For Immediate Release:


Attend Free -Vote for Your Favorite Solution and Visit with Over 50 Vendors Displaying Enterprise Search, Enterprise DRM, Automated Publishing, Blog and Wiki Technologies

Welz & Weisel Communications
Evan Weisel, 703-323-6006
Cell: 703-628-5754

San Francisco CA, April 4, 2006. There are hundreds of vendors that claim to have the answer to today’s content management challenge. Now it is your opportunity as an end user to attend, for free, CMS Idol. Have your opinion count as you vote for the content management solution you think is most innovative. CMS Idol is taking place at the Palace Hotel on April 25th at the upcoming Gilbane Conference on Content Management Technologies San Francisco. Not only is CMS Idol free to attend but attendees can visit with over 50 vendors showcasing their latest content management solutions.

CMS Idol 
Vendors registered to participate thus far include: Hot Banana Software, Interwoven, Paperthin, Refresh Software, and Vasont.

— Round I – 3:45pm

Help crown the “2006 CMS Idol” in a fast-paced, entertaining set
of competitive demos. CMS vendors will present 6-minute demos
showing the best features of their systems. An expert panel of
judges will offer pithy commentary, but the best part is: you vote
for the winner! The top 3 finalists will face off in Round 2
during the reception.

— Round II – 5:30pm – “The Finals”

Help crown the “2006 CMS Idol” in a fast-paced, entertaining set
of competitive demos. Three vendor finalists will present 8-minute
demos showing something special about their solution. An expert
panel of judges will liven up the show, but it is you the attendee
who votes for the winner! The winner will be announced and
officially crowned during the reception.

Technology Showcase
Visit with vendors in the exhibit hall before or after CMS Idol. The exhibit hall is open April 25-26. Hours to meet with exhibitors each day are: 10-11am, noon-2pm, and 5-7pm.

About Lighthouse Seminars 

Lighthouse Seminars’ events cover information technologies and “content technologies” in particular. These include content management of all types, digital asset management, document management, web content management, enterprise portals, enterprise search, web and multi-channel publishing, electronic forms, authoring, content and information integration, information architecture, and e-catalogs.

About Gilbane Report Consulting
The Gilbane Report serves the content technology and publishing community with publications, conferences and consulting services. The Gilbane Report also administers the Content Technology Works program disseminating best practices with partners Software AG (TECdax:SOW), Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ:SUNW), Artesia Digital Media, a Division of Open Text, Astoria Software, ClearStory Systems (OTCBB:INSS), Context Media (Oracle, NASDAQ: ORCL), Convera (NASDAQ:CNVR), IBM (NYSE:IBM), Idiom, Mark Logic, Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX), SDL International (London Stock Exchange:SDL), Vasont Systems, Vignette (NASDAQ:VGN), and WebSideStory (NASDAQ:WSSI).,