Sunbury, United Kingdom — October 20, 2010 — GXS™, the world’s leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce solutions, kicked off their annual customer conference today with nearly three times the number of attendees than in 2009. The three-day event features speakers from global manufacturers, retailers and banks, including Carrefour, Cargill, MillerCoors and Godiva. This year’s event also includes sessions from GXS’s cloud services partners, including Rollstream (community management), Trustweaver (e-invoicing) and SWIFT (financial transactions).
The GXS Integration Customer Forum will be held October 20-22, 2010 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, in Washington DC.
“The huge interest in this year’s event is a testament to both an improving economy and a rising interest in integration services and business networks. We’re thrilled to be able to host our customers this week,” said Bobby Patrick, chief marketing officer, GXS.
The event provides an opportunity for GXS customers to collabourate with peers and includes customer case studies, panel discussions, business updates, advisory board meetings and solution breakouts.
Key topics and speakers include:
- B2B E-Commerce Case Studies from MillerCoors, Delphi and Godiva.
- “The New GXS”, by Bob Segert, GXS President and CEO.
- The Future of B2B E-Commerce, by John Radko, GXS Chief Technology Strategist.
- The E-Invoicing Outlook, by Christiaan van der Valk, CEO, TrustWeaver.
- Working Capital in the Financial Supply Chain, by Wells Fargo.
- B2B Community Management Best Practices, by Kristin Muhlner, CEO, RollStream.
- Annual User Group Meetings for Managed Services and SAP Users.
GXS is the world’s leading provider of B2B e-commerce solutions. The company’s software and services simplify and enhance how networks of businesses integrate business processes and collabourate among trading partners. Organisations worldwide, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 500, use GXS solutions to extend their supply chain networks, optimise product launches, automate warehouse receiving, manage electronic payments and gain supply chain visibility. GXS’s automotive customers include 80 percent of the Top 20 global OEMs and 82 percent of the world’s Top 100 suppliers. GXS participates in a number of automotive industry bodies around the world including North America’s Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and Europe’s Odette and Galia associations. Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, GXS has operations and offices around the world. For more information, see http://www.gxs.co.uk, http://blogs.gxs.com and http://twitter.com/gxs.
Marketing Programmes International, GXS
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