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Registration Opens for QAD Explore 2020 Customer Conference

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QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, today announced that is has opened registration for its annual customer conference, QAD Explore, May 11-14, 2020 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Customers can register for the event at

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Explore is QAD’s largest annual event, bringing customers, partners, and other members of the QAD community together for a week of informative sessions, hands-on training, industry-specific presentations and a solutions expo. This year’s event will focus on the ever-increasing disruption global manufacturers are facing from technology-driven innovation and changing consumer preferences.

The event agenda will focus on how manufacturers are rapidly adapting to disruption and leveraging digital transformation to innovate for competitive advantage. Attendees will hear from over 75 speakers, including industry experts, QAD executives, partners and customers.

The conference’s popular educational program will feature more than 45 workshops and three hands-on training classes, many of which count toward APICS continuing education credits. QAD Explore training courses are geared toward a range of customer roles, from business analysts and consultants to IT managers and end users. The training schedule will provide a deeper look into industry-specific subjects, including:

  • Optimizing Your Production Planning, Scheduling and Preparation Activities
  • QAD Actionable Insights and KPIs
  • Personalization and the QAD Enterprise Platform

QAD will also host the Explore Solutions Expo, where sponsoring partners and other members of the QAD community can exhibit, demonstrate and solicit feedback on their products and solutions. Those interested in sponsoring or participating in the Solutions Expo can email

QAD is offering early bird registration for $1295 (a $600 discount) to those who register by March 27. Full-price registration extends through the event. Registration includes access to all sessions, invitations to the Welcome Reception and Explore Night Out, meals during the event, electronic access to all presentation materials and access to the Solutions Expo show floor.

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About QAD – The Effective Enterprise

QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB) is a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies. QAD Adaptive ERP for manufacturing supports operational requirements in the areas of financials, customer management, supply chain, manufacturing, service and support, analytics, business process management and integration. QAD’s portfolio includes related solutions for quality management software, supply chain management software, transportation management software and B2B interoperability. Since 1979, QAD solutions have enabled customers in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high tech, industrial manufacturing and life sciences industries to better align operations with their strategic goals to become Effective Enterprises.

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