GRAPEVINE, Texas, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The more than 1,400 document automation and financial shared services professionals attending FUSION 2010 this week at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas, are meeting to discuss issues impacting their professions and the latest best practices in their industries. FUSION attendees also are getting a first look at the latest innovations, products and services for document automation and financial services highlighted by more than 140 industry-leading solutions and services providers in the expo exhibit hall.
A collaboration between International Accounts Payable Professionals (IAPP) and The Association for Work Process Improvement (TAWPI), FUSION is a first-of-its-kind event providing a one-stop resource for accounts payable (AP), accounts receivable (AR), payments and document automation professionals. In addition to its unique expo hall, FUSION features over 120 educational sessions.
The FUSION expo hall will officially open this afternoon with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception sponsored by US Dataworks. The hall also will be open on Tuesday and Wednesday.
"FUSION is a unique opportunity for the decision-makers in document automation and financial shared services to see in one place all of the latest innovations that are advancing their industries," said IAPP CEO Tom Bohn. "Our members are facing a broad range of operational and business issues that are shaping the strategic role of technology across organizations, and the rapid innovation in systems, technologies and services are making this one of the most exciting times in our industry. The FUSION expo hall highlights the cutting-edge products and services that will help document automation and financial shared services professionals address their toughest challenges."
Among the companies participating in the FUSION expo hall are more than 140 leaders in AP, AR, payments automation and document management solutions and services. Major exhibitors include ibml, BancTec, OPEX, eGistics, LAVANTE, WAUSAU Financial Systems, Mavro Imaging, Business Strategy, Inc., Connolly, ReadSoft, and Basware.
Throughout FUSION, attendees can participate on guided tours of the expo hall highlighting solutions and services providers in different areas of document automation and shared services.
About IAPP and IARP
International Accounts Payable Professionals (IAPP) is internationally recognized as the trustworthy guidance-setting association for the accounts payable profession. Serving members throughout the world, IAPP is the AP professional's global voice, chief advocate, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, and principal educator on all AP operational, regulatory, leadership, tax, control, and fraud-related topics. Together, the IAPP and its sister organization, International Accounts Receivable Professionals (IARP), have more than 5,000 members in 70 chapters throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, and provide training, conferences, knowledge sharing, certification, online resources, AP Matters and AR Matters magazines, and more. For more information, visit www.TheIAPP.org and www.TheIARP.org.
TAWPI is a non-profit membership association that facilitates the peer-to-peer exchange of actionable information, ideas and best practices on the converging technologies and processes that enable payments automation and document management. TAWPI provides its members with highly interactive, multi-dimensional events, councils and resources featuring unbiased and essential ideas, information and advice on payments automation, distributed capture, and document and forms automation. For more information on TAWPI and its member benefits, visit www.tawpi.org.