PolyOne First Quarter 2003 Earning Release and Conference Call

April 21, 2003

CLEVELAND, April 22, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- PolyOne Corporation
(NYSE: POL) will release first quarter 2003 earnings on Tuesday,
April 29, 2003 prior to the opening of the stock market.
David Wilson, chief financial officer and Dennis Cocco,
vice president investor relations and communications, will
host a conference call on May 2, 2003 at 1 p.m. Eastern
Time as previously announced.

            U.S. and Canada dial-in number:  888-489-0038
             International dial-in number:  706-643-1611
               Conference Topic:  PolyOne Earnings Call
            Encore Replay - U.S. and Canada: 800-642-1687
                     International:  706-645-9291
 Conference ID: 6571725 - Available 5/2/03, 3 PM - 5/14/03, 9 AM ET 

The conference call will also be available on the Company's
website: http://www.polyone.com

About PolyOne

PolyOne Corporation, with 2002 revenues of $2.5 billion,
is an international polymer services company with operations
in thermoplastic compounds, specialty resins, specialty
polymer formulations, engineered films, color and additive
systems, elastomer compounding and thermoplastic resin distribution.
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, PolyOne has employees
at manufacturing sites in North America, Europe, Asia and
Australia, and joint ventures in North America, South America,
Europe, Asia and Australia. Information on the Company's
products and services can be found at http://www.polyone.com.

clear=all> Contact:

PolyOne Corporation

Dennis Cocco

Vice President Investor Relations & Communications

(216) 589-4018