SOURCE: Big Apple Worldwide, Inc.

October 11, 2006 08:00 ET

Big Apple Wallcovering and Elabrient Surfaces to Showcase Products to Top Buyers and Designers of the Hospitality Industry

Big Apple Wallcovering and Elabrient Surfaces to Attend Hospitality Match International 2006 in Las Vegas

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 11, 2006 -- Big Apple Worldwide, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BPWW) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiaries, Big Apple Wallcovering, Inc.,and Elabrient Surfaces, Inc. will be showcasing its line of diverse and exclusive custom Wallcoverings, Fabrics and Surfacing products to the top purchasing agents and designers in North America at the Hospitality Match International 2006. The event will draw buyers from major hotel chains, resorts, casinos, cruise ships, and timeshares to the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 12-15, 2006.

Hospitality Match International (HMI) is the most valuable contract hospitality event experience. HMI matches qualified suppliers to the top decision makers in the hospitality industry. These buyers are five-star purchasers, often with unlimited budgets, specifying the most elaborate high-end projects available.

"We are tremendously excited to be a part of this event and look forward to showcasing not only a new and exotic line of Hand Crafted products, but our 'No More Books™' technology, which has proven to be the 21st Century Revolution in the Wallcovering Industry. Elabrient Surfaces will be introducing Touch Point Imagery™. Elabrient's new technology will allow clients to see their custom designed Wallcovering on the walls of the project at hand. Last year's Hospitality Match International was a tremendous success for us and we expect to build on that success at this year's event," stated Neal Jablon, President of Big Apple Worldwide, Inc.

About Big Apple Worldwide, Inc.:

Big Apple Worldwide, Inc. (www.bigappleworldwide.com) is a holding company focused on serving the hospitality and leisure market. Big Apple Wallcovering, Inc. (www.bigapplewallcovering.com) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Big Apple Worldwide and has inspired the Architecture and Design community with cutting-edge design and the manufacturing of architectural wallcovering and fabrics for hospitality, private offices and commercial interiors. Big Apple Worldwide, Inc. also recently purchased Elabrient Surfaces, www.elabrientsurfaces.com, which is a commercial interior design development and manufacturing company specializing in commercial wallcovering. Big Apple Travel, Inc. (www.bigappletravel.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Big Apple Worldwide, Inc., is a full service travel agency and features a next generation travel salon in Orlando, Florida.

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