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Staples.com Administrative Professionals' Day Sweepstakes Will Send One Lucky Winner On a Dream Getaway

Has your administrative assistant been a dream? Staples.com will reward them with a dream trip and send you a temporary assistant

Framingham, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 26, 2001--Staples.com, the online resource for everything small businesses need to run their offices, plans to reward one lucky administrative professional this Administrative Professionals' Day (April 25) by sending them on a dream trip. Bosses wishing to recognize administrative staff for their workplace contributions can enter them to win a getaway for two from Staples.com.

Executives can nominate an administrative professional for the random drawing at www.staples.com/adminssweeps between 11:59:00 PM EST on Monday, March 26, 2001 and 11:59:00 PM EST on Friday, April 6, 2001. Nominations can also be entered by mail by printing their name, the name of the employee that is being entered into the sweepstakes, company name and mailing address (no P.O. Boxes please), e-mail address and daytime phone on 3" X 5" index card/paper and mail to: Staples.com Administrative Professionals' Day Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 532, Purchase, NY 10577-0532.

The winner will receive round-trip airfare for two to any location within the continental U.S., five days and four nights stay in a hotel, and a rental car. In addition, Staples.com will hire a qualified temporary assistant to fill in at the office for three business days to ensure that the boss is not left in the lurch while the winner enjoys some much-needed R&R. No purchase is necessary to enter. For official contest rules, please visit www.staples.com/adminssweeps.

Over four million administrative professionals are employed in the U.S. and the Department of Labor predicts that 376,000 more administrative positions will be added to the workforce by 2008. With the demand for talented administrative professionals on the rise, executives would do well to recognize their valued administrative assistants this Administrative Professionals' Day.

Staples.com offers 45,000 office products, dozens of business services, 100,000 downloadable software titles, decision-making tools and extensive content and community. If you would like more information about this sweepstakes, Administrative Professionals' Day or Staples.com, please contact Erik Clausen at 781-684-0770.

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CONTACT: Erik Clausen
Schwartz Communications
781-684-0770
staples@schwartz-pr.com