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Meridian Systems Launches Registration for 2010 User Conference in Washington DC | TCG Named Sponsor

Meridian Systems Launches Registration for 2010 User Conference in Washington DC.   Special Alumni Rate Saves Meridian Customers $400 until December 31, 2009.

FOLSOM, Calif. (November 11, 2009) – Meridian Systems, the Plan-Build-Operate technology solutions leader for project-based organizations, announced today that its 2010 User Conference will be held May 24 – 26, 2010 in Washington, DC at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center.

Conference registration is now open. For a limited time, Meridian customers who attended one of the last three Meridian User Conferences can register for the 2010 event at a special discounted rate of $895.00, a savings of $400.00. This rate is only available through December 31, 2009. Alumni attendees can extend their discounted rate to their colleagues within the company. For more pricing details on the Meridian Systems 2010 User Conference, and to register, go to http://www.meridiansystems.com/newsevents/UC2010/index.asp.

This annual customer event brings together project-based organizations from several infrastructure-intensive industries to share best practices and customer case studies for Meridian’s two primary product offerings:

  • Proliance® software, the leading infrastructure lifecycle management solution that manages capital projects, programs and facilities in one system of record
  • Prolog® software, the industry standard for construction project control and transparency

Call for Speakers Now Open
Meridian customers and partners interested in participating as a user conference speaker should complete a speaker submission survey for consideration. Speakers will be requested to share a company case study, project profile, or project management best practice that leverages Meridian’s Plan-Build-Operate technology solutions. Selected customer speakers will receive a significantly reduced conference registration rate. To be eligible for consideration, speaker surveys must be submitted by February 3, 2010. Visit http://my.meridiansystems.com/g/?T72WVDTX23 to complete the survey.

Meridian Systems Hall of Fame
The 2010 User Conference will also feature Meridian’s second annual Customer Hall of Fame program, where inductees will be recognized during the conference general sessions. The Meridian Systems Hall of Fame recognizes project-based organizations that are best in class when it comes to managing infrastructure-intensive capital building programs and construction projects. Recipients are featured in a special Hall of Fame video on the Meridian Web site. Meridian customers may submit their nomination by April 28, 2010 by visiting http://www.meridiansystems.com/newsevents/uc2010/hall-of-fame.asp.

Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available
Sponsorship opportunities are now available to Meridian technology and business partners. Participating sponsors receive direct exposure to the Meridian user community of building owners, construction and engineering firms, and public agencies. 2010 Meridian Systems User Conference sponsors already include The Cram Group and PSSGroup.

“The 2009 conference provided us with several business development opportunities with Meridian’s customer community,” said Wes Smith, principal of The Cram Group, a Meridian Authorized Business Systems Integrator and 2009 User Conference sponsor. “The 2010 conference is sure to be another invaluable event, where we can meet face-to-face with so many key people from the industry.”

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Mindy Matullo, marketing programs manager at mmatullo@meridiansystems.com.

The Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center
Located just eight miles due south of Washington, DC, with convenient access to three major airports, the hotel is just 15 minutes away from our nation’s capital. Part of the Gaylord Hotels family—world renowned for first-class conference and meeting facilities and service—Gaylord National was designed for the comfort and ease of the meeting and convention attendees with everything you need under one roof, including restaurants, shopping, networking areas, a business center and much more. For more information about the Gaylord National please visit www.gaylordhotels.com.

About Meridian Systems
Meridian Systems, a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB), is the Plan-Build-Operate technology solutions leader for project-based organizations (PBO2 ). Building owners, construction and engineering firms, and public agencies use Meridian software to effectively manage capital building programs and facility assets. Meridian offers construction project management and infrastructure lifecycle management solutions that reduce project costs and schedules across the plan-build-operate project lifecycle. To learn more about how project-based organizations are benefitting from Meridian solutions, download a user study from FMI by visiting: www.meridiansystems.com.

Meridian Contact
Tamara Kaestner, Marketing Programs Manager
(916) 294 2375, tkaestner@meridiansystems.com