Roth Capital Partners 18th Annual Orange County Stock

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: 
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 

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 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 /                      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, 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 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, Inc                          UBET
ZEVEX International Inc.                 ZVXI
ZI Corp.                                 ZICA

Roth Capital Partners
Rusty Hoss, 949-720-5700
Media Inquiries:
The Orbach Co., Inc.
Nevena Orbach, 818-904-0500
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