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IT Relief announces Winter Fairground Charity Ball - 10th November 2000

London, 18th July 2000 - IT Relief, the IT industry's respected charity
initiative, has released details of the event that the industry has been
eagerly awaiting. The `Winter Fairground IT Relief Charity ball is an
essential date in the IT calendar. Tickets are already selling fast, as news
spreads on the industry grapevine. Comments from attendees of the last Ball
included: Mark Sheffield, Riversoft: It was an absolutely fantastic
evening, everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. Let us know as soon as possible
when the next ball is.; Drew Cullen, The Register: Fantastic.; Robert
Punter, Teamworks: Brilliant evening Sentiments echoed by everyone at the
1999 IT Relief Ball.

The 2000 IT Relief Ball is to be held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London
Friday, 10th November 2000. The fairground themed evening is for 450
guests only and has already attracted a number of VIPs and supportive guest
celebrities. Tickets are available now for the night in the industry
calendar, which consists of a champagne reception, 3-course meal, an
auction, fairground attractions, West End disco, 60's band and casino. Of
course, the evening may also involve a chance to prove your strength on the
hammer and bell, improve your aim on the hoopla stall or laugh with water
pistol packing clowns.

This year the beneficiary for IT Relief is KIDS, a UK based charity for
children with special needs/disabilities. The Ball is the biggest
fundraiser for IT Relief for the new Millennium and IT Relief is hoping to
raise over 150,000 for KIDS in 2000 It is also an excellent opportunity for
IT companies to get involved either by securing high profile sponsorship of
the event or just by booking a table and enjoying a great night out.

Clare Williamson, Chairman of the IT Relief Committee says, The last IT
Relief Ball was fantastic and we are sure that we can top it in 2000. It is
a great opportunity to have fun fairground style, playing hard while youre
raising money for a very worthy cause. There will be a wealth of
opportunities for everyone, from manufacturers, resellers, distributors,
publishing houses or agencies to get involved. Williamson continues,
internal events in support of IT Relief, as well as booking tables for the
Ball. This needs to be more please support us

To book tables at the Ball or find out about sponsorship opportunities,
please call or fax the IT Relief hotline on 0704 4000 989, email us at, or visit the IT Relief web site at

Background information

IT Relief announced its appeal last year by nominating KIDS a national
charity helping children with special needs/disabilities develop their
skills and fulfil their potential - as its chosen beneficiary.

Established in 1996, IT Relief encourages and unites IT companies to work
together in raising funds for worthwhile causes. In its first year IT Relief
worked with such premier companies as 3Com, Newbridge, Cisco, Data
Connectivity, Energis and Sun Microsystems to raise funds for Comic Relief.
A cheque for 100k was officially presented to Comic Relief as a result, by
IT Relief, on behalf of the industry.

"IT Relief presents a rare opportunity for the whole industry to present a
united front for this very worthy cause. With your support, we know we can
ensure outstanding success. said Clare Williamson, Marketing Manager at
Logical UK Ltd, and chairman of the IT Relief committee.

To find out more about IT Relief, please phone or fax our hotline on 0704
4000 989, e-mail us at, or visit the IT Relief web
site at

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