SOURCE: Eloqua

Eloqua

October 28, 2009 10:48 ET

Eloqua Experience 2009 to Serve as Forum on Marketing Leadership and a Community for Success

Global User Conference Draws Attendees From Around the World

VIENNA, VA--(Marketwire - October 28, 2009) - When combining advanced technology with a room full of the world's top brands and marketing executives, the result is a powerful think tank teaming with ideas about the next generation of marketing. Eloqua, the category leader in marketing automation, is bringing together these elements during its second annual international user conference, Eloqua Experience 2009. The event will gather innovative marketers from twelve countries for three full days at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco from November 2-4 to share marketing best practices, network and generate winning ideas to enhance success.

The conference features keynote speakers David Meerman Scott, marketing strategist and author of "Worldwide Rave," and Joe Payne, marketing expert and CEO of Eloqua. Additionally, many of the industry's most influential research analysts, including Laura Ramos, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester, and Tony Jaros, vice president at Sirius Decisions, will present their views and insights on current trends and opportunities in marketing.

"Eloqua Experience 2009 brings together the most successful marketers in the world to create a strong network and benefit from one another's experiences," said Joe Payne, CEO, Eloqua. "Eloqua customers are innovative brands -- from small businesses to global corporations. In this environment, our users can share, innovate and learn from our proven expertise and from one another to create a community for success."

With a packed agenda of customer and industry insider presentations, the conference offers attendees exceptional networking and learning opportunities to solving the business challenges posed to today's marketing and sales organizations. This year's event offers educational tracks for every level of Eloqua user from new Risings Stars to the experienced Rocks Stars and the executive suite. A few of the key topics for discussions and workshops include:

-- Using Digital Body Language to Maximize Campaign Response

-- Paving the Road for More Actionable Analytics

-- Demand Generation 2.0 - The New Marketing Organization

-- Marketing Leadership in the New Global Economy

"The Eloqua Experience conference serves as a great opportunity to learn from others about their successes and best practices," Ken Evans, director of marketing, Iron Mountain. "We came home from last year's event energized with new ideas for the use of tools, technology and process to increase marketing effectiveness and efficiency. This is a must-attend event for us."

Eloqua Experience 2009 also plays host to Eloqua's third annual Marketing Awards, or Markies. These awards will be announced at a special dinner on Tuesday, November 3rd. The Markies are an annual competition that recognizes marketers who have delivered significant results from their marketing programs. For more information please visit http://www.eloquaexperience.com/content/marketingawards.

Anyone can follow Eloqua Experience 2009 through the Twitter hashtag #EE09, the company's blog Eloqua Artisan or its Facebook Fan Page, which will feature video showcasing seminars and workshops.

With a global user base of more than 30,000 marketing professionals in 33 countries, Eloqua is the category creator and most experienced provider of marketing automation solutions that help drive marketing and sales success.

Registration and Speaker Submission information

To register for Eloqua Experience 2009 or for speaker submission information, please go to http://www.eloquaexperience.com.

About Eloqua

Eloqua is the category-defining marketing automation leader and provider of best practices expertise for marketers around the world. The company's mission is to make its customers the best marketers on earth. Thousands of customers from leading companies such as American Express, Aon, Apple, Fifth Third Bank, Dow Jones, Fidelity, Seagate and Sybase rely on the power of Eloqua to execute, automate and measure programs that generate revenue. Eloqua helps companies read and decode their buyers' Digital Body Language™, thereby improving the quality and quantity of sales leads, increasing marketing effectiveness, and accelerating the selling process. Eloqua is headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, with offices in Toronto, London, Singapore and throughout North America. For more information, please call 866-327-8764 or email demand@eloqua.com.

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