SOURCE: WITI

September 06, 2007 09:00 ET

Women in Technology Names ShowStoppers Official Producer of Press Events

SHERMAN OAKS, CA and AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - September 6, 2007) - ShowStoppers® is now the official producer of press events for members of WITI, Women in Technology International, the global trade association that helps prepare women to fill corporate leadership positions, and start to grow technology businesses.

The marketing partnership "creates new opportunities to introduce the press to the smart, tech-savvy women in business, the companies they run and the companies they create," said Carolyn Leighton, founder and chair of WITI.

"The members of WITI are role models for the future," said Steve Leon, partner, ShowStoppers. "They take on risky projects. They inspire. They create success. They design and market business, consumer, lifestyle and digital technologies for work, home and play. This is precisely what we want to help put on the radar for the thousands of reporters, editors, columnists and industry analysts who attend ShowStoppers events throughout the year."

About WITI

Women in Technology International, WITI, http://www.witi.org, is the leading trade association for professional, tech-savvy women committed to using technology, resources and connections to advance women worldwide. WITI's mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity.

With a global network of smart, talented women, and a market reach exceeding two million, WITI has powerful programs and partnerships that provide connections, resources, opportunities and a supportive environment of women committed to helping each other. Along with its professional association of networks throughout the U.S. and worldwide, including Hong Kong, Great Britain, Australia, and Mexico, WITI delivers value for individuals that work for a company, the government, or academia, as well as small business owners.

WITI products and services include: Networking, WITI Marketplace, Career Services/Search, National Conferences and Regional Events, Publications and Resources, Small Business Programs, Research, Bulletin Boards and more.

About ShowStoppers

Now in its 15th year, ShowStoppers is the only producer of press-only special events with global experience and expertise. ShowStoppers events are regularly attended by, among others, ABC, CBS, BBC, Bloomberg, CNN, NPR, the Wall Street Journal, This Old House Magazine, Business Week, Consumer Reports, engadget, Fortune, Forbes, Good Housekeeping, Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline, Maxim, Money, Outlook 4Mobility, the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Stuff, USA Today, C/Net, Dow Jones, eWeek, IDC, InfoWorld, Jupiter Research, Network World, Newsweek, PC Magazine, PC World, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, USA Today and ZD Net. ShowStoppers has hosted the PC World awards for six consecutive years and is partnered with Hannover Fairs USA Inc., PR Newswire, the Wi-Fi Alliance, the Austin Wireless Alliance, and Women in Technology International.

The next ShowStoppers events are ShowStoppers for the Digital Holiday, 26 Sept. 2007, in New York City; ShowStoppers @ CTIA Wireless IT & Entertainment, 22 Oct. 2007, in San Francisco; ShowStoppers @ CES, 7 Jan. 2008; and PressExpoUSA, 3 Mar. 2008, in Hannover, Germany, at CeBIT, the world's largest trade fair for digital, IT and telecommunications for work and home. For details on how to participate as a sponsor, contact Dave Leon, director of sales for ShowStoppers, at 845-638-3527.

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