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Closing Out 2013

The holiday season is upon us once again. It’s hard to imagine how fast time has passed, as we progress forward in a whirlwind of action and teamwork. Currently, we are experiencing our most lucrative period now with Black Friday and Thanksgiving behind us. Holiday celebration is a time that all spirits companies look forward to. For Premier, we have much to be thankful for this season as we anxiously approach the new year. We have had an explosive foundation-building year to date. It has been filled with accomplishments along with a learning curve that took focus and patience, coupled with strong team unity. Many of these projects will come to fruition next year, as we laid the necessary groundwork during 2013. This groundwork will change the industry and the quality of life for our company.

For those who have followed our successful climb towards fiscal stability and the diversification of our model, it is apparent that we had a lot to learn. Together we all made the decision to start our entire program over again with our flagship product, Clique Vodka, at the beginning of 2013. It has not been an easy journey and it took considerable investment and struggle to get “the new black” in a momentum phase once again. Coming in and introducing something new that has never been done before is a humbling experience. Our team has been patient and has given 110% while the expansion of our distribution model has been the focus. We are proud to say we made considerable expansions and grew deep roots, while keeping culture, ethics and company philanthropy on the forefront of our movement towards worldwide recognition, market integration and penetration.

We want to highlight to the public the wins that took place as it is easy to see that we are on an amazing path. Domestically, our focus has been on expanding throughout the United States in tandem of our Total Wine & More partner stores, with distributors that can drive sales where we already have a presence. We have done this in California and have signed a broker agreement for Texas and Arkansas distribution. Sales in Pennsylvania have been thriving and Ohio and West Virginia remain a focus, as we continue to build brand recognition in these territories. Events all over the country have spurred interest in almost every state and major city and we are currently seeking our best distribution partners to stimulate expansion. In 2014, new distribution contracts will be signed, catapulting multiple states with access to our products in many on and off premise outlets.

The international front has been our strongest focus as we target key international territories where vodka is on the forefront of growth and popularity. Contracts in five Asian countries, Central America and Nigeria have been signed. Many contracts in other new countries are in progress. We will announce these in the first quarter of 2014, as the agreements are solidified. Although Puerto Rico is considered domestic, we are categorizing it as an international expansion considering its nature, size and distance. All approvals are done and Clique Vodka will soon hit the Puerto Rican market, with heavy distribution outlets backed by international Latin talent superstars. We are proud of these wins and look forward to them translating as strong revenue builders.

It is also important to highlight that we have had extreme interest in importation of other brands that we will not be participating in ownership or distribution. Instead, we will provide logistics and importation services into the United States. Several partnerships for our services are in contract and will also generate significant revenue in 2014.  It is imperative that we expand into the development of several new brands that will also be announced throughout 2014. Creative concepts for at least three new brands in all genres of the growing spirits market have been solidified. Investment partners are coming together for the new ventures.  I’d like to also highlight that Clique Vodka will also be expanding with multiple SKU’s. Flavors will be on the market for 2014, adding diversity to our already successful vodka brand. Other announcements new for 2014 are a 1.75 liter bottle becoming available in the United States market along with a one liter option internationally for Clique Vodka. Multiple products are the key to our Premier Innovations Group model coming alive.

As we wrap up another holiday season I want to make an exciting announcement as an effort to remind everyone to be responsible while drinking, remaining on the forefront of corporate and social responsibility. Premier will soon be announcing a sponsorship set for New Years Eve locally, to provide transportation provided by Clique Vodka to the public. More about this will be announced in the very near future.  It will be our way of saying thank you to all of you, for buying, supporting and caring about our journey together. Once again, I’d like to end this message as I always do. On behalf premier we want to thank all of our supporters and remind you to get even more involved and drink Clique intelligently and Don Pantaleon dubiously this holiday season.

 

Sharing in Success,

Noah Cohen

CEO and Founder

Premier Innovations Group

Premier Innovations Group to expand vodka brand in major U.S. city markets

Clique Vodka expands into the Cleveland market

Pittsburgh, PA (August 22, 2013) – In addition to Clique Vodka’s success in the past nine months with its launch of a sleek black bottle and national expansion with Total Wine & More, Premier Innovations Group is now developing its vodka brand into niche city markets across the country. Private distributor agreements are being finalized and will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

The first major city within Ohio that is now selling Clique Vodka is Cleveland.

“Keeping with one of Premier Innovations Group’s 2013 goals to launch Clique successfully in many major U.S. cities is coming to fruition.” says Jimi Romanus, Vice President of Sales, Premier Innovations Group. “Breaking into the Cleveland market makes perfect sense since we have seen demand due to the city’s proximity of our largest volume selling state in Pennsylvania.”

