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Interactive Intelligence Joins State of Indiana's 2013 Jobs and Investment Delegation to Japan

Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ), a global provider of software and services designed to improve the customer experience, will be participating in the State of Indiana's 2013 jobs and investment delegation to Japan Sept. 5-14.

This is the first gubernatorial overseas economic development and jobs mission to Japan led by Indiana Governor Mike Pence. Attending the delegation will be Interactive Intelligence senior executives Gary Blough, Roger Reeves, and Keith Martin.

“Since our founding in Indianapolis in 1994 we’ve had many years to develop close customer relationships with companies around the globe, including world-class Japanese brands such as Bridgestone, Canon, Shinsei Bank, Sony, Yamaha, and many others,” said Interactive Intelligence Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales Gary Blough. “We look forward to meeting with leading Japanese business executives during this delegation to better understand their unique needs for the benefit of citizens from both our regions.”

Interactive Intelligence’s global offices include a regional sales and support office in Tokyo, which opened in 1998.

Interactive Intelligence employs a total of more than 1,500 people and reported 2012 revenues of $237 million. Its Indianapolis headquarters occupy 300,000 square feet spanning four buildings. Based on its growth and investment in the community, the company was honored by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce with its “Best Places to Work in Indiana” award, and was ranked second by the Indianapolis Business Journal on its “Largest Indianapolis-Area Software Developers” list.

In 2012 Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels honored Interactive Intelligence Founder and CEO Dr. Donald E. Brown with the Sagamore of the Wabash award, an annual award that pays tribute to an individual who has made a significant contribution to life in the Hoosier state.

“Our successful track record is a testament to Indiana as a place that fosters all types of business, including the high-tech industry,” Blough said. “In particular, our Indiana location has enabled us to recruit and retain an amazing staff of loyal, hard-working and passionate individuals who have made our success possible.”

Interactive Intelligence offers contact center, unified communications, and business process automation software and services that help organizations of all sizes improve their customers’ experience.

For more information about the jobs and economic development mission to Japan, contact Indiana Economic Development Corp.’s Director of Media Relations & Public Affairs Katelyn Hancock at +1 317.234.2294 or [email protected].

About Interactive Intelligence

Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ) is a global provider of contact center, unified communications, and business process automation software and services designed to improve the customer experience. The company’s solutions, which can be deployed via the cloud or on-premises, are ideal for industries such as financial services, insurance, outsourcers, collections and utilities. Interactive Intelligence was founded in 1994 and has more than 5,000 customers worldwide. The company is among Software Magazine’s 2013 Top 500 Global Software and Service Providers, and is the recipient of TMC’s Cloud Computing Magazine’s 2012 Cloud Computing Excellence Award. It has received Frost & Sullivan’s Company of the Year Award, Contact Center Systems, North America, for the last two consecutive years. Interactive Intelligence employs more than 1,500 people and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. The company has offices throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Interactive Intelligence can be reached at +1 317.872.3000 or [email protected]; on the Net: www.inin.com.

This release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are described in the company's SEC filings.

Interactive Intelligence is the owner of the marks INTERACTIVE INTELLIGENCE, its associated LOGO and numerous other marks. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.

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