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Logos Bible Software to Host First High Tech Bible Conference

Press Release

Contact: Phil Gons (360) 685-2314, Dan Pritchett (360) 685-2335
Web: http://www.bibletechconference.com/, http://www.logos.com/

Logos Bible Software to Host First High Tech Bible Conference

BELLINGHAM, Wash.—November 6, 2007—On January 25-26, 2008 Logos will host BibleTech 2008 at the Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center hotel in Seattle.  This is the first conference of its kind.  It will explore the intersection of technology, publishing and Biblical scholarship.

The conference will feature both a high- and low-level technology track, offering something for the interested layperson, hobby technologist, and technical programmer. Find more info at http://www.bibletechconference.com/.

Carving a Niche in the High Tech Pacific Northwest Since 1992

In 1992 Pritchett and his partner quit their jobs at Microsoft and turned their "hobby project" into a real business. Launched from a basementthe kitchen table was the software assembly line.

Headquartered in Bellingham, Logos now has 130 employees and publishes more than 9,000 resources.  Logos is the largest developer of Bible software and has customers in 144 countries.

"Bellingham has been a great place to grow the business," says Pritchett.  "We have employees from the Bellingham area and support the local businesses here."

Logos goes far beyond providing software that searches the Bible; it provides a library of books and resources.  Its unique selling point is that it also provides power tools and reports to help users find the things they need in the books when researching a particular Bible passage or preparing a sermon.

In May 2006 Logos released Logos Bible Software 3.  This product contains exclusive databases and tools that provide new ways of looking at the Bible that didn't exist before. Users who have no knowledge of Greek and Hebrew can easily connect these original languages to the English text with the tools in Logos Bible Software 3.

Logos Keeps Winning Secular Awards

Bob Pritchett, President & CEO of Logos Bible Software, was named one of the Puget Sound Business Journal's 40 Under 40 on September 20 at the Seattle Repertory Theatre.

PSBJ's "40 Under 40" is in its ninth year of existence and has honored over 320 local business leaders with strong entrepreneurial spirit, sense of civic leadership and passion for life. (For more information, see www.40under40seattle.com/index.html)

Pritchett is also a 2005 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Pacific Northwest, and author of "Fire Someone Today, And Other Surprising Tactics for Making Your Business a Success."

Logos Research Systems, Inc., a privately held corporation located in Bellingham, Wash., is the leading publisher of high-end, award-winning, multilingual Bible software. The company serves church, academic and lay markets, striving to bring the best in software innovation to Christians worldwide. Logos can be found on the web at http://www.logos.com/. More information can also be found at http://www.bibletechconference.com/ or by contacting Dan Pritchett at 360-685-2335 or dan@logos.com.

Last Updated: 10/30/2010