SOURCE: International Monetary Systems, Ltd.

March 06, 2006 12:50 ET

International Monetary Systems Seeing Fruitful Results From Organic-Growth Initiatives

Company Enrolled 216 New Clients in January and February

NEW BERLIN, WI -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 6, 2006 -- International Monetary Systems, Ltd. (OTC BB: INLM), a worldwide leader in business-to-business barter services, today announced that it enrolled a record 216 new clients in January and February. Under the direction of National Sales Manager, Barbara Martin, the company's outside sales force has grown to fourteen people, with plans to hire even more.

Don Mardak, President and CEO of International Monetary Systems, stated, "Our outside sales team is now well established, as we continue to hit impressive monthly numbers in new-client sales. The offices that grew the most for us in 2005 were the offices with the strongest sales people in place. So this year, we will be pulling out all stops in striving for substantial organic growth. Our present goal is to be signing up 200-plus clients per month by the end of 2006."

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:

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