SOURCE: Impart Media Group, Inc.

July 10, 2007 08:00 ET

Former FOX and Saban Entertainment Executive Joins Impart Advisory Board

Company Seeking Hollywood and Network Broadcasting Expertise for Projected Digital Signage Entertainment Venue Deployments

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - July 10, 2007) - Impart Media Group, Inc. (OTCBB: IMMG), a global provider of end-to-end information networks, transactional kiosks, digital signage services, and direct-to-consumer advertising announced today the formal appointment of Stan Golden to its Strategic Advisory Board (SAB). With creative development and programming demands from an expanding list of new digital signage clients and venues, the Company is seeking to immediately utilize Mr. Golden's impressive industry expertise and resource contacts.

Mr. Stan Golden has over 26 years of experience in international co-production, merchandising, distribution, broadcasting, and cable/network development. In 1988, Mr. Golden joined Saban International, the global distribution division of Saban Entertainment, as its President. During Mr. Golden's tenure, Saban Entertainment, now BVS Entertainment, an independent television production company, created Saban International Paris, Saban Entertainment's French animation studio.

From 1995 to 1999, Mr. Golden served on the Management Board of FOX Family Worldwide, a fully integrated global family entertainment company and also as President of Program Distribution -- supervising all of the distribution, co-productions and acquisitions for FOX Kids, now 4Kids Entertainment, a global provider of children's entertainment and merchandise licensing. Mr. Golden is currently the Managing Partner for Golden Touch Media, a consulting firm in the media and entertainment industries.

Joe F. Martinez, Impart's CEO, said, "We are very happy to have Stan's enthusiastic acceptance to join us on our Strategic Advisory Board. Stan understands the Hollywood creative, entertainment mindset and the nuances of mass programming and distribution, as exhibited in his stellar career at both Saban Entertainment and FOX."

Mr. Martinez also stated, "I could not be happier and more confident knowing that Stan is now in our corner, providing his advice, expertise and direction as we look to expand into the area of enhancing our own creative and programming groups. With the addition of Stan, we fill another void in our strategic planning and implementation processes, as we continue to position our company as a vertically integrated, full service provider of solutions for the out-of-home advertising sector. For example -- to truly provide business or mission critical applications -- brands and retailers have to contractually engage with a company that delivers the complete solution to avoid the typical finger pointing on the responsibility for problems that have occurred historically within our business sector. As can be noted by the chart below, we have now partnered, acquired, and/or hired expertise in the following business segments that collectively provide the complete solution."

Fixtures: For Fixtures, we have teamed up with VIRA and Tyco Electronics to provide the necessary packaging and integration mechanism to brands and retailers in delivering complete turnkey solutions from fixtures, enclosures to state-of-the-art electronics such as RFID, motion sensing, and related fabrication and industrial design engineering expertise.

Technology: In the area of Technology -- not only do we have innovative in-house expertise -- but also we are very fortunate to have former Microsoft Senior Executive, Joachim Kempin on our Board of Directors.

Advertising: We are privileged to have as our Board Chairman, Ron Elgin -- Chairman/CEO of the Seattle Office of DDB Worldwide, who along with Chickie Bucco on our Advisory Board -- complement our New York advertising business unit, managed by veteran advertising executive Michael Medico. We are also strategically aligned with SeeSaw Networks for media planning and advertising placement fulfillment for digital out-of-home advertising based media properties (a/k/a digital signage or 4th screen networks).

Creative & Content: To augment the staff resources of J. Scott Campbell, our Chief Creative Officer, we have now added Stan Golden -- who will be instrumental in advising and supporting the areas of creative design, programming, and distribution.

Installation & Service: Impart's legacy has been to provide full installation and service to all of our customers. This tradition continues with our in house expertise led by President Tom Muniz, co-founders Steve Corey and Laird Laabs -- helped along with my expertise -- having spent over 20 years delivering and servicing mission critical applications for numerous Fortune 1000 companies, such as Federal Express, American Airlines, and Bear Stearns to name just a few.

Measurement: In the discipline of Metrics or Measurement, we have teamed up with BrandTruth Research Networks. BrandTruth measures the ability of out-of-home digital media and other in-space media to reliably capture audience mindshare and influence their behavior in brand awareness, conversion and/or transaction.

