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The 2020 Users Group Conference Will Be...

We can't tell you where we'll be yet, but rest assured that we're hard at work making lots of plans for next year's conference.

Get ready because we'll be going somewhere warm, in the spring, at a fabulous venue! We'll share more information with you in the coming weeks.

Thank You for Making this Year's Conference Unforgettable

What a week we had at the 2019 Andar Software Users Group Conference!

A giant thank you goes out to the customer committee. Your dedication and advice helped make this year's event as successful as it was. Thank you's go out to: Melissa Bennett, Stephanie Brockman, Melissa Bruck, Stephanie Burton, Danielle Carro, Pamela Cottle, Abbie Covenah, Sandra Higgins, Rosa Elia Jensen, Nikki Jepsen, Merline Leonce, Shasta Lockwood, Susan Piscitelli, Christopher Scalise, Nate Schuckers, Carolyn Shermer, Aness Symons, Robert Szarzynski, Dorianne Vogt, Naomi Young.

We had some excellent speakers who brought the session content to life. Their presentations inspired many and brought to light how powerful technology can be when it's used to its max potential.

Thank you to those who attended this year! We hope you increased your professional network, expanded your knowledge of Andar, and brought your career to new levels of growth.

We've put together some photos below of all the action. Enjoy!


It's here! We'll See Many of You In Orlando

The 2019 Andar Software Users Group Conference has finally arrived. Thank you for being such great customers! You keep us inspired, energized and motivated.

We're looking forward to seeing many of you in Orlando next week!

The Countdown is On. Are You Coming?

There are only ten days left until the 2019 Andar Software Users Group Conference in Orlando, Florida — and we can't wait to see you!

Ensure you don't suffer from dreaded FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) by registering for the Pre-Conference Hands-On Training sessions, or the General Conference, or both.

I Want to Attend!

Receive Answers To Your Questions

Get all your nonprofit campaign questions answered at the 2019 Andar Software Users Group Conference. On Thursday, April 18th, Gary Goscenski and Sarah Piper from Perspectives Consulting Group, will be leading three sessions you don't want to miss.

Together, they'll help you determine why donors have trouble understanding what you do, they'll pinpoint why your campaign is stuck and what you can do to increase revenue, and they'll teach you how to build relationships for the future. Sign up to attend one session, or all three!

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You May Want to Be Hosted in the Cloud

Is cloud hosting right for you? Get an answer to this question by attending “Is Cloud Hosting Right For My Environment?” at the 2019 Users Group Conference on Wednesday, at 4 PM.

At the session, we’ll talk about the pros and cons of having your applications and data hosted in the cloud. We’ll discuss options for cloud-hosting — not just Andar Hosting, but also Microsoft 365. We'll address your questions including security concerns, backups and updates schedules, and long-term costs.

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Prices Are Increasing After Today

There's a lot of value to get from attending the 2019 Andar Software Users Group Conference:

  • Set yourself apart from colleagues in your organization by learning new skills and sharing them with your organization as soon as you return to the office
  • Discover new tricks and ways to use Andar/360 more efficiently and be more productive with your work day
  • Increase your professional network and add new connections to your growing LinkedIn contact list
  • Show off your talents and position yourself as a nonprofit expert by contributing content and conversation topics to the Customer Showcase and Fireside Chat sessions
  • Gain exposure to new business opportunities that may come up during casual conversations and collaborative sessions
  • Have fun making new friends and having more in-depth and personal conversations at group dinners and the Andar Lounge
  • Make some time to enjoy the Rosen Centre Hotel's full-service health spa, Olympic-size tropical outdoor swimming pool, and jacuzzis
  • Extend your stay to visit Orlando's multiple tourist attractions such as theme parks, restaurants on International Drive, gators in their natural habitat, and numerous outlet shopping malls

(The last ones on the list are a nice bonus.)

Early Bird registration pricing ends today. Register by the end of the day to get the most value out of your attendance.

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Early Bird Pricing Ends in a Week

The early bird gets the worm... and the great deal on registration pricing for the 2019 Andar Software Users Group Conference!

Early Bird registration ends on March 22, 2019. Make sure to register before then to get the most value out of your conference attendance.

This year's conference has:

  • An incredible lineup of customer speakers with a variety of experience, from many different organizations
  • Thought-provoking sessions from Gary M. Goscenski and Sarah Piper of Perspectives Consulting Group
  • Multiple opportunities for networking and increasing your pool of industry contacts

We're looking forward to seeing you in Orlando, Florida!

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Hotel Prices Are Increasing: Book Now!

Book your hotel room at a discounted group rate of $149 per night USD (plus taxes) to enjoy the comfort and convenience of being in the same building and arriving from your bedroom to your session in less than five minutes.

Register by Friday, March 22, 2019, to reserve your room at the current group rate. After Friday, March 22, 2019, the room rates will increase based on the hotel's discretion.

In addition to newly renovated guestrooms, the hotel has eight restaurants, a wellness spa, a tropical pool, and two hot tubs in a gorgeous patio. Plus, enjoy complimentary WiFi, no resort fees and free parking for hotel guests!

Reservations can be made by visiting this link or directly with the Rosen Centre Hotel by calling their toll-free number 1-800-204-7234 or locally at 407-996-9842. Request the group rate for the 2019 Andar Software Users Group Conference.

The guestroom discounted group rate of $149/night will be honoured from April 10, 2019 to April 21, 2019 (based on room availability.) That gives you a few days before and after the conference to enjoy all that Orlando has to offer!

Ride up and down the miles of fun that make up the International Drive Resort Area. You will receive two (2) I-RIDE Trolley tickets complimentary per guestroom.

Very important! There are three ROSEN Hotels in Orlando, two of which are located on International Drive — each adjacent to the Orange County Convention Center. This meeting is being held at Rosen Centre Hotel on International Drive.

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You Asked for Peer Session Leaders

Don't miss out on this great opportunity to learn from individuals like you, who are in the industry and tackle the same challenges day-in and day-out as you do. Exchange industry best practices, hear tips on how to optimize your workflow from your colleagues, and get immersed in all things Andar.

The General Conference Agenda contains a detailed list of guest speakers. Visit the Speakers webpage on the conference website to read more about them. We're adding speaker photos and bios by the day — check back regularly for updates.

Who Are the Guest Speakers?