Telepresence Manufacturer CEO Adds Voice to TMC ITEXPO West
BrightCom CEO, Bob McCandless to present along side expert speakers at TMC’s ITEXPO West in Los Angeles, CA September 1-3.
Huntington Beach, Ca –August 19, 2009 – BrightCom™, the performance leader in integrated telepresence and video conferencing solutions, announced today that CEO, Bob McCandless will present in the session “Adding Video to the Mix” on Wednesday September 2nd at 10:30am at TMC’s Internet Telephony Conference® and EXPO West 2009 (ITEXPO) at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California September 1st and 3rd.
Mr. McCandless will be discussing how video conferencing and telepresence are currently affecting business communication. Mr. McCandless will present the factors driving the short-term and long-term adoption of video in enterprise operations including the current state of the economy, public health and the growing need for improved communication for geographically dispersed businesses and organizations. The session will also explore the future of communication technology and how video conferencing, telepresence and other mediums of video communication will alter the way people interact from their office desktop to their living rooms.
“I am honored to be able to add my knowledge about the telepresence and video conferencing industries to the long list of expert keynotes and speakers at ITEXPO West,” said Bob McCandless, CEO of BrightCom. “It is a very important time for many businesses to assess their internal and external communications in order to keep their competitive edge. BrightCom is very excited to be apart of this show.”
BrightCom will be at the show launching a new line of telepresence solutions at their booth (#202) on the showroom floor. Attendees will be able to experience the fully immersive environment of collaborative telepresence as they speak and share information with meeting participants from around the country. The new solution will be on display using BrightCom’s meeting infrastructure Visual Collaboration System, a single appliance that provides web-based meeting administration and full web conferencing capabilities.
“We are very pleased that will Mr.McCandless will be participating in this year’s show. BrightCom is widely recognized and respected as an industry leader, and I am confident that our attendees will appreciate and value the opportunity to hear his perspective on video conferencing and telepresence,” said TMC CEO and conference chairman, Rich Tehrani.
ITEXPO is the event with an educational program that teaches resellers, enterprises, SMBs, and Government Agencies how to select IP-based voice, video, fax, and unified communications to purchase or resell. 2009 marks the 10th Anniversary for the world’s largest and best-attended IP Communications trade show. The show draws an average attendance of 7,000 buyers and sellers of IP Communications products and services. The show in September will be the 19th ITEXPO, and TMC projects total attendance to once again exceed 7,000. ITEXPO is where buyers, sellers, resellers, and manufacturers meet to forge relationships and close deals.
Mr. Tehrani continued, “Over the past twelve months, widespread deployment of IP Communications services by global service providers, businesses and governments has reinforced that this exciting technology is a viable, cost-effective communications solution. As a result, we are seeing a significant number of senior-level executives attending ITEXPO as a means of learning about the technology so they too can take advantage of its benefits.”
Persons interested in experiencing BrightCom newest telepresence solution can visit their website to download a free VIP pass to ITEXPO West’s exhibit hall. To register for the convention please visit the ITEXPO West 2009 website.
BrightCom sponsors the Telepresence Channel on TMCnet, presenting corporate news and editorial content on telepresence and video conferencing topics.
For more information about Bob McCandless, BrightCom’s exhibit at TMC’s ITEXPO West in Los Angeles, CA, BrightCom’s ClearView Conferencing and Visual Collaboration System, or other video conferencing services provided by BrightCom, please call 877-483-9737 or visit BrightCom at www.brightcom.com.
About BrightCom – BrightCom specializes in creating flexible and affordable video and telepresence conferencing solutions. With unique integrated data and video conferencing solutions, BrightCom offers a wide range of options to connect people and content from home offices, mobile devices, desktops or conference rooms. BrightCom’s Visual Collaboration System 2.0 provides a powerful conferencing infrastructure for real-time interactive data sharing. Along side VCS 2.0, BrightCom’s ClearView Conferencing solutions allow for crystal clear audio and video broadcasts giving business the face to face connection vital for effective communication. BrightCom’s integrated video and audio solutions have helped thousands of businesses across the nation to reduce operational costs, diminish corporate carbon footprint and push the boundaries of communication within their industry. To learn more about our quality video conferencing with in-depth collaboration features without a costly investment on bandwidth upgrades, call 877-483-9737 or visit www.BrightCom.com.
About TMC - Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN magazines. TMCnet, TMC’s Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by an average of two million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. TMCnet is ranked as 2,921 in Quantcast’s Top U.S. Sites placing TMCnet in the top .03% most visited Web sites in the US. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO, 4GWE Conference (in conjunction with Crossifre Media), and Digium|Asterisk World. For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.
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