B. Riley & Co. 11th Annual Investor Conference Set with over 125 Presenting Companies

Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:10am EDT

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Fight Night Event Will Feature "Big Fighters/Big Cause" Boxing to Benefit Sugar
Ray Leonard Foundation
LOS ANGELES--(Business Wire)--
B. Riley & Co., LLC (B. Riley), www.brileyco.com, a full service broker dealer
providing research and trading ideas to institutional clients and high net worth
individuals, and investment banking services to a wide range of middle market
private and public companies, announced that its 11th Annual Investor
Conference, scheduled May 24-26, 2010 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel,
will feature more than 125 companies. 

Nearly 80 technology companies representing Semiconductors, Systems Software,
Internet Software & Services, Electronic Equipment and Components, and
Communications Equipment are scheduled to present at the two day conference.
Also presenting will be 12 commercial banks representative of B. Riley`s
coverage under its Philadelphia-based Financial Industry Group. The Apparel and
Retail sector will be featured with presentations from 12 well known companies. 

In addition, there will be company presentations from such industries as:
Energy, Defense, Movies and Entertainment, Business Services, Personal/Leisure
Products, Research and Consulting Services, Biotech, and Healthcare. 

"B. Riley is well known for bringing small-cap value ideas to institutional
clients, and this year`s expanded conference will include companies with market
caps averaging $280 million, as well as several foreign exchange listed
companies," said Ian Corydon, Director of Research. 

Complementing the company presentations and one-on-one meetings will be four
expert led informational sessions including: a Registered Direct Workshop, a
Corporate Governance and Activist panel, a session on Debt Financing, and an M&A

This year, conference attendees are invited to attend fight night -- a
spectacular boxing entertainment event that will be held Tuesday, May 25th on
the famed Santa Monica Pier. The ProAm fight card, commissioned by the
California State Athletic Commission and USA Boxing, will include several
professional and amateur bouts. Themed "Big Fighters, Big Cause" this charity
boxing event will introduce the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation to the investor

"B. Riley is very pleased to be associated with renowned sports legend Sugar Ray
Leonard. We are delighted that our annual investor conference will be the venue
for a fun evening of boxing while supporting the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation`s
work with juvenile diabetes and childhood obesity," said Bryant Riley, Chairman.

The partial list of conference sponsors includes: Pink OTC Markets Inc./OTCQX;
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company; Addo Communications; BDO; Bingham
McCutchen LLP; Capital IQ; CBIZ Mayor Hoffman McCann; RR Donnelly Financial
Printers; Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP; Holme Roberts & Owen LLP; Loeb & Loeb
LLP; Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzweig & Wolosky LLP; Rothstein Kass & Co.; the
Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange and Vintage Filings, Inc. 

Media sponsors include DealFlow Media and Equities Magazine. 

For more information on the conference, the most current list of presenting
companies, or registration information, contact your B. Riley & Co.
representative or visit www.brileyco.com. 

For media inquiries and press credentials only - ourpressbox@gmail.com. 


B. Riley & Co. is a leading independent investment bank which provides a full
array of corporate finance, research, sales, trading and OTCQX DAD services to
corporate, institutional and high net worth individual clients. Investment
banking services include merger and acquisitions advisory to public and private
middle market companies, initial and secondary public offerings and
institutional private placements. The firm is recognized for its distinguished
Equity Research. Its Corporate Governance Advisory Services Group is engaged by
both companies and investors to help maximize value for shareholders. Founded in
1997, the firm is headquartered in Los Angeles and maintains offices in Newport
Beach, San Francisco, Philadelphia, and New York. It is a member of FINRA and
SIPC. For more information, please visit www.brileyco.com. 

