Mobile Business Expo Set to Return to Chicago in 2006; Registration Now Open

Unique Event to Provide Insight Into Benefits of Mobile Technology to Gain Business Advantages

Jun 5, 2006

CMP Media today announced the opening of registration for the second annual Mobile Business Expo, returning to Chicago from October 31 to November 3 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The 2006 Mobile Business Expo will build upon its 2005 launch, which featured the mobility industry's leading vendors and industry experts, who will once again gather to discuss and debate the most important issues, strategies and technologies driving the business mobility market. This unique event will provide attendees with the latest technology solutions to build a mobile workforce and wirelessly extend existing asset management systems in order to increase communication, productivity and operational efficiency. Registration for Mobile Business Expo is now available at

Mobile Business Expo is targeted towards IT professionals, business managers and channel professionals who are focused on leveraging wireless technologies and looking to integrate the disciplines, technologies and vendors involved in the enterprise mobility equation. Through demonstrations and quality education, attendees at Mobile Business Expo will take away the information they need to implement a secure, end-to-end mobile business plan -- one that delivers value throughout the organization -- including remote worker communication, field force data collection, internal asset management and tracking, customer service applications and sales support.

"Mobile Business Expo combines the business disciplines, technologies, tools and corporate issues involved in building and managing the enterprise mobility solution, said Steve Wylie, Mobile Business Expo General Manager and Conference Co-Chairman. "This unique event offers enterprise companies strategic and tactical information on how to put mobile communications and computing solutions to use within their organizations in a meaningful, manageable and comprehensive way."

"Mobile computing is one of the biggest factors affecting productivity levels in today's enterprise organizations," said Tim Downs, Mobile Business Expo Conference Co-Chairman and RFID World founder. "The number of mobile users is significantly increasing on a regular basis, and the information exchanged at Mobile Business Expo is extremely relevant to the success of their organizations. This event was created with the next generation of mobile technology buyers in mind."

The Mobile Business Expo conference and exposition will address the business and technical aspects of mobility in the enterprise, covering topics in-depth and taught by industry experts in the following areas:

  -- Unified Communications
  -- Enterprise Applications
  -- Mobile Middleware and Platforms
  -- Mobile Location Services
  -- Mobile Computing and Data Collection Devices
  -- Enterprise Wireless Infrastructure
  -- Carrier Services
  -- Security
  -- Systems Integration

Mobile Business Expo is now accepting speaking proposals for the 2006 event at Executives from the business mobility industry and customer end-users who have effectively deployed mobility solutions are invited to share their best practices and customer stories, as well as address relative industry topics at Mobile Business Expo. Businesses of all sizes from a variety of vertical industries are encouraged to describe their experiences and challenges of implementing tools and technologies for their mobile workforces.

Mobile Business Expo will combine thought leadership, practical education and a comprehensive product exhibition to allow attendees to create an effective and competitive mobile strategy for their companies. This event will also feature compelling keynotes, in-depth conference sessions, real-life case studies, and special events, all targeted on key building blocks of an enterprise mobility strategy, from applications to middleware, from mobile devices to infrastructure and networking, while also focusing on carrier services, security and standards.

About Mobile Business Expo

Mobile Business Expo integrates the business strategies, technologies, tools and corporate issues necessary to build an end-to-end mobile strategy and manage a mobile workforce. Mobile Business Expo is targeted towards IT professionals, business managers and channel professionals who are focused on leveraging wireless technologies and looking to integrate the disciplines, technologies and vendors involved in the enterprise mobility equation. Mobile Business Expo will take place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, October 31 to November 3, 2006. For more information about the event, please visit

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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