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ABI Wins Prestigious Interactive Media Award

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ABI WINS PRESTIGIOUS INTERACTIVE MEDIA AWARD

May 8, 2007, Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) earned the Bronze award from Horizon Interactive for its 'Honoring the Founders' video. The video won in Horizon’s “Best Video Documentary” category. The video showcases the efforts of Richard Gitlin, Judge William L. Norton, Jr., Bob Feidler, L.E. Creel and the late Harry Dixon to create ABI in 1982. It was originally unveiled at ABI’s 2006 Annual Spring Meeting to celebrate the beginning of ABI’s 25th anniversary.

The sixth annual Horizons international competition recognizes excellence in interactive media production among multi-media developers worldwide. The 2007 competition saw nearly 1000 entries from 24 countries and nearly all 50 states. An international panel of industry professionals evaluated 19 different categories ranging from online advertising to video games. The 2007 winning entries showcase the best developed interactive media solutions including Web sites, CDs and DVDs, online ads, video and more.

To view ABI’s award-winning video, “Honoring the Founders,” please go to http://www.abiworld.org/AM/Videos/HonoringTheFounders_Video.html. (Note that the video is about 12 minutes in total running time.)

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ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes more than 11,000 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abiworld.org/conferences.html.