JUPITERMEDIA ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF TRADESHOW ASSETS FROM THE GOLDEN GROUP INCLUDING ISPCON(New York, NY - January 30, 2007) - Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) today announced that it has acquired the remaining 50.1% interest in the two annual ISPCON trade shows as well as 100% of the INBOX trade show from The Golden Group I, Inc. Jupitermedia now owns 100% of these properties, up from the 49.9% interest in ISPCON held prior to the transaction. Jon Price, the founder of The Golden Group, and his staff have become employees of Jupitermedia, with Price being appointed General Manager of Jupitermedia's growing Events division. Financial terms of this transaction were not disclosed.
Launched in 1997, ISPCON (www.ispcon.com/) is the largest trade show in North America dealing with the ISP (Internet service provider) and related industries. The INBOX trade show, launched in 2004 (www.inboxevent.com/), concentrates on the technology aspect of the e-mail communications industry.
"We are excited to be able to consolidate ownership of the valuable ISPCON franchise," stated Alan Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia Corporation. "In addition to gaining these important events which are complementary to our online media properties focused on the ISP industry, this transaction brings us a terrific trade show team that will help grow our various existing and new trade shows," added Meckler.
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Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) (www.jupitermedia.com), headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading global provider of original information and images for information technology, business and creative professionals. Jupitermedia includes Jupiterimages, one of the leading images companies in the world with over 7.0 million images online serving creative professionals with brands like BananaStock, Workbook Stock, Brand X Pictures, FoodPix, Botanica, Nonstock, The Beauty Archive, IFA Bilderteam, Comstock Images, Creatas Images, PictureQuest, Liquid Library, Thinkstock Images, Thinkstock Footage, Bigshot Media, Goodshoot, ITStockFree, Stock Image, Pixland, Photos.com, Ablestock.com, PhotoObjects.net, Clipart.com, FlashFoundry.com, AnimationFactory.com, RoyaltyFreeMusic.com, StudioCutz.com, JupiterGreetings.com and Stockxpert.com. The media segment of Jupitermedia consists of the internet.com online division, which operates four distinct networks: internet.com and EarthWeb.com for IT and business professionals; DevX.com for developers; and Graphics.com for creative professionals. The internet.com online division includes more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by over 20 million users and generate over 400 million page views monthly. In addition, the media segment includes internet.com events, which produces offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including ISPCON, bITa USA and Web Video Summit.
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