EE Times Named 2006 CODiE Award Finalist

Global News and Information Source for the Creators of Technology Nominated in Best Online Technology Information Service Category

Jan 27, 2006

CMP Media Electronics Group, the premier technology and business media brand serving the information needs of the creators of technology, today announced that EE Times ( has been named a finalist for "Best Online Science or Technology Information Service" in the Software & Information Industry Association's (SIIA) 2006 CODiE Awards.

"Our team works hard to ensure that EE Times Online is the most trusted and complete source of news, analysis and broad perspectives on the dynamic and fast-moving global electronics industry," said Brian Fuller, editor in chief and publisher of EE Times. "To be named a CODiE Awards finalist recognizes the team's efforts to put forward the best resource on the planet for the creators of technology."

Finalists were chosen from more than 1,026 nominations submitted by more than 500 companies in 71 categories. Through a unique combination of journalist and peer reviews, winners will be announced at the CODiE Awards Gala, to be held May 16, 2006 in San Francisco.

"The 21st Annual CODiE Awards continue the tradition of honoring the best of the software, information and education technology industries," said Ken Wasch, SIIA President. "When one considers the number of outstanding companies that competed this year, being named a CODiE Awards Finalist is a significant achievement."

About CMP Media's Electronics Group

The CMP Media Electronics Group is the premier technology and business media brand serving the information needs of the creators of technology worldwide through print, online and conferences.

As the most comprehensive and integrated source of electronics technology information, the CMP Media Electronics Group offers a full suite of products and services to reach electronics systems design professionals throughout the world. With its combination of media properties, the CMP Media Electronics Group focuses on delivering a targeted audience and actionable information to marketers in the electronics technology community.

Each month, CMP Media's Electronics Group delivers more than 1 million copies of its publications in five languages to subscribers in 55 countries. Online visitors from more than 100 countries view more than 7.5 million pages on its Web sites in six languages and in a year, more than 35,000 decision makers from 48 countries attend its conferences in North America, China, Taiwan and Europe.

   CMP Media's Electronics Group properties include:

   --  Print -- EE Times, Embedded Systems Design, Electronics Supply &
   --  Online -- EE Times Online, DesignLines,,,,, and SupplyLines
   --  Conferences -- Embedded Systems Conferences, Embedded Connect and
       Design Seminars

   About CMP Media (

Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information brands in the technology, healthcare and lifestyles industries, CMP Media has earned the confidence of more professionals and enthusiasts in these fields than any other media company. As a result, CMP is the premier provider of access, insight and actionable programs designed to connect sellers and buyers in each of these industries in ways that yield superior return on investment. CMP Media is a subsidiary of United Business Media ( ), a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $3 billion.

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 800 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit

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             Atomic Public Relations for CMP Media

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