Food & Beverage Industry Leaders Assemble from Around the Globe at Salient Idea Conference 2015

ORLANDO, FL – OCTOBER 18, 2015 –  Salient Management Company will host this year’s three-day Idea Conference, focusing on Enterprise Performance and Mobility, at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn in Orlando, October 20th through the 22nd featuring special guest speaker Paul DePodesta, NY Mets VP of Player Development and Scouting, Entrepreneur & Subject of Moneyball. Industry leaders and Salient clients from around the world will gather to network, learn best practices, and gain valuable insights on how to improve operational performance and increase profitability.

Attendees will leave the conference with new strategies and perspectives on how to boost business performance in key business areas including sales, distribution, finance and operations; as well as gain valuable connections with peers throughout the food, beverage, retail, distribution and other FMCG industries.

This annual event, featuring a global roster of experienced Salient clients, will demonstrate how Salient’s advanced performance management solution is successfully enabling users to make better business decisions by turning complex data into actionable knowledge.

Salient clients including Marcus Franke of Germany’s largest beverage bottler, Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke AG (CCEAG) and Marc Bloomstein of New England Coffee, a division of Reily Foods Company, will share how Salient’s solution has allowed their organizations to continuously improve performance and meet objectives by delivering timely and specific knowledge into the hands of their decision makers at the very point of value creation.

Additional speakers will offer further insight into the power of Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) and performance management best practices, including industry leaders such as Salient’s John Brueck, who brings 20 years of experience in the CPG industry with leadership roles at both Kellogg Company and PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay Division.

Salient’s CEO, Guy Amisano, his experienced team, and many Salient clients will also offer informative and practical presentations about measuring value precisely to achieve true CPI, leveraging mobility to improve efficiency and profitability, and optimizing current systems with Salient’s performance management solution.

 Salient Management Company is a worldwide provider of advanced performance management and decision support systems for a wide range of industries and the public sector. Founded in 1986, Salient today serves more than 115,000 users in 61 countries. Their approach to continuous improvement is to enable decision makers to take timely and precise action to eliminate waste and expand opportunity. The key to improving performance is timely and specific knowledge, in the hands of the decision makers, at the point of value creation.

For more information on Salient Management Company, visit or contact Margaret Amisano, Marketing Communications Manager, at 607-739-5228. Email

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