SOURCE: Lakeland Industries, Inc.

February 16, 2006 09:00 ET

Lakeland Industries, Inc. to Present at 3 Investor Conferences in February and March 2006

RONKONKOMA, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 16, 2006 -- Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE) today announced that its President and CEO, Christopher J. Ryan, and Chief Financial Officer, Gary Pokrassa, will present at the:

1.  Friedland Investment Events - Homeland Defense and Security Luncheon
    on Tuesday, February 21, 2006; 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Dynasty
    Restaurant located at 511 Lexington (at 48th Street), 2nd Floor,
    New York, NY 10017

2.  Friedman Billings & Ramsey 1st Annual Washington Conference on March
    1, 2006; 8:10 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. at the Mandarin Oriental Washington DC,
    1330 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington DC 20024; and

3.  New York Society of Security Analysts - 2006 Homeland Security
    Conference on March 15, 2006; 9:50 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at the Harvard
    Club, 32 West 45th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY
About Lakeland Industries, Inc.:

Lakeland manufactures and sells a comprehensive line of safety garments and accessories for the industrial protective clothing market. Our products are sold by our in-house sales force and independent sales representatives to a network of over 800 safety and mill supply distributors. These distributors in turn supply end user industrial customers such as chemical/petrochemical, automobile, steel, glass, construction, smelting, janitorial, pharmaceutical and high technology electronics manufacturers, as well as hospitals and laboratories. In addition, we supply federal, state and local governmental agencies and departments such as fire and police departments, airport crash rescue units, the Department of Defense, Central Intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Centers for Disease Control.

For more information concerning Lakeland, please visit us at: www.lakeland.com

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions as described from time to time in Press Releases and 8-K(s), registration statements, annual reports and other periodic reports and filings filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission or made by management. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, which address Lakeland's expectations of sources or uses for capital or which express the Company's expectation for the future with respect to financial performance or operating strategies can be identified as forward-looking statements. As a result, there can be no assurance that Lakeland's future results will not be materially different from those described herein as "believed," "projected," "planned," "intended," "anticipated," "estimated" or "expected," which words reflect the current view of the Company with respect to future events. We caution readers that these forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. The Company hereby expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any such statements to reflect any change in the Company's expectations or any change in events conditions or circumstances on which such statement is based.

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