JAMIS Hosts Industry Leaders from Across the Nation at Annual Summit in San Diego

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Insightful panel discussions, educational sessions and lively networking events combined to create a productive and engaging 2016 JAMIS Summit

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“A big thank you to our sponsors and speakers for helping us put together a dynamic program for our attendees.”

JAMIS Software Corporation, a leading provider of cloud ERP software for the government contracting industry and other project-focused organizations, hosted another successful annual JAMIS Summit. The Summit, JAMIS’ premier client event of the year was held at a new venue, the Mission Bay Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa April 24-27.

This year’s conference sponsors included ITB Consulting, SDL Consulting, Aronson, BDO, Dixon Hughes Goodman, Wells Fargo Capital Finance, Capital Edge Consulting, Federal Publications Seminars, MGO Mensch, and The Boon Group. The 2016 Summit sponsors were instrumental contributors to the event, which provided JAMIS’ customers, partners, and industry experts from across the U.S. the opportunity to share and exchange knowledge in an engaging atmosphere.

The Keynote Speaker this year was Major Dan Rooney, a three-time tour of duty F-16 pilot, PGA professional and the founder of the Folds of Honor Foundation. Major Rooney received the White House's Presidential Volunteer Service Award, the Air National Guard's Distinguished Service Medal, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, and The PGA of America's Inaugural Patriot Award. His book A Patriot’s Calling: Living Life Between Fear and Faith was published in 2012. He was also recognized as one of People Magazine's Heroes of the Year and one of ABC World News Tonight's Persons of the Year.

“We were honored to have Major Dan Rooney at the 2016 annual JAMIS Summit,” said Jeff Noolas President of JAMIS Software. “His inspiring stories delivered a powerful message about leadership that captivated each and every member of our audience.”

JAMIS was proud to present GovCon expert speakers such as Chad Braley, CEO of Capital Edge Consulting who provided valuable insight on hot topics in accounting including the current DCAA audit environment; Ken Bricker, Partner at Cherry Bekaert who provided his expertise as a former auditor and discussed DCAA & SBA updates; Taylor Boon, Director at the Boon Group who educated attendees on planning ahead for the Affordable Care Act and the Service Contract Act requirements; Noah Leiden, Partner at Baker Tilly, covered Indirect rates and intermediary allocations; Jill Haynie, Director of MGO Mensch, who guided attendees in understanding beyond the basics of internal controls and documentation; and Steve Swales, Partner at Aronson LLC who educated attendees with strategies of surviving pre-award accounting system audits.

In addition to the highly anticipated speaking sessions, attendees participated in a variety of educational breakout sessions on JAMIS Prime and JAMIS Classic, explored product demos and received post-conference comprehensive Prime ERP product training straight from the experts.

To complement the learning sessions, Summit participants enjoyed their evenings at an Italian Riviera themed dinner, a murder mystery dinner, as well the option to join a beer tasting at Stone Brewery World Bistro in Liberty Station on the last day of the Summit.

“We are pleased with the feedback received from Summit participants so far and are already looking forward to another successful and entertaining Summit in 2017,” said JAMIS Vice President of Development and Support, Naomi May. “A big thank you to our sponsors and speakers for helping us put together a dynamic program for our attendees.”

The JAMIS Summit offers invaluable networking opportunities for JAMIS customers, as well as hands-on experience with government and accounting compliance products and services, all while enjoying the wonderful food and accommodations of the San Diego, Mission Bay Hilton Resort and Spa.

To read more about The JAMIS Summit 2016, the event agenda and speakers, please visit: http://www.JAMISSummit.com.

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