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Monday, March 10, 2003
Blackstone (, a pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, announced today their sponsorship of The Prepaid Markets Expo (PME), New York, August 10-12, 2003 ( According to Mike Acton, Blackstone’s general manager, “PME is an all-inclusive, all-encompassing, networking and deal-making event for the prepaid industry; it is the only prepaid show we do”. Produced by and The Institute for International Research (IIR), PME will be located at the Marriott Marquis, New York City. A pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, Blackstone is currently one of the country’s largest providers of prepaid products and services with over 300,000 retail locations nationwide. Established and headquartered in Miami, Florida since 1995, Blackstone provides innovative solutions to local, national and international companies seeking to maximize their full potential – from calling cards, POS terminals, merchant processing, marketing & distribution to self-service, interactive kiosks – Blackstone offers a complete array of services to design, integrate and maintain high-impact, strategic business solutions via our global network of alliances and resources. Blackstone POS, Blackstone V-Commerce and Blackstone e-Vending are trademarks of Blackstone Communications Co.; US and foreign patents pending.