INTERNET.COM ANNOUNCES WORLDWIDE PLANS FOR INTERNET BREAKFAST FORUMS IN OVER 35 CITIES(New York, NY - August 14, 2000)- internet.com Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today announced that it will be launching Internet Breakfast Forums dealing with Internet industry and venture capital topics in each of the cities in which it has news bureaus in the United States, as well as in international locations where internet.com has regional editions. Each of these Internet Breakfast Forums will be held at least monthly. All internet.com Internet Breakfast Forums are free to Internet industry professionals and the press.
"As the Internet Industry Portal, internet.com has become the center of Internet industry information online," stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO. "Now we will be the leaders in the offline seminar area for the Internet industry as well and we will do this by using the power of our network of worldwide Web sites to promote these events in an efficient manner. Revenue generation will come from sponsorships and table top exhibitions," added Meckler.
The launch of Internet Breakfast Forums took place on August 1, 2000 in Hong Kong. The first domestic event is scheduled for August 22, 2000 at the Boston Marriott in Cambridge, MA. For more information on this and other Internet Breakfast Forums go to (http://www.internetbreakfastforums.com). It is expected that internet.com Internet Breakfast Forums will be run in over 35 cities worldwide on a monthly basis by the end of 2001.
internet.com also produces "traditional" one-day paid seminars based on Internet topics related to a number of its Web sites such as "Search Engine Strategies", "Affiliate Solutions" and "allNetDevices." These one-day seminars will continue to be held and even expand along with the free Internet Breakfast Forum seminar series. For more information on these one-day seminars, go to (http://seminars.internet.com/).
Companies interested in sponsorship opportunities at any of the Internet Breakfast Forums should contact Susan Leiterstein, Vice President and Publisher, internet.com at (203) 662-2962 or [email protected].
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