Monaco, August 12, 2006 – With more than 2 months to go before the opening of SPORTELMonaco 2006, exhibitors have committed to more than 85% of the expanded floor space in the Grimaldi Forum, it was announced today by David Tomatis, CEO of SPORTEL.

Exhibitors include A1GP WORLD CUP OF MOTORSPORT, AGFIS, ALCATEL, ALFACAM – EURO1080, ALFRED HABER DISTRIBUTION, INC., BBC WORLDWIDE, EUROPEAN BROADCASTING UNION – EUROVISION, EUROSPORT, FGSPORT, FIG (FEDERATION INT’LE DE GYMNASTIQUE), FITA, GLOBECAST, HBO ENTERPRISES, IEC IN SPORTS, MATCHROOM SPORT, MATTHEW ODY & ASSOCIATES, MEDIA PARTNERS ITALIA, MOTORSPORT MUNDIAL, NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, NEW SKIES SATELLITES, ORAD HI-TEC SYSTEMS, PGA TOUR, QUATTRO MEDIA, RAI TRADE, RED BEE MEDIA, SCREEN SUBTITLING SYSTEMS, SETONE GmbH, SNTV, SPORTA GmbH, SPORTFIVE GROUP, SPORTS TV MEDIA DISTRIBUTION, SPORTSBRAND MEDIA GROUP, TOP RANK, INC., TOTAL SPORTS ASIA, WIGE MEDIA AG, WORLD STRONGMAN CUP FEDERATION, WORLD WRESTLING ENT’T, INC., YOUTHSTREAM and ZUFFA INTERNATIONAL.

In making the announcement, Mr. Tomatis commented, “We have opened up every corner of the exhibition floor to add more stands and it is virtually certain that we will sell all existing space in the coming weeks.”

To date, acquisitions executives have registered from 37 countries, including: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and the United States.

Mr. Tomatis went on to say, “We are continuing to focus on exciting new technologies involving the reception of sports content on mobile receivers, along with our traditional base of international TV sports. SPORTELMonaco 2006 may very well be our largest market ever!”

As always, SPORTELMonaco 2006 will bring together the highest level of international sports executives representing broadcasters, cable and satellite services, program distributors, acquisitions executives, sports marketing agents, sponsorship and investment groups, event organizers, professional leagues and teams, producers, hardware, software and facilities providers, sports federations, new media and international press from around the world.

SPORTELMonaco 2006 will be held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco, October 16 – 19, 2006. Clients can register and book hotel rooms directly online at: http://www.sportelmonaco.com/.

For further information on participating at SPORTELMonaco 2006, contact Liliane or William Vitale at
VITAL COMMUNICATIONS-USA,
Tel: +1 201 869 4022; Fax: +1 201 869 4335;
E-mail: SportelSales@earthlink.net.