ON DEMAND Exhibitors Donate Technology to Boston’s Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Press release from the issuing company
April 16, 2007 -- WHO: - Bill Oates, Chief Information Officer, City of Boston, - Michael G. Contompasis, Superintendent, Boston Public Schools, - Jeremiah Ford, Principal, Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, - Kerry Gumas, President and Chief Executive Officer, Questex Media Group, Inc., - Exhibitors of the AIIM and ON DEMAND Conferences & Expos -- BÖWE BELL + HOWELL, Datacap Inc., DataVault Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, Estimator Corp, James Burn International, Kofax, Microsoft Corporation, Nuance Communications, Inc., Ricoh Corporation, Spiral Binding, Visioneer, Inc., and Xerox Corporation’s Office Group.
WHAT: An event demonstrating corporate America’s commitment to public education through contributions to Boston’s Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
- Bill Oates will discuss how access to the best-in-class technology will impact the Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, as well as the City of Bost
- Michael G. Contompasis will comment on the importance of corporate support for public education.
- Jeremiah Ford, Principal, Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will discuss how corporate involvement has had a major impact on the Horace Mann School and how technology enhances literacy.
WHERE: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street, Boston
Exhibition Hall, Product Showcase Theater
WHEN: Wednesday, April 18 at 3:15 PM
WHY: Each year, Questex Media Group and the AIIM and ON DEMAND Conferences & Expos give back to the community by participating in a local education-related charity. This year the Expos are partnering with Boston’s Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing – the oldest public school in the U.S. dedicated to improving teaching and learning to enable all students, including Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students, to achieve high standards of performance. Founded in 1869, the Horace Mann School has an outstanding record of achievement, and continues to be involved in Boston’s education reform plan. By donating much-needed software, printers, scanners and other high-tech equipment, exhibitors at the 2007 AIIM and ON DEMAND Conferences & Expos will leave a lasting legacy to the city of Boston.
The AIIM and ON DEMAND Conferences & Expos are produced by Newton-based Questex Media Group, Inc. (www.questex.com), a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. Questex serves multiple industries including technology, beauty, travel, hospitality, leisure, home entertainment, industrial and specialty services through a range of well-established, market-leading publications, events, interactive media and integrated marketing services. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 50 websites, 25 conferences and tradeshows. Questex has more than 400 employees in offices throughout North America, South America, Asia and Europe.
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