THE Journal Press Releases

1105 Media Acquires School & College Building Expo

1105 Media, Inc., producers of the international education events FETC and Campus Technology, and publishers of THE Journal and Campus Technology, is expanding its education portfolio with the acquisition of the School & College Building Expo from JD Events.

PC Mall Gov and T.H.E. Journal Announce Essay Contest Winners for Middle and High School Students

Manassas, VA - January 26, 2009 - PC Mall Gov, Inc., a subsidiary of PC Mall, Inc. (NASDAQ: MALL), is pleased to announce the winners of the “Green Light Contest,” which we announced on September 17, 2008. The essay contest was designed to encourage students to examine how technology is affecting their classrooms and schools, and what this means for the environment overall. The announcement of the winners was made at FETC, the Florida Educational Technology Conference, on January 23, 2009 in Orlando, Florida.

1105 Media Partners with Project Tomorrow to Expand Reach and Scope of Speak Up Data

Irvine, Calif. – 1105 Media announced today a collaborative partnership between the 1105 Media Education Group and Project Tomorrow that will address the growing demand for more data to develop effective education technology products. The goal of this partnership is to share the insights and opinions of students, teachers, administrators and parents from the national Speak Up surveys with leaders in the educational technology market.

FETC 2009: Registration Open for Flagship Ed-Tech Conference

FETC 2009, one of the largest conferences in the nation devoted entirely to educational technology, opens at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, FL, on January 21, 2009. The conference, which runs through January 24, provides K-12 educators and administrators an unparalleled opportunity to explore technologies across the curriculum, while increasing their familiarity with the latest hardware, software and successful strategies on technology use.

ILC 2008: 21st Century Skills, Social Networking, Hands-On Classes Highlight New Ed Conference

October 28, 2008. Chatsworth, CA – Educators from the western U.S. and throughout the nation explored the latest trends in teaching with technology during the Innovative Learning Conference (ILC) 2008, held at the San Jose Convention Center, October 14-16.

Campus Technology 2008 To Explore World of Wikis, Podcasts & MashUps

Campus Technology 2008, the 15th annual higher education technology conference and expo will open at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston, MA on July 28. This year's conference, which runs through July 31, focuses on "Web 2.0," and the cutting-edge communication and collaboration technologies that facilitate creativity, information sharing and community. Under the theme "Welcome to Next-Gen.Edu," all workshops, general sessions and special MIT campus tours will focus on the applications, software and services that are revolutionizing education throughout the campus.

New Education Conference to Address Issues Surrounding Creation and Delivery of K-12 Instructional Materials

T.H.E. Journal, the first magazine to cover technology in education and, for more than 30 years in the forefront of the advancement of the learning process, announces a new initiative aimed at exploring all aspects of K-12 curricular materials.

Innovative Learning Conference 2008 Issues Call for Speakers

The Innovative Learning Conference (ILC) 2008, a new event dedicated to exploring the use of innovative technology and methodology in the K-12 education community, is seeking speaker proposals for the inaugural conference, taking place October 14 -- 16, 2008, in San Jose, CA.

Education Channel Partner to Debut June 2008

1105 Media, publisher of T.H.E. Journal and Campus Technology, has announced a key expansion of the 1105 Education Group with the introduction of Education Channel Partner. This new business unit will focus on the important information needs and critical issues facing distributors, value-added resellers and other channel professionals in the education market.

EducationPlaza Adds Four States to Partnership Roster

EducationPlaza, the first state-specific online resource for sourcing products and services for the K-12 market, is pleased to announce that Illinois, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania have joined the roster of states actively participating in this innovative purchasing program.

Registrations, Exhibitors Reach Record Levels at FETC 2008

FETC, a division of 1105 Media and one of the largest conferences in the nation devoted entirely to educational technology, announced today that attendee pre-registration for the 2008 conference, staging Jan. 22-25 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., is up 15 percent over 2007 numbers. Nearly 9,000 educators and administrators from all 50 states will be attending 200-plus conference sessions and workshops presenting the latest information and best practices in hot-button categories such as virtual learning, emerging technologies, security plus teaching and professional development and more.

Ellen Romanow Named Associate Publisher, 1105 Education Group

1105 Education Group, a division of 1105 Media Inc., announced today the appointment of Ellen Romanow as Associate Publisher of the business unit dedicated to serving the K-20 education technology community. Romanow will be responsible for sales and custom media across the growing division of print, online, and events. She will report to Wendy La Duke, Education Group Publisher.

1105 Media Acquires Education Plaza

Chatsworth, CA--October 4, 2007--1105 Media, Inc., announced today that it has acquired Education Plaza, the first web-based, state-specific resource and information center designed to assist K-12 administrators with their purchasing decisions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

FETC and CUE Announce Exclusive Partnership To Produce Major West Coast Event

FETC, a part of 1105 Media's Educational Technology Group, and CUE, a leading producer of professional development events for the educational technology community, are partnering to produce an annual event in Northern California, beginning October 2008. This conference will target K-20 educators, the education community, and administrators of all levels and will focus on identifying and sharing innovative teaching and learning solutions to enhance student achievement. FETC holds one of the nation's premier educational technology conferences in Florida each year, while CUE produces the largest educational technology conference on the West Coast.

1105 Media Acquires Florida Educational Technology Corporation

1105 Media Inc. announced today it has acquired the Florida Educational Technology Corporation, producer of the annual FETC Conference, one of the oldest and largest education technology conferences focusing on the K-12 market. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.