Accenture Opens New Office in Calgary, Alberta

Leading-edge collaborative technologies tailored to theneeds of employees 
and clients 
CALGARY, Feb. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Accenture today opened a new office in downtown 
Calgary, featuring the latest technology to help employees collaborate and 
connect with clients, and each other, locally and around the world. 
As a leader in effective workplace strategies, Accenture's move to a new 
location in Calgary comes with the latest collaborative 
technologiestodrive productivity, including: 


    --  A "walk up and connect" technology experience that merges
        furniture and technology to help teams access and share
        information in one meeting through large-screen sharing
    --  A unified laptop communications platform that connects people
        everywhere with instant messaging, voice, video and online
        meetings
    --  Telepresence: delivers a "like being there" virtual meeting
        experience, with high-definition video and rich, pitch-perfect
        audio

"Our office showcases a wide range of collaborative workspaces and 
technologies and helps leverage Accenture's ability to connect with the best 
talent worldwide," said Luke O'Regan, managing director of Accenture's 
operations in Calgary. "The opening of this new office supports our efforts to 
help businesses in Alberta - and around the world - achieve high performance."

In keeping with Accenture's commitment to conducting business in an 
environmentally sustainable way, the Accenture office in Calgary is 
eco-efficient, using sustainable and environmentally friendly operational 
practices, and materials such as Forest Stewardship Council certified wood, 
carpet tile with up to 68 percent recycled content, and flooring that is Green 
Label Plus certified by the Carpet and Rug Institute.

Jeff Melanson, president of The Banff Centre, will be the keynote speaker at 
the opening event at 4:30 pm. on February 6(th), 2013 at the new Accenture in 
Calgary office in the Sunlife Plaza North Tower, Suite 300 - 140 4(th)Ave 
SW. Media are invited to attend.

About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and 
outsourcing company, with 259,000 people serving clients in more than 120 
countries.Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities 
across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the 
world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help 
them become high-performance businesses and governments.The company 
generated net revenues of US $27.9billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 
2012.Its home page iswww.accenture.com.

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