LS Retails’ Top Performing Business Partners Honored At conneXion Madrid

Madrid, Spain, 2017-Apr-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — LS Retail honored its best-performing partners during a dinner and awards ceremony that took place at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid, Spain, on April 26. The awards dinner closed the first day of conneXion, LS Retail’s yearly retail and hospitality conference and Expo, which this year takes place at Meliá Castilla Hotel in Madrid, April 26-27.

LS Retail’s global partner network includes over 270 certified companies in 80 countries. These companies are responsible for delivering LS Retail software solutions worldwide, and for providing local businesses with customized implementations, project management and technical support. Every year, the highest-achieving partners in the LS Retail ecosystem are assigned a level based on their sales successes during the previous year. Partners displaying high, great and exceptional performance are assigned, respectively, Gold, Platinum and Diamond Level.

In 2017, thirteen partners reached Diamond Partner level, the top tier for an LS Retail partner, by displaying extraordinary dedication to the LS Retail solutions, and delivering continued customer success. These partners are: Bedege in Sweden; CGI Suomi in Finland; EG in Denmark; K3 Retail Solutions in the UK; KumaVision, Poresy Consulting and TSO-Data in Germany; Real Consulting in Greece; The Createch Group in Canada; AP&T Business Solutions and Think Tribe Technologies in the UAE; Bhatara Progress in Thailand; and NaviWorld Vietnam.

Twenty-four LS Retail partners met all the criteria to qualify for Platinum Partner level. Twenty-seven more partners achieved Gold Partner level.

During the ceremony, LS Retail also honored the two partners that promoted the LS Retail products and brands most effectively during the past year. The Best Customer Story award was presented to TCOG for their video of “The baby’s corner”, which effectively showcases how LS Retail products support retailers’ business growth. The Best Marketing and Branding award for 2017 went to NaviWorld Vietnam, for their continued focus and passion in promoting LS Retail. With hard work and exceptional marketing efforts, NaviWorld Vietnam has maintained its LS Retail Diamond Partner level for the second consecutive year.

“The LS Retail partner community is the foundation of LS Retail’s worldwide success. In 2016, our community experienced an amazing growth in size and performance. We have never had so many partners achieve Diamond Level before,” says Sigrun Dora Saevinsdottir, Chief Operating Officer at LS Retail. “On behalf of LS Retail, I congratulate all of this year’s Partner Award winners for their achievement, and thank them for their continued loyalty, commitment to LS Retail, and hard work.”

Source: LS Retail

LS Retail’s retail and hospitality expo kicks off on 26th April 2017 in Madrid, Spain

LS Retail’s retail and hospitality expo kicks off on 26th April 2017 in Madrid, Spain

Madrid, Spain,, 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — conneXion is LS Retail’s key event of the year, and features a conference and an Expo dedicated to retail and hospitality businesses as well as to LS Retail partners from all over the world.

conneXion Madrid will focus on how to create unforgettable customer experiences in a changing business world. The conference program includes an Expo showcasing innovative technology, and over forty informative and inspirational sessions.

“One of the most anticipated moments for our partner and customers is the joint keynote from Microsoft and LS Retail on Microsoft Dynamics 365,” says Eloise Freygang, Chief Marketing Officer at LS Retail. “Last year, the release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 shook the world of retail and of IT. We have received so many enquiries about what our role will be in it: today our partners and customers can discover our plans for the road ahead,” concludes Eloise. The LS Retail, Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 keynote will take place on Wednesday, April 26, and will be delivered by Marko Perisic, General Manager for Microsoft Dynamics SMB and Dynamics 365, and Dadi Karason, CTO at LS Retail.

The conference features more sessions discussing major current trends, issues and innovation in the retail and hospitality industry. Luis Cabrera, Senior Program manager in the Azure machine Learning Team at Microsoft, returns to conneXion to discuss how AI and machine learning are revolutionizing retail. Doug Stephens, the Retail Prophet, will inspire attendees with a glimpse at the future of retail. On Thursday, April 27, Dominik Meier, Senior Software Engineer at adidas, will join Petur Thor Sigurdsson, Product Director for omni-channel solutions at LS Retail, on the conneXion main stage. Together, they will share how LS Retail and adidas are uniting to create technology that enhances the shopping experience in-store.

At the conference Expo attendees can get acquainted with the latest software solutions from some of the best-known names in the field of retail and hospitality technology. Sponsors and exhibitors include innovative brands such as AGR Dynamics, ClickLearn, HP and Microsoft. At the Expo, guests can also receive technical support and product demos from LS Retail experts.

On April 26, LS Retail will award top-performing business partners during an awards ceremony at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. The conference will close on April 27 with a celebration party at Quinta de Jarama.

Source: LS Retail