Acquia Announces the Drupal Business Summit – Join the Social Business Revolution

Multi-city event for business leaders to discuss the power of Drupal in the enterprise

Woburn, MA – October 21, 2010 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced it will be hosting a first of its kind multi-city event, the Drupal Business Summit. Open source is powering a revolution on the social web - forward thinking organizations are now tapping into a passion for innovation driven by a global developer community. As of today, there are more than 710,000 people in 230 countries worldwide building incredible web experiences with open source Drupal.

Drupal Business Summit attendees will hear from leading brands including NY Stock Exchange, US Federal Government Services Administration, Zagat Survey, NY State Senate and The Taunton Press. These organizations will share insights on their experience using Drupal to build world-class social websites and the benefits that resulted. This one-day event will educate attendees on how they can put the social web to work for their business to communicate and engage with their global audience. Acquia will demonstrate Social Business software used to power corporate websites, social community sites and intranets, as well as showcase how successful marketing campaigns can be developed and executed with microsites and a microsite building tool.

Drupal Business Summit attendees will learn how to:
• Consolidate web strategies around one platform to manage a vast array of web engagement needs while gaining ROI
• Leverage superior innovation for social business software requirements
• Free yourself from the tyranny of proprietary software fees
• Anticipate future trends for the social web

“We have seen many name brand companies achieve amazing results with a Drupal powered web platform. Acquia is taking the initiative to organize a forum for these Business leaders to share their successes with the greater business community.” said Tom Erickson, CEO, Acquia. “I am thrilled with the collection of organizations and level of information that will be featured in the Drupal Business Summit program.”

Join the Revolution and attend the Drupal Business Summit in a city near you. The events will be held at the following locations – on November 9 at the Yale Club in New York City; on November 18 at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington DC, on November 30 at the Gleacher Center in Chicago and on December 2 at the W Hotel in San Francisco. Please visit http://revolution2010.acquia.com to register or to learn more about these events.

About Acquia
Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, helps organizations of all sizes build social publishing websites quickly, easily and with a lower total cost of ownership by leveraging Drupal, the open source social publishing platform that blends content and community. Our products, services and support enable companies to leverage the power, technical innovation and economic value of Drupal while simplifying the experience, removing the complexity and minimizing the risk. Please visit: http://acquia.com.
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