Bestselling Author, Influencer, and Iconic Keynote Speaker, Scott McKain, Tapped for Prevail 2020

July 28, 2020

Ronkonkoma, N.Y. – July 28, 2020VAI, a leading ERP software provider, today announced that Scott McKain, bestselling author and renowned speaker, will be the keynote speaker for its 2020 virtual customer conference, Prevail in a Digital World, being held October 6-8. This year’s conference will help customers meet the challenges of doing business today, with a focus on leveraging technology in the new normal and to prepare for what may lie ahead in the rebound. The three-day, online event will deep dive into the latest updates to VAI’s S2K ERP solutions, and include informative discussions on how technology can help businesses create a resilient business for the future.

“VAI is excited to present Scott McKain, who is an internationally known distinction expert, bestselling author, and iconic keynote speaker,” said Joe Scioscia, VP of Sales, VAI. “With over three decades of research and experience, Scott’s impressive background brings tremendous value to our audience, and we look forward to his presentation on what’s top of mind for our customers today – how to do business in a world dramatically altered by the COVID-19 pandemic.” 

About Scott McKain

Scott McKain is an internationally known distinction expert, bestselling author, and iconic keynote speaker. Scott’s unique platform style has earned him induction into the Professional Speakers Hall of Fame — and his remarkable content earned him membership (along with Dale Carnegie, Zig Ziglar, and Og Mandino) as one of only 24 selected for inclusion in the Sales and Marketing Hall of Fame. He is currently “Corporate Educator in Residence” at High Point University, named by U.S. News & World Report as the nation’s “most innovative” university. He has spoken and consulted for the world’s most influential corporations, presenting his business strategies on platforms in all fifty states and twenty-two countries. 

Scott’s new book, ICONIC, named as a Forbes “Top 10 Pick of the Year,” is the instruction guide for professionals and organizations to become so distinctive they not only stand out in their industry, but set the benchmark for innovation, customer experience, and employee culture.

At Prevail in a Digital World, Scott will be discussing The 5 Factors of ICONIC Performance, centering on the following questions:

  • What are customers looking for in a pandemic/post-pandemic economy?
  • Why would they choose to do business with you as opposed to your competition in this changing and challenging time?
  • When “face-to-face” interactions with clients are practically impossible, how do you stand out in a virtual environment when many organizations seem adrift on a sea of sameness?

For more information, visit the Virtual Prevail in a Digital World Website: You can follow the event on social media by using the hashtag #Prevail2020.

About VAI

VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, retail, and service sectors. VAI's software solutions are backed by a wealth of experience and a reputation for excellence that countless companies rely on. With specific ERP solutions for Hard Goods, Food, and Pharmaceutical companies, VAI has helped some of the most recognized companies address key industry requirements and deliver bottom-line results. VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility, and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions and empower their mobile workforce. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY, with additional locations across the United States. For more information, visit

For more information, please contact:

Diane Dady
Bridget Devine
Walker Sands Communications