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The Global Sourcing Forum + Expo Debuts its Largest Number of Exhibitors and a Stellar Lineup of Blue Chip Sponsors

The Global Sourcing Forum + Expo, the premier industry event focusing on sourcing, today announced the exhibitors and sponsors for its flagship annual show, which takes place November 11 to 12, 2009, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. The event will feature almost 100 exhibitors, representing the largest, most-diverse cross-section of players in the sourcing industry gathered in one location. In addition, show attendees can visit with vendors representing more than 25 countries and regional showcases for Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe, Far East Asia, and India. The show also features 23 sponsors, including IBM, Sun Microsystems, HCL, and Politec Global IT Services, as well as location representatives from South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and Asia.

This year’s show program includes more than 50 sessions along three tracks – strategy, foundation, and best practices – to allow attendees to learn the trends, best practices, and expected future developments that will help their companies thrive in turbulent economic times and navigate a global business environment. Attendees will be able to participate in a number of key networking, power lunch, and connections events, designed to allow them to act on conference learning and developments.

The show acknowledges the following sponsors, which are vital in contributing to the success of this year’s show:

Platinum Sponsors:
IBM
Politec Global IT Services
Sun Microsystems

Gold Sponsors:
Avasant
Basis
Czech ICT Alliance
Ericpol
Export Promotion Bureau Bangladesh
Global Equations
HCL
Invest in Poland
Jamaica Trade & Invest
L&T Infotech
Open Sesame

Featured Destination Sponsors:
Pro Export Columbia
ITIDA (Information Technology Industry Development Agency)

Additional Sponsors:
Bleum – Conference Track Sponsor
Brazil IT – GSFE Reception Sponsor
ESC – Sponsor
Invest Chile Corfo – Keynote Sponsor
New Brunswick, Canada – Global Connections Lounge Sponsor
Outsourcing Malaysia – Keynote Sponsor
Pro Chile – Keynote Sponsor

A pre-show workshop on Global Sourcing will take place on Tuesday, November 10, from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. at the Westin New York Times Square. The GSFE opens on Wednesday, November 11, at 9:00 a.m., with Plenary Sessions from Discovery, ITIDA and Deloitte.

To register for the event, visit: http://gsfe.outsource-world.com.

About Global Sourcing Forum + Expo

The Global Sourcing Forum + Expo is the world’s premier conference and exposition focusing on trends, best practices and success strategies for business process and IT outsourcing. The Forum and Expo combines intensive educational sessions, best practices and new trends from emerging and established companies, academics, thought leaders and representatives from more than 25 locations globally, to form the most comprehensive gathering of sourcing in the world. For more information, visit http://gsfe.outsource-world.com/; blog: http://blog.outsource-world.com/; Twitter: @gsfe.

About OutsourceWorld

OutsourceWorld is an organization and event organizer focused on driving business development in the outsourcing industry. As the premier pure play business trade platform focused on executives who have a need to outsource business services, OutsourceWorld's primary purpose is to enable commerce between buyers and sellers across diverse geographies. Founded by a team of business development professionals, OutsourceWorld is able to bring a deal-driven mentality to its conferences. In addition to industry exposure, OutsourceWorld's clients gain valuable strategic insight and guidance to support their individual business goals. The company’s premier event is the Global Sourcing Forum + Expo, which offers a global perspective on business process and IT outsourcing.

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