SAN DIEGO, CA, April 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Youngevity International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI), a leading omni-direct lifestyle company, today revealed that the Company has received indications that its sales convention to be held next month will be widely attended by distributors from 8 Asian countries including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Brunei, and Taiwan. The event is being held at the Shangri-La Tanjung Resort in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia beginning on May 18. 

Steve Wallach, Youngevity CEO Stated, “I am excited to attend this event and meet with leaders throughout Asia. The primary purpose of this event is product and sales training.  With participation coming from 8 different countries we anticipate this event will help us build momentum into the second half of 2018.”

Youngevity President and CFO, Dave Briskie, said, “I am excited to be visiting all of our offices in Asia in just a few weeks, as well as attending our convention. Asia is our fastest growing international market.  It will be very gratifying to visit our teams all over the Pacific Rim and celebrate their success.”

About Youngevity International, Inc.
Youngevity International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI), is a leading omni-direct lifestyle company - offering a hybrid of the direct selling business model, that also offers e-commerce and the power of social selling. Assembling a virtual Main Street of products and services under one corporate entity, Youngevity offers proven products from the six top-selling retail categories: health/nutrition, home/family, food/beverage (including coffee), spa/beauty, apparel/jewelry, as well as innovative services. The Company was formed during the summer 2011 merger of Youngevity Essential Life Sciences with Javalution® Coffee Company (now part of the company's food and beverage division).  The resulting company became Youngevity International, Inc. in July 2013. For investor information, please visit For general information on products and services, please visit us at Keep up with our activities by liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter.

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