Atlas Air, Cox Communications, Kraft Foods, Northrop Grumman among Those To Present at BlackLine Annual User Conference, Partner Forum in New Orleans

AGENDA ALSO TO FEATURE SPEAKERS FROM GLOBAL CONSULTING FIRMS; PRE-CONFERENCE EVENT PLANNED WITH HABITAT FOR HUMANITY TO HELP REBUILD HOMES DESTROYED BY HURRICANE KATRINA

Calabasas, Calif. – Nov. 10, 2010 Financial software provider BlackLine Systems will be hosting its Annual User Conference and Partner Forum next week from Sunday to Wednesday, Nov. 14 to 17, 2010, in New Orleans. Approximately 200 attendees from around the globe are registered. Leading consulting firms Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and Resources Global Professionals each have representatives signed up for the 4-day event.

Speakers include finance department executives from BlackLine Fortune 100 client companies Kraft Foods and Northrop Grumman. The jam-packed agenda also features speakers from many of BlackLine’s other industry leading clients such as Atlas Air, Cox Communications and Wrigley. Aubrey Daniels, renowned author of “Bringing out the Best in People: How to Apply the Astonishing Power of Positive Reinforcement” will deliver the keynote speech.

Through a joint event with Habitat for Humanity, company employees and interested clients and partners will volunteer their time the day before the conference begins to help rebuild homes lost in the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. BlackLine will be making a donation on behalf of the group and encourages others to contribute, as well.

At the BlackLine Annual User Conference, customers from around the world are given an opportunity to:
BlackLine’s 2nd Annual Partner Forum will be held on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, just before the Annual User Conference kicks off. A day-long session is planned designed to update partners on current channel activities and provide an overview of BlackLine’s 2011 Partner Channel Program direction.

  • Learn best practices from BlackLine’s team of experts
  • Hear how experienced users from other companies creatively use BlackLine
  • Preview upcoming software enhancements
  • Directly influence the product direction going forward

For more information, contact Howard Goldstein at howard.goldstein@blackline.com.

About BlackLine

Founded in 2001, BlackLine Systems was the first to develop and offer a commercially available Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation solution. An experienced provider of software to companies from the Fortune 100 to beyond the Fortune 1,000, BlackLine provides quick-to-implement, scalable and easy-to-use applications that automate the entire financial close process to help improve financial controls for companies of all sizes. BlackLine software applications complement existing Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

BlackLine offers clients its enterprise-class software in a simple and easy to use OnDemand/SaaS platform. With a proven track record and a commitment to customer success, BlackLine seeks to reduce the burden the financial close places on accounting and finance professionals. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com.

Media Contact:
Kimberly Uberti
Director of Corporate Communications
BlackLine Systems
310-721-6850
kimberly.uberti@blackline.com

Customer Contact:
Howard Goldstein
Director of Marketing
BlackLine Systems
818-223-9008
howard.goldstein

MEDIA CONTACT:

Ashley Dyer
Sr. Public Relations Manager
P. 818.936.7166
E: ashley.dyer@blackline.com

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