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London, 26 January, 2004. dunnhumby, the leading customer insight and marketing consultancy, will be hosting the Visitor Advice Centre at Technology For Marketing 2004 (TFM 2004), offering free advice and consultation to all visitors. TFM 2004, incorporating Technology For Customer Service and Technology For Sales will take place from 10-11 February 2004 at The National Hall, Olympia, London, UK.

“dunnhumby works with its clients to ensure they achieve more rewarding relationships with their customers through in-depth customer knowledge, cutting-edge insight, integrated management and effective communication,” explains Clive Humby, Chairman of dunnhumby. “Our independent consultants will be on hand to discuss the wide-variety of marketing services and solutions, to provide advice as to those that best meet the requirements of your business and to answer any specific technology questions.”

TFM 2004, incorporating Technology For Customer Service and Technology For Sales will provide visitors with access to 200 of the industry’s leading solution providers, covering all the key marketing-related and CRM technologies, including;

· Customer Relationship Management,

· Customer Data & Analysis,

· Customer Contact & Interaction,

· New Media & Web and

· Email & Mobile Technologies.

Once again incorporating Technology For Customer Service and Technology For Sales, TFM 2004 will incorporate educational features, including over 30 free seminar sessions, free independent advice and free daily keynote sessions. Professionals with either a non-technical or technical background will be able to source integrated technology, CRM and marketing solutions within a jargon free environment.

“TFM 2004 is the UK’s only event where marketing, customer service and sales professionals can identify practical business solutions through the use of marketing-related information and communication technologies,” commented Phil Hunter, Event Director. “By attending TFM 2004, visitors will have the unique opportunity to learn & understand how technology and marketing can be integrated to achieve their business and marketing objectives more successfully.”

To book a FREE consultation in advance of the event, visit or visit the dunnhumby Advice Centre at Technology For Marketing 2004. For further information on TFM 2004, incorporating TFCS and TFS, or to register for free entry please visit or call +44 (0) 870 429 4652.


Notes to Editor:

About dunnhumby provides its international clients with customer insight solutions and services, to help them recruit new customers, retain their customers and increase their share of spend - through customer insight driven communication and business strategy.

dunnhumby provides its range of marketing analysis products and services to clients across the globe, including Tesco, The Kroger Co (US), Proctor & Gamble, Gillette, and Centrica.

About Technology For Marketing

Technology For Marketing 2003 won the Gold Award for ‘Best Exhibition Marketing Campaign’ at the 2003 Event Awards, and the Silver Award for ‘Best New Exhibition’ at the Marketing Event Awards in 2001. TFM 2003 increased its pure visitors by 20.34%, increased the number of exhibitors by 22% and increased its total attendance by 19.39% compared to the 2002 event. The event also rebooked 70% of the floor space for the 2004 event. Since its launch in 2001, TFM has seen substantial, double-digit growth year on year. Sponsored by Alterian*, TFM 2004, incorporating TFCS & TFS, will be held at The National Hall, Olympia, London, UK from the 10-11 February 2004. For more information & to register for free entry into Technology For Marketing 2004, please visit:

About CMP Information

CMP Information is the UK headquartered professional media division of United Business Media plc.

Operating in the UK, US, Asia and Europe, CMPi delivers integrated media solutions to specialist B2B vertical market sectors. Its products including magazines, exhibitions, conferences, awards, directories and websites are targeted at business professionals across a focused range of markets; these include Healthcare, Property, Entertainment, Travel, Agriculture, IT & Games and Print.

Amongst its well-established brands are industry leading publications including Pulse, Travel Trade Gazette, Building Design, Property Week, Building, Music Week, and Chemist & Druggist. It also has a number of exhibitions recognised as the pre-eminent events in their respective market sectors. These include CPhI, FIE, The Furniture Show, ATC, Confex and IFSEC.

CMPi has recently completed a number of acquisitions to strengthen its media portfolio for the built environment, these included acquiring the remaining 50% of Property Media, the publisher of Property Week in April; the acquisition of the interior Design Handbook in May; and the purchase of the Builder Group and Barbour Index in July, the best-known names in publishing and information services for the building, architects and facilities management sectors. These acquisitions totalled over £83m and have propelled CMPi to the leading media company in the built environment sector.

In the first half of 2003, CMPi’s revenues totalled £58.7m.

About Alterian

Alterian is a global provider of marketing and customer insight solutions which enable businesses to improve the effectiveness of marketing activity through sophisticated customer insight. Alterian products are based on the Alterian Engine, which provides unparalleled performance, speed and scalability for large volumes of detailed data. Delivered via its network of over 40 business partners, Alterian’s technology currently helps blue-chip organizations including, Merrill Lynch, Daily Telegraph, Premier Farnell, Amnesty International and Vodafone, to benefit from unparalleled actionable analysis of data. With international headquarters in the UK and four offices across North America, Alterian was founded in 1997 and is listed on the techMARK Index of the London Stock Exchange.

Press Contact: CMPi: Sarah Tanner, Tel: +44 (0)20 7921 8522,

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