Gilbane Report & Exgenex Form Lighthouse Seminars and Launch Content Management Conference Series
10/22/03

Lighthouse Seminars hosts Gilbane Conferences on Content Management scheduled for Los Angeles and New York.

Contact: Jeffrey Arcuri
781-821-6634
jarcuri@lighthouseseminars.com 

Cambridge , Mass. , October 22, 2003 . The Gilbane Report has formed Lighthouse Seminars, LLC ) in partnership with Exgenex to expand its highly regarded conference business. Lighthouse Seminars will develop targeted events focused on content technology and industry trends. “Our new company will broaden our reach to a larger audience of IT and business managers,” said Frank Gilbane, Editor of the Gilbane Report. “Lighthouse Seminars will provide the focused, content-rich and independent events that our subscribers are looking for by combining in-depth IT management discussions with best practices and case studies developed under the auspices of the Gilbane Content Technology Works(TM) initiative.”

Conference Schedule

Gilbane conferences produced by Lighthouse Seminars will initially include:

•  March 24-26, 2004 at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles focused technology and solutions for managing data rich content , such as information associated with complex products found in aerospace and defense, and media rich content , such as digital assets used in training, brand marketing, and media and entertainment applications.

•  October, 2004 in New York City focused on content technology for financial service applications and marketing operations.

“While the event business has been hit hard in the last couple of years, we are finding that there is a market for high quality, focused and intimate events that provide direct contact with the individuals possessing the expertise attendees are looking to tap into,” said Jeffrey Arcuri, VP & General Manager of Events for Lighthouse Seminars, “We are excited to debut our conferences with such close ties to an organization like Gilbane whose conferences, contrary to industry trends, are increasing in demand.”

For more information on our conferences, visit www.lighthouseseminars.com and www.gilbane.com/events

The Gilbane Report will continue to work with existing conference partners, including Seybold Seminars, who produces the Gilbane Conference on Content Management at Seybold San Francisco , IDEAlliance, AIIM, and TechnoForum SARL.

About Bluebill Advisors, The Gilbane Report, and Content Technology Works(TM)

Bluebill Advisors, Inc. serves the content management community in three distinct ways: publications, industry conferences and professional services. Our publications include The Gilbane Report, a content technologies industry standard with thousands of subscribers and a public portal at https://gilbane.com . We produce conferences through Lighthouse Seminars, LLC, and partner with other educational conference organizations. The Gilbane report administers the Content Technology Works program disseminating best practices with founding partners Software AG (TECdax:SOW), Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ:SUNW), Artesia Technologies, Atomz, Context Media, Convera (NASDAQ:CNVR), Vignette (NASDAQ:VIGN), and WebWare.

About Exgenex

Exgenex is a leading provider of Event Management services, Web-based Registration tools, and Housing Application products and services to the Event Industry. We provide complete event management solutions to organizations and events in the US and Europe . Our services include: Meeting Management, On-Line and On-Site Registration, Housing, Lead Retrieval and Management, Internet Cafes and ID Badges, and Prospect qualification. Exgenex provides full service registration and lead retrieval services for events worldwide ranging in size from 500 – 200,000 participants. www.exgenex.com

About Jeffrey Arcuri

Jeff Arcuri has over 18 years of event management experience in the for-profit and the non-profit arenas. For nine years, he served as Vice President of Events and Marketing for Mitch Hall Associates, successfully managing MacWorld Expo, and ComNet for the International Data Group, E3 for the Electronic Gaming Association, and the Solaris Conference for Sun Microsystems. In 1998 Jeff joined the Association for Information and Image Management as Vice President of Events and Marketing. He helped to grow the AIIM Show and Conference, diversify the association’s exhibitor base, and helped to focus the association’s direction in the Content Management industry. While at AIIM, Jeff was instrumental in launching a series of smaller conference programs domestically and in Europe that complemented the existing event schedule. Jeff served on the ASAE Meetings and Expositions Council from 1998 – 2001.

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