SOURCE: NewMarket Technology Inc.

October 24, 2006 13:27 ET

NewMarket Technology, Inc. Announces December 7 Town Hall Meeting Venue in New Orleans

American Airlines, Avis and Royal Sonesta Hotel Offering Special Discounts to Attendees

DALLAS, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 24, 2006 -- NewMarket Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: NMKT) recently announced their Annual Town Hall to be held in New Orleans on December 7, 2006, at 3:30 pm CST. The Town Hall meeting will be held at the centrally located Royal Sonesta Hotel (http://www.sonesta.com/neworleans_royal/). In addition, NewMarket has arranged for discounted airfare on all flights to New Orleans on American Airlines from across the country between Dec. 5 - Dec. 10, 2006. To receive the discounted rate, attendees should go to www.aa.com or call American Airlines Group Services at 1-800-433-1790. When making your reservation, please use discount code "A64D6AO."

In addition to discounted rates with American Airlines, NewMarket has also arranged for discounted rates with Avis Rental Car and the Royal Sonesta Hotel. To book a car with Avis, please go to www.avis.com or call 1-800-331-1600. When making your reservation, please use Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number "J995226." To reserve a room at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, please mention "NewMarket" to receive the discounted rate of $149 per night. Reservations at the Royal Sonesta must be made by Nov. 6, 2006, to receive this special group rate.

At the Town Hall, the company will review 2006 performance, and plans to continue rapid growth in 2007 to $120 million in profitable annual revenue. The company will also discuss the proposed transaction with Action Products International, Inc. (NASDAQ: APII). Presentations will also include detailed information on the Company's global operations in Asia and Latin America. The role of the small and micro cap markets within NewMarket's overall vision to change current technology research and development practices will be featured in the presentations. NewMarket CEO Philip Verges "encourages shareholders to come enjoy New Orleans hospitality, get updated on the progress of NewMarket, and witness the redevelopment initiative underway in New Orleans."

After discussions with the City Government of New Orleans, NewMarket is aware of the multiple opportunities to be garnered by playing a leadership role in the economic redevelopment of New Orleans. Donna Addkison, New Orleans Director of Economic Development, will join NewMarket at the Town Hall to discuss the opportunities that exist throughout the city.

If you have any further questions, or would like to RSVP to the Annual Town Hall please contact Whitney Marks at 214.722.3052 or wmarks@newmarkettechnology.com.

NewMarket Technology last week was named Number 5 on Deloitte's 2006 Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over five years, from 2001-2005. NewMarket Technology grew 31,633 percent from less than $1 million in revenue in 2001 to over $50 million in revenue in 2005, making NewMarket the fastest growing company in Texas on the Fast 500 ranking and the first Texas-based company to make the Top 5 since 2001. For more information on Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 or Technology Fast 500 programs, visit www.fast500.com.

To be added to NewMarket's corporate e-mail list for shareholders and interested investors, please send an e-mail to ir@newmarkettechnology.com.

About NewMarket Technology Inc. (www.newmarkettechnology.com)

NewMarket Technology Inc. is a Systems Innovation Company. NewMarket has combined a traditional systems integration and support services capacity with a specialized asset-based approach to assisting its clients with the delicate balance between maintaining legacy systems and gaining a competitive edge from the latest technology innovations. NewMarket provides certified integration and maintenance services to support the prevailing industry standard solutions to include Microsoft, Cisco Systems and Sun Microsystems. Concurrently, NewMarket continuously seeks to acquire undiscovered emerging technology assets to incorporate into an overall product portfolio carefully packaged to complement the prevailing industry standard solutions. NewMarket's emerging technology portfolio includes products for the Telecommunications, Healthcare, Homeland Security and Financial Services industries. NewMarket delivers its portfolio of products and services through its global network of Solution Integration subsidiaries in North America, Latin America, China and Singapore. As a Systems Innovator, NewMarket has set itself apart from the systems integration market through the introduction of a technology business model that monetizes the value of emerging technologies to improve corporate profits and enhance shareholder value with the regular issue of dividends. NewMarket recently announced that it ranked Number 13 on the 2005 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on the percentage of revenue growth over five years from 2000-2004. NewMarket's revenue increased 18,082 percent during this period.

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