Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Tom Leader 212.764.6505, ext. 13, Serving Event Planners, Launches in Chicago Today

New York, New York - April 2, 2008 - David Adler, C.E.O. and founder of BizBash Media, the trade media for the event planning industry, launched its sixth major market today with the debut of its Chicago Web site,

BizBash is the most-visited Web site in the world for professional event planners, producers, and suppliers, with an average of 200,000 unique visits monthly. With the addition of Chicago, BizBash now serves six markets in North America, including New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Florida, and Washington, D.C., with magazines, Web sites, and face-to-face events.

The site allows event and meeting industry professionals to go behind the scenes of important local and national events to help them get ideas and source resources for decor, catering, entertainment, meeting content, speakers, venue selection, and more.

Adler also announced today that the first of three 2008 BizBash Chicago magazines will be published in May, featuring a comprehensive venue guide both for professional event planners in Chicago and for those planning events that are coming to Chicago. To celebrate the launch of the first issue, BizBash will host a launch party on May 20, 2008, at River East Art Center.

BizBash Chicago will hold its first Event Style Expo on Wednesday, August 20, 2008, at the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago. The one-day event is expected to draw more than 1,000 industry professionals for a day full of education, entertainment, and new ideas from industry suppliers.

About BizBash
Since its founding in 2000, BizBash Media has become the industry’s leading source for inspiration, smart marketing strategies, and useful tools, helping to revolutionize how event professionals get ideas and connect with each other.

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