BEIJING, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ — ChinaCast Education (“ChinaCast” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:CAST), a leading post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China, today announced that it will host its Third Annual Education and Investor Conference at the East Lake Hotel in Wuhan, China, October 16-18, 2011.
The objectives of the conference are to provide education partners, investors and industry analysts an overview of the status and future trends in the PRC post-secondary education sector and to provide a forum for global education information exchange and partnerships. The event will include presentations by company management, government officials, domestic and international educational partners and a tour of Hubei Industrial University Business College.
About ChinaCast Education Corporation
Established in 1999, ChinaCast Education Corporation is a leading post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China. The Company provides post-secondary degree and diploma programs through its three fully accredited universities: The Foreign Trade and Business College of Chongqing Normal University located in Chongqing; Lijiang College of Guangxi Normal University located in Guilin; and Hubei Industrial University Business College located in Wuhan. These universities offer four year and three year, career-oriented bachelor’s degree and diploma programs in business, finance, economics, law, IT, engineering, hospitality and tourism management, advertising, language studies, art and music.
The Company also provides e-learning services to post-secondary institutions, K-12 schools, government agencies and corporate enterprises via its nationwide satellite broadband network. These services include interactive distance learning applications, multimedia education content delivery and vocational training courses. The Company is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market with the ticker symbol CAST.