SOURCE: Wainhouse

November 28, 2006 10:16 ET

Wainhouse Research Announces the C4B Virtual Tradeshow

Industry's First Online Conference and Exhibition Provides Free Educational Opportunities for a Global Audience

DUXBURY, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 28, 2006 -- Wainhouse Research, the leading independent market research and analyst firm in the conferencing, collaboration, and unified communication space, today announced the launch of the C4B (Conferencing for Business) Virtual Tradeshow. C4B is an online conference and exhibition, scheduled to start in January 2007.

The C4B program has two parts; a series of monthly live interactive conferences and an ongoing exhibition of industry vendors, products, and services. Each half-day conference includes several back-to-back educational webcasts on a conferencing and collaboration topic. Topics from the 2007 C4B agenda include:

--  Conferencing Managed Services - Fact, Fiction, or Hype?
--  Reaching Your Audience with Streaming and Webcasting
--  Understanding the Value of Telepresence
The C4B exhibitor tradeshow booths provide attendees with a convenient way to learn about the various offerings in the market place. Similar to brick and mortar events, C4B virtual booths allow visitors to access product demos, download promotional materials, view prerecorded presentations, and even participate in a live chat session with sales reps and product managers. Unlike traditional tradeshows, C4B remains open 24/7/365, providing attendees with on-demand access to valuable information and vendors with a cost-effective way to meet customers and prospects.

"Wainhouse Research is pleased to provide this free educational opportunity to enterprises around the world," reports Ira Weinstein, Partner at Wainhouse Research and Program Director of the C4B Virtual Tradeshow. "C4B leverages virtual communication technologies to highlight the benefits of those very solutions. C4B will give attendees a first-hand look at conferencing solutions while allowing participating vendors to practice what they preach."

The C4B program is powered by the iCongo ( ICE3 Virtual Tradeshow Platform to ensure the best possible user experience.

About Wainhouse Research

Wainhouse Research ( provides strategic guidance and insight on products & services for Real-Time Unified Communications. The global client base includes established and new technology suppliers and service providers as well as enterprise users of voice, video, streaming, and web collaboration solutions.


Manufacturers, VARs, and service providers interested in exhibiting or presenting at the C4B Virtual Tradeshow should contact Ira Weinstein at or +1 (770) 408-0460. Booth space and speaking slots are reserved on a first-come first-served basis, and over 40% of the live sessions are already filled.

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