SuccessConnect 2019 is just around the corner on September 16th-18th at the ARIA in Las Vegas. Rizing HCM has got you covered with fun parties, productive networking opportunities, and engaging workshops.

We’ve designed this blog to help you prepare to have the best SuccessConnect ever! We’ll be updating the information here, and we want you to be involved. So please share your tips and highlights by commenting below, or by emailing (We’re most interested in tips about how to talk to Julia-Louis Dreyfus about Human Resources. But also, all tips are welcome! But mostly the Julia-Louis Dreyfus tips…)

Below is everything you can’t miss this year. Jump to the sections that interest you most.

Before the Big Event

SuccessConnect suite life sweepstakes

Upgrade your stay!

For a limited time only, we are giving away a penthouse suite at the Aria to one lucky attendee! It comes with amazing views of the strip and a luxury airport transfer! All you have to do is fill out this form by September 9th.

Get Social

Stay up to date with all the action on social media. Follow the hashtag #SuccessConnect on Twitter and LinkedIn to keep up to date with all the hype heading into Las Vegas.

The following accounts always have their ears to the ground for the best topics, events, and conversations:

Finally, we love this write up by Imran Sajid at SAP SuccessFactors. His blog about his SuccessConnect experience is a great read >

The Sessions You Can’t Miss

Dig through the Agenda

Grab your favorite pen, open a planner, and jot down some notes for the most interesting sessions.

The session catalog >

Is the list overwhelming? We’ve got you covered. Here are our favorite sessions from our clients:

How National Bank of Canada Transformed HR with SAP SuccessFactors Solutions

We’re excited to have our very own, Simon Goupil, join Jean-Sebastien Coulombe of National Bank of Canada for an awesome session about moving to the cloud. They’ll discuss the keys to prep your team, to consolidate technology, and modernize your HR and Payroll.

Add the session to your agenda >

Rewarding and Recognizing Employees Made Easy

GROWMARK is leading a lecture that dives into innovative approaches to compensation and peer-to-peer recognition.

Add the session to your agenda >

Hallmark: Building an Innovative Candidate Experience Through Streamlined Self-Disclosure

Hallmark has found innovative ways to streamline the candidate experience from offer to onboarding. See how improving the candidate experience has improved their recruiting efforts.

Add the session to your agenda >


We’re all about Upgrade2Success. Check out this filter to catch the Upgrade2Success Sessions.

Explore the Upgrade2Success sessions >

The Keynotes We’re Looking Forward To

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Keynote

SuccessConnect Planners: You should give a Keynote at SuccessConnect 2019.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus: What are we gonna do there? Talk? I’ll go if I don’t have to talk.

The Queen of the Castle. Obviously, you’re going to want to catch Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The 11-time Emmy Award winner will be discussing her life, her career, and her strategies for building effective work environments.

See her Wednesday, September 18th at 3:30pm.

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See the events page >

A Call to Lead

SAP Cloud Business Group President, Jennifer Morgan, will be joined on stage by special guests: Actress Goldie Hawn, founder of The Goldie Hawn Foundation, Designer Rebecca Minkoff, who is dedicated to bringing women together to enact positive change, and Lydia Fenet, a talented speaker on “The Art of Selling.” They’ll be discussing equity and equality in the work place.

Be a part of the change and catch their conversation on Tuesday, September 17th at 12:30pm.

See the events page >

Leadership Theater Sessions Day 1 – Building High Performance Teams and a Culture of Innovation

This session, including both a fireside chat and a panel discussion, will explore what it takes to build high performing teams and create a culture of innovation. Our leaders will discuss the most critical drivers of performance and innovation and the role diversity, inclusion, and leadership play in creating a winning culture and ultimately superior outcomes.

Tuesday, September 17th 2:00pm – 3:00pm

See the events page >


The Rizing Booth – Booth # P1

Be sure to swing by the Rizing booth on the Exhibit floor. We’re going to have exciting product and solution demos running throughout the week. It’ll be a great way to catch up with our team!

Rize and Shine Breakfast Series

Rizing’s Moving Core HR to the Cloud Breakfast

The breakfast event is a great way to fuel up for a busy day at SuccessConnect and learn first-hand how Sabre are successfully transformed their on-premise landscapes to the cloud with Rizing and SAP SuccessFactors.

Tuesday, September 17th 7:30am – 8:45am

Register here >

Rizing Product Breakfast

We’re developing some amazing tools here at Rizing and would love for you to come see what we’ve got on the SAP App Center.

Wednesday, September 18th 7:30am – 8:45am

Register here >

The Welcome Reception

Your SuccessConnect journey starts here! Get your first taste of the people, passion, and purpose that will shape your SuccessConnect experience.

Get your event started here on Monday, September 16 at 6:00pm

Solution Adoption Roundtables

Solution Adoption Roundtables are small interactive sessions designed to enable collaboration and best practice sharing on designated topics between customers and SAP SuccessFactors experts.

Tuesday, September 17 8:00 am until Wednesday, September 18 3:00 pm

More details about networking >

Meet SAP SuccessFactors Experts

SuccessConnect is a great opportunity to learn about best practices. You’ll have the opportunity to schedule a 30-minute appointment with an SAP SuccessFactors solutions expert.

Monday, September 16th 6:00 pm until Wednesday, September 18 3:00 pm

More details about networking >

Where the Fun’s At!

Rizing’s All About the Cloud SuccessConnect Party

Last year, our event was attended by customers, prospects, and partners alike… It’s simply the best party at SuccessConnect. It’s All About the Cloud this year!

Join us Monday, September 16 8:00pm – 11:00pm at the Jewel Nightclub (located in the Aria).

You can RSVP  here >

Evening Celebration

SuccessConnect always throws a great party, and this year should be no exception. Remember to bring your badge for entrance. Complimentary transportation is provided to the venue from the hotel.

Come ready to party on Tuesday, September 17 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm at the Palms Resort Casino

More details here >

Closing Party

Before you head back home, save time for one last beverage and some bonus time with all your new best friends.

Say goodbye on Wednesday, September 18 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm At Primrose Ballroom, Level 3, Convention Center East

More details here >

What Happens in Vegas, When You Can’t Get To Vegas

Can’t make it this year? Don’t worry. We plan on spilling all the beans. Head back up to our “Get Social” section to follow the action on Social Media.

Dwayne Phillips put together an excellent how-to guide about his goals and results for engaging in the event remotely.

Check out Dwayne’s blog post here >

Also, you can catch all of the live feeds for the Keynotes remotely. It is an impressive line-up every year, but this year, the product information should be particularly helpful.

You can catch the live feeds for the Keynotes here >

We’re going to be posting blogs and highlights from the event. It’ll feel like you were there, even if you couldn’t get to Vegas.

Final Remarks

So, whether you’re attending or not, please refer back to this blog for everything you’ll need to know for SuccessConnect 2019. We want you to have an awesome time learning, connecting, and having fun. Let’s make this the best SuccessConnect yet!

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