30th Annual ROTH Conference
March 11-14, 2018
Ritz Carlton, Dana Point, CA
ROTH Capital Partners' 30th Annual Conference is one of the largest of its kind in the United States. With roughly 500 participating companies and over 4,000 attendees, Roth will feature presentations from hundreds of public and p and p and private companies in a variety of sectors including health care; technology, Internet and media; cleantech, industrial growth and solar; consumer; oil and gas/mining and minerals; and business services. The three-and-a-half day event will include company presentations and small group meetings, as well as panels, entertainment and more. This gathering of institutional investors, private equity investors, VCs, company executives and service providers has become a must attend event for anyone working in the small and mid-cap space. For more information visit www.Roth.com
U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (USPH)
U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE: USPH) is the largest publicly traded, pure-play operator of outpatient physical and occupational therapy clinics in the United States. The company has more than 500 clinics in 42 states that provide preventative and post-operative care for various orthopedic-related disorders and sports-related injuries, treatment for neurologically-related injuries and rehabilitation of injured workers. Additionally, U.S. Physical Therapy manages 32 physical therapy facilities for third parties, including hospitals and physician groups. For more information, visit the company's website at www.usph.com.
Unique Fabricating, Inc. (USPH)
Unique Fabricating, Inc. (NYSE: UFAB) is engaged in engineering and manufacturing components for clients in the automotive and industrial appliance market, offering solutions comprised of multi-material foam, rubber and plastic components that are utilized in noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) management, acoustical management, water and air sealing, decorative and other functional applications. The company leverages proprietary manufacturing processes that include die cutting, thermoforming, compression molding, fusion molding and reaction injection molding to manufacture a broad array of products including air management products, heating ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), seals, fender stuffers, air ducts, acoustical insulation, door water shields, gas tank pads, light gaskets, topper pads, mirror gaskets and glove box liners. For more information, visit the company's website at www.uniquefab.com.
UR-Energy, Inc. (URG)
UR-Energy, Inc. (NYSE: URG) (TSX: URE) is a junior uranium mining company engaged in the operation of the Lost Creek in-situ recovery uranium facility in south-central Wyoming. The company has produced, packaged and shipped more than 2 million pounds from Lost Creek since operations began. Applications are under review by various agencies to incorporate UR-Energy's LC East project area into the Lost Creek permits, and the company has begun submitting applications for permits and licenses to operate at its Shirley Basin Project. The company is focused on uranium mining, recovery and processing activities, including acquiring, exploring, developing and operating uranium mineral properties in the United States. For more information, visit the company's website at www.ur-energy.com.
Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC)
Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSE: UEC) is a uranium mining and exploration company based in the United States. UEC's fully licensed Hobson Processing Facility is central to all of its projects in South Texas, including the Palangana ISR mine, the permitted Goliad ISR project and the development-stage Burke Hollow ISR project. In Wyoming, the company controls the permitted Reno Creek ISR project, and UEC also controls a pipeline of advanced-stage uranium projects in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Paraguay as well as a large, high-grade titanium project in Paraguay. For more information, visit the company's website at www.uraniumenergy.com.
Verastem, Inc. (VSTM)
Verastem, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSTM) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing drugs to improve outcomes for patients with cancer. Verastem is currently developing duvelisib, a dual inhibitor of PI3K-delta and PI3K-gamma, which has successfully met its primary endpoint in the Phase 2 study DYNAMO™ in iNHL and the Phase 3 clinical trial DUO™ in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL). Verastem has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) requesting the full approval of duvelisib for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory CLL/SLL, and accelerated approval for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma (FL). Verastem's product candidates seek to treat cancer by modulating the local tumor microenvironment, enhancing anti-tumor immunity, and reducing cancer stem cells. For more information, visit the company's website at www.verastem.com.
Veritone, Inc. (VERI)
Veritone, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI) offers artificial intelligence (AI) analytics and cognitive solutions. The company has developed aiWARE, which is an AWS-certified platform that provides orchestrated, cognitive computing to transform and analyze unstructured data for clients in various markets, including media and entertainment, legal, compliance and government. The open platform integrates an ecosystem of cognitive engines that can be orchestrated together along with a suite of proprietary applications to reveal unprecedented, multivariate insights from linear files like radio and TV broadcasts, surveillance footage and public and private content globally. For more information, visit the company's website at www.veritone.com.
