INTRODUCING THE EPM SUMMIT NETWORK

The ONLY Premium Network for SAP EPM & Analytics professionals

With over 10 years of success hosting the most highly rated and valued SAP EPM events globally, Column5 Consulting is proud to announce the all new EPM Summit Network Membership to give business professionals the experience and benefits they get at our live events, but now on-demand and year-round!

Our customers are stepping up to the EPM Challenge
– become a member and join them!

“The sharing of knowledge of HOW BPC works and where all the technical options fit into it is what I liked most.”

-Business Analyst, Inter Pipeline

“The summit gives you the latest roadmap and technical updates and networking.”

-NCCI

“Column5 offers unmatched focused content on EPM-related issues.”

-Business Intelligence, GM Financial

“I get information that will influence the biggest decisions/investments that my company needs to start thinking about.”

-Finance Systems, CUNA Mutual Group

Already been to one of our EPM Summit Events?

Then you know what we’re talking about.

Purchase your EPM Summit Network Membership now!
– It includes your FREE pass* to an EPM Summit 2020 event.

*$3,500 value

Haven’t been to one of our EPM Summit Events?

No need to worry, you can fast track your EPM Summit Network experience right now.

Purchase your EPM Summit Network Membership and get started!
– All Memberships include a FREE pass* to an EPM Summit 2020 event.

*$3,500 value

Why Should I Join?

The Power of an EPM Community

We know how difficult it is to have an EPM System do what you really need it to do. Right?

We know this because this is what our customers who have attended our EPM Summit events have been telling us.

We know customers are in their 3rd, 4th or 5th year with BPC, and still don’t feel like they really understand the product well enough to extract full value.

We know you need access to EPM experts and knowledge, on demand and in person, to really help you, and we know you need the power of an EPM Community.

We know you need more than just a single EPM Summit event (included). You need the training and community of a network all year long.

Learn how you can sidestep common pitfalls like performance, stability, low user adoption and satisfaction.
Unlock the secret to EPM success – expert guidance for every step of your EPM journey.
Position your team to be the difference makers.

Get yourself to the EPM Summit Event and experience the benefits our customers get year after year.

“Best access to BPC information and users than any other conference.”

-Budgets & Forecasting, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative

“The big differentiator between the EPM Leadership Summit and other similar conferences is the mass amount of information and experts available to the attendees.”

-Director of Enterprise Systems, American Golf

“The networking opportunities with other EPM users and administrators is entirely valuable to me and the way we run our EPM Platform.”

-Sr. Director, Business Integration, Farmers Insurance

“I can speak candidly with other users and learn from each others’ successes and failures.”

-SVP, Oaktree

What do I get with my Membership?
A combination of on-demand content, live events and networking forums For SAP BPC, SAP SAC, EPM and Analytics professionals.
  • One FREE pass to the EPM Summit Event in a location of your choice:
    • North America – Q1, in Las Vegas, NV
    • EMEA – Q2, in London, UK
  • EPM Summit Online. Exclusively available to EPM Summit Network Members. Expert, relevant content addressing your important EPM & Analytics challenges and solutions, including a library of over 150 curated videos. Enables year-round learning on a continuous basis.
  • Online Community Forum. Connect–Learn–Share. Accelerate your learning through the EPM Summit Network Community. Engage with other members knowing you’re facing the same challenges together.
  • Direct interaction with SAP and EPM Products experts.
  • Earn Membership points towards EPM Summit Network rewards.

Be part of something powerful that is there when you need it.

Who Should Join?

Subscribing to the EPM Summit Network is the way to connect to expert content, product know-how and other EPM solution users regardless of your role in the organization or where you are in your EPM journey.

EPM Role:
  • Technical:Achieving and sustaining a high performing platform is a top priority for every organization.
  • Functional:Power Users & Admins learn best practices, tips and tricks, hands-on training and workshops to build your skills.
  • Executive: Responsible for EPM process effectiveness and calibrating investments to produce ROI. Application of advanced technologies like AI/Predictive that are becoming part of the finance process.
  • New this year! Executive Finance Transformation:Intensive workshops for Finance Leaders which delve into common challenging topics, reevaluate current process definitions and value models that lead to game changing ideas and fast track execution.
EPM Stage:
  • I need to stabilize my EPM solution. Solve performance, stability, or usability issues, quickly and cost effectively – a top priority for organizations.
  • I need to optimize cost of ownership. Is your EPM solution is too complicated to operate? This is a predictable stage of growth. Configure your solution to carry more weight by optimizing.
  • I need to expand value. Your solution is stable, and the operational process is working smoothly. Now you need to unlock additional value. Do you have a clear vision on where to take your solution? Get inspired on how to expand your solution to achieve more value.

Experience the EPM Summit Event

This unmatched event is the most focused in-person gathering of key team members from organizations running SAP BPC, SAP Analytics Cloud, and/or other EPM solutions.

Why do our customers return to the EPM Summit Event year after year?
  • The Invaluable Content – hands-on training, critical information sharing sessions, customer case studies.
  • The Interaction with Column5 and SAP experts – where do you get three and a half days with unfettered access to the gurus you want to know.
  • The Networking opportunities – where else can you hang out and share experiences and ideas with peers all focused on the same topics, in a setting that encourages participation.

“The Summit offers access to many resources from knowledgeable consultants to networking opportunities.”

-Financial Reporting Team Member, Griffith Foods

Multiple Tracks Covering Technical, Functional Executive focused, and hands-on topics.
Roundtables Hear common and similar challenges from other attendees and come up with solutions together.
Workshops New this year, Finance Transformation - get ahead of the game with Thought Leader Dave Den Boer.
Book Meetings 1:1’s with product and EPM experts.
Networking Events Plenty of time to meet up with other like-minded peers including a daily cocktail reception after a long day of sessions.
Benchmarking Compare your EPM solution with other organizations & best practices to chart your organization’s course.
One membership subscription gives you access to one of our global annual EPM Leadership Summit events.

North America
February 18-21
Las Vegas, NV

EMEA
June 16-19
London, UK

Pricing
Membership Pricing, per organization

Initial membership: $3,000 per person
Additional memberships: $2,000 per person

Special Offers!!
  • Members will receive a 20% discount with 3-year subscription, paid in advance.
  • Receive a FREE EPM Summit Network membership with any of the following qualified Column5 Services*:
    • Managed Services – Contract with Column5 to provide all needed services on your EPM technology platform on your premises or private cloud, or in conjunction with our hosting in our cloud environment and your organization will receive a complimentary Network Membership.
    • Hosting Services – Engage the Column5 team to deploy your solution on our technology platform and receive a complimentary Network Membership.
    • All Access Pass – Purchase a subscription to the entire Column5 EPM Academy eLearning library for all your licensed EPM users and receive a complimentary Network Membership.
    • Current Darwin EPM customers.

*If you already have one of the above services, Column5 will be in touch regarding your membership status.

Attend the 2020 EPM Leadership Summit

Become a member today.

INITIAL MEMBERSHIP

$ 3000

Please purchase here for your company’s first membership.

ADDITIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

$ 2000

Please purchase here if your company currently has a membership for a 33% discount.

Additional memberships will not be activated without an initial membership fee of $3,000 purchased by your company.

One membership subscription gives you access to our annual EPM Summit Leadership event held in Las Vegas, NV in February 2020 and London, UK June 2020.  Please visit the EPM Leadership Summit website for information and registration.