Pitney Bowes MapInfo to Highlight the Future of Location Intelligence at MapWorld(R) 2008 User Conference
Annual User Conference to Provide In-Depth Sessions on MapInfo Professional; Company President to Deliver Key Note Speech on Future Corporate and Product Plans
LAS VEGAS, May 21, 2008 - Pitney Bowes MapInfo, the leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, announced that it will host MapWorld 2008, its 15th annual global user conference, on May 21-23 in Las Vegas. Pitney Bowes MapInfo will highlight the future of location intelligence and provide in-depth sessions on its products. MapWorld brings together executives, customers and industry experts from around the world for three days of highly informative events, including valuable networking opportunities, customer presentations and hands-on training sessions featuring MapInfo® location intelligence solutions.
MapWorld attendees will receive a preview of MapInfo Professional® v9.5, the latest version of the company’s flagship application for business mapping and analysis. Several sessions will focus on MapInfo Professional v9.5, including “Seven Ways to Grow with MapInfo Professional” and “The Future of MapInfo Professional.” MapWorld will also feature a focus group and feedback session on MapInfo Professional.
Pitney Bowes MapInfo customers will also learn more about the company’s direction and positioning. Michael Hickey, president, Pitney Bowes Software, will give a keynote on the strategic direction and vision of the company. Doug Gordon, managing director of strategy and industry management, will also present “The Best of Both Worlds for Customers and Partners” – a detailed overview of the product roadmap and its future direction.
“As the pioneer of location intelligence, I’m looking forward to meeting with Pitney Bowes MapInfo customers to learn more about how they are using our solutions to solve real business problems and drive better decision-making across their organizations,” said Hickey. “The interest in MapWorld continues to grow and this year’s conference is full of informative sessions and hands-on learning opportunities. Our customers will also get to learn more about the upcoming release of MapInfo Professional v9.5 and how it can help them gain the most business value from their location based data.”
About Pitney Bowes MapInfo
Pitney Bowes MapInfo, part of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), is the leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, integrating software, data and services to provide greater value from location-based information and drive more insightful decisions for businesses and government organizations around the world. The company’s solutions are available in multiple languages through a network of strategic partners and distribution channels in 60 countries. Visit www.mapinfo.com and www.pb.com for more information.
This press release contains forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties. Any statement not a statement of historical fact is a forward-looking statement, including without limitation statements concerning demand for and benefits of MapInfo products and integration of MapInfo products with existing solutions. Actual results could differ materially from those stated or implied in forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including those factors contained in the Company's most recent quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the heading "Risk Factors." MapInfo takes no responsibility to update any forward-looking statements.