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2013 Gateway Conference to Showcase Leading Growth Companies at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on September 10

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2013) - The 2013 Gateway Conference, featuring more than 50 public companies and 250 institutional investors, portfolio managers and analysts, will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

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

The conference format is invitation-only, providing a select group of portfolio managers, research analysts and brokers from buy and sell-side institutions a unique opportunity to gain insights into each business and sector through company presentations and one-on-one meetings with senior management.

The conference will begin with registration and an opening reception at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 9. Company presentations, Q&A sessions and one-on-one meetings will be held on Tuesday, September 10, starting at 8:30 a.m.

For more 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 (as of July 18, 2013)
Active Power ( NASDAQ : ACPW )
Ballard Power Systems ( NASDAQ : BLDP )
Barrett Business Services ( NASDAQ : BBSI )
Black Diamond ( NASDAQ : BDE )
Burcon Nutrascience ( NASDAQ : BUR )
Coastal Contacts ( NASDAQ : COA ) ( TSX : COA )
Cortex Business Solutions ( TSX VENTURE : CBX )
CPI Aerostructures ( NYSE MKT : CVU )
Diamcor Mining ( OTCQX : DMIFF )
Digimarc Corporation ( NASDAQ : DMRC )
Edgewater Technology ( NASDAQ : EDGW )
Elite Football League of India (Private)
Energold Drilling ( TSX VENTURE : EGD )
GraphOn Corporation ( OTCQB : GOJO )
HCI Group ( NYSE : HCI )
I.D. Systems ( NASDAQ : IDSY )
ImageWare Systems ( OTCQB : IWSY )
Iteris ( NYSE MKT : ITI )
Kona Grill ( NASDAQ : KONA )
Landec ( NASDAQ : LNDC )
MicroVision ( NASDAQ : MVIS )
Navarre Corp. ( NASDAQ : NAVR )
NV5 Holdings ( NASDAQ : NVEEU )
Odyssey Marine Exploration ( NASDAQ : OMEX )
On Track Innovations ( NASDAQ : OTIV )
PURE Bioscience ( OTCQB : PURE )
Real Goods Solar ( NASDAQ : RSOL )
Redknee Solutions ( TSX : RKN )
Research Frontiers ( NASDAQ : REFR )
Salem Communications ( NASDAQ : SALM )
Selectica ( NASDAQ : SLTC )
TeleCommunication Systems ( NASDAQ : TSYS )
UniPixel ( NASDAQ : UNXL )
Vermillion ( NASDAQ : VRML )
Visualant ( OTCQB : VSUL )
Wireless Ronin ( OTCQB : RNIN )
ZipRealty ( NASDAQ : ZIPR )

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

Conference Sponsorship Opportunities
The Gateway Conference is sponsored by leading firms servicing the financial community and hosted by Liolios Group, the nation's premier investor relations agency for growth companies.

The Gateway Conference 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. Current Gold Sponsors include: ROTH Capital Partners, a full service investment bank focused on identifying growth opportunities for corporate and institutional clients; and Marketwired, a social communications company offering best-in-class, global news distribution and reporting. Other sponsors currently include S&P Capital IQ, OTC Markets Group ( OTCQX : OTCM ), and ViaVid Communications.

More information about sponsorship and an up-to-date list of sponsors can be found here.

About Liolios Group
Liolios Group, Inc. is a highly selective and comprehensive investor relations firm specializing in micro to mid-cap public companies. Liolios Group aims to deliver superior performance in corporate messaging and positioning, investor awareness, analyst and financial press coverage, and capital attraction. Founded in 1996 in Newport Beach, California, Liolios Group's senior partners each have more than 16 years of experience in finance and investments, and have represented more than 120 companies in a wide range of industries, including life sciences/healthcare, consumer/internet retail, business services, financials, digital, media/software, clean technology, technology, natural resources and special situations. For more information about Liolios Group, visit www.liolios.com.