NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICR, one of the largest independent financial communications firms in North America, today announced it will host a Healthy Living® panel at the 15th Annual ICR XChange, taking place January 15-17, 2013 at The Fontainebleau in Miami Beach, FL. The panel will be held at 10:15 a.m. ET on Thursday, January 17.
“The market for natural and organic foods has accelerated significantly in recent years and appears set to continue growing at a steady pace for the foreseeable future,” said Tom Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, ICR. “To address the heightened interest in this space, we have gathered a panel of leading experts and healthy living business leaders to share their outlook for the sector and thoughts on some of the key issues driving growth, especially the childhood obesity epidemic.”
The Healthy Living® panel will be moderated by Scott Van Winkle, Managing Director, Canaccord Genuity. Panelists will include James White, CEO, Jamba, Inc. (NASDAQ: JMBA); Elizabeth M. Ward, MS, RD, a freelance writer and nutrition consultant for WebMd; Steve Bromley, CEO, SunOpta (NASDAQ: STKL); and Irwin Simon, CEO, Hain Celestial (NASDAQ: HAIN).
The 15th Annual ICR XChange is pleased to be sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Barclays; Canaccord Genuity; Citi; Cowen and Company; Credit Suisse; Goldman, Sachs & Co.; ITG; Janney Montgomery Scott LLC; Jefferies; J.P. Morgan; KeyBanc Capital Markets; Lazard; Nomura Securities International; Piper Jaffray & Co; Raymond James; Robert W. Baird & Co.; Stephens Inc.; Stifel Nicolaus Weisel; Wells Fargo Securities; and William Blair.
Healthy Living is a registered trademark of Canaccord Genuity.
ICR XChange Mobile App
Conference attendees are encouraged to download the ICR XChange mobile app for a range of helpful information including the schedule of presenting companies, conference agenda and maps of the conference area. To download:
- iPhone: Go to the App Store and search for “icr xchange”
- Android: Go to Google Play and search for “icr xchange”
- Blackberry, Windows Mobile and other devices: Access the web based application at http://app.core-apps.com/icr_xchange2013
Established in 1998, ICR is consistently ranked as one of the top independent financial communications firms in North America, and in 2011 was ranked as the 8th largest independent communications firm overall. ICR specializes in investor relations, corporate and crisis communications and digital media, and represents more than 350 public and private companies across more than twenty different sectors. The firm maintains offices in Norwalk, Conn., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and Beijing.
Learn more at www.icrinc.com.
About ICR XChange
The ICR XChange is a unique platform where public and private company management teams, institutional investors, sell-side research analysts, investment bankers, private equity professionals and select media connect with one another with the goal of understanding consumer trends and public company prospects as the year begins. The event is one of the largest investment conferences of the year, featuring presentations by more than 150 public and private companies, with attendance regularly exceeding 1,500.