Vertex Energy, Inc. (VTNR)
Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTNR) is a Houston, Texas-based specialty refiner of alternative feedstocks and a marketer of high-purity petroleum products. The company is one of the largest processors of used motor oil in the United States and has processing capacity of more than 115 million gallons per year. Vertex has implemented the most cost-effective strategy for building its feedstock supply by establishing a successful self-collection and aggregation system. The company has also built a reputation as a key supplier of Group II+ and Group III base oils to the lubricant manufacturing industry in North America. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vertexenergy.com.
Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (VKTX)
Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: VKTX) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in developing novel, first-in-class or best-in-class therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders. Viking's R&D activities leverage its expertise in metabolism to develop innovative therapeutics designed to improve patients' lives. The company has global rights to a portfolio of five therapeutic programs in clinical trials or preclinical studies that are based on small molecules licensed from Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vikingtherapeutics.com.
Village Farms International, Inc. (VFFIF)
Village Farms International, Inc. (TSX: VFF) (VFFIF) is one of North America's largest producers, marketers and distributors of premium-quality, greenhouse-grown fruits and vegetables. The food grown by the company's farmers and other greenhouse farmers under exclusive arrangement is grown in environmentally friendly, soilless, glass greenhouses. The company's Village Farms® brand of fruits and vegetables is chiefly marketed and distributed to local retail grocers and dedicated fresh food distributors throughout the United States and Canada. Since its founding, Village Farms has been guided by sustainability principles that enable the company to grow food 365 days a year that both feeds the growing population and is healthier for people and the planet. For more information, visit the company's website at www.villagefarms.com.
Vuzix Corp. (VUZI)
Vuzix Corp. (NASDAQ: VUZI) supplies Smart-Glasses and augmented reality (AR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets. Included among the company's products are personal display and wearable computing devices that offer users a portable, high-quality viewing experience and provide solutions for mobility, wearable displays and virtual and augmented reality. The company holds 59 patents and 42 additional patents pending and numerous IP licenses in the video eyewear field. Vuzix has won Consumer Electronics Show (CES) awards for innovation from 2005 to 2018 as well as several wireless technology innovation awards and others. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vuzix.com.
W&T Offshore, Inc. (WTI)
W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) is an independent oil and natural gas producer that has operations offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. The company has grown through acquisitions, exploration and development and currently has working interests in approximately 50 producing fields in federal and state waters and has under lease approximately 710,000 gross acres, including about 460,000 gross acres on the Gulf of Mexico Shelf and approximately 250,000 gross acres in the deepwater. Most of the company's daily production comes from wells it operates. For more information, visit the company's website at www.wtoffshore.com.
Western Copper and Gold Corp. (WRN)
Western Copper and Gold Corp. (TSX: WRN) (NYSE: WRN) is focused on the development of its Casino Project, holding significant gold, copper and molybdenum resources and reserves there. The Casino Project, located in Yukon, Canada, is Canada's premier copper-gold mine in the Yukon Territory and one of the most economic greenfield copper-gold mining projects in the world. The Casino Project contains 8.9 million ounces of gold, 4.5 billion pounds of copper, 483 million pounds of molybdenum and 65 million ounces of silver in proven and probable reserves. For more information, visit the company's website at www.westerncopperandgold.com.
Willdan Group, Inc. (WLDN)
Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WLDN) is a provider of professional consulting and technical services to utilities, public agencies and private industry throughout the United States. The company's services span a broad set of complementary disciplines that include energy efficiency and sustainability, engineering and planning, financial and economic consulting, and national preparedness. Willdan offers integrated technical solutions to extend the reach and resources of its clients, providing all services through subsidiaries that specialize in each segment. For more information, visit the company's website at www.willdan.com.
Xebec Adsorption, Inc. (XEBEF)
Xebec Adsorption, Inc. (TSXV:XBC) (XEBEF) is a global provider of gas generation, purification and filtration solutions for the industrial, energy and renewables marketplace. Its customers range from small to multi-national corporations and governments looking to reduce their carbon footprints. Headquartered in Montreal (QC), Xebec designs, engineers and manufactures innovative and transformative products, and has more than 1,500 customers worldwide. With two manufacturing facilities in Montreal and Shanghai, as well as a sales and distribution network in North America, Europe, and Asia, Xebec trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol XBC. For additional information on the company, its products and services, visit Xebec at www.xebecinc.com.
