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New Hall of Fame Inductee at 2012 ISVCon

At the 2012 ISVCon, Dennis Reinhardt was recognized as an individual who went above and beyond the normal levels of volunteerism to contribute to the Association of Software Professionals when he was awarded with the ASP Hall of Fame.
Dennis Reinhardt - Hall of Fame
A member since 2000, Dennis has volunteered in many roles and has had a great impact on the organization and the industry. Thank you for your contributions, Dennis!
For a more detailed description of Dennis’ accomplishments and a report of ISVCon 2012, look for the upcoming August issue of ASPects.

ESWC Announces 2012 Software Conference and Epsilon Award

The 12th annual European Software Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Munich City Centre on November 24 and 25, 2012 in Munich, Germany. The European Software Conference is the premiere event for the Independent Developer and the (Micro-) ISV-Industry. The conference blends web, mobile, and desktop into one world of software.
Panel discussions and presentations from software industry professionals will fill the two-day meeting. All of the presentations are in English.
ESWC 2012 will focus on topics that are vital to independent software developers. Seminar subjects include fighting software piracy, software market analysis, application stores and the desktop/laptop market, content management systems, email marketing, Google Adwords, website conversion optimization, developing a software brand, software advertising, development and marketing of smartphone products, software update strategies, and turning website visitors into buyers. Many well-known, successful software developers will share their experiences and advice on marketing and sales.
This year’s European Software Conference will feature the seventh Epsilon Award, an annual recognition of outstanding software for Windows, Mac, and Linux distributions, Chrome OS, and for all major web and mobile platforms. Nominations for the Epsilon Award will remain open until September 4, and voting for the nominated software products will remain open until October 27. Dieter Reiter, CEO of the DLED Munich and Governing Member of the City Council, will speak to conference attendees at the Epsilon Award ceremony.
This year’s Epsilon Award winner will be announced at the conference on November 24. Prizes include a winner`s certificate and trophy of honor, press coverage of their product by the professional Press service of DP Directory, and entry into the Hall of Fame which means free full access for the winner to future ESWCs. Prizes of recognition for the first ten nominees include a nominee certificate by the ESWC e.V.
The registration fee for the two day conference, including lunches, is 225 Euros, or 90 Euros without lunches. Additional information about the Epsilon Award, and about the European Software Conference, can be found on ESWC’s totally redesigned website on or on Twitter on
The conference is organized by the ESWC e.V., a not-for-profit foundation devoted to providing educational opportunities to software developers.
Conference sponsors include Avangate, Alwin Hoogerdijk, ASP, deal United, DP Directory, Globell, Questback, Software Promotions, Wibu, and Emurasoft. For more information about becoming a sponsor, visit