Spring VON Conference & Expo In Its Tenth Year

pulvermedia announced that the 10th annual Spring 2006 VON Conference & Expo will take place on March 14-17 at the San Jose Convention Center. This year, pulvermedia's flagship "global impact event" plays host to a record number of attendees, exhibitors, and speakers throughout the four-day event.

More than 350 industry experts are scheduled to address the VON community of attendees -- including Jeff Pulver, Founder and Chairman of pulvermedia, Jeremy Allaire, Chairman and CEO, Brightcove, Jim Bankoff, Executive Vice President, America Online, Jeffrey Citron, Chairman of Vonage, Blake Irving, Vice President of Microsoft's MSN Communication Services & Member Platform Group, Mark Spencer, President, Digium/Asterisk, and many others.

Greg Meffert, CTO for The City of New Orleans, will share his opinions regarding VoIP emergency services. On Thursday, 3/16, Mr. Meffert will discuss how VoIP technology was used to communicate with the President of the United States, and other local and state leaders, when traditional 911, and cellular technology failed in the wake of our nation's worst natural disaster. Mr. Meffert will receive an award from Jeff Pulver at the show.

"Looking back on the last decade, it's safe to say that VON events have been synonymous with the IP communications industry -- in that many of our industry's landmark accomplishments have taken place at VON," said Jeff Pulver, founder and chairman of pulvermedia. "We're celebrating VON's 10th anniversary by launching new Pan-European and Countrywide events around the globe, and we're dedicated to ensuring that each VON event delivers an unprecedented experience for our attendees."

The 10th annual Spring VON will provide a forum to learn about the latest technologies, best practices and the advances being made in the converging communications industry. The VON Expo, which opens Tuesday, March 14th at 6:00 PM, will provide attendees with the opportunity to compare and evaluate solutions from more than 370 exhibitors.

Premier sponsors include: DITECH Communications, Excel/Brooktrout Technology and Verizon. Platinum sponsors include: Acme Packet, Aculab, MetaSwitch, Microsoft, NeuStar, NexTone, Polycom and Sonus Networks. And Spring 2006 VON's Gold Sponsors include: Level 3 Communications, Inc., Mediaring, Nortel, VeriSign, ZHONE, Invest Northern Ireland, and sentitO Networks. For a complete listing of VON exhibitors, please visit http://www.von.com/exhibit.html.

Jeff Pulver is pleased to announce that this year's "All Conference Party" will feature special musical guests, The Counting Crows. The event is sponsored by Owera and Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.

To learn more about Spring 2006 VON, including conference program content, exhibitor information, and show-specific programs, please visit http://www.von.com or email Christopher Erb at cerb@pulvermedia.com. Members of the media can obtain media credentials by contacting todd@pulver.com or susan@pulver.com.

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