August 27, 2009 09:42 ET

Inforum 2009 Brings Together Infor Customers, Experts and Partners to Drive Business Innovation

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - August 27, 2009) - Infor's annual user conference, Inforum 2009, is the backdrop for a two-day discussion of enterprise software innovation that enables mid-market companies to improve operations and bolster profitability. Held October 20-21, this year's conference will be hosted virtually, allowing a greater number of customers to interact with Infor experts and peers through product-focused educational sessions, networking opportunities, multimedia demonstrations, and post-session question and answer forums.

Inforum is the largest annual gathering where Infor customers, partners and experts connect and learn about innovative technology developments designed to help companies solve today's complex business challenges, while reducing total cost of software ownership (TCO) and maximizing their return on maintenance. The conference will feature approximately 90 sessions in 14 different tracks and include discussion on Infor's product roadmaps, solution-specific training and customer case studies. Registration for the event begins September 14, 2009.

Highlights of Inforum 2009:

--  Keynote, Chairman and CEO Jim Schaper will share his thoughts on
    improving performance by driving business innovation Tuesday, October 20 at
    11:00 a.m. EDT
--  Solutions Expo, a high-energy interactive environment where attendees
    can visit Infor and partner booths, participate in live chats and
    presentations, access product information, view video demonstrations, and
    download valuable business information into a virtual "briefcase" on their
--  Networking Square, a central conference networking space designed to
    promote online group discussions and one-on-one live chats with members of
    Infor's product management team and other users

"As the recent economic climate has shown, the most innovative and successful companies are those with a robust technology infrastructure that enables them to dynamically adapt to market fluctuations while providing the flexibility to maximize performance in good times and in bad," said Jeff Abbott, vice president, field and solutions marketing, Infor. "Inforum 2009 offers outstanding networking and educational opportunities and will deliver the insights, tools and strategies that will engage, inspire and empower our customers to achieve new levels of business performance through software innovation from Infor."

Additional Resources

--  Inforum 2009 Website -
--  Infor Blog "Inforum 2009: A Real Event for You, Our Customer, in a
    Virtual World" -

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Infor acquires and develops functionally rich software backed by thousands of domain experts and then makes it better through continuous innovation, faster implementations, global enablement, and flexible buying options. In a few short years, Infor has become one of the largest providers of business software in the world. For additional information, visit

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