updated 3/14/2011 6:31:51 PM ET 2011-03-14T22:31:51

SEATTLE, March 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mantra Venture Group Ltd. ('Mantra') (OTCBB:MVTG) (FRANKFURT:5MV) is pleased to announce that the Company has been selected as one of only eight Vancouver-based companies to present at the Northern Cleantech Showcase on April 14, 2011, in Palo Alto, California. The Northern Cleantech conference is being sponsored by Kachan Consulting, Deloitte, Gowlings and the Greentech Exchange of Vancouver.

Participation and selection to attend the event was based on very specific criteria set out by the sponsor group, comprised largely of the following:

  • Innovation
  • Market opportunity
  • Ability to execute

Mantra will be provided with the opportunity to "pitch" some of the most influential and powerful angel investors in Silicon Valley with an interest in cleantech ventures that meet the above criteria.

Mantra President Larry Kristof had this to say about being selected: "We are absolutely thrilled that Mantra will have this opportunity to showcase our unique CO2 utilization technology. We would like to thank the sponsors of the Northern Cleantech Showcase for creating this event to drive awareness on all the new exciting technologies stemming from the Vancouver Lower Mainland area."

Further details of the event can be found here: http://www.kachan.com/northern-cleantech-showcase/

About Mantra Venture Group

Mantra, through its group of sustainable energy, carbon reduction and consumer product subsidiaries, is active in the green technology marketplace with an innovative, multi-faceted approach focused on profitability through sustainability. By aggressively seeking out new technologies and innovating solutions for a cleaner earth for everyone, Mantra intends to provide a highly profitable and environmentally responsible investment for its shareholders

Mantra is a public company quoted on the OTCBB under the symbol MVTG and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol 5MV.

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Forward-Looking Statements: Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements and are subject to risks and uncertainties. See Mantra Venture Group's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission which identify specific factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: Corporate Communications
         Kol Henrikson
         1-604-535-4145
         khenrikson@mantraenergy.com
         http://www.mantraenergy.com

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