The Future of
ERP for Manufacturing

May 6-9, 2019 | New Orleans, LA


What is Explore? 


QAD Explore 2019

QAD Explore, a four-day customer conference connecting the global community of leading manufacturers, is our biggest event of the year! The focus of this year’s Explore will revolve around the speed of business – for reducing uncertainty and improving the lead time to respond to industry-wide change.

Network with Industry Professionals

Connect with industry innovators, ERP specialists and subject matter experts who can share their experiences and help you become a more effective enterprise.

Learn Industry Best Practices

Meet with fellow members of the QAD community, within your industry, and get quality face time with QAD customers to gain invaluable insights.


Receive Hands-on Training

Choose from an extensive agenda of hands-on training sessions, earn APICS credits and expand your technology knowledge with QAD experts.

Engage with QAD Executives

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

Become Industry 4.0 Ready

Learn how the latest trends in advanced technologies are being used for competitive advantage and transforming the world of manufacturing.


Why should you attend Explore 2019?

Welcome to the “Big Easy” – a city as rich in its music and cuisine as it is in its culture. Join us in New Orleans, Louisiana (May 6-9) as we embark on a week full of insightful sessions, on-site training and worthwhile networking opportunities to discuss various QAD solutions and explore the future of ERP manufacturing. So, why should you attend Explore? Check out our latest video teaser!


CK Technologies Talks Importance of Explore

CK Technologies, a long time QAD customer, highlights the benefits they found as a company by attending Explore each year.  They share their Explore plan as a group prior to the event, and some of the improvements and solutions they discover during breakout sessions and networking during the week. 


Attending QAD Explore is a great opportunity to meet with other QAD customers and hear how they’re utilizing the tools. You always learn something new.
— Dan Waugh, GM Information Communications Technology (ICT), Comvita

MAY 6 - 9, 2019 | New Orleans, LA

It doesn't matter which version of QAD solutions you are running, or whether you're operating on-premise or in the cloud, Explore has something for you. Customers from over 30 countries attend Explore, making it a truly global event!