Avalara to Sponsor Exhibit Extravaganza at Retail Realm’s 2013 Retail Technology Conference

Leading provider of sales tax automation services in the cloud will sponsor the exhibitor showcase at Retail Realm’s upcoming Microsoft Dynamics global conference in Las Vegas.

Sonoma, CA, December 06, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Retail Realm (www.rrdisti.com) announces that Avalara (www.avalara.com) will participate in the 3rd annual ‘Microsoft Dynamics Retail Technology’ conference (Jan. 25 – 27, 2013 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas) as an exhibitor, presenter, and key sponsor. A market leading provider of sales tax automation services in the cloud, Avalara will sponsor the event’s "Exhibit Extravaganza"—a dedicated time that enables Microsoft Dynamics resellers, ISV providers, industry professionals, and retailers to browse and network with presenters, exhibitors, and Microsoft executives at the event. It marks the second year that Avalara has sponsored this conference, which includes focused session tracks pertaining to Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System (RMS), Next Gen RMS, POS2009, and AX for Retail.

For almost a decade, Avalara has pioneered the service-based platform for tax automation and emerged as the dominant player in this market by leading the automation effort for financial, ecommerce, POS and mobility applications for businesses. Their AvaTax solution automates tedious, high risk/no reward sales tax calculation and compliance tasks so businesses can focus on more valuable activities. Seamlessly integrated with the Microsoft Dynamics AX solution, AvaTax works in the background and ensures fast, accurate, reliable, and affordable management of the sales tax process—from calculation and reporting, to filing and remittance.

On Saturday night, midway through the conference weekend, attendees at the Exhibit Extravaganza will enjoy hosted drinks and appetizers while they visit the exhibits. Companies who have already signed on as exhibitors and/or presenters include: Microsoft, BlueStar, Dinerware, Mercury, Retalon, RMS Fusion, NitroSell, Naveego by Safety Net, Keykode, Avalara, Shift4 Corporation, Retail Technology Limited, bLoyal, nChannel, PayPros, New West Technologies, MS-POS, 24Seven Cart, Retail Hero, and more.

“Avalara and Microsoft have a long standing relationship, and have taken part in numerous collaborations through the years,” said Matt Grattan, director of National Ecommerce and SDK Sales at Avalara. “We’re pleased to help build new and existing relationships within the Microsoft Dynamics community through our sponsorship of the Exhibitor Extravaganza. It’s an exciting event and reflects our commitment to the Microsoft Dynamics team.”

About Avalara: Founded in 2004, Avalara helps thousands of customers worldwide stay focused on their success by providing a fast, easy way to manage indirect taxes that is as accurate and affordable for small and mid-size businesses as it is for large corporations. Avalara’s web-based solution seamlessly integrates into more than 200 accounting and business applications that span all platforms, including enterprise resource planning (ERP), ecommerce, point of sale (POS), mobile (smart phone applications) compliance (tax returns), and customer relationship management (CRM) systems. Avalara is a founding member and Certified Service Provider of the Streamlined Sales Tax initiative and has been named as one of the fastest-growing companies in America. Visit www.avalara.com.

About Retail Realm: For almost two decades, Retail Realm is a multinational company specializing in creating and managing a portfolio of vertical business software solutions that are marketed worldwide through a community of resellers. Headquartered in Sonoma, California, with offices around the world, Retail Realm is a leading distributor of Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System (RMS) and Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail. The company has also adopted additional add-ons and stand-alone products developed by leading companies that enhance or integrate with RMS and/or AX. Contact sales@rrdisti.com or visit www.rrdisti.com.
Retail Realm Distribution
Cori Linder