Mr. Martinez continued, "In addition to the executives listed above, we have brand and retail expertise with Jim Haworth, former COO of Wal-Mart and now President/CEO of Lotus Supermarkets in China, and Mr. John Bauer, the former EVP of Finance at Nintendo and the managing partner of the Northwest Region of the international accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). John's skill sets and experience are also complementary to Mr. Larry D. Calkins, Impart Board Director, who is currently the senior VP of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Information Technology for Holland America Line in Seattle. Larry was also an Audit manager for the accounting firm KPMG.

"With Mr. Golden as our latest advisory board member, we are very close to completing our membership objectives and industry contributory blend for SAB. We are still in discussions with impressive candidates from the university or academia environment and the online web advertising space to assist with our technology and online initiatives, as well the banking and equity sectors. Once these final advisory positions areas are filled, we will hold strategic planning sessions twice-a-year in Seattle to insure that the senior management team is properly advised, focused and executing, as we continue to address and refine the above referenced core competency areas that we feel are essential for the maturation of the digital out-of-home sector."

Martinez concluded, "My complete area of focus -- other than setting the strategic vision of the company -- is to tactically drive and attain our financial objective of $18 to $20 million dollars in sales for this year. As of July 1st, the sales management function has come under the direct responsibility of myself, with key administration support from our Company President Tom Muniz. Laird Laabs, Impart co-founder and our new President of Asia-Pacific, will now direct his market energies towards opening up our China operations. Our tenured and respected sales force is now fully loaded with products and services -- matched to an array of existing clients and new prospects to meet our 2007 target. Our planning and implementation processes are structured so that we will deliver in a timely and orderly manner."

Impart's Strategic Advisory Board was formed to bring top level executives and academics from the public and private sector together to provide critical and supportive policy advice and guidance to the Chairman, CEO, directors and corporate officers of Impart Media Group, Inc. by enhancing the company's leadership reach and role in the global, fast-evolving, out-of-home (OOH) information networks and digital signage business sector. The SAB will also help foster a sense of community among the company employees, supply chain vendors, service providers, and end-clients. This will be accomplished with speaking engagements at industry events and frequent communication and interaction with the company's investors and shareholders via a feedback process that will continually analyze and refine the company's business model, products and services.

The SAB will also help promote the achievements of the company and provide assistance in referring new business, product ideas, and/or investment opportunities as the worlds of communications, internet, computers and media continue to converge and create new and evolving opportunities for our business.

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About Impart Media Group, Inc.

Impart Media Group, Inc. (OTCBB: IMMG), founded in 1983 and headquartered in Seattle, Washington U.S.A., is a global provider of end-to-end information networks, transactional kiosks, digital signage solutions, and direct-to-consumer advertising. In the fast growth, alternative out-of-home (AOOH), business-to-consumer media sector, the Company provides digital signage and transactional kiosk solutions that are comprised of flat panel monitors, media players/servers, audio/video/data accessory components, enclosures/mounts/fixtures, web services, and software. To augment their comprehensive equipment offerings, the Company also provides for enterprise consulting, design, custom development, integration, fabrication, assembly, IP connectivity, quality assurance, creative production, installation, onsite maintenance, web-data hosting, network monitoring and content management services throughout the United States and in global markets through authorized international dealers, distributors and joint ventures. The Company's digital media solutions enable the simultaneous delivery of video, stills, text, web, and animation content to a variety of remote audiences in real time, allowing for immediate customization of messages through a centralized network operations center or secure web portals.

The Company has refined and built-out a reliable and secure network communications infrastructure backend, with scalable deliverables processes, over the past twenty-four years. As a result of the Company's acquisition of E&M Advertising, Inc. and its affiliates in February 2006, Impart Media Group, Inc. now provides offline and online, direct response or direct-to-consumer advertising capabilities. The Company continues to grow through aggressive innovation and consolidation strategies, acquiring or developing the most advanced and complementary, product and service solutions. The Company integrates both media with technology for leading corporate brands, advertisers, retail merchandisers, and informational business environments in industries such as retail, grocery, banking, restaurants, leisure & hospitality, hotels, government, airports, offices, and public transit spaces, among others. For more information, please visit or call (800) 544-3343.

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