RICHMOND, BC--(Marketwired - Jun 7, 2017) - Sage, a market leader in cloud accounting software and proud supporter of entrepreneurs will hold its inaugural Canadian edition of Sage Summit in Toronto on 27th and 28th June at the Beanfield Centre, Exhibition Place.

With comedian Rick Mercer as headliner, the event will be a celebration of Canada's 150th year and honour the work entrepreneurs have contributed to building a thriving economy. Best known for his work on CBC's 'This Hour Has 22 Minutes' and 'The Rick Mercer Report', he will share the stage with Sage CEO Stephen Kelly and Canadian tech entrepreneur Michael Hyatt, as well as Sage executives Paul Struthers, Jennifer Warawa, and Nick Goode who will share product news.

"Sage Summit Toronto will be a hotbed of innovation and technology for Canadian business builders -- bringing together entrepreneurs, partners, and customers. We want to inspire and energise our attendees, recognising their contribution to the economy and giving them the technology for a future of invisible admin -- so they can go further and grow faster," said Stephen Kelly, CEO of Sage.

In addition to hearing from an inspiring line-up of speakers and participating in hands-on sessions, Sage Summit Toronto attendees will have an opportunity to:

  • Be Inspired: Hear from some of Canada's most innovative and interesting entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and big thinkers
  • Discover: Experience and preview cutting-edge technologies designed to support business growth from exhibiting companies in the TechZone
  • Network and learn: Receive interactive product training and actionable advice for business expansion.

In addition, as a premier partner of the upcoming Invictus Games Toronto 2017, which will also be hosted in Toronto for the first time September 23- 30, 2017, Sage will celebrate Team Canada competitors on the main stage and give attendees the opportunity to find out more about how the event will recognize and serve its national military service members and veterans. 

Sage Summit Toronto 2017 is supported by Diamond Sponsor Microsoft, the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions founded in 1975 to help people and businesses realize their full potential. Additional supporters include Platinum Sponsors The Answer Company, CIMCloud by Website Pipeline, as well as Gold Sponsors Altec and BAASS Business Solutions. For more information and to register, please visit

About Sage:

Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of entrepreneurs and business builders.

Today, business builders measure success in strong relationships, partnerships, and communities. It's why Sage helps drive today's business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything from money to people.

Daily, more than 13,000 Sage colleagues in 23 countries work with a thriving global community of over 3 million entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers to champion the success of business builders everywhere. And as a FTSE 100 business, we are passionate about doing business the right way, supporting our local communities through the Sage Foundation.

Sage -- a market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world's entrepreneurs.

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