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 10th Annual KioskCom Conference & Tradeshow
to be held April 10-12 in Las Vegas

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The Largest and Longest Running Conference and Tradeshow
of Its Kind Announces Speaker Roster and Session Topics

TRUMBULL, CT (January 24, 2006) – The KioskCom Conference & Tradeshow (KioskCom), the defining global event for interactive self-service business solutions, announces its 2006 conference and tradeshow will be held April 10-12 at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV.

Building off of a highly successful 2005 event, KioskCom 2006 expects that over 2,000 participants will register, continuing as the most critical, strategic, largest and longest running conference and tradeshow for kiosks and self-service, worldwide.

Named twice as one of the Fastest 50 growing events in North America, KioskCom delivers critical content and strategies to ensure kiosk success – directly from end-user companies that utilize kiosks within their organizations. This year’s sessions and workshops are designed to deliver the strategic insight and first-hand lessons necessary to address and solve an organization’s business challenges.  

“Companies need to find ways to improve their margins – and kiosks provide that avenue” said Lawrence Dvorchik, KioskCom’s General Manager.  “Generating additional revenues, improving the customer experience and solving the critical operational and labor issues are all at the forefront of organization strategies.  KioskCom is the only place that delivers the strategic insight required from the people that have faced these dilemmas in their organizations.  Attendees will hear from other people that are – or were – in their same situation, who used kiosks to successfully provide the solutions to improve their margins.” 

Representatives from some of the world’s most recognizable brands will be on hand to discuss critical issues involved in attracting and retaining customers through self-service programs.  Speakers and topics currently confirmed for this years keynote presentations include: 

  • Opening Keynote Panel: “Increasing Revenues, Usage and the Customer Experience Enterprise-Wide through Integrated Multi-Channel Self-Service”, presented by experts from the United States Postal Service (USPS) Retail Services
  • Day Two Keynote Presentation: “How Self-Service Kiosks Increase Average Price per Order, Upsell and Speed of Service”, presented by a top Subway store franchisee.
Additional session speakers include influential executives from Campbell Soup Company Subway, Duane Reade, Levin Furniture, Redbox Automated Retail, Swift Transportation, Sports-O-Zone and Independence Visitor Center Corporation, among others.

Speakers will center their thought-provoking presentations on timely issues, including:  

  • Boosting In-Store Sales: Increasing the Customer Experience and Spend
  • Using Kiosks to Create an Interactive Branded Merchandising Solution
  • Creating Loyal Customers to Increase Revenue
  • Achieving your Business Objectives through Self-Service Technology 
  • Improving Speed of Service
  • Increasing Revenues, Usage and the Customer Experience through Integrated Multi-Channel Self-Service
“Now in our tenth year, KioskCom stands out as the self-service industry’s most distinguished event for executives and decision makers to network with other end-users, educating each other on the industry’s most pressing challenges,” said Dvorchik. “This conference provides a one-of-a-kind educational experience in this industry that truly benefits all those that attend.”

KioskCom 2006 also features KioskCom's 5th Annual Excellence Awards, presented at a Dinner and Reception - hosted by KioskCom and the KioskCom Professional Society -  on April 10 at 7:00 pm.  This esteemed competition is recognized as the most prestigious award a kiosk project can win and has honored more than 150 companies across multiple industries for their leadership, innovations, and success with self-service kiosk business solutions. Past winners include BMW, SONY, AAA, Avis, Hilton Hotels, Daimler Chrysler and ExxonMobil. Deadline for submission is February 16, 2006. 

For additional information about the 10th Annual KioskCom Conference and Tradeshow and / or the KioskCom Excellence Awards, please visit http://www.kioskcom.com.

About JD Events
JD Events is dedicated to the creation of targeted and innovative industry-leading events that deliver results. The company brings together highly qualified buying audiences, education-rich content and high-level networking opportunities -- all geared toward increasing business transactions in the markets it serves. For more information on JD Events, visit http://www.jdevents.com or contact Joel Davis at joel@jdevents.com


 
Contact:

Chree Carr
VOLLMER
972-488-4790
chree@vollmerpr.com 

Joelle Coretti
KioskCom Conference & Tradeshow
203-371-6322, ext. 209
joelle@jdevents.com 
 

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