SOURCE: Big Apple Worldwide, Inc.

April 18, 2007 08:30 ET

Big Apple Wallcovering, Inc. Receives Purchase Orders for 24,000 Yards of Custom Wallcoverings

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 18, 2007 --Big Apple Worldwide, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BPWW) is pleased to announce that their wholly owned subsidiary, Big Apple Wallcovering, Inc., has received two purchase orders for a combined total of nearly 24,000 yards of custom wallcoverings. The projects consist of a high-rise condominium in Virginia and a hotel in British Columbia, Canada.

Big Apple Worldwide wholly owned subsidiary, Elabrient Surfaces, developed a custom, fabric-backed vinyl surface for both projects. Representatives from the 20-story Waterford House condominium in Virginia required a durable surface to cover more than 135,000 sq. ft. of corridor spaces throughout the building. Elabrient Surfaces developed the custom wallcovering in cooperation with the client through their TouchPoint Imagery™ technology.

Big Apple Wallcovering and Elabrient Surfaces are working on the hotel project in Vancouver, BC, Canada for fabric distributor Egan-Laing, Inc. The project calls for approximately 189,000 sq. ft. of embossed fabric-backed vinyl in the guest rooms throughout the facility.

"These projects each call for a very specific and very durable wallcovering throughout. The Waterford incorporates both residential and office space in an elegant setting while the hotel project involves a much more elaborate design. Both clients required very unique textures and we were delighted to be able to deliver what they envisioned," stated Gary Rizzo, President of Elabrient Surfaces.

About Big Apple Worldwide, Inc.:

Big Apple Worldwide, Inc. ( is a holding company focused on serving the hospitality and leisure market. Big Apple Wallcovering, Inc. ( 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 (, which is a commercial interior design development and manufacturing company specializing in commercial wallcovering. Big Apple Travel, Inc. (, 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.

Safe Harbor Act: This release includes forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involves risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, the impact of competitive products, the ability to meet customer demand, the ability to manage growth, acquisitions of technology, equipment, or human resources, the effect of economic business conditions, and the ability to attract and retain skilled personnel. The Company is not obligated to revise or update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release.

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