Connections 2018: 30 Years in Business, and More Conferences than We can Count

Posted by Sue on May 2, 2018 at 10:51 AM

Bennett/Porter turned 30 years old in February of this year, and I certainly have seen a lot of changes in the last three decades. Our first Customer Conference was in 1996, and its centerpiece was the announcement that State of The Art (the original manufacturer of MAS 90 and now Sage 100) was moving their DOS program to a Windows-based one. It was a half-day conference held at the Lloyd Center Double Tree Inn, and I remember it like it was just yesterday. (Note that I was only 12 years old at the time, which is why I remember it so well.)

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Connections 2018 Conference Update: Session Spotlights

Posted by B/P News & Notes on April 16, 2018 at 2:52 PM

It’s almost here! In less than one month, Bennett/Porter’s Connections 2018 Conference will take place at the Embassy Suites Hotel at the Portland airport. There’s still time for you to register and receive all the benefitsof attending this full day of informative and exciting activities and interactions. You’ll have access to our keynote address on workplace culture, an array of sponsors sharing their business and technology expertise, multiple networking opportunities throughout the day, and a chance to win raffle prizes during our end-of-day reception.

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Early Bird Pricing is Ending for Connections 2018

Posted by B/P News & Notes on April 2, 2018 at 3:07 PM

You still have time to register at the low early bird price of $99.00 for a full day of learning, networking, and engaging with some of the best business and technology experts assembled in one place. After April 8, the registration cost for Bennett/Porter’s Connections 2018 Conference increases to $149.00 – which is still a bargain! But why not take advantage of the current low price and get all of this?

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How much do you know about current HR trends?

Posted by Christy Putnam on March 28, 2018 at 4:24 PM

Everybody needs a short break in their day. So grab your cup of coffee, tea, or water, and let’s play a game! See how much you know about current HR trends. Which of the following multiple choice questions can you get correct:

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Topics: Human Capital Management, Human Resources, HR Compliance, connections 2018

What impact can workplace culture have on your business?

Posted by Christy Putnam on March 27, 2018 at 4:28 PM

What kind of culture do you have?

If asked, how would you describe your workplace culture? If your employees were asked to describe it, what would they say? For the first time in history, five different generations are in the workforce at the same time. This historical situation brings cultural expectation challenges for human resources, as each generation has experienced different eras in time, world events, communication styles, and technology advancements. It is important to remember that generational context is about common experiences, and different people require different approaches.

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Topics: Human Capital Management, Human Resources, connections 2018

Connections 2018 Conference Update: Session Tracks

Posted by B/P News & Notes on March 19, 2018 at 10:45 AM

Earlybird registration for Bennett/Porter’s Connections 2018 Conference ends on April 8. After that, prices go up. Register before then, and, for only $99.00 per person, you’ll have access to a full day of educational content, technology experts, and colleagues that you can exchange ideas with to benefit your business. Here is just some of the content that you can expect to experience when you attend:

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Connections 2018 Conference Update: The Keynote Address

Posted by B/P News & Notes on March 5, 2018 at 10:45 AM

Bennett/Porter’s Connections 2018 Conference is just over two months away on May 9, and planning is well underway for this thoroughly educational and fun event. Have you registered yet? If not, here’s just a taste of what you might be missing...

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Bennett/Porter’s conference returns! Join us for Connections 2018

Posted by B/P News & Notes on February 13, 2018 at 3:53 PM

In 2017, we here at Bennett/Porter took a year off from hosting our annual Connections conference to focus on expanding our software and service offerings. This year we return with Connections 2018  and we invite you and your colleagues to join us.

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Topics: People. Ideas. Technology., Conferences, Information Technology, ERP, Business Technology, Customer Success, Business Essentials, Human Capital Management, News Alert, connections 2018

Workplace Culture Can Have a Big Impact on Your Business!

Posted by Christy Putnam on August 14, 2017 at 1:48 PM

What kind of culture do you have?

If asked, how would you describe your workplace culture? If your employees were asked to describe it, what would they say? For the first time in history, five different generations are in the workforce at the same time. This historical situation brings cultural expectation challenges for human resources, as each generation has experienced different eras in time, world events, communication styles, and technology advancements. It is important to remember that generational context is about common experiences, and different people require different approaches.

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Topics: Human Capital Management, Human Resources, connections 2018

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