This excerpt taken from the RNWK DEF 14A filed Apr 25, 2005.
(Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if other than the Registrant)
Payment of Filing Fee (Check the appropriate box):
RealNetworks, Inc. 2601 Elliott Avenue, Suite 1000, Seattle, WA 98121
May 9, 2005
You are cordially invited to attend the 2005 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Annual Meeting) to be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2005 at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel, 2100 Alaskan Way, Seattle, Washington.
At the Annual Meeting, the shareholders will be asked to (i) elect two directors to RealNetworks Board of Directors, and (ii) approve the RealNetworks, Inc. 2005 Stock Incentive Plan. The accompanying Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Proxy Statement describe the matters to be presented at the Annual Meeting.
The Board of Directors unanimously recommends that shareholders vote For these two proposals.
Whether or not you plan to attend the Annual Meeting, we hope that you will have your shares represented by marking, signing, dating and returning your proxy card in the enclosed envelope as soon as possible. Your shares will be voted in accordance with the instructions you have given in your proxy card. You may, of course, attend the Annual Meeting and vote in person even if you have previously submitted your proxy card.
On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to express our appreciation for your support of RealNetworks. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting.
Chief Executive Officer and
Chairman of the Board