2019 Unanet Champions Conference Provides Great Education & Networking to Record Numbers of Customers & Partners in San Diego

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Unanet, a developer of purpose-built ERP software that helps project-driven organizations manage projects, people, and financials in one integrated system, held its 2019 Annual Champions Conference in May at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa in San Diego, California. Unanet was proud to host over 500 attendees at the conference that was filled with great best practice discussions, learning, and networking opportunities.

Unanet was flying high at this year's Champions Conference at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa!

The Champions Conference is always a highlight of the year for our employees, customers, and partners and this year’s addition of the Champions Innovation Awards was wonderful. Hearing from so many Unanet customers who have made such innovative use of Unanet to grow their businesses is so rewarding.

Unanet, a developer of purpose-built ERP software that helps project-driven organizations manage projects, people, and financials in one integrated system, held its 2019 Annual Champions Conference in May at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa in San Diego, California. Unanet was proud to host over 500 attendees at the conference that was filled with great best practice discussions, learning, and networking opportunities.

The Champions Conference was centered on five program tracks this year: Finance Foundations, Finance Advanced, Project Management Foundations, Project Management Advanced, and Thought Leadership. Prior to the full two-day conference was a pre-conference training day with six tracks: ‘Simplifying Reporting’, ‘People & Project Administration’, ‘Introduction to Unanet Financials’, ‘Introduction to Unanet Purchasing’, ‘Plan, Execute, Monitor & Control – Project Management in Unanet’, and ‘Financials Management’. Additionally, Unanet Partners participated in a full-day Partner Summit.

Customers earned Continuing Professional Education credits for product training classes, attended sessions on project management and financial best practices, heard from successful Unanet customers, learned about future product direction, and met one-on-one with Unanet experts in Success Clinics.

Unanet’s keynote speakers this year were Alan L. Chvotkin, Esq., the Executive Vice President and Counsel of the Professional Services Council, who spoke on “Federal Market Trends and Challenges,” and Len Forkas, Founder and President of Milestone Communications, who spoke on “What Spins the Wheel: Life and Leadership Lessons from the Race for Hope.”

Sponsors for the 2019 Champions Conference included Diamond Sponsors Cordia Partners and Bloomberg Government. This year’s Platinum Sponsors were Aronson LLC and BDO USA LLP. Gold Sponsors included Payroll Network, Paylocity, Optimum HRIS, Cherry Bekaert LLP, SC&H Group, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, Cooley, and SysArc Cybersecurity Services. Individual Event Sponsors included Strategic Consulting Solutions Inc., Boon Group Inc, Union Bank & Trust, Warren Averett LLC, Anglin Reichmann Armstrong P.C., NFP Proben Inc., and CohnReznick LLP.

Aronson LLC, Saggar & Rosenberg, P.C., and WJ Technologies were announced at the conference as the 2019 Unanet Partner of the Year award winners! Unanet is delighted to have such exceptional Partners as a part of the Unanet ecosystem.

Additionally, this year, Unanet introduced the Unanet Champions Innovation Awards, an opportunity to celebrate the success of Unanet customers who use the product in an innovative way either for a specific project or for their team. Awards were presented in three categories: Small Business (0 – 49 employees), Midsize (50 – 299 employees), and Large (300+ employees). The 2019 winners were Hyperion Technology Group, Inc. in the Small Business category, G2 Ops, Inc. in the Midsize category, and Enercon Services, Inc. in the Large category! Congratulations to our winning customers!

Unanet SVP of Product Management and Marketing, Richard Hayden, commented, “The Champions Conference is always a highlight of the year for our employees, customers, and partners and this year’s addition of the new Champions Innovation Awards was wonderful. Hearing from so many Unanet customers who have made such innovative use of Unanet to grow their businesses is so rewarding and makes what we do here even more worthwhile.”

Planning for the 2020 Unanet Champions Conference is already underway and will be held at The Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, VA on April 28 – May 1, 2020! https://www.unanet.com/news/champions-conference-2019

About Unanet
Over 1,000 project-driven professional services organizations trust Unanet’s Cloud or On-Premise ERP platform to scale their businesses while drastically reducing G&A in a “Single Source of Truth”. Unanet optimizes skills management, resource scheduling, budgeting & planning, time & expense reporting, billing & revenue recognition, real-time project management analytics and dashboards, and GL, AP, AR, cost pool calculations, and indirect allocations. Customers report reducing administrative costs by 90%, improving invoicing by 10X, and supporting forward decision-making for improved operations. Unanet has several videos available if you would like to learn more about our firm and capabilities at http://www.unanet.com/videos .

Additional press inquiries may be directed to Jessica Primanzon, Director of Marketing at Unanet. She can be reached at 703-429-1821 or at jprimanzon(at)unanet(dot)com.

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