Sold Out! DEMOmobile 2000 is Launch Pad for 37 New Products and Technologies

SAN MATEO, CA, – AUGUST 29, 2000 – The second annual DEMOmobile conference opens next week in Pasadena, California, to a sold out audience of business development executives, information technology executives, venture capitalists and Fortune 500 company representatives. DEMOmobile 2000 attendees will gather to preview never-before-seen mobile and wireless products that will set the industry standard in the coming two years. The 37 companies selected to demonstrate at DEMOmobile 2000, screened from over 400 potential demonstrators, provide a look at the future of mobile technology.


According to DEMOmobile Producers Chris Shipley and Jim Forbes, this year's DEMOmobile conference will focus on new mobile-related technologies for both consumers and professionals. The conference sessions will concentrate on trends in the mobile space, such as m-commerce, which will shape the future of business interaction and personal culture. DEMOmobile 2000 will take place

September 6-8 at the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, California. The conference will feature a series of never-before-seen products that will simplify and enrich the lives of people on-the-go.

"Several new business models and markets will be introduced at DEMOmobile 2000," said Forbes. "Since DEMOmobile 99, companies in the mobile and wireless space have progressed truly into the 21st century. The demonstrators of DEMOmobile 2000 have recognized the need for the conveniences of mobility — their products address that need."

"The DEMO conferences are about connecting the right people with the right products," said Shipley. "DEMOmobile 2000 brings together an exceptional audience of VCs and business development professionals with the CEOs and CIOs of exciting new and long-standing companies in the mobile market."

Sponsors Set

Sponsors of DEMOmobile 2000 are Computerworld, eBags, IBM Thinkpad, IBM Voice Systems, InfoWorld, Lernout & Hauspie, Lotus, Mayfield Fund, Merrill Lynch, Mobileum , NetMorf, Nokia, OmniSky, PR Newswire, Qpass, SENTICA Corporation, Sprint, Wayport, and Xircom.

About the DEMO Conferences

The annual DEMO and DEMOmobile conferences focus on emerging technologies and new products, which are hand-selected by executive producers Chris Shipley and Jim Forbes from across the spectrum of the personal technology marketplace. Top executives from the leading hardware and software technology companies, venture capitalists, journalists from key industry publications and industry analysts attend the DEMO and DEMOmobile conferences to preview the most promising products and technologies for the coming year. DEMO is held in February each year and features approximately 80 new companies, products and technologies. For more information, visit DEMOmobile is held each fall and features approximately 35 new mobile technologies. For more information, visit

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