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September 07, 2010 08:00 ET

CGS Teams With Simpson Healthcare to Offer Virtual Events Solutions for Health Sciences Industry

CGS VirtualEvents365 Has Formed a Strategic Alliance With Simpson Healthcare to Develop a Robust Interactive Communications Platform to Deliver and Manage Virtual Events and Communities for the Health Sciences Industry

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 7, 2010) -  Computer Generated Solutions, Inc. (CGS), through its VirtualEvents365(SM) business unit, has formed a strategic alliance with interactive medical communications agency Simpson Healthcare Executives, LLC to develop a robust interactive communications platform to deliver and manage virtual events and communities for the health sciences industry. Under the agreement, the companies will develop a unique, industry-focused virtual event and community solution while also promoting each other's distinct products and services to healthcare providers, medical associations, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and health insurance organizations.

According to CGS Senior Vice President Michael Wilding, "This partnership creates a synergy that benefits health sciences clients through a single solution for industry-specific content and delivery. It also enables CGS VirtualEvents365 to more closely align our solution with the needs of the health sciences industry by addressing their various unique challenges. The time is ripe for health sciences organizations to adopt innovative social media solutions such as CGS VirtualEvents365 to bring together and interact with their many stakeholders."

Simpson Healthcare manages and disseminates relevant, high-quality clinical information by offering brand and franchise strategy, thought-leader identification and engagement, scientific content development, meeting management, training and advisory boards, communication management, and video development.

"Simpson Healthcare is excited to partner with CGS and leverage their VirtualEvents365 platform," stated CEO Kelly Angelini. "CGS's heritage in training and virtual events combined with our expertise in customized healthcare communications solutions targeting healthcare providers will deliver a unique virtual platform for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry to successfully engage both their internal teams and external customers."

VirtualEvents365 is an online virtual event and community solution that enables companies to interact with customers, business partners, and employees through live and on-demand web sessions in a 3D-like online environment. Event content options include keynote addresses, presentations, panel discussions, workshops, product demonstrations, sponsored exhibits and more.

About Simpson Healthcare
Founded in 1998, Simpson Healthcare Executives, LLC is an established interactive healthcare agency whose 50+ employees provide the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical diagnostic and device industries with a wide range of services in support of overall marketing strategies. The products and services provided enhance a company's value for the benefit of the stakeholders, while simultaneously disseminating new biomedical knowledge for the benefit of healthcare providers and their patients. Simpson's high-quality, creative, strategic solutions are delivered with unparalleled customer service, and include KOL and interactive brand development, advisory boards, speaker bureaus, live/virtual speaker training, content development, interactive patient case videos, sales force training, and community live events. For more information please visit www.simpsonhealthcare.com.

About CGS VirtualEvents365
CGS VirtualEvents365 is the global leader in virtual event solutions for corporate events, demand generation marketing events & launches, corporate e-learning, virtual job fairs, virtual conferences and virtual tradeshows. This innovative platform builds on CGS's 25-plus years of excellence in developing technology-based solutions for more than 3,500 organizations worldwide. For more information please visit www.virtualevents365.com.

About CGS
For over twenty-five years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through technology. With global delivery capabilities, expertise across leading platforms and deep experience in multiple industries, CGS has become the IT partner of choice for thousands of organizations worldwide. CGS delivers a wide array of proprietary and third-party business applications, technology and business services, outsourcing solutions and learning & communications platforms. Headquartered in New York City, CGS maintains a worldwide presence with 20 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information please visit www.cgsinc.com.

Contact Information

  • Rob Derby
    Vice President, Worldwide Marketing
    Computer Generated Solutions, Inc.
    +1 (212) 261-2063
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