Pitney Bowes MapInfo and Group 1 Software Announce Interact 08 User Event


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Combined software unit’s inaugural conference, to be opened by Mike Hickey, President

Windsor, 25 March 2008 – Pitney Bowes MapInfo and Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software, the leading providers of location intelligence and Customer Communication Management solutions, today announce the details of Interact 08, the first-ever definitive event for its user community, taking place on 29-30 April 2008 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

The two-day event will bring together Pitney Bowes MapInfo and Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software users for the first time to hear from President Mike Hickey on the exciting and pivotal developments of the newly integrated organisation.

With over 30 ‘opt in’ sessions, the conference has been designed to maximise the time and interests of public and private sector delegates across industry sectors from retail and finance to local government and utilities. Each session has been carefully planned featuring selected key customer speakers, important technical updates and a raft of showcases. Product updates will include the unveiling of a new e-messaging service and the latest interactive document application, among others.

“Interact 08 is a truly compelling proposition for users from all sides of the organisation,” said John O’Hara, Executive VP, International, Pitney Bowes MapInfo.

“Location intelligence is coming of age, and this is the platform from which we will all be inspired to see previously untapped opportunities for customer and location technology integration.”

Customer insight will be given from a wide range of user organisations including Liverpool City Council, Coventry City Council, Slovak Telecom and West Midland Police, as well as industry experts like Steer Davies Gleave and WRC. A well considered agenda of technical workshops will provide valuable understanding of developments and integration opportunities across all flagship data, software and services, including Group 1 Software customer management tools (CCM and CDQ), GeoPlatform, Confirm and MapInfo Pro.

For more information, and to register, visit: www.interact08.co.uk


For further information, please contact:

Dina Morton/Josephine Ornago

Lindsell Marketing

Tel: +44 (0)207 402 0510

Email: [email protected]/[email protected]

About Pitney Bowes MapInfo

Pitney Bowes MapInfo, part of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), is the leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, integrating software, data and services to provide greater value from location-based information and drive more insightful decisions for businesses and government organizations around the world. The company’s solutions are available in multiple languages through a network of strategic partners and distribution channels in 60 countries. Visit www.mapinfo.com and www.pb.com for more information.

About Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software

Group 1 Software, Inc. (www.g1.com), part of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI),
turns data into results, providing innovative software solutions that enable our clients to better understand and connect with their millions of customers, prospects, and partners. Group 1 Software helps over 3,000 organizations maximize the value of customer data to improve profitability, increase effectiveness, and strengthen customer relationships, through consolidating, cleansing and enriching corporate data, and generating personalized business documents for multi-channel delivery, customer care and efficient business processing. Our comprehensive Customer Data Management (CDM) & Communication Management (CCM) solutions span from database to delivery, adding value to every aspect of communication and allowing clients to integrate intelligence throughout their mail stream. As part of Pitney Bowes (NYSE: PBI), a $6.1 billion company, Group 1 Software’s solutions are utilized by leaders in the insurance, financial services/banking, GIS/mapping, government, mail services, retail, telecommunications, utility, and other industries, including Entergy, ING, L.L. Bean, MapQuest, Microsoft, Safeco Insurance, Wal-Mart and Wells Fargo.

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