2012 Gateway Conference to Feature 50+ Emerging Growth Companies on September 6 in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire -07/23/12)- The 2012 Gateway Conference, featuring more than 50 public companies from a range of industries, has been set for September 6, 2012 at the W San Francisco Hotel.

Hosted by Liolios Group, one of the nation's top investor relations agencies, and sponsored by leading firms that service the financial community, the conference will provide a unique gateway between institutional investors and a select group of compelling public companies.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about exciting emerging growth companies across a broad range of industries, from technology, business services, digital media and clean-tech to consumer/retail, life sciences and natural resources.

The conference has been designed to provide more than 150 portfolio managers, research analysts and brokers from buy-side and sell-side institutions extensive opportunities for interaction with senior management and to gain insights into each business and sector.

The conference will begin with registration and an opening reception at 5:00 p.m. PT on Wednesday, September 5. Company presentations, Q&A sessions and 1-on-1 meetings will be held on Thursday, September 6 starting at 8:30 a.m. PT.

Attendance is by invitation only. For additional information, contact Liolios Group at gateway@liolios.com or (949) 574-3860, or visit www.liolios.com and click on the Gateway Conference icon.

Presenting Companies (Partial List)
Active Power (ACPW)
AdCare Health Systems (ADK)
American Energy Development Corp. (AEDC)
Barrett Business Services (BBSI)
Black Diamond (BDE)
Broadcast International (BCST)
ChromaDex Corporation (CDXC)
Coastal Contacts (COA.TO)
Colombia Energy Resources (CERX)
DHX Media (DHX.TO)
Digimarc (DMRC)
Digital Domain Media Group (DDMG)
ECOtality (ECTY)
Edgewater Technology (EDGW)
Galena Biopharma (GALE)
Homeowners Choice (HCII)
I.D. Systems (IDSY)
ImageWare Systems (IWSY)
Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO)
Ironclad Performance Wear (ICPW)
Iteris (ITI)
KIT digital (KITD)
Kona Grill (KONA)
Landec Corp. (LNDC)
Lpath (LPTN)
Medicago (MDCGF) (MDG.TO)
PC Connection (PCCC)
Pervasive Software (PVSW)
PNI Digital Media (PNDMF) (PN.TO)
Real Goods Solar (RSOL)
Redknee Solutions (RKN.TO)
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (RMCF)
TeleCommunication Systems (TSYS)
Totally Green (TLGN)
Underground Energy Corp. (UGGYF)
UniPixel (UNXL)
Vermillion (VRML)
Wilhelmina International (WHLM)
Wireless Ronin Technologies (RNIN)

For an up-to-date list, visit the Gateway Conference website.

Sponsorship Opportunities
The Gateway Conference also provides a rich environment for business development as an effective marketing platform to reach key decision-makers. Sponsorships are currently available in the Gold, Silver and Bronze levels. More information, along with the current list of sponsors, can be found here.