ROTH Capital Partners 29th Annual Growth Stock Conference to Be Held March 12-15, 2017

Premier Small-Cap Growth Conference to Host More Than 550 Public and Private Companies

Featured Sectors Include Business Services, Consumer, Cleantech, Energy & Industrials, Healthcare, Oil & Gas, Mining and Technology & Media

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--()--ROTH Capital Partners (ROTH),, a relationship-driven investment bank focused on serving emerging growth companies and their investors, will host its 29th Annual Growth Stock Conference March 12-15, 2017, at The Ritz Carlton, located at 1 Ritz Carlton Drive, Dana Point, Calif.

One of the largest of its kind, ROTH’s flagship three-day investment conference brings together executives from more than 550 public and private companies and approximately 1,000 investors. The event provides attendees with investment ideas across a variety of sectors, including Business Services, Consumer, Cleantech and Industrial Growth, Energy, Healthcare, Oil and Gas, Mining, and Technology & Media. Company presentations, Q&A sessions, panels and management one-on-one meetings offer investor clients opportunities for extensive interaction with executive management to gain in-depth insights into each business and sector.

"This is our flagship conference, and we look forward to this event each year," said Byron Roth, CEO of ROTH. “We believe that our conferences provide participants with a unique opportunity to gain insight into emerging growth companies across a variety of sectors, while also socializing and enjoying themselves in a beautiful setting. For over 28 years, ROTH has served as a trusted partner and advisor to our clients, and we intend to continue on the forefront of identifying opportunities for their benefit. We are particularly excited about the Social Sunday events this year, featuring physical activities (bike, spin, golf, and tennis) to support The Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), These events will help raise money to fund grants for physically challenged athletes so they can participate in the sports that they love. Over the past five years, ROTH has raised over $730,000 to help support CAF.”

Following the Sunday activities, Michael Abbott, Executive Chairman of Columbia Care, LLC, and Rosemary Mazanet, M.D. PhD, member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Columbia Care, LLC will make a presentation on the potential benefits from the “Medical Uses for Marijuana,” which has been legalized in many states in the US. This presentation will include a discussion of the current uses and a preview of how the product may be utilized in the future. This will be followed by a keynote presentation featuring Dr. Arthur B. Laffer, Founder and Chairman of Laffer Associates – “The US Economy under the Trump Administration.

As in prior years, ROTH’s research and banking teams have assembled a number of panels during Monday and Tuesday designed to educate and promote sector-specific discussion, including:

• Oil & Gas | The Permian Basin     • 9th Annual Private Consumer Company Roundtable
• 2017 Small-Cap Outlook – Trump’s FDR Bull Market • Building Your Brand
• Energy Storage Roundtable • IPO Readiness
• Millennial Moms • Reacting to Criticism by Short Sellers
• Oil & Gas | Horizontal San Andres Play • Family Office Roundtable
• 5th Annual CEO Leadership Workshop

• Outdoor & Tactical Products

• Uplisting • Medical Marijuana Investment Ideas
• Solar Roundtable • Millennial Marketing


The conference provides a rich environment for business development opportunities and is a powerful and effective marketing platform targeting key decision makers. A list of conference sponsors at the time of this announcement includes:

Equisolve, LLC

Diamond Level
Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Master App Sponsor
Loeb & Loeb LLP

Platinum Level
MHM (Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.)
Craft Brew Alliance, Inc.
Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Kona Grill
Marcum LLP
REEDs/Global IR Group
Salt Life/Delta Apparel
Thomson Reuters

Gold Level
Dickinson-Wright LLC
Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP
Friedman LLP
IRTH Communications
K&L Gates LLP
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
OTC Markets Group
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Pryor Cashman LLP
S&P Global Market Intelligence

Silver Level
AHT Insurance
Baker Tilly
BNY Mellon Depository Receipts
Chord Advisors
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Duane Morris, LLP
eSentire Inc.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Goodwin Procter
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Hayden IR
Issuer Direct
KCSA Strategic Communications
Lambert, Edwards, & Associates
Liolios Investor Relations
LKP Global Law, LLP
M2 Compliance (SEC Compliance)
Mintz Levin
Moss Adams LLP
MZ Group
Robinson Brog
Sheppard Mullin
Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP
Stradling Attorneys at Law
Strook & Strook & Lavan LLP
The Blueshirt Group
The Piacante Group
The Trout Group
Troutman Sanders
ZAG-S&W (Sullivan & Worcester LLP)

Participant Level
Azunia Tequila
Bike Religion
Business Wire
Challenged Athletes Foundation
Clean Tech OC/Sustain OC
Coronado Brewing Co.
Corporate Stock Transfer
Crank and Grind
Discount EDGAR & XBRL
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Graced by Grit
Grit Cycle
JUJA Active
MRC 360
Naked Brand Group
Performance Health Systems (Power Plate)
Quigley Fine Wines
SNN Inc.
The Brew Project
The Joint
The Lost Bean
TMX-TSX Venture Exchange
Weinberg & Co. LA

Conference Website

For more information about this invitation-only conference – including agenda and web cast schedule – please visit:

About Roth Capital Partners, LLC:

ROTH Capital Partners, LLC (ROTH), is a relationship-driven investment bank focused on serving emerging growth companies and their investors. As a full-service investment bank, ROTH provides capital raising, M&A advisory, analytical research, trading, market-making services and corporate access. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, ROTH is privately-held and employee owned, and maintains offices throughout the U.S. For more information on ROTH, please visit


Investor and Media Contact:
ROTH Capital Partners
Isabel Mattson-Pain
Director of Marketing & Corporate Access

Release Summary

ROTH will host its 29th Annual Growth Stock Conference on March 12-15, 2017 in Dana Point, Calif. featuring over 550 Public and Private Growth Companies.


Investor and Media Contact:
ROTH Capital Partners
Isabel Mattson-Pain
Director of Marketing & Corporate Access