November 09, 2022
BeyondTheBlack 2022 has come to a close. Thank you to everyone who joined us in Las Vegas or virtually via the livestream for the premier accounting and finance event of the year.
General Keynote Sessions
If you missed any of today’s keynote sessions, here’s your chance to catch up with some of our biggest announcements.
Go Beyond with Guest Keynote Speaker Alex Honnold
Alex Honnold, professional rock climber and free soloist, gave a riveting keynote session about how to go beyond. He captivated the in-person and livestream audience talking about how to overcome obstacles, dig deep for strength, conquer fears, and embrace resilience to reach hard-to-imagine heights.
Titanium Partner Panel Featuring Deloitte, EY & SAP
BlackLine’s CAO Patrick Villanova hosted a panel with BlackLine partners Deloitte, EY, and SAP for a discussion about recruiting, retention, and guiding leaders to develop their teams' skills for a new, data-driven digital world.
BlackLine is excited to announce the BlackLine Accounting Studio. Our newest solution (available Q2 2023) will become your one space to unify, orchestrate, and automate every end-to-end accounting process. Initially, it will enable you to further optimize and automate financial close processes, and as we continue to roll out more functionality to round out the solution, we’re confident that BlackLine will be your strategic enabler, your critical accounting hub, and your continued partner.
Highlights from Afternoon Breakout Sessions
The final day of breakout sessions gave attendees another chance to join in on engaging discussions and hear from real-world customers who modernized their F&A processes using BlackLine solutions. Here are just a couple of examples of the breakouts we hosted today.
The Mosaic Company Journey: Optimized Efficiency Through Automation—Presented by UHY
The Mosaic Company, a Fortune 500 company, along with UHY Consulting, discuss how they increased the efficiency and quality of Mosaic’s record-to-report process with BlackLine’s technology. Attendees heard firsthand about top changes that made the biggest impacts on their business.
Selling Sustainability: How to Get Executive Buy-In on Modern Accounting
In a world of pandemics, recessions, and competing priorities, Finance First is often a fantasy. Armed with the right business case for your finance transformation, Finance can recapture the attention it deserves. In this session, speakers covered the value that Financial Operations Management can bring to your organization and covered common pitfalls and leading practices for building your business case and garnering support for accounting automation.
Whether you were able to join us in person in Las Vegas or virtually via the livestream, or even if you weren’t able to attend this year, it’s never too early to start planning for your next BeyondTheBlack experience. Be sure to check out the events coming up in London and San Diego next year.
We can't wait to see you in 2023!