SOURCE: Team Lightbulb

May 06, 2008 09:30 ET

Team Lightbulb Doubles Conference Registrants at Telecom2008 at the NAB Show

Sessions on IPTV Content and Advertising Provided Significant Additional Draw

VIENNA, VA--(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - Team Lightbulb™, a premier conference, trade show and event management organization, today announced that the number of registrants for its Telecom2008 conference at the NAB Show was double last year's conference registrants. They also announced that the participation in the exhibit floor tours was up 45%. Total registration for Telecom2008 was over 450.

"Deployments of IPTV are growing. Carriers and vendors are looking for valuable information on revenue-generating opportunities such as dynamic advertising and premium content," said Fred Ellis, COO of SecureMedia, the leading provider of digital media protection for video-on-demand, IPTV, multimedia and music over broadband IP networks. "With a wide range of sessions hosted by knowledgeable experts, Telecom2008 provided a wonderful venue for attendees to obtain practical IPTV solutions. We look forward to our participation and sponsorship again next year."

Registrants represented vendors and service providers from urban to rural markets in the U.S. and abroad including U.S. market leaders AT&T and Verizon, Canada's Telus, European providers Belgacom and Telecom Italia, and South Korea's innovative Korea Telecom.

"The timing, content and speakers at Telecom2008 met service providers' and vendors' needs, resulting in a great increase in the number of registrants over last year," said John Abel, Partner with Team Lightbulb.

The NAB Show is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all media. Telecom200X is an annual conference at the NAB Show that is designed for carriers and vendors. It addresses technical and business issues on subjects such as IPTV. Telecom2008 included four tracks: The Business of IPTV; IPTV -- It's about the Content; Telecom Technology Papers; and the Telecom Crash Course. Presentations can be downloaded from Telecom2008 Presentations.

About Team Lightbulb

Team Lightbulb is a premier producer of face-to-face and online conferences, trade shows and events for businesses and consumers. Team Lightbulb's management has extensive experience and expertise in all aspects of producing events and conferences from logistics, marketing, and sales to content development and securing speakers. Their reputation has attracted a client roster that includes some of the country's pre-eminent associations and event organizers. Team Lightbulb's first Great Kids Expo™, will be produced in metropolitan Washington, D.C. in fall 2008.

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