ConferencePlus to Host TeleSpan’s Annual Teleconferencing Industry Predictions

Prior Predictions Accuracy of 70% for Thirteen Years Running

SCHAUMBURG, IL (January 06, 2009) –

Conference Plus, Inc. (ConferencePlus), a leading global provider of audio, web and videoconferencing services, today announced that it will sponsor the TeleSpan Publishing Corporation web conference ( on Friday, January 16, 2008 at 1:00 PM EST to deliver TeleSpan’s 2009 predictions for the conferencing industry.

The web conference event will occur prior to their release in the annual Predictions Edition of Electronic TeleSpan the industry’s foremost newsletter. Predictions will be made by Elliot M. Gold, President of TeleSpan, and will cover trends in voice, video, and Web conferencing, as well as TeleSpan’s pick of companies that will “hit the wall” or be picked up in consolidations in the next 24-36 months.

Gold has an unparalleled accuracy in making predictions. Since 1996, Gold has made 130 predictions (10 each year) with a running accuracy score of 70% (91 accurate predictions out of 130). This achievement gives him the highest batting average in the industry (other analyst groups and Wall Street firms typically have accuracies well below 50%). As a result, many analysts on Wall Street have considered TeleSpan “the authoritative source in teleconferencing” for more than a quarter of a century.

Gold will also review his predictions from 2008, giving them a thumbs-up or -down. Attendees to the web conference will be invited to raise questions about TeleSpan’s forecasts as well as other questions they have about the conferencing market overall.

Hosted by ConferencePlus, attendance to the event will be limited, but an archived version will be available after January 19, 2009.

Attendees can register for the web conference through ConferencePlus at

For further information, please contact Shirley Gold, Vice President of Production, TeleSpan Publishing Corporation, +1-626-797-5482,, or Roger Rosenquist, Director of Marketing, ConferencePlus +1-847 413 3431,

About TeleSpan
TeleSpan was founded in 1981 as an industry analysis firm covering the field of teleconferencing. TeleSpan publishes annual reports covering trends in the industry and a 40-times-yearly newsletter called Electronic TeleSpan. TeleSpan is the most widely quoted source in the field of teleconferencing, famous for its accuracy and for its “Here’s what I think” commentaries.

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