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.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ROTH Capital Partners (ROTH), www.roth.com,
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), http://www.challengedathletes.org.
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

Sponsors

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:

Premier
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.
DLA Piper LLP
Glastonbury
Karl
Strauss Brewing Company
Kona Grill
Marcum LLP
REEDs/Global
IR Group
Salt Life/Delta Apparel
Thomson Reuters
Vintage

Gold Level
AlphaSense
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
Bloomberg
BNY
Mellon Depository Receipts
Chord Advisors
Cynet
Dorsey &
Whitney LLP
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Duane Morris, LLP
eSentire
Inc.
Fox Rothschild LLP
GBH CPAs
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
NetworkNewsWire
NYSE
MKT
Robinson Brog
SeeThruEquity
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
UHY LLP
Virtua
ZAG-S&W
(Sullivan & Worcester LLP)

Participant Level
Azunia Tequila
Bike Religion
Business
Wire
Cannondale
Challenged Athletes Foundation
Clean Tech
OC/Sustain OC
CMA
Coronado Brewing Co.
Corporate Stock
Transfer
Crank and Grind
Discount EDGAR & XBRL
Gibson,
Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Graced by Grit
Grit Cycle
JUJA
Active
MeetMax
MRC 360
Naked Brand Group
OCTANe
Performance
Health Systems (Power Plate)
PM2Net
Quigley Fine Wines
Shop-Eat-Surf
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: www.roth.com.

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 www.roth.com.

Contacts

Investor and Media Contact:
ROTH Capital Partners
Isabel
Mattson-Pain
Director of Marketing & Corporate Access
949-720-7117
Imattson-pain@roth.com