New York, NY, March 5, 2010 — Computer Generated Solutions Inc. (CGS) will convene industry-leading brand manufacturers and retailers, industry and technology experts, CGS executives and business partners to provide its customers with broad insight at its eighth annual customer conference scheduled for March 8 - 10 at The Palazzo Las Vegas Resort. INSIGHT 2010 will offer attendees a diverse program comprising thought-provoking keynote sessions, solution breakouts, best practice discussions, and customer roundtable sessions. The conference will also feature an industry technology and services solution center, BlueCherry Customer Advisory Council meetings, and a customer appreciation gala event. The event theme, “New World, New Solutions”, acknowledges the massive changes of the past year and the role technology will play in shaping the changing face of global business.
“We are honored once again with the opportunity to share this time with our valuable customers and partners,” stated Phil Friedman, CGS President and CEO. “This is one way that we can give something back by providing our customers with a forum to learn from and share with industry leaders, peers, and suppliers. This event serves to continue this legacy of customer collaboration while allowing us to show our deep appreciation for their continued support.”
In opening the conference, Mr. Friedman will share his insights on the state of the global market and introduce the company’s latest solutions designed to improve customer competitiveness in a challenging business climate. CGS Senior Vice President Paul Magel will highlight the latest product innovations, new customer support programs, and process enhancements that have come as a direct result of customer feedback.
Industry keynoters include Dee Warmath, Vice President of Retail Insights at The NPD Group, who will guide attendees through the changing retail landscape and cut through the clutter of old and new industry assumptions. Sonny Grover, Senior Managing Director of alliantgroup, LP will highlight the R&D tax credit and how it can be effectively used by various industries. Jay Harris, COO of Charles Komar & Sons, and John Sanders, President of EDIasia, will team up to share their thoughts about supply chain management optimization opportunities.
Breakout sessions will cover virtually every aspect of the product lifecycle, from concept to consumer, with topics including financial management, PLM, supply chain management, warehouse management, EDI collaboration, business intelligence, E-Commerce, CPSIA, GDSN and more. CGS will also be hosting an Executive Summit, where c-level executives will share their thoughts on the state of the industry and discuss strategies for accelerating growth and profitability.
The event wraps up with the perennially popular “Birds of a Feather” roundtable discussion designed to enable CGS customers to collaborate and share best practices with their peers regarding their most pressing business technology issues.
For twenty-five years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through technology. With global delivery capabilities, expertise across leading platforms and deep experience in multiple industries, CGS has become the IT partner of choice for thousands of organizations worldwide. CGS delivers a wide array of proprietary and third-party business applications, technology and business services, outsourcing solutions and learning & communications platforms. Headquartered in New York City, CGS maintains a worldwide presence with 20 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information please visit http://www.cgsinc.com.
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