ICR to Host 17TH Annual XChange Conference

ICR, a leading strategic communications firm, today announced that it will host the 17th Annual ICR XChange, the premier investment conference for consumer-oriented growth companies. The event will take place on January 12-14, 2015 at the Grand Lakes Resort in Orlando, Florida, home to the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton. Public company presentations will take place on January 12th and 13th with Private Company Day held on January 14th.

One of the largest investment conferences of the year, the ICR XChange features presentations, question and answer sessions and opportunities to network with the management teams of more than 150 public and private companies, as well as institutional investors, sell-side research analysts, private equity professionals, investment bankers from sponsoring banks and select media. Now in its 17th year, the event provides a forum for leading executives to discuss consumer and industry trends and share their strategies and outlook for the year ahead. Valued for its unique format and intimate setting, the event is invitation only.

“The ICR XChange is an incredibly unique conference and continues to be a huge success year after year, not just with ICR clients but with a range of stakeholders who follow consumer industries,” said Tom Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, ICR. “As the only event of its kind, the XChange attracts a high caliber network of attendees, presenters and sponsors. We’re looking forward to our most successful XChange to date this upcoming January.”

The 17th Annual ICR XChange is pleased to announce that its initial sponsors will be Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Barclays; BMO Capital Markets; Canaccord Genuity; Citi Markets & Banking; Cowen and Company; Credit-Suisse; Goldman, Sachs & Co.; Guggenheim Securities, LLC; Janney Montgomery Scott LLC; Jefferies; KeyBanc Capital Markets; Macquarie; Morgan Stanley; Nomura; Piper Jaffray & Co.; Robert Baird & Co.; Stephens Inc.; Stifel; Telsey Advisory Group (TAG); Threadstone; Wedbush Securities; Wells Fargo Securities; and William Blair & Company, LLC.

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About ICR XChange
The ICR XChange is a unique platform where public and private company management teams, institutional investors, sell-side research analysts, investment bankers, private equity professionals and select media connect with one another with the goal of understanding consumer trends and public company prospects as the year begins. The event is one of the largest investment conferences of the year, featuring presentations by more than 150 public and private companies, with attendance regularly exceeding 2,000.

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About ICR
Established in 1998, ICR partners with companies to develop and execute strategic communications programs that achieve business goals, build credibility, and enhance the long-term value of the enterprise. The firm’s highly differentiated service model, which pairs capital markets veterans with senior communications professionals, brings deep sector knowledge and relationships to clients in more than 20 industries. Today, ICR is one of the largest and most experienced independent advisory firms in North America maintaining offices in Boston, Connecticut, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Beijing.

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