Join Dynamics NAV Partner at Annual Customer Conference

Back by Popular Demand:

Innovia Consulting's 2017 Customer Conference

You asked for it and we heard you! We’re pleased to announce the return of Innovia Consulting’s Annual Customer Conference which will take place on April 26 & 27 at the Chula Vista Resort in the Wisconsin Dells.

Please join us for an exciting line-up of presentation and demonstrations that will give you the practical knowledge and insights you need to better leverage your technology investments.

There is no cost to attend the event and you’re welcome to bring colleagues. All sessions, meals, and snacks are on us. (That’s a $300+ value!)

Want some more info?

  • View the full agenda.
  • Watch this 10 minute informational webinar about what to expect at the 2017 Customer Conference.
  • New this year: a complimentary guided wine tasting immediately following the welcome event. Space is limited so we ask that you email us to reserve your seat for the wine tasting. View the full details here.

Register now! It’s free! 

Customer Conference Registration

Keynote Speaker

David O'Bryan.jpgDavid O'Bryan

David O’Bryan is a Partner Channel Development Manager on the US Dynamics SMB team for Microsoft. David currently has responsibility for Dynamics 365 for Financials Recruiting and Onboarding. He has been with Microsoft for over 9 years working as a Partner Sales Executive, Partner Technology Advisor and Partner Account Manager. David has nearly 20 years of experience in ERP across Intentia, Lawson, and Microsoft. He cut his ERP teeth during two ERP implementations while on the operations side of a manufacturing company that produced women’s apparel.

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Our Partners

  • Avalara
    • Sales and Use Tax Compliance for Dummies. 

      Sales and use tax compliance is difficult to manage, especially if your process is manual.  Avalara has teamed up with the Wiley brand to create a "for dummies" book on tips and tricks every business needs to manage their sales tax compliance, effectively and defensively.  This session will explain some of the key points of the book, including:

      • Understanding how to comply with tax regulations
      • Determining whether you have nexus and what it means
      • Management of reseller certificates
      • Tips for avoiding a (costly) sales tax audit
  • Dynamic Manufacturing Solutions
    • Automating Data Collection and Other Ways to Supercharge NAV. Manual data entry into NAV is time-consuming and prone to errors not to mention that inaccurate warehouse transactions lead to inefficient operations. Join Caleb Avent and Mark Gengler from Insight Works as they show you how to easily and cost-effectively leverage barcoding to improve warehouse operations. Learn how in addition to tracking materials, barcoding eliminates manual time entry in production and delivers real-time access to inventory and shop floor data.  Caleb and Mark will also introduce other ways to supercharge NAV including integration with couriers to streamline shipping operations and point of sales solutions to improve order desk processes.  Insight Works is a leader in Operational Productivity Improvement through the efficient implementation of add-ons for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Dynamic NAV Addons
    • Vertical Leap. There are a wide variety of ways to extend your NAV and help you gain efficiency.  Come to this session to learn how EasyPDF, Easy Sales Tax, Easy Ship, and others can help!
  • Equisys, Inc.
    • Document and Expense Management Designed for NAV. Zetadocs is a suite of NAV business process add-ons for managing travel and business expenses, processing and approving supplier invoices, emailing sales invoices and notifications, and capturing of supporting information against NAV records. At this session, we will be sharing some more exciting news about how Equisys is extending our product line with an expense management cloud service.  We will also be showing the latest documents management and delivery features within Zetadocs and Zetadocs Express for NAV 2017 making them simpler to deploy or upgrade.

  • Experlogix
    • Experlogix CPQ for Dynamics NAV – Complex Quoting Made Simple. Quick, accurate, and streamlined quoting within Dynamics NAV while your BOMs and Routings are created dynamically. Reduce Quote to Production time dramatically with a complex CPQ solution from Experlogix. See real-world examples of how the Experlogix CPQ solution can increase the speed and accuracy of quote and order creation, helping to improve bottom-line profitability and operational efficiency.
  • Fastpath Solutions, Inc.
    • Security Audit and Compliance Solutions for Microsoft Dynamics NAVDo you know where your risks are in Dynamics NAV? Are you finding Change Log hard to use? Would you like to easily monitor changes within NAV and in SQL without slowing down NAV? Do you need to follow regulatory compliance rules (SOX, HIPAA, etc)? Is it challenging for you to provide information to your auditors? Join us for this session where we will show you how Fastpath can help you with all this and more.
  • Jet Reports International, Inc.
    • Jet Enterprise - Prebuilt Business Intelligence (BI) for Dynamics NAV. Every growing company is looking for a fast and easy way to access and organize their data. When it comes to reporting and analytics for NAV, this raises a series of important questions. “How do I get the information from all my data systems?” “Everybody has their own version of the same report – how do we ensure data integrity?” “I don’t know data modeling, how do I use Power BI?”  This session answers all this and more. See how over 137,000 NAV users reduce the time it takes to get accurate and controlled data by 80%.
  • Lanham Associates, Inc.
    • Lanham Associates Inbound Container Tracking. It has been 20 years this month, since Lanham Associates began creating Supply Chain Execution that fill the holes in core Dynamics NAV. This year, we introduced Inbound Container Tracking as the newest addition to our already full suite of products.
      In this session, we will look at how Inbound Container Tracking streamlines your workflow when tracking in-transit goods. If you are importing containers, this session is for you. We will show you how:
      • To reconcile inbound goods against the appropriate purchase orders
      • How to over-receive and flag for accounting review
      • Add landed costs to inbound goods
      • Show how to differentiate between on-the-ware goods and on-hand inventory
      If time permits, Jim will share other new features to the already robust EDI, E-Ship and ACE Warehousing applications that you use.
    • Lanham Associates ACE Warehousing - the Additions. 

