The World Organization of Webmasters

Press Release

Aug 15, 1998

For immediate release


Contact:
Bill Cullifer
Executive Director
National Association of Webmasters
[email protected]
(916) 929-6557

WOW Announces WebFair98 Los Angeles in conjunction with IDG/ICE's Internet Commerce Expo to support Youth

Folsom, CA. August 15th, 1998: The World Organization of Webmasters (WOW) and it's US affiliate, The National Association of Webmasters (NAW) announced today announced it's plans to hold it's summer series of WebFair98's at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA. September 24thrd 1998. WebFair 98 LA will take place in conjunction with ICES's Internet Commerce Expo. Webfair'98-LA, is scheduled to take place from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is open to all-local area students, teachers and parents FREE OF CHARGE. Both WOW and ICE support the effort to introduce Web-related opportunities to Los Angeles area youths.

Webfair98-LA is our fourteenth domestic WebFair this year will be greatly enhanced by our partnership with the ICE," said Bill Cullifer, Executive Director of World Organization of Webmasters (http:// world-webmasters.org.). The goal of all WOW's WebFair events is to bring young adults into a hands-on environment where they develop an understanding of what Web professionals do, the opportunities available, training required, the current challenges, and future prospects.

The event is scheduled for two and one half-hours, and will be conducted at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Cullifer says it will be "a history, technology, product, people, career, and training-oriented event, as well as lots of fun!" NAW has been training inner-city young adults since the spring of 1997. In August, NAW joined with Boston-based CitySoft, (http://www.citysoft.com) a for-profit Web development firm in its start up phase, to co-sponsor the "Urban Entrepreneur" program, and Cullifer hasn't stopped since. "Webfair98 are just another way for us to keep doing the same thing: connecting young people and technology for the benefit of all concerned."

The purpose of The World Organization of Webmasters is to support and enhance the role of individuals and organizations that create, manage or market web sites. The Organization is located at 9580 Oak Avenue Parkway, Suite 7-177, Folsom, CA, 95630. Contact them online at world-webmasters.org or by telephone at (916) 929-6557.