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Press Release: Avanade Joins MESA International as Sponsor

CHANDLER, ARIZ., September 13, 2021 — Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association (MESA) International announced today that Avanade, the leading digital innovator on the Microsoft ecosystem, has joined MESA as a Gold Keystone Sponsor and Smart Manufacturing Community Sponsor. It joins other industry leaders at MESA in support of the organization’s mission to help manufacturers use information technology to achieve business results.

“As a company dedicated to helping its clients rethink manufacturing for the digital age, we are excited to be a part of the MESA community of industry specialists. We’re looking forward to being a strategic partner to manufacturing organizations as they embrace continual change,” said Tom Nall, Global Manufacturing lead at Avanade. “Since we were founded by Accenture and Microsoft in 2000, we’ve been helping organizations all over the world make a genuine human impact for their clients, customers and employees. Today we work for more than half of the world’s leading manufacturing companies.”

Jimmy Asher, MESA Chair, commented, “We are delighted to have Avanade join our organization as a sponsor. Its industry, strategic and technical expertise will provide a valuable perspective, bring real value and have a positive impact for our community.”

Earlier this year, Accenture and Avanade were jointly named 2021 Automotive Partner of The Year by Microsoft and were also finalists in the Manufacturing Partner of The Year category. They were also recognized as the overall 2021 Microsoft Global Alliance SI Partner of the Year (for the 16th time). 

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a genuine human impact for our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 50,000 professionals in 26 countries, bringing clients our best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at

About MESA International
MESA (Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association) International is a global, not-for-profit community of manufacturers, producers, industry leaders and solution providers who are focused on improving Operations Management capabilities through the effective application of Information Technologies, IT-based solutions, and best practices. To accomplish this, we:

  • Enable members to connect, contribute, cultivate understanding, and exchange strategies to drive operations excellence.
  • Collect, share, and publish best practices and guidance to drive greater productivity and the overall profitability of the manufacturing enterprise.
  • Educate the marketplace on manufacturing operations best practices through the MESA Global Education Program.

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