Pitney Bowes Sponsors 2009 World Innovation Forum

STAMFORD, Conn., May 04, 2009 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced its sponsorship of HSM’s World Innovation Forum at the Nokia Theater in New York City on May 5-6. The interactive forum will feature presentations by leading experts in the field of innovation and, new this year, live blogging from the event on the Pitney Bowes Connection Center™ web site.

Featured speakers include Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen on disruptive innovation, author Fred Krupp on eco-innovation and forecaster and strategist, Stanford University Professor Paul Saffo on future and technology, among others. For the fourth consecutive year, Pitney Bowes is providing professional speaker notes to Forum attendees so they can maximize their learning from the experience.

In addition, the Connection Center will feature live blogging from several innovation experts at Pitney Bowes: Bernie Gracy, vice president of strategy and development, Jim Euchner, vice president of growth strategy and innovation, and Howard Wright, director of futures strategy. The blog postings will be available live on the internet throughout the conference at www.pbconnect.com/blog.

“As a technology company, Pitney Bowes remains competitive by embracing change at an accelerated rate,” said Murray Martin, Chairman, President and CEO of Pitney Bowes. “We’re excited not only about the opportunity to participate in the Forum, but also to help interpret the learnings from the Forum for a global audience of our customers and others.”

About Pitney Bowes:

Pitney Bowes is a mailstream technology company that helps organizations manage the flow of information, mail, documents and packages. Our 35,000 employees deliver technology, service and innovation to more than two million customers worldwide. The company was founded in 1920 and annual revenues now total $6.3 billion. More information is available at www.pb.com.