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Epicor to Host the 2017 Epicor Lumber and Building Materials User Conference

Epicor LBM customers in North America to explore technologies and techniques to drive performance and productivity during the three-day conference

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, announced today that it will host the Epicor Lumber and Building Materials User Conference at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida on November 14-16, 2017.

To be held in "The Theme Park Capital of the World,” conference attendees can expect to unearth new strategies for solving business challenges, participate in hands-on education, and discuss emerging industry, technology, and operational trends.

“The annual Epicor LBM User Conference is invaluable,” said Allen Bavry Jr., information technologies-corporate, Kimal Lumber Company. “Being able to speak face-to-face with other users of the software and get involved in the interactive learning sessions is instrumental. We first attended last year’s conference as prospects—we really look forward to attending this year now as users of Epicor BisTrack software.”

The North American Epicor lumber and building materials (LBM) management team, account managers, support representatives, and members of the training team will be on hand to teach classes, interact with customers, and demonstrate the latest in LBM and wood products technologies. Throughout the three-day event, customers will have opportunities to join in-depth boot camp sessions, network with peers, and learn industry best practices.

“We are excited to welcome our North American LBM customers to this year’s Epicor LBM conference. The benefits of the conference extend beyond solely software training and education—conference attendees will also have the opportunity to share tactics and ideas with other Epicor customers, product experts, and peers through this exclusive customer event.”
Kevin Hodge, Director of Product Development and Product Management, Epicor Software

“I attend the Epicor LBM User Conference every year,” said Christy Biron, administrative services manager, Patrick Lumber Company. “I always leave excited to implement the best practices and new technology presented.”

Guest keynote to motivate business growth

The conference keynote will be given by Dr. Barry Lawrence of Texas A&M University. Dr. Lawrence is the program coordinator of the Industrial Distribution Program, director of the Thomas and Joan Read Center for Distribution Research and Education, and director of the Global Supply Chain Laboratory (GSCL) at Texas A&M. He is also a Fellow of the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence. Additionally, Dr. Lawrence holds the Leonard and Valerie Bruce Endowed Chair as a Professor in the Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M.

Dr. Lawrence is a seasoned expert on topics ranging from distributor profitability, distribution growth and market share, pricing optimization, inventory asset management, sales and marketing optimization, global distribution, and more.

Epicor LBM awards now open for submissions

This year’s conference also features the second annual Epicor Customer Excellence Awards for North American Epicor LBM customers. We are accepting nominations in the following categories:

  • Business Transformation – A project that has revolutionized business by harnessing an Epicor solution to improve business growth through increased revenue, market share, improved customer satisfaction, or reduced costs.

  • Customer Experience – Transformed customer experience through the implementation and adoption of Epicor solutions creating extended value to your customer base and bottom line.

  • Rapid Time to Value – Experienced fast implementation and deployment of a new Epicor solution—or additional modules to an existing implementation.

  • Technology Innovator – Used technology to drive innovation throughout business to achieve measurable business growth.

Nominations are open to Epicor LBM customers that have implemented an Epicor solution and are current on support maintenance. All entries must be submitted by completing the application form online. The deadline for entry is October 1, 2017. For more information and to submit a nomination, please visit

To learn more and register for the 2017 Epicor Lumber and Building Materials User Conference, please visit

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