SOURCE: Pacific Growth Equities, LLC

October 11, 2006 12:01 ET

Pacific Growth Equities Announces 2006 Technology Growth Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 11, 2006 -- Pacific Growth Equities, an investment bank specializing in emerging growth companies, announced today it will host its annual Technology Growth Conference on November 8-9 at the W Hotel in San Francisco where institutional investors, venture capitalists and industry insiders will focus on and interact with senior management from leading public and private companies with the highest growth potential heading into 2007.

The program on Wednesday, November 8 will focus on the Clean Technology and Industrial Growth sectors showcasing the best alternative energy, energy technology, water technology, remediation and pollution control, manufacturing technologies and materials science companies. The program on Thursday, November 9 will focus on exciting emerging growth technology companies in the software, Internet, semiconductor, communication, security and multimedia technology verticals.

"We are excited to again offer our institutional and private equity clients access to many of the most promising and successful technology growth companies," said Thomas J. Dietz, Ph.D., Co-Chief Executive Officer. "We are particularly pleased about this year's expanded event that includes a designated day for Clean Technology and Industrial Growth, which offers some of the most exceptional prospects in applied technology growth investing. This leading venue will provide investors the opportunity to immerse themselves in company fundamentals with the goal to help design portfolio strategies for the remainder of 2006 and beyond."

Please visit the conference website at to get continuous, up-to-date information on presenting companies, speakers and events.

The preliminary list of confirmed presenting companies includes:

Wednesday, November 8: Clean Technology and Industrial Growth

Altair Nanotechnologies (ALTI)
American Ecology (ECOL)
American Superconductor (AMSC)
Aspen Aerogels (Private)
Calgon Carbon (CCC)
CoalTek (Private)
Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA)
Distributed Energy Systems (DESC)
Energy Innovations (Private)
EnerNOC (Private)
EnerTech Environmental (Private)
Environmental Power (EPG)
Evergreen Solar (ESLR)
Fiberstars (FBST)
Flow International (FLOW)
FuelCell Energy (FCEL)
GreatPoint Energy (Private)
H2Gen Innovations (Private)
Headwaters (HW)
HelioVolt (Private)
Hexcel (HXL)
Hydrogenics (HYGS)
Imperium Renewables (Private)
Industrial Enterprises of America (IEAM)
Konarka Technologies (Private)
Lighting Science Group (LSGP)
Maxwell Technologies (MXWL)
Metretek Technologies (MEK)
Miasolé (Private)
Microfield Group (MICG)
Nanosys (Private)
Nova Biosource Fuels (NVAO)
Novazone (Private)
Optomec (Private)
ORMAT Technologies (ORA)
Pentadyne Power (Private)
Plug Power (PLUG)
PowerLight (Private)
Powerspan (Private)
Quantum Technologies (QTWW)
Rentech (RTK)
Resin Systems (RSSYF)
SmartSynch (Private)
Solicore (Private)
UQM Technologies (UQM)
Thursday, November 9: Emerging Growth Technology
Anaren (ANEN)
AGEIA Technologies (Private)
Allconnect (Private)
Artimi (Private)
Axesstel (AFT)
Chordiant Software (CHRD)
Endwave (ENWV)
Fortinet (Private)
Foundry Networks (FDRY)
Groove Mobile (Private)
Informatica (INFA)
Intellon (Private)
Interwoven (IWOV)
j2 Global Communications (JCOM)
Juniper Networks (JNPR)
Kopin (KOPN)
LoopNet (LOOP)
MEDecision (Private)
Planar Systems (PLNR)
SafeNet (SFNT)
SanDisk (SNDK)
Secure Computing (SCUR)
SupportSoft (SPRT)
Techwell (TWLL)
TIBCO Software (TIBX)
TranSwitch (TXCC)
ValueClick (VCLK)
VitalStream Holdings (VSTH)
WebEx (WEBX)
Webroot Software (Private)
Witness Systems (WITS)
Zarlink Semiconductor (ZL)
ZipRealty (ZIPR)
About Pacific Growth Equities, LLC

Pacific Growth Equities is an investment bank specializing in and focused on emerging growth companies. With offices in San Francisco and Boston, the Firm's principal areas of focus are within the life sciences and technology sectors as well as identifying special growth situations. Employee owned, Pacific Growth Equities offers a full range of investment banking and brokerage services including public equity offerings, private equity offerings, proprietary sell-side research, and M&A and strategic advisory services. For more information, please visit the website at Member NASD, SIPC.

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