May 8, 2014

Public Company Workshop Added to 3rd Annual Marcum MicroCap Conference

Public Company Workshop Added to 3rd Annual Marcum MicroCap Conference

New York City, NY – A dedicated workshop for the management teams of publicly traded and pre-IPO companies is being offered for the first time  the day before the upcoming  3rd Annual Marcum MicroCap Conference, taking place May 29 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Public Company Hot Topics and Current Issues will be conducted by world-class industry leaders covering the topics of greatest concern to the management of public companies or companies intending to go public.

The three-hour workshop on May 28 will cover three critical areas for new or soon-to-be public companies:

  • Raising Capital in the Current Environment (3:00 – 4:00 PM)
    • Market overview
    • Current trends on amounts to be raised, valuation and structure
    • Discussion of strategic issues surrounding the capital raise
    • How to identify the right team to execute the capital raise
  • Building Shareholder Awareness and Liquidity (4:00 – 5:00 PM)
    • How to increase the company’s shareholder base and liquidity
    • Managing market expectations
    • Using social media to engage shareholders and communicate effectively
  • SEC Compliance and other issues (4:00 – 5:00 PM)
    • SEC hot button issues
    • Keys to effective corporate governance
    • Uplisting to an exchange
    • Accounting issues

The Marcum MicroCap Conference is presented by the SEC Services Practice of Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm.  The annual event is a showcase for superior quality, under-followed public companies with less than $500 million in market capitalization. It is a signature conference for investors seeking highly qualified growth opportunities and for management teams seeking increased investor sponsorship and potential funding.  

This year’s keynote speaker is Rudy Giuliani, the 107th Mayor of New York City. The event is attended annually by over 2,000 institutional investors, sell-side analysts, investment bankers, senior executives and service providers. 

Complete registration information for the Marcum MicroCap Conference and the pre-conference management workshop is available at

Marcum is a registered Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) firm.  Marcum’s Assurance Division provides the most up-to-date service and guidance on SEC accounting and reporting issues. Services include Financial Statement Audits in accordance with PCAOB standards; Tax Compliance and Advisory Services; Due Diligence; Agreed-Upon Procedures and Other Attest Work; Internal Audit Services; Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance Services and Software; Technical Accounting Assistance; and IPO Assistance. Marcum’s SEC Practice led the audit industry in most net new public company clients in the fourth quarter of 2013.

About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as select international locations. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting, and assurance services; advisory, valuation, and litigation support; managed accounting services; and an extensive portfolio of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as nonprofit and social sector entities, high net worth individuals, private equity funds, and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services.