SOURCE: Ritz Interactive, Inc.

Ritz Interactive, Inc.

January 06, 2010 14:42 ET

International Photographic Council Names Fred H. Lerner 2010 Hall of Fame Award Honoree

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - January 6, 2010) - The International Photographic Council (IPC), a non-governmental organization of the United Nations, has bestowed its highest honor, the annual Hall of Fame Award, upon Fred H. Lerner, Co-founder, President, CEO, and Director of Ritz Interactive, Inc.

Ritz Interactive operates,,,,,,, Greg Norman's, and other award-winning online-shopping sites. Lerner is Past President of the Photo Marketing Association (PMA) and now serves on its Board of Directors. He is also a Board member of the International Photographic Council and serves on the Rochester Institute of Technology McGhee Chair Advisory Committee.

A presentation will be held during the IPC Annual Hall of Fame Luncheon at the United Nations in New York City on February 11, 2010. IPC President James Chung will deliver opening remarks. Ted Fox, Executive Director of PMA, will present the keynote address. Ted McGrath, President and CEO of T.M. Associates and IPC Industry Leadership Award Honoree in 1999, will introduce Fred Lerner.

For luncheon information or reservations, please contact James Chung at or 914.476.1712. Seating is limited.

About The International Photographic Council (IPC)

The International Photographic Council (IPC) is a multinational non-governmental organization of the United Nations, composed of representatives from every major sector of the photography industry. Founded in 1974, IPC is dedicated to increasing worldwide recognition of photography as a universal means of communication through the adoption of the motto, "Peace Through Understanding, Understanding Through Photography, the Universal Language." For more information, visit

About Ritz Interactive, Inc.

Ritz Interactive is an award-winning, specialty online retailer and e-commerce service provider that operates a network of websites offering high quality, branded lifestyle products. Since its inception in Irvine, California in 1999, the company has become a leader in providing a full selection of photographic and consumer electronics products as well as a wide range of marine, boating and fishing products, at competitive prices for online shoppers. Ritz Interactive's leading photo-specialty and consumer electronics e-commerce websites are and, while the company's leading marine e-commerce website is Each of the individually branded and marketed websites offers a broad and deep selection of competitively priced products and brings an established brick-and-mortar reputation to the company's e-commerce platform.

Contact Information

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    Andre Brysha
    Ritz Interactive, Inc.
    Tel: 949-442-0205
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