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    May 2-5, 2016 | Chicago, IL

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QAD Explore 2016 Customer Conference

What is Explore?

Explore, our biggest event of the year, is a week-long customer conference designed to connect QAD’s global community of leading manufacturers. 

Learn Industry Best Practices

Meet with fellow members of the QAD community within your industry and get quality face-time with QAD executives to learn how others have found success.

Connect with Industry Professionals

Link up with industry innovators, ERP specialists, manufacturing experts and other key people within the QAD community who can share their experiences and triumphs to help you be successful.

Receive Hands-On Training

Choose from an extensive agenda for hands-on training and sessions providing APICS credits that will allow you to bring the latest technology back to your colleagues.

Engage with QAD Executives

Network with QAD executives eager to share their vision for the future of ERP and manufacturing solutions.

Become a More Effective Enterprise

Build the Effective Enterprise by attending Explore, making business connections and taking full advantage of the innovative training opportunities.

800+
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75+
SPEAKERS
45+
SESSIONS

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Explore News

Whether you've attended only twice or fifteen times, you know that every Explore is different. The Industry changes so quickly that you're guaranteed to make new business connections, meet new QAD experts and learn something you didn't know before about QAD and our sponsors. It's also a great opportunity to participate in hands-on training and experience a fun, exciting city! Continue to visit our News section for up-to-date information about Explore.

QAD Announces Explore 2016 Kickoff with Initial Sponsors

January 8, 2016
You can save $600 by registering early for Explore 2016! Think about how many deep dish pizzas or Chicago-style hot dogs that could buy! Early Bird Registration begins now and ends April 1st at a price of $1295. Full price registration extends until the start of the event at a price of $1895.

Don’t miss out on Early Bird Registration!

December 1, 2015
You can save $600 by registering early for Explore 2016! Think about how many deep dish pizzas or Chicago-style hot dogs that could buy! Early Bird Registration begins now and ends April 1st at a price of $1295. Full price registration extends until the start of the event at a price of $1895.

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MEET THE SPEAKERS

“Explore sparks our interest in the moment and then throughout the year we take advantage of the knowledge and networking we accomplished at the event. The face-to-face relationships we build at Explore give us resources we didn’t have before.”

Amanda Bell, Materials Manager, CK Technologies
Amanda Bell, Materials Manager, CK Technologies , QAD Customer

“Explore is my favorite time to connect with our customers and take advantage of the one-on-one time that we rarely have throughout the year.”

Carter Lloyds, CMO
Carter Lloyds, CMO, QAD