Network World Honored with a Gold in International TABPI Awards

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA – June 30, 2005 – Network World, the leading Network IT media company, announced today that it has been honored with six awards for editorial excellence from Trade Association Business Publications International (TABPI) in its 2005 'Tabbie' awards. These awards come on the heels of the eight ASBPE awards won last week.

Network World received a Gold Award for the best article in the 'Editor's Column' category with an entry titled "When Silence Speaks Volumes" which took vendors to task for not responding to criticisms aired by the company, and received a Silver Award for its 'How to' article "Fight Back Against Spyware". Other honors include garnering the number seven position (of 25) for the Feature Article "Phear of Phising" and number 16 (of 25) for the Best Single Issue for its June 21, 2004 issue.

The annual 'Tabbie' awards recognize editorial and design excellence for trade, association and business publications. This year's competition attracted more than 700 entries from around the world in 12 editorial and six design categories.

Trade Association Business Publications International (TABPI) 2nd Annual Awards

•GOLD – Editor's Column: When Silence Speaks Volumes, John Dix, 4/19/04.

http://www.networkworld.com/columnists/2004/0419edit.html

•SILVER – How to article: Fight Back Against Spyware, Neal Weinberg, Deborah Radcliff, 1/26/04.

http://www.networkworld.com/research/2004/0126spy.html

•Best Single Issue (#16 of 25). Network World, June 21, 2004, Network World Staff.

•Feature Article: (#7 of 25). Network World, Phear of Phishing, Neal Weinberg, Deborah Radcliff, 5/31/04. http://www.networkworld.com/research/2004/0531phishing.html

•Honorable Mention – Additional Editorial Awards. News coverage. Network World, News Section

Network World News Team.

•Honorable Mention – Additional Editorial Awards. Special Section. Network World, The Buzz Issue

Network World Staff, 9/27/04.

http://www.networkworld.com/buzz/2004/index.html

About Network World

Network World, Inc., the Leader in Network Knowledge, empowers Network IT Executives through education, information and community. Network World, an IDG company, is the leading provider of news, analysis, reviews, events and education on information technology. Network World publishes the leading newsweekly, Network World, hosts the most active online community (http://www.networkworld.com), and produces educational seminars and events worldwide. Network World's portfolio of strategic marketing programs provides marketing and agency professionals with the tools to generate high-quality leads, optimize marketing campaigns, and create new revenue opportunities.

About IDG

International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, research, and event company. A privately-held company, IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers including Bio-IT World, CIO CMO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Network World, and PC World. The company features the largest network of technology-specific Web sites with more than 400 around the world. IDG is also a leading producer of more than 170 computer-related events worldwide including LinuxWorld Conference & ExpoR, MacworldConference & ExpoR, DEMOR, and IDC Directions. IDC provides global market research and advice through offices in 50 countries. Company information is available at http://www.idg.com.

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