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 Established in 1993 as Marriott Video Conferencing Network, Marriott"s Event
Management, Satellite Broadcasting and Production Services Evolves
into Eventcom International by Marriott
ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 13, 2006 - Eventcom International by Marriott, formerly EventCom Technologies®, is reinventing itself with a new look, a new name and new goals to reach meeting planners across the globe.

Eventcom International offers hands-on event management, high-tech satellite broadcasting, staging, and production services. By introducing a new look and brand image, the company hopes to better communicate its services and abilities to new and current customers alike.

"We plan to utilize our new branding and defined service divisions to continue and increase our company's success into 2006 and beyond," said Tom Maguire, Director, Eventcom International by Marriott. "Whether you are hosting one event or 100, with 20 people in one location or 2,000 across the globe, Eventcom International can make it happen with highly personalized event management and cutting-edge meeting technologies. And we can do it all with one contact, one contract and one invoice."

Eventcom International's unique ability to function as a one-stop shop for handling all event needs led to their new tagline, "Single Source Event Solutions." The new image and look are being launched on , as well as in a corporate brochure and other collateral materials.

Through its vast network of locations and resources, Eventcom International can help select the best communication technology, recommend the best locations, and provide on-site support including meeting room set-up, banquet planning, food and beverage services, and audiovisual equipment.

Eventcom International's umbrella of services include EventStar(SM): event management solutions, Eventcom Technologies & Production Services(SM): state- of-the-art staging and broadcast solutions, and LaunchStar(TM): product launch solutions.

EventStar solutions focus on managing and executing reoccurring multi-site meetings. Services offered include identifying, developing, and incorporating the best technology for seamless meeting planning, identifying the best Marriott and non-Marriott site choices, and supplying on-site support -- meeting room set-up, banquet planning, food and beverage services, and audio- visual equipment.

Eventcom Technologies & Production Services offer expertise in both staging and broadcast production, accommodating all projection, lighting, sound, and design needs -- satellite broadcasts, ISDN videoconferencing, web streaming, audio conferencing, multi-media archiving, audience response, and more.

LaunchStar utilizes satellite technology to broadcast product launches directly to customers in any number of locations as a single event. Eventcom International offers expertise in: brand messaging, compliance, key speaker involvement, concept design and production, technical broadcast production, hotel and remote location event management, on-site support, targeted audience recruitment, single invoicing solutions, measurable return on investment data, and enduring materials.

As a division of Marriott, Eventcom International is backed by the strength of more than 2,600 properties located in more than 65 countries and territories; 490,000 hotel rooms; 133,000 Marriott International associates; and experience in planning, managing, and executing hundreds of successful events for companies of all types, from established Fortune 500 businesses to companies representing Inc. Magazine's fastest growing businesses.

Originally established in 1993 as Marriott Video Conferencing Network, Eventcom International by Marriott provides event management, technology and product launch solutions to companies in need of creative and innovative methods of communicating information. Through one contract, one contact and one all-inclusive invoice, Eventcom International's customers enjoy the convenience of one point of contact for meetings held across any number of locations. For more than 10 years, Eventcom International has continued to achieve success in the pharmaceutical, financial, and automotive industries. 

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE: MAR) is a leading lodging company with more than 2,600 lodging properties in the United States and 65 other countries and territories. 


Eventcom International by Marriott

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