CIO Magazine Publisher to Deliver Keynote at 2001 Georgia CIO of the Year Awards

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from Georgia CIO of the Year Awards

    ATLANTA, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Intellinet
 today announced that Gary Beach, publisher of CIO magazine, will be the
 keynote speaker at the 2001 Georgia CIO of the Year Awards(TM).  Beach will
 address the audience of CIOs, CEOs and other IT executives at the third annual
 awards program, held at the Four Seasons Atlanta on Tues., May 1, 2001 from
 7-9:45 a.m.
     In his presentation, Beach will discuss the top ten issues that CIOs need
 to be concerned with when planning their enterprise-wide strategies over the
 next 12 months.  Beach will also highlight compelling data on IT spending
 released from the CIO Magazine Tech Poll, created in partnership with CIO and
 yardeni.com.
     According to Beach, "More and more companies are relying on information
 and information technology to communicate and work with their customers and
 partners.  The role of the CIO has never been more important."
     Beach is one of the nation's leading authorities on IT issues and the
 ever-changing role of the CIO executive.  He has testified before both the
 U.S. House and Senate on the Year 2000 technology problem and is used
 frequently as an IT source by such media organizations as CNN, USA Today,
 Newsweek, C-SPAN and MSNBC.  Beach is also a regular commentator for NPR
 (National Public Radio).  For more information on Beach, please go to
 http://www.cio.com/info/gbeach.html .
     "The Georgia CIO of the Year Awards is not just a recognition ceremony for
 outstanding technology leadership," said Travis Lewis, COO of Intellinet, the
 event's presenting sponsor.  "It's also a forum that brings together the
 Georgia technology community to learn about new trends and business-critical
 issues that CIOs and other technology leaders will be challenged with in the
 coming year.  We could not have a better speaker than Gary Beach to share the
 latest in industry information," Lewis added.
     Tickets to the 2001 Georgia CIO of the Year Awards can be purchased online
 through Friday, April 27, 2001 at www.georgiacioawards.com .
     The 2001 Georgia CIO of the Year Awards is presented by Intellinet.
 Sponsors include: Premiere -- KPMG Consulting; Platinum -- NetIQ, iD8
 Marketing, Avaya Communication, ThinKnowledge Networks, Commerce One; Gold --
 Red Hot Law Group; Silver -- Microsoft, Interland, Technology Association of
 Georgia, Research in Motion, TechLINKS, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce; and
 Bronze -- Jamcracker, Frazier & Deeter and the Atlanta Electronic Commerce
 Forum.
 
     About the Georgia CIO of the Year Awards
     Founded by Intellinet in 1998, the Georgia CIO of the Year Awards honors
 individuals who have demonstrated outstanding technology leadership in
 Georgia.  They are given to chief information officers, or executives in
 equivalent positions, who have shown excellence in managing their
 organization's enterprise-wide information systems.  For more information
 about the 2001 Georgia CIO of the Year Awards, go to
 www.georgiacioawards.com .
 
     About CIO Magazine
     CIO magazine (launched in 1987) is published by CXO Media Inc.  CXO Media
 serves CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, COOs and other corporate officers who use technology
 to thrive and prosper in this new era of business.  The company strives to
 enhance partnerships between C-level executives, as well as create
 opportunities for information technology (IT) and consumer marketers to reach
 them.  In addition to publishing CIO, CXO Media publishes Darwin magazine,
 produces www.cio.com , The CIO Insider and www.darwinmagazine.com , as well as
 CIO and Darwin Executive Programs, a series of conferences that provide
 educational and networking opportunities for corporate and government leaders.
 
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    ATLANTA, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Intellinet
 today announced that Gary Beach, publisher of CIO magazine, will be the
 keynote speaker at the 2001 Georgia CIO of the Year Awards(TM).  Beach will
 address the audience of CIOs, CEOs and other IT executives at the third annual
 awards program, held at the Four Seasons Atlanta on Tues., May 1, 2001 from
 7-9:45 a.m.
     In his presentation, Beach will discuss the top ten issues that CIOs need
 to be concerned with when planning their enterprise-wide strategies over the
 next 12 months.  Beach will also highlight compelling data on IT spending
 released from the CIO Magazine Tech Poll, created in partnership with CIO and
 yardeni.com.
     According to Beach, "More and more companies are relying on information
 and information technology to communicate and work with their customers and
 partners.  The role of the CIO has never been more important."
     Beach is one of the nation's leading authorities on IT issues and the
 ever-changing role of the CIO executive.  He has testified before both the
 U.S. House and Senate on the Year 2000 technology problem and is used
 frequently as an IT source by such media organizations as CNN, USA Today,
 Newsweek, C-SPAN and MSNBC.  Beach is also a regular commentator for NPR
 (National Public Radio).  For more information on Beach, please go to
 http://www.cio.com/info/gbeach.html .
     "The Georgia CIO of the Year Awards is not just a recognition ceremony for
 outstanding technology leadership," said Travis Lewis, COO of Intellinet, the
 event's presenting sponsor.  "It's also a forum that brings together the
 Georgia technology community to learn about new trends and business-critical
 issues that CIOs and other technology leaders will be challenged with in the
 coming year.  We could not have a better speaker than Gary Beach to share the
 latest in industry information," Lewis added.
     Tickets to the 2001 Georgia CIO of the Year Awards can be purchased online
 through Friday, April 27, 2001 at www.georgiacioawards.com .
     The 2001 Georgia CIO of the Year Awards is presented by Intellinet.
 Sponsors include: Premiere -- KPMG Consulting; Platinum -- NetIQ, iD8
 Marketing, Avaya Communication, ThinKnowledge Networks, Commerce One; Gold --
 Red Hot Law Group; Silver -- Microsoft, Interland, Technology Association of
 Georgia, Research in Motion, TechLINKS, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce; and
 Bronze -- Jamcracker, Frazier & Deeter and the Atlanta Electronic Commerce
 Forum.
 
     About the Georgia CIO of the Year Awards
     Founded by Intellinet in 1998, the Georgia CIO of the Year Awards honors
 individuals who have demonstrated outstanding technology leadership in
 Georgia.  They are given to chief information officers, or executives in
 equivalent positions, who have shown excellence in managing their
 organization's enterprise-wide information systems.  For more information
 about the 2001 Georgia CIO of the Year Awards, go to
 www.georgiacioawards.com .
 
     About CIO Magazine
     CIO magazine (launched in 1987) is published by CXO Media Inc.  CXO Media
 serves CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, COOs and other corporate officers who use technology
 to thrive and prosper in this new era of business.  The company strives to
 enhance partnerships between C-level executives, as well as create
 opportunities for information technology (IT) and consumer marketers to reach
 them.  In addition to publishing CIO, CXO Media publishes Darwin magazine,
 produces www.cio.com , The CIO Insider and www.darwinmagazine.com , as well as
 CIO and Darwin Executive Programs, a series of conferences that provide
 educational and networking opportunities for corporate and government leaders.
 
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