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Attend Digital River Globalocity Conference to Gain Actionable Ideas to Grow Global Online Sales


MINNEAPOLIS — March 4, 2011 — Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), a leading provider of global e-commerce solutions, today announced its upcoming spring 2011 e-commerce conference, Digital River® Globalocity®, to be held May 17-19, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa in Huntington Beach, Calif. Filled with the latest e-commerce knowledge, strategies and techniques, as well as unmatched opportunities to forge marketing partnerships, Globalocity is the must-attend event for companies seeking to maximize their global e-commerce revenue.

Globalocity attracts front-line executives; e-commerce, e-marketing and business managers; as well as IT decision makers from around the globe. This year’s conference program includes over 35 e-commerce education sessions. The program features a panel discussion with executives from leading companies such as Kaspersky Lab, Lenovo and Autodesk, as well as presentations by some of the industry’s most forward-thinking thought leaders:

  • Charlene Li: Named one of the most influential women in technology, Charlene Li is founder of Altimeter Group and author of the New York Times bestseller Open Leadership: How Social Technology Can Transform the Way You Lead. She is widely recognized as a thought leader and guide on emerging technologies, including social, interactive media and marketing.
  • James Canton, Ph.D.: Named the “Digital Guru” by CNN, James Canton is a renowned global futurist, social scientist, author, business advisor and the chairman and CEO of the Institute for Global Futures. He is the author of The Extreme Future: The Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in the 21st Century.
  • Jeremy Gutsche: Jeremy Gutsche is an innovation expert and the founder of TrendHunter.com, the world’s largest network for trend spotting and innovation. Frequently sought after by the media for his opinions on the next big thing, Jeremy’s broad appeal ranges from The Economist to MTV.
  • Sucharita Mulpuru: Vice president and principal analyst at independent research firm Forrester Research, Inc., Sucharita Mulpuru is a leading expert on e-commerce, multi-channel retail, consumer behavior and trends in the online shopping space. She is also a noted authority on technology developments affecting the online commerce industry.

“Online commerce continues to evolve at a tremendous pace. Social media, app stores, mobile devices and an increasingly global marketplace are all profoundly affecting the way marketers sell goods and services,” said Joel Ronning, Digital River’s CEO. “We’re especially excited about Globalocity 2011 because of the range of experts who will bring insight and strategies to these, and many other, critical e-commerce topics.”

For more information or to register for Digital River Globalocity, please visit www.goglobalocity.com.

About Digital River, Inc.

Digital River, Inc., a leading provider of global e-commerce solutions, builds and manages online businesses for software and game publishers, consumer electronics manufacturers, distributors, online retailers and affiliates. Its multi-channel e-commerce solution, which supports both direct and indirect sales, is designed to help companies of all sizes maximize online revenues as well as reduce the costs and risks of running an e-commerce operation. The company’s comprehensive platform offers site development and hosting, order management, fraud management, export controls, tax management, physical and digital product fulfillment, multi-lingual customer service, advanced reporting and strategic marketing services.

Founded in 1994, Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate website, follow the company on Twitter or call +1 952-253-1234.

Digital River is a registered trademark of Digital River, Inc. All other company and product names are trademarks, registrations or copyrights of their respective owners.

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