Clasma Events Inc., the company behind BuilConn, M2M Expo, Wi-tivity, GridWise Expo and the ibX Forum, today announced a new event: ZigBee Expo.

Spotlight on ZigBee Joins ConnectivityWeek Worldwide

DALLAS, TEXAS -February 26, 2007 - Clasma Events Inc., the company behind BuilConn, M2M Expo, Wi -tivity, GridWise Expo and the ibX Forum, today announced a new event: ZigBee Expo. ZigBee Expo is endorsed by the ZigBee Alliance and focuses on cost -effective, low -power, wirelessly networked, monitoring and control products and solutions used in homes, commercial buildings and industrials plants around the world.

ZigBee Expo will be part of the ConnectivityWeek conference series held annually in North America (22 -24 May, 2007), Europe (2 -4 October 2007) and Asia -Pacific (19 -21 November 2007). Members of the ZigBee Alliance will run a conference track during ConnectivityWeek covering the technology and its application in commercial and residential buildings.

ConnectivityWeeks are global events held in key market regions to promote the development of device centric connectivity for 21st Century's growth of the Pervasive Internet. Every ConnectivityWeek gathers together vertical and horizontal subjects that have one common theme; Connectivity.

"As a long time supporter of BuilConn and ConnectivityWeek, ZigBee is pleased to be working with Clasma to promote greater awareness of the numerous benefits offered by ZigBee," said Bob Heile, chairman of the ZigBee Alliance. "Wireless building automation offers numerous cost savings opportunities while increasing comfort and safety. And since ZigBee works in every country around the world, ZigBee Expo offers everyone a great opportunity to learn."

Wireless has been part of ConnectivityWeek and BuilConn since 2004. The addition of the ZigBee Expo further drives home the importance of wireless in the development of converged buildings which is a key part of ConnectivityWeek.

"As the premier global event focused on smart connected devices, ConnectivityWeek is pleased to add ZigBee Expo to the growing list of events co -located within ConnectivityWeek in North America, Europe and Asia -Pacific," said Anto Budiardjo, CEO of Clasma. "Wireless sensor mesh is a major trend in automating buildings and homes, and clearly ZigBee is well positioned in these spaces."

For more information on the ZigBee Expo, please visit

ZigBee: Wireless Control That Simply Works
The ZigBee Alliance is an association of companies working together to enable reliable, cost effective, low -power, wirelessly networked, monitoring and control products based on an open global standard. The ZigBee Alliance membership comprises technology providers and original equipment manufacturers worldwide. Membership is open to all. Additional information can be found at

Clasma Events Inc.
Clasma Events Inc. was formed solely to organize and manage technology events around the area of smart connected devices, and the subsequent impact to industry and business. Based in Dallas, Texas, with a network of associates and partners around the U.S. and across the globe, Clasma Events is a virtual organization, leveraging the power of the Internet for B2B -centric organization of events. For more information please go to

Anto Budiardjo
Clasma Events Inc.
+1(817) 946 -3162

Kevin Schader
GolinHarris for the ZigBee Alliance
+1 (415) 274 -7911


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