UBM TechWeb's Enterprise 2.0 Conference Joins Boston Community at NSTAR's Walk for Children's Hospital Boston

E2.0 Team Walks the Streets of Boston to Raise Funds for First Time Charity Initiative

May 27, 2010

Enterprise 2.0 Conference announces Children's Hospital Boston as the official nonprofit beneficiary for this year's conference, happening June 14-17 at the Westin Boston Waterfront. One day prior to the kick-off of Enterprise 2.0 Conference, UBM TechWeb, Enterprise 2.0 Conference and its parent company United Business Media, will be first-time supporters and participants in the annual NSTAR's Walk for Children's Hospital Boston, happening Sunday, June 13 in Boston. For more information, visit: http://www.e2conf.com/boston/e2-charity.

In a spirit of community support within Boston, Enterprise 2.0 attendees and community members are invited to join the Enterprise 2.0 team in a fundraising effort to support Children's Hospital Boston. Funds raised will benefit the hospital's pediatric research, patient care and community health programs. Those interested in supporting NSTAR's Walk for Children's Hospital Boston in conjunction with Enterprise 2.0 Conference, can participate in the following ways:

  --  Walk:  Any Enterprise 2.0 Conference attendee who signs up and
      participates in NSTAR's Walk on Sunday, June 13 will be honored with a
      donation made on walk participant's behalf at Enterprise 2.0
      Conference registration, with proof of participation.
  --  Donate to or Join the E2.0 Team:  Enterprise 2.0 Conference will have
      a team participating in the 7-mile walk. Donations are being accepted
      on the team page if you would like to support Children's Hospital
      Boston and the Enterprise 2.0 team.  UBM TechWeb will match up to 25%
      of all donations made to the event team as an added benefit to the
      hospital.  Or, participants can join the E2.0 team on the walk and
      designate themselves a part of Team Enterprise 2.0 during online or
      onsite registration.
  --  Conference & Keynote Evaluations:  After attending any workshop,
      conference session or keynote program, complete the on-line survey and
      a donation will be made to the Children's Hospital Boston.
  --  In-kind donations:  If you are attending Enterprise 2.0 Boston,
      in-kind donations are being accepted in a donation bin.  All items
      will be delivered to the Children's Hospital at the close of the
      event.  A list of requested items is available online here.

"Working in conjunction with our Enterprise 2.0 attendees and the community, we are pleased to support Children's Hospital," said Steve Wylie, Enterprise 2.0 Conference General Manager. "The Enterprise 2.0 Conference has garnered support and strength throughout the years from the local Boston community, with a large percent of our event participants coming from the Boston area. We really liked the idea of being able to collaborate with the hospital and the community to give back and align our efforts with a charitable contribution to a local organization."

Registration for NSTAR's Walk for Children's Hospital Boston is $20 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Walkers can register for the 2- and 7-mile walks online or day of at the DCR Hatch Shell on the Charles River starting at 9:00 am on June 13. Walkers have raised $6.2 million for the hospital since its launch in 2003, and this year's goal is to raise $1.6 million. For more information, visit www.childrenshospital.org/walk or call 866-303-WALK. NSTAR, the electricity and natural gas company that serves over 1.4 million customers in Massachusetts, is the named sponsor of the walk.

For all programs related to UBM TechWeb's Enterprise 2.0 Conference support of Children's Hospital Boston, UBM TechWeb will grant up to a total of $2000.00 to Children's Hospital Boston for direct client services.

About The Enterprise 2.0 Conference

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference explores the integration of Web 2.0 technologies in the enterprise, from both strategic and tactical perspectives. This annual conference and sponsor pavilion focuses on the tools and techniques that best leverage the technical, productive and social aspects of IT and workgroup environments to build a cohesive collaboration strategy and empower a connected workforce. For more information visit: www.e2conf.com.

About UBM TechWeb

UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses - media solutions, marketing services and paid content - UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market. More than 14 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading magazines. UBM TechWeb is a UBM company, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

About Children's Hospital Boston

Children's Hospital Boston, an internationally renowned center for medical research and treatment, is one of the only pediatric hospitals nationwide that focuses on pairing world-class research with clinical resources to treat and cure children. Many of the hospital's scientific advancements have far-reaching implications for treating adults, too - they target diseases including prostate and breast cancer, macular degeneration, and Alzheimer's. www.childrenshospital.org. Become a fan of Children's Hospital on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ChildrensHospitalBoston or on Twitter @ http://twitter.com/childrensboston.

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