SOURCE: IC Places, Inc.

IC Places, Inc.

August 10, 2011 16:30 ET

IC Places Nabs Respected Hollywood Insiders to Guide Firm's Content, Distribution and Revenue Stream Expansion

HOLLYWOOD, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 10, 2011) - IC Places, Inc. (OTCQB: ICPA) announced that respected Hollywood insiders Charlotte Parker and Joel Parker have joined IC Places, the social website and media content company, as special consultants and founding members of the Executive Advisory Board.

In their roles with the company, the Parkers will advise in the development of content and programming. They will help the company to build additional revenue streams by expanding distribution of content on the burgeoning site. They will also use their many years of associations with key individuals in Hollywood and the media to help the company fulfill its business plan by expanding public awareness of its websites and the shows it produces.

"Charlotte Parker and Joel Parker are well-established figures in the field of public relations, marketing and brand expansion," said Steven Samblis, President of IC Places, Inc. "They played important roles building brand and public awareness in the launching of numerous businesses, including Planet Hollywood and Original New York Seltzer. Their experience extends to the worlds of film, television, books, music and sport. They have represented such figures as Arnold Schwarzenegger -- whom Charlotte Parker represented personally for 14 years -- James Cameron and Jesse Ventura. We are thrilled to have them on our team."

Said Joel Parker, "We see IC Places as having unlimited growth potential and plan to use our experience and relationships to help the company expand significantly the content on its website and public awareness. Ultimately we would like to see IC Places articles and programs refresh on a daily basis, and provide in-depth analysis of a large variety of subcultures in the worlds of sports, business, politics and entertainment. Our goal is to compel our viewer's loyalty by branding IC Places as the place to get-current in the realms that are most interesting to them. We are looking to build IC Places' infrastructure, attract cutting-edge contributors, and provide content unavailable anywhere else."

About Charlotte Parker:

Charlotte Park began her Hollywood career as Director of Public Relations for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. She then joined several of the largest publicity firms in the entertainment industry, including Rogers & Cowan and The Lee Solters Company, specializing in film publicity. As the President of Parker Public Relations she has over 20 years experience in public relations, marketing and image making. She has guided the public images of over 200 celebrities, politicians, executives and corporations. Parker launched the publicity campaigns of director James Cameron and producer Gale Anne Hurd. She represented director John Frankenheimer and many films, including The Terminator, Aliens, Total Recall, and the animated classic The Swan Princess. As an expert media analyst and image consultant Parker has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Court TV and the E-Channel and been written about in Spy Magazine, The Columbia Journalism Review, People and The Los Angeles Times Magazine. She is currently on the Board of Directors of The Bruce Lee Foundation and Operation Unity.

About Joel Parker:

Joel Parker began his career in the News & Information Department of the RCA Corporation. He worked at the NBC Television Network for 10 years in the program department and Creative Services, where he managed the publicity accounts of several high profile series, the Super Bowl, NBC News and The Tonight Show. Joel currently represents many high profile clients including "Founding Father of Bodybuilding" Joe Weider. Joel also teaches television production at the University of Southern California.

About IC Places:

IC Places owns and operates 350 city news and entertainment websites. Each IC Places city website offers a virtual keyhole view of life in each community. Every unique aspect of a city's social, business, and cultural life is available right at each city's IC Places homepage. IC Places provides the entire community a place to talk, do business and get connected. Businesses are given amazing tools to tell their stories in the best way possible and visitors get unfettered access to businesses, events and people in each city. To see one of the IC Places city sites in action, please visit http://www.icplaces.com/orlando.

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