      The wireless warehouse. There is a lot of interest lately around this topic. There are choices and it is sometimes hard to cut through the marketing and get to the meat. This session is about the meat. 

      ACE Warehousing is the wireless warehouse solution from Lanham Associates, but what is it? It is more than just wirelessly enabled warehousing activities. And like all things Lanham, it is a carefully crafted, full-featured suite of applications designed to include intelligently designed additions that make your warehouse activities more efficient.

      This session will explain in detail how ACE Warehousing differs from the rest. We will explain the “whats and the why’s” that ACE Warehousing’s key functional additions bring to the professional warehouse. If you have been thinking about making the step up to wireless warehousing inside NAV, this is your session.

      To get the most from this session, you should have a basic understanding of how Dynamics NAV Advanced warehousing works.

    • NAV Easy Security from Come see why 65,000+ users in 75 countries depend on NAV Easy Security.  We will demonstrate how you can implement security in Microsoft Dynamics NAV in a few hours with Quick Security and how you can record permissions and use the Segregation of Duties permission sets that are delivered with Easy Security to set up precise security without a painful trial and error process.  Also, the demonstration will show how you can use Field Level and Data Security to limit users’ access to specific fields, actions and pages - by hiding these or making these uneditable - and limit the data users can see.
  • Next Generation Logistics, Inc.
    • Transportation Management for NAV.

      Dynamics TMS® transportation management for NAV extends
      Dynamics NAV by providing a comprehensive solution to managing
      LTL, Truckload, Multi-Mode, and International shipping needs.
      Come learn how solutions like Dynamics TMS® are advancing technology
      and becoming technology disrupters and are helping shippers address
      real world issues like carrier connectivity, spot market freight, and
      freight bidding to improve operating efficiencies, control costs, and carrier capacity.

  • QuantaCRM
    • 7 Reasons Why Your Competition Is Using CRM. In this session, Peter Wolf, CRM Adoption Expert, will discuss why businesses are overwhelmingly turning to CRM to improve customer retention, increase revenue per sales rep, and minimize time wasted searching for critical information.
  • Sologlobe
    • The Supply Chain Competitive Advantage. A critical shift in the world of logistics and supply chain is impacting the way you manage inventory. Real-time communication, omni-channel distribution, compliance regulations are bringing customers virtually into the four walls of your operation. Businesses that can constantly adapt to these challenges will have the competitive advantage.
  • Targit
    • Data Visualization Best Practices. With data coming from many different directions, it is easy to get overwhelmed.  How do you make it easy for users to understand all of this data so you can enable better, faster data-driven decisions throughout the entire organization?  Data visualization is a key, but do I use a line chart, pie chart or just a pivot table?  Proper presentation is critical in getting your message across.  In this session we will discuss and demonstrate key data visualization best practices, so can get the most out of your data.
  • Innovia Consulting
    • What's New in NAV 2017? NAV 2017 is a break through in new technology, new features, and improve user epxerience.  Come to this session and learn more about what this new version will mean for your business.
    • Cash Management/Cash Flow Forecasting. Learn how to save time and improve your cash management with these great features of NAV:  Lock box imports, Positive Pay, Automatiic matching of bank statements from import.   We will also show you how these features help make the NAV Cash Forecasting tool even more valuable.
    • Personalization vs. Customization. Setting up your role center, configuring ribbons and fact boxes are just a few ways to make your day flow more easily.  Attend this session and learn tips and tricks for how to make your NAV work for you without having to pay a pogrammer.
    • Real World Tips for NAV Manufacturing. This session demonstrates NAV Manufacturing tips and tricks you can use immediately when you get back to the office. During the session we will “deep dive” into NAV functionality that can help you with Production Planning, Materials Planning, Bill of Materials, Routings and Production Order creation and scheduling. This will be an interactive session and be ready to answer a few “Trivia’ questions – here is a sample to jump start: I am the production planner and just created a Firm Planned Production Order that sales has indicated they will be closing next week – but when planning runs it is now telling me to delete the Production Order because I have no demand in NAV – what would you recommend to solve this issue?   
    • Unlock Your Support Potential - Helping Innovia Help You. Attend this interactive session to learn more about the day to day support process.  Tips and Tricks to make your support requests flow more easily and speed up response time.
    • Planning for your next  NAV upgrade: Things to consider to help manage your budget and leverage the new technology available in NAV 2017. Upgrades are expensive!  Attend this session and learn how to better plan and control the budget for your next upgrade.  Gain tips and tricks for making future upgrades less expensive.
    • Dynamics 365 Overview. There is a lot of talk about the new Dynamics 365.  Attend this session and learn more about what is and is not in the D365 solution.
    • Work Flow Baked Right into NAV. A great new tool inside of NAV to help manage business more effectively.
    • Extensions and Events: What do they mean for Your next NAV Upgrade? The buzz in NAV development is all around Extensions and Events.  Attend this sessiion to learn how to take advantage of these new tools and learn how they effect your current and future upgrades.
    • When the process is the problem: How to gain efficiency through Value Stream Mapping. Join this discussion of how companies have gained efficiency, enhanced customer service, and improved profitability through Value Stream Mapping.  This Lean initiative will help you gain insight into your business that will guide the decisions you and your team make each day.  Learn how to use simple techniques to take advantage of all the benefits that process review and improvement can provide.


Conference Lunch

Events Include:

  • April 26
    • Meet and greet with complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
    • New this year: a complimentary guided wine tasting event immediately following the welcome event.
  • April 27
    • A choice of 20 breakout sessions.
    • A dedicated ISV room which will be available through the entire Customer Conference.
    • Closing remarks from Mark Christie, CEO of Innovia Consulting
    • Complimentary breakfast, lunch, and snacks.

And remember, it’s all free!

Customer Conference Registration