Press Release

Experts and Thought Leaders to Showcase How Pricing, Sales Effectiveness Drive Better Performance, Improved Customer Experience at PROS Outperform Americas

Featuring Bausch + Lomb, Brasil Foods, Cargill, Cardinal Health, Ciena, HP, Panduit and Western Union

HOUSTON, March 5, 2015 – PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced an impressive array of high-profile speakers for its annual Outperform 2015 conference, the premier event for pricing, sales and revenue management leaders. The North America conference – which features more than 20 sessions – is scheduled for March 11-13 at the Hilton Americas Houston, the four-diamond luxury convention hotel located in the country’s fourth-largest city.

Microsoft is this year’s Outperform Premier Sponsor, with Accenture as the Presenting Sponsor. PROS also proudly welcomes sponsors Infare Solutions, Simon-Kucher & Partners, Salesforce, SpringCM and the Professional Pricing Society.

Outperform brings together best-in-class thought leaders; seasoned pricing, sales and revenue management practitioners; and business-to-business industry experts for interactive sessions and networking, all focused on how they are using data to fuel their growth. Guests will have opportunities to exchange ideas, and share their viewpoints and successful methodologies.

“Organizations are looking for new ways to drive growth, and Outperform is the venue where sales and pricing experts meet to share real-world insights about how to fuel their revenue engines,” said PROS Chief Marketing Officer Patrick Schneidau. “Our customers, partners and guests will share first-hand experiences and successes in helping their organizations deliver exponential business value. We appreciate our customers, partners and the select industry thought leaders who will join us for what promises to be another great event.”

Outperform 2015 adds new dimensions, including five pre-conference training classes that will be held on Tuesday, March 10. Participants can select from a variety of offerings that range from hands-on product fundamentals to executive seminars geared toward project management best practices.

The conference features an exclusive Airline Forum, tailored specifically to the interests of those in airline revenue management. For travel organizations interested in sales and pricing discussions, travel is prominently highlighted throughout the conference. PROS airline and travel industry experts, and airline industry peers, will meet for a full day of interactive discussions with small groups that can engage directly with presenters and peers to discuss practical matters relevant to day-to-day operations and longer-term strategies.

The conference features an impressive array of speakers. Participants at Outperform 2015 will have an opportunity to hear first-hand from PROS customers, executives and thought leaders who will share their insights and experiences: 

Outperform speakers will cover relevant, thought-provoking discussions related to pricing, sales effectiveness and revenue management in their organizations:

  • Turning Configure-Price-Quote Into a Powerful Revenue & Profitability Generator
  • Using Pricing to Radically Transform Sales Effectiveness & Profitability
  • Applying Profit-Maximizing Revenue Management Strategies for Today’s Most Complex Business Challenges
  • Leveraging Pricing to Transform Your Business & Your Career
  • Optimizing Pricing to Negotiate Sales with Confidence
  • Tips, Techniques & Insights from the Sales Operations Trenches

To register or gain additional insights about this thought-provoking industry event, visit the website.

To learn more, visit the PROS website.

About PROS

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a big data software company that helps customers outperform in their markets by using big data to sell more effectively. We apply years of data science experience to unlock buying patterns and preferences within transaction data to reveal which opportunities are most likely to close, which offers are most likely to sell and which prices are most likely to win. PROS offers big data solutions to optimize sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 40 industries. PROS has completed over 800 implementations of its solutions in more than 55 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 1,000 professionals around the world. To learn more, visit

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the functionality and benefits of PROS software products. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon PROS historical experience with CPQ software and its current expectations of the benefits of CPQ software for organizations that implement and utilize such software. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described herein include the addressability of an organization’s CPQ needs and the risks associated with the complex implementation and maintenance of CPQ software such as PROS software products. Additional information relating to the uncertainty affecting the PROS business is contained in PROS filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements represent PROS expectations as of the date of this press release. Subsequent events may cause these expectations to change, and PROS disclaims any obligations to update or alter these forward-looking statements in the future, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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