WASHINGTON, DC — July 23, 2001 — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is pleased to announce SuperJobMarket.com as the recipient of the 2001 Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX) in the category of Web and Intranet design.

Featuring 5,100 entries in 11 major categories, the thirteenth annual APEX Awards are sponsored by the editors of Writing That Works: The Business Communications Report. The awards recognize achievements in publication, graphic design and editorial content.

“SuperJobMarket.com has been a tremendously successful gateway for job seekers and employers across the food retail and distribution industry,” said Diana Greenwald, senior site manager of SuperJobMarket.com. “We’re thrilled to receive the APEX Award as we continue expanding the reach of SuperJobMarket.com.”

Created by FMI to address the food retail industry’s recruiting and retention challenges, SuperJobMarket.com was launched in the U.S. in May 2000 at the annual FMI Show in Chicago. Its purpose is to provide a convenient gateway to targeted Internet recruiting sites and to present information highlighting the benefits and scope of careers in the food retail, food distribution and food service industries. The site includes profiles of industry careers, diversity information and scholarship opportunities for students.

Association partners of SuperJobMarket.com are Food Distributors International (FDI), joining in August 2000, and Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors (CCGD), joining in May 2001.

SuperJobMarket.com, in an alliance with the CCGD, has developed a Web site in French. Additional resources to be offered may include distance learning, educational programs and scholarships, and a site in Spanish.

SuperJobMarket.com has formed alliances with some of the most frequently used Web-based career search engines. Partners of the site include MonsterTRAK.com, Careerjournal.com, Transition Assistance Online, JobsInLogistics.com, DiversityLink.com, BlueSkySearch.com, Tech-engine.com, RxCareerCenter.com, Actijob.com and CareerOwl.ca. To date, more than 3.5 million job seekers have visited SuperJobMarket.com’s alliance partner sites.

For more information, visit the website (www.superjobmarket.com)or call Diana Greenwald at (202)220-0808.