Verb Exchange Inc.

March 18, 2008 09:56 ET

Verb Exchange to Present Tabrio Advertising Opportunities at Ad:Tech San Francisco

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 18, 2008) - Verb Exchange Inc. (TSX VENTURE:VEI), a leader in digital media, today announced their participation in ad:tech, the largest digital marketing tradeshow and conference in the world, to be held April 15-17, 2008, at the Moscone Convention Centre in San Francisco, CA.

The conference introduces additional digital content providers and buyers to Tabrio, Verb Exchange's consumer-facing application for mobile and online communication. Tabrio users enjoy reliable, low-cost long distance and SMS text, while advertisers are able to efficiently reach their market through targeted, profile-driven campaigns.

The upcoming release of Tabrio will allow Verb Exchange to capitalize on significant growth projections in mobile advertising. A recent report from the Kelsey Group predicts that revenue from mobile search and display ads will reach $1.4 billion by 2012, an annual growth rate of 112 percent.

Tabrio's adserver targets this market, drawing from a rich database of psychographic, geographic and behavioral traits to deliver highly targeted banner, text, audio and video ads.

"We're excited to attend ad:tech San Francisco, and unveil Tabrio to publishers, advertisers and search providers," says Aron Buchman, President, Verb Exchange. "Tabrio is a highly effective method of reaching consumers, and an exciting opportunity for advertisers of any size to expand their reach and command significant rates of return."

Interested digital marketing and advertising buyers are encouraged to schedule time with Tabrio representatives at the show. To arrange a meeting, contact Hans Seidemann at or by phone at 1.866.228.4267.

Verb Exchange is offering $5 USD in free calls to anyone who registers between now and the final release. For more information, see:

About Ad:Tech San Francisco

ad:tech is the world's largest interactive advertising and technology conference and exhibition. The San Francisco event will be held April 15-17, 2008, at the Moscone Convention Centre, and expects 1,300 attendees and 300 exhibitors. Entrance to the exhibit hall and keynotes is free, but registration is recommended. For more information, see:

About Verb Exchange:

Verb Exchange is a digital media company providing innovative communication experiences to consumers and advertisers. Revenues are generated through subscriptions, advertising, and data access for Tabrio, a revolutionary communications tool that provides low-cost long distance calling, SMS text messaging and instant messaging to an international user base. Delivered on mobile, web and online, Tabrio offers advertisers the ultimate relationship marketing platform, combining leading-edge analytics, profile tagging and contextual ad-serving technology to deploy global marketing campaigns. For more information, see:

In 2007, Verb Exchange was recognized as Canada's #1 technology company by Backbone Magazine, as measured by year-on-year revenue growth, and Business in Vancouver listed Verb Exchange as #1 on its list of Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in B.C., based on percentage growth in revenue between 2002 and 2006.

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