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


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:

  • 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

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.

For more information, contact Howard Goldstein at

About BlackLine

BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralising and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize enterprises.  Designed to complement ERP and other financial systems, BlackLine’s cloud platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management and accounting automation.

BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance and Accounting by centralising key functions within a single, unified cloud platform. Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities. BlackLine helps companies modernise accounting operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close.  To date more than 2,800 companies with users in over 130 countries around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.

BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions.

Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney servicing its 14 global locations.For more information, please visit


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