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Readers Digest Association to host International MediaBank Users Group

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Global leader in publishing and direct marketing sponsoring Annual IMUG Conference at Reader’s Digest Headquarters LONGWOOD, Fl., November 19, 2001 – WAVE Corporation and The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc. today announced the annual IMUG conference will be held on Tuesday, February 19th, from 8am-6pm at Reader’s Digest headquarters in Pleasantville, New York, in conjunction with Seybold New York. Reader’s Digest, 3M, and RR Donnelly will be presenting case studies, and special guest speaker Michael Moon of GISTICS Research will be presenting his thoughts on the state of digital asset management. "We are very pleased to host the event," said Laura Capasso-Fiorenza, Associate Director of Global Publishing Technology for Reader’s Digest. "WAVE has done a great job of soliciting client input to incorporate new features into their MediaBank application. It is rewarding to work with an engineering team that recognizes the value of partnering with the customer." Customers, integrators, and distributors from around the world attend the annual meeting to stay abreast of the latest technology in MediaBank. Nonmembers can request an invitation by contacting WAVE Corporation at 407-830-9283 or emailing [email protected]. About Reader’s Digest The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. is a global leader in publishing and direct marketing; creating and delivering products that inform, enrich, entertain and inspire people of all ages and cultures. The Company's flagship magazine, Reader's Digest, is published in 48 editions and 19 languages distributed around the world each month. Other products include: Select Editions; books on do-it-yourself, home improvement, cooking, health, gardening and other topics; children's books; recorded music collections; home videos; and special interest magazines including The Family Handyman, American Woodworker, New Choices: Living Even Better After 50, Moneywise and Benchmark. Reader's Digest is widely known and respected for its editorial creativity and direct marketing expertise. The Company has built a global customer base that ranks among the world's largest. Today, the Company is expanding into other distribution channels including direct-response television, display marketing, catalogs, retail and the Internet. About MediaBank An enterprise asset management application for cross-media publishing that enables organizations to more efficiently manage, use, and share their digital assets across the enterprise. MediaBank's‘ design reflects the many ways that editorial, production professionals, and their management teams, need to work with, track, and report on the creation and use of digital assets. About WAVE Corporation Operating in central Florida since 1987, WAVE Corporation is an engineering company that specializes in system design, information management and system support. The founders were experienced in many facets of computer applications, software development and hardware design. These skill sets were put to use for the customer, adding to their technical resources and creating a competitive advantage for their company. WAVE’s business model has been based on quality customer support and relationships, thus perpetuating a reputation that is unequaled in the industry. We combine this business model with the development, delivery, and support of MediaBank.