SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Taoping Inc. (NASDAQ: TAOP), a leading provider of internet-based ad distribution and display terminal sharing systems and online retail platform, today announced that it has received two awards at the "2018 Shenzhen Internet Annual Conference and 2019 China Internet Economy Summit" hosted by Shenzhen Internet Society at Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center‎ on January 8, 2019.

The two awards are “2018 Shenzhen Internet Excellence Award” and “2018 Shenzhen Internet Investment Value Award”. Received by Mr. Zhixiong Huang, COO of TAOP, the awards recognize TAOP’s outstanding contribution to the internet industry and local business in the past year and its great growth potential in the future.

“Recognizing by this reputable conference as a top contributor is a testament to our works and ability to benefit local business through the Taoping Chain ecosystem,” said Mr. Jianghuai Lin, the Chairman and CEO of TAOP. “We would like to thank all the stakeholders that support us in the past year, including our customers, investors, suppliers, and partners. We look forward to continuing our  mission to make advertising and branding affordable and effective for everyone.”

About Taoping Inc.

Taoping Inc. (formerly known as China Information Technology, Inc.) NASDAQ: TAOP, is a leading provider of internet-based ad distribution and display terminal sharing systems and online retail platform in China. The Company provides the integrated end-to-end digital advertising solutions enabling customers to distribute and manage ads on the ad display terminals. Connecting cloud-based ad terminal owners, advertisers and consumers, it builds up a resource sharing “Smart IoT Terminal - Taoping Net/ App – Taoping E-store” media ecosystem to ultimately achieve the mission “our technology makes advertising and branding affordable and effective for everyone.” To learn more, please visit

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