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March 02, 2010 09:02 ET

HR Technology® Conference & Exposition Names Marketwire as Official Newswire

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2010) - Marketwire will serve as the official newswire for the 13th Annual HR Technology® Conference & Exposition, the world's largest exposition of human resource (HR) technology products and services, to provide conference organizers and participating organizations with distribution of press releases, media advisories, product announcements and related news.

The event provides a vital source of knowledge and information on HR issues and is an opportunity for attendees to learn directly from experts and senior practitioners who are putting technology to work for their organizations. The HR Technology Conference & Expo takes place September 29 - October 1, 2010 at Chicago's McCormick Place, and registration is now open to the public.

Marketwire will make available to all conference sponsors, exhibitors and attendees:

  • A 15 percent discount for press release distribution through Marketwire's High Tech Hot Spots newsline, which delivers news to high-tech media outlets throughout the US;
  • Complimentary SEO Enhanced service, which allows users to indicate specific meta keywords and phrases, along with anchor text hyperlinks to their desired web pages for increased web visibility

"The HR Technology® Conference and all our hundreds of exhibitors benefit from our partnership with Marketwire," says co-chairman Bill Kutik. "New attendees are attracted by their press release distribution services, and their virtual newsroom is a great source of information for HR practitioners already attending in Chicago."

"We are pleased to partner with the HR Technology® Conference and Exposition and its participants for their news distribution needs," said Sylvie Harton, vice president, Marketwire. "Leveraging our respective strengths via this partnership is mutually beneficial for all parties: the HR and technology sectors, event partners and Marketwire for the development and delivery of accurate and timely information.

If you are an exhibitor, sponsor or attendee, take advantage of Marketwire's special offer. For further information, contact your local Marketwire office.

About the HR Technology® Conference
Called "the world's best conference on HR technology" by Dave Duffield, founder of Workday and PeopleSoft, the conference's complete program will be available at www.HRTechnologyConference.com. Follow the HR Technology® Conference & Exposition on LinkedIn,Twitter and Facebook.

About Marketwire
The only fully integrated North America-based global newswire, Marketwire, Inc. is a full-service partner to IR, PR and MarCom professionals seeking top-tier press release distribution, media management, multimedia and monitoring solutions. Marketwire's customer-centric corporate philosophy focuses on being the best by infusing every aspect of its business with the following core attributes: precision, adaptability, innovation and simplicity.

Marketwire delivers its clients' news to the world's media and financial communities, fulfilling disclosure requirements in North America in compliance with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), and serving as Primary Information Provider (PIP) with the UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA). With a reputation for technology leadership, Marketwire offers innovative products and services -- including Social Media, Search Engine Optimization, Dashboard Mobile Financial, News Dashboard coverage reports, exclusive access to networks such as the Canadian Press Wire Network, Easy IR and Easy PR workflow solutions, and more -- that help communication professionals maximize their effectiveness while ensuring accuracy and best practices. Having merged companies (Market Wire and CCNMatthews) in April 2006, and enjoying a combined history of 25 years of service, Marketwire is now majority-owned by OMERS Private Equity, which manages the private equity activities of OMERS Administration Corporation and today has $4 billion of investments under management. The group's investment strategy includes the active ownership of businesses in North America and Europe. For further information visit: www.omerspe.com.

Marketwire distributes the majority of press releases issued by publicly traded companies in Canada and serves more than 11,000 clients worldwide through 20 offices on four continents. For more information, visit us at http://www.marketwire.com/.

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