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sdg Platinum Sponsor of 2016 Liferay North American Symposium

The Liferay North American Symposium is the largest gathering of Liferay developers, users, and customers in the western hemisphere. Liferay, the world's leading open source portal, was again named to Gartner's magic quadrant for horizontal portals in 2016.

Golden Valley, MN – September 24, 2016 – sdg will be a Platinum Sponsor of the 2016 Liferay North American Symposium in Chicago, Illinois on September 26-27. This premier event brings Liferay’s customers, leaders and partners together for expert sessions, hands-on workshops, networking opportunities, and keynotes from digital experience thought leaders.

Jon Helmberger, sdg’s Director of Open Source Services stated, "Liferay DXP creates new possibilities in delivering world class customer experiences. Our platinum sponsorship demonstrates our commitment to providing market-leading digital transformation solutions to our partners. We're deeply engaged members of the Liferay community and look forward to an outstanding conference.”

In addition to the platinum sponsorship, sdg consultants Andrew Gruhn and Jay Landro will lead an engaging presentation on building a culture of trust using Slack, a team collaboration and communication tool. Session specifics are available at

If you are planning on attending the Symposium, please drop by sdg's booth and say hello.

For further information, please contact:

Tara Mortenson
Global Marketing, sdg
Phone: 952.278.2500

About sdg

sdg (Solution Design Group, Inc.) is an employee-owned IT consulting and software application development firm. We are dedicated to business success through building long-term relationships with both our customers and our employees. Organized in three core practice areas, sdg's 130+ full-time employee consultants collaborate with customers to deliver end-to-end solutions. sdg is based in Golden Valley, Minnesota and nationally recognized for providing outstanding customer service and a unique, fun, and engaging environment for our employees.

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has named sdg a "Best Place to Work" 9 times. Back-to-back in 2014, 2015 and 2016 sdg was voted the #1 Best Place to Work in the Twin Cities for medium-sized companies.


About Liferay, Inc.

Liferay, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise open source portal and collaboration software products. They are recognized by Gartner in the Magic Quadrant and used by Fortune 500 companies worldwide, including Allianz, Barclay's, BASF, Cisco Systems, Lufthansa Flight Training, Société Générale, The French Ministry of Defense, and the United Nations. Liferay offers Enterprise Edition subscriptions, which provide access to emergency fixes, software updates, 24/7 support SLAs, and subscription-only features. Liferay also offers professional services and training to ensure successful deployments for its customers. Liferay, Liferay Portal, and the Liferay logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Liferay, Inc., in the United States and other countries.