Conference Scheduled for February 20-22, 2006; So Cal Venue to Highlight 240 Companies, Sessions on China, PIPEs, Executive Compensation Roth Capital Partners 18th Annual Growth Stock Conference NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2006 Roth Capital Partners will hold its 18th Annual Orange County Stock Conference on February 20-22, 2006 at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa in Dana Point, California. Recognized as one of the nation's largest institutional investor conferences for small and micro cap companies, the conference will feature presentations from 240 companies with an average market of approximately $350 million. Presenting companies will be representative of the technology, consumer, healthcare, and financial services sectors. "As in years past, this conference represents our continued effort to highlight companies with attractive growth prospects that may offer investors compelling investment opportunities," said Rusty Hoss, Director of Research. "The presenting companies have been selected by our Research team, many of whom have earned accolades by the various analyst rating agencies." In addition to company presentations, Roth will offer educational panels on topics such as investment opportunities in China, PIPE financings, and executive compensation. The China panel will be chaired by Donald Straszheim, one of the world's foremost economists and a specialist in China. He is a former Vice Chairman of the Milken Institute and served as Chief Economist for Merrill Lynch and Co. from 1985 to 1997. Supporting sponsors of the 2006 February Stock Conference include Brown Raysman, Millstein, Felden & Steiner; Bryan Cave; Business Wire; Cingular; Lowenstein Sandler; Regard; Thomson; Wall Street Webcasting; Capital IQ, Inc.; Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth; Catalyst Financial Resources; Dorsey & Whitney, LLP; Elite Financial Communications Group; Loeb & Loeb, LLP; Marsh; Moss Adams; Piacente Group, Inc.; Richardson Patel; Rutan & Tucker; Sichenzia, Ross, Friedman, Ference, LLP; Singer Lewak, Greenbaum & Goldstein, LLP; Snell & Wilmer; Stonefield Josephson; Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP; and Vintage Filings, LLC. For registration information for this invitation-only conference, contact your Roth Capital Partners representative, or the conference desk at 800-678-9147. For more information on the conference and updated list of company presenters, visit the Roth conference website at: http://www.rothcp.com/index06%20DP.html. Media inquiries and press credentials only: contact Nevena Orbach of The Orbach Company, Inc. at 818-904-0500. About Roth Capital Partners, LLC: With headquarters in Newport Beach, California and offices in strategic locations in the Western United States, Roth Capital Partners, LLC is a full service investment bank serving corporate and institutional clients throughout the world. Roth offers a wide array of investment banking services including: initial public offerings, follow-ons, PIPEs, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, investment research, and institutional sales and trading. The firm is perhaps best known for finding, funding and fostering the growth of emerging companies. Over the last ten years, Roth raised over $7 billion for small and micro cap public companies and completed over 110 merger, acquisition and advisory assignments. It is a member of the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Visit