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The inaugural Customer: Strategy & Management 2005 has been chosen by a variety of leading suppliers as the launch pad for their latest customer strategy products and services. Customer 2005, the UK’s only dedicated exhibition and conference for customer management solutions, takes place from 28-29 June 2005 at the Birmingham NEC and will feature over 75 exhibitors launching and demonstrating a variety of products and services to maximise customer satisfaction and revenues.

Planned launches to date include:

RightNow Technologies – stand 310
Β· Customer 2005 will be the first public unveiling of RightNow’s β€˜Voice Enabled CRM’. The completed acquisition of Convergent Voice, Inc will make RightNow the only full-suite on demand CRM solutions provider with its own native voice recognition technology signalling the launch of RightNow’s β€˜Voice Enabled CRM’.

Gold-Vision – stand 445
Β· Gold-Vision 2005 CRM is being launched at Customer 2005. The exciting new .NET version of Gold-Vision builds on Microsoft Outlook and Exchange investment and is fully customisable with a unique automatic email tracker.

smartFOCUS – stand 220
Β· Will launch smartREPORTER, an affordable answer to marketing KPI reporting. It provides all the functionality required for creating business reports that are easily deployed across the business. Fully integrated into the Intelligent Marketing solutions, smartREPORTER and the other available smartFOCUS modules provide the complete answer to delivering consistent, effective & profitable marketing.

Accounting Answers – stand 750
Β· Will be launching its 3rd CRM solutions – Sage CRM MME – which now completes the family of CRM solutions offered by one of UK’s premier software resellers for the mid-market.

maia consulting – stand 515
Β· Will be launching C5, a new methodology for the development of Corporate and Housing/Local Government Customer Management Strategies and ISIS, a business model for enterprise wide Quality Management.

CIBER – stand 110
Β· Will be demonstrating its recently launched version 2.0 of its highly acclaimed Ascent for Customer Relationship Management application. Built using Microsoft.NET framework, and exploiting the latest versions of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft SQL Server, Ascent version 2.0 offers unparalleled advantages in the areas of system deployment, management, performance and integration.

Credica – stand 85
Β· Will be launching Credica Debit Note Management module that enables organisations to capture, reconcile and resolve debit notes, reduce credit note values and increase cashflow.

QAS – stand 420
Β· Will be launching Intact from QAS to the customer strategy market. Intact is a user-friendly and cost effective way for organisations to clean, suppress and enhance their customer data online.

Vigence – stand 90
Β· Will be launching a suite of add-on products for Microsoft CRM which enhance the productivity of CRM users and which tailors CRM to the way people work.

Customer: Strategy & Management 2005, the UK’s only dedicated exhibition & conference for integrated customer management solutions will take place from 28-29 June 2005 at the Birmingham NEC in Hall 7. Customer 2005 will feature a world-class conference programme and a comprehensive cross-section of 75 leading suppliers of customer management products and services. For further information on the event, or to register for free entry to the exhibition please visit


Notes to Editor:

About Customer: Strategy & Management
Customer 2005 will take place from 28-29 June 2005 at the Birmingham NEC. The exhibition and conference is organised by CMP Information, the organisers of Call Centre Expo, Technology For Marketing, The Call Centre Executive Forum and publishers of CCF magazine. For further information on the event, 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 business media solutions to a number of industry sectors. Its products including magazines, exhibitions, conferences, awards, directories and websites are targeted at business professionals across a range of markets; these include Building & Property, Healthcare, Entertainment, Travel, Agriculture, IT & Games and Print.

Amongst its well-established brands are industry leading publications including Guitar Player, Building, Pulse, Travel Trade Gazette, Building Design, Property Week, Music Week, and Chemist & Druggist. CMPi also has a number of leading directories, compendiums and information services such as the Building Product Compendium, Benns Media, The Knowledge and the Professional Series. It also has a number of exhibitions recognised as the pre-eminent events in their respective market sectors. These include CPhI, FIE, The Interiors Event, ACPO, International Fire Expo and IFSEC.

CMPi’s magazines reach over 1.3 million readers directly through subscription, newsstand and controlled circulation, while over 250,000 business professionals and marketers visit its exhibitions each year. CMPi has approximately 1,000 employees and in 2003, CMPi’s revenues totalled Β£135m and its profits were Β£25.3m, providing around 25% of UBM’s group operating profits.

For further information, please contact:
Sarah Tanner
PR Executive
CMP Information

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