Press Release

PROS to Showcase Big Data Applications for Pricing and Sales Effectiveness at Professional Pricing Society Conference

HOUSTON, March 17, 2014 – PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced its participation in the 25th annual Professional Pricing Society (PPS) workshops and conference. The PPS spring event, scheduled April 29-May 4, will be held at Chicago’s InterContinental O’Hare Hotel. PROS plans to spotlight the breadth of its product folio, including its enterprise product platform of pricing, sales effectiveness and rebate solutions; Step, a big data application designed for mid-size companies; and CPQ solutions from Cameleon Software, a PROS company.  

PROS Strategic Consultant Charles Sweeney will lead a conference breakout titled “Optimizing Value Through the Channel” in the “Pricing Experts” track on May 2 at 1:00 p.m. CDT. He will offer a systematic process for understanding how to gain and maintain pricing power strategies with channel partners. Sweeney will provide a framework that helps participants move beyond gut feel, anecdotal insights and historical precedent, toward a channel structure and strategy based on quantified value and deep insights.

“We always appreciate the opportunity to gather with customers, partners and thought leaders who regularly attend the PPS conferences,” said PROS Chief Marketing Officer Tim Girgenti. “More companies are recognizing that technology is fast becoming a must-have to outperform peers when it comes to the discipline of pricing. The market is moving faster, product portfolios are expanding, competition is increasing, sales channels are more demanding, and market volatility continues. All of this puts more pressure on pricing teams to deliver better results. We look forward to sharing best practices on how to make pricing easier, faster and smarter.”

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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 28 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 600 implementations of its solutions in more than 55 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 800 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 pricing and big data software. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon PROS historical experience with pricing and big data software, and its current expectations of the benefits of pricing and big data software for organizations that implement and utilize such software. 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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