior amenities of the Hilton Charlotte Center City, directly across from the Charlotte Convention Center. Relax in a comfortable guest room featuring the latest GuestLINK™ technology, allowing you to connect to MP3, DVD, cameras and laptops. Dine at Coastal Kitchen, located on the Plaza level of the hotel, featuring the best in Low Country cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Unwind after a busy day with complimentary access to the connected Childress Klein YMCA Health Club offering an Olympic-size indoor pool and a wide selection of exercise equipment.

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For your convenience, Verian has secured a discount group rate of $185 USD per room/night plus taxes until September 2, 2014. To take advantage of this special conference rate, please make your reservations through the link below. Even if you reserve a room through this hotel link, you must still register separately for the Conference. You may also make reservations by calling the hotel directly at 888-370-0980, or 704-377-1500.

Please use the code Verian Technologies Meeting to receive the discounted rate. The Verian group rate is based on availability and applies to check-ins September 23 through check-outs September 26, 2014. To avoid a one night room and tax charge to your credit card, cancellations must be communicated to the hotel at least 72 hours prior to your scheduled check-in.

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Refer to this list for answers to your most frequently asked questions. If you have a question that’s not shown here, please contact us at 800-672-8776 or elevate@verian.com

Registration includes conference attendance, conference material and food and beverage during conference hours. This also includes the evening events hosted by Verian. To qualify for advance registration, you must submit your registration form and full payment on or before the advance registration deadline. You will receive an email confirmation of your registration along with an invoice for payment. Please indicate the invoice number on your check when paying so we may apply the payment to the correct registration. Please note that by submitting the completed registration form, you are agreeing to pay all registration fees. There is a discounted rate for those organizations that wish to send more than one attendee. Guest registrations are permitted for those guests who are not in an industry-related occupation. Guest passes allow access to the selected events only. Cost is $100. All guests must be 21 years of age or older.

Check-in will take place the Verian registration desk on outside Mecklenburg Ballroom. You can also pick up your conference material during the Welcome Reception. All attendees must check in before the Conference and pick up their name badge and Conference materials. You may not pick up Conference materials for another person. All registration/materials fees must be paid in full before receiving Conference materials.

Cancellations received on or before June 15, 2014, will be eligible for a full refund. Cancellations received between June 16, 2014 and August 1, 2014, will be eligible for a 50% refund. Cancellations received after August 2, 2014, will not be eligible for a refund. All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Verian Refunds and will not be given for no-shows to the Conference. Refunds will be processed 6-8 weeks after the Conference. Please check with the hotel for its cancellation policy. If you are unable to attend the Conference and have already registered, someone may attend in your place. Please submit substitution changes in writing to Verian.

Conference badges must be worn at all times. Attendees will be required to wear a badge for admission to general sessions, breakout rooms, and demonstration/meeting rooms. Your badge will be required for admittance to all meal/event functions. Badge sharing is prohibited.

Verian will be glad to help you with any special needs (i.e. physical, dietary). Please complete the special section on the registration form to indicate any special assistance requirements.

The recommended attire for all Conference functions is business casual.


Hilton Charlotte Center City

Event Location

  • Hilton Charlotte Center City
    222 East Third Street
    Charlotte, North Carolina, 28202

    Discounted ELEVATE room rates range from $185-$229 depending on hotel availability and are only guaranteed up until September 2, 2014. Rooms are limited so book early for the best rates and availability!
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2014 Conference Fees:

Standard Registration (June 2 – September 9)
First Attendee: $995
Additional Attendees: $845

Late Registration (begins September 10)
First Attendee: $1295
Additional Attendees: $1195

2014 Hotel Fees:

Deadline for Hotel Discount (September 2)
Conference Rate: $185-$229