SOURCE: Podium Venture Group, Inc

April 26, 2007 09:20 ET

Podium Venture Group, Inc. Subsidiary N'East Magazine Signs Marquis Industry Brands for 2007 - Bern Unlimited™, Scarpa™, & The North Face®

PORTLAND, ME -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 26, 2007 -- Podium Venture Group Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PDVP), an apparel, media, and publishing holding company in the lifestyle sports industry, announced today its subsidiary N'East Magazine has solidified yearly agreements with key industry brands; Bern Unlimited™, Scarpa™, and The North Face ®.

"In the business of magazines; ad support is key. Not only is it generally the crux of the capital for operations and growth, but, aside from fiscal reasons, having key, lifestyle sports endemic brands in our pages gives us a revolving door into the consumers that loyally follow those brands. It also builds the momentum needed to gain other key brands as comparable brands obviously follow media trends. Signing Bern Unlimited™, Scarpa™, and The North Face ® is a true testament to what we have known since the start -- N'East Magazine is the source for lifestyle sports in the northeast and nationally." -- Jim McGinley, President & CEO, Podium Venture Group, Inc.

N'East Magazine Media Sales Director, Ryan Montani adds:

"Advertisers are interested in targeted regional marketing as an addition to their national advertising budget. Being able to connect to consumers on a local level helps position brands more closely to segmented buyers. Regional marketing is one of the most effective ways to target a specific market that has proven sales figures and brand building roots."

Bern Unlimited Marketing & Team Manager, Josh Walker:

"Bern makes head protection for action sports. Born in the east, we tested our products in a lot of craggly, gnarly, cold eastern locales. N'East Mag is all too familiar with these spots and the people that frequent them and buy our product. We are 100% committed to N'East Mag for as long as we are in this business."

This press release does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale. This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to the company as of the date hereof, and the company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this press release.

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