October 9, 2014 -- Emeryville, CA. Innovative announced today that the Polaris Users Group (PUG) has convened its 13th Annual Meeting in Liverpool, NY. With an attendance of close to 300, the three-day event provides an opportunity for presentations and lively dialog between Innovative and this important segment of its user base. More than 50 Innovative staff members are participating, including those from the Executive Team, Product Management, R&D, and Customer Support. Innovative is the primary sponsor and exhibitor of the independent user group event, which also attracts 16 other exhibitors including 3M, Bibliotheca, and ChiliFresh.
The PUG Annual Meeting also provides attendees with over 40 presentations by both PUG members and Innovative Staff. At the opening session, Innovative's Executive Team provided updates on the company and its products, as well as a look ahead at its future direction. Addressing the Opening Session were Kim Massana, CEO; Leif Pedersen, SVP of Product Management, R&D, and Marketing; Bill Schickling, VP of Global Sales; and Jodi M. Bellinger, VP of Customer Support.
"As usual, I am impressed by the level of enthusiasm and participation as well as the dynamic presentations by the attendees," says Bill Schickling, VP of Global Sales. "Innovative Staff are eager to demonstrate the latest capabilities of products such as the Polaris ILS and Polaris Leap. Most importantly, we are demonstrating our commitment to the continued support and development of the products that PUG members rely on and use day in and day out."
For more on PUG see: www.polarisusersgroup.org.
Innovative (www.iii.com) is dedicated to providing leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers one of the broadest and most complete portfolios of library automation products on the market today. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative serves thousands of libraries in 66 countries and has offices around the world.