FileMaker is hosting a brand new section at this year's MacExpo, the FileMaker Business Solutions Village.

The 'Village' offers live product demonstrations of a wide swathe of solutions for business based on FileMaker. FileMaker developers and others will eb on hand to discuss their solutions.

FileMaker UK general manager, Tony Speakman, said: "MacExpo 2004 will be the first ever trade event to showcase the complete range of FileMaker 7 products, the most important release of FileMaker in ten years. The award winning FileMaker Pro 7, Developer, Mobile, Server and Server Advanced will all feature at the show."

CEO of MacExpo organisers XPO events, Bob Denton, said: "The FileMaker Business Solutions Village is an exciting new feature for the show. It will be of particular interest to small and medium sized enterprises looking for database solutions and software."

Extend FileMaker functionality

Exhibitors will include: Greenbutton Software; Sohnar, ECXS Information Systems; Alan Stirling, Cardinale Solutions, Celsius Software Ltd, co.efficient Software, Rapidhost and bakbone.

Greenbutton Software will demonstrate Perfect PA. This product is designed specifically for SMEs to manage their communications and marketing at the touch of a button.

Sohnar will be showing Traffic, a management tool built to assist print; publishing; design and marketing companies manage their business more effectively.

ECXS Information Systems will show ecOrganizer. This is the company's professional diary, contact and project management system that is aimed at such professional services companies as accountants, architects, advertising agencies and sales organisations. Modules for quoting, invoicing as well as time and cost management are avaialble.