ChinaNet Online Holdings to Participate in 2013 Omni-Channel Retailing Conference in Hong Kong

ChinaNet Online Holdings to Participate in 2013 Omni-Channel Retailing
Conference in Hong Kong

BEIJING, June 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc.
(Nasdaq:CNET) (the "Company"), a leading B2B (business to business) Internet
technology company focusing on providing online-to-offline ("O2O") sales
channel expansion services for small and medium-sized enterprises ("SMEs") and
entrepreneurial management and networking services for entrepreneurs in the
People's Republic of China, today announced that the Company will participate
in the 2013 Omni-Channel Retailing Conference ("Conference") to be held in
Hong Kong from June 4 to June 6, 2013. More than 50 speakers will discuss what
some of the world's most successful brands are doing to attract and retain
customers.

George Chu, ChinaNet's Chief Operating Officer, will be a guest speaker on the
Senior Executives' Panel to discuss the future of online and mobile retailing.
The panel discussions will include a presentation titled "Expanding the
Channel Opportunity for International SMEs in China."

Omni-Channel Retailing Conference is a platform for industry leaders to
discuss strategies, learn about best practices and get new insights on how to
become a more successful retailer. Decision makers from the retail sector and
established market leaders will gather to create new ideas, build new networks
and provide attendees with innovative ideas about how retailers can increase
their profits. In 2012, the conference had over 40 speakers participate in the
conference, including retail professionals from Target, Wal-Mart, Google, New
Balance, Swarovski, Facebook, Hysan, Bossini, Toys R Us, and other firms.

About ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc.

The Company, a parent company of ChinaNet Online Media Group Ltd.,
incorporated in the BVI ("ChinaNet"), is a leading B2B (business to business)
Internet technology company focusing on providing O2O (online to offline)
sales channel expansion service for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
and entrepreneurial management and networking service for entrepreneurs in
China. The Company, through certain contractual arrangements with operating
companies in the PRC, provides Internet advertising and other services for
Chinese SMEs via its portal websites, 28.com, Liansuo.com and Chuangye.com, TV
commercials and program production via China-Net TV, and in-house LCD
advertising on banking kiosks targeting Chinese banking patrons. Website:
http://www.chinanet-online.com.

Safe Harbor

This release contains certain "forward-looking statements" relating to the
business of ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc., which can be identified by the use
of forward-looking terminology such as "believes," "expects," "anticipates,"
"estimates" or similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve
known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including business uncertainties
relating to government regulation of our industry, market demand, reliance on
key personnel, future capital requirements, competition in general and other
factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from those
described herein as anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Certain of
these risks and uncertainties are or will be described in greater detail in
our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking
statements are based on ChinaNet's current expectations and beliefs concerning
future developments and their potential effects on the company. There can be
no assurance that future developments affecting ChinaNet will be those
anticipated by ChinaNet. These forward-looking statements involve a number of
risks, uncertainties (some of which are beyond the control of the Company) or
other assumptions that may cause actual results or performance to be
materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking
statements. ChinaNet undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise, except as may be required under applicable securities
laws.

CONTACT: MZ North America
         Ted Haberfield, President
         Tel: +1-760-755-2716
         Email: thaberfield@mzgroup.us
         Web: www.mzgroup.us
 
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