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London, 25th March, 2002. Leading organisations and publications from across a variety of market sectors have announced their support for one of the UK's leading IT, telecoms and internet events - networks telecom europe 2002.

"The strength of our partners represents the strength of our exhibition. The fact that these industry-leading organisations choose to work together with networks telecom europe 2002 speaks volumes about the exhibition's long standing reputation and position within this competitive market," explains Jane Murphy, Portfolio Director of networks telecom europe 2002. "For exhibitors these partnerships act as assurance that they are investing in a high-calibre exhibition and like-wise for visitors who are in turn investing their own time and energy."

InterForum, the not-for-profit organisation that helps British businesses to trade electronically, will be running an Advice Centre at networks telecom europe 2002. The InterForum Advice Centre will be offering visitors free one-to-one counsel with members of the technical committees. Advisors are drawn from members of InterForum's governing councils, representing some of the best-known and influential organisations in the UK including Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Computer Associates, Sun Microsystems and ICL.

Channel Network Events Ltd, the joint venture company formed by CMP Europe and BPL Business Publications will be holding the Channel Network Convention within networks telecom europe 2002. The Channel Network Convention will act as a meeting forum where pre-matched vendors and resellers can arrange to meet and discuss value propositions and partnership programmes. In addition, the Channel Network Awards, to be held on the evening of 26th June 2002, will recognise the best practices in client solutions, encourage channel partnership and vendor-partner relationships across the whole of the IT, telephony, voice/data convergence and Internet industries.

ZDNet, one of the leading web networks for people who want to buy, use and learn about technology, will be providing live news feeds to the networks telecom europe 2002 website. As a key media sponsor, ZDNet will keep exhibitors and visitors up to date with industry news prior to and during the exhibition through their website .

In it's role as a valuable information resource for the networking industry, networks telecom europe 2002 will reflect and investigate current issues within dedicated zones. The zones will be supported by the following key market players.

The Wireless Technology Zone

Sponsored by the MDA, (Mobile Data Association) the non-profit, global association for vendors and users of mobile data and their advisors. The MDA in conjunction with Casio and DAT will be providing visitors with a chance to take part in a real-time survey using Cassiopeia Pocket PCs. This survey will demonstrate the networking capabilities of these devices and show how, with the right software, you can control what happens on the devices remotely.

The Security Zone

Sponsored by Secure Computing the leading international computer security magazine and endorsed by Computer Security Institute (CSI), the world's leading membership organisation specifically dedicated to serving and training the information, computer and network security professional.

The Storage Networking Zone

Supported by the FCIA , the self-funding non-profit, pan European body set up to promote fibre channel technology. This zone is also sponsored by Fibre Channel Focus, the official publication of FCIA Europe and Storage Networking Europe, an independent publication focusing on the rapidly expanding storage networking technology market.

The Convergence Zone

Supported by the TIA, (Telecommunications Industry Association), the National Trade Association for the telecommunications industry that represents the leading British companies engaged in the manufacture, supply, maintenance, operation and consultancy support of communications products, systems and services

The Channel Partner Zone

Sponsored by Computer Reseller News, the weekly channel newspaper for leading computer resellers

For more information about networks telecom europe 2002 or to register for free entry to the event, please visit or telephone 020 8987 7601.

Notes to Editor

About networks telecom europe

networks telecom europe 2002 takes place from 25-27 June 2002 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. Networks telecom 2001 attracted 18,780* visitors. (*ABC Audit) For more information please visit:

About CMP Europe Ltd

CMP Europe Ltd’s IT portfolio has more than 20 years of experience in producing industry leading, business-to-business events and publications that reflect the rapidly changing and diverse market of IT. The Company remains at the forefront of the industry by continuously developing existing events and adding new products to its portfolio. CMP’s current successful products include Call Centre Focus magazine; networks telecom europe, GeoSolutions, Technology For Marketing, Call Centre Expo UK and Call Center Expo Europe events; The Call Centre DataFile, CMP Intelligent Marketing, CMP Interactive events and CMP PR Audit.

Further information about CMP Europe can be found at .

About CMP Media LLC

CMP Media ( is a leading high-tech media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum worldwide. With its portfolio of newspapers, magazines, custom publishing, Internet products, research, consulting and conferences, CMP Media, part of United Business Media (, is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated solutions tailored to meet their individual needs.

Press Contacts

CMP Europe Limited:

Toni Cullen, Senior PR Manager, Tel: 020 8987 7617,

Jason Lee, PR Executive, Tel: 020 8987 7635,

Sarah Tanner, PR Executive, Tel: 020 8987 7745,

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