2015 Marcum
MicroCap Conference

GRAND HYATT NEW YORK
May 27-28, 2015


Registration is Now Open

Richard Fuld, Jr. to Deliver Keynote Address at 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference

Richard S. Fuld, Jr., Chairman of Matrix Advisors and former Chairman of Lehman Brothers, will deliver the keynote address at the 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference, taking place May 27-28 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Full Article >>

Welcome to the 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference

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The Marcum MicroCap Conference is dedicated to providing a forum where publicly traded companies under $500 million in market capitalization can network with the investment community. The conference features presentations by CEOs and CFOs from six principal industry sectors, expert panels moderated by industry leaders, and the opportunity to meet with management of these companies on a One-on-One basis.

Marcum is again proud to partner with KCSA Strategic Communications and Launchpad Investor Relations to present our annual MicroCap Conference.

This year, in order to accommodate investor interest and provide a showcase for early stage growth companies, the conference is being expanded to include an additional half-day dedicated exclusively to nanocap and pre-IPO enterprises. Presentations from these companies will take place on Day One, followed by presentations from more mature publicly traded microcap companies on Day Two.

The conference will feature the following presentation tracks:

  • Technology, Media & Internet
  • Software & Business Services
  • Life Science & Healthcare
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Industrials
  • Other

 

In addition, the conference will also include a full agenda of expert panel discussions on issues of strategic importance to small cap issuers and investors.

This event attracts fund managers and high net worth investors who focus on small cap equities. Over 2,000 participants from all segments of the microcap market are expected to participate. Attendees will include senior management, finance and legal executives, venture and lower middle-market private equity investors, institutional investors, directors, investment bankers, buy- and sell-side analysts, and service providers to the microcap marketplace.

 

Day One – HALF DAY: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - PRESENTING COMPANY SLOTS SOLD OUT

The 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference opens with a half-day showcase of early stage growth companies, highly vetted nanocap opportunities and pre-IPO enterprises. The program will include 1 on 1 meetings with presenting company management, expert panel discussions and a cocktail reception.
 
11:30 am - 5:00 pm   Conference Registration
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm   Company Presentations & One-on-One Meetings
    Panel Discussions*
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm   Uplisting to an Exchange
What Every Company Needs to Know Before, During and After Listing
Moderator:
Ali Panjwani, Pryor Cashman LLP
Speakers:
Dave Donohoe, Roth Capital Partners
Doug Armstrong, Dawson James Securities, Inc.
Gregg Jaclin, Szaferman, Lakind, Blumstein & Blader, P.C.
Andrew Hall, NASDAQ
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm   Best Practices in Corporate Governance, Legal and Accounting Matters
Key Issues and Hot Topics that Matter to Investors and Regulators

Moderator:
Thomas Hanley, Stradley Ronon
Speakers:
David Horin, Chord Advisors
Steve Schuster, McLaughlin & Stern LLP
Lou Taubman, Hunter Taubman Weiss, LLP
Caryn Schechtman, DLA Piper
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm   Capital Raising in the Current Environment
Funding Options and Structures Geared Towards Microcap Companies
Moderator:
Mitchell Nussbaum (Loeb & Loeb LLP)
Speakers:
Oded Har-Even, Sullivan & Worcester LLP
Mark Elenowitz, Tripoint Global Equities, LLC
Justin Keener, JMJ Financial Group
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm   Cocktail Reception
     
    * Times are subject to change.

Day Two – FULL DAY: Thursday, May 28, 2015

The conference’s second day will feature a full agenda of presentations from over 120 publicly-traded microcap companies, expert panel discussions, 1 on 1 meetings, and a luncheon keynote speaker (Richard S. Fuld, Jr). The day concludes with a gala cocktail reception and musical entertainment.
 
7:30 am - 5:00 pm   Conference Registration and Exhibits
8:30 am - 9:00 am   Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:-00 am - 9:00 am   Breakfast
    Company Presentations & 1 on 1 Meetings / Panel Discussions*
9:00 am - 10:00 am   Blazing New Trails:  Investing in the Marijuana Industry
A Whole New Sector of Public Companies Available for Investors to Consider:  Opportunities within the Sector and the Major Financial Hurdles and Legal Challenges These Companies Face.
10:00 am - 11:00 am   Discovering Breakthrough Opportunities in Life Sciences
How to Evaluate Early Stage and Pre-Revenue Life Science Companies
11:00 am - 12:00 pm   After Alibaba: The State of the Market for US Listed, China Based Public Companies
Industry Leaders will analyze lessons learned, discuss risks, how to evaluate potential opportunities and give their insight as to whether there is possible resurgence in this volatile sector
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm   Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm  

 

Keynote Speaker
Richard S. Fuld, Jr., Chairman of Matrix Advisors and former Chairman of Lehman Brothers
How Emerging Growth Companies Can Succeed in Today’s Capital Markets: Perspectives from My Journey

Key Points:

  • The strategy employed by Lehman Brothers to become one of the world’s leading investment banks
  • Aspects of the financial crisis
  • The current capital market environment
  • The keys to success for today’s growth companies choosing to access the capital markets

    Company Presentations & 1 on 1 Meetings / Panel Discussions*
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm   Cybersecurity Risks:  A Threat to Publicly Traded Companies and  the Capital Markets
Where Threats Lurk and the Role of the Board and Management in Safeguarding the Company
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm   Corporate Governance in the Microcap Sector
Microcap companies can be Challenged to Keep up with the Burden of Regulatory Requirements: Critical Issues That Effect Valuation, Maintaining Listing Standards, Safeguarding Assets  and Utilizing Corporate Resources to Effectively Execute the Business Plan.  
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm   How Liquidity Impacts the Value of a Microcap Stock
How to Identify Companies that are Effectively Building an Active and Diverse Shareholder Base and the Techniques Used to Achieve these Results
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm   Closing Cocktail Reception Featuring Steven Maglio and the Great American Songbook
     
    * Times are subject to change.

Featured News

April 16, 2015
Bo Dietl to Speak at Marcum Microcap Conference

Richard “Bo” Dietl, Chairman and CEO of Beau Dietl & Associates and a nationally renowned investigations and security specialist, will headline one of nine expert panels at the 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference, being held May 27-28 in New York City. The annual conference is presented by Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm.

April 1, 2015
Richard Fuld, Jr. to Deliver Keynote Address at 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference

Richard S. Fuld, Jr., Chairman of Matrix Advisors and former Chairman of Lehman Brothers, will deliver the keynote address at the 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference, taking place May 27-28 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. 

March 27, 2015
theIRapp Mobile App Offered for 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference

A free mobile app for the 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference, taking place May 27-28 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City, is available to conference attendees to help facilitate all aspects of participation and scheduling. theIRapp, developed by APPrise Mobile (http://www.apprise-mobile.com), is compatible with iPhones, iPads and Android mobile devices.

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