Aviana Corp. Announces Effectiveness of Forward Stock Split

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aviana Corp. (the "Company") (OTC BB:AVIA), announced today that it received approval from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") clearing a 6.5 for 1 forward stock split of the Company's issued and outstanding common stock. The Company's Board of Directors previously approved the forward split. The forward split became effective in the market on October 15, 2013.

As a result of the forward split, there are approximately 34,000,000 shares issued and outstanding. All records of the Company's transfer agent, Island Stock Transfer, will be updated to reflect the change. The record date for the forward split was October 7, 2013.

"This split is expected to increase market liquidity and broaden our investor base," said Brian McLoone, Chief Executive Officer of Aviana Corp.

About Aviana Corp.

Aviana Corp. is a publicly held Nevada corporation. On August 27, 2013, the Company entered into letters of intent with The Safety Group, Ltd., ("TSG"), and EmployUS Ltd. ("EmployUS"), two privately held companies.

Pursuant to the letters of intent, the Company will commence the negotiation and preparation of definitive share exchange agreements with TSG and EmployUS whereby each company will exchange all of its shares of common stock for shares of the Company's common stock, which upon the completion of such agreements will constitute approximately 100% of each company's issued and outstanding common stock. Upon completion of such agreements, each company will become a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. Upon completion of the aforementioned transactions, the Company will cease its current operations and engage in the acquired companies' businesses described below.

The Safety Group, Ltd.

TSG was formed in July 2013 by a group of seasoned industry professionals that saw a void in the marketplace. TSG was started to serve the areas of construction safety, fire safety, oil drilling safety and emergency preparedness across United States and will include training in all these areas. The Company expects the main source of revenue to be generated by providing site safety services to major construction projects by staffing licensed site safety managers and construction fire safety managers on construction sites, conducting safety audits and inspections and developing and filing site safety plans, health and safety plans and other construction-related plans.

EmployUS, Ltd.

EmployUS is a full service turnkey staffing company initially established to respond to the relief and recovery of the major oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. EmployUS has since expanded to work on most major construction, chemical, and maritime projects in the Southeast United States.

EmployUS' services include:

• Payroll related taxes
• Workers' compensation coverage
• General liability insurance
• Professional risk management team
• 24/7 availability of office staff
• Safety equipment & training programs
• Drug & alcohol screenings
• Background checks/MVR reports
• Temporary to permanent workers.

As of the date of this release, the proposed transactions have not been completed. Although the Company anticipates that the transactions will be completed, there is no guarantee that the Company will be successful in completing the transactions.

CONTACT: Jules Abraham Principal JQA Partners, LLC (917) 885-7378 jabraham@jqapartners.comSource:The Staffing Group, Ltd.