IT Channel and Security Expert Kelley Damore Rejoins Everything Channel as VP, Editorial Director, Brings a Wealth of Leadership and Online Experience to IT Channel Leader

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FRAMINGHAM, Mass.
Dec 2, 2009

Everything Channel, a UBM company, today announced that IT Channel and security expert, Kelley Damore, rejoins the company as VP, Editorial Director. Damore will be responsible for the management of the editorial department. In this role, Damore will continue to execute on the company's vision of producing premier content across online, print, virtual and live events, while expanding and enhancing the company's online community. Damore will also focus on delivering solution providers with the right business tools to accelerate technology sales through Everything Channel's "Complete Technology Channel Solution."

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"Solution Providers drive two-thirds of all technology sales. For more than 25 years our editorial has been delivering the insight and intelligence solution providers have come to depend on and trust," said Robert Faletra, CEO, Everything Channel. "We are thrilled that Kelley will rejoin our team. She comes to us with a unique skill set and a strong knowledge of the channel. Additionally, she brings a solid understanding of online and is known for leading successful teams. Kelley is an exceptional journalist. We look forward to leveraging her insight, sound judgment and extensive experience."

Damore was formerly the Editor-in-Chief of CRN Magazine from 1999 - 2002 and served in a number of roles at the publication for nine years including Senior Executive Editor, Executive Editor, News Editor and Senior Editor/Hardware Editor. Most recently, Damore was Editorial Director at TechTarget overseeing Information Security magazine, Information Security Decisions and Financial Information Security Decisions shows and conferences, SearchSecurity.com, SearchSecurityChannel.com, SearchFinancialSecurity.com and SearchMidmarketSecurity.com. Earlier in her career, Damore was senior writer at IDG's InfoWorld and a staff writer for Ziff Davis' PC Week. Damore has twice been named a finalist for the prestigious Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award and has received numerous American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) awards for editorial excellence. Damore earned a MPA from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and a B.S. from The College of the Holy Cross.

Damore will report to Robert Faletra and will be located in Everything Channel's Framingham, MA headquarters.

Everything Channel is the producer of The ChannelWeb Network, the No. 1 online community for more than one million solution providers in the IT channel, which delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis, tools, video and ChannelCasts; Channelweb Connect is an interactive, online forum that enables solution providers to connect with colleagues and vendors to collaborate and share information; Everything Channel Events produces face-to-face events that build technology partnerships and alliances between technology vendors, distributors and senior-level decision-makers within the end-user and IT channel markets; Virtual Events are one-day live online events which bring together hundreds of solution providers in an innovative, interactive and content rich environment; CRN Magazine, the longest standing channel-focused publication in the world serving the sales channel for the past 30 years, delivers Channel analysis, technology insight and management strategy; and CRNtech focuses on technical analysis.

Everything Channel (www.everythingchannel.com, www.channelweb.com)

Everything Channel, headquartered in Framingham, MA, is the one-stop shop for managing and accelerating technology sales. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with unparalleled audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels through an extensive database. Everything Channel provides innovative field sales and marketing solutions to arm the sellers of technology with the resources they need to achieve measurable and significant results.

About United Business Media Limited (www.unitedbusinessmedia.com)

United Business Media Limited (UBM) is a global media and marketing services company that informs markets and brings the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print, and with the information they need to do business successfully. UBM serves professional and commercial communities, from IT professionals to doctors, from journalists to jewelry dealers, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. UBM employs more than 6,500 people in more than 30 countries. UBM's businesses operating in the US include CMPMedica, Commonwealth Business Media, Everything Channel, PR Newswire, RISI, TechInsights, TechWeb and Think Services. UBM is listed on the London Stock Exchange (UBM.L) and has a market capitalization of $1.6 billion.

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Contact Kate Spellman Everything Channel 516 562.7383 Kate.Spellman@ec.ubm.com

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CONTACT: Kate Spellman, Everything Channel, +1-516-562-7383,
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Web Site: http://www.everythingchannel.com/


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