Carlson Marketing Provides MasterCard® Per Diem Prepaid Cards for 2009 World Baseball Classic issued by JPMorgan Chase

Minneapolis | March 16, 2009

As round one of the World Baseball Classic concludes this week, all the players, managers, coaches and the umpire crew are carrying a re-loadable Global Rewards® per diem prepaid MasterCard Card provided by Carlson Marketing Worldwide issued by JPMorgan Chase.

At the world's premier international baseball tournament, more than 900 international participants (including at least 52 Major League Baseball all-stars) will travel with a convenient, secure, prepaid MasterCard Card that is accepted at millions of locations around the world. And travel they will: with their Prepaid MasterCard Card in their pockets, 16 teams from 16 nations participate in games held at seven venues in five different countries March 5 - 23, 2009.

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The Global Rewards prepaid MasterCard Card is issued by JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., pursuant to a license from MasterCard International Incorporated and may be used anywhere that Debit MasterCard cards are accepted. MasterCard is a registered trademark of MasterCard International Incorporated.

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Carlson Marketing helps global Fortune 1000 clients increase their ROI by designing and delivering sales and marketing programs that drive measurable results. Carlson provides its clients with cool new marketing concepts, coupled with rock solid delivery across its two global service offerings - Brand Loyalty and Engagement & Events - supported by six core capabilities: Strategy & Planning; Creative, Interactive & Media; Incentive & Event Management; Award Services; Technology Services; and Decision Sciences.

Carlson Marketing employs 2,500 marketing professionals in 44 cities across 15 countries.

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