ICR Announces Presenting Companies for its 20th Annual Conference

New York, NY – November 20, 2017 – ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm serving over 525 private and public company clients, today announced its preliminary list of presenting companies for the ICR Conference 2018. The event will take place at the Grand Lakes Resort in Orlando, Florida with public company presentations scheduled to take place Monday, January 8th and Tuesday, January 9th and private company presentations on Wednesday, January 10th.

The conference, renowned for its dynamic and unique format, includes company presentations, breakout sessions, expert commentary and a multitude of networking opportunities. Specifically, the conference brings together management teams from 150+ public and private growth companies, institutional investors, sell-side research analysts, private equity professionals, sponsoring investment bankers and select members of the media to discuss industry trends and forward strategies at the most critical time of the year.

“The goal of our conference has always been to provide an ideal forum for companies and leaders to come together and exchange ideas, information and insights on industry topics,” said Tom Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, ICR. “And we are thrilled that 20 years later, it continues to serve as an important event that attracts high caliber companies – both public and private – along with a variety of stakeholders that contribute to building value throughout the corporate lifecycle. With an extraordinary lineup of presenting companies, 2018 will be no exception.”

Below is a preliminary list of public companies set to present at the 2018 conference:

  • American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)
  • Amira Nature Foods Ltd. (ANFI)
  • Ammo, Inc. (POWW)
  • Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (BETR)
  • Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA)
  • At Home Group Inc. (HOME)
  • B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS)
  • Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (BRFH)
  • Bojangles’, Inc. (BOJA)
  • Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (BOOT)
  • Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. (BBRG)
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (BBW)
  • Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (GOOS)
  • Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (TAST)
  • Chico’s FAS, Inc. (CHS)
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)
  • Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. (CHUY)
  • Citi Trends, Inc. (CTRN)
  • Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (CORE)
  • Crocs, Inc. (CROX)
  • Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI)
  • Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (PLAY)
  • Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (DFRG)
  • Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (TACO)
  • Delta Apparel, Inc. (DLA)
  • Denny’s Corporation (DENN)
  • Destination XL Group, Inc. (DXLG)
  • Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (DPZ)
  • Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. (DNKN)
  • Ecoark Holdings, Inc. (EARK)
  • e.l.f. Beauty (ELF)
  • El Pollo Loco, Inc. (LOCO)
  • Envestnet, Inc. (ENV)
  • Express, Inc. (EXPR)
  • FAT Brands, Inc. (FAT)
  • Financial Engines, Inc. (FNGN)
  • Five Below, Inc. (FIVE)
  • Floor & Décor (FND)
  • Fogo de Chão, Inc. (FOGO)
  • FORM Holdings Corp. (FH)
  • Francesca’s Holding Corporation (FRAN)
  • Freshpet, Inc. (FRPT)
  • Funko, Inc. (FNKO)
  • G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (GIII)
  • Genuine Parts Company (GPC)
  • Guess?, Inc. (GES)
  • Haymaker Acquisition Corp. (HYAC)
  • Helen of Troy Limited (HELE)
  • Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)
  • Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (ICON)
  • iPic Entertainment (IPIC)**
  • Jack in the Box Inc. (JACK)
  • Jill, Inc. (JILL)
  • L Brands, Inc. (LB)
  • Kohl’s (KSS) (CEO Keynote)
  • Landec Corporation (LNDC)
  • Lands’ End, Inc. (LE)
  • LifeVantage Corporation (LFVN)
  • Limoneira Company (LMNR)
  • lululemon athletica (LULU)
  • MarineMax, Inc. (HZO)
  • Medifast, Inc. (MED)
  • Movado Group, Inc.
  • New Age Beverage Corporation (NBEV)
  • New York & Company (NWY)
  • Noodles & Company (NDLS)
  • Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NUS)
  • Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (OLLI)
  • Oxford Industries, Inc. (OXM)
  • Party City Holdco Inc. (PRTY)
  • Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (FRSH)
  • Performance Food Group Company (PFGC)
  • Perry Ellis International, Inc. (PERY)
  • PetIQ, Inc. (PETQ)
  • Planet Fitness, Inc. (PLNT)
  • Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (PBH)
  • Primo Water Corporation (PRMW)
  • Purple Innovation, LLC (GPAC)
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (RRGB)
  • RiceBran Technologies (RIBT)
  • Rocky Brands, Inc. (RCKY)
  • Roots (ROOT)
  • Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH)
  • SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (SEAS)
  • Sequential Brands Group (SQBG)
  • Shake Shack Inc. (SHAK)
  • SodaStream International Ltd. (SODA)
  • Sonic Corp. (SONC)
  • SpartanNash Company (SPTN)
  • Sprouts Framers Market, Inc. (SFM)
  • Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI)
  • Stein Mart, Inc. (SMRT)
  • Steve Madden (SHOO)
  • SunOpta Inc. (STKL)
  • Sysco Corporation (SYY)
  • The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF)
  • The Children’s Place, Inc. (PLCE)
  • The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (HABT)
  • Tilly’s, Inc. (TLYS)
  • Titan Machinery Inc. (TITN)
  • Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP)
  • Turning Point Brands, Inc. (TPB)
  • United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI)
  • Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN)
  • USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (USNA)
  • Vapiano SE (VAO)
  • Wayfair Inc. (W)
  • Wingstop Inc. (WING)
  • YogaWorks, Inc. (YOGA)
  • YUM China Holdings, Inc. (YUMC)
  • ZAGG Inc (ZAGG)
  • Zoe’s Kitchen, Inc. (ZOES)

The following private companies are also set to present at the upcoming conference with many more in attendance:

  • APL: Athletic Propulsion Labs
  • Aurify Brands
  • Away
  • BaubleBar
  • Black Bear Diner
  • Blaze Pizza
  • Bridg
  • BrightFarms, Inc.
  • Chicken Salad Chick
  • Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants
  • delivery.com
  • EatStreet
  • Elements Massage
  • ESquared Hospitality
  • Faherty
  • Farmshelf
  • Food & Beverage Innovations, LLC
  • Framebridge*
  • Fury Beverages
  • Guideboat Co.
  • Heartland
  • High Street Capital Partners, LLC
  • Honeygrow
  • HotSchedules, Inc.
  • Innovative Hospitality Brands, Inc.
  • Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
  • Ledbury
  • LevelUp
  • Lolli and Pops
  • Lucky Strike Entertainment
  • M&M Food Market
  • Mack Weldon
  • Mulberry & Vine *
  • Oath Pizza
  • Olo
  • Ramy Brook
  • Restaurant Technologies
  • Rhone
  • Sense360
  • Terra’s Kitchen
  • The Honest Company
  • The tru Shrimp Company
  • Tophatter
  • Truck Hero
  • UrbanStems *
  • Veggie Grill
  • Ziosk

*Attending only
**Pending IPO

The event is by invitation only. To request an invitation, please visit http://www.icrconference.com or email info@icrconference.com.

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 and network with one another 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 2,300. For more information please visit http://www.icrconference.com.

About ICR 
Established in 1998, ICR partners with companies to optimize transactions and execute strategic communications programs that achieve business goals, build credibility and enhance long-term enterprise value. 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 communications and advisory firms in North America maintaining offices in New York, Norwalk, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco and Beijing.

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