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Evite to Offer Online Event and Invite Tracking Service on My Yahoo!

LOS ANGELES -- Evite ( ), the leading online invitation service and social planning destination, and one of the core businesses operated by Ticketmaster , today announced that Evite will offer an online event planning and invitation module on My Yahoo!, the leading personalized home page on the web ( ).

The module, which launched today, will be accessible from the My Yahoo! website and provide millions of My Yahoo! consumers all the resources necessary for successful activity planning. Consumers can integrate this module into their My Yahoo! homepage and have Evite's proven event planning tools at their fingertips, including the ability to view their social event calendar, monitor RSVPs and view event updates directly from My Yahoo!.

"We're constantly looking for ways to enhance the breadth and depth of personalized choices on My Yahoo!, and we work with leading companies to provide the best services in the industry for our consumers," said Arah Schuur, senior producer for My Yahoo!. "Consumers have told us they are looking for the convenience of an online invitation feature and Evite is consistently one of the top services on the list of what they would like to see."

"This relationship clearly benefits both businesses, providing My Yahoo! with a great new feature for their consumers while offering Evite the opportunity to align with a global Internet leader," said John Foley, general manager of Evite.

Evite is the Internet's largest online invitation center, and is the communications company that pioneered the concept of online activity planning to help people connect and get together with family, friends and colleagues. More than three million people a month rely on to help them plan their activities from book clubs to baby showers, concert events to weekend getaways and happy hours. In addition to its invitation service, offers a reminder service, polling, payments collection, and event photo album.

About Evite

Evite is an event communication network designed to give people all the tools they need to plan, host or attend any type of group gathering. Whether it's an activity for five people or five hundred, Evite helps individuals manage event communication and access all the resources necessary for successful activity planning. Evite is operated by Ticketmaster , the world's leading ticketing and access company.

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CONTACT: Media and Investors, Kandus Simpson, +1-213-639-8821, , or Genevieve Ostrander, +1-213-639-8858, , both of Evite

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