BlackLine To Host 2nd Annual Partner Forum in Australia To Serve Growing Base of APAC Clients

Sydney, NSW, Australia – Aug. 17, 2010 Financial software provider BlackLine Systems will be hosting its second annual Partner Forum in Australia this week, as part of the company’s ongoing effort to better serve its large and growing base of clients in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.

The BlackLine APAC Partner Forum will be a half-day event in Sydney on Friday, Aug. 20, 2010. Local representatives from leading consulting firms are among those registered to attend.

A team of BlackLine experts will lead discussions focusing on how partners can help bring BlackLine’s account reconciliation and financial close software to more companies in the APAC region. Specific topics include developments at the company, the state of the market and training and certification courses available to partners.

The BlackLine APAC Partner Forum comes on the heels of BlackLine’s first-ever APAC User Conference where more than 70 finance/accounting department executives from BlackLine’s local client base are gathering this week for events in Melbourne and Sydney. Representatives from BlackLine customers BP and Kimberly-Clark will be presenting at each of the User Conference events alongside BlackLine team members.

The Partner Forum also follows the recent launch of BlackLine’s new Partner Implementation Certification Training Program – an intensive 3-day course that equips partners with the tools and knowledge needed to deliver the same level of world-class service that companies have come to expect from BlackLine.

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 secure 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@blackline.com

MEDIA CONTACT:

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

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