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American Cancer Society - Hope Lodges Sign 29th Contract to Implement SoftBrands Systems
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Aug. 3, 2009 - SoftBrands, Inc. (NYSE Amex: SBN), a global supplier of enterprise application software, announced today the American Cancer Society's North Phoenix Hope Lodge will be the 29th Hope Lodge to implement SoftBrands' Epitome property management system.
"We are extremely proud of our partnership with the American Cancer Society and Hope Lodges as they continue to expand," said Jo Masters, senior vice president and general manager, SoftBrands Hospitality. "It is an honor to be associated with such a great organization that provides help to patients and families in their time of need. We are proud that we have been able to help them take our Epitome Property Management System and adapt the application for their lodging requirements."
The American Cancer Society currently operates 28 Hope Lodges throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. The ACS Hope Lodge North Phoenix will be the 29th facility and is scheduled to open in fall 2009.
"SoftBrands has been our technology provider for more than three years and the relationship continues to grow as we add new facilities into our portfolio," said Kristen Solt, vice president Hope Lodge Network. "We utilize the Epitome property management system at our Hope Lodges to help streamline the reservation process and standardize our operations."
About American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community based voluntary health organization. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state division and more than 3400 local offices. Learn more about ACS, what we do, and our plans for the future at www.cancer.org
About SoftBrands Hospitality
SoftBrands Hospitality (www.softbrands.com/hospitality) provides central reservation, property management and business intelligence software that can be centrally managed to support many properties within a hotel chain, as well as easy-to-use solutions that can be installed on-site at an independent hotel. SoftBrands is committed to the hospitality industry, and is an active member of OTA, HTNG, HSMAI, HFTP, HEDNA, AH&LA and PHMA.
SoftBrands, Inc is a leader in providing software solutions for the businesses in the manufacturing and hospitality industries worldwide. The company has established a global infrastructure for distribution, development and support of enterprise software, and has approximately 5,000 customers in more than 100 countries actively using its manufacturing and hospitality products. SoftBrands, which has approximately 740 employees, is headquartered in Minneapolis with branch offices in Europe, India, Asia, Australia and Africa. Additional information can be found at http://softbrands.com.