Currently, Premier Innovations Group is using its own infrastructure for Ohio sales, however, the plan is to team up with a distributor in the near future. Supermarket chain Giant Eagle, along with locally owned wine and spirits stores, are carrying Clique Vodka in the top selling locations in the Cleveland and Youngstown markets.

For additional information, contact: Lauren Norris, Premier Innovations Group  – [email protected].

About Premier Innovations Group

Premier Innovations Group is a multi-faceted alcoholic beverage importing Umbrella Corporation that develops internal private label brands while penetrating markets with in- house fusion of viral event-driven entertainment, art and design.  Premier has a global network conducive to beverage product distribution, development and logistics with full importing and exporting services.  Premier also provides these services to other companies that have or wish to develop brands that can complement our portfolio.

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Premier Innovations Group Announces Expansion of Clique Vodka into Ohio

Pittsburgh, PA (March 26, 2012)—Premier Innovations Group has announced their recent expansion of Clique Vodka into the state of Ohio.

Premier Innovations Group was founded by Noah Cohen, Chief Executive Officer and native to Youngstown, Ohio. Mr Cohen attended Canfield High School and is a graduate of Youngstown State University. He has had a long line of successful start-ups under his belt since the age of 18. In 2007, at the age of 27, Cohen decided to start Premier Innovations Group, a federal importing company for the spirits industry. With a strong team foundation formed, hard work and continued dedication, Premier Innovations Group launched their first private brand, Clique Vodka in July of 2010.

“Expanding Clique Vodka’s foothold into many new markets is our biggest focus in pursuit of having a global brand. I couldn’t be more excited and proud about the penetration into my home town market where much of our initial investment dollars come from. Many individuals from Youngstown gave their hard earned money taking a chance on heavy returns that can come from success in the liquor industry. We are starting to see great success from our launch in our initial states, but Youngstown, Ohio has always been an important market to me,” said Noah Cohen, CEO Premier Innovations Group.

Premier’s brand, Clique Vodka, is now sold throughout retail outlets in Northeast Ohio. The brand is sold in numerous retail outlets such as Giant Eagle and other state retail stores. Premier is acting as its own distributor and has hired a sales force to promote the vodka locally in Youngstown. The brand hit store shelves last week and is priced at approximately $16.00 a bottle.

“We view Ohio as a good state to do business with for many reasons. Its proximity to Pennsylvania has allowed many consumers to request the brand to be available in the Buckeye state,” says Jimi Romanus, Vice President of Sales. “Today’s economy has created a strong demand for high quality vodka with an affordable price point, which is something Clique offers in this market.”

Ohio now marks the fourth state that Premier Innovations Group has expanded their brands to, along with Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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About Premier Innovations Group

Premier Innovations Group is a multi-faceted alcoholic beverage importing Umbrella Corporation that develops internal private label brands while penetrating markets with in- house fusion of viral event-driven entertainment, art and design.  Premier has a global network conducive to beverage product distribution, development and logistics with full importing and exporting services.  Premier also provides these services to other companies that have or wish to develop brands that don’t compete with Premiers existing or future brands.

New State Expansions

Fall has arrived and so has the first growth stage in the pursuit of corporate excellence for our company. There are many great triumphs to recognize and our organization prides itself on the passionate performance of our team. Expansion of our foothold is the current key to sustainability and remains our biggest focus. Shifts in the liquor industry and new developments with debt financing through strategic legal structure alliances and funding partners out of Colorado have led us to developing new programs that rush the time line for new markets.

We have had many offers from out of state distributors and broker relationships are being molded. Pennsylvania store locations carrying Clique Vodka rise to over 300 state-wide. Growth of Don Pantaleon is building, proving to be a crowd pleaser with amazing taste boasting incredible value. Sales increase as state expansions continue. West Virginia opens its doors to our fine products. Tennessee sales are growing dramatically and we are proud of our wonderful relationships with our new wholesaler. Ohio will be ready soon. New York and Florida relationships are coming together. Our travels to the West coast open the doors to Nevada and California, which will be our next targets.

As our team prepares for the unveiling of our new national marketing campaign, we feel that our stockholders can feel strong and proud to be involved in such a creative organization with great cultural structure and foundation

As the CEO of our company, I am honored to have the opportunity to work with a fine team with such solid brands that we stand behind. We want to thank everyone for their ongoing support in our rise and expansion. We encourage you to reach out to us and engage yourself in our movement in any way. We welcome your interaction as a corporately and socially responsible company. As I always do, I’d like to end by reminding everyone that drinking can be dangerous when done irresponsibly. This business can be fun and enjoyable with maturity and understanding. Enjoy the changes of fall and remember to Clique intelligently and drink Don dubiously.

Yours In Success,
Noah Cohen (
CEO)