ENGLEWOOD, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 23, 2007 -- IP5280 Communications, Colorado's business VoIP specialists, announced it has been nominated to the 2007 CSIA APEX Awards, the year's premier event for recognizing outstanding accomplishments and leadership by Colorado's advanced technology companies. The event, presented by CSIA, Colorado's Technology Association, will take place June 5, 2007, at the Seawell Ballroom in the Denver Center for Performing Arts Complex in Denver.

CSIA, the largest and most influential association in Colorado for the IT industry, recognizes the best and brightest people, companies and accomplishments throughout Colorado's technology community at this annual event.

Since the program's inception in 2000, CSIA's Apex Awards have expressed well-deserved recognition for the numerous technology company success stories and technical advancements produced in Colorado. Presented in eight categories, the awards celebrate outstanding leadership, support, unique innovations, and noteworthy community contributions on the part of the people and companies operating within Colorado's IT industry.

"We are honored to be named a nominee for this state-wide honor as one of the leading innovators in Voice over IP technology," said John Scarborough, co-founder and managing partner of IP5280. "We are proud to be associated with so many other great Colorado companies who help drive our state's entrepreneurial spirit."

"It's no mystery that many Colorado technology companies have had great success and developments this past year," said Su Hawk, president, CSIA. "Our APEX Awards provide the industry a once-a-year opportunity to celebrate their success and generate awareness around these notable companies, including IP5280, Colorado's VoIP company."

The 2007 APEX Awards event is expected to draw more than 600 attendees from throughout the region. Tickets are available at www.csiaonline.com (click on the Apex Awards information) or call CSIA at 303.592.4070.

About IP5280

IP5280 is Colorado's VoIP Company, a Denver-based, next generation communications provider specializing in VoIP and converged IP voice and data services. IP5280 provides businesses the most advanced IP solutions to meet a variety of voice, data and IP networking needs. Visit http://www.IP5280.com, (303) 800-0000.

About CSIA:

CSIA is the leader on behalf of the information technology industry in Colorado, providing connections, insight, advocacy, and competitive edge programs and services to help technology companies succeed and prosper. Since 1994, CSIA has been involved in legislative issues and public policy to represent the information technology industry in Colorado, and has provided a number of annual programs, events and connections to support business success. The organization's strategic mission includes work with the educational/academia community to increase the number and quality of students in math, science and technology. CSIA is a proud founding member of the Advance Colorado Center and the only Colorado IT association in the national CRITA consortium of IT associations cross North America. www.csiaonline.com

Contact Information: Media Contacts: IP5280: Marc Lumpkin Altitude Public Relations 303-378-2366 Email Contact CSIA Apex: Harold Schambach HSR Business to Business (303) 292-1167 x275 Email Contact