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China Sourcing Summit Attracts Nearly 400 Participants

Clients, providers, government officials come to Xi'an for event co-organized by ISG

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, announced today that nearly 400 clients, service providers and government officials attended an event it co-organized last week, the 7th China Software & Sourcing Summit.

The event was held in Xi'an, China, one of the country's five "pioneer cities" focused on the sourcing industry. It kicked off with a visit to the Xi'an Software Park Expo, one of China's first and most successful software and sourcing parks.

The first day featured a keynote presentation by ISG Chairman & CEO Michael P. Connors entitled "The State of the Sourcing Industry." Participants also enjoyed presentations and panel discussions on topics such as cooperation with high-tech zones in China, pricing models for global sourcing transactions and how to sell to the West.

"The global economy is undergoing unprecedented change and the sourcing industry is changing with it, and," Connors said. "China is playing a pivotal role in both of these shifts, which is why we were excited to co-organize this event."

ISG launched its operations in China in 2009. Since that time, the company has played an on-the-ground role helping clients, service providers and key government entities to accelerate the development of sourcing in China.

"We are helping global buyers engage with Chinese partners and opportunities and domestic buyers become familiar with the rules of the game when it comes to global sourcing transactions," Connors said. "This is helping Chinese cities and parks to mature and increase their reputation and visibility in the global sourcing market."

For more information on ISG and its expertise and capabilities related to China, please visit http://isg-one.com/web/china/.

About Information Services Group
Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III) is a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, serving more than 500 clients around the world to help them achieve operational excellence. ISG supports private and public sector organizations to transform and optimize their operational environments through research, benchmarking, consulting and managed services, with a focus on information technology, business process transformation, program management services and enterprise resource planning. Clients look to ISG for unique insights and innovative solutions for leveraging technology, the deepest data source in the industry, and more than five decades of experience of global leadership in information and advisory services. Based in Stamford, Conn., the company has more than 700 employees and operates in 21 countries.

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