Manhattan Associates welcomes you to Momentum 2019, held at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona! To help you prepare, we’ve put together this quick reference guide so you are ready for a successful event. Here’s what you need to know:
GETTING TO THE JW MARRIOTT PHOENIX DESERT RIDGE RESORT & SPA
All attendees are responsible for making their own transportation arrangements for the conference.
- Transportation options from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Hotel
- Get driving directions to JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
MOMENTUM REGISTRATION & INFORMATION
You will receive your unique QR code via email, which enables you to quickly and easily register when you arrive at the Pinnacle Foyer of the hotel. Simply show us the code on your smartphone, or print it for scanning onsite to receive your conference credentials. More information to complete your registration will be provided in a separate email along with your code.
Registration will be in the Pinnacle Peak Foyer, on the lobby level of the hotel. Please note the registration hours below:
Monday, May 20: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 21: 7:00am – 5:30pm
Wednesday, May 22: 7:00am – 5:30pm
Thursday, May 23: 7:00am – 12:00pm
Conference dress is business casual. Meeting room temperatures are cool, and the climate varies. Layered clothing may provide the greatest comfort. Also keep in mind that the weather in Phoenix during May can be hot, so please pack accordingly. Important Note: “Get your Kicks on Route 66,” the theme for this year’s Customer Appreciation Party, will be held outdoors at the ballroom lawn of the hotel. It can be warm, so please dress appropriately for an outdoor party at the conference.
CONFERENCE MOBILE APP
It’s easier than ever to navigate Momentum 2019 with the Momentum conference app. Build your agenda, connect with others during the conference and play the app game to win prizes. Registered attendees can review sessions, speaker bios and exhibitor information, message other attendees, find maps of conference activities and much more. Plus, the app is the best way to stay informed with the most up-to-the-minute conference information. Download the free app now from iTunes or Google Play (“Manhattan Associates Events”) or access the web version on your browser. Get the app!
ALL-NEW FEATURES IN THE DISCOVERY CENTER
The Discovery Center at Momentum is where you can get hands-on with the latest in supply chain innovation, network with fellow attendees and meet with Manhattan solutions consultants and partners. We can also facilitate opportunities for you to schedule 1:1 time with a Manhattan expert to ask your specific questions about our business offerings.
MOMENTUM 2019 CAN’T MISS ACTIVITIES
MONDAY, MAY 20
First Time Attendee Mixer
5:00pm – 6:00pm, Sunset Lawn
Join fellow first-timers at this pre-conference reception, and learn how to connect more effectively at Momentum. The Manhattan team will be on hand, offering tips and resources to help you navigate your first Momentum conference experience.
6:00pm – 8:00pm, in the Discovery Center, Grand Sonoran FG/Foyer
Sponsored by Manhattan Global Partners
Welcome to Momentum – let the networking begin! The Welcome Reception is your first access to the Discovery Center, sponsoring partners and solution experts – all waiting to meet you.
TUESDAY, MAY 21
8:00am – 10:00am, Grand Saguaro Ballroom
Kick off your Momentum agenda with a bang as Manhattan Associates President and CEO Eddie Capel takes the stage; followed by exclusive insight from a recognized Manhattan Associates customer, can’t miss inspiration by famed former NFL player turned motivational speaker and magician, Jon Dorenbos, and Manhattan’s Senior Vice President and CMO Nicole O’Rourke.
10:30am – 11:30am
Make sure to catch one of three expert-led Power Sessions. Choose the session most appropriate for your area of interest and gain valuable perspectives and insights you won’t hear anywhere else. See the mobile app for details on each session.
Get your Kicks on Route 66 at Momentum
6:30pm – 9:30pm, Ballroom Lawn
Come join us on the Ballroom Lawn for an evening of networking and fun with fellow attendees. We’ve transformed the lawn into our own Route 66 desert experience complete with a live band, interactive entertainment, refreshing cocktails and a variety of games. Important note: Your Momentum badge is required for access to the Customer Appreciation Party.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 22
Women in Supply Chain & Technology Lunch
11:50am – 1:00pm, Wildflower AB
Join Manhattan’s Heather Mahan, SVP, Professional Services, and other female leaders from the industry for informal networking and a lively discussion on The Center for Creative Leadership’s study of five key themes for high-achieving women leaders. Our featured speakers are:
- Sarit Chalamish, Manager Channel Partners, Proship
- Victoria Brown, Director Global Supply Chain Execution, IDC
- Amy Whittemore, Strategic Channel Partner Sales, Zebra Technologies
Please note that seats are limited, and reservations are on a first come, first served basis.
2:30pm – 4:30pm, Grand Saguaro Ballroom
Continue the Momentum with customer award s and recognition by Bob Howell, Manhattan Associates Senior Vice President; followed by thought provoking conversation with a Manhattan Associates customer, a once-in-a-lifetime experience with Dr. Michio Kaku, popular theoretical physicist and best-selling author, and closing with Manhattan Associates President and CEO Eddie Capel.
Happy Hour in Discovery Center
4:30pm – 5:30pm, Grand Sonoran FG/Foyer At the end of the day, join us in the Discovery Center to relax, enjoy a beverage, and spend a few moments sharing the highlights of your 2019 Momentum experience with someone new.
You’re Invited! Engage With One or More Special Interest Groups at the Birds of a Feather Reception
5:30pm – 7:00pm, outside on the Sunset Lawn Kick back after a busy day and engage with peers and colleagues during the Birds of a Feather special interest group receptions. Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while you network with industry colleagues and Manhattan product leaders in a relaxed, casual environment. RSVP NOW!
ENGAGE WITH PREMIER SUPPORT AT MOMENTUM 2019
Schedule Your 1:1 Session With a Manhattan Expert
This year at Momentum, Manhattan product experts from our Premier Support team will be standing by to answer your support and business operations questions. Whether you’re looking for advice on how to improve replenishment efficiency, to investigate causes of order shorts or to understand techniques to minimize split-shipments, expert, Premier Support resources will be ready to assist. Our Premier Support program gives you access to Manhattan support experts to provide guidance or resolve your support and business operations inquiries on a day-to-day basis. You can experience Premier Support during your time at Momentum by scheduling a 1:1 session.
DISCOVERY CENTER HOURS
Tuesday, May 21
11:30am – 1:00pm
2:50pm – 4:00pm
Wednesday, May 22
10:20am – 11:00am
11:50am – 1:00pm
1:50pm – 2:30pm
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Schedule Your 1:1 Premier Support Session: To schedule your 1:1 session, visit the Customer Support pod in the Discovery Center at Momentum, or email us at PremierSupport@manh.com.