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    Video Ads Surge as TV Promotion Reaches Saturation Point

    More than a Quarter of Advertisers Use Online Video for Product and Service Promotion

    New York, NY - July 9, 2008Increasingly sophisticated ad-serving technologies, combined with and the public's overexposure to TV ads, has spurred savvy businesses to move their ad dollars to online video. The ClickZ Network, the largest resource for interactive marketing news, information, commentary, advice, opinion, research, and reference in the world, is hosting a one-day forum on Online Video Advertising on Tuesday, July 22, 2008, at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York. This fast-paced, full-day forum is geared for senior advertisers, marketers, publishers, and content providers who are using or considering this fast-moving medium.

    The popular event features sessions including:

    Conference attendees will hear firsthand from those who are pioneering online video advertising and benefiting from it. Speakers include executives from Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Jupiter Media, Digitas, YouTube, Deep Focus, Campfire, IQ Interactive, Hulu, comScore, and others.

    "As more consumers tune out TV ads, online video has become a business imperative," said Anna Maria Virzi, executive editor of The ClickZ Network, an Incisive Media property. "An intensive all-day conference such as this one offers the ideal setting for gaining practical skills you can apply the very next day to maximize your video advertising dollars."

    Passes are $795 for the full day course. To register, visit: For more details on the Online Video Advertising event and other ClickZ events, visit

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    About Incisive Interactive Marketing LLC - A Division of Incisive Media PLC

    Incisive Media PLC is a specialist business information provider, based in the UK with offices in North America, Hong Kong, India and Mainland China. The company's activities are currently built around ten core industry sectors - mortgages; marketing services; financial technology; retail investment; capital markets; risk management; insurance; legal services; private equity and photography. Information is provided via a wide range of channels--in print, in person and online. Funds advised by Apax Partners, a leading global private equity group, recently completed the successful de-listing of Incisive Media from the London Stock Exchange alongside the existing management.

    Incisive Interactive Marketing LLC is the marketing services division of the company and incorporates leading websites Search Engine Watch, the ClickZ Network and their associated events series including Search Engine Strategies. These properties were acquired in 2005.

    Editorial Contacts
    Ann Shannon
    PAN Communications

    Matt McGowan
    Incisive Media