NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICR, a leading strategic communications firm, today announced that it will host its annual ICR XChange Restaurant Panel as a pre-event teleconference and webcast on Friday, January 10th at 11:00 AM ET.
The Restaurant Panel will serve as a forum to discuss current trends affecting all segments of this dynamic industry and will feature sell-side equity research analysts from among the sponsoring banking firms of the ICR XChange.
The Restaurant Panel will be moderated by Raphael Gross, Managing Director, ICR, and participants will include:
- Andy Barish, Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst, Jefferies
- Bryan Elliott, Managing Director of Equity Research, Raymond James
- Will Slabaugh, Vice President and Research Analyst, Stephens Inc
- Peter Saleh, Director and Senior Restaurant Analyst, Telsey Advisory Group
- Nick Setyan, Vice President, Equity Research, Wedbush Securities
The teleconference can be accessed live by dialing 1-877-407-3982 or for international callers by dialing 1-201-493-6780. A replay will be available after the event and can be accessed by dialing 1-877-870-5176 or for international callers by dialing 1-858-384-5517; passcode 13574485. The webcast conference can be accessed from the ICR XChange website at www.icrxchange.com. A replay of the webcast will be available through the conference website shortly after the teleconference has concluded.
“Hosting the Restaurant Panel has become an anticipated tradition, and this year will serve as a great lead-in to the ICR XChange, where we will be hearing from some of the most dynamic restaurant and related companies in the industry today,” said Tom Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, ICR. “We encourage XChange attendees to dial in for this informative session where some of the foremost analysts in the industry will weigh in on the key issues and opportunities making waves in the sector in the new year.”
ICR will be hosting approximately 50 publicly-traded and privately-held restaurant and related food and beverage companies who will be presenting and attending the 16th Annual ICR XChange over the three day period (January 13-15, 2014), as well as approximately 20 sell-side equity research analysts who cover these industries.
Established in 1998, ICR partners with companies to develop and execute strategic communications programs that achieve business goals, build credibility, and enhance the long-term value of the enterprise. The firm’s highly differentiated service model, which pairs capital markets veterans with senior communications professionals, brings deep sector knowledge and relationships to clients in more than 20 industries. Today, ICR is one of the largest and most experienced independent advisory firms in North America maintaining offices in Boston, Connecticut, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Beijing.
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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.
For more information please visit www.icrxchange.com.