Joe Theismann Shares Game Plan at Channel Partners Expo

Joe Theismann, ESPNs Monday Night Football analyst and former NFL MVP, will deliver the keynote address at the 10th anniversary Spring Channel Partners Conference & Expo on March 4.

Theismann will share his Game Plan for Success, which outlines the plays that brought him success both on and off the football field. The former quarterback and Super Bowl champion will draw parallels between winning in football and in business by showing how to succeed under pressure and adapt quickly to unexpected situations.

A 12-year NFL veteran, Theismann played in 163 consecutive games from 1974 to 1985 and holds the Redskins records for passing yardage, completions and attempts. A two-time Pro Bowl selection, Theismann led Washington to a 27-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XVII.

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Attend TELECOM WEEK Education

BOTH COMPTEL PLUS and Channel Partners Conference & Expo are known as networking shows, but theres a lot more going on than exchanging business cards. The back-to-back events billed as TELECOM WEEK 2007, Feb. 27 – March 6 at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas will showcase more than a dozen educational sessions with crossover appeal, making it a premier learning experience.

COMPTEL PLUS, for example, will feature on March 1 a track called 7 in 07, which will include session titles, such as 7 Ways to Embrace New Technology in 2007 and 7 Ways to Reach Your Key Customers in 2007. These sessions will offer tips to help any communications business succeed in the new year.

Another COMPTEL PLUS session, VoIP Systems for SMBs: Challenges & Opportunities, will cover a topic of concern across carriers and their channels VoIP adoption among SMBs.

Discussion of VoIP will continue at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, with a session on March 4 titled, Reach Out: Deploying VoIP in Multilocation Accounts. This seminar will talk about how to install VoIP at least cost. And a special address from Stephen Olejniczak, the author of Telecom for Dummies, will tell The Whole Truth about VoIP technology, its variations, applications and creative ways to serve it up to your customers.

TELECOM WEEK 2007 seminars will cover the range of interest from technology to sales to regulation. To make it easier for you to plan your Telecom Week, here is a list of sessions in which attendees across the board will find value:

Wednesday, Feb. 28

1:45 – 2:15 p.m. Legislative Update View from Capitol Hill
3:15 – 4:05 p.m. The Tunney Act: What is the True Impact on Competition?
4:10 – 5 p.m. Net Neutrality vs. Internet Privatization
4:10 – 5 p.m. Top Technologies for VoIP Security & Number Mapping

Thursday, March 1

8:30 – 9:20 a.m. 7 Ways to Embrace New Technology in 2007
9:30 – 10:20 a.m. 7 Ways to Reach Your Key Customers in 2007
9:30 – 10:20 a.m. VoIP Systems for SMBs; Challenges & Opportunities
9:30 – 10:20 a.m. 10 Gigabit Ethernet and the Next-Generation Capacity

Sunday, March 4

2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Carrier Roundtable
3:30 – 4:20 p.m. Barrel Fishing How to Catch Sales on Any Budget
4:30 – 5:20 p.m. Reach Out: Deploying VoIP in Multilocation Accounts

Monday, March 5

9 – 9:50 a.m. MPLS VPN: Find Out What it Means to You (and Your Customers)
9 – 9:50 a.m. Unified Communications is Back and Better Than Ever
9 – 9:50 a.m. When Disaster Strikes: Business Continuity Planning
10 – 10:50 a.m. Managed Security Made Simple
11 – 11:50 a.m. The Whole Truth About VoIP

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