XO Group, Inc. (XOXO)
XO Group, Inc. (NYSE: XOXO) is focused on helping people navigate and truly enjoy life's key moments together. The company's multi-platform brands guide couples through transformative life stages, from getting married with The Knot, to moving in together with The Nest, to having a baby with The Bump, also helping bring important celebrations to life with entertainment vendors from GigMasters. XO Group is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit the company's website at xogroupinc.com.
Xplore Technologies Corp. (XPLR)
Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR), known as The Rugged Tablet Authority™, has been exclusively manufacturing powerful, long-lasting, customer-defined rugged tablet PCs since 1996. The company today offers the world's largest portfolio of genuinely rugged tablets and the most complete lineup of rugged tablet accessories. Xplore's mobility solutions are purpose-built for the energy, utilities, telecommunications, military and defense, manufacturing, distribution, public safety, healthcare, government and field service sectors. Its award-winning military-grade computers are also among the most powerful and longest-lasting in their class, crafted to withstand almost any hazardous condition or environmental extreme for years without failing. For more information, visit the company's website at www.xploretech.com.
XpresSpa Group, Inc. (XSPA)
XpresSpa Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: XSPA) is a health and wellness holding company dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experiences with its innovative premium spa services and exclusive luxury travel products and accessories. The company's core asset is XpresSpa, the largest airport spa company in the world with 57 locations in 23 airports globally, including one off-airport spa at Westfield World Trade Center in New York City. XpresSpa provides services that are customized specifically for the busy customer and serves almost 1 million customers annually at its locations in the United States, Holland and the United Arab Emirates. The company's non-core assets include Group Mobile, Infomedia and Intellectual Property. For more information, visit the company's website at www.XpresSpaGroup.com.
YogaWorks, Inc. (YOGA)
YogaWorks, Inc. (NASDAQ: YOGA) is one of largest yoga instruction providers in the United States, operating 66 studios in nine markets including Los Angeles, Orange County, Northern California, New York City, Boston, Baltimore, the Washington D.C. area, Houston and Atlanta. The company endeavors to make yoga accessible to all individuals, offering a wide range of class styles for participants of all ages and abilities. YogaWorks offers yoga classes, integrated fitness classes, workshops, teacher training programs and yoga-related retail merchandise through its studios. In addition to its studio locations, the company provides online instruction through its MyYogaWorks web platform, which offers subscribers a highly curated catalog of more than 1,000 yoga and meditation classes. For more information, visit the company's website at www.yogaworks.com.
Zedge, Inc. (ZDGE)
Zedge, Inc. (NYSE: ZDGE) is a content platform and a world leader in smartphone personalization. The company has more than 288 million app installs and 33 million monthly active users. Users utilize Zedge to make their smartphones more personal, expressing their emotions, tastes and interests through wallpapers, icons, widgets, ringtones and more. The Zedge platform allows brands, artists and creators to share their smartphone personalization content with fans in order to extend their reach, reinforce their message and gain valuable insight into the ways customers interact with their content. For more information, visit the company's website at www.corp.zedge.net.
Zix Corp. (ZIXI)
Zix Corp. (NASDAQ: ZIXI) is a provider of email security solutions, delivering a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, archiving, and bring your own device (BYOD) mobile security. The nation's most influential healthcare, finance and government institutions trust Zix. The company enables its customers to better secure their data and meet compliance needs by focusing on the protection of business communication. For more information, visit the company's website at www.zixcorp.com.
Zomedica Pharmaceuticals Corp. (ZOM)
Zomedica Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NYSE: ZOM) is a veterinary diagnostic and pharmaceutical company creating products for companion animals (canine, feline and equine) by focusing on the unmet needs of clinical veterinarians. Zomedica's product portfolio will include novel diagnostics and innovative therapeutics that emphasize patient health and practice health. With a team that includes clinical veterinary professionals, it is Zomedica's mission to give veterinarians the opportunity to lower costs, increase productivity, and grow revenue while better serving the animals in their care. For more information, visit the company's website at www.ZOMEDICA.com.