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QuickStart Intelligence Listed Among Top Finalists for the 2011 Microsoft Learning Competency Marketing Acceleration Partner of the Year Award

A leading provider of IT and Microsoft Training, QuickStart Intelligence was recently nominated as an award finalist for the upcoming 2011 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference; an honor which QuickStart is proud to accept.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - QuickStart Intelligence, Inc.,
16815 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 100, Irvine, CA, 92606, (http://www.quickstart.com/).

Irvine, CA, June 22, 2011- Today, QuickStart Intelligence, announced it has been selected as a finalist for the Microsoft Learning Competency Marketing Acceleration Partner of the Year Award. Finalists and recipients will be recognized at the 2011 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) to be held July 10 through 14, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

"We are excited to attend this year's WPC and we're honored to be recognized alongside so many of the best and the brightest in our industry," said Justin Slagle, Director of Business Development for QuickStart. "It promises to be an exciting and informative event."

Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 3,000 entrants worldwide. The Learning Competency Marketing Acceleration Award honors partners practicing leading-edge marketing and sales activities to drive skills and certification growth. This award recognizes QuickStart Intelligence for demonstrating exceptional performance in market-share shift from grey market content to Official Microsoft Learning Products, leading the certification community, reaching net new markets, and experiencing significant growth in training market share. This partner also demonstrates alignment with advancing adoption and deployment of Microsoft technologies through training and certification.

"We are proud to recognize this outstanding group from our highly valued worldwide partner network as our 2011 Partner Award finalists," said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. "We applaud the unique perspective and creativity each of these companies brings to solving customer business and technology challenges. Our strong partnership along with their commitment to customers plays an essential role in our mutual, long-term success."

Headquartered in Irvine, California with 9 locations throughout the western United States, QuickStart Intelligence has established a reputation for providing innovative curriculum to students across a wide variety of IT and Microsoft Training courses. With more than 23 years of industry experience QuickStart is widely regarded as a leader in the Microsoft training space.

The 2011 Worldwide Partner Conference provides a great opportunity for Microsoft partners to learn about the latest company and product developments to come out of the Microsoft Corporation and sets the stage for an open dialog among the worldwide leaders in Microsoft training and sales. Several QuickStart team members will be in attendance at this year's event in hopes to connect with industry leaders and leverage the invaluable information the conference will provide.

The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.

ABOUT QUICKSTART INTELLIGENCE

QuickStart Intelligence, headquartered in Irvine, CA, is a leading provider of IT training solutions with locations throughout the Western United States. For 23 years, over 200,000 IT professionals throughout the world have come to QuickStart as their source for IT technical and developer training. One of the largest privately held Microsoft Gold Learning Partners in the United States, QuickStart Intelligence has been recognized for an unprecedented three times as Microsoft's Worldwide Partner of the Year in Learning Solutions. For more information, visit www.quickstart.com

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For additional information:

Joel Brda
Marketing Manager
QuickStart Intelligence
16815 Von Karman Ave. Suite 100
Irvine, CA. 92606
Phone: (949) 486-1352
Fax: (949) 486-1390
Email: joel.brda@quickstart.com