Press Release

Global Conference Partners Expands New Channel Division and Hires Industry Veteran

GLENDALE, CA — February 22, 2010 — Global Conference Partners, a leading conference service provider with innovative value–added audio and web conferencing solutions, announced today that it has expanded its Channel Sales division with the hiring of industry veteran Reed Ellis as Senior Director of Business Development.

In this newly created position, Ellis will be responsible for the development and growth of the Channel Sales organization, including the identification and development of Private Label resellers, Master Agents, Agent Partner Programs and Affinity Partnerships for audio and web conferencing services.

"Reed brings deep experience from the conferencing and collaboration industry, and a keen understanding of the Indirect Sales channel," said Ken Ford, Global Conference Partners’ CEO. "Our focus is on expanding this sales segment, reaching large B–to–B clients who can benefit from high quality, affordable conferencing solutions."

Ellis was Senior Manager of MCI WorldCom's Partner Marketing organization where he was responsible for the Association and Agents programs, and most recently managed the Channel Sales organization at ConferencePlus. While at ConferencePlus, Reed successfully negotiated and managed Private Label programs with Tier 1 Conferencing Service Providers, IXC's, LEC's and CLEC's, as well as a host of equipment providers and Master Agents.

Global Conference Partners Channel program offers its resellers and partners:
  • Development of a customized sales and marketing plan
  • Audio and web conferencing options
  • Complete integration and technical support
  • Secure, reliable and crystal clear 100% digital connections
  • 24/7 customer support
  • Flexible billing options

GCP will be speaking with prospects and customers at the upcoming Channel Partners Conference and Expo 2010 in Las Vegas, March 1–3 at the Mandalay Bay hotel. To set up a meeting at the conference, contact reed@telephony.com or call 1–224–730–4251. This is the communication industry’s only event conducted exclusively for indirect sales organizations, focused on transforming their businesses to becoming converged solutions providers.

About Global Conference Partners

Global Conference Partners™ (GCP) is changing the way the world connects. GCP has continuously advanced new technology solutions to bring more convenient, reliable and simple conferencing services to enterprises and organizations that want top-tier quality and reliability at little or no cost. Flagship services www.freeconference.com, and www.globalconference.com provide simple, convenient, reliable conferencing solutions to enterprise and organizations. Go to www.globalconferencepartners.com for more information.