Highpower International to Sponsor and Present at the 32nd International Battery Seminar & Exhibit in Florida

32nd International Battery Seminar & Exhibit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida during March 9-12, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO and SHENZHEN, China, March 9, 2015 -- Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), ("Highpower," or the "Company") a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of lithium and nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) rechargeable batteries, and a battery management systems and battery recycling provider, today announced that it will sponsor and present at the 32nd International Battery Seminar & Exhibit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida during March 9-12, 2015.

Highpower International's Chief Scientist of Lithium Batteries, Mr. Peter Cheng, will deliver a technical presentation on March 10, 2015. Mr. Cheng has over 10 years of extensive experience in lithium battery technologies ranging from materials research to battery application developments. Before joining Highpower, Mr. Cheng was Research Director at Lishen, one of the largest lithium battery companies in the world, where he directed projects with world-renowned companies including Apple, Motorola, Samsung and Nokia.

Mr. Wenliang Li, CTO of Highpower International commented, "The International Battery Seminar and Exhibit is an important industry event that provides a platform for key industry players to collaborate and exchange insights on the future development of battery technologies. It is our great honor and privilege to sponsor the exhibit. We look forward to Peter's presentation and will continue to participate in events in the field to share our knowledge and outlook on the battery industry."

About the International Battery Seminar & Exhibit
In its 32nd year, the International Battery Seminar & Exhibit is the leading industry event, providing key industry speakers a forum to discuss the state of the art of worldwide energy storage technology developments. Topics of the Exhibit will focus on batteries for portable, automotive and stationary power applications. This meeting provides not only broad perspectives, but also informed insights into significant advances in materials, product development and application for all battery systems and enabling technologies. In addition, this meeting is known for offering broad networking and exhibiting opportunities to the international battery community. As the longest running annual battery industry event in the world, the exhibit has always been the preferred platform to announce significant new developments and showcase the most advanced battery technology.

About Highpower International, Inc.
Highpower International was founded in 2001 and produces high-quality Nickel-Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) and lithium-based rechargeable batteries used in a wide range of applications such as electric buses, bikes, energy storage systems, power tools, medical equipment, digital and electronic devices, personal care products, and lighting. Highpower's target customers are Fortune 500 companies, and top 10 companies in each vertical segment. With advanced manufacturing facilities located in Shenzhen, Huizhou, and Ganzhou of China, Highpower is committed to clean technology, not only in the products it makes, but also in the processes of production. The majority of Highpower International's products are distributed to worldwide markets mainly in the United States, Europe, China and Southeast Asia.

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