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Certain Software

March 01, 2011 03:00 ET

Certain Software Growth Leads to Global Team Expansion

LONDON--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - CONFEX CONFERENCE -- Certain Software

  • Bill Blenkarn Joins Certain Software as EMEA Sales Director
  • Bill Taylor Takes on Role as Australasia Region Operations Manager
  • Team Expansion Will Support the Company's Core Technology and Sales Growth Initiatives

Today Certain Software announced that it has made two executive appointments to its global sales and management team. Bill Blenkarn joins as EMEA Sales Director and is based in the company's London facilities. Bill Taylor joins as Australasia Region Operations Manager, responsible for running day-to-day operations and serving as regional senior leadership representative for the entire Australasia region out of the company's Brisbane facilities in Australia.

With their proven business leadership and vast knowledge of the meeting and events industry, Blenkarn and Taylor will bring deep experience and knowledge to their new positions at Certain and make significant contributions that drive new business and help the company continue to meet and succeed its business goals.

"Certain's commitment to excellence in the events industry does not end with its products. We also pride ourselves on securing the world's best talent to evolve our business and serve our customers," said Peter Micciche, CEO of Certain Software. "We are proud to introduce two of the newest members of our team, Bill Blenkarn and Bill Taylor -- both are born leaders who strive to create a positive attitude across their teams and promote customer satisfaction."

Bill Blenkarn, EMEA Sales Director
Having worked within the events and meetings industry for over 12 years, Blenkarn has established himself as a strong sales leader in both events software and the events industry. 

In addition to leading the EMEA sales team for eTouches and Eventsforce, his experience includes events sales at Gartner and IDC. Bill brings to his role at Certain an understanding of each of the key stakeholder roles in events including professional conference organizers, executive sponsors and exhibitors. 

"Certain's clients include some of the most prestigious corporations, associations and professional conference organizers in Europe. I look forward to developing and expanding relationships with our customers in Europe, and to accelerating the company success in EMEA," said Blenkarn.

Bill Taylor, Australasia Region Operations Manager
Prior to joining Certain, Taylor held several key leadership positions in the event, retail and entertainment industries. In 2004 he took up a senior operations management position with the Melbourne Commonwealth Games Organizing Committee, where he successfully delivered key operations functions, resulting in the accreditation of approximately 55,000 Games participants. 

"Certain is at the forefront of the meeting and events industry and I am very proud to be a part of this highly innovative team. I look forward to applying my experience in the space to further build out the company and capitalize on its technology advances," said Taylor.

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Visit Certain Software At Confex 2011
Certain will demonstrate its meeting and events management software solutions at the International Confex 2011 conference, taking place March 1-3 in Earls Court, London. Please stop by Certain's Booth # G510 for a demonstration.

About Certain Software, Inc.
Certain Software® is the leading provider of event management solutions for the global meetings and events industry. Certain's innovative solutions deliver streamlined processes, reduced expenses, greater return on investments, and improved overall value of meetings and events to meeting and event professionals. Certain's event management solutions support a full range of events -- from small meetings and educational sessions, to large conferences and world events. Headquartered in San Francisco, Certain has operations and sales offices in North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Please visit

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