The Home Depot's Mike LaFerle to Deliver Keynote Address at MapWorld 2006--The MapInfo(R) Global User Conference; Hundreds of Business Decision Leaders to Gather in Phoenix, May 2-4, for 13th Annual MapWorld Conference
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The Home Depot's Mike LaFerle to Deliver Keynote Address at MapWorld 2006--The MapInfo(R) Global User Conference; Hundreds of Business Decision Leaders to Gather in Phoenix, May 2-4, for 13th Annual MapWorld Conference

TROY, N.Y.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Feb. 14, 2006— MapInfo Corporation (NASDAQ: MAPS), the leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, today announced it will host MapWorld 2006, its 13th annual global user conference, on May 2-4 at the Pointe South Mountain Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. MapInfo executives, customers and industry experts will come together to demonstrate how MapInfo's location intelligence technology is helping organizations make smarter business decisions and enhance productivity.

Mike LaFerle, vice president of Real Estate, The Home Depot, will deliver this year's keynote address, "Building the Best Store Locations." As the largest home improvement retailer in the world with new stores opening on average every 48 hours, The Home Depot uses MapInfo location intelligence for its real estate decisions. Mr. LaFerle will speak about how MapInfo's applications extend beyond site selection to include developing new retail concepts, working to improve the performance of existing stores and developing annual store sales budgets with the finance department.

"With more than 50 educational, roundtable and networking sessions with industry professionals and sneak previews of MapInfo's hottest new technologies, this year's MapWorld is sure to be a success," said Mark Cattini, president and CEO, MapInfo. "Back by popular demand, MapWorld 2006 will offer exclusive hands-on training opportunities led by MapInfo experts, and this year's keynote continues our tradition of showcasing real-world examples of how location intelligence can help businesses become more successful. Existing and new customers alike continuously find MapWorld a valuable learning experience, and we look forward to this great event."

For MapWorld 2006 registration information and a preliminary agenda, please visit www.mapinfo.com/mapworld2006.

About MapInfo Corporation

MapInfo is a global company and the leading provider of location intelligence solutions, integrating software, data and services to provide greater value from location-based information and drive more insightful decisions for businesses and government organizations around the world. MapInfo solutions are available in 20 languages through a network of strategic partners and distribution channels in 60 countries. Headquartered in Troy, N.Y., MapInfo is on the World Wide Web at www.mapinfo.com.

MapInfo is a trademark of MapInfo Corporation and/or its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Of Note

This press release contains forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties. Any statement not a statement of historical fact is a forward-looking statement, including without limitation statements concerning demand for and benefits of MapInfo products and integration of MapInfo products with existing solutions. Actual results could differ materially from those stated or implied in forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including those factors contained in the Company's most recent quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the heading "Factors Affecting Future Performance." MapInfo takes no responsibility to update any forward-looking statements.



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