Press Release

BiZBash.com For Immediate Release Contact: David Adler 646.638.3600 Ext: 101
Cell: 917.543.1024
dadler@bizbash.com

BiZBash to Launch Combined Annual Desktop Reference Guide and Social Planners Edition of the Goodie Bag Book of Offers

New York, New York - March 28, 2003 - BiZBash, the media source for meeting and event planners in New York City, announced today that the company will launch an annual Desktop Reference Guide and Goodie Bag Book of Offers for social event planners, party promoters and New York City gala chairs. The 2003 edition will be published on July 24, 2003.

The glossy, digest-size directory will include a minimum of 75 top-notch resources and offers from companies in audiovisual, catering, dcor, entertainment, event production, gift bags, gifts and awards, invitation, lighting, printing, rentals, transportation, venues, amusements and more. The book will be similar to the highly successful corporate meeting and event planners' edition, published in January 2003, in which planners had access to over 75 offers with more than $40,000 worth of incentives for trying new companies.

Only 4,000 qualified social planners, promoters and New York City gala chairs will receive the first edition of the 2003-2004 BiZBash Desktop Reference Guide and Goodie Bag Book of Offers free of charge. It will be the perfect tool for professionals who plan everything from weddings, anniversaries and bar/bat mitzvahs to singles parties, promotional and networking parties and charity gala events.

According to David Adler, CEO and founder of BiZBash, "The reaction from planners to our corporate Goodie Bag Book of Offers was remarkable. They keep the book on their desks and use it as an easily accessible directory of new resources, savings and incentives. We've gotten so many requests from other market segments that we're launching the social market edition as soon as possible.

Examples of offers include free ice sculptures, upgraded firework displays, free dessert bars with catering contracts, free catered luncheons for event departments, free flower bouquets, free searchlights with purchase of velvet ropes and more.

BiZBash is the authoritative source for essential information about event marketing, meeting and event planning, and business entertaining. BiZBash Media publishes the BiZBash Event Style Reporter newspaper and the BiZBash Event Style Alert email newsletter. The company also hosts the annual BiZBash Javits Meeting and Event Expo - The Fresh Idea Show, which attracts 3,000 of the industry's top professionals.

BiZBash was founded to serve and raise the profile of the regional meeting, event and trade show industry, a $4 billion marketplace. Prior to September 11, 2001, New York hosted more than 100,000 business events and meetings each year.

To be considered to receive a copy of the social edition of the BiZBash Desktop Reference Guide and Goodie Bag Book of Offers as a social planner, party promoter or New York City gala chair, please email David Adler at dadler@bizbash.com.

To contribute offers, contact 646.638.3600
David Cooperman, Director of Sales, at dcooperman@bizbash.com, ext. 115;
Nancy Swiezy, Sr. Account Executive ext: 108 nancy@bizbash.com;
Dan Perlmutter, Account Executive, ext:103 Dperlmutter@bizbash.com





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