Operational ERP Spotlight

What is Operational ERP?

Not sure what we mean by Operational ERP? Well, you’re in luck, because PANELS 2018 is coming up fast, and it’s the perfect opportunity to get your questions answered, connect with industry experts and your fellow go-getters, and experience all things ERP. 

Not a SalesPad Desktop user? No problem! The Operational ERP track is open to the public and meant for anyone interested in learning more about how to grow their business by utilizing smarter business strategies. If you’re in distribution, manufacturing, or warehousing, this is the conference for you.

Sign up to attend sessions on supply chain management, best practices for running your warehouse, and other operational ERP training.

Experience the world of ERP.

Discover new ways to streamline your operations.

Session topics include:

  • 411 on Funding Streams and Involvement in Industry Councils
  • Business Process Management: A Competitive Edge
  • “How Do I?” — an interactive workshop led by former Apple Executive and Founder of 100X
  • Leveraging the Manufacturing Extension Partnership
  • The Marriage of Lean Manufacturing and ERP
  • Preparing and Recruiting Human Capital in Supply Chain Management
  • Sell Through vs. Sell In: The Next Step in Supply Chain Management
  • Training the Workforce for Distribution, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing
  • What is postmodern ERP?

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Speakers include:

  • Jim Mallekoote, Retired from Apple
  • Steve Johandes, 100X
  • Kevin Pinner, DISHER
  • Justine Burdette, The Right Place and Michigan Manufacturing Technology Council
  • Cheri Speier-Pero, PhD, Michigan State University
  • Bob Hendriksen, Steelcase
  • Steve Barry, Steelcase
  • Joe Thiry, West Michigan WORKS!
  • Jerry Hill, West Michigan WORKS!

See full lineup of speakers >

Register today.

$99/ attendee
2-day Conference Pass
Single Registration

If you are a SalesPad Desktop user, don’t worry. We’re still offering a full schedule of classes on how to get the best out of SalesPad Desktop.

Sheryl Connelly, Ford Motor Company Futurist, PANELS Keynote Speaker

PANELS keynote speaker.

Sheryl Connelly

Futurist, Ford Motor Company

If session topics aren’t enough, our keynote speaker this year is none other than the Ford Motor Company Futurist and all-around awesome powerhouse Sheryl Connelly. She’s a force to be reckoned with, and her keynote session will be sure to inspire you to better plan for the future.

Don’t take our word for it.

“Both the products and the event offer fantastic value, and PANELS is definitely worth attending if you are an existing customer or are looking for an affordable way to get out of your ERP. There is content for everyone, whether you’re new to the product or have worked with it for years.”


— Rob, SBS Group USA

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Watch highlights from PANELS 2017.


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