Vibrant Media Receives European Seal of E-Excellence

NEW YORK, March 14, 2007 — Vibrant Media, the world's leading provider of in-text advertising, and a premier provider of contextual video advertising, has been awarded the Gold European Seal of E-Excellence. The European Seal of E-Excellence distinguishes digital media companies with an excellent track record in innovation marketing. Vibrant Media is among 11 winners of the Gold Award out of hundreds of applications, sharing the spotlight with companies such as Nokia.

Vibrant Media has continued to innovate and expand their in-text advertising offerings, most recently with the launch of Vibrant Video in 2006. Since its debut, Vibrant Video has attracted advertisers such as Microsoft, Apple, Warner Brothers and HP and has the ability to deliver over 250 million video ads per month across the internet. These ads are highly targeted and the user controls the advertising experience. Vibrant In-Text Advertising is only delivered when a user mouse's over a double-underlined word or phrase of interest within relevant Web content.

Vibrant Media combines the targeting and measurability of contextual advertising with the brand impact of an audio/video advertising experience. Vibrant In-Text Advertising campaigns currently run across 1,600 publishers worldwide in ten different languages.

"Our Seal Winners are very successful companies which understand the importance of producing for a market. This attention to marketing is what we intend to highlight by distinguishing them with a Seal of Excellence. Our Winners are successful and, as such, are natural job creators," said Philippe Wacker, Secretary General of the European Multimedia Forum.

"With more than 70 Million Unique Users across the internet and over 1,600 publishers worldwide, Vibrant Media is a leader in online advertising, providing a large scale and effective way for brand advertisers to capitalize on contextually-relevant video advertising inventory," said Doug Stevenson, CEO of Vibrant Media. "We're honored that the EMMAC and E-Accelerator recognize our pioneering role in both contextual advertising and branded video distribution, and see 2007 as the year of widespread adoption and continued advancement."

About Vibrant Media
Vibrant Media is the leader of in-text advertising and a premier provider of contextual video advertising, giving marketers the opportunity to deliver highly targeted, user-initiated advertisements within the text of Web content. The company works closely with advertisers, agencies and Web publishers to plan, buy, deliver and optimize in-text advertising campaigns. Utilizing superior technology and international distribution, Vibrant Media reaches more than 70 million unique users per month in ten different languages, managing more than four billion words per month for top advertisers such as Sony, Intel, New Line Cinema, Microsoft and Toyota. The company was founded in 2000 and has offices in New York, London, San Francisco, Paris and Hamburg with more than 150 employees. The company's rapid, profitable growth has been recognized by both the Inc. 500 and Deloitte Fast 50 lists. For more information, visit

About the Award
The European Seal of E-Excellence rewards ICT & Digital Media Companies with an excellent track record in innovation marketing. The European Seal of E-Excellence is bestowed annually by the European Multimedia Associations Convention (EMMAC) with the support of the E-Accelerator. A jury composed of representatives of EMMAC members selects the winners on the basis of an open application process. For more information, visit