Professional Pricing Society Announces Partnership with PROS -- PPS Accepting PROS Pricing Certification Awards to Certified Pricing Professional Program

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PPS has added PROS as a new Pricing Technology Expert, exhibitor and sponsor of upcoming PPS conferences and webinars in the US and Europe. In addition, PROS customers will benefit from the partnership as the over 100 pricing practitioners who have earned PROS Pricing Level 1 & 2 Certification Awards are automatically eligible to transfer their credits to the Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) program credits offered exclusively by the Professional Pricing Society.

In addition to our leading price optimization software products, our customers appreciate the level of pricing expertise PROS brings to their organization with innovative and industry-leading programs.

The Professional Pricing Society (PPS), the leading global organization dedicated to pricing education and PROS (NYSE: PRO), a world leader in B2B pricing and revenue optimization science and software, today announced a new partnership.

PPS has added PROS as a new Pricing Technology Expert, exhibitor and sponsor of upcoming PPS conferences and webinars in the US and Europe. In addition, PROS customers will benefit from the partnership as the over 100 pricing practitioners who have earned PROS Pricing Level 1 & 2 Certification Awards are automatically eligible to transfer their credits to the Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) program credits offered exclusively by the Professional Pricing Society.

"We are pleased to have PROS as a Pricing Technology Expert member and look forward to working closely with both them and their customers. Pricing practitioners who have achieved PROS certification awards have an excellent foundation for continuing their education to become Certified Pricing Professionals," said Kevin Mitchell, President & CEO, Professional Pricing Society.

Mitchell also added: "PROS will join a great group of sponsors and Pricing Technology Experts from around the globe. We have long-standing and strong relationships with our Sponsors and I am sure PROS will enjoy being part of PPS. Their first event as a sponsor this year will be at The PPS 20th Annual Fall Pricing Workshops & Conference in Orlando, FL on October 21-23, 2009 followed by our 5th Annual Conference on European & Global Pricing in Brussels on November 25-26, 2009.

In addition, PPS will host a webinar presented by PROS on October 6, 2009 with title: Aligning Your Organization to Achieve Pricing Excellence: Performance Management & Price Optimization

"This partnership with PPS is a great example of how PROS works with leading pricing communities to offer unique and value add experiences," noted Andres Reiner, EVP, PROS. "In addition to our leading price optimization software products, our customers appreciate the level of pricing expertise PROS brings to their organization with innovative and industry-leading programs."

About PROS
PROS Holdings, Inc. is the leading provider of pricing and revenue optimization software products, specializing in price analytics, price execution, and price optimization. By using PROS software products, companies gain insight into their pricing strategies, identify pricing-based profit leaks, optimize their pricing decision making and improve their business processes and financial performance. PROS software products implement advanced pricing science, which includes operations research, forecasting and statistics. PROS high performance software architecture supports real-time high volume transaction processing and allows PROS to handle the processing and database requirements of the most sophisticated and largest customers, including customers with 100's of simultaneous users and sub-second electronic transactions. PROS provides professional services to configure its software products to meet the specific pricing needs of each customer. PROS has implemented over 200 solutions across a range of industries in more than 40 countries.

Founded in 1985, PROS is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Today, PROS has over 350 employees, more than 100 with advanced degrees and over 25 with Ph.D.s. To follow PROS' blog on this topic and to view PROS video blog entries, please visit http://www.pricingleadership.com. For a complete schedule of all upcoming PROS webinars please visit the PROS corporate website, http://www.prospricing.com.

About Professional Pricing Society
Founded in 1984, the Professional Pricing Society (PPS) serves thousands of members, representing leading industries all over the world. The Society's mission is to nurture a growing community of professionals committed to disseminating pricing expertise throughout the business world. PPS is the only professional organization to offer a pricing certification program, and offers its Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) program via online and live event workshops. Publications distributed to members include an eight-page monthly newsletter and a 36-page quarterly journal. Further, the PPS website (http://www.pricingsociety.com) is a central resource for state-of-the-art pricing knowledge and hosts a job site where professionals can post or review new opportunities in the industry. PPS also maintains a Pricing Blog at and a Pricing Group on LinkedIn.

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