DEMOfall 2005 Conference Hosts 70 Breakthrough Product Introductions

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA – July 12, 2005 – Network World Events & Executive Forums introduces the DEMOfall 2005 conference, which will take place this September. Guided by DEMO award-winning Executive Producer Chris Shipley, the conference stage will host 70 debut technologies all selected for their ability to inspire the tech industry and change the ways in which people work and play. Those interested in registering for the conference can sign up at http://www.demo.com/demofall.

DEMOfall 2005 will take place at the Hyatt Huntington Beach in California, September 19-21, 2005. For 15 years, DEMO conferences have been dedicated to the discovery of big trends and useful tools in enterprise and consumer technology. At DEMOfall, 70 hand picked hardware and software products from across the globe will be unveiled for the first time in North America. The insider audience attending DEMO is guaranteed to go home with new insight into the future of the industry and a first-hand look at the types of companies and products that are fueling the next wave of computing.

"In the past decade, wireless technology has advanced the digital lifestyle and become an integral part of most every aspect of computing. That is why, starting this year, DEMOmobile becomes DEMOfall," said Shipley. "Industry leaders will converge on Huntington Beach, California for two days of ground-breaking presentations exploring wireless innovations, digital trends, business efficiency tools, security services, and much more."

Shipley is currently reviewing applications for DEMOfall 2005 and is considering a wide range of products that address enterprise and consumer customer challenges. Past DEMO conference attendees have witnessed the introduction of TiVo, Java, and Half.com as well as the establishment of industry segments such as the ASP model and PDA phenomenon. DEMO events draw VCs, media, analysts, business development execs and other savvy insiders, all in search of the next big idea. The demonstrator class of 2005 will include both multi-million dollar corporations and two-person startups in a charged environment of connections, deals, and exploration.

DEMO events are known for the first class networking, which will be enhanced at DEMOfall by sponsor IntroNetworks. Using the IntroNetworks service, attendees will be able to pinpoint valuable contacts before, during, and after the conference to conduct and continue meaningful discussions begun onsite.

DEMOfall 2005 Sponsors and Partners

DEMOfall 2005 sponsors are Qualcomm, introNetworks and Porter Novelli. The strategic partner is Guidewire Group. DEMOfall media partners are Business 2.0, The Deal, PR Newswire and Tech Confidential. Marketing partners are American Entrepreneurs for Economic Growth (AEEG), LAPTOP Magazine, National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and PRSA Silicon Valley.

About the DEMO Conferences

Produced by Network World Events and Executive Forums, the semi-annual DEMO conferences focus on emerging technologies and new products, which are hand-selected from across the spectrum of the technology marketplace. The DEMO conferences have earned their reputation for consistently identifying tomorrow's cutting-edge technologies, and have served as launch pad events for companies such as Palm, E*Trade, Handspring, and U.S. Robotics, helping them to secure venture funding, establish critical business relationships, and influence early adopters. Each DEMO conference features approximately 70 new companies, products and technologies. For more information on the DEMO conferences, visit http://www.demo.com/.

The DEMO community also benefits from the award winning DEMOletter. A weekly e-newsletter designed to reach the people who are creating companies, building products and launching new ideas, DEMOletter provides smart insight and analysis of entrepreneurial business issues.

About Network World

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