the Roth Capital Partners website at www.rothcp.com. List of Presenting Companies as of January 13, 2006 (subject to change): COMPANY TICKER A4S Security Inc. SWAT Aames Investment Corp. AIC Access Integrated Technologies Inc. AIX Accredited Home Lenders Holding Co. LEND Ace Cash Express, Inc. AACE ActivCard Corporation ACTI Actuate Corp. ACTU Adeza Biomedical Corp. ADZA Administaff, Inc. ASF AdStar Inc. ADST Aeroflex Inc. ARXX Airspan Networks Inc. AIRN Alliance Gaming Corp. AGI Allion Healthcare, Inc. ALLI Alpha Pro Tech Ltd. APT American Dairy, Inc. ADY American Science & Engineering Inc. ASEI Amerigon Inc. ARGN Anadigics, Inc. ANAD Analex Corporation NLX Antares Pharma Inc. AIS Applied Digital Solutions Inc. ADSX Applix Inc. APLX Aptimus, Inc. APTM aQuantive Inc. AQNT Ariba Inc. ARBA ArQule Inc. ARQL Array BioPharma Inc. ARRY Art Technology Group Inc. ARTG ARTISTdirect Inc. ARTD AspenBio Inc. APNB Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. AUXL AVANT Immunotherapeutics Inc. AVAN Avid Technology Inc. AVID AXT, Inc. AXTI BabyUniverse, Inc. BUN Bankrate Inc. RATE Barrett Business Services Inc. BBSI Barrier Therapeutics BTRX Benihana, Inc. BNHN Bentley Pharmaceuticals, Inc. BNT BioSphere Medical, Inc. BSMD Blue Coat Systems, Inc. BCSI Bodisen Biotech, Inc. BBC Business Objects SA BOBJ Cambridge Display Technology Inc. OLED Cardiodynamics International, Inc. CDIC Cash America International, Inc. CSH Celebrate Express Inc. BDAY Celsion Corporation CLN Century Casinos, Inc. CNTY Children's Place Retail Stores Inc. PLCE China Bak Battery, Inc. CBBT Cholestech Corp. CTEC Chordiant Software Inc. CHRD Cirrus Logic Inc. CRUS CKE Restaurants, Inc. CKR Claire's Stores Inc. CLE Clarient Inc. CLRT Cognos Inc. COGN CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals Inc. CGPI Collectors Universe Inc. CLCT Commercial Capital Bancorp, Inc. CCBI Comtech Group Inc. COGO Conexant Systems Inc. CNXT Connetics Corporation CNCT Consumer Portfolio Services Inc. CPSS Cortex Pharmaceuticals Inc. COR CryoCor, Inc. CRYO Cutera Inc. CUTR Delta Financial Corporation DFC Denny's Corp. DENN DG Systems, Inc. DGIT Diamond Foods Inc. DMND Diomed Holdings Inc. DIO Ditech Communications Corp. DITC Dollar Financial Corp. DLLR Dot Hill Systems Corporation HILL Dress Barn Inc. DBRN DrugMax Inc DMAX Drugstore.com Inc. DSCM Echelon Corporation ELON Edwards Lifesciences Corp. EW eMagin Corporation EMA Empire Resorts Inc. NYNY Emrise Corporation ERI Entrust, Inc. ENTU Euroseas, Ltd. ESEA EZCORP Inc. EZPW First Cash Financial Services Inc. FCFS FLOW International Corporation FLOW FOCUS Enhancements Inc. FCSE Fonar Corporation FONR Frequency Electronics, Inc. FEI Full House Resorts Inc. FLL General Steel Holdings, Inc. GSHO Genius Products Inc. GNPI GeoPharma Inc. GORX Gevity HR Inc. GVHR Halo Technology Holdings, Inc. WARP Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. HTI Harris Interactive Inc. HPOL HemoSense, Inc. HEM Hollywood Media Corp. HOLL House of Taylor Jewelry, Inc. HJWL Housevalues Inc. SOLD Hypercom Corporation HYC Hythiam Inc. HYTM ICOP Digital, Inc. ICOP I-Flow Corp. IFLO II-VI Inc. IIVI Imax Corporation IMAX Infocrossing Inc. IFOX Informatica Corporation INFA Inphonic, Inc. INPC InPlay Technologies Inc. NPLA Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. IART Integral Vision Inc. INVI Interchange Corporation INCX Interland / Web.com INLD International Displayworks Inc. IDWK Ionatron