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The Coleman Center
More Business Meetings in Your Future?
NEW YORK, May 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- A national survey of top corporate meeting planners shows that 36% of the more than 50 companies participating expect to have more meetings in 2007 than they did in '06. And 39% say they will have more sessions lasting at least one day-or longer!! The study-conducted in mid-April by the Coleman Meeting Center of New York-was the first-of-its-kind to query professional meeting planners on their perceptions of future activities.
BioCurex Continues to Progress: a Corporate Status Review
RICHMOND, British Columbia, May 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- BioCurex Inc. (OTCBB:BOCX) is pleased to provide an update of its activities to its shareholders. The Company has been working diligently and effectively in expanding its technology in the scientific and business arenas. The progress to date is summarized below:
CDMA Development Group
CDG Congratulates WANA On Its Successful Launch of CDMA2000 Services in Morocco
MARRAKESH, Morocco, May 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Today, at the Middle East and North Africa 3G CDMA Conference, the CDMA Development Group (CDG) congratulated WANA on the launch and overwhelming success of 3G CDMA2000(r) services in Morocco. Within three months of deploying CDMA2000 1X on February 9, WANA has introduced a broad range of 3G devices and services and has signed-up more than 400,000 subscribers. On March 19, the operator deployed CDMA2000 1xEV-DO to offer high-speed broadband access to the Internet and other advanced fixed and limited mobility data services to its customers.
GB&T Bancshares, Inc.
GB&T Bancshares Announces New Mortgage Division
GAINESVILLE, Ga., May 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Richard A. Hunt, President and CEO of GB&T Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GBTB), a multi-bank holding company, recently announced the establishment of the Company's newest subsidiary, GB&T Mortgage. With over 18 years of banking experience, seasoned mortgage banker, Derek T. Watkins, has assumed the position of President and CEO. Watkins comes to GB&T Mortgage from Flag Bank, where he was President of the bank's mortgage division. Prior to that, he was President of Riverside Residential Lending and President of the mortgage division at Century South Bank.