Caliber Collaborates With Holden International to Deliver eLearning Solutions to the Sales Training Industry

New Relationship Provides Sales Training to a Global Market



Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Caliber Learning Network, Inc.

    BALTIMORE and CHICAGO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ --
 Caliber Learning Network (Nasdaq: CLBR), a leading provider of eLearning
 infrastructure for strategic corporate initiatives and Holden International,
 world recognized consulting and training firm specializing in business
 development effectiveness solutions, announced today that they have partnered
 to enhance and improve distribution of high-end sales training courses.
     By coupling Caliber's ability to deliver information quickly and
 affordably over the Internet with Holden's  "Power Base(R) Selling" content
 and implementation support services, the companies will scale the lucrative
 sales training industry globally.  The companies have agreed to resell each
 other's products as well as jointly produce off the shelf, on-demand content
 for clients to use anytime, anywhere.
     "Our `Power Base(R) Selling' system has developed a reputation for
 providing measurable results and satisfied clients.  The addition of Caliber's
 technology platform will allow our clients to create an on-going
 implementation experience that will further enhance both immediate and
 sustainable sales performance improvement," said Terry Ledden, Vice President
 - Global Marketing for Holden International.
     "Caliber is pleased to begin a relationship with Holden.  Not only are
 Holden's courses a natural fit with Caliber's growing content library
 CaliberKnowledge, our reseller relationship will provide a mutual opportunity
 for heightened exposure to potential customers," said Kevin Thibodeau, Vice
 President of Content Services and Marketing, Caliber.
 
     About Holden International
     Holden International has been optimizing the performance of organizations'
 total business development systems since 1979. The company specializes in
 simple, useable approaches to Business Development System improvement that
 cover Process, Behavior and Technology performance. Holden is recognized the
 world over for its Power Base(R) Business Development System. Power Base(R)
 Selling is the professional business development process standard for
 consultative, customer value based selling.  The process is based upon a
 scientific approach for engaging and defeating competition and penetrating
 accounts through enhanced political and strategic understanding. Holden
 International is headquartered in Chicago with operations in Canada, the
 United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, and Australia. For more information, visit
 www.holdenintl.com
 
     About Caliber Learning Network, Inc.
     Caliber (Nasdaq: CLBR) is a leading provider of eLearning infrastructure
 for strategic corporate initiatives.  Its interactive eLearning is delivered
 either live or OnDemand directly to individual workstations, anytime, anywhere
 or through a network of classroom-style learning centers.  Caliber enables
 Global 2000 companies to increase the reach and reduce the cost of traditional
 training programs through a host of services, including Internet, Intranet and
 digital satellite.  Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Baltimore, Caliber
 has production facilities and Internet-ready learning centers throughout North
 America and Europe.  For more information, visit www.caliber.com.
 
     Safe harbor language: This release includes information that could
 constitute forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor
 provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Any such
 forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause
 actual results to differ materially from any future results encompassed within
 the forward-looking statements.
 
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SOURCE Caliber Learning Network, Inc.
    BALTIMORE and CHICAGO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ --
 Caliber Learning Network (Nasdaq: CLBR), a leading provider of eLearning
 infrastructure for strategic corporate initiatives and Holden International,
 world recognized consulting and training firm specializing in business
 development effectiveness solutions, announced today that they have partnered
 to enhance and improve distribution of high-end sales training courses.
     By coupling Caliber's ability to deliver information quickly and
 affordably over the Internet with Holden's  "Power Base(R) Selling" content
 and implementation support services, the companies will scale the lucrative
 sales training industry globally.  The companies have agreed to resell each
 other's products as well as jointly produce off the shelf, on-demand content
 for clients to use anytime, anywhere.
     "Our `Power Base(R) Selling' system has developed a reputation for
 providing measurable results and satisfied clients.  The addition of Caliber's
 technology platform will allow our clients to create an on-going
 implementation experience that will further enhance both immediate and
 sustainable sales performance improvement," said Terry Ledden, Vice President
 - Global Marketing for Holden International.
     "Caliber is pleased to begin a relationship with Holden.  Not only are
 Holden's courses a natural fit with Caliber's growing content library
 CaliberKnowledge, our reseller relationship will provide a mutual opportunity
 for heightened exposure to potential customers," said Kevin Thibodeau, Vice
 President of Content Services and Marketing, Caliber.
 
     About Holden International
     Holden International has been optimizing the performance of organizations'
 total business development systems since 1979. The company specializes in
 simple, useable approaches to Business Development System improvement that
 cover Process, Behavior and Technology performance. Holden is recognized the
 world over for its Power Base(R) Business Development System. Power Base(R)
 Selling is the professional business development process standard for
 consultative, customer value based selling.  The process is based upon a
 scientific approach for engaging and defeating competition and penetrating
 accounts through enhanced political and strategic understanding. Holden
 International is headquartered in Chicago with operations in Canada, the
 United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, and Australia. For more information, visit
 www.holdenintl.com
 
     About Caliber Learning Network, Inc.
     Caliber (Nasdaq: CLBR) is a leading provider of eLearning infrastructure
 for strategic corporate initiatives.  Its interactive eLearning is delivered
 either live or OnDemand directly to individual workstations, anytime, anywhere
 or through a network of classroom-style learning centers.  Caliber enables
 Global 2000 companies to increase the reach and reduce the cost of traditional
 training programs through a host of services, including Internet, Intranet and
 digital satellite.  Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Baltimore, Caliber
 has production facilities and Internet-ready learning centers throughout North
 America and Europe.  For more information, visit www.caliber.com.
 
     Safe harbor language: This release includes information that could
 constitute forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor
 provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Any such
 forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause
 actual results to differ materially from any future results encompassed within
 the forward-looking statements.
 
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