JUPITERMEDIA ANNOUNCES THAT THE IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT FORUM CONFERENCE & EXPO TO BE HELD THIS SEPTEMBER IN ST. LOUIS WILL BE THE LARGEST TO DATE(New York, NY - September 3, 2003) - Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) today announced that the third annual IT Service Management Forum Conference & Expo, produced in conjunction with the itSMF USA, will be held September 15-20, 2003 at America's Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The IT Service Management Conference & Expo is experiencing significant growth and the 2003 event will be the largest to date. The conference is specifically designed to educate management level attendees, and covers how standardized processes and best practices can be used to improve the quality of services provided by IT organizations in four tracks:
IT Service Management Forum Conference & Expo is a management level event that brings together key industry participants around the issue of IT service management and ITIL in a forum that fosters information exchange, honest discussion and collaborative problem solving. Featured keynotes for the event include Bob Artner, Vice President, TechRepublic; Elizabeth A. Byrnes, First Vice President, Infrastructure and Data Services, Merrill Lynch & Co.; Rick Devenuti, CIO and Corporate VP, Microsoft; Tom Grogg, Project Coordinator, State Farm Insurance and Kathy McIntyre, Component Manager, State Farm Insurance; and John Heller, Director of Global IT Solutions, Caterpillar, Inc. Attendees will also hear representatives from Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Computer Associates, Procter & Gamble, Accenture, General Mills, The Dow Chemical Company and IT Service Management Institute, to name a few. In addition to the three-day conference and expo, attendees may continue their ITIL® and IT Service Management education at the many post event training and certification classes that will be held September 18-20.
The Premier Sponsor for IT Service Management Forum Conference & Expo is Microsoft. Platinum Plus Sponsors include Hewlett-Packard, Computer Associates, Compuware and BMC Software. Platinum Sponsor for the event is IT Service Management Institute, and Gold Sponsors include Centrata, Euclid, Logical and Unisys. Additional sponsors and exhibitors include Axios, BetterManagement.com, Changepoint, Covestic, Digital Fuel, Exin, Fox IT, iCan SP, InfoVista, Infra Corporation, InteQ, ITIL Examination Agency, ITpreneurs, ManageOne, MaxUse, Opticom, OutsourcingCentral.com, Principle Technologies, Quint Wellington Redwood, SEI Information Technology, Stroma Service Consulting, Tripwire and Viadyne Corporation. IT Service Management Forum Conference & Expo 2003 is hosted by internet.com and EarthWeb.com, and is produced by Jupitermedia in conjunction with the itSMF USA.
For more information about IT Service Management Forum Conference & Expo and to view the agenda online visit www.jupiterevents.com/itsms/fall03/index.html. For registration information contact Lillian Potter at [email protected] or call (203) 662-2857. For sponsorship and exhibition information contact Tim Walsh at [email protected] or call (203) 662-2838.
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