CONNECTIONS™ sponsors share new and advanced digital home technologies for broadband, digital entertainment, and remote management

"CONNECTIONS™ is the premier event for high-level research, knowledge, and analysis on the converging consumer technology and service industries.

CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Living Conference and Showcase, the largest executive conference and showcase for advanced digital lifestyle products, services, and solutions, will host over 100 sponsoring companies, media, and organizations on June 24 -26 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.


Parks Associates research reveals business opportunities in multiple sectors of the digital living markets. By 2010, U.S. consumer spending for home technical support services will reach nearly $1 billion, with much of this growth based on the current product and service innovations that will be on display at CONNECTIONS™.

"CONNECTIONS™ is the premier event for high -level research, knowledge, and analysis on the converging consumer technology and service industries," said Tricia Parks, CEO, Parks Associates. "Our sponsors help create an environment unsurpassed for its business intelligence and networking opportunities."

CONNECTIONS™ 2008 sponsors:

Diamond: Hillcrest Labs; IBM; MoCA; Motorola; Peak8 Solutions

Platinum: DSC; HomeGrid Forum; Intamac Systems

Gold: Macrovision; Microsoft Mediaroom™; Pulse~LINK; Windows Media Center

Registration: HomeGrid Forum

Silver: ActiveVideo Networks; Allegro Software; AwoX; Bsecure Technologies; Cisco Systems; Control4; DigiOn; DS2; Enure Networks; Exent; HD -PLC Alliance (Panasonic); Heinrich -Hertz -Institute; Intellon Corp.; Invest in Germany; Movea; PlumChoice; Power Monitors; Pure Networks; SingleClick Systems; SmartLabs; support.com; Technicolor Electronic Distribution Services; Ubicom; Universal Powerline Association

Reception: ActiveVideo Networks; Heinrich -Hertz -Institute; Invest in Germany

Breakfast and Break Sponsors: Actiontec; HiWired; Icron Technologies; WirelessHD; Z -Wave

Emerging Tech Pavilion: Celeno Communications; Devicescape; Green Plug; ZeeVee

Platinum Supporting Organizations: AeA, the American Electronics Association; The Catchpole Corporation; Home Gateway Initiative (HGI); TM Forum

Platinum Supporting Media: Digital Media Wire; HomeToys

Supporting Organizations: ADMIN Ltd.; Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS); Broadband Services Forum; CABA; CEDIA; CEPCA; ETA International; FINPRO; Fiber -to -the -Home Council; HANA; HomePlug® Powerline Alliance; ITA Alliance; JETRO; KeystoneTech Group; MPEG Industry Forum; Tekrati; Wi -Fi Alliance

Supporting Media: American Venture Magazine; Antenna Systems & Technology; BPL Today; The BRIDGE; BusinessPlanPosting.com; Casadomo; CE -Business; ChannelPartner; CEA Vision; Conference Guru; Connected Home Solutions; Connect -World; Converge! Network Digest; DailyIPTV; Evening Bridge; Experiential Marketing Forum (EMF); FierceIPTV; FierceMobileContent; Global Sources Publications; HDTV Magazine; HiddenWires; Home Theater; IPTV Industry; Mobile Internet Trends; Next -generation Network (NGN); OSP® Magazine; Residential Systems; SkyReport; Systems Contractor News; Triple Play News; TVover.net; Ultimate AV; Ultimate Home Design; VentureCapitalConferences.com; Viodi View; WiMAX Industry; WiMAX Trends; xchange Magazine

Visit http://www.connectionsconference.com or contact sales@parksassociates.com for information.

About CONNECTIONS
CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Living Conference and Showcase, hosted by leading research firm Parks Associates in partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA®), is the premier executive event focused on the market developments and growth factors for advanced digital lifestyle solutions.

CONNECTIONS™ sessions provide high -level research, knowledge, and analysis to over 1,000 executives from the converging industries developing products and services for consumers. Topics include IPTV and "TV 2.0," bundled services, consumer storage, mobile applications and content, social and digital media, and home and lifestyle management.

For information on speaking, sponsoring, or attending, please visit www.connectionsconference.com.

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