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Jena, August 10, 2009 – Today, Intershop Communications AG announces another major customer win. The Munich International Trade Fairs Group has purchased comprehensive e-commerce software licenses and consulting services from Intershop. Currently the MMI is expanding its business and will market its capacities more intensively on the basis of an Enfinity Suite 6 platform. As the first part of the project the ticket portal will go live already within a few weeks. This will be followed by the world-wide roll out. In addition, the extension of a number of further online offerings is planned. Customers of the Munich International Trade Fairs Group then can configure and book their stands online for all fairs organized by MMI. Besides the booth construction this includes the required infrastructure, security services, booth logistics and an array of further offerings related to the trade-show presentation. Existing systems for ticket sales, registration, and exhibitor services will be integrated into the new platform are connected to it.
Elke Wendel-Lander, Head of IT at MMI points out: „With its concept for our specific requirements and its long list of successful customer projects Intershop has convinced us absolutely and scored well above other offerings. The Intershop team is the only one that is able to entirely implement the project in the time and budget required. After a successful going live of our trade show platform we are planning to move step by step all our online initiatives to Intershop technology.”
The Munich Trade Fairs International Group (MMI) is one of the world`s leading organizers of trade fairs. It organizes some 40 trade fairs for capital goods, consumer goods and new technologies. More than 30,000 exhibitors from over 100 countries and more than two million visitors from more than 200 countries participate in fairs and exhibitions in Munich each year. In addition, MMI organises trade fairs in Asia, Russia, the Middle East and South America.
Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISH2) is the leading independent provider of omni-channel commerce solutions. Intershop offers high-performance packaged software for internet sales, complemented by all necessary services. Intershop also acts as a business process outsourcing provider, covering all aspects of online retailing up to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers, including HP, BMW, Würth, and Deutsche Telekom run Intershop solutions. Intershop is headquartered in Jena, Germany, and has offices in the United States, Europe, Australia, and China. More information about Intershop can be found online at www.intershop.com.
This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial and operational performance of Intershop. Actual events or performance may differ materially from those contained or implied in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties that could lead to such difference could include, among other things: Intershop's limited operating history, the unpredictability of future revenues and expenses and potential fluctuations in revenues and operating results, significant dependence on large single customer deals, consumer trends, the level of competition, seasonality, risks related to electronic security, possible governmental regulation, and general economic conditions.