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Want to keep one step ahead of your rivals? Not sure of the full
implications of ASP? Do you know how to defend your company against the
Virus attacks that are about to get worse? Want to hear about
embarrassing moments in the e-commerce world and how to avoid them? You
can find answers to all these questions and many more by attending some
of the 90+ FREE seminars at e-commerce Expo 2001, 3rd-5th April at the
NEC, Birmingham.

The comprehensive seminar programme has been designed in consultation
with the UK's leading e-business associations EEMA, SITPRO and e-centre
UK, to inform and update both managers embarking on the world of e-
commerce and those who already have well established e-businesses and
require more technical briefings.

To help visitors get the most from the diverse seminar programme, the
seminars have been divided into a number of streams:

* Streams dedicated to Security, Wireless, the Supply Chain & ASP's.

* SME seminar series ensuring small to medium sized businesses achieve
the most out of the e-business revolution.

* Total E-business - practical business insights from the world's
leading e-business companies

* Market Focus - sector specific seminars dissecting the particular e-
business problems and opportunities faced by - Manufacturing, Banking &
Finance, Travel, IT & Telecoms, Public Sector, and Retail.

* Vision Stream - independent advice from government and industry.

Highlights in the seminar programme include:

CBI E-business Survey Results - Nigel Hickson, head of e-business at the
CBI, will outline, for the first time on a public platform, the results
of the CBI's much heralded E Business Survey. He will describe the
details of where UK companies are in adopting e-business solutions, the
barriers they face and the numerous recommendations to both business and
Government which the Report will contain.

FREE Management Briefing - Communicating, Integrating and Publishing
with XML.
Understand how you can successfully deploy all aspects of your e-
business strategy through using XML. Designed for directors and
strategic decision-makers, this management briefing is sponsored by SAA

The WAP Group Panel Session - Leading lights in the mobile industry come
together to debate the latest key issues in m-commerce and wireless
applications. Session chaired by Graham Brown, CEO The WAP Group, the
world's largest independent platform for facilitating business in the
wireless space.

E-business Review Strategy Clinic - This high powered session enables
delegates to straighten out their e-business strategy by putting real-
life e-business problems to the panel of experts from top management
consultants and business schools.

All sessions are free to attend. Sessions cannot be pre-booked, all are
on a first come first served basis (except for the XML Management
Briefing which requires registration).

e-commerce Expo not only offers a fantastic range of FREE seminars, it
also offers the chance for visitors to meet over 60 of the leading e-
commerce companies, many of whom will be launching new products and
services at the show.

One of the world's largest and most important industrial events will
take place alongside e-commerce Expo at the NEC in April 2001. Pakex
2001, focuses on the global supply chain, in a huge event featuring over
700 exhibitors from more than 25 countries and a truly international
audience of over 40,000. The co-location of these two events offers a
unique opportunity for supply chain specialists to learn more about and
source e-business solutions in order to streamline processes and
increase efficiency in the supply chain. For more information see

For more information about e-commerce Expo, and to register for free
tickets, visit

or call the ticket hotline on 0870 429

Note to editors

For further information please contact Justine Pulver on 00 44 (0)20
8449 4058 or email

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