Champion Industries’ Common Stock Being Moved to OTC Trading

HUNTINGTON, WV—July 10, 2012—Champion Industries announced its common stock is expected to begin trading on the OTCQB Marketplace under the symbol “CHMP” beginning Monday, July 16, 2012. The OTCQB is a market tier for over-the-counter-traded companies that are registered and reporting with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Champion’s common stock will cease trading on the NASDAQ Capital Market at the opening of business July 16, 2012.

The transition to the OTCQB Marketplace does not change the company’s obligation to file periodic and other reports with the SEC under applicable federal securities law. Operated by the OTC Markets Group, the OTCQB is a market tier for OTC traded companies. Investors will be able to view Real Time Level II stock quotes for Champion Industries. at

About Champion
Champion Industries is a commercial printer, business forms manufacturer and office products and office furniture supplier in regional markets east of the Mississippi. Champion also publishes The Herald-Dispatch daily newspaper in Huntington, WV with a total daily and Sunday circulation of approximately 24,000 and 30,000, respectively.

Source: Champion