Now Dominates Largest U.S. Barter Market�Greater Chicagoland
completion of the acquisition of Illinois Trade Association and its
parent National Trade Association, International Monetary Systems (OTCBB:INLM)
will dominate the Chicago area, which is the largest barter
marketplace in the nation.
acquisition expands the IMS Barter client base to 15,000, in 39 U.S.
markets. According to Don Mardak, CEO of IMS, they now have more
than 1,200 restaurants, 600 advertising venues, and a vast array of
travel opportunities including 400 coast-to-coast hotels, resorts
and travel accommodations. Not to mention the numerous resorts
available in Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.
IMS also can
boast of air travel availabilities on trade through two individual
airlines as well as several well-known charter-flight providers.
With this most
recent acquisition, IMS has procured a (the only) seasoned corporate
barter division within an independent trade exchange. National Trade
Association has a 600 client roster that includes several well-known
publishers, hotel chains, manufacturers, and distributors.
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