Craig E. Weatherup, Chairman and CEO of The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. (NYSE: PBG), will open the Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Global Consumer Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000 at 8 a.m. (EST) in New York City. During his presentation, Mr. Weatherup will be discussing PBG's performance outlook for the remainder of 2000 and 2001, as well as the company's volume growth equation and margin expansion plans. Mr. Weatherup's presentation will be webcast live at