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Gemini, BOMA Calgary, and BOMA International Partner to Develop and Market Online Office Measurement Standard Training

September 9, 2010

​FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Calgary, Alberta, and Washington D.C.—September 9, 2010) Gemini Performance Solutions Inc. (Gemini), the Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Calgary Region (BOMA Calgary) and the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA International) announced today that they have entered into an agreement to develop and market an online training program for BOMA’s International’s 2010 Office Floor Measurement Standard, Office Buildings: Standards Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.1 – 2010).

As part of the agreement, Gemini is providing eLearning technology, content development, ASP hosting, and support; BOMA International is providing instructor-led training materials and subject matter expertise; and BOMA Calgary is providing project management and subject matter support.  All parties will be involved in marketing the end product throughout North America, which will be available through BOMA International’s online Knowledge Portal.

 “BOMA International developed the first office floor measurement standard in 1915, and has updated the standard over the years to reflect the changing needs of the real estate market and the evolution of office building design,” stated BOMA International Senior Vice President Patricia M. Areno, CAE. “We look forward to working with Gemini and BOMA Calgary as we take the next step in expanding the use of the standard by offering high-quality, online training to commercial real estate professionals throughout North America.”  

BOMA Calgary’s Executive Vice President Bill Partridge added, “We view this project as an opportunity to develop a mutually successful long-term training relationship with BOMA International and Gemini.  The success of this project will be the beginning of a full suite offering of affordable and easily accessible online training programs”.

“We are delighted to enter into this partnership with BOMA Calgary and BOMA International to promote the use of the BOMA Office Measurement Standard by capitalizing on our proven eLearning technology and services to deliver an affordable, effective training solution”, commented Kim Adolphe, Gemini President and CEO.

About Gemini Performance Solutions Inc.
Specializing in the development of eLearning and performance-based software solutions since 1990, Gemini’s client relationships are true partnerships driven by mutual success.  Gemini has a track record delivering highly effective, affordable, off-the-shelf and customized eLearning programs, ASP Hosting, and Learning Management Systems on time and on budget to clients worldwide.  Combining ease of use and implementation, unique adaptive learning and assessment technologies with highly engaging content, Gemini delivers unparalleled value and competitive advantages to our clients.

For more information, visit us at:

www.gemini.com

Media Contact
Janet Werstroh at 403 163-8649

About BOMA International
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is an international federation of more than 100 local associations and affiliated organizations. Founded in 1907, its 17,000-plus members own or manage more than 9 billion square feet of commercial properties. BOMA International’s mission is to enhance the human, intellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards and information. On the Web at www.boma.org.

About BOMA Calgary
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Calgary actively represent its members on issues and matters affecting the ownership and management of commercial properties.

BOMA Calgary is a member driven trade organization dedicated to supporting the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education and networking.  BOMA is the voice of commercial real estate professionals in Calgary, and its members drive the development of various standards and educational opportunities.

BOMA Calgary is a member of association of BOMA Canada and is affiliated with BOMA International.