OPEN TEXT SIGNS TWO-YEAR PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP DEAL WITH HENRY STEWART EVENTS
Open Text’s Artesia Digital Media Group Takes Lead Role in
Premier Industry Conference Series
London, England, September 15th, 2008 – Henry Stewart Events, the market-leading provider of conferences and exhibitions for the Digital Asset Management (DAM) industry, announced today that Open Text, a global leader in enterprise content management (ECM), has signed a two-year sponsorship deal that makes its Digital Media Group, Artesia, the exclusive Platinum Sponsor for Henry Stewart’s flagship events in Los Angeles and New York, from November 2008 until mid 2010. As part of the deal, Open Text will also be exhibiting at Henry Stewart’s annual London conference.
“We are delighted to have signed this agreement with Open Text,” said Peter Doolan, Sponsorship and Exhibitions Manager at Henry Stewart Events. “As the market leaders in this space, it is only natural for them to take the lead role in the DAM industry’s premier conference series.”
The sponsorship agreement will continue to push Open Text to the forefront of the Digital Asset Management industry and will firmly reinforce the company’s position as the leading provider of DAM solutions. Damian Saccocio, Global Vice President of Marketing and Product Management for Open Text’s Artesia Digital Media Group said, “Open Text’s recent acquisition of Corbis Media Management (formerly eMotion) makes our DAM solutions even more compelling, and the Henry Stewart events provide a perfect platform for sharing that story with the industry.”
“Henry Stewart’s Digital Asset Management conferences and exhibitions have been instrumental in facilitating an exchange of ideas among DAM users, vendors, consultants, and analysts over the years,” continued Mr. Saccocio. “This multi-year sponsorship agreement reflects our shared commitment to growing the DAM industry and shaping the evolution of DAM technology.”
John Gaylor, Managing Director of Henry Stewart Events, said “We very much welcome Open Text’s support of Henry Stewart’s Digital Asset Management events. Their sponsorship is a testament to Henry Stewart’s position as the leading industry event for DAM and the new digital supply chain. We look forward to working with the Open Text to further build their brand over the next two years.”
Open Text’s Leadership in Digital Media Solutions
Artesia, Open Text’s Digital Media Group, is a leader in enterprise and hosted DAM solutions, bringing a depth of experience around rich media workflows and capabilities. Artesia DAM, an award-winning and proven solution, is the choice of leading companies such as Time, General Motors, Discovery Communications, Paramount, HBO and many more.
Artesia announced the latest version of its industry-leading digital asset management software Artesia DAM 6.8 in February. (www.opentext.com/news/pr.html?id=2005). For more information about Artesia, the Open Text Digital Media Group, go to: www.opentext.com/digital-media-solutions.
About Henry Stewart
Since 2001, Henry Stewart’s portfolio of Digital Asset Management events have established themselves as the leading industry meeting for DAM and the new digital supply chain. Over 7,000 attendees from broadcast, entertainment, marketing, advertising, publishing and government have benefited from the case study-driven, practical advice of Henry Stewart’s conferences, while 140 different sponsors and exhibitors have participated in the co-located expo. Henry Stewart hosts annual shows in New York, Los Angeles, London and Amsterdam, with new one day briefings being launched in Chicago and Atlanta. Forthcoming shows include :
Atlanta Briefing September 23, 2008
Chicago Briefing October 27, 2008
Henry Stewart LA November 10-11, 2008
Press and Media enquiries: Please contact Peter Doolan, Sponsorship and Exhibitions Manager, Henry Stewart Events, +44 20 7092 3483 firstname.lastname@example.org