Dallas, Texas–January 17, 2002–VH Publications, Inc. and MightyData, LLC
today announced Lasso Summit 2002 Europe scheduled for April 15-16, 2002 at
the Holiday Inn – Kings Cross/Bloomsbury in London, United Kingdom. Lasso
Summit 2002 Europe is the premier training event for Lasso developers and
Lasso hosting providers.

“Lasso Summit Europe is a great venue to bring together the burgeoning
Lasso community providing the knowledge and camaraderie which helps Lasso
developers and ISPs grow their businesses,” said Bill Doerrfeld, CEO of
Blue World. “Based on the success of last year’s Lasso Summit in Florida, I
highly recommend all current and prospective Lasso users attend this event.”

Keynote Address by Bill Doerrfeld

Bill Doerrfeld, CEO of Blue World, will present the opening keynote address
at Lasso Summit 2002 Europe on Monday, April 15, 2002 at 9:00 AM. He will
showcase the new Lasso 5 product line.

Call for Papers

Lasso Summit 2002 Europe will feature presentations by leading Lasso
consultants. To select speakers, Lasso Summit 2002 Europe has issued a call
for papers. The theme of the conference is “Memorable Yet Invisible”, the
dichotomy that a Web site can be engaging and compelling–using state of
the art technology–yet provide a natural and intuitive user interface.

Proposals for Lasso Summit 2002 Europe should be submitted as a 200-word
abstract and are due no later than 5:00 pm on January 28, 2002. Speakers,
if chosen, will be asked to prepare a 1-hour presentation including
slideshow, sample files and 10-page white paper. Complete information
regarding the call for papers is available on the Lasso Summit Web site at

Call for Sponsors

Lasso Summit 2002 Europe is the best opportunity to showcase products and
services to the Lasso community, especially in Europe. Sponsorships are
$1200.00 (US) and include exposure on the Lasso Summit Web site, in the
conference manual and CD-ROM, and participation in the Lasso Summit Sponsor
Showcase. Complete information about sponsorship opportunities is available
on the Lasso Summit Web site at


Registration for Lasso Summit 2002 Europe is available at
(http://www.lassosummit.com/registration.lasso) or by calling 972-492-7523.
Registration fees are:

– January 11-28, 2002, $599.00 (US). Save $200!
– January 29 – February 28, 2002, $699.00 (US). Save $100!
– Beginning March 1, 2002, $799.00 (US).

Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks are included each day. A special
reception will be held for attendees Monday, April 15, 2002 from 5:00pm –
7:00pm hosted by Lasso Summit 2002 Europe Sponsors.

Contact Information

For questions about Lasso Summit 2002 Europe, visit
(http://www.lassosummit.com) or contact Jim Van Heule of VH Publications at
616-844-0066 or Kirk Bowman of MightyData at 972-492-7523.

About VH Publications

VH Publications, Inc. (http://www.vhpublications.com) provides first-class
Lasso Web development services for clients throughout the world. VH
Publications offers a complete package of services that include project
management, web design, dynamic database connectivity, Lasso Summit
conferences and hands-on training.

About MightyData

MightyData, LLC (http://www.mightydata.com) offers technology design,
development and training services to a broad clientele including Fortune
1000 companies, education institutions and small business. MightyData
specializes in leading technologies including FileMaker Pro, Lasso, SQL
databases, AppleScript and Palm OS.