SOURCE: Artfest International, Inc.

January 07, 2010 12:08 ET

Artfest International, Inc. Launches Network Marketing Call Center for Its Revenue Drive Strategy in 2010

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - January 7, 2010) - Artfest International, Inc. (OTCBB: ARTS) is pleased to announce that the Company has completed a Network Marketing Call Center. Artfest's new call center is based at its Artfest Expo Center Headquarters. The call center accommodates over 200 Networkers in its phase one Launch.

"We are extremely excited to implement the final element to our sales and marketing program. Network Marketing is the best way to place our technology and products into the marketplace. This call center will be operated by 30 of the best Network Marketing Producers in the industry, and managed by our CFO Chris Miner," stated Angie Tassan, Artfest CMO.

In 2010 Artfest International plans to continue its aggressive Direct Sales and Marketing growth. Artfest expects to grow the Network to approximately 20, 000 members by year end. "Artfest Distributer averages approximately $ 6,500 in revenue per year. With this launch, we expect a tremendous growth as more and more people look for additional income opportunity to supplement their income, and I can't think of anything better than branded sports products and technology available to our Members," stated Shirley Casavant, Artfest Member Relations.

Artfest is focused in driving sales to its major sports and college teams, their fan clubs and alumni. Artfest International expects that it will complete several more product manufacturing acquisitions in 2010 with a goal of adding an additional $10 million in assets to the balance sheet. Artfest Internationals' subsidiary Charity Sports Distributor is working on consummating agreements with dozens of additional college and professional sport teams to become the official distributor of their sports memorabilia. The Company's goals are to sign an additional 50 teams in 2010 and to become the industry leader in the multibillion-dollar sports memorabilia industry.

"We are excited about the progress that Artfest International has made in 2009 and we look forward to continuing the growth of shareholder value through increasing our assets with acquisitions, as well as, increasing our sales revenues. Our Network Marketing program is designed to drive sales and membership with sport fans worldwide," stated Edward Vakser, CEO of Artfest International, Inc.

Artfest International, Inc. will hold Interviews for Network Marketing and sales professionals at the Expo Center. Call (877-278-6672) for more information.

For more details on Artfest Internationals accomplishments in 2009, expectations for 2010 and to read the Company's Fact Sheet and "President's Letter" please visit: www.artfestinternational.com

About Artfest International, Inc.

Artfest International, Inc. brings together artists, investors, decorators, designers, private collectors and art galleries. Artfest International's corporate site is www.artfestinternational.com. Artfest's subsidiaries are Art Channel, Inc. (www.artchannel.tv), and Art Channel Galleries, Inc. (www.ArtChannelGalleries.com), offering the most exciting product and rewards program in the history of direct sales marketing.

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