SOURCE: GPS Industries, Inc.

October 24, 2005 06:30 ET

GPS Industries Announces Addition of New Director of Marketing and Communications

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 24, 2005 -- GPS Industries, Inc. (OTC BB: GPSN), a leading innovator of Wi-Fi and GPS-enabled multimedia communications and management solutions for golf courses, resorts, sporting events and residential communities, today announced the strategic addition of Bernadine Plavcic at the newly created position of Director of Marketing and Communications.

Ms. Plavcic comes from a background in the field of Communication, Media Relations, Investor Relations, Government Relations and Marketing, and was spokesperson for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Bid Corporation. From 2003-2005 she was the Director of Communications & Public Education for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, BC/Yukon Chapter and was responsible for government relations and strategic communication initiatives province-wide. While in the employ of the Pacific National Exhibition and under the Business Development sector, she was responsible for two revenue generating portfolios -- Marketing & Special Projects and Attractions & Exhibits.

Ms. Plavcic began her career as an investment broker and with a background in broadcast journalism, served as Executive Producer and Operations Manager for television lottery bingo in Kiev, Ukraine, where she produced television campaigns and advised Ministers of State on logistics and solutions to set-up and operations of government lottery distribution systems. Ms. Plavcic brings 17 years of experience in Marketing and Communications to GPS Industries, and has been involved with television commercials that have won Clio, Lotus and Bessie marketing awards.

"I look forward to the challenge of helping GPS Industries share their story with the world," says Ms. Plavcic. "I am confident that I can help GPSI grow as they take their award-winning products, software and technology to the next level."

Adds GPSI President and CEO Robert Silzer, Sr., "Bernadine brings great enthusiasm and experience to our company, and we are proud to welcome her aboard as we continue to expand and strengthen our Sales, Marketing and Management team."

GPS Industries, Inc.

GPS Industries, Inc. (GPSI) develops and markets GPS and Wi-Fi wireless multimedia solutions to enable managers of golf facilities, resorts, sporting events, and residential communities worldwide to generate significant new revenue streams and improve operational efficiencies. The company's unique and patented Inforemer™ product line provides a complete GPS golf business solution, combining a powerful backend management information system and revenue generating modules with mobile color handheld or cart-mounted Differential GPS units, seamlessly connected via a wireless, high-speed Wi-Fi network. GPSI's Board of Directors includes legendary golfer and businessman Greg Norman. For additional information on GPSI and its solutions, please visit

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially as a result of certain risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: The Company's ability to raise finance; global and market conditions within the golf industry; demand for and market acceptance of new and existing products; successful development of new products; the timing of new product introductions; pricing pressures and other competitive factors; the ability to develop and implement new technologies and to obtain protection for the related intellectual property; as well as other risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time in the company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof, and the company undertakes no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Other brands and names contained in this release are the property of their respective owners.

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