Press Release

PROS to Showcase Data-Driven Smart Applications at Manufacturing Pricing Excellence Conference

HOUSTON, May 19, 2015 – PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced its participation and sponsorship of the Manufacturing Pricing Excellence Conference. The event, scheduled for May 20-22 in Barcelona, will be held at the Barcelo Sants hotel. PROS will spotlight the breadth of its enterprise product portfolio at the event.

PROS Vice President of Business Consulting, EMEA, Michael Immenschuh will participate in a pricing roundtable discussion on Thursday, May 21, at 1:20 p.m., sharing best practices for successful pricing implementations.

Immenschuh will also participate in a pricing track on May 21, at 4:25 p.m., titled “The Pricing and Sales Professions – Where We Have Come From and Where We Are Going.” He will discuss how new approaches are accelerating the adoption and success of pricing initiatives; involving customers in the pricing decision; and capitalizing on a data-driven approach to pricing and selling.

“Companies in the manufacturing industry are looking for strategies to help them protect and grow their market share while seeking new opportunities to reach their customers,” said PROS EMEA General Manager Sebastian Mamro. “By analyzing data, companies can gain valuable insight on how to price products and deliver a better customer experience. This event provides outstanding opportunities for us to meet with customers, partners and thought leaders, and share ideas and best practices. We look forward to showcasing how PROS smart applications can help deliver on innovations in pricing and help pricers outperform in their business.”

During the conference, PROS customer Perstorp will also share its pricing expertise through a series of interactive speaking engagements:

  • Perstorp Group Executive Vice President, Regions and Group Management, and Perstorp AB President Mikael Gedin will participate in a panel on Thursday, May 21, at 11:45 a.m., titled “CEO, CMO and CSO Take the Stand – the Benefits of Pricing Leadership.” The panelists will discuss whether a company’s pricing function should reside within sales, marketing, finance or other groups.
  • Perstorp AB Vice President of Performance Excellence & Change Management Mikael Ekblad will participate in a breakout session on Friday, May 22, at 11:10 a.m. titled “Studio Pricing – Innovation in Pricing.” While many companies use cost or competition as the main basis for setting prices, this session will share details on how innovation in pricing tactics, strategy and in organizing the pricing function can have a substantial and immediate impact on profitability.

To learn more about PROS, visit the 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 www.pros.com.

 

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 big data, pricing and sales software and its current expectations of the benefits of big data, pricing and sales 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 big data, pricing and sales needs and the risks associated with the complex implementation and maintenance of big data, pricing and sales 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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Media Contacts:
Sheila Watson
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713.335.5287

James Garber
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617-960-9875            

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