Colombia Crest Gold Corp. (TSX-V: CLB; Pink Sheets: ECRTF; Frankfurt: EAT) will be exhibiting at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference this Sunday and Monday. Please drop by the booth to discuss the recent progress and upcoming drill program on our gold projects in South America.

Hans Rasmussen, President and CEO, will be speaking at 12pm on Sunday, January 22, Workshop #1.

Date: January 22 & 23, 2012 Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West, 1055 Canada Place

Booth Number: 1706 Cost to attend: FREE admission if you pre-register online or $20 at the door. To register, visit: http://www.cambridgehouse2.com/paid_registration/index.php

About Colombia Crest Gold Corp.

Colombia Crest Gold Corp. is focused on systematically exploring, developing and monetizing promising new gold projects in Colombia as well as realizing the potential of its 100 percent-owned San Simón project in Bolivia. The Company employs a team of seasoned geologists, each with 20+ years of experience exploring and discovering porphyry gold deposits around the world, including Argentina, Mexico, Alaska, Indonesia, and Eastern Europe.

Along with a strong working capital position, the Company will accelerate the exploration programs at the Fredonia and Venecia projects where it has optioned over 34,000 hectares (81,600+ acres) located in the Cauca River Valley. Situated approximately 40 km south of the city of Medellín, in Antioquia Department, the projects are positioned within the Middle Cauca Belt, which is the most prolific gold belt in Colombia with more than 500 years of gold-mining history and several recent multi-million ounce gold discoveries.

For more information, please contact:

Dan Fish Manager, Corporate Communications Email: dan@colombiacrestgold.com Tel: 541.613.4710 Toll Free: 888.228.4305