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NEW YORK SEP 22 | BOSTON NOV 17 | DALLAS DEC 1

Executives are transforming their organizations and redefining what smart business leadership means.

Hear how some of the most successful executives in the world are rethinking the way to align their teams, speed up critical analysis, and course-correct operations in every part of their business.

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Decisions

Connecting decisions and data on the Anaplan platform impacts the bottom line. One company will save $100M next year.

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Collaboration

Top executives use Anaplan in every part of their business. Instantaneous access to accurate data allows you to make smart decisions for your organization.

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Strategy, at Speed

The ability to course-correct opens up opportunity and decreases risk—saving months of time and keeping the business on track.

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Agenda

Check back often for up-to-the-minute additions to the Smart Business Tour speaker lineup

September 8, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Palace Hotel

1:00pm
Welcome to the Smart Business Tour
Anaplan CMO Grant Halloran kicks off the day with an overview of what smart business CEOs are doing today and how Anaplan can support their vision. Grant will touch upon Anaplan developments that support smart business transformation and the best way for companies to evolve.
1:20pm
Smart business evolution: The Anaplan Way
If you are new to Anaplan, how do you start your smart business evolution out on the right foot? If you are an existing Anaplan customer, how do you get more value from your Anaplan investment? Hear Bob Slaby, Anaplan VP Customer Operations, synthesize the best practices we've learned from hundreds of implementations and engagements with planning and performance management experts. Take away key points to set you in the right direction in your Anaplan adoption journey.
1:50pm
Customer panel: Anaplan customers talk about smart business planning across the enterprise
Join Anaplan customers and Michael Douroux, Anaplan's Regional VP, in a lively panel discussion and Q&A on how smart businesses are connecting plans across the organization to actively manage performance. You'll get ideas from these Anaplan experts, hear about best practices and how they plan to maximize smart decision-making for the future.
2:40pm
Customer spotlight: Smart sales performance mangagement at Docusign
DocuSign enables their field to have strong visibility, consistency, and accuracy inside the sales forecasting process with Anaplan. The implementation has created a single source of truth for management to view the business as a whole company, as well as individual teams. By giving the managers better perspectives and tools, DocuSign is taking the risk out of the sales forecasting process by providing the transparency and accuracy required to continue growing at a rapid pace and scale.
3:30pm
Tips & tricks for reporting: How to improve your dashboards
Debating how best to improve your Anaplan dashboards for your end users? Come join Anaplan's dashboard experts for tips and tricks to advance your end users' experience with Anaplan's dashboards.
3:30pm
Use Predictive Analytics to make smart business decisions
Discover how you can use predictive analytics to uncover new insights into your customers and products.
3:30pm
Live demo: Understanding Anaplan's approach to connected planning
Learn how Anaplan can help your enterprise plan across sales, marketing, finance, supply chain, IT and HR on a single self-service platform. See how your business can connect plans easily, to align effectively with other departments, and to respond quickly to change.
3:30pm
The fundamentals of zero-based budgeting led by Deloitte
CEOs and CFOs are re-embracing zero-based budgeting (“ZBB”) to empower department leads to take control and ownership of their budgets. ZBB is a cost management approach adopted to reduce unnecessary costs and rationalize activities throughout the value chain. Come join Deloitte to learn more about how to deploy ZBB with Anaplan and embrace cost management as a strategic play.
4:20pm
Building your center of excellence
Establish a Center of Excellence to more easily roll out Anaplan across the business. Learn how deploying a Center of Excellence to support enterprise-wide deployments can help maximize the return on an Anaplan investment company-wide.
4:20pm
Use predictive analytics to make smart business decisions
Discover how you can use predictive analytics to uncover new insights into your customers and products.
4:20pm
Accelerate sales performance management
Learn how to enhance your sales performance management journey to maximize every sales opportunity.
4:20pm
Transforming supply chain for high-tech manufacturing with Valizant
Today's high-tech world is a changing landscape that demands fast-paced innovation. Uncover best practices to drive supply chain transformation to continually engage and delight customers.

