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Join the Progress User Group

By joining the PUG you support the Group's objectives and assist in the expansion, quality improvement and maintenance of satisfaction with Progress products.

Benefits of Membership

A variety of events

  • Focused Workshops
  • Webinars
  • Delegate Days run by product specialists, organised by the User Group
  • EMEA PUG Challenge (discount for PUG members)


  • Up-to-date information for the Progress community
  • Partners and Consultants may publicise their services
  • Useful links
  • Members’ forum via LinkedIn
  • Feedback to the community

Marketing Opportunities

  • Commercial webinars

Other Benefits

  • Networking
  • Meeting other Progress users
  • User stories
  • Member discounts on products and services
  • OpenEdge Database Health Check (£400+ saving)


  • Upcoming information
  • News from Progress


We welcome MFG-Pro users to our user group. Many of our activities will be useful to you if you run a large MFG-Pro installation:

  • Disaster Recovery
  • Progress Database Administration
  • Business Intelligence and Reporting

If you develop as well, much of the content on OpenEdge Development will be useful as well:

  • Use of Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge (PDSOE)
  • BPM / Corticon
  • Links to other systems using Data Direct tools
  • Mobile / Telerik
  • Interfacing with the Internet of Things (IoT) using Node.js / Modulus

The benefits of membership are detailed on the membership flyer which can be downloaded here.

Membership Categories

The following membership categories are available:

Individual Membership

  • Available to a named consultant, contractor or a single individual from an organisation.
  • Membership benefits may be enjoyed only by the individual. Only one individual membership may be taken by any one organisation.
  • The cost of Individual Membership is £100.00 plus VAT per annum.

Corporate Membership

  • Membership benefits may be enjoyed by all employees of the organisation.
  • The cost of Corporate Membership is £245.00 plus VAT per annum.

All membership fees will be reviewed annually.

Executive Sponsorship

If you would like to help the PUG by providing sponsorship, we can offer the following Executive Sponsorship package. Your annual membership fee plus £250.00 (plus VAT) for 12 months sponsorship includes:

  • Offer discounts on your products/services to members
  • Your logo on our home page with a link to your sponsor page
  • An entry on our Sponsors page with your logo and a paragraph describing your products and services with a link to your website
  • A panel advert on the website indicating what discount is given to PUG members
  • A panel advert in our quarterly newsletter - 3-4 per year

The committee reserves the right to accept or reject sponsorship offers at their discretion.

We look forward to you joining us.

How to Join Us

Please complete either the Individual or
Corporate Membership Application form
or telephone the admin office with any queries
on +44 (0) 1202 620700.

Individual membership form

Corporate membership form

If you are QAD user, please complete
the QAD Application form.

QAD Application form

If you are interested in Executive
Sponsorship, please contact us using the
Contact Us page, or call us on the
telephone number above.

Contact Us.