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June 19, 2012

Connex Celebrates Three Decades in Operation

By Raju Shanbhag
TMCnet Contributor

Connex Intl is a certified woman-owned meeting solutions provider, based in Danbury, Conn., and recently celebrated its 30th year in business.

The organization generates a wide variety of Web and audio conferencing tools, offered within the framework of customized solutions and personalized support.

More than just conferencing solutions, it’s Connex’s commitment to excellence which brought them so far.

Connex is proud of its woman-owned heritage, quoting a report by the Center for Women's Business Research, which states that most of the women owned companies produce more than $2.8 trillion annually and employ more than 23 million people.

According to Connex, the report shows that women owned companies are not a small, niche market doing their business in an insignificant market. Female-owned companies are now a major contributor and player in the overall economy.

“There's no denying that state-of-the-art technologies are important,” commented Debora Volansky, owner and CEO at Connex, the nation's oldest privately held conferencing company. “But what we never forget is our focus on people – knowing that at each end of a meeting, whether on the phone or online, is a person. Traditionally, the 30th anniversary is symbolized by the pearl, a great metaphor for what we do. Just as each pearl is unique, every business has its own meeting style.”

Connex was recently purchased by Cologix, a network neutral interconnection and colocation company. The acquisition reinforces Cologix's commitment to the Toronto market, and adds to recent expansions within 151 Front Street that are expected to come online in Q3, 2012 as well as at 905 King Street, expected to come online in Q4, 2012.

Edited by Braden Becker

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