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HP Launches ”Days to Dream” Online Holiday Promotion


PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2006

HP today launched “Days to Dream,” an online promotion themed to the Disney Parks that offers people interactive entertainment and the chance to win more than 100 prizes.

Customers doing their holiday shopping at the HP Home & Home Office Store at can link to, where they can enjoy entertainment that will change throughout the promotion. The online entertainment ranges from a chance for shoppers to create their own set of Mickey Mouse ears to the opportunity to create an online fireworks show by playing a trivia game about Disney Parks.

In addition, on various days between Nov. 14 and Dec. 17, HP will offer sweepstakes and award 110 prizes ranging from an HP MediaSmart High-Definition LCD TV to a Disney Parks Pirates and Princess Party to an HP Digital Entertainment Center. Customers can return to the site again and again to experience fresh content and have the chance to win new prizes.

“The HP ‘Days to Dream’ promotion allows holiday shoppers to enjoy an entertaining and interactive experience while checking out HP’s latest products,” said Sam Taylor, senior vice president, Consumer Direct, HP. “Plus, we’re offering customers the chance to win some fantastic prizes, including a Disney Parks vacation for four and high-end HP TVs.”

The “Days to Dream” promotion is sponsored by HP and is in support of “The Year of a Million Dreams” celebration at the Walt Disney World® Resort and the Disneyland® Resort. Complete details and official rules or offer terms, as applicable, are available at

“During ‘The Year of a Million Dreams’ celebration, Disney Cast members will be making special dreams and unique experiences come true for our guests in more ways than ever before,” said Scott Cassidy, vice president, Global Promotions, Disney Parks. “We welcome HP’s efforts to make their customers’ Disney vacation dreams possible during their ‘Days to Dream’ promotion.”

The HP Home & Home Office Store offers a comprehensive selection of HP technology products and supplies. Shoppers can customize desktop and notebook PCs based on their personal preferences and select from HP’s new line of high-definition products, including a 17-inch widescreen diagonal HD-DVD notebook and an HD-DVD Media Center TV PC.

Further details and additional promotions are available at or by calling
+1 888 999 4747.

About The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with four business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment and consumer products. Disney is a Dow 30 company, had annual revenues of nearly $32 billion in its most recent fiscal year, and a market capitalization of $65 billion as of Nov. 13, 2006.

About HP

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