The Acumatica Summit 2024 was not just an event but a celebration of growth and innovation in the world of cloud ERP and for Evron. As a proud Acumatica Gold Partner, Evron was thrilled to be a part of this dynamic environment with many of our amazing clients. The Summit had a buzzing atmosphere and was a hub for networking, learning, and discovery.  It was characterized by an electric atmosphere, perfectly blending momentous announcements for the 2024 R1 release with enthralling keynote speeches. This event highlighted Acumatica’s unwavering commitment to advancing cloud ERP systems and illuminated the strong sense of community and strategic foresight that defines Acumatica. This made the Summit an extraordinary experience for all our Evron team and clients who participated.

Event Highlights

As Acumatica continues to evolve, so too does our partnership. The introduction of the Professional Services Edition at the Summit marks a significant advancement in cloud ERP technology. This edition is built on Acumatica’s robust project accounting and billing capabilities, and our team will be watching for when it becomes available. 

John Case, CEO of Acumatica shared during the Keynote on Monday the new branding, which symbolizes a new era of growth and technological advancement. This rebranding reflects the company’s evolving identity as a leading innovator in the ERP space.

“At Acumatica Summit 2024, we proudly represented our position as a leading Acumatica partner in Canada. Connecting with our clients was a particular highlight for me, as their genuine excitement was palpable. The opportunity to see new innovations, engage in meaningful conversations with Acumatica leadership team, and our strategic ISV partners has always made Acumatica Summit so special, even after 10 years!

Looking ahead, I am confident that the relationships fostered, and the excitement generated at this event will lay the foundation for even greater achievements in the future.

As we focus on fostering these relationships and strengthening our Acumatica community ties, we look forward to continuing our journey towards excellence.” ~ Amit (Sunny) Sahni, CEO

Innovative Features

Acumatica’s 2024 R1 release brought many innovative features to the forefront. The preview of the new user interface captured attention, promising a more intuitive and efficient user experience in the future.

The Amazon Integration, a particularly notable update, offers extensive support for Amazon operations, including inventory management and transaction reconciliation. This integration is a game-changer for businesses leveraging e-commerce platforms.

The AP Bill Link in Proforma also introduces enhanced billing accuracy and vendor payment processes, showcasing Acumatica’s dedication to streamlining financial operations.

The summit also highlighted advancements in manufacturing and distribution, such as Parallel Operations Reporting and DRP Functionality, enhancing operational flexibility and supply chain efficiency.

“At the Acumatica Summit 2024, we witnessed the future of true cloud ERP firsthand. The new Acumatica UI introduces cutting-edge technology, elevating the user experience to unparalleled heights. Summit 2024 was an invaluable platform to showcase how Acumatica leads the way. Meeting other partners, Acumatica executives, and with our esteemed Evron clients in person allowed us to demonstrate the latest enhancements within the Acumatica ecosystem. It was an exceptional opportunity to glimpse the vision and roadmap of Acumatica’s offerings, and I must say, I’m genuinely excited about this new era in cloud ERP.” ~ Giancarlo Castellano, Director of Software Development

If you missed the Acumatica Summit 2024 keynotes you can watch the recordings on-demand on the Acumatica website.

Networking and Community Engagement 

The Acumatica Summit 2024 excelled not just in showcasing technology but also in fostering a vibrant community atmosphere. Networking opportunities abounded, with attendees eagerly engaging in formal and informal discussions across the event. From the bustling marketplace floor to exclusive receptions, our team, along with our clients, engaged in meaningful conversations. These discussions are crucial as they enhance and deepen the understanding of the platform, new functions and capabilities of the software, and more.

Our interactions with Acumatica executives and product managers provided valuable insights into how clients leverage different editions of Acumatica. These discussions were pivotal in understanding the platform’s nuances and how it can be tailored to meet our client’s diverse business needs.

The engagement with Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) opened doors to new enhancements and tools that could further augment the use of Acumatica for our clients. This aspect of the Summit was particularly beneficial in understanding the evolving landscape of ERP solutions and how they can be integrated for more comprehensive results.

“At Acumatica Summit 2024, one undeniable truth stood out – Acumatica is a profoundly community-driven ecosystem. It was inspiring to witness the seamless collaboration between ISVs, partners, customers, and executives, all coming together in person. Meeting face-to-face reaffirmed the commitment and drive that each member of this vibrant community brings. In a community as vibrant as this, the path forward is crystal clear – it’s one of success and growth.” ~ Quentin Tadman, Account Manager Western Canada

These networking sessions proved invaluable, as they offered a deeper and more connected experience with the software, its capabilities, and the broader Acumatica community. They highlighted the importance of collaboration and knowledge sharing in navigating the complex world of ERP solutions.

In Closing

The Acumatica Summit 2024 epitomized the essence of innovation and community within the ERP industry. As we reflect on the event and vibrant interactions, it’s clear that Acumatica continues to chart a path of transformative growth. The summit’s revelations reinforce Acumatica’s role as a trailblazer and underscore the vital importance of connection and collaboration in the digital age. For Evron and our clients, the insights garnered here pave the way for enhanced solutions, better business practices, and a deeper engagement with the ever-evolving world of cloud ERP. As we progress, we carry the spirit of innovation and partnership fostered at this remarkable event, ready to embrace the opportunities it has unveiled.