SOURCE: Callidus Software Inc.

September 18, 2007 07:07 ET

Callidus TrueConnection Conference Features Dynamic List of Industry Experts and Speakers on Sales Performance Management

Early Bird Registration Rates Still Available

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - September 18, 2007) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), a leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), today announced details of its annual Callidus TrueConnection® conference (CTC). The event is being held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego from Sunday, November 11 through Wednesday, November 14, and will be the industry's leading conference on the most-effective SPM practices used in the business world today. Early Bird registration for the event is still available and offers discounted rates for participation.

For its attendees, the conference provides an exclusive perspective on the impact of sales performance management, when used as a strategic and competitive advantage. CTC's focal point is the impact that Callidus' SPM software has on enterprises that implement its cache of products. Attendees will learn how to best fast-forward their company's sales performance and incentive compensation management systems, accelerate responsiveness to changing market demands, and how to broaden access to vital financial data. Participants will learn from sales performance luminaries and discover proven strategies for fast-forwarding their sales incentive plans to drive revenue -- gaining first-hand knowledge of Callidus' ever-growing offering of SPM solutions.

Considered to be an ideal setting for industry experts, analysts and sales professionals looking to share insight into the latest trends and strategies facing companies today, this year's conference offers an array of highly regarded experts and speakers. The event will feature keynotes from Steven Levitt, the acclaimed author of bestseller "Freakonomics," Michael Dunne, research VP at Gartner, Inc., Jim Steele, president of worldwide sales and distribution at, Timothy Chou, author of "The End of Software," and Mark Gorman, strategic research advisor for insurance at TowerGroup.

Expanding the experience, the conference boasts more than 50 breakout sessions, covering a wide spectrum of topics that impact SPM in today's economy. Issues such as different aspects of strategic planning, analysis and management, execution and sales compensation plans will also be covered extensively. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from industry experts about sales management best practices at global companies. Presenters are subject-experts from companies including Accenture, Barclays, HSBC Securities, Lenovo, Novell, SAP, Sun and Telus, to mention only a few. Finally, TrueConnection will feature a variety of networking opportunities throughout the event and hands-on labs, offered exclusively to Callidus customers.

To register for the event and for a conference agenda, please visit: http://www.calliduss

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About Callidus Software

Callidus Software ( (NASDAQ: CALD) is a leading provider of on-premise and on-demand Sales Performance Management (SPM) solutions to global companies across a broad range of industries. Our software allows innovative enterprises of all sizes to strategically manage incentive compensation, set quota targets, administer producers, and align territories, resulting in improved sales and distribution performance. Over 1.7 million salespeople, brokers, and channel representatives have their sales performance managed by Callidus Software's products.

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