SOURCE: EP Global Communications, Inc.

February 16, 2007 14:04 ET

EP Global Communications, Inc. to Participate in Market News First (mn1.com) On-Line Interview

EP Global Communications, Inc. President and CEO, Joseph M. Valenzano, Jr., Will Speak With mn1.com Interviewers on Tuesday, February 20

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 16, 2007 --EP Global Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: EPGL) today announced that CEO and President Joseph M. Valenzano would grant an interview to Market News First (mn1.com), a web-based news agency. The interview will air on mn1.com on Tuesday, February 20 at 1:30 PM EST. Mr. Valenzano will discuss the history and mission of EP Global Communications, Inc. as well as inform listeners on some of the new and exciting programs and activities which EP is currently spearheading or is involved in.

EP Global Communications, Inc. is the parent company of Exceptional Parent (EP) magazine. EP is a 36-year-old, award-winning publishing and communications company that provides practical advice, timely medical information and emotional support to families of children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities and special health care needs. EP's audience also includes the physicians, allied health care and educational professionals, who are involved in the care and development of people with disabilities.

EP Global Communications, Inc. uses a multi-media approach in disseminating information to its audience. This includes:

--  its monthly, award-winning publication, Exceptional Parent;
--  its web site, www.eparent.com, which will launch a fresh, updated site
    in the spring of 2007;
--  clinical, custom communications projects;
--  the EP Bookstore (www.eplibrary.com) of disability books, videos, and
    tapes and;
--  EPLiveOnline, through which EP delivers on-line interactive CME
    (Continuing Medical Education) and CEU (Continuing Education Units)
    accredited seminars & teleconferences on a wide range of special needs
    topics in the chronic long term disabilities and special needs community.
    EPLiveOnline is a joint venture between EP and Vemics, Inc.
    
EP Global Communications, Inc. is pleased to announce several new initiatives, programs and article series that will characterize and shape the company's 2007 calendar year. These include:
--  EP U.S. Army Contract
    EP Global Communications, Inc. is the recipient of an $830,000 research
    contract for a U.S. Army Research Project entitled the "Exceptional
    Family Training and Transitioning Program," focusing on education and
    training in the developmental and special health care needs arena.
    EP is expected to deliver all service under the contract in 2007,
    commencing January 2007. The Company will work with the U.S. Army
    Medical Research and Material Command (USAMRMC) and Family and Morale,
    Welfare and Recreation Command's (Family and MWR Command) Exceptional
    Family Member Program (EFMP) program managers and families by
    providing a special U.S. Army section of Exceptional Parent Magazine
    and developing and implementing a series of online CME and CEU
    accredited interactive TV-quality seminars on a variety of disability
    specific topics. In addition, EP will be providing selections from the
    Exceptional Parent Bookstore, to be delivered to specified U.S. Army
    installations and special needs families, while at the same time
    continuing to extend this valuable information for public interest.

--  Mass Mutual Contract
    EP Global Communications, Inc. recently announced that MassMutual
    Financial group has renewed its annual sponsorship with EP by
    supporting the EP Disability Awareness Nights(tm) program in 2007.
    MassMutual, in conjunction with EP, has sponsored Disability Awareness
    Nights(tm) at Major League and Minor League Stadiums across the country
    since the program's inception in 2002. MassMutual has also committed
    to acquiring over 100 Vemics/EPLiveOnLine On Line Interactive TV
    Quality Systems for use in their SpecialCare(SM) program and throughout
    their Agency Network. Vemics stands for Visually Enhanced Multi-Point
    Interactive Communications System.

--  New EPLiveOnline Series on Spasticity
    EP Global Communications, Inc. and program sponsor, the EP Foundation
    for Education, Inc. (EPFE), recently announced the receipt of an
    unrestricted educational grant from a pharmaceutical company to develop
    six online interactive CME/CEU accredited educational programs. The
    title of the program is "Current Treatment Therapies for Spasticity in
    People with Movement Disorders." The series will utilize Vemics Inc.'s
    proprietary system that produces live, interactive, TV-quality programs
    online and is offered under the EPLiveOnline educational brand. A host
    of professionally distinguished physicians will be the presenters for
    this six part seminar series.

--  Wheelchair Transportation Safety (WTS) Series
    In 2007 EP will run a series of articles in its print publication on
    Wheelchair Transportation Safety that will enlighten about the basic
    principles of occupant protection and the products that provide safe
    travel for a person seated in a wheelchair in a motor vehicle. Authors
    for this series include a distinguished line-up of experts in the field
    of wheelchair transportation safety.
For more information, please contact Jan Hollingsworth at (814) 361-3860 x291 or jhollingsworth@eparent.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

Certain matters discussed in this press release are "forward-looking statements" intended to qualify for the safe harbors from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In particular, the Company's statements regarding trends in the marketplace and potential future results are examples of such forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the timing of projects due to the variability in size, scope and duration of projects, estimates made by management with respect to the Company's critical accounting policies, regulatory delays, clinical study results which lead to reductions or cancellations of projects, and other factors, including general economic conditions and regulatory developments, not within the Company's control. The factors discussed herein and expressed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission could cause actual results and developments to be materially different from those expressed in or implied by such statements. The forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this press release and the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update such forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Jan Hollingsworth
    (814) 361-3860 x291
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