September 15, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Westin Chicago River North

9:00am
Welcome to the Smart Business Tour
Anaplan Managing Director Dennis Dresser kicks off the day with an overview of what smart business CEOs are doing today and how Anaplan can support their vision. Dennis will touch upon Anaplan developments that are support smart business transformation and the best way for companies to evolve.
9:15am
Smart business evolution: The Anaplan Way
If you are new to Anaplan, how do you start your smart business evolution out on the right foot? If you are an existing Anaplan customer, how do you get more value from your Anaplan investment? Hear Simon Tucker, Chief Customer Officer, synthesize the best practices we've learned from hundreds of implementations and engagements with planning and performance management experts. Take away key points to set you in the right direction in your Anaplan adoption journey.
10:00am
Customer spotlight panel
Join Anaplan customers and Rob Murray, Regional VP, in a lively panel discussion and Q&A on how smart businesses are connecting plans across the organization to actively manage performance. You'll get ideas from these Anaplan experts, hear about best practices and how they plan to maximize smart decision-making for the future.
11:30am
Deloitte perspective: Next Generation Enterprise-Wide Planning
How can planning help your business become more agile and connected? What business processes can benefit from an integrated, real-time approach? In this informative session, we will share perspective on what business processes to integrate. You'll gain perspective from planning process experts across Finance, Sales, HR and Supply Chain at Deloitte on how next generation integrated business planning can benefit your business and the steps you can take to get there.
11:30am
Accelerate sales performance management
Learn how to enhance your sales performance management journey to maximize every sales opportunity.
12:15pm
Driving Business Value and Alignment by leveraging a Center of Excellence
Learn about the key steps, considerations and lessons learned to manage Anaplan as an enterprise platform, based on Deloitte’s experience helping a number of organizations structure and execute a Center of Excellence approach. From CPG to high Tech clients, a Center of Excellence can help maximize the return on an Anaplan investment company-wide.
12:15pm
Smart planning for your workforce
Take your workforce planning to the next level. Join Anaplan’s HR product line leaders to learn about Anaplan’s innovative features and functionalities and how your company can benefit from Anaplan for strategic workforce planning, compensation planning, talent management, succession planning, and workforce optimization.

September 22, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Le Parker Meridien

119 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019

1:00pm
Welcome to the Smart Business Tour
Anaplan AVP Jim Rich kicks off the day with an overview of what smart business CEOs are doing today and how Anaplan can support their vision. Jim will touch upon Anaplan developments that support smart business transformation and the best way for companies to evolve.
Smart business evolution: The Anaplan Way
If you are new to Anaplan, how do you start your smart business evolution on the right foot? If you are an existing Anaplan customer, how do you get more value from your Anaplan investment? Hear Folia Grace, Anaplan's VP of Product Marketing, synthesize the best practices we've learned from hundreds of implementations and engagements with planning and performance management experts. Take away key points to set you in the right direction on your Anaplan adoption journey.
1:45pm
Deloitte perspective: Next-generation enterprise-wide planning
How can planning help your business become more agile and connected? What business processes can benefit from an integrated, real-time approach? In this informative session, you'll gain perspective from planning process experts across Finance, Sales, HR, and Supply Chain at Deloitte on how next-generation integrated business planning can benefit your business—and the steps you can take to get there.
2:30pm
Customer perspective: Halyard Health
Join Kelly Philips, Finance Business Leader for FP&A Transformation at Halyard Health, and Rick Klein, Anaplan's RVP, in a lively discussion and Q&A on how smart businesses are connecting plans across the organization to actively manage performance. You'll get ideas from these Anaplan experts, hear about best practices, and how they plan to maximize smart decision-making for the future.
3:45pm
Smart planning for your workforce
Take your workforce planning to the next level. Join Anaplan’s HR product line leaders to learn about Anaplan’s innovative features and functionalities, and how your company can benefit from Anaplan for strategic workforce planning, compensation planning, talent management, succession planning, and workforce optimization.
3:45pm
Smart planning for finance
Join Anaplan Product Marketing's Finance product line leader to discover the breadth of Anaplan's financial solutions so you can be strategic in your finance planning.
4:30pm
Technology challenges in financial services : How Anaplan can help?
Financial services expert Ken Gustin talks about industry challenges and their impact on technology. Learn how Anaplan can help solve these challenges and prepare the financial industry for the future.
4:30pm
Live demo: Understanding Anaplan's approach to connected planning
Learn how Anaplan can help your enterprise plan across Sales, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, IT, and HR on a single, self-service platform. See how your business can easily connect plans to align effectively with other departments and to respond quickly to change.

