Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 14, 2004
Ziff Davis Media Inc., a leading integrated media company focusing on the technology, videogame and consumer lifestyle markets, and iCongo, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative e-business systems and solutions, announced today that Ziff Davis is utilizing iCongo's ICE3 Online Tradeshow and Exhibition Platform to power its first two-day Security Virtual Tradeshow taking place November 30, 2004 to December 1, 2004.
Ziff Davis Media eSeminars is launching the Security Virtual Tradeshow, bringing together the top security experts in the technology industry for a live two-day online event focused exclusively on the most pressing IT security issues. Through a series of keynote presentations and interactive panel discussions featuring government officials, IT corporate executives and leading industry analysts, this event promises to educate IT professionals on the growing threats facing their IT systems and will supply them with action items to help safeguard their systems against any future attacks.
Using iCongo's ICE3 Online Tradeshow and Exhibition Platform, the Security Virtual Tradeshow will offer registrants an online platform to visit vendor booths and learn more about the latest security technology products and services, as well as provide an interactive forum to personally communicate with vendor representatives as well as the security experts participating in the panel discussions. Feature speakers include: Dan Larkin, Unit Chief, Internet Crime Complaint Center, FBI; Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder of Apple Computer and Founder, Chairman and CEO of Wheels of Zeus; David Cohen, Founder and former Chairman, Wi-Fi Alliance; and Richard Stiennon, Vice President of Threat Research, Webroot Software, and many others.
"We chose iCongo's tradeshow and exhibition platform because of its advanced technology features, extensive library of 3D graphics and images, and iCongo's significant experience in creative design, operating and hosting numerous industry tradeshows and online exchanges," said Kristin Holmes, Executive Director, eSeminars, Ziff Davis Media. "iCongo's platform allowed us to supplement and add value to our current series of eSeminars and webcasts, by enabling sponsors and vendors to market, communicate, build relationships and transact business with registrants online, before, during and after the seminar."
Through iCongo's Online Tradeshow and Exhibition Platform, sponsors and exhibitors of the Ziff Davis Media Security Virtual Tradeshow will have an opportunity to cost-effectively introduce their companies and products/services in-depth to a large audience of prospective buyers, distribute promotional materials, and interact with prospects in real-time, generating valuable business leads from their participation in the show.
"Ziff Davis is one of the leading media companies and given their strong focus on technology and previous experience operating eseminars, webcasts and online events, their selection of iCongo clearly substantiates our position as one of the top emarketing and ebusiness technology providers in the marketplace," said Robert Rosenbloom, Vice President, Business Development of iCongo.
About Ziff Davis Media Inc:
Ziff Davis Media is a leading integrated media company focusing on the technology, videogame and consumer lifestyle markets. The Company is an information services provider of technology media including publications, websites, conferences, events, eSeminars, eNewsletters, custom publishing, list rentals, research and market intelligence. In the United States, the Company publishes 10 market-leading magazines including PC Magazine, Sync, eWEEK, CIO Insight, Baseline, Electronic Gaming Monthly, Computer Gaming World, Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine, Xbox Nation and GMR. The Company exports the power of its brands internationally, with publications in 41 countries and 20 languages. Ziff Davis leverages its content on the Internet with eight highly-targeted technology and gaming sites including PCMag.com, eWEEK.com, ExtremeTech.com and 1UP.com. The Company also produces highly-targeted b-to-b and consumer technology events including Business 4Site and DigitalLife. With its main headquarters and PC Magazine Labs based in New York, Ziff Davis Media also has offices and lab facilities in the San Francisco and Boston markets. Additional information is available at http://www.ziffdavis.com
About iCongo, Inc.:
iCongo, Inc. is a leading, award-winning developer of e-business systems and software that enable companies to effectively collaborate with their trading partners, market their products and services online, generate new business opportunities and efficiently transact business over the Internet.
iCongo's solutions include Collaborative Enterprise Portals, Web-Based Marketing and Communication systems including Content Management systems (CMS) and Email Campaign systems, e-commerce systems including Catalog and E-Procurement systems, Private and Public Online Trading Exchanges, Online Tradeshows, Sales Force Automation, B2C Online Retail Stores, CRM systems as well as EDI over the Internet.
iCongo clients and partners include Bell Canada, The PGA of America, Turner Sports Interactive, NHL, US Kids Golf, Ziff Davis Media, The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), The Montreal Canadiens, Transcontinental Media, Peacock - Weir Services and many others.
For more information contact:
Ziff Davis Media
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