Inc. IOTN Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. ISLE Jos. A Bank Clothiers Inc. JOSB K2 Inc. KTO Keithley Instruments Inc. KEI Kintera, Inc. KNTA Knot Inc. KNOT Kuhlman Company, Inc. KHLM KV Pharmaceutical Co. KVA Lakes Entertainment, Inc. LACO Landec Corporation LNDC Lannett Company, Inc. LCI LanOptics, Ltd. LNOP LifeCell Corp. LIFC Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. LGND LivePerson Inc. LPSN Matrixx Initiatives Inc. MTXX Medical Action Industries Inc. MDCI MedicalCV Inc. MDCV Merit Medical Systems Inc. MMSI Metretek Technologies Inc. MEK MGP Ingredients, Inc. MGPI Microtek Medical Holdings Inc. MTMD Microtune Inc. TUNE Misonix, Inc. MSON Mobility Electronics Inc. MOBE Monterey Gourmet Foods Inc. PSTA MRU Holdings, Inc. MHOI MRV Communications Inc. MRVC MSO Holdings, Inc. MSODE Natus Medical Inc. BABY Neogen Corporation NEOG NetScout Systems Inc. NTCT Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. UWN New Frontier Media Inc. NOOF Newtek Business Services Inc. NKBS NTN Communications Inc. NTN Onyx Software Corp. ONXS Optical Communication Products Inc. OCPI Orange 21, Inc. ORNG Orgin Agritech Limited SEED Orthovita Inc. VITA Oscient Pharmaceuticals Corp. OSCI OSI Systems Inc. OSIS Overhill Farms Inc. OFI PAR Technology Corporation PTC PDG Environmental Inc. PDGE Peets Coffee & Tea, Inc. PEET Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co. PPCO Perficient Inc. PRFT PlanetOut, Inc. LGBT PokerTek, Inc. PTEK Poore Brothers, Inc. SNAK Premiere Global Services Inc. PGI PRIMEDIA Inc. PRM Pro-Dex, Inc. PDEX Progressive Gaming International Corp. PGIC Proliance International, Inc. PLI Prospect Medical Holdings Inc. PZZ QC Holdings Inc. QCCO Radyne Corp. RADN Rainmaker Systems, Inc. RMKRD Rentrak Corporation RENT Rubio's Restaurants Inc. RUBO Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. SLXP Sands Regent SNDS Santarus, Inc. SNTS Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc. SVNTE SCOLR Pharma Inc. DDD Secure Computing SCUR Shuffle Master Inc. SHFL Sigma Designs Inc. SIGM SM&A WINS Somaxon Pharmaceuticals Inc. SOMX Sonic Solutions SNIC Specialized Health Products International SHPI Sportsman's Guide Inc. SGDE SPSS, Inc. SPSS Stamps.com, Inc. STMP Stein Mart Inc. SMRT Sun Healthcare Group Inc. SUNH Sunair Electronics Inc. SNR Sunrise Telecom, Inc. SRTI Supertex Inc. SUPX Symmetricom Inc. SYMM SYS Technologies SYS TAG Entertainment Corporation TAGE TALEO Corporation TLEO Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. TARO TechTeam Global Inc. TEAM Tercica Inc. TRCA The Middleby Corp. MIDD TheStreet.com Inc. TSCM Think Partnership Inc. THK Thomas Nelson Inc. TNM Trident Microsystems Inc. TRID Trinity Biotech plc Company TRIB Tumbleweed Communications TMWD TVIA, Inc. TVIA UCN Inc. UCNN Ultimate Software Group Inc. ULTI United PanAm Financial Corp. UPFC Universal Display Corp. PANL VaxGen, Inc. VXGN Vendingdata Corp. VNX Ventiv Health Inc. VTIV Viewpoint Corporation VWPT Viisage Technology, Inc. VISGD WebSideStory, Inc. WSSI Western Alliance Bancorporation WAL Wireless Facilities Inc. WFII WMS Industries Inc. WMS World Heart Corp. WHRT YouBet.com, Inc UBET ZEVEX International Inc. ZVXI ZI Corp. ZICA CONTACT: Roth Capital Partners Rusty Hoss, 949-720-5700 firstname.lastname@example.org or Media Inquiries: The Orbach Co., Inc. Nevena Orbach, 818-904-0500 email@example.com -0- Jan/17/2006 18:19 GMT
Roth Capital Partners 18th Annual Orange County Stock
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