Birmingham's Lord Mayor Gets a 'Slice of the Action' from Telecoms Thursday 5 June 2008 PDF Print The Lord Mayor of Birmingham Councillor Chauhdry Rashid was present for a ‘slice of the action’ at the opening of new offices for one of the Region’s fastest growing telecoms companies. The Lord Mayor joined Bernadette Wightman, Small and Medium Business Operations Director of Cisco, to congratulate Birmingham based Interactive Telecoms on their continuing expansion and the opening of new offices and state of the art training and demonstration suite. They celebrated the opening by cutting a cake specially prepared by students of the nearby University College. They joined over 70 invited guests including customers and suppliers of Interactive. In his speech, the Lord Mayor thanked Interactive for creating new jobs in this fast growing sector - and for their support for the charity Heart Research UK whose new Midland’s office is nearby. Bernadette Wightman, who is also responsible for Cisco’s Corporate and Social Responsibility strategy in the UK, said Interactive was setting a great example to other small and medium sized companies with their emphasis on education and their pro-active approach to local community links.. Interactive Telecoms, based in Birmingham’s Jewellery quarter recently presented University College Birmingham (formerly the College of Food Tourism and Creative Studies) with a new state of the art telecoms server designed by CISCO and worth over £5,000. The Company is also supporting Heart Research UK. Interactive Telecoms’ MD Margaret Brewer said, “The world of telecoms systems is changing very rapidly and Interactive Telecoms is delighted to be at the leading edge of this revolution. Our new training and demonstration suite is a unique facility in the Region. Here clients can see and touch the technology and begin to understand the scale of the changes, as telecoms systems and computer systems converge. With the help of a world class partner like CISCO, we are committed to helping local businesses and other organisations to reduce their costs and increase their productivity. I would like to thank all our customers and suppliers for their support - together with our fantastic staff.” Interactive Telecoms is based in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. They recently won an award from CISCO for their innovative approach to marketing and are seen as one of the most progressive companies targeting the small and mediuma sized business market. Interactive can be contacted at www.interactivetelecoms.co.uk or by phoning 0121 260 2692. ENDS Issued by Ray Woods Commercial Services on behalf of Interactive Telecoms Mob: 07967 686230 Contact: Margaret Brewer Managing Director, Interactive Telecoms Mob: 07831690518. This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Marathana Marketing and PR Ltd in the following categories: Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.