November 17, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

W Boston

100 Stuart Street, Boston, MA 02116

1:00pm
Welcome to the Smart Business Tour
Anaplan AVP Jim Rich kicks off the day with an overview of what smart business CEOs are doing today and how Anaplan can support their vision. Jim will touch upon Anaplan developments that support smart business transformation and the best way for companies to evolve.
1:30pm
Deloitte Perspective: Next-Generation Enterprise-Wide Planning
How can planning help your business become more agile and connected? What business processes can benefit from an integrated, real-time approach? In this informative session, you'll gain perspective from planning process experts across Finance, Sales, HR, and Supply Chain at Deloitte on how next-generation integrated business planning can benefit your business—and the steps you can take to get there.
2:00pm
Fireside Chat with Michael Gould & Doug Smith
In a fireside chat, Anaplan founder Michael Gould and EVP Doug Smith will explore several topics, including how businesses are transforming planning cycles, tips and pitfalls to succesful technology adoption, and the future of Anaplan.
2:45pm
Customer spotlight: Halyard Health
Join Kelly Philips, Finance Business Leader for FP&A Transformation at Halyard Health, and Ned Demong, Anaplan's RVP, in a lively discussion and Q&A on how smart businesses are connecting plans across the organization to actively manage performance. You'll get ideas from these Anaplan experts, hear about best practices, and how they plan to maximize smart decision-making for the future.

3:30pm
Smart Planning for your Workforce
Take your workforce planning to the next level. Join Anaplan’s HR product line leaders to learn about Anaplan’s innovative features and functionalities and how your company can benefit from Anaplan for strategic workforce planning, compensation planning, talent management, succession planning, and workforce optimization.
Smart Planning for Finance
Join Meredith Hobik, Anaplan’s finance product line leader, as she discusses how businesses can use Anaplan for strategic finance planning
4:15pm
Accelerate Marketing Performance Management
Learn how to enhance your marketing performance management journey to maximize every marketing opportunity.
Smart Planning for Finance
Join Meredith Hobik, Anaplan’s finance product line leader, as she discusses how businesses can use Anaplan for strategic finance planning

December 1, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

The Star
Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters

9 Cowboys Way
Frisco, TX 75034
Ring of honor suite

1:00pm
Welcome to the Smart Business Tour
Anaplan Managing Director Dennis Dresser kicks off the day with an overview of what smart business CEOs are doing today and how Anaplan can support their vision. Dennis will touch upon Anaplan developments that are support smart business transformation and the best way for companies to evolve.
1:30pm
Deloitte perspective: Next-generation enterprise-wide planning
How can planning help your business become more agile and connected? What business processes can benefit from an integrated, real-time approach? In this informative session, you'll gain perspective from planning process experts across Finance, Sales, HR, and Supply Chain at Deloitte on how next-generation integrated business planning can benefit your business—and the steps you can take to get there.
2:00pm
Smart business evolution: The Anaplan Way
If you are new to Anaplan, how do you start your smart business evolution out on the right foot? If you are an existing Anaplan customer, how do you get more value from your Anaplan investment? Hear Bob Slaby, Anaplan VP Customer Operations, synthesize the best practices we've learned from hundreds of implementations and engagements with planning and performance management experts. Take away key points to set you in the right direction in your Anaplan adoption journey.
2:30pm
Customer Spotlight - Intel Security
Anaplan Customer Intel Security started with one use case. Over the years their use cases have expanded and their engagement and expertise has grown as well. Sarah Bennett will share their customer journey and the benefits they’ve received from integrating Anaplan throughout their company.
3:35pm
The sales performance management journey at HP
Debating how best to do FP&A reporting in Anaplan? Bob Slaby, VP Customer Operations at Anaplan and Simmi Mehta, Senior Manager of Sales Effectiveness at Deloitte, wil discuss how HP implemented Anaplan for sales performance management.
Strategic Finance
In today's world it is integral that businesses are able to think strategically when it comes to finance planning. In this session, understand how Anaplan can be used to catapult your planning to a strategic level including a live demo of the tool in action.
4:15pm
Smart planning for your workforce
Take your workforce planning to the next level. Learn about Anaplan’s innovative features and functionalities and how your company can benefit from Anaplan for strategic workforce planning, compensation planning, talent management, succession planning, and workforce optimization.
Transforming supply chain for TPM with Valizant
Today's changing landscape demands fast-paced innovation. Uncover best practices to drive supply chain transformation to continually engage and delight customers.

6:00pm
Tour of The Star
The Star is the 91-acre campus that hosts the world headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys in Frisco, Texas. In addition to playing home to the corporate offices and practice facility, The Star features the Ford Center—a state-of-the-art indoor football stadium that will host a variety of events, an entertainment district lined with restaurants and shops, the Omni hotel, a medical center and more. The campus offers an experience for fans worldwide to take a look inside the entire operation of the Dallas Cowboys.
7:00pm
VIP Viewing Party
Watch the Dallas Cowboys take on the Minnesota Vikings from our exclusive viewing party at the The Star

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