TDWI Launches New Web Property

Upside features timely and actionable information on how to transform data.

TDWI, a division of 1105 Media, Inc., has launched a new online media property, Upside. The site delivers daily information and insight about how to transform data into intelligence, insight, and impact within any enterprise.


Posted on 02/01/2016 at 2:55 PM0 comments

The Next Wave of Digital Government | BMC Exchange Event Announces Speakers

(VIENNA, VA., January 28, 2016)— 1105 Public Sector Media Group and BMC are pleased to announce the 5th annual BMC Exchange to be held on February 2nd, ‘Digital Enterprise Management – IT Solutions To Make Digital Government Fast, Seamless, and Optimized.

Announced speakers include award-winning journalist, director and author of The Perfect Storm and War, Sebastian Junger as the keynote, Dr. David Bray, CIO of the Federal Communications Commission and Richard McKinney, CIO of the Department of Transportation. 


Posted on 01/29/2016 at 12:57 PM0 comments

Environmental Protection 2015 New Product Of The Year

EP Salutes Winners in 2015 New Product of the Year Contest

The website's annual contest attracted entries in nine categories, including health & safety/cleanup, water, wastewater, software/SaaS, and air quality & climate.

DALLAS, Jan. 25, 2016 – Six companies, including multiple-category winners ParkUSA and New Pig Corp., were recognized today for winning Environmental Protection's annual New Product of the Year contest. The contest attracted product entries in nine award categories, with an independent panel of three highly qualified judges choosing the winners.

"Our 2015 contest attracted high-quality, innovative entries in every category, which is one more encouraging sign that the environmental marketplace is dynamic and growing. The competition was strong this year in categories such as health & safety/cleanup and wastewater," Editorial Director Jerry Laws said. "I congratulate all of the entrants on their fine work and thank them for participating. We hope they'll enter our 2016 contest, as well."


Posted on 01/25/2016 at 8:21 AM0 comments

Insider Insight

Insider Insight: 7 Top Trends from CES 2016

Every January, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) brings entrepreneurs, manufacturers, retailers and techies to Las Vegas to see the latest gadgets and innovations from big companies and tech startups.

Rajeev Kapur, a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) since 2007,  hosted an exclusive networking event for 90 business leaders from around the world during CES 2016, featuring discussions with Consumer Electronics Association Chairman Daniel Pidgeon (a YPO member in Dallas), Atom Factory CEO Troy Carter (a YPO member in Los Angeles), and John Shalam, founder of Audiovox Corp.

From innovations in robotics, televisions, cars and more, Kapur, CEO of 1105 Media, shares his top eight insights from the 2016 conference.


Posted on 01/19/2016 at 4:00 PM0 comments

Aquire Conference and Tradeshow

ACQUIRE Show Registration Opens

(VIENNA, VA, January 15, 2016)— Registration is now open for ACQUIRE 2016, a new educational conference and tradeshow for government acquisition and management professionals, taking place June 8-9 in Washington, D.C.  

Produced by the same editorial teams behind the FCW, GCN, Washington Technology, Defense Systems and Federal Soup media brands, this event will feature a variety of training courses from a diverse range of government agencies, impactful keynotes, an exhibit hall packed with vendors—plus educational clinics on the show floor, book signings and more.  ACQUIRE also includes the Happy Fed pavilion that is dedicated to helping federal employees achieve a balanced, fulfilled and happy work life.

Attendees can register at


Posted on 01/15/2016 at 7:56 AM0 comments

New Event to Examine Network-Centric Warfare and Steps Needed to Achieve Operational Success

(VIENNA, VA., January 14, 2016)- 1105 Public Sector Media Group and technical partner Booz Allen Hamilton are pleased to announce a new event to be held on February 16, ‘Network-Centric Warfare: Next Steps Toward Achieving The Vision’.  The event will be co-located with WEST 2016—co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute.

Today’s battlespaces—sea, air, land, and cyberspace—are networked like never before, and information superiority is essential to military success. However, the evolution towards truly network-centric warfare has been slowed by technical and cultural challenges. This event, produced by Defense Systems, FCW and technical partner Booz Allen Hamilton, will bring together Department of Defense (DOD) leaders and experts including keynote Rear Admiral David H. Lewis, Commander, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), U.S. Navy, to discuss the current vision of network-centric warfare and steps the Department and Navy/Marine Corps can take to achieve it.


Posted on 01/14/2016 at 1:22 PM0 comments

Armstrong Honored at CES

(VIENNA, VA., January 8, 2016)— 1105 Media, Inc. is pleased to announce that Anne Armstrong, Co-President & Chief Content Officer, 1105 Public Sector Media Group has been honored at the CES Government conference in Las Vegas.

Both Armstrong and Stan Soloway (former Professional Services Council (PSC) President) were given awards recognizing their leadership and commitment to the Public Sector market.

"Individually or together, Anne Armstrong and Stan Soloway have no peers in terms of the broad and positive impact they have had, and continue to have, on our government tech sector." said Don Upson, Chief Operating Officer Unicom Global and CEO, Upson Technology Group, who manages the Government Business Executive Forum that produces the CES Government Conference.


Posted on 01/08/2016 at 10:22 AM0 comments

Aquire Show Professional Services

ACQUIRE Show Announces Founding Partner: The Professional Services Council

(VIENNA, VA, December 21, 2015)— 1105 Media, Inc. and the Professional Services Council (PSC) are proud to announce a strategic partnership with PSC as the Founding Partner of the ACQUIRE Show, a new two-day educational conference and tradeshow for government acquisition and management professionals produced by 1105 Media, Inc.

ACQUIRE's mission is to help government agencies create, manage and run successful programs and focuses on three key OMB spending categories: Information Technology, Professional Services and Office Management. Thousands are expected to attend the show in June 2016 to take advantage of the education, training and professional development offered for each stage of the program lifecycle (strategy, acquisition, implementation and program management).


Posted on 12/21/2015 at 9:32 AM0 comments

ACQUIRE Show IT Pavilion Platinum & Gold Sponsorships Sold Out

(VIENNA, VA, December 4, 2015)— 1105 Media, Inc. announced today that the ACQUIRE show's IT Pavilion's Platinum and Gold sponsorship levels have sold out. Sponsors include exclusive IT Pavilion Platinum sponsor Akamai Technologies and Gold sponsors Four Points Technology, LLC, Management Concepts, Pyramid Analytics, Unisys, Vision Technologies and World Wide Technology, Inc.

ACQUIRE, produced by the same teams behind the FCW, GCN, Washington Technology, Defense Systems and Federal Soup media brands, will take place June 8-9 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The show will feature multiple training courses from a diverse range of government agencies, a variety of informative breakout sessions, visionary keynotes, an exhibit hall packed with vendors representing 3 specific OMB spending categories - Professional Services, Office Management and Information Technology - plus educational clinics on the show floor, book signings and much more. ACQUIRE will also feature the Happy Fed pavilion that is dedicated to helping federal employees achieve a balanced, fulfilled and happy work life.


Posted on 12/04/2015 at 5:12 PM0 comments

SPM CPM New product Award

School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management Announce 2015 New Product Award Winners

DALLAS, November 18, 2015 – School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management magazines announced the winners of their 2015 New Product Awards today. The publications are leading information resources for those charged with planning, designing, constructing, equipping, operating and maintaining the physical learning environment.

The New Product Award program honors the outstanding product development achievements of manufacturers and suppliers whose products or services are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve the learning environment. An independent panel of judges from the industry selected 32 winners in the inaugural year of this contest — 21 Platinum and 11 Gold.


Posted on 11/19/2015 at 8:41 AM0 comments