Contec Innovations Inc.

Contec Innovations Inc.

January 10, 2005 09:15 ET

Contec Innovations to Participate in Government of Canada Trade Mission to China


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FOR: CONTEC INNOVATIONS INC.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: BUZ

JANUARY 10, 2005 - 09:15 ET

Contec Innovations to Participate in Government of
Canada Trade Mission to China

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 10, 2005) - Contec
Innovations Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BUZ) has been invited by the Government of
Canada to participate in the Canada Trade Mission to China. The trade
mission to Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong will be led by The Honourable
James Scott Peterson, Minister of International Trade, and will run from
January 18 to 25, 2005.

"Contec would like to thank the Canadian Government for this opportunity
to participate in the Canada Trade Mission to China," stated Perry Quan,
Contec's President and CEO. "Contec is making significant inroads in
China and we feel we can really leverage our involvement in this mission
to sign additional business partnerships and customers in China," Mr.
Quan added.

This trade mission represents an excellent opportunity for Contec to
capitalize on opportunities in the vibrant Chinese market. Officials
from International Trade Canada and at the Canadian Embassy in China
will work with the delegates to identify potential business partners.
The mission will consist of seminars and conferences, hospitality events
and networking opportunities designed to introduce participants to local
government decision-makers and local business leaders.

China's economy is now the seventh largest in the world and Canada's
second-largest trading partner after the U.S. China offers tremendous
commercial potential for Canadian businesses in the information and
communication technology sector.

Contec Innovations is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the
trading symbol "BUZ".

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF CONTEC INNOVATIONS

Perry Quan, President and CEO

About Contec Innovations

Founded in 1999, Contec accelerates the growth of the mobile Internet by
enabling mobile service providers to capitalize on new data services.
Contec's objective is to provide a complete mobile data solution by
providing a technologically advanced delivery system, the Hornet, and
compelling applications that are currently being demanded by mobile
operators and service providers. Contec's core product, the Hornet™,
is an open, carrier-class mobile services delivery platform capable of
hosting multiple mobile applications in a secure, scalable environment.
With Hornet, service providers can generate new revenues by efficiently
deploying reliable and compelling data applications. Contec is
headquartered in Vancouver, Canada and is listed on the TSX Venture
Exchange under the trading symbol "BUZ". For more information, visit
www.contec.ca.

The statement made in this press release may contain certain
forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and
uncertainties. Actual events or results may differ from the Company's
expectations. Hornet™ is a trademark of Contec Innovations Inc.

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Contact Information

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    Contec Innovations Inc.
    Brian Buckley
    Investor Relations
    (604) 468-5638 or 1-888-552-0360
    Email: brian.buckley@contec.ca
    or
    Contec Innovations Inc.
    Asa Zanatta
    Media Relations
    (604) 408-1389
    Email: azanatta@spiritcommunications.ca
    Website: www.contec.ca
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