SOURCE: Certain Software, Inc.

Certain Software, Inc.

June 16, 2009 10:00 ET

Certain Software® Announces Certain Sourcing™ -- RFP Site Selection for Meeting Planners

Certain Sourcing™ Provides Meeting Planners a Personalized RFP Site Selection Solution

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2009) - Certain Software, Inc., the leading event management software solution for meeting and event planners, announces Certain Sourcing™, a site selection RFP tool for meeting planners which will streamline the hotel and venue sourcing process. Certain Sourcing is a complete software application for the management of RFPs, (Request for Proposals), site search, hotel evaluation, and contract process for meetings. Certain Sourcing has been developed by meeting planners -- for meeting planners, and reflects over 50 years of experience in the meetings and events industry. Certain Sourcing is a web-based strategic software solution that helps meeting and event planners make informed decisions about which venues and suppliers best serve the specific needs of their meetings.

"Certain Software is pleased to introduce new tools specifically geared toward meeting planners for site selection and RFP," says Brett Weigl, Director of Product Management at Certain Software. "Certain Sourcing offers the ability for planners to consolidate supplier contact management, RFPs and responses, meeting spend, and contract negotiation all in one application. Meeting planners can implement a Strategic Meeting Management Program (SMMP) across their organization now with Certain Meetings, Certain Sourcing, and Certain Registration, all working together to provide a cohesive 360-view of the enterprise for their organization's meetings and events."

"Our customers have been asking for RFP and site selection capabilities," says James A. Pappas, President & CEO of Certain Software. "With Certain Sourcing, they now have the ability to plan, implement and manage their meetings with one integrated software suite for the complete meetings management process. Certain Software offers consolidation and Strategic Meetings Management solutions combined with the best online registration software for the meetings and events planning industry with Certain Registration®."

About Certain Software

Certain Software is the global leader in event management software for the meetings and events planning industry. Certain offers two product lines to help meeting and event planners streamline and automate their event planning process: Certain Registration® and eventsPro™. Certain provides online registration, meetings management, travel and housing, attendee management, surveys, RFP and site selection, email communications, continuing education tracking, reporting and secure payment processing.

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