WASHINGTON - Feb. 2, 2011 - Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking, has announced that it will join the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International's Partnership Program. As a Cornerstone Partner, Cisco will support BOMA's vital programs in advocacy, education, research and membership.
BOMA International´s Partnership Program, developed in 2004, allows companies to invest in their own success and viability, as well as that of the industry. With three levels of participation—Cornerstone Partner, Leadership Circle Partner and Supporting Partner - the program demonstrates the commitment of leading organizations to support BOMA International with the resources to advance its advocacy, education and research initiatives that benefit the entire commercial real estate industry.
"Cisco is the leader in the networking communications industry and we are excited to harness its innovation and expertise to better serve BOMA members," said BOMA International Chair Ray H. Mackey, Jr., RPA, CPM, CCIM, partner and chief operating officer, Stream Realty Partners, L.P. "Its participation in BOMA's partnership program will help us build on our platform of resources and information to serve commercial real estate professionals."
"Working with BOMA provides us with an opportunity to strengthen our relationships within the commercial real estate industry and showcase Cisco Smart+Connected Building solutions," added Joe O'Connor, senior executive director, Smart+Connected Real Estate for Cisco. "We look forward to supporting the critical programs and services the industry needs to thrive in today's marketplace."
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About BOMA International
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is an international federation of more than 100 local associations and affiliated organizations. Founded in 1907, its 16,500-plus members own or manage more than nine billion square feet of commercial properties. BOMA International's mission is to enhance the human, intellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards and information. On the Web at www.boma.org.