SC is the International Conference for
 High Performnance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis

• Overview• Registration• Hotels• Conference Bus Schedule• Local Resources• Booth Staffing• Electronic Digitization of Collateral Materials• Entertainment • Event Planning & Management• Logistical and Technical Support• Marketing Collateral• Media Outreach Services• Photography• Podcast Production• Printing and Packaging• Promotional / Giveaway Items• Public Speaking Programs• Speaker Training Workshops• Video Production / Filming• Video Live Streaming• Writing Services • For International Attendees

Marketing Collateral

Barney and Associates

Barney and Associates specializes in technical writing, web content, training and a wide-range of marketing writing such as brochures, white papers, scientific reports, data sheets, case studies, success profiles, articles and web content. Our team has extensive experience working with a wide-variety of high-tech clients in the areas of networking, semiconductors, circuit boards, electronic design automation (EDA) and software. Let us help you with your writing or web content needs.

Linda Barney, President

Bonnie Gilchrist Events / Gilchrist & Associates Marketing Communications

With nearly twenty years' experience in working with the supercomputing industry and HPC community, our firm has created events across the country ranging from VIP receptions to those involving thousands of attendees. We're based in Portland, Oregon and familiar with the less known and more interesting venues that will ensure a memorable event for your guests. We'll handle all logistics, including transportation, catering, invitations, and entertainment. Let us create the event that your guests will count as one of the highlights of SC09. Gilchrist & Associates handles all aspects of Marketing Communications - from writing to design to layout to production.

Bonnie Gilchrist, President

iSoftStone, INC.

iSoftStone is a Northwest marketing leader, offering specific services for SC09 attendees:

  • Speaker training workshops (for presenters)
  • Booth graphics — design and production / signage / printing
  • Electronic digitization of collateral materials, placing them on CD or jump drive for distribution at the show (should you wish to save on printing costs and the environmental impact of producing/shipping pieces)
  • Interactive demos and tools
  • Content, including writing and production of all collateral such as case studies, whitepapers, positioning pieces, etc. (video and written)

David Sly

LeadSpoke, Inc.

We all know successful marketing campaigns do not just happen. They rely on numerous factors, including careful planning, proper support and flawless execution. We make sure these activities are carried out in a timely and efficient manner. At LeadSpoke, we offer lead qualification and data management services in every major market in North America. We provide pre-tradeshow appointment-setting and post-show lead qualification. LeadSpoke works as a direct extension of your marketing and sales team to quickly identify and process near-term sales opportunities.

Greg Wease, President

Liaison Inc.

Maximize your exposure at SC09 through the development of strategic company or product announcements, meetings with the HPC industry’s most influential editors and journalists, and customized placement for high-profile speaking opportunities. Liaison Inc. will help you create your story, and communicate it effectively to the key influencers in the HPC market.

Portland-based Liaison Inc. is about high-quality service and results, and takes pride in offering PR services tailored to meet your specific business needs. Whether your company is interested in a short-term tradeshow presence or a long-term product campaign, Liaison will draw from our extensive experience within the HPC market to develop a tailored PR campaign that optimizes your results and increases your presence within the industry.

Liaison offers a multitude of services including media relations, press material and whitepaper development, presentation building, social media execution, event management, and strategic planning and industry analysis.

Heidi Lowell, President and Founder

Owen Media, Inc.

Owen Media specializes in HPC media relations and has supported clients at SC since 1997. With offices in Seattle, Boston and Portlands Pearl District, the agency serves global IT brands. Owen Media schedules press and analyst briefings for HPC executive spokespeople, writes collateral and press materials, provides media training, facilitates interviews and handles all follow-up through to article placement.

Paul Owen


Western Marketing, Inc.

Let Western Marketing be your go-to resource for local support during SC09. We've been active with SC since Reno '89 supplying logistical and technical support, and we're located in Portland so we know the area and local suppliers. We know Portland, we know SC. Get to know us!

Bill Merchant


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