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28.03.2017

Concur Fusion 2017. A Great Four Days in Chicago

Our bags have been unpacked and put away but the incredible memories of this year’s Fusion live on. In what has been described at the biggest and best Fusion so far we take a look at the highlights of Concur Fusion 2017.

Choosing a single highlight from the event is difficult, from meeting some great people, winning our award and hearing some truly inspirational people in the keynotes. So we have compiled a gallery of our top moments from Fusion 2017 to give you a flavour of the event and why it was an unforgettable four days.

Meeting attendees

This was undoubtedly our biggest Concur Fusion and our team were inundated with questions from attendees eager to find out how they can recover on their T&E. Some didn’t even know that they were entitled to recover on their travel and entertainment expenses. So getting a free VAT analysis was a real wow moment for them. This is always a great moment for our team too.  We take recovering your VAT seriously but we still found some time for fun with our selfie station

Given that Fusion fell during St Patricks Day we decided to celebrate the occasion with our selfie station where everyone could get an Irish selfie and join in on the fun.

We also had our competition to win a very special bottle of whiskey, the No.1 Irish Whiskey and no.3 in the world 2016, Midelton Dair Ghaelach Whiskey. One lucky winner walked away with the whiskey but many of you took home some of our smart gloves, which was perfect for the cold weather during Fusion.

 

Winning our award

We were understandably thrilled to receive our third Partner of the Year award at this year’s Fusion. Winning the Revenue award was a really great achievement as it recognises the hard work and dedication of our team.

The support and congratulations we received was also really appreciated by our team and made our win even more special to share it amongst our peers.

 

 

Being Connected

 

Two special visitors to our stand Cathy Sharpe of ITW and Steve Singh of SAP (former President of Concur) . We appreciated their visit and taking time out to say hello on what is a busy few days.

A shout out from Concur President Mike Eberhard was another highlight from the event. It’s this personal touch that makes Fusion the event it is today, and why we will keep coming back every

 

 

We love Fusion and appreciate what a powerful four days it is. But if you have never attended Fusion we have broken down why you need to go next year.

Why Attend Concur Fusion Next Year

It’s Big

80 breakout sessions, 206 speakers 2000 attendees over four days. The size of the event is hard to comprehend until you are actually there, and the breadth of topics and information is truly impressive.

It’s Informative

With over 80 sessions on offer not getting enough information is not an issue at Concur Fusion. The wealth of information and the quality of the speakers means you will have some really actionable takeaways from the four days.

It’s powerful

Fusion brings together some of the top players in Concur and the world of expense management. The networking opportunity is huge as is the sheer volume of learning opportunities

Going to next Year’s Fusion?  We will see you there!

We know that Indirect taxes such as VAT and GST can have a huge effect on your business. As VAT rates change sporadically keeping yourself informed can be difficult.  Compliance is always crucial. That’s why our Indirect Tax Experts share their hand-picked news stories every day that you need to know. From breaking news to VAT changes and new EU legislation. We know that relevant information means better decision making. We aim to be your number source for VAT and GST news.

Should you wish to discuss this or if you would like further information, please contact us by:

  +353 56 778 34 00      

  vat@taxbackinternational.com 

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