SAP is one of the largest vendors of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, with a variety of modules to manage business operations and customer relations. The SAP Australian User Group (SAUG) is an independent not-for-profit member organisation with the sole purpose of working as a strategic partner of the Australian SAP community (including SAP acquired companies – SuccessFactors, Ariba, Concur, hybris, Fieldglass and Qualtrics).

The SAUG provides a forum for individuals and companies within the SAP community to share knowledge, network with peers and influence the direction of SAP solutions. The SAUG is the only SAP endorsed user group in Australia and represents the interests of over 5000 individuals from more than 400 companies.

The SAUG offers a comprehensive schedule of events, including webinars, in addition to face-to-face events such as the National Summit and conferences in Canberra, Brisbane and Melbourne. Each of these events feature a significant number of SAP customers who share their experiences using SAP solutions and provide an incredible opportunity to network with other SAP users, experts, consultants and executives.

The SAUG also facilitates Special Interest Groups (SIGs), led by customer members across the country that cover a wide range of topic areas including utilities, enterprise architecture, S/4HANA and more. These groups gather on a regular basis to discuss areas of common interest, exchange knowledge and raise areas of concern that can then be fed back to SAP.

Make the most of your solution

If you use SAP solutions, or are considering implementing the software, why not join the SAP Australian User Group so you can make the most of your investment?

The benefits of being a SAUG member are many, and include access to:

  • Discounted member rates to SAUG’s flagship event, the SAUG National Summit
  • Complimentary attendance at conferences in Canberra, Brisbane and Melbourne (number of passes depends on membership type)
  • SIGs that focus on specific areas of interest
  • Member resource library containing past presentations, white papers and other resources
  • Schedule of webinars on hot topics
  • Opportunities for networking and professional development
  • Regular communications and product updates, monthly newsletters and much more

Discount to the SAUG National Summit 2019

Coming up on 26 and 27 August is the SAUG National Summit at the International Convention Centre in Sydney. This is the flagship event of the user group and is recognised as Australia’s largest and leading SAP-centric event, attracting over 650 delegates. The Summit agenda covers the most topical SAP subject matter over two days, with each of the two days of the Summit featuring seven streams, including a brand new customer experience (CX) stream offering both a technical focus (Day 1) and a line of business focus (Day 2).

In addition, the agenda will feature more speakers than ever, including customers sharing their genuine real-world experiences, and subject matter experts delivering insightful presentations on the hottest topics including digital transformation, S/4HANA Migration, CX, AI and machine learning, advanced analytics, financial transformation, people engagement and optimising SAP.

In the past, the Summit has featured speakers from TasNetworks, Powercor, Citipower, Energy Queensland, AGL, Sydney Water, Osaka Gas, CITIC Pacific Mining, OZ Minerals, Origin Energy, Hydro Tasmania, Jemena, SA Power Networks, AusNet Services, plus many more.

The SAP Australian User Group offers a great opportunity to increase your SAP knowledge, network with other SAP customers and experts, and influence the direction of SAP solutions. We hope you can join us at an upcoming event.

We are currently offering Utility magazine readers who are not members of the SAUG a 20 per cent discount* off the non-member registration rate for the SAUG National Summit 2019. Simply enter the code SAUGUM2019 when you register at

* Conditions apply.  This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

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