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Agenda at a Glance

Wednesday, October 2

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration and Help Desk

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

General Sessions - Presentations and Roundtables

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

General Sessions - Presentations and Roundtables

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Welcome Reception

Thursday, October 3

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration and Help Desk

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


9:30 AM - 10:30 AM


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

General Sessions - Presentations and Roundtables

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

General Sessions - Presentations and Roundtables

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Networking Extravaganza

Friday, October 4

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration and Help Desk

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM


8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

General Sessions - Presentations and Workshops

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


All times and sessions are subject to change.

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VISTAS Sessions

Vistex Sessions

A cornerstone of every VISTAS are the Vistex sessions that span all of the Vistex offerings. Throughout the conference, we will talk strategically about Vistex’s roadmap and the new initiatives and products. You will also have the chance to participate in “tips and tricks”, as well as, deeper dive sessions that will delve into specific processes and provide insights and best practices. Below are just some of the sessions you can look forward to:

  • Accrual Management
  • Analytics
  • Channel Data
  • Commissions
  • Global Implementation
  • Manufacturing Claims
  • Planning
  • Rebates
  • S/4HANA®
  • Upgrading
  • Agreements and contracts
  • Billbacks
  • Chargebacks
  • Fiori
  • Gross to Net Planning
  • MDF Funds
  • Pricing
  • Rights & Royalties
  • User Experience
  • VIBES and a partner portal
VISTAS Customer Experts

Customer Presentations

This is your chance to hear from fellow Vistex customers on the business challenges they were facing, their evaluation process, the implementation, lessons learned and return on investment – realized and/or expected.

*Current Scheduled Presenters for VISTAS 2019 with Many More to Come*

Vistex Roundtables


These highly interactive discussions will focus on business topics most important to you. Come ready to Win and share your insights and feedback.

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Meet the Experts

Vistex Experts

Vistex Experts

Do you have a specific topic or area of Vistex functionality you need more information on? Could you use expert guidance on issues affecting your Vistex deployment?

Vistex experts will be available during the conference to meet with you for a 30 minute session to address various topics, such as the items listed below, or a topic specific to your business. When you arrive at VISTAS, visit the onsite Meet the Experts Desk to schedule your meeting.

  • Claims
  • Contracts, including Membership and Hierarchies
  • Fiori
  • Deals
  • Go-to-Market Suite®
  • Master Data
  • Price Management
  • Rebates & Incentive Calculation
  • Reporting, Planning, and Modeling
  • System Performance and Scalability
  • User Experience, including Launchpad and Web UI
  • Vizi®

Sessions are scheduled during event breaks so you will not miss any of the exciting content in the planned sessions. In addition to topics above, the Meet the Experts Desk can set up sessions to discuss Project Planning, Post Production Support or Upgrade Planning.

Networking Events 2018

Networking Events

For the 10th Anniversary of VISTAS, we’ve chosen two very special “Chicago” evening networking events.

Chicago's First Lady River Tours
Chicago's First Lady River Tours
Chicago's First Lady River Tours
Chicago's First Lady River Tours
Chicago's First Lady River Tours

Welcome Reception

Date: Wednesday, October 2

Time: 7pm-9pm

Where: Chicago's First Lady River Tours

Second only to the Vatican in popularity according to Trip Advisor, the Chicago architecture river cruise will serve as our Welcome Reception on Wednesday evening. Setting sail just steps from Swissôtel, our two hour exclusive tour will feature networking, food, drink, and fascinating facts.

House of Blues Chicago
House of Blues Chicago
House of Blues Chicago
House of Blues Chicago
House of Blues Chicago

Networking Extravaganza

Date: Thursday, October 3

Time: 6pm-10pm

Where: House of Blues Chicago

Located in the heart of Chicago's Marina City Complex, just a half mile from Swissôtel, House of Blues Chicago offers the perfect location for our Thursday night Networking Extravaganza. This iconic venue will be ours exclusively from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Don’t miss this chance to network, eat, drink, and rock out!

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Swissotel Chicago

Designed by renowned Chicago architect Harry Weese, Swissôtel Chicago is an award-winning luxury hotel overlooking the Chicago River and Lake Michigan, and just steps from the Magnificent Mile. The distinctive 4-diamond, all-glass hotel offers spectacular wrap-around views from Navy Pier to Millennium Park, 662 guest rooms and suites, five premier ballrooms, state-of-the-art penthouse fitness centre, and spotless European-style service.

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Why Attend VISTAS 2018

Why Attend VISTAS

VISTAS is an incredible combination of presentations, roundtables, demonstrations, and networking opportunities with your industry leading peers, designed exclusively for Vistex customers and prospects.

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What our attendees are saying about VISTAS

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VISTAS 2018 Highlights

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Expert Sessions

Register now for $799 till August 16th

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What our presenters are saying about VISTAS

Our 2018 keynote speakers

Sanjay Shah's Keynote VISTAS 2018

Sanjay Shah

Vistex CEO, Founder, and Chief Architect

Jason Bird's Keynote  VISTAS 2018

Jason Bird

Magician and Illusionist

Our 2018 presenters

Please note that VISTAS is exclusively designed for Vistex customers and prospects. Your registration fee entitles you to everything the conference has to offer including, all sessions, networking events, and meals. Travel and lodging are not included.

Registration pricing is as follows:

$799 – now – August 16th

$899 – August 17th – September 13th

$999 - September 14th – October 4th