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February 10, 2010 10:00 ET

Infogroup Connects With the 2010 Stevie® Awards

Sponsorship Will Include Selection of Large-Company Nominees in Best Company and Best Executive Categories

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwire - February 10, 2010) - The Stevie Awards, organizers of the world's premier business awards, today announced that Infogroup (NASDAQ: IUSA), the leading provider of data driven and interactive resources for targeted sales, marketing and research solutions, will sponsor all awards in the Management, Large Company, and Small Company categories in both The 2010 American Business Awards and 2010 International Business Awards.

As part of the agreement, Infogroup companies OneSource and Opinion Research Corporation will identify and automatically nominate some of the world's best large companies and executives for the 2010 awards -- in the U.S.A. for The American Business Awards, and around the world for The International Business Awards. This will mark the first time that the Stevie Awards will honorarily nominate many of the world's most prominent companies and executives in its programs.

All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to participate in The American Business Awards -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2010 entry deadline is March 31 and late entries will be accepted through April 30 with a late fee. The 2010 awards will honor work since the beginning of 2009, and the awards will be announced on June 21, 2010 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More details are available at http://www.stevieawards.com/aba/.

Entries are accepted in various categories ranging from Best Executive of the Year and Best Overall Company of the Year to Human Resources Department of the Year and Public Relations Campaign of the Year. New categories in 2010 include Executive of the Year in a non-profit or government organization and Best New Product or Service of the Year in consumer products. For a full list of everything new for the 2010 awards, please visit: http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/general/72_194_9724.cfm.

"Infogroup is proud to join the Stevie Awards in sponsoring these important awards," said Bill Fairfield, CEO of Infogroup. "The ABAs and IBAs are the premier awards in the United States and internationally. Like Infogroup, the Stevie Awards are focused on excellence in innovation, multi-channel marketing, customer engagement, product development and sales."

The International Business Awards are open to all organizations worldwide, and like The American Business Awards they recognize achievements in every facet of the workplace. The IBA awards gala will take place in late September 2010 in a European city to be announced and will be attended by more than 200 executives from more than 20 countries.

About Infogroup

Infogroup (NASDAQ: IUSA) is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. Our information powers innovative tools and insight for businesses to efficiently reach current and future customers through multiple channels, including the world's most dominant and powerful Internet search engines and GPS navigation systems. Infogroup's headquarters are located at 5711 South 86th Circle, Omaha, NE 68127. For more information, call (402) 593-4500 or visit www.infogroup.com.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.stevieawards.com/, and follow the Stevie Awards on Twitter @TheStevieAwards.

Contact Information

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