Pitney Bowes Brilliant Communication Awards to Honor Innovative, High-Volume Production Print and Mail Customers

STAMFORD, Conn., March 09, 2011 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced a call for entries for the Brilliant Communication Awards to honor leading, high-volume production printing and mailing customers around the world. The awards will recognize the innovators, early adopters and creative problem solvers who implemented ways to streamline workflow, ensure accuracy, and precisely market in order to communicate better with their customers. Award winners will be recognized at the annual global Customer Summit, June 6 – 8, 2011, which is hosted by the company’s Document Messaging Technologies business group in Danbury, Connecticut.

This is the inaugural year for the award and categories include the: “Powerful Communication Award” for improved productivity, efficiency and quality; “Colorful Communication Award” for migrating to full digital color, White Paper Factory™ solutions; and “Profitable Communication Award” for creating more relevant, precision marketing communications. A panel of industry experts and thought leaders from Pitney Bowes will select the winners in each category. There is also an “Innovators Choice Award” that allows industry peers to view all of the award nominations online and vote for the most innovative solution. Pitney Bowes customers are encouraged to submit their entry for each award category.

“The Brilliant Communication Awards recognize the accomplishments and significant advancements high-volume production printers and mailers are making in the way they conduct business and communicate with their customers,” said Ramesh Ratan, president of Pitney Bowes Document Messaging Technologies. “We look forward to honoring award recipients at our global Customer Summit this spring and celebrating their successes.”

Pitney Bowes customers can submit entries for the Brilliant Communication Awards until May 1, 2011. Applications may include physical, digital or hybrid-mail. Participants will also have an opportunity to win one of three grand prizes which includes a $25,000 credit toward future solutions purchases, as well as travel accommodations and transportation to the annual global Pitney Bowes Customer Summit in Danbury, Connecticut.

For additional information on the Brilliant Communication Awards including rules, nomination details and prizes, please visit www.pbbrilliantawards.com

About Pitney Bowes:

Delivering more than 90 years of innovation, Pitney Bowes provides software, hardware and services that integrate physical and digital communications channels. Long known for making its customers more productive, Pitney Bowes is increasingly helping other companies grow their business through advanced customer communications management. Pitney Bowes is a $5.4 billion company and employs more than 30,000 worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com/