NetWorld+Interop 2001 and Bitpipe Inc. Provide In-Depth Networking Resource

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Bitpipe Inc.

    LOS ANGELES, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Key3Media
 Group, Inc. (NYSE:   KME) and Bitpipe Inc. today unveiled the NetWorld+Interop
 CyberLibrary (http://ni.bitpipe.com), the resource for in-depth information
 from leading networking vendors and analyst groups.  Celebrating its 15th
 year, NetWorld+Interop 2001 Las Vegas is the definitive networking event for
 the enterprise and service provider markets. Insight, analysis, education,
 understanding and exposure to the latest products and technologies are
 provided to over 65,000 networking, Internet, and telecommunications
 professionals and 800 exhibiting companies expected to gather at
 NetWorld+Interop 2001 Las Vegas. The event takes place May 6-11, 2001 at the
 Las Vegas Convention Center.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010129/BITPIPELOGO )
     Studies have shown that almost 90 percent of IT professionals consult
 white papers before making a buying decision.  However, about half of those
 surveyed have a difficult time locating the technical literature they need.
 Bitpipe offers a solution through the aggregation, organization, and
 distribution of technical literature to leading IT portal, publication, and
 conference expo sites. IT Vendors gain greater exposure for their white
 papers, and IT Buyers have easier access to information they are searching
 for. Bitpipe is the leader in high tech content syndication, with the largest
 arsenal of technology and IT analyst content on over 11,000 documents served
 to a network of 21.7 million IT Buyers.
     "NetWorld+Interop is the premiere event for networking, Internet and
 telecommunications professionals," said Jay Habegger, CEO of Bitpipe.  "The
 NetWorld+Interop Cyberlibrary is an excellent resource for these professionals
 to find the latest IT white papers and case studies they need on a daily
 basis."
     "White papers are a crucial source of marketplace information between
 buyers and sellers," said Mark Saylor, senior vice president, content, for
 Key3Media Events. "We're delighted to provide the NetWorld+Interop audience
 with such a comprehensive library through Bitpipe, which has established
 itself as the premiere white paper site for the technology industries."
 
     About Bitpipe
     Bitpipe Inc. (http://www.bitpipe.com) is the leading syndicator of in-
 depth information technology (IT) content. Bitpipe aggregates, organizes, and
 distributes IT vendor and analyst content to Global 2500 intranets, portals,
 and www.bitpipe.com. For IT vendors, Bitpipe is like a wire service for
 content such as white papers and case studies. For portals, Bitpipe provides
 aggregated IT content, a proprietary search engine, and an opt-in e-mail
 service for portals to incorporate into their own websites. For users, content
 from IT vendors and analyst groups can be delivered via e-mail with Bitpipe's
 KnowledgeAlert service and can be found on the web's leading portals such as
 CNET (http://researchlibrary.enterprise.cnet.com), ZDNet
 (http://researchcenter.zdnet.com), and over 30 others. Privately held Bitpipe
 Inc. was founded in November 1998 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.
 
     About NetWorld+Interop
     NetWorld+Interop is a Key3Media event. NetWorld+Interop provides
 networking, Internet and telecommunications professional buyers with a
 uniquely comprehensive forum for education and hands-on products and services
 in order to make critical purchase decisions.  NetWorld+Interop affords buyers
 from enterprises, carrier/service providers, and resellers/integrators the
 opportunity to experience live technology demonstrations first-hand.  It's
 this focus on advanced, multi-vendor, multi-protocol, multi-service
 interoperability technologies and solutions that makes NetWorld+Interop the
 definitive networking event.
 
     Certain matters discussed in this release are "forward-looking
 statements," including statements about Key3Media's future results, plans and
 goals and other events, which have not yet occurred. These statements are
 intended to qualify for the safe harbors from liability provided by the
 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. You can find many (but not
 all) of these statements by looking for words like "will", "may", "believes",
 "expects", "anticipates", "plans" and "estimates" and for similar expressions.
 Because forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, there are
 many factors that could cause Key3Media's actual results to differ materially
 from those expressed or implied in this release. These include, but are not
 limited to, economic conditions generally and in the information technology
 industry in particular, the timing of Key3Media's events and their popularity
 with exhibitors, sponsors and attendees; technological changes and
 developments; intellectual property rights; competition; capital expenditures;
 and factors impacting Key3Media's international operations.  In addition, the
 sections entitled "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of
 Financial Condition and Results of Operations" in the Registration Statement
 on Form S-1 (File No. 333-36828) and/or the Annual Report for the year ended
 December 31, 2000 on Form 10-K filed by Key3Media with the SEC contain
 important cautionary statements and a discussion of many of the factors that
 could materially affect the accuracy of Key3Media's forward-looking statements
 and/or adversely affect its business, results of operations and financial
 position, which statements and factors are incorporated herein by reference.
 Key3Media does not plan to update any forward-looking statements.
 
     Key3Media, NetWorld+Interop, Interop, InteropNet, COMDEX and associated
 design marks and logos are trademarks owned or used under license by Key3Media
 Events, Inc., and may be registered in the United States and other countries.
 NetWorld is a service mark of Novell, Inc., and is registered in certain
 jurisdictions. Other names mentioned may be trademarks of their respective
 owners.
 