List of Presenting Companies as of the date of this release (subject to

 8x8 Inc. (EGHT)                                           
 Acacia Research Corporation (ACTG)                        
 Accelrys Inc. (ACCL)                                      
 Actuate Corp. (ACTU)                                      
 Advanced Cell Technology Inc. (ACTC)                      
 Aethlon Medical Inc. (AEMD)                               
 Aldila, Inc. (ALDA)                                       
 Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc. (AFOP)                 
 American Software, Inc. (AMSWA)                           
 American Vanguard Corp. (AVD)                             
 Amtech Systems (ASYS)                                     
 Autobytel Inc. (ABTL)                                     
 Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. (OZRK)                           
 Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (BGFV)                         
 BofI Holding Inc. (BOFI)                                  
 BSQUARE Corp. (BSQR)                                      
 Cache Inc. (CACH)                                         
 CalAmp Corp. (CAMP)                                       
 Callidus Software Inc. (CALD)                             
 Casual Male Retail Group, Inc. (CMRG)                     
 Cathay General Bancorp (CATY)                             
 Center Financial Corporation (CLFC)                       
 Churchill Corp. (CUQ)                                     
 Collectors Universe Inc. (CLCT)                           
 CombiMatrix Corporation (CBMX)                            
 Computer Task Group Inc. (CTGX)                           
 CoStar Group Inc. (CSGP)                                  
 CPI Aerostructures Inc. (CVU)                             
 Craftmade International Inc. (CRFT)                       
 Data I/O Corporation (DAIO)                               
 DDI Corp. (DDIC)                                          
 Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, Inc. (DTPI)  
 Digirad Corp. (DRAD)                                      
 DIRECTV Group, Inc. (DTV)                                 
 DTS Inc. (DTSI)                                           
 Dynamics Research Corp. (DRCO)                            
 EarthLink Inc. (ELNK)                                     
 East West Bancorp Inc. (EWBC)                             
 Electro Scientific Industries Inc. (ESIO)                 
 eMagin Corp. (EMAN)                                       
 Epicor Software Corporation (EPIC)                        
 Evolving Systems Inc. (EVOL)                              
 Exar Corp. (EXAR)                                         
 EXFO Inc. (EXFO)                                          
 Exponent Inc. (EXPO)                                      
 Flanders Corporation (FLDR)                               
 Flint Energy Services Ltd. (FES)                          
 Global Axcess Corp. (GAXC)                                
 Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. (GSM)                        
 GP Strategies Corp. (GPX)                                 
 Great American Group, Inc. (GAMR)                         
 Harmonic, Inc. (HLIT)                                     
 Hill International, Inc. (HIL)                            
 Hot Topic Inc. (HOTT)                                     
 II-VI Inc. (IIVI)                                         
 Integrated Silicon Solution Inc. (ISSI)                   
 Iteris, Inc. (ITI)                                        
 Ixia (XXIA)                                               
 K-Swiss Inc. (KSWS)                                       
 Keynote Systems Inc. (KEYN)                               
 Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS)          
 L & L Energy, Inc. (LLEN)                                 
 Landec Corp. (LNDC)                                       
 Learning Tree International Inc. (LTRE)                   
 LeCroy Corp. (LCRY)                                       
 Limoneira Co. (LMNR)                                      
 Lionbridge Technologies Inc. (LIOX)                       
 Local.com Corp. (LOCM)                                    
 LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (LNET)                   
 LoopNet, Inc. (LOOP)                                      
 LTX-Credence Corporation (LTXC)                           
 Lydall Inc. (LDL)                                         
 Magnetek Inc. (MAG)                                       
 Mattson Technology Inc. (MTSN)                            
 MIPS Technologies Inc. (MIPS)                             
 Napco Security Technologies, Inc. (NSSC)                  
 Nara Bancorp. (NARA)                                      
 NBTY, Inc. (NTY)                                          
 NetScout Systems Inc. (NTCT)                              
 Newport Corp. (NEWP)                                      
 North American Energy Partners Inc. (NOA)                 
 Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR)                                       
 Oplink Communications Inc. (OPLK)                         
 OPNET Technologies Inc. (OPNT)                            
 Opnext, Inc. (OPXT)                                       
 PacWest Bancorp (PACW)                                    
 PCTEL, Inc. (PCTI)                                        
 Pervasive Software Inc. (PVSW)                            
 Pink OTC Markets Inc. (PINK)                              
 PNI Digital Media Inc. (PNDM.F)                           
 Points International Ltd. (PTSE.F)                        
 Popular Inc. (BPOP)                                       
 Rainmaker Systems Inc. (RMKR)                             
 Reis, Inc. (REIS)                                         
 RG Barry Corp. (DFZ)                                      
 Saba Software Inc. (SABA)                                 
 Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE)                         
 Savanna Energy Services Corp. (SVY)                       
 Schiff Nutrition International Inc. (WNI)                 
 Sierra Bancorp (BSRR)                                     
 Silicon Motion Technology Corp. (SIMO)                    
 SRS Labs Inc. (SRSL)                                      
 Stamps.com Inc. (STMP)                                    
 Stantec Inc. (STN)                                        
 STEC, Inc. (STEC)                                         
 Steven Madden, Ltd. (SHOO)                                
 Sunrise Telecom Inc. (SRTI)                               
 Symmetricom Inc. (SYMM)                                   
 Synergy Brands Inc. (SYBR)                                
 The Bancorp Inc. (TBBK)                                   
 The Inventure Group Inc. (SNAK)                           
 Tix Corporation (TIXC)                                    
 TranSwitch Corp. (TXCC)                                   
 Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL)                            
 United Online Inc. (UNTD)                                 
 Universal Electronics Inc. (UEIC)                         
 US Home Systems Inc. (USHS)                               
 Versant Corp. (VSNT)                                      
 Vertro, Inc. (VTRO)                                       
 Virage Logic Corporation (VIRL)                           
 Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. (VTSS)                        
 Volcom Inc. (VLCM)                                        
 Wet Seal Inc. (WTSLA)                                     
 Wi-Lan Inc. (WIN)                                         
 WidePoint Corp. (WYY)                                     
 Wilshire Bancorp Inc. (WIBC)                              
 WSFS Financial Corp. (WSFS)                               

Past Performance not indicative of future returns. This is not an offer or
solicitation of the securities named herein.


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 Commercial Banks                   
 Commercial Bank conference         
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 Corporate Governance               
 Shareholder Activism               
 Registered Direct Offerings        
 Private Placements                 
 Senior Debt                        
 Commercial Banking                 
 Mergers & Acquisitions conference  
 Hedge Fund Investing               
 Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation       
 Celebrity Boxing                   
 Boxing Fundraiser                  

B. Riley & Co.
Ian Corydon, Director of Research
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