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Mediasite Events to Webcast Meeting Professionals International Southeast Educational Conference

MADISON, Wis. — August 08, 2012 — Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted market leader for video management and academic, enterprise and event webcasting, today announced its Mediasite Events group will webcast the 20th annual Meeting Professionals International Southeast Educational Conference this week in Orlando, Fla.

The conference, sponsored by the four Florida chapters of MPI, takes place August 8 to 10 and is hosted this year by the Greater Orlando Area MPI. The conference attracts an average of 550 meeting planners and suppliers, and this year’s theme focuses on moving onward and upward in an industry that is experiencing change at lightning speed.

Mediasite 6 will be used to stream general sessions live to registered attendees, allowing them to watch from their mobile devices or desktops. All other conference sessions will be available to watch on-demand post-conference.

“Webcasting our Southeast Educational Conference for the first time will allow registered attendees from around the world to participate in our conference regardless of time or location. Plus, the ability to watch on-demand allows them to go back and review what they’ve learned and share that knowledge with their colleagues,” said Sharon Fisher, this year’s conference Chair.  “We are excited to partner with Sonic Foundry to help us extend our reach.”

Mediasite Events is a leading provider of event webcasting for hybrid events and high-profile meetings. Voted one of the “Best Technology Tools” by Professional Convention Management Association’s Convene Magazine readers and editors, the group supplies technical webcasting services and expertise to organizations who seek to complement their conference or event with viewing over the web. Since its launch in January 2007, the Mediasite Events group has provided live and on-demand webcasting for clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations and university associations to sporting events and charitable organizations.

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