BURBANK, Calif. - (BUSINESS WIRE) -Tom Staggs, senior executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), will be speaking at the Thomas Weisel Partners Growth Forum on Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at 2:05 p.m. EDT. His remarks will be available live via Web cast. Please point your browser to www.disney.com/investors approximately five minutes prior to the start time. A re-play will be provided through Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at 4:00 p.m. PDT.

CONTACT:The Walt Disney Company Wendy Webb, 818-560-5758 (Investor Relations) John W. Spelich, 818-560-8543 (Corporate Communications)

SOURCE: The Walt Disney Company