ST. LOUIS, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Budweiser, the world's best-selling
beer, has announced its first live streaming interactive video webcast with
Internet star Cindy Margolis. The webcast, part of a new marketing
arrangement between the "King of Beers" and the "Queen of the Internet" is
scheduled for Monday, July 17th beginning at 8:30 p.m. (EST).
Fans wishing to ask Margolis questions can find a toll-free phone number
posted on the Budweiser website (www.budweiser.com) by clicking on the Cindy
Margolis will launch her new syndicated series from Eyemark Entertainment,
"The Cindy Margolis Show," in September, 2000. She is the single most
downloaded image on the Internet, boasting over 500,000 visitors per month,
and has been dubbed "Queen of the Internet" by Yahoo! Internet Life magazine
for three consecutive years.
"Through her website (www.cindymargolis.com), as well as her numerous
guest starring roles on popular television shows, her best-selling line of
calendars and assorted merchandise, and her hosting stints on E! Entertainment
Television, Cindy has developed an incredibly loyal following," said Timothy
Schoen, vice-president of presence marketing, Anheuser-Busch, Inc. "Utilizing
her enormous visibility among Internet users in this exciting format is a
perfect example of a marketing relationship that benefits both parties."
The webcast is being handled by NaviSite, Inc., a leading provider of
outsourced Web hosting and application services for companies conducting
business on the Internet.
Budweiser is brewed by St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, Inc., the world's
Contact: Maggie Begley Communications
For Budweiser: Sandy Schenck