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Epicor Announces Keynote Speaker and Entertainment Headliner for Insights 2016 Customer Conference in Las Vegas

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - January 27, 2016) -  Epicor Software Corporation expects to welcome more than 4,000 attendees to Insights 2016 to showcase its distributionenterprise resource planning, and manufacturing software solutions. Taking place at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, April 17-20, the annual conference that brings together Epicor customers, partners, and industry and product experts from around the world will feature Condoleezza Rice, 66th Secretary of State of the United States, as the guest keynote speaker.

From January 2005-2009, Rice was the second woman and first African American woman to hold the post of Secretary of State of the United States. She also served as President George W. Bush's assistant to the President for national security affairs (National Security Advisor) from January 2001-2005, the first woman to hold the position. Rice now serves as the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Graduate School of Business; the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution and a professor of Political Science at Stanford University and brings over thirty years of international relations work to what promises to be an inspirational keynote.

Conference attendees will also enjoy an exclusive performance by eight-time multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Train as the final night entertainment. The highly entertaining septet have sold more than ten million albums and thirty million tracks worldwide, with numerous platinum/gold citations on their mantle, three GRAMMY® Awards, two Billboard Music Awards and dozens of other honors and nominations.

Epicor President and CEO Joe Cowan will set the stage for Insights 2016 in the opening keynote, "I'm excited about Epicor Insights 2016 and the opportunity to engage with Epicor customers from around the world," said Cowan. "Our annual conference is an ideal setting for customers to learn, connect with peers, and gain insights into the latest technology innovations and industry best practices, with more than 500 educational sessions planned. And this year, the opportunity to see and hear the former Secretary of State address the audience will be an extraordinary, once in a lifetime experience for our attendees."

For more information on Insights 2016, visit http://insights.epicor.com. Join the conversation on Twitter @Epicor_Insights and follow #Insights16.

About Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering inspired business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. With over 40 years of experience serving small, midmarket and larger enterprises, Epicor has more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), retail management software, supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional and global businesses demand. The Company's headquarters are located in Austin, Texas, with offices and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit www.epicor.com.

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