TORONTO, ONTARIO and LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA and SAN MATEO, CALIFORNIA and NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - Aug. 10, 2012) - Intertainment Media Inc. ("Intertainment" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:INT)(OTCQX:ITMTF)(FRANKFURT:I4T) has announced that its real-time experiential communications platform, Ortsbo (www.ortsbo.com), will be broadcasting a Live & Global event from the third annual Joe Carter Classic celebrity golf tournament (www.joecarterclassic.com) on August 15, 2012 airing live from 8-9 am ET from Eagles Nest Golf Club in Maple, Ontario. A re-airing of the program will take place the same day at noon and 6 pm ET.
The broadcast can be viewed at www.liveandglobal.com/joecarter/ as well as via select streaming partners. Rob V. Budhwa, runner up in SportsNets' sports talk show competition, will host the hour long broadcast and will ask questions from fans around the world in over 50 languages while viewers will be able to watch the Q&A in the language of their choice with Ortsbo's patented multi-lingual closed captioning.
Celebrities scheduled to appear at the Joe Carter Classic include Charles Barkley, Julius "Dr.J" Erving, Jerome Bettis, Bo Jackson, Ray Bourque, Doug Gilmour, Ozzie Smith, Trish Stratus, Jonathan Ogden and more. For a detailed scheduled appearance list, visit www.joecarterclassic.com.
"We are proud of our involvement with the Joe Carter Classic and we feel honoured providing our translation technology to such a great cause," said David Lucatch, CEO of Ortsbo. "We hope that we can help raise global awareness of the needs of the Children's Aid Foundation (www.cafdn.org) in partnership with Joe Carter."
"Taking the Joe Carter Classic global is an incredible opportunity," said Joe Carter, event host and co-chair. "We are excited about interacting with fans from around the world so they can share in the day's fun and learn more about the amazing work the Children's Aid Foundation does and what can be done to support their worthy cause."
Ortsbo has previously hosted other successful Live & Global events for athletes including live chats with IndyCar's legendary racing family the Andrettis, the IndyCar Championship contenders and Steve Nash's Showdown in Chinatown. Footage of past Live & Global events can be viewed on Ortsbo TV (www.ortsbotv.com), the place to find archived broadcasts, celebrity interviews and new weekly video content in the language of your choice.
About the Joe Carter Classic
The annual Joe Carter Classic golf tournament pairs avid golfers with top-name celebrities, including stars from the world of sports and entertainment, for a day of charitable fundraising and entertainment. This world-class event provides an opportunity to network, play golf and mingle with celebrities while raising funds and awareness for an important cause. Since 2010, the Joe Carter Classic has raised more than $250,000 to benefit the Children's Aid Foundation. For more information, including sponsorship details, visit www.joecarterclassic.com.
With over 212 million unique users in over 170 countries and territories, Ortsbo (www.ortsbo.com) enables real-time conversational translation for more than 50 languages. Ortsbo's flagship product for social media supports global communications with instant translation capability and real-time, multi-lingual social media chat. Ortsbo's technologies support major social platforms including MSN, Google, Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo!, as well as all major desktop and mobile operating systems, browsers and devices. Ortsbo, based in Toronto and with offices in Los Angeles and New York, is a subsidiary of Intertainment Media (www.intertainmentmedia.com).
About Intertainment Media Inc.
Intertainment is one of Canada's leading technology incubators and is focused on developing, nurturing and investing in both North American and global technologies and companies that provide technology solutions for brands and consumers alike. Intertainment also owns and operates a number of key properties including Ad Taffy, itiBiti, Ortsbo, Deal Frenzy and Magnum, with investments in leading edge technologies and social media platforms including theaudience.com. For more information on Intertainment and its properties, please visit www.intertainmentmedia.com.
Intertainment is headquartered in the Toronto, Canada region, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and San Mateo, CA and is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "INT" (TSX VENTURE:INT) and in the US on the OTCQX Market under the symbol "ITMTF". Intertainment is also traded in Europe on the unofficial market of the Frankfurt Exchange through the XETRA trading platform under the symbol "I4T".
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