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SOURCE Bitpipe Inc.
    LOS ANGELES, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Key3Media
 Group, Inc. (NYSE:   KME) and Bitpipe Inc. today unveiled the NetWorld+Interop
 CyberLibrary (http://ni.bitpipe.com), the resource for in-depth information
 from leading networking vendors and analyst groups.  Celebrating its 15th
 year, NetWorld+Interop 2001 Las Vegas is the definitive networking event for
 the enterprise and service provider markets. Insight, analysis, education,
 understanding and exposure to the latest products and technologies are
 provided to over 65,000 networking, Internet, and telecommunications
 professionals and 800 exhibiting companies expected to gather at
 NetWorld+Interop 2001 Las Vegas. The event takes place May 6-11, 2001 at the
 Las Vegas Convention Center.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010129/BITPIPELOGO )
     Studies have shown that almost 90 percent of IT professionals consult
 white papers before making a buying decision.  However, about half of those
 surveyed have a difficult time locating the technical literature they need.
 Bitpipe offers a solution through the aggregation, organization, and
 distribution of technical literature to leading IT portal, publication, and
 conference expo sites. IT Vendors gain greater exposure for their white
 papers, and IT Buyers have easier access to information they are searching
 for. Bitpipe is the leader in high tech content syndication, with the largest
 arsenal of technology and IT analyst content on over 11,000 documents served
 to a network of 21.7 million IT Buyers.
     "NetWorld+Interop is the premiere event for networking, Internet and
 telecommunications professionals," said Jay Habegger, CEO of Bitpipe.  "The
 NetWorld+Interop Cyberlibrary is an excellent resource for these professionals
 to find the latest IT white papers and case studies they need on a daily
 basis."
     "White papers are a crucial source of marketplace information between
 buyers and sellers," said Mark Saylor, senior vice president, content, for
 Key3Media Events. "We're delighted to provide the NetWorld+Interop audience
 with such a comprehensive library through Bitpipe, which has established
 itself as the premiere white paper site for the technology industries."
 
     About Bitpipe
     Bitpipe Inc. (http://www.bitpipe.com) is the leading syndicator of in-
 depth information technology (IT) content. Bitpipe aggregates, organizes, and
 distributes IT vendor and analyst content to Global 2500 intranets, portals,
 and www.bitpipe.com. For IT vendors, Bitpipe is like a wire service for
 content such as white papers and case studies. For portals, Bitpipe provides
 aggregated IT content, a proprietary search engine, and an opt-in e-mail
 service for portals to incorporate into their own websites. For users, content
 from IT vendors and analyst groups can be delivered via e-mail with Bitpipe's
 KnowledgeAlert service and can be found on the web's leading portals such as
 CNET (http://researchlibrary.enterprise.cnet.com), ZDNet
 (http://researchcenter.zdnet.com), and over 30 others. Privately held Bitpipe
 Inc. was founded in November 1998 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.
 
     About NetWorld+Interop
     NetWorld+Interop is a Key3Media event. NetWorld+Interop provides
 networking, Internet and telecommunications professional buyers with a
 uniquely comprehensive forum for education and hands-on products and services
 in order to make critical purchase decisions.  NetWorld+Interop affords buyers
 from enterprises, carrier/service providers, and resellers/integrators the
 opportunity to experience live technology demonstrations first-hand.  It's
 this focus on advanced, multi-vendor, multi-protocol, multi-service
 interoperability technologies and solutions that makes NetWorld+Interop the
 definitive networking event.
 
     Certain matters discussed in this release are "forward-looking
 statements," including statements about Key3Media's future results, plans and
 goals and other events, which have not yet occurred. These statements are
 intended to qualify for the safe harbors from liability provided by the
 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. You can find many (but not
 all) of these statements by looking for words like "will", "may", "believes",
 "expects", "anticipates", "plans" and "estimates" and for similar expressions.
 Because forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, there are
 many factors that could cause Key3Media's actual results to differ materially
 from those expressed or implied in this release. These include, but are not
 limited to, economic conditions generally and in the information technology
 industry in particular, the timing of Key3Media's events and their popularity
 with exhibitors, sponsors and attendees; technological changes and
 developments; intellectual property rights; competition; capital expenditures;
 and factors impacting Key3Media's international operations.  In addition, the
 sections entitled "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of
 Financial Condition and Results of Operations" in the Registration Statement
 on Form S-1 (File No. 333-36828) and/or the Annual Report for the year ended
 December 31, 2000 on Form 10-K filed by Key3Media with the SEC contain
 important cautionary statements and a discussion of many of the factors that
 could materially affect the accuracy of Key3Media's forward-looking statements
 and/or adversely affect its business, results of operations and financial
 position, which statements and factors are incorporated herein by reference.
 Key3Media does not plan to update any forward-looking statements.
 
     Key3Media, NetWorld+Interop, Interop, InteropNet, COMDEX and associated
 design marks and logos are trademarks owned or used under license by Key3Media
 Events, Inc., and may be registered in the United States and other countries.
 NetWorld is a service mark of Novell, Inc., and is registered in certain
 jurisdictions. Other names mentioned may be trademarks of their respective
 owners.
 
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 SOURCE  Bitpipe Inc.