Host Analytics Announces Keynotes and Agenda for Perform 2018, the Cloud EPM Event of the Year

Life Is Good Co-Founder Bert Jacobs to Speak on the Power of Optimism
Redwood City, CA – January 29, 2018 –

Host Analytics, the leading provider of scalable, cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions, today announced the keynote speaker and agenda for its Perform 2018 annual conference, May 21-24, 2018, at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

Perform 2018, the “Cloud EPM Event of the Year,” will be an epic gathering of Host Analytics executives, customers, and partners, along with EPM product experts, and dozens of industry influencers for 3 days of hands-on training in over 50 interactive educational sessions and workshops along with fun and engaging networking activities. Attendees earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits for their attendance.

This year's conference theme, “Connect and Collaborate,” offers a framework for enterprise collaboration and the creation of fundamental connections between data, people, and plans in an organization. Attendees will gain access to valuable resources, including partners and peers, to facilitate the sharing of best practices for financial and operational planning and growth, will learn how to jumpstart and accelerate adoption of Host solutions within their organizations, and will see and experience first-hand the exciting next-generation of Host innovation.

Keynoting the event will be Bert Jacobs, co-founder and CEO of Life Is Good, the Boston-based apparel brand dedicated to spreading the power of optimism. Jacobs will demonstrate how focusing on the good can transform mindsets and businesses.

Host Analytics CEO Dave Kellogg, one of the foremost thinkers in the EPM space, will serve as the company’s executive keynote for the event. “This year’s theme ‘Connect and Collaborate’ speaks to today’s strategic imperative of closely tying all aspects of business planning to financial planning and budgeting, and helping organizations collaborate across the business,” said Kellogg. “We’re proud to lead the industry in providing finance and operations executives the ability to understand past, present, and future performance. We are at an exciting tipping point where new technologies are advancing the art and science of corporate planning and modeling like never before – inspiring greater business confidence, empowerment, and optimism, which is key to driving peak performance.”

Registration is now open and attendees can take advantage of special early-bird pricing in effect now through Jan. 31, 2018, as well as group, and past attendee discounts. In addition, pre-conference training is being offered at a discounted rate, but space is limited.

About Host Analytics

Host Analytics is the industry’s leading provider of scalable, cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions. Companies of all sizes, from $10 million startups to $50 billion multi-nationals, rely on Host Analytics to provide financial planning, budgeting, modeling, consolidations, and reporting. Host Analytics has 700 customers in 90 countries including Bose, Boston Red Sox, FitBit, La-Z-Boy, Mayo Clinic, NPR, OpenTable, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Pinterest, Swissport, TOMS Shoes, and Vitamin Shoppe. Host Analytics is a private company backed by leading venture capitalists and is headquartered in Silicon Valley.

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