Collaborative Technologies Conference to Showcase Collaborative Technology Industry's Latest Product and News Announcements

Jun 12, 2006

CMP Media, producers of the Collaborative Technologies Conference (CTC), today announced the list of exhibitors who will be making significant product or news announcements at next week's event, taking place in Boston. CTC features thought-provoking plenaries, strategic and practical sessions, in-depth workshops, and real-life case studies that help business and IT leaders to explore collaboration from both a strategic and tactical perspective. The Collaborative Technologies Conference is the only industry event that explains how to effectively integrate collaborative capabilities with existing applications while addressing security, compliance and network impact issues. More information about the 2006 Collaborative Technologies Conference, taking place June 19-22 at Boston's Seaport Hotel, can be found at .

"The increased growth of the Collaborative Technologies Conference this year mirrors the increasing interest in collaboration, and confirms the vital role CTC serves in this developing market," said Jennifer Pahlka, CTC Conference Director. "This event is the one gathering place for the business innovators, top industry vendors, and thought leaders to come together and foster a greater understanding of the potential of collaborative technologies to build agile, dynamic organizations."

The number of CTC 2006 exhibitor news announcements will grow as the event nears, and continue to increase during the event. The list of these announcements to be made at CTC currently includes:

  -- 1stWorks will introduce hotComm 6.0, secure collaboration and
     conferencing for interactive, online multimedia presentations; and
     eTradeShowsOnline, which provides a virtual Trade Show where visitors
     have interactive access to virtual booths, right from their desktop.

  -- Applied Knowledge Group, Inc., a leader in the implementation and
     adoption of collaborative technologies, will announce a new workshop
     designed to "jump-start" effective team collaboration.

  -- Convenos will announce Convenos Meeting Center Professional Edition
     which introduces capabilities targeted to facilitate enterprise
     requirements for larger meetings, broadcasts, and desktop/application
     sharing sessions.

  -- Convoq will introduce two new additions to its ASAP family - PitchASAP
     and ConferenceASAP - which can significantly improve the way companies
     interact with their prospects and customers.

  -- Corvent, LLC, provider of on-boarding programs for Microsoft partners,
     will announce expanded consulting services to include enterprise User
     Deployment and Pilot programs for Microsoft's Unified Communications

  -- Foldera will release the beta of its long-anticipated work organization
     and collaboration service for individuals, teams and businesses, which
     automatically organizes work in the context of key activities, and
     enables collaboration with others.

  -- GroupSystems Corporation will unveil ThinkTank™, its next generation
     collaborative innovation and meetings solution, which offers a
     revolutionary way of transforming everyday meetings into collaborative,
     innovation environments.

  -- HealthGate will announce its Collaboration Engine, which provides a
     Web-based suite of communications and content management tools for
     standardization of clinical, operational and educational documents.

  -- Intuit will announce new features of QuickBase providing clear,
     unobstructed workflows with easier user contributions and interactions,
     immediate clarity on priorities and proactive, automated communications
     on actions needed.

  -- KnowNow is announcing eLerts Google Gadget beta, a free, personal
     service that will provide Google Desktop users with instant
     notifications on relevant, newly published Web content.

  -- Near-Time will announce the commercial launch of its hosted
     collaboration service of the same name. The launch follows a successful
     beta period, and includes news features such as WYSIWIG editing.

  -- NetTeam will announce NetTeam Server, a workflow, content management,
     collaboration and social networking web app that gives businesses of
     any size a "business operating system" on the web.

  -- Prolifiq Software Inc. will announce the OnPoint Connector™ for
     Microsoft SharePoint®. The solution combines OnPoint's digital
     messaging capabilities with SharePoint's content management strengths
     to create a distribution platform for sales and marketing materials.

  -- WebAsyst will announce a new product release, Mail Master, and a major
     restructuring of WebAsyst Collaborative Suite, including upgrade with
     powerful new features.

The Collaborative Technologies Conference program is designed to provide insight to allow IT and business leaders to develop and implement a collaboration strategy. The sessions and workshops at CTC will cover technologies such as social software, team workspaces, unified messaging, instant messaging, conferencing (web, audio and video conferencing), wikis, blogs, calendaring, VoIP and converged networks.

For more information about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, contact Amber Rattu at 415.905.2647 or More information is available at .

  Registration is now available at: .

  About the Collaborative Technologies Conference (CTC)

The Collaborative Technologies Conference (CTC) is the only industry event to explore the breadth of collaborative solutions, including real-time and asynchronous technologies, from both strategic and tactical perspectives. CTC 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.

About CMP Media ( )

CMP Media is a marketing solutions company serving the technology, healthcare and lifestyles industries. Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information brands, 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.


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