Premier Investor Conference for Consumer-Oriented Growth Companies to be Held January 11-13, 2016

New York, NY – September 21, 2015 – ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm, today announced dates for the 2016 ICR Conference.

Formerly known as the XChange, the ICR Consumer Growth Conference will take place January 11-13, 2016 at the Grand Lakes Resort in Orlando, Florida, home to the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton. Private Company Day will be held on January 11th with Public Company Day presentations taking place on January 12th and 13th.

Now in its 18th year, the ICR Conference provides a forum for executives to discuss consumer and industry trends and share their strategies and outlook at the most important time of the year. Featuring main stage presentations, followed by smaller question and answer sessions and breakouts, the ICR Conference provides industry professionals the opportunity 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, sponsoring investment bankers and select media. Valued for its dynamic format and unique attendee list, the event is invitation only.

“Each year the ICR Conference has proven itself to be Wall Street’s premier growth company event and 2016 will be no exception,” said Tom Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, ICR. “We will offer even more opportunities to network and build critical relationships with an increasingly impressive line-up of attendees, presenters and sponsors. We look forward to hearing from both returning and new participants on their corporate strategies, industry insights and expectations for the coming year.”

After last year’s successful inaugural survey, ICR will once again take the forward pulse of Wall Street by producing a detailed report that compiles attendee views on the market heading into 2016. This report will include insights into innovation, growth and industry trends.

ICR is also pleased to announce that its initial sponsors in 2016 will include Baird; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Barclays; BMO Capital Markets; Canaccord Genuity; Citi Markets & Banking; Cowen and Company; Credit Suisse; Deutsche Bank; Goldman, Sachs & Co.; Guggenheim Securities, LLC; J.P Morgan; Jefferies; KeyBanc Capital Markets; Macquarie; Morgan Stanley; Nomura; Peter J Solomon Company; Piper Jaffray & Co.; RBC Capital Markets; Stephens Inc.; Stifel; Telsey Advisory Group (TAG); Threadstone; UBS; Wedbush Securities; Wells Fargo Securities; and William Blair & Company, LLC.

Registration for the ICR Conference 2016 will open in early October. To request an invitation, please visit or email

About The ICR Conference

The ICR Conference 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. For more information please visit

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 more than 500 clients in approximately 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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