SOURCE: International Monetary Systems, Ltd.

March 16, 2006 14:26 ET

International Monetary Systems January Revenue up 42%

Impressive Start to 2006 Continues

NEW BERLIN, WI -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 16, 2006 -- International Monetary Systems, Ltd. (OTC BB: INLM), a worldwide leader in business-to-business barter services, today announced that its revenue for February was $526,000, an increase of 42% over February 2005.

Don Mardak, President and CEO of International Monetary Systems, commented, "These recent numbers are quite impressive. Historically, January and February are the weakest months of the year for us. But this year, we have set new standards, as we are already 49% ahead of last year's income for the two months. In addition, International Monetary Systems is featured in the current issue of ValueRich Magazine and, last week, exhibited at the ValueRich Investor Conference in Miami, FL. The company received a wonderful response from many attendees, a fact that is now becoming evident in the recent increased trading volume and higher price of IMS' stock."

About International Monetary Systems

Founded in 1989, International Monetary Systems (IMS) serves more than 9,200 customers representing 14,000 cardholders in 32 U.S. markets. Based in New Berlin, Wis., IMS is one of the largest publicly traded barter companies in the world and is continually expanding its exchange locations. The company's proprietary transaction network enables businesses and individuals to trade goods and services throughout North America. Using an electronic currency known as trade dollars, IMS exchanges allow companies to create cost savings and to improve operations by taking advantage of barter opportunities in their business models. Managed by seasoned industry veterans, IMS is a recognized member of the National Association of Trade Exchanges (NATE) and International Reciprocal Trade Association (IRTA). Further information can be obtained at the company's Web site at: www.internationalmonetary.com.

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