Birst Announces Birst FORWARD 2013

San Francisco, CA, – 

Birst Inc., the leader in cloud BI, today announced Birst FORWARD 2013, the company’s annual user conference, will be held on May 13-15 at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. Designed specifically for Birst users and partners, the education-focused event features hands-on training as well as best practices, keynotes, and expert panels that focus on fundamental BI concepts, emerging technology trends, and advanced Birst-specific capabilities.

In addition to distinct tracks for Birst administrators and business end users, the agenda is packed with workshops designed to prepare Birst customers to make smarter business decisions. Distinguished speakers include Hyoun Park, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research, and BI leaders from among Birst’s customers, including CBS Interactive, Rodan & Fields, and Hiperos.

Recently named a Challenger in Gartner’s 2013 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms, Birst has been recognized for its ability to provide significant value to organizations through its enterprise-caliber Cloud BI platform and received high scores from its customers for ease of use, great customer service, and excellent ROI.

“Birst is about delivering real business results for our customers and partners. Fast,” said Brad Peters, CEO and Co-founder at Birst. “We do this by delivering the most innovative BI platform and then providing the support and infrastructure to help them succeed with their BI projects. Birst FORWARD 2013 is one component of this infrastructure to facilitate the sharing of knowledge about business intelligence and Birst.”

WHAT: Birst FORWARD 2013 Annual User Conference
WHEN: May 13-15, 2013
WHERE: Hyatt at Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA

Birst FORWARD 2013 sponsors include Analytics8, Cervello, EigenX, ForeFront, Keen, Nebula Partners, Primitive Logic, SnapLogic, TriCore Solutions and 3coast. For registration information and conference agenda, please visit

About Birst
Birst is the only enterprise-caliber Business Intelligence platform born in the cloud. Less costly and more agile than Legacy BI and more powerful than Data Discovery, Birst is engineered with an automated data warehouse and rich, visual analytics, to give meaning to data—all types and sizes. Coupled with the agility of the Cloud, Birst gives business teams the ability to solve real problems. Fast. Find out why Gartner named Birst a Challenger in its most recent BI Magic Quadrant and why more than a thousand businesses rely on Birst for their analytic needs. Learn to think fast at and join the conversation @birstbi.

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For more information, contact:
Stacey Burbach
Point Communications Group for Birst, Inc.