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AGI GeoCommunity '12: Esri UK announced as Platinum Sponsor

The AGI is extremely pleased to announce that Esri UK is an AGI GeoCommunity '12 Platinum Sponsor.

AGI GeoCommunity '12: Sharing the Power of Place will be held at East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham on 18 - 20 September 2012.

AGI GeoCommunity is the largest and most comprehensive independent conference in the UK digital mapping and geospatial calendar. The conference provides real insight and leadership in current geographic information and location based issues via a range of keynote addresses and conference papers as well as by hands on training and face to face delegate networking.

Esri UK is part of ESRI global business network and provides solutions, technology and services including off the shelf applications built on the ArcGIS software suite and an extensive range of consulting and training services. Esri solutions meet a range of business needs in different markets including Business, Local & Central Government, Public Safety, Utilities and Telecommunications, as well as catering for system integrators and application developers through the Esri Developer Network.

Judith Pugh, Corporate Programme Manager, Esri UK stated: "Esri UK are pleased to support AGI GeoCommunity ’12 as Platinum Sponsors. AGI GeoCommunity '12 is a key event for Esri UK and provides the opportunity to share knowledge with a forward-thinking and innovative community of professionals.  Applying geographic business intelligence to understand business challenges and organisational needs can help to shape a more resilient and sustainable future."

"This is major early support for AGI GeoCommunity '12. Esri UK has long been associated with the AGI annual conference as a high-level sponsor and supporter. We are delighted to welcome Esri UK back to AGI GeoCommunity in 2012 and are certain that the presence of this geospatial industry leader will be a huge draw for conference delegates" added Chris Holcroft, AGI Director & CEO.

More about AGI GeoCommunity '12

The AGI GeoCommunity series has a proven reputation as a 'must-attend' event for a range of service delivery managers and information management and technology professionals. Previous delegates and speakers have been drawn from Central and Local Government, Utilities, Health, Emergency Services, Infrastructure, Insurance, Marketing, Business Intelligence, Finance and Technology sectors.

AGI GeoCommunity '12 will open on the 18th September with the popular pre-conference 'Icebreaker' evening event and offer two full days of thought leadership, practical education, knowledge transfer and real world best practice and case studies.

AGI GeoCommunity ‘11 attracted 450 delegates. The residential format, introduced in 2007, is now well established and the event has proven its growth and sustainability. Feedback from last year ’s delegates indicated that 97% of those polled thought the event offered value for money and 89% felt it fulfilled their expectations. 97% said the venue was ‘good’ or ‘excellent. A full report of delegate feedback is available on the AGI website.

AGI GeoCommunity '12 will also offer a select number of sponsorship spaces to showcase new products and services and network with delegates both at the sponsors' exhibition pods and in the conference sessions and social events. Prices are frozen for existing sponsorship packages and a new category has been created for Small Business and Education Members, plus companies that are AGI members can get additional booking discounts. The conference format will offer our sponsors an unrivalled opportunity to meet and network with the key practitioners and influencers across government and the commercial sectors.

AGI GeoCommunity Website: www.agigeocommunity.com

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