Here is a release in “rough” form which means it may change before its gets sent out by the team. I thought it was useful enough to get to you early and I hope it helps.
TMC Prepares to Host ITEXPO This Week in Downtown Los Angeles
Exhibit Hall Filled, Hotels Sold Out as TMC Prepares to Host Leading IP Communications Conference at Los Angeles Convention Center
NORWALK, CT– August 31, 2009 – Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) today announced that their editorial and conference teams have completed final preparations for this week’s ITEXPO West 2009 at the L.A Convention Center in Los Angeles. The conference and EXPO, being held for the 20th time since its launch in 1999, features a robust conference program, keynotes by industry leaders and visionaries, and networking opportunities where buyers and sellers can meet and forge relationships.
ITEXPO officially opens Tuesday, September 1 with a full-day of conference sessions, workshops, keynotes, and a networking reception.
The ITEXPO exhibit hall is open during the following hours:
Wednesday, September 2: 4:00pm – 8:00pm
Thursday, September 3: 11:15am – 5:00pm
TMC also reported that all dedicated hotel room blocks at the Westin Bonaventure, the official show hotel, have completely sold out.
“The hotels are sold out, pre-registered exhibit hall attendance is up over 2008, and the exhibit hall is filled with companies displaying some of the most innovative communications technologies. All elements are pointing toward a terrific event,” proclaimed TMC CEO Rich Tehrani.
Tehrani added, “And what’s most exciting is that the registration figures that are trending ahead of last year suggests that companies are ready once again serious about investing in technologies that can help be more productive. It appears that buyers and sellers are once again poised to gather in L.A. to close deals, form partnerships and develop new relationships – the hallmarks of the ITEXPO experience.”
Highlights of ITEXPO West 2009 include:
- Conference tracks covering Enterprise and Service Provider solutions, unified communications, SIP, and Wireless/Mobility solutions
- TMCUniversity Certification Courses: IP Network Security and Microsoft OCS
- Fonality trixbox Open Communication Certification (FtOCC)
- Ingate’s Free SIP Trunking Workshop
- Sipera’s UC Security Workshop
- Collocated M2M Evolution Conference
- Collocated Smart Grid Summit Conference
- Collocated 4GWE Conference
- Asterisk Training Courses
- Reseller Solutions Day free workshop
- Keynotes by ShoreTel, Aspect, Paetec, Alvarion, Sir Terry Matthews of Wesley Clover, Clearwire, and Interactive Intelligence
- Open Source Pavilion on the exhibit floor, showcasing open source solutions
In addition to the educational and networking opportunities, attendees have the chance to win a brand new Jeep, an iPhone, Slingbox, or HP Netbook.
Visit www.itexpo.com for more information or to register for ITEXPO West 2009.
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN magazines. TMCnet, TMC’s Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. Ranked in the top 3,500 most visited Web sites in the world by Quantcast, an independent Web traffic ranking site, TMCnet serves an average of two million unique visitors each month. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO (ITEXPO), 4GWE Conference (in conjunction with Crossfire Media), and Digium|Asterisk World (in conjunction with Digium, Inc.). For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.
This is “rough” press release meaning it may change a bit before it goes live. Regardless, I thought it was useful enough to share. I hope it helps.