NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF
NECMA-ON-THE-GO - MOBILE COMPUTING
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Peter A. Trombetta
Beverly, Mass. -- April 12, 1999 -- The New England Club Managers Association (NECMA) , the Original Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America announced the launch of NECMA On-The-Go - Mobile Computing at its Spring Technology Conference on April 12, 1999 at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass.
NECMA On-The-Go - Mobile Computing is the latest in "push" technology for the 3Com® Palm™ Connected Organizer and other handheld computers. Using AvantGo.com or wireless handheld devices, mobile professionals can have current, essential Chapter information in their pockets. The AvantGo.com's unique technology automatically consolidates, compresses, transfers and renders Internet web-based content onto handheld computers, replicating important information for mobile access.
NECMA On-The-Go provides mobile professionals with a snapshot of important Chapter data such as sites and meetings, detailed information on the next Chapter education and business meeting, a list of all Chapter Officers, Directors, Committee Chairpersons and Chapter email addresses. Chapter members may also download driving directions and maps to Chapter sites and meetings using MapBlast!
NECMA Fast E-RSVP! is now available on NECMA On-The-Go . Users may now reserve for upcoming Chapter education sessions and business meetings directly from their Palm.
Wireless handheld devices with mini-web browsers may access NECMA On-The-Go by browsing to URL - http://www.necma.org/wireless
AvantGo.com is free and may be downloaded at http://avantgo.com/setup/ . A prefect addition to your Palm™ or other handheld computers. NECMA On-The-Go can be easily added to AvantGo.com "Channels". Click here for detailed installation instructions at http://www.necma.org/onthego.htm. If you are already using AvantGo.com, click here and NECMA On-The-Go will be added to your "Channels" the next time you "sync" with AvantGo.com.
A highly-efficient Web browser residing on the handheld computer, AvantGo.com gives mobile professionals an efficient, familiar way to find and review information on handheld computers. By simply tapping on hypertext links with a pen, professionals can quickly scan Chapter information. On handheld computers, there is no faster or smoother way to locate and navigate data than through a familiar Web browser interface.
AvantGo.com also delivers to users wanting immediate access to news, sports and movie listings. AvantGo.com has partnered with a number of premier information providers on the Internet to deliver content that is optimized for handheld devices. AvantGo users can subscribe to "Channels" from The New York Times , The Wall Street Journal , Wired, CNET, Excite, The Mercury Center, and many others.
The New England Club Managers Association , the Original Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America, was established in 1914 and has since been a leader in the advancement of opportunities for private club managers, and foremost, students of the culinary and hospitality industries.
The purposes of this Chapter are to provide education to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management, and to advance friendly relations among its members. New England Chapter Constitution, Article III, Revised 11/95. Chapter President, Robert C. Wood, CCM ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is the professional Association for managers of private membership clubs. CMAA has more than 5,000 members who manage more than 3,000 country, city, athletic,faculty, yacht, town and military clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote and advance friendly relations between and among persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to encourage the education and advancement of its members and to assist club officers and members, through their managers, and to secure the utmost in efficient and successful operations.
AvantGo, Inc. is a privately-held mobile computing software company headquarters in San Mateo, Calif. Its software extends enterprise applications to handheld computers, such as those based on the Palm Computing platform, including the 3Com PalmPilot connected organizer and the IBM WorkPad PC Companion, as well as Microsoft WindowsCE-compatible devices. AvantGo is funded by 21st Century Internet Venture Partners and private investors. For more information, please visit the company's Web site at www.avantgo.com or call 650-638-3399.
For additional information on NECMA On-The-Go - Mobile Computing, please contact the Peter Trombetta, NECMA Webmaster, and Technology and Information Systems Committee Chairman at email@example.com .
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