ACT Conferencing Announces Channel Partner Program Enhancements and Management Appointments

    Company to Drive Continued Worldwide Sales Growth through Partnerships

    DENVER, CO, and TORONTO, ON, Feb. 13 /CNW/ - ACT Conferencing, a leading
worldwide provider of audio, video and web-based conferencing and
collaboration services, announced significant enhancements to its channel
partner program. The initiative is designed to increase global channel partner
success and appeal to a broader range of technology reseller partners.
    "Channel partners have been a driving force behind our company's growth,
contributing more than 30 percent of our revenue today," said Chief Sales and
Marketing Officer Marina Bogard. "As we look to accelerate our growth and
continue global expansion, these partners are expected to play an increasingly
significant role. We are committed to providing them a world-class channel
program, with enhancements designed to offer flexible partnering alternatives
and ease of doing business - all contributing to improved partner
    By partnering with ACT, agents, resellers and affinity groups will be
able to offer customized, world-class conferencing and collaboration services
to their customers and members worldwide. The comprehensive program provides
partners aggressive buy rates or lucrative commissions, marketing support,
industry-leading customer service, and the ability to private label services.
    In order to drive the company's expansion of its indirect channel, ACT
also announced the recent appointments of MC Hébert as director of North
American channel sales and Ruth Rhodes as director of channel program
development. Toronto-based Hébert has more than 20 years of experience in the
telecommunications industry, more than a dozen focusing on conferencing sales
with some of the most prominent resellers and private label partners. Rhodes,
located in Denver, Colorado, has worked in conferencing for 12 years,
providing channel program management for industry-leading companies in the
communications and financial sectors since 1999.

    About ACT Conferencing

    Established in 1989, ACT Conferencing is a leading independent worldwide
provider of audio, web, video conferencing and webcasting services to
corporations and organizations worldwide. ACT's integrated global audio and
video conferencing platforms provide uniform international services,
customized uniform billing, managed services and local language services. The
company's headquarters are located in Denver, Colorado, with operations in
Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Netherlands,
Singapore, and the UK.

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statements. Unless required by law, we will not update publicly any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, changes in
future events or otherwise.

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For further information:

For further information: Kate Fowler, ACT Conferencing, (303) 233-3500,

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