Merlin Software to Advance to Contributing Sponsor for GNEX 2013 Timeshare and Fractional Conference

The vacation ownership resort software provider will increase its involvement in Perspective Magazine’s third annual timeshare and fractional industry event.

Orlando, FL, December 07, 2012 --( Perspective Magazine announces that Merlin Software has increased its level of involvement from Exhibitor to Contributing Sponsor level for GNEX 2013.

The resort software company, who had already confirmed as an Exhibitor earlier in the year, will now have the best of both categories by adding a Contributing Sponsorship level to its corporate presence in the uniquely designed Networking Lounge. Merlin Software, who gained new clients from the GNEX 2012 Conference, will now have expanded visibility for the event to be held in Beverly Hills during February 3-6, 2013.

“GNEX 2012 was a great success for Merlin. Not only did we gain new clients from around the world as a direct result of exhibiting but winning Best Technology at the Perspective Awards event was a wonderful accolade and a great boost for the team,” said Mike Pnematicatos, CEO, Merlin Software

Merlin Software has been leading the way in cloud computing for over ten years with 100% web-based software. Cloud computing provides resorts with the latest, most advanced and mobile technology today - and at a fraction of the cost of traditional software solutions. Merlin is the leading provider of Software as a Service for the vacation ownership industry and provides a range of integrated, secure, online software applications for all types of vacation ownership business. Marketing, sales, front office, accounting and property management are all included.

This phenomenal event has set new standards of excellence for conferences in the timeshare and fractional industry, with leaders from across the world set to gather for the Third Annual Global Networking Expo - GNEX 2013 and the Perspective Magazine Awards at the world renowned Beverly Wilshire – A Four Seasons Hotel.

Fantastic panel discussions will give every attendee the opportunity for their voice to be heard during interactive sessions designed to create solutions for the major issues facing the vacation ownership industry. Executives from six continents will bring extensive global knowledge under one roof and create an entire room full of experts that will share their insights for the benefit of everyone in attendance.

The conference will “kick off” with an amazing Super Bowl party and feature Hollywood-styled nightly social functions along with the presentation of the Perspective Magazine Awards, sponsored by Holiday Systems International, where attendees will gather for an elite Black-tie Gala Dinner as nominees vie for recognition of excellence in over 30 categories.

“Merlin Software has been a great supporter of GNEX events and has witnessed the growth of the conference during our first two years – having attending both of our previous events. Merlin has seen the benefits first hand and we are very pleased they have chosen to increase their commitment to become a Contributing Sponsor in 2013,” said Paul Mattimoe, president and CEO, Perspective Group.

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Sponsors and supporters of GNEX 2013 to date include:
Dial an Exchange, Holiday Systems International, Interval International, RCI, Oombaga, Travel To Go, Blue Strawberry Resorts, Resort Television, Leisure Logistics, Lloydshare Limited, CustomerCount, Emirates Vacation Club, Merlin Software, Stewart Vacation Ownership, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific, Alliances That Work, Dream Vacation Network, Equiant Financial Services, SFX Preferred Resorts, TrackResults Software, Timeshare Training Today and Christel House International as Charity of Choice.

About Merlin Software
From fixed week timeshare resorts and points clubs to fractional and private residence clubs, Merlin's software functionality provides a single software solution for today's resort business. Developed as state-of-the-art Business Application Software, Merlin is web based and served across the internet. Users can access their accounts securely via a web browser from anywhere, at any time without the need of expensive or complicated hardware installations.

Merlin's interactive functionality allows companies to integrate the software with their current websites for online bookings, rentals and payments. Members can transact in real time with their management company, accessing the same data and with all activities written back directly into Merlin.

Merlin, the leading industry online software provider, delivers software directly to users through the internet using the new technology of Cloud Computing. According to chief software developer Mike Pnematicatos "Merlin is resource light, incredibly intuitive and allows unlimited users and multiple locations to access the software securely in real time from anywhere in the world. It enables resorts and hotels to benefit from time and cost savings - yet still be at the cutting edge of internet technology."

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Steve Luba