|[October 08, 2013]
Sonic Foundry to Webcast ACTIVE Network™ Leaders Forum & Product Summit
MADISON, Wis. --(Business Wire)--
Sonic Foundry (News - Alert), Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted leader for video content
management and webcasting
solutions, today announced the company's Mediasite platform will be used
to webcast ACTIVE
Network™ Business Solutions' Active Leaders Forum &
Product Summit this week in Champions Gate, Fla.
The conference, which takes place Oct. 9 to 10 at the Omni Orlando
Resort, is aimed at event industry leaders and gives an interactive and
engaging summit about the future of event technology from ACTIVE
Network. The Mediasite Events team will capture select sessions for live
and on-demand playback. During or after the summit, registered attendees
can watch sessions on any computer or mobile device.
Donny Neufuss, Sonic Foundry's senior account manager for Event
Services, will present, "Mastering Hybrid Events: Best Practices for
Leveraging Event Tech to Reach Live and Virtual Audiences" at 1:30 p.m.
on Oct. 10.
"Providing our attendees with access to live, online conference sessions
via Mediasite allows us to reach a worldwide audience that is unable to
attend our event in-person," said JR Sherman, senior vice president and
general manager of ACTIVE Network's Business Solutions Group. "In this
way, people can access the knowledge shared at the event on-demand well
after it ends. We're happy to work with Sonic Foundry on this event."
Sonic Foundry announced
a strategic alliance with ACTIVE Network last year to provide an
integrated conference solution for associations and meeting
professionals. This pairs Mediasite Events webcasting services, which
delivers live and on-demand streaming to remote audiences through their
desktop or mobile devices, with ACTIVE Network's Business Solutions
portfolio, which serves customers of all sizes with a single technology
suite for their event management needs.
"Sonic Foundry's collaboration with ACTIVE Network is designed to create
more flexibility and options to meeting and event planners in order to
reach more people through hybrid events," said Gary Weis, chief
executive officer of Sonic Foundry. "We're excited to continue to pursue
opportunities that realize our shared vision of streamlined, scalable
Mediasite Events empowers clients to produce successful, high quality
online experiences that score rave audience reviews and achieve event
goals. Powered by the award-winning Mediasite webcasting platform,
Mediasite Events provides turnkey video streaming services, delivering
worry-free video streaming and webcasting for thousands of hybrid and
live events of all sizes every year.
ACTIVE Network™ Business Solutions Group
ACTIVE Network™ is powering the next generation of SMART EVENTS™ through
its Business Solutions technology suite, which provide intelligent data
and insights designed to increase potential revenue growth, deepen
attendee engagement and gain efficiency. Customers of all
sizes-including small and medium-sized businesses, enterprise
corporations, associations, tradeshows and expos-benefit from a single
technology partner for all of their event
management needs. The Business Solutions technology suite
includes ACTIVE Conference™ for large flagship conferences, ACTIVE
RegOnline™ for attendee management solutions, ACTIVE StarCite™ for strategic
meetings management and event expense management, and the ACTIVE
Marketplace™ to connect events with suppliers. For more information on
ACTIVE Network Business Solutions please visit www.ACTIVEevents.com.
About ACTIVE Network™
ACTIVE Network™ (NYSE: ACTV) is the leading provider of Activity and
Participant Management™ solutions. Our leading ACTIVE Works cloud
platform scales to meet the needs of our customers, large and small, and
makes managing and operating all types of activities, events and
organizations smarter and more efficient. We power over 55,000 global
customers and build leading vertical technology applications for the
markets we serve. ACTIVE Network was founded in 1999, is headquartered
in San Diego, California, and has offices worldwide. For more
information, visit www.ACTIVEnetwork.com
or follow us @activenetwork.
About Forward-Looking Statements
The Active Network, Inc. cautions you that the statements included in
this press release that are not a description of historical facts are
forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities
laws. Any such statements are subject to substantial risks and
uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially from those
expressed in these forward-looking statements. More detailed information
about The Active Network, Inc. and the risks and uncertainties that may
affect the realization of these forward-looking statements is set forth
in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC (News - Alert)). These
filings may be read free of charge on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.
You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking
statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. All forward-looking
statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement
and The Active Network, Inc. undertakes no obligation to revise or
update this press release to reflect events or circumstances after the
© 2013 The Active Network, Inc. All rights reserved. ACTIVE
Conference, ACTIVE Marketplace, ACTIVE Network, ACTIVE StarCite, and
SMART EVENTS are trademarks of The Active Network, Inc. All other
trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.
About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.
Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO) is the trusted market leader for enterprise
webcasting solutions, providing video
content management and distribution for education, business and
government. Powered by the patented Mediasite
webcasting platform and webcast
services of Mediasite Events, the company empowers people to
advance how they share knowledge online, using video webcasts to bridge
time and distance, enhance learning outcomes and improve performance.
© 2013 Sonic Foundry, Inc. Product and service names mentioned herein
are the trademarks of Sonic Foundry, Inc. or their respective owners.
Certain statements contained in this news release regarding matters
that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. Because
such forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, actual
results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such
forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to
differ materially include, but are not limited to, uncertainties
pertaining to continued market acceptance for Sonic Foundry's products,
its ability to succeed in capturing significant revenues from media
services and/or systems, the effect of new competitors in its market,
integration of acquired business and other risk factors identified from
time to time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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