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RIM to Host Fifth Annual Wireless Enterprise Symposium


Waterloo, ON - Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) will host the fifth annual Wireless Enterprise Symposium from May 16 – 18, 2006 in Orlando, Florida. The symposium will gather industry leaders to deliver insightful and informative sessions on the broadening scope of wireless enterprise technologies. Wireless Enterprise Symposium delivers unparalleled, high-impact content at both the strategic and hands-on levels, providing IT professionals and business executives with the information and tools needed to effectively plan, implement and advance their wireless enterprise strategy.

Wireless Enterprise Symposium 2006 co-sponsors include IBM, Intel, Symbian, TeleNav, Cingular Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile USA, Verizon Wireless, ThinPrint, and Software Spectrum. In addition, insights will be shared by leading experts from Forrester, IDC, Ovum, Strategy Analytics, the 56 Group, Venture Development Corporation and Yankee Group. Approximately 100 exhibitors will also be on hand in the Solutions Showcase.

Keynote speakers at this year’s Wireless Enterprise Symposium include Steve Levitt, author of Freakonomics, Jerry Linenger, former NASA astronaut and author of The Sky Is Not the Limit: My 132 Days Off the Planet and Michael Raynor, Director of Deloitte Research and coauthor of The Innovator’s Solution. In addition, a broad array of general sessions, technical seminars, case studies, demonstrations, exhibits, training, labs and workshops will offer insightful and educational opportunities.

Wireless Enterprise Symposium 2006 features five tracks with a choice of more than 100 sessions to enable attendees to customize and maximize their learning opportunities.

Track 1 – Managing a Superior Wireless Architecture

This track will help IT administrators increase their knowledge about launching or extending wireless solutions using the BlackBerry® platform. This track is for information technology professionals that are involved in managing or administering wireless infrastructure.

Track 2 – Developing Powerful Wireless Applications

This track is for developers who are interested in BlackBerry MDS Studio™, how to deploy new applications, how to maintain and extend existing applications and hot to troubleshoot the integration of applications.

Track 3 – Understanding the Wireless Landscape

Ideal for business and technology professionals, this track features a series of panels with leading analysts who have a keen understanding of the forces shaping the wireless industry.

Track 4 – Leading the Wireless Revolution

This track is ideal for strategists and organizational leaders who are interested in attending a unique mix of panels, workshops and presentations that provide an in-depth look at the wireless industry’s hottest products and services.

Track 5 – Leading Solutions

This track is for decision makers who are looking for perspective and guidance on taking their wireless deployment to the next level.

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About Research In Motion (RIM)

Research In Motion is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software and services that support multiple wireless network standards, RIM provides platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information including email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet and intranet-based applications. RIM technology also enables a broad array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services with wireless connectivity to data. RIM’s portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies are used by thousands of organizations around the world and include the BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld™ product line, software development tools, radio-modems and software/hardware licensing agreements. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM operates offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. RIM is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq: RIMM) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RIM). For more information, visit or

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