WASHINGTON - International Barrier Technology Inc., a manufacturer of fire resistant building materials, announced that it has become a sponsor of the Investment Opportunities in Homeland Defense and Security Conference to be held March 30, 2004 at the National Press Club in Washington. The conference is being co-produced by www.DomesticPreparedness.com and www.homelanddefensestocks.com.

"This conference will highlight key trends and companies with an array of products and services intended to make America more secure. As a manufacturer of building materials that help protect people and property from fire, we support the initiatives of the Homeland Security Division for Emergency Preparedness and Response and are proud to sponsor this conference," stated Mike Huddy, Barrier's president.

The conference will feature speakers from a cross section of small to large public companies that have business in the homeland defense and security sector. There will also be industry experts providing the investment community with insights regarding sectors and technologies poised to benefit from the trends in homeland security.

For conference details, visit http://domprep.com/conference/mar30.html.

Publication date: 03/29/2004