CMP Technology's Scott Dominguez Named Show Manager of the Year

Dominguez Honored for Work on Interop Las Vegas by The Expo Group

PRNewswire-FirstCall
MANHASSET, N.Y.
Nov 30, 2006

MANHASSET, N.Y., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Last evening at the seventh annual awards gala in San Diego, Scott Dominguez, Director, Operations and Event Services of CMP Technology, was awarded the Show Manager of the Year (SMOTY) by The Expo Group. Dominguez was honored for his work on Interop Las Vegas which took place at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, April 30-May 5, 2006.

Dominguez has had a long history with the Interop events. He began working on the event 17 years ago in data entry, and has held a variety of key positions throughout this time. His commitment to strong alliances between exhibitors, attendees, employees and vendors alike has consistently remained in focus throughout his varied experience.

The Expo Group SMOTY Awards are presented annually by The Expo Group, a tradeshow services provider, to show managers who make a difference in the industry, in their own organization and in the lives of exhibitors by creating and implementing great new ideas, focusing on problem solving and attending to the even the smallest details to ensure a successful show. Dominguez won the coveted designation in the Tier 4 category for shows with 701-1,500 booths.

Dominguez received a trophy and a $1,000 check payable to the charity of his choice - The San Francisco AIDS Foundation, which was founded in 1982 in response to the health emergency created by the AIDS epidemic. For over twenty years, the Foundation has been a pioneering force in AIDS public awareness, prevention, and education efforts and a national advocate for critically needed funding and compassionate public health policy.

"Our awards honor show managers who implement The Expo Group's unique philosophy of premier customer service. Winners, such as Scott, have demonstrated their commitment to work consistently and effectively to create outstanding events that are executed flawlessly," said Ray Pekowski, The Expo Group President and CEO.

Show managers are eligible for The Expo Group SMOTY Award consideration regardless of any affiliation with The Expo Group. Judging is conducted by a panel of publishers and show organizers. In 2004, CMP's Nancy Hammervik won The Expo Group SMOTY Award for her work on the company's XChange Events (http://www.cmpxchange.com/).

For additional information on Interop events, go to http://www.interop.com/ or to learn about CMP Technology, go to http://www.cmp.com/.

About Interop®

Interop®, now part of the CMP family of global brands, has led the revolution and evolution in IP networking for the past twenty years, and is dedicated to promoting and demonstrating the interoperability of the converged network, applications and devices to seamlessly exchange and use information to address the full range of business challenges facing IT organizations today and tomorrow. As the leading destination for technology buyers and sellers, Interop has fostered the growth and evolution of the IT industry for the past two decades, and remains the most anticipated and only comprehensive IT event. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet and InteropLabs programs, Interop® provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer. Interop® New York 2006 will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, September 18-22, 2006, with Interop® Las Vegas returning to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from May 20-25, 2007. For more information about these events, visit http://www.interop.com/.

About CMP Technology (http://www.cmp.com/)

CMP Technology is a marketing solutions company serving the technology industry. Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information brands, CMP has earned the confidence of more technology professionals than any other media company. As a result, CMP is the premier provider of access, insight and actionable programs designed to connect sellers and buyers in ways that yield superior return on investment. CMP Technology is a subsidiary of United Business Media (http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com/), a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $3 billion.

Alix Raine
  SVP Communications
  CMP Technology
  516.562.7827
  araine@cmp.com

SOURCE: CMP Technology

CONTACT: Alix Raine, SVP Communications, CMP Technology, +1-516-562-
7827, araine@cmp.com

Web site: http://www.cmp.com/
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http://www.interop.com/

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