SOURCE: The Piacente Group, Inc.

The Piacente Group, Inc.

August 30, 2010 14:47 ET

The Piacente Group to Participate in Symposia for Chairman of Chinese Companies at ROTH Capital Partners' 2010 Hawaii Conference

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 30, 2010) -  The Piacente Group, Inc. ("TPG"), a full service investor relations consulting firm with offices in New York, California and Beijing, today announced that President Brandi Piacente will participate as a panelist in Symposia for Chairman of Chinese Companies, a special series for management teams of U.S. listed Chinese companies to be moderated by sponsors of ROTH Capital Partners' 2010 Hawaii conference. The Symposia will cover a variety of topics to provide Chinese executive management teams insights on market trends in the U.S. as well as strategies for maximizing valuation and liquidity for their companies. Ms. Piacente will be a panelist in "Lessons in Communication -- Bridging the Communication Gap Between China and the West" on Wednesday, September 1 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm local time and she will deliver her prepared remarks and commentary in Mandarin Chinese. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Building a strong public company image and increasing investor confidence
  • Improving transparency and corporate governance
  • Transforming your IR program into a strategic and results oriented action plan 
  • Evaluating the communication methods, what has worked, what has not? 
  • Cultural Differences: understanding and studying the cultural norms of China compared with the U.S. 
  • Effectively handling adverse PR and attacks from short sellers

ROTH Capital Partners' 2010 Hawaii conference will be held September 1 - 3, 2010 in Maui, Hawaii. The Conference will feature three days of group meetings with over 50 of ROTH's top China and U.S. companies that are considered "top picks" within their respective sectors. ROTH's conference format differs from the typical investment conference by creating an intimate and focused environment enabling extensive interaction with senior management and the ability to gain in-depth insights into each company. Company participants include TPG clients Heckmann Corporation of Palm Desert, California and SOKO Fitness & Spa Group, Inc. of Harbin, China.

Brandi Piacente, President of The Piacente Group, stated, "As a regular sponsor of ROTH's conference events, we are especially pleased to participate in the essential three-part Symposia for Chinese executives which is sure to be a key feature of the upcoming Hawaii conference. Based on our expertise in representing a strong portfolio of China-based issues, I look forward to speaking about TPG's investor relations views and practice standards that equip U.S.-listed Chinese companies to succeed in their communications with Wall Street."  

About The Piacente Group

The Piacente Group, Inc. ("TPG") is a full service investor relations and financial communications consulting firm with offices in New York, California and Beijing. TPG represents a balanced portfolio of U.S. and China-based companies including one of the top performing IPOs of 2009 (Lihua International, Inc.). Past achievements include two programs nominated for the "Best Investor Relations by a US-Listed Chinese Company" award by IR Magazine: Sohu.com Inc. in 2008 and Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. in 2008 and 2009.

TPG develops and implements strategic programs aimed at broadening investment community sponsorship through best practice execution. Value-driven communications, proactive outreach to Wall Street, targeted media relations and innovative social media methodologies work in concert to market clients' securities before optimal investment audiences.

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