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CN8 Primetime Show Money Matters Spotlights Miles Young Entrepreneur of Southern New Jersey


MOORESTOWN, NJ – CN8, The Comcast Network, during November 2005 devoted its award-winning primetime business and consumer finance news program Money Matters, to featuring Chris Miles, founder and president of Miles Technologies, and Miles’ endeavor – the Young Entrepreneur of Southern New Jersey Award.

Money Matters is hosted by CN8’s Director of Business and Consumer News Mary Caraccioli, an Emmy Award-winning television journalist, this half-hour interactive show is geared towards solving everyday money challenges faced by everyday people - not Wall Street insiders.

Miles Technologies was featured prominently by Money Matters, with interviews featuring Chris Miles, 35, as well as the winner of the Miles Young Entrepreneur of Southern New Jersey awards for 2005 – Seth DeForest, president of Boomerang, a used office furniture distributor based on Gloucester County , New Jersey. Emerging Young Entrepreneurs of Southern New Jersey Liz Mitchell and Fred Hodge will also be featured.

The Miles Young Entrepreneur of Southern New Jersey Award was formally presented to DeForest during a ceremony at Miles Technologies in Moorestown earlier this year.

The award was conceptualized by Chris Miles, in cooperation with the Entrepreneurs Forum of Southern New Jersey, to give recognition to an under age 30 entrepreneur whose company, in accordance with the rules, had sales at or above $75,000 in 2003, made a profit in 2004 and had at least three employees other than the founder(s).

DeForest of Haddon Heights, 28-year-old CEO of Boomerang, a Washington Township retailer that specializes in repurposing and redistributing used office furniture. Boomerang is located in a 70,000-square-foot former brake plant with dramatic exposed rafters and a vast open space with a vintage biplane, a classic red Porsche and an adult-sized swing set DeForest once used to interview job applicants.

Applications and nominations are now being accepted for the Young Entrepreneur of Southern New Jersey 2006 awards, which will for the second consecutive year be presented by Chris Miles in cooperation with the Entrepreneurs Forum of Southern New Jersey.

Nomination and Application forms are available for download at, click on Miles Young Entrepreneur Award. Deadline for submission is April 26, 2006.

A reception honoring the Young Entrepreneur of Southern New Jersey 2006 is scheduled for May 2006 at The Regency Palace, Mount Laurel, New Jersey.

Event partners for the Young Entrepreneur of Southern New Jersey 2006 include CN8 The Comcast Network, and SJ Magazine,, as well as the Cherry Hill Regional Chamber of Commerce,

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For more information on the Entrepreneurs Forum of Southern New Jersey , visit .

For more information on Chris Miles and Miles Technologies , visit .

About Miles Technologies

Headquartered in Moorestown , New Jersey , Miles Technologies’ Information Technology & Computer Consulting division provides Installation and support of networks, servers, and workstations. The company provides onsite and remote support, and custom builds servers and workstations to any specifications. Miles Technologies’ Application Development division provides ground-breaking custom software solutions for all company procedures, including Contact Management & Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), project management and task control, automated marketing systems, accounting integration, Sales and Accounting Reporting and more. The company’s Website Design Division can create or upgrade any Graphical Website, with a portfolio that includes some of the webs most creatively advanced graphical websites created for business.

Miles Technologies also offers Accounting Software Consulting Services where certified consultants help businesses select the software package best suited for their needs, assist in setting up and configuring the company file, provide remote and onsite training and consultation services tailored to the needs of each individual business as well as design customized integration plans with existing off-the-shelf or custom software packages.

For more information, visit Miles Technologies website at .

To take a virtual tour of Miles Technologies, visit .

About the Entrepreneurs Forum of Southern New Jersey

The South Jersey region is also home to three new technology centers, housing numerous start-up ventures. Growing entrepreneurial programs at local universities are creating an additional need in the region for mentoring programs, internship opportunities and field experiences to create the type of innovative entrepreneurial talent needed to fuel the growth of technology and businesses in the region.

EFSNJ seeks to coordinate existing resources, through the development of linkages, working relationships and strategic partnerships, and augment them where necessary, to develop an efficient, user-friendly infrastructure of support resources and programs aimed at entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies.


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