Media advisory - AbitibiBowater to present at the 2008 UBS Global Paper and Forest Products Conference



    ABH (NYSE, TSX)

    MONTREAL, Sept. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - AbitibiBowater Inc. President and Chief
Executive Officer David J. Paterson will present at the 2008 UBS Global Paper
and Forest Products Conference in New York on Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at
3:15 p.m. (Eastern).
    The presentation will be webcast live on AbitibiBowater's web site.
Interested parties are invited to listen by using the link provided under
"Webcasts and Presentations" on the Investors page of www.abitibibowater.com.
A copy of the presentation, as well as the audio portion, will be archived on
the web site.

    AbitibiBowater produces a wide range of newsprint, commercial printing
papers, market pulp and wood products. It is the eighth largest publicly
traded pulp and paper manufacturer in the world. AbitibiBowater owns or
operates 27 pulp and paper facilities and 34 wood products facilities located
in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and South Korea. Marketing
its products in more than 90 countries, the Company is also among the world's
largest recyclers of old newspapers and magazines, and has more third-party
certified sustainable forest land than any other company in the world.
AbitibiBowater's shares trade under the stock symbol ABH on both the New York
Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.




For further information:

For further information: Investors: Duane Owens, Vice President and
Treasurer, (864) 282-9488


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