Press Release


Interpublic Schedules Third Quarter Conference Call

November 5, 2002 at 4:38 PM EST

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2002--The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., will issue a release regarding third quarter results after the 4 PM (EST) close of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, November 13, 2002.

Management will host a conference call to discuss results at 5 PM. Investors are invited to access the discussion and supporting materials at the company's website,

Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Its five global operating groups are McCann-Erickson WorldGroup, The Partnership, FCB Group, Interpublic Sports and Entertainment Group, and Advanced Marketing Services. Major global brands include Draft Worldwide, Foote, Cone & Belding Worldwide, Golin/Harris International, Initiative Media, Lowe Worldwide, McCann-Erickson, Octagon, Universal McCann and Weber Shandwick Worldwide. Listed on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: IPG), the company's revenue was $6.7 billion in 2001.

CONTACT: The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Philippe Krakowsky, 212/399-8088
Susan Watson, 212/399-8208