NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 13, 2009) - The Piacente Group, Inc. ("TPG"), a full service investor relations consulting firm with offices in New York, California and Beijing today announced that it is a Gold sponsor of ROTH Capital Partners' 2009 ROTH China Conference to be held October 12 through 14, 2009 at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Fla.

The event will feature presentations from a select group of US-listed Chinese companies that ROTH believes showcase areas with attractive growth potential. Over 60 companies will be presenting at the conference, including US-listed Chinese companies and US-based companies with growth prospects in China. Presenters include TPG clients Lihua International, Inc. and Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical Company.

"This is the 9th ROTH Capital Partners event that The Piacente Group has sponsored over the past several years," said Brandi Piacente, President of TPG. "Since recently expanding our portfolio of representation in China to include new NASDAQ issues Lihua International and Skystar Bio- Pharmaceutical, we are particularly pleased to partner with Roth to present this comprehensive gathering of promising China-based companies to key U.S. investors."

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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 the top performing IPO to date in 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 for 2008: Inc. and Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. TPG develops and implements strategic programs aimed at broadening investment community sponsorship through best practice execution. The firm is dedicated to providing clients customized solutions in a dynamic investment environment. For more information, please visit

Contact Information: Contact: Brandi Piacente 212-481-2050