INTERNET.COM CONTINUES REGIONAL EXPANSION WITH LAUNCH OF CHICAGO.INTERNET.COM(New York, NY - August 30, 2000)- internet.com, the Internet Industry Portal, today announced a new bureau to cover the thriving Internet market and community in the greater Chicago area. The site is available at Chicago.internet.com (http://chicago.internet.com). Hostway.com (http://www.hostway.com), a Web hosting service, is the sponsor for this site launch.
"We've experienced tremendous success integrating our Internet news properties throughout selective regions of the U.S. and we are now delighted to extend our news and information resources to Chicago's Internet scene. This will be the area's first in-depth, online publication exclusively focused on the local Internet industry," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler.
The site will be under the direction of Managing Editor Randy Scasny, who joins internet.com bringing with him a vast background of editorial experience. "Tremendous resources are being placed in the Internet industry in Chicago and the Midwest, whether in start-ups or traditional companies developing Ecommerce solutions. This is an exciting opportunity to report on the rapidly evolving and expanding Silicon Prairie," says Scasny.
The availability of internet.com's regional Internet news content in Chicago is the latest in a series of regional expansion initiatives including recent launches in Los Angeles (http://la.internet.com), Silicon Valley (http://siliconvalley.internet.com), Boston (http://boston.internet.com), Washington D.C. (http://dc.internet.com), Seattle (http://seattle.internet.com) and internet.com's pre-existing atNewYork.com site (http://atnewyork.com) serving the Internet scene in New York's Silicon Alley. internet.com also announced plans to roll out several other bureaus in coming months.
Interested advertisers should contact the Ad Sales department at [email protected] or (203) 662-2962. For commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2858.
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