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2009 Marks Record Year for InformationWeek Virtual Events; 2010 Virtual Event Schedule Released

San Francisco – January 8, 2010 – TechWeb’s InformationWeek, the market-leading business technology media brand, released its 2010 virtual event schedule following a record-breaking season in 2009.  InformationWeek, along with its network of authoritative brands including Network Computing and Dark Reading, produced a total of eighteen events in 2009.  The InformationWeek 500 Virtual Event was recognized by min’s Best of the Web Award as the 2009 Best Virtual Event. 

Highlights from 2009 include:

  • Over 2000 registrants per event – a number that surpassed all its attendance goals by 140%
  • On average, attendees spent 2 hours and 13 minutes per event
  • Over 900 content clicks and 205 downloads per booth per event
  • 98% of users find the experience of attending easy or reasonable
  • 96% found InformationWeek virtual events to be valuable

“The core of our success in virtual events is our content,” says Martha Schwartz, vice president of group sales for the InformationWeek Business Technology Network.  “Content coupled with relevant and highly actionable strategies for our audience sets our virtual events apart from others in the industry.”

Based on this success, InformationWeek Business Technology Network has announced an expanded schedule for virtual events in 2010.

February 10, 2010           InformationWeek:  IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance

March 3, 2010                   InformationWeek: Advanced Strategies in Virtualization

March 24, 2010                InformationWeek and Dark Reading: Strengthening IT Security’s Weakest Link: End Users

April 13, 2010                   Insurance & Technology: The Optimized Enterprise: Creating A More Competitive And Efficient Insurance Organization

April 28, 2010                   InformationWeek: The Anatomy Of The Cloud: A Look Ahead

May 12, 2010                     Bank Systems & Technology: The New Payments Landscape: Securing Competitive Advantage

May 20, 2010                    Virtual Interop: Infrastructure 2.0

August 11, 2010                Dark Reading: Cybersecurity: The New Threats

September 16, 2010        InformationWeek Healthcare: Electronic Medical Records Transformation

September 29, 2010        InformationWeek 500

October 20, 2010              InformationWeek and Network Computing: Alternate Delivery Models and The New Value of IT

November 2, 2010           Wall Street & Technology: Accelerating Wall Street

To view registration pages for upcoming virtual events or view archived events on-demand, please visit,

For more information about InformationWeek Business Technology Network’s virtual events, please visit,