|[May 08, 2014]
Exact to Host the "Exact Macola Evolve Walks for Autism Speaks" Fundraiser Walk on Tuesday, May 13 in Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ohio --(Business Wire)--
a trusted advisor and a leading provider of ERP business solutions for
small-to medium-sized (SMB) manufacturing and distribution companies,
will host the "Exact
Macola Evolve Walks for Autism Speaks" physical and virtual 5k
fundraiser walk at its Columbus, Ohio offices on Tuesday, May 13, 2014
at 11:00am ET.
To date, the initiative has raised over $7,700 for Autism Speaks. Exact
will contribute an additional $5,000 match for a total of nearly $13,000.
In recognition of Autism Awareness Month in April, and in connection
with its customer conference, Exact Macola Evolve, held April 22 - 25,
2014, Exact has encouraged its employees, customers and partners to
participate in raising funds to benefit Autism Speaks' technology
initiatives which provide iPads and other devices to children and adults
with autism. The fundraiser wal has garnered participation from
participants throughout the United States and internationally.
Additional fundraising activities included a social
media fundraiser during the Exact Macola Evolve customer conference
in Grapevine, Texas, in which attendees were challenged to tweet using
the hashtag #ExactMacolaEvolve, with $1 donated to Autism Speaks for
"Exact exists not only to serve our customers with leading technology
solutions, but to help make leading technology available to assist those
within our community. I am thrilled and overwhelmed by the support that
the Exact Macola community has shown toward our fundraiser. We're
proving what a great impact we can make when joining together toward a
common goal," stated Alison Forsythe, Managing Director of Exact Macola.
The physical walk will take place on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11:00am ET
on the 1-mile track around the Exact offices at 8800 Lyra Drive in
Columbus. Participants who are not located in Columbus will take part in
a virtual walk, and are encouraged to tweet photos of their walk using
the hashtag #ExactMacolaEvolve.
Exact. And it all comes together.
Exact is a leading global supplier of business software. Since we began
in 1984, our focus has shifted from supporting financial processes to
providing a complete ERP offering for small and medium-sized businesses.
Innovative solutions such as Exact Globe, Exact Synergy (News - Alert) and Exact Online
support over 100,000 customers - local and international companies - in
the daily management of their business.
Exact develops industry-specific on-premise and cloud solutions for
manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, professional services and
accountancy. Exact is headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands, and has
been listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam as EXACT.AS since June 1999.
The company booked revenue of € 213 million in 2013.
For further information about Exact, visit www.exact.com
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