nVerge Manufacturing

    Smart Manufacturing Drives Competitive Advantage

Modern manufacturing relies on people, processes, machinery and the most current cloud-based technology to deliver highly competitive products to market. See how you can take full advantage of the latest systems and strategies to align, secure, and scale your supply-chain operations.

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Best Practices in Smart Manufacturing


Best Practices

Identify effective technology strategies to stay relevant, support growth, and manage costs.


Automated and Business Intelligence

Use attainable systems and applied technologies to overcome competitive challenges.


ERP Expert

Improve inventory accuracy, reduce processing errors, and gain real-time visibility into your entire supply chain.


System Integration

Learn how to apply both proven and progressive security procedures across your business.

Activating your Supply Chain in Today’s Digital World

Today, manufacturers can’t afford anything but a fully activated supply chain to stay competitive. But with the growing competition and geo-political threats, how do you create an unbreakable supply chain? In this session, Netsuite’s 2019 Partner of the Year DSI will discuss strategies for activating your supply chain by optimizing your Warehouse Management, Final Mile, and In-Store Inventory.

2:30PM – 3:15PM | SALON A

Speaker #1

Matt Rider

Speakers Name

Matt Rider

Director of Product Marketing DSI®

Speaker #2

FMT Consultants

Speakers Name

FMT Consultants

5 Strategies for Optimizing Your Business

Activating an efficient supply-chain is at the core of what manufacturers do, but it’s not all you do. Ultimately, you also work hard to run a profitable and competitive business. In this session, our panel of industry and technology experts will discuss 5 strategies that you can use today that will help you improve your supply-chain performance, connect with your customers, and scale effectively. During the interactive discussions, have your questions answered, learn what you can do today, and see what’s possible for tomorrow.

3:20PM – 4:15PM | SALON A

Operational Excellence for Today’s Manufacturers

In today’s competitive landscape, manufacturers can’t afford anything but operational excellence to stay competitive. But with all the moving parts, like effective demand planning, serialization, and inventory planning, how do you stay on top of it all? In this session, we’ll discuss the top metrics that aim to keep you ahead of the pack. With over 40 years of manufacturing experience, Chris Schofield and Terri Schaeffer will walk you through what to watch, and how to overcome the most difficult challenges today’s manufacturers face.

4:15PM – 5:25PM | SALON A

Speaker #3

Chris Schofield

Speakers Name

Chris Schofield

Practice Director, Microsoft ERP
FMT Consultants

Speaker #4

Terri Schaeffer

Terri Schaeffer

Managing Consultant, Microsoft ERP
FMT Consultants

Half-Day Technology Conference

The Experience Lab

Visit the Experience Lab for a hands-on look at the latest from Microsoft Office 365. Technology experts will be available at the Experience Lab from 2pm – 5:30pm to provide guidance and knowledge. Stop by for a test drive!

Expert Roundtables

With the many manufacturing technologies and strategies available, you may have questions that are specific to your business. At nVerge, FMT Consultants that specialize in smart supply-chain solutions will be available for 1:1 discussion. Come get your questions answered!

2:30PM – 5:30PM | SALON B

nVerge Essentials Sponsors

Click-Dimensions-FMT Partner

ClickDimensions makes Microsoft technology work for marketers so they can create great experiences. Our marketing automation platform is natively integrated with Dynamics 365, eliminating the need for complex implementations and constantly syncing systems while delivering unparalleled access to CRM data for better segmentation, hyper-personalization and marketing success.
With essential marketing tools like email marketing, campaign automation, web intelligence, surveys, web forms and landing pages, social marketing and more, ClickDimensions helps organizations that use Microsoft Dynamics 365 attract more leads, close more sales and more effectively engage customers. And you can do it all from the comfort of your Dynamics 365 environment, so you can reach their world without leaving yours.

SAP concur

SAP Concur is the world’s leading provider of integrated travel and expense management services and solutions. On the web, on a smartphone or on a tablet, our cloud-based solutions deliver an effortless experience for employees and total transparency into spending, helping organizations of all sizes, industries and locations run better. We can help yours run better, too.


eOne Solutions is a leading author of innovative solutions for Microsoft Dynamics 365, GP, CRM, and NAV includingSmartConnect, SmartView, Extender andExtender Enterprise, SmartList Builder, Flexicoder, Node Builder and SmartPost. Our US and Asia Pacific professional services teams provide support, training and eOne expertise to the partner community to ensure customers achieve superior outcomes. We maintain partnerships with over 500 Microsoft Dynamics resellers and have over 20,000 companies globally using our products. To learn more about eOne’s reporting and comprehensive integration toolsets.

About FMT

FMT makes technology selection easier by maintaining a superior roster of industry-leading technology partners.


Microsoft Partner

At FMT we’re one of the few Microsoft Certified Gold providers and we’ve been in this business for over 20 years.

As a top Salesforce partner, we help companies address their most critical customer engagement challenges in marketing, sales, service, and manufacturing automation.

FMT Consultants NetSuite 4 Star Partner

As a 4-star NetSuite Award Partner, our certified consultants will help you find the right combination of technology and services to perfectly suit your business.

Our Sponsors

SPS Commerce is a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for retailers, suppliers, grocers, distributors and logistics partners. Our unique blend of solutions, processes and human expertise leverage the world’s largest retail technology network, giving our 75,000 customers the ability to focus their core resources on supporting their primary business initiatives

Nodus Technologies provides businesses and developers with integrated payment solutions for Microsoft Dynamics ERPs and CRM, on-premises or in the cloud. Our expertise in electronic payment processing, B2B & B2C eCommerce, online bill pay, and cloud payment solutions assists organizations of any size and industry with achieving PCI compliance while automating accounts receivables, expediting funding, and improving the customer experience

AvidXchange is the largest business-to-business payment network in the US, serving more than 5,500 customers and 400,000 suppliers nationwide. We provide AP professionals with a faster, more reliable and secure way to process invoices and make payments. AvidXchange gives you the power to accelerate approvals, reduce processing costs, and virtually eliminate paper with more transparency into, and control over spending than you’ve ever had.

nVerge Conference Location

Green Acre Campus Pointe

Happy Hour

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Smart Manufacturing

Activating your technology’s value