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        EVIEW 360 NAMED ONE OF “MICHIGAN 50 COMPANIES TO WATCH”

        FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. -- Eview 360, a full-service design firm, has been selected
as one of Michigan’s top 50 companies to watch.

        Sponsored by the Edward Lowe Foundation, the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch”
award list recognizes high-performing, second-stage Michigan companies with six to 99 full-time
employees. Only companies that are privately held, headquartered in Michigan and generate
between $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue (or working capital from investors or grants)
are eligible.

        “In today’s economy, Companies to Watch has become a real game changer,” said
Penny Lewandowski, director of entrepreneurship development at the Edward Lowe
Foundation, a nonprofit operating foundation based in Michigan. “It changes the conversation
from slow-growth, layoffs and closings, to companies that are expanding, hiring and moving
beyond traditional markets.

        “Presenters of the Michigan program have recognized this potential since its inaugural
year, five years ago. With a vow to find 50 new companies to celebrate each year, Michigan 50
Companies to Watch is now 250 strong. These are the companies that sustain Michigan
through tough times and are transforming how the rest of the nation views the state.”

        Founded by Wael Berrached in 1999, Eview 360 has grown from a two-person start-up
to a full-service design agency with a roster of Fortune 500 clients. A key to the company’s early
growth was its development of 360WARE -- a software platform used to power
www.fordland.net, Ford Motor Company’s dealer extranet site. Other automotive clients now
include Jaguar, Land Rover, Quick Lane and Volvo.

        “It’s an honor to be chosen as one of Michigan’s 50 Companies to Watch,” said
Berrached, the company’s chief creative officer. “Our growth has been exceptional, even during
these tough economic times.”

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       Today, Eview 360 focuses on brand-identity design and development, graphic design
and branded environments design. Its staff uses a multidisciplinary approach on its client
programs with all of its designers experts in several media.

       Branching out to other industries, Eview 360 has undertaken brand identity programs for
a large Michigan insurance agency and a leading executive search firm in Dubai, as well as
interior projects for major real-estate property-management firms.

       In 2006, the company established Moda 360, a subsidiary dedicated to interior fit-out
and fulfillment. Moda 360 specializes in national retail programs and commercial interiors. Eview
360 opened an office in Dubai in 2007 to satisfy a growing demand for the firm’s creative
expertise in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E).

       Nominees for the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” program were evaluated on their
demonstrated intent and capacity to grow based on a number of factors, including employee or
sales growth, exceptional entrepreneurial leadership and sustainable competitive advantage.

       Eview 360 and its fellow award recipients will be honored at an awards ceremony during
the fourth annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business event on April 30 in Lansing.

About Eview 360

       Eview 360 provides brand-rich designs and communication tools to help companies
engage customers and employees more effectively. Working across digital, print and three-
dimensional environments, the agency creates design solutions to help its clients sell more,
work more efficiently and communicate their messages more effectively.

       Through Moda 360, a subsidiary, the company provides custom fixtures, graphics,
signage, point of sale displays and furniture for retail programs and commercial interiors.

       The firm serves clients in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific region and the Middle
East, including Ford Motor Company, Ford Land Development, Quick Lane, Volvo, Jaguar,
Land Rover, Redico, Signature Associates, Underwriters Group, Tessera Executive Search and
Manhattan Automobile Company.




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       Eview 360 has captured awards for excellence in print and digital design, as well as for
its exceptional business practices. These awards include the Axiem Award for Digital
Excellence; Design USA’s 2008 American Graphic Design Award and Crain’s Detroit Business
2007 Small Business Award. In 2007, founder Wael Berrached was named to Crain’s “Forty
Under 40” list of outstanding business leaders.

       Further information about the company is available at www.eview360.com.

About Michigan 50 Companies to Watch

       Michigan 50 Companies to Watch is presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.
National City, now part of PNC, is the lead underwriter for Michigan Celebrates Small Business.
Other supporters include Clark Hill PLC, Michigan Economic Development Corporation,
Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, Michigan Certified Development Corporation,
IBM and Dynamic Edge.

       Michigan Celebrates Small Business is presented in association with the Michigan
Economic Development Corporation, Michigan Small Business & Technology Development
Center, Small Business Association of Michigan, the U.S. Small Business Administration and
the Edward Lowe Foundation.

       Information about the 2009 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch program can be found at
http://Michigan.CompaniesToWatch.org. For information about Michigan Celebrates Small
Business, visit http://MichiganCelebrates.biz.

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Company Contact:                                           Foundation Contact:
Melissa Centra                                             Joy Kitamori
Eview 360                                                  Edward Lowe Foundation
Phone: +1.248.306.5191                                     Phone : +1.312.726.4532
E-mail: melissac@eview360.com                              E-mail: joy@lowe.org

Media Contact:
Maggie Beauregard or Holly Clark
AutoCom Associates
Phone: +1.248.647.8621
E-mail: mbeauregard@usautocom.com
or hclark@usautocom.com
                                                                                          6.April.09

				
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