Announces Stock Symbol Change to "GRMM"

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwired - Sep 20, 2017) - Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. (OTCQB: GRMM) ("Grom" or the "Company"), a holding company which operates primarily through four wholly-owned subsidiaries including Grom Social, a leading social networking community for kids between the ages of five and 16, today announced it has retained Gregory FCA, an award-winning, integrated investor relations/public relations agency, as Agency of Record for its investor relations initiatives. Additionally, Grom now trades under its new ticker symbol "GRMM" (OTCQB: GRMM). The Company's previous ticker symbol was "ILLU".

"Gregory FCA has a proven track record of developing dynamic investor relations campaigns for publicly traded companies listed on various national stock exchanges, and has experience in both retail and institutional investment sectors," said Darren Marks, Grom's Chairman and CEO. "Together, we'll embark on an aggressive campaign to become a listed company and to raise the awareness of Grom Social with analysts and investors. Our intention is to build an investor audience that is supportive of our management team and the plans we have to continue our successful growth." 

"Grom Social's devotion to social responsibility, good digital citizenship and positive social interaction is admirable. It also adds value and sets Grom Social apart," said Joe Hassett, Senior Vice President of Gregory FCA. "We look forward to working with entire Grom team as well as with Grom's founder, 17 year old Zach Marks to promote Grom Social, inform investors about an exciting opportunity, and help build its highly interactive network."

"Grom's new ticker symbol better aligns us with our corporate name and reinforces our brand image," said Melvin Leiner, Executive Vice President. "We have built strong name recognition with Grom and believe that this change will help support our overall communications efforts to all of Grom's stakeholders."

About Grom Social Enterprises, Inc.

Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. owns and operates Grom Social, a safe social media platform for kids between the ages of five and 16. Since our beginnings in 2012, Grom Social has attracted kids and parents with the promise of a safe and secure environment where their kids can be entertained and can interact with their peers while learning good digital citizenship.

The Company also owns and operates Top Draw Animation, Inc., an award-winning Manila, Philippines based animation company which produces 2D animated content for Grom Social. TDA is recognized by producers and broadcasters as a provider of quality television animation and currently provides services to many high-profile properties, including Tom and Jerry, My Little Pony and Disney Animation's Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero.

In addition, the Company's Grom Educational Services subsidiary provides web filtering services up to an additional two million children across 3,700 schools and libraries, and its Grom Nutritional Services subsidiary is in the process of producing healthy nutritional supplements for children.

For more information please visit Grom's website at

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Contact Information

At Grom Social Enterprises, Inc.:
Investor and Media Contacts:
Melvin Leiner, Executive Vice-President
Ralph Sabella, Vice President Operations
Phone: 1-844-704-4766

At Gregory FCA:
Joe Hassett, Senior Vice President
Phone: 1-610-228-2110