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IMG's Fern Mallis to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell with Supermodel Gemma Ward and Designers Nicole Miller and Betsy Johnson



What: Fern Mallis, Vice President of IMG Fashion, will preside over the closing bell to celebrate the upcoming Olympus Fashion Week, September 8 to 15, 2006. Fern will be joined by IMG Model's Gemma Ward and Olympus Fashion Week participating designers Nicole Miller and Betsy Johnson. All will be available for interviews before or after the close. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Tuesday September 5th, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. EDT Contacts: For IMG: Zach Eichman; 212-774-4307 NASDAQ MarketSite: Stephanie Lowenthal; 646.441.5220 Feed Information: The closing bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA-6 C-band/transponder 17. The downlink frequency is 4040 Vertical; Audio 6.2-6.8 The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220. Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to and click on the market close of your choice.

About IMG Fashion

IMG Fashion, a division of international sports, entertainment and media giant IMG, is the global leader in the management and production of fashion weeks and designer fashion events. Its portfolio of events in the United States includes Olympus Fashion Week in New York, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios in Los Angeles and Sunglass Hut Swim Shows Miami presented by LYCRA(r). Outside of the U.S., IMG Fashion produces, manages and/or represents fashion properties including Australia Fashion Week in Melbourne and Sydney, the Singapore Fashion Festival, Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai, Fashion Fringe in London, Milan Fashion Week, Fashion Week in Moscow and Pakistan Fashion Week.

IMG Fashion also publishes The Daily group of publications which includes The Daily Front Row, the bi-monthly The Daily Mini, The Daily Front Row Extra and, all content that is also syndicated to newspapers and magazines across the globe.

IMG Media, also a division of IMG, produces hundreds of hours of entertainment programming on all of IMG Fashion's events, which are delivered to consumers via a global network of new media service providers including websites, iPods, PDA's and cell phone carriers.

IMG Fashion's international network also includes IMG Models, the world's number one modeling agency with offices in New York, London, Paris and Milan.

About IMG

IMG is the world's premier Sports, Entertainment and Media Company. IMG is a diversified global business with two major business segments: IMG Sports & Entertainment, and IMG Media. IMG employs over 2,300 people in 30 countries. Forstmann Little & Co. purchased IMG in 2004.

IMG Sports & Entertainment includes: consulting services; event ownership and management; fashion events and models representation; licensing; golf course design; client representation in golf, tennis, broadcasting, European football, rugby, cricket, motorsports, coaching, Olympic sports and action sports. In addition, IMG Academies are the world's largest and most advanced, state-of-the-art, multi-sport training and educational facility, delivering world-class sports training experiences to over 12,000 junior, collegiate, adult and professional athletes each year.

IMG Media, which includes our content production subsidiaries TWI, Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP) and Tiger Aspect Productions (TAP), is recognized as a global leader in the delivery of traditional and new media content and services, with Internet, broadband and mobile expertise, transforming how audiences access and interact with content.

IMG Media produces and distributes over 10,000 hours of sports, documentary, drama, comedy, entertainment, popular factual and children's content annually, over multiple platforms across 200 countries, including award-winning television and radio programming. It also represents the broadcast rights to many of the world's premier sporting events and has the world's biggest sports archive with more than 200,000 hours of footage.

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