Worldwide Promotional Management Inc.

Worldwide Promotional Management Inc.

September 09, 2009 14:44 ET

Worldwide Promotional Management Inc.: Vancouver Company Hits It Big With Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 9, 2009) - Worldwide Promotional Management Inc. ("Worldwide" or the "Company") (CNSX:WRL) announces that Playground Performances Inc. ("Playground") (see News Release dated September 8, 2009) has confirmed its first act in its entertainment production stable, the boy band US5, will be sharing the stage with some of the globe's best known acts at the Michael Jackson tribute concert in Vienna on September 26, 2009.

Playground is the North American manager of the American-created boy band US5. The group has been touring and recording in Europe for the past three years with great success and has accepted the invitation to perform at Michael Jackson's European tribute concert. The gala concert will feature twenty-five world-renowned performers, including singing sensations Mary J. Blige, Akon, Chris Brown, Sister Sledge, Natalie Cole and others still to be announced. Michael Jackson's band and dancers will also perform at the show.

Dennis MacDonald, Playground's President, said, "The fact that a Vancouver-based company has signed a band that is extremely popular in Europe and is sharing the stage with international celebrities is the ideal launch pad for its introduction to the North American market."

According to producer Jermaine Jackson, the tribute concert in Vienna is expected to be attended by over 65,000 spectators and viewed by people worldwide. For more information on The Tribute: In Memory of Michael Jackson, and the growing number of top-rated performers confirming their participation, please visit:

About US5

US5 was discovered by the same music industry executive who put the Backstreet Boys and N'SYNC on the road to fame. The band won the Nickelodeon "Best Band Award" in 2007 and 2008. It has recorded a music video for the European release of High School Musical 3 and has reported sales of 3 million albums in Europe, with several of their songs reaching gold and platinum status. For more information, visit

About Playground Performances Inc.

Playground Performances is an entertainment production and artist management company that has a joint venture partnership with German music talent management company, Triple-M Music GMHB. Playground's responsibilities include the North American development and marketing of the performing group US5. The joint venture includes management, recording agreements, music publishing, live performances, merchandising, sponsorships and all broadcast rights.

About Worldwide Promotional Management Inc.

Worldwide Promotional Management Inc. is a publicly-traded company that is engaged in the business of promotional marketing, including the distribution of advertising and promotional products. Worldwide has entered into a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Playground to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding shares. (See News Release dated September 8, 2009). The Transaction is scheduled to close on or before October 15, 2009.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of:


Mike Marrandino, President

Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Information

Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements, which reflect the expectations of management regarding the proposed Transaction. Forward-looking statements consist of statements that are not purely historical, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in the statements such as the willingness of the parties to close the Transaction, current economic conditions and satisfactory results of the due diligence investigation on the parties to the Transaction. Due to conditions precedent to the closing of the Transaction, and the risk that these conditions precedent will not be satisfied, the Company can offer no assurance that it will close the Transaction or that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will occur or, if they do occur, what benefits the Company will obtain from them. Except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update forward-looking information should circumstances or management's estimates or opinions change.

The CNSX has neither approved nor disapproved the information contained herein.

Contact Information

  • Worldwide Promotional Management Inc.
    Mike Marrandino
    (604) 484-2828
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    Linda Bilben
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