Wedbush Hosts Transformational Technologies Conference, Highlights Sector Specific Performance Trends for Investors

Wedbush Management Access Conference connects institutional investors with leading digital media, Internet and technology companies, features cryptocurrency panel discussion "Bitcoin Goes Mainstream" and digital media series "Insights into Social Media and Ad Tech"; Wedbush Equity Research provides detailed investment analysis, recommendations and market trends on a variety of public and private companies throughout the consumer, life sciences, transformational technology and industrial growth sectors

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NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Wedbush Securities, one of the nation's leading financial services providers and award-winning equity research firms, will host its Transformational Technologies Management Access Conference in New York on May 13, 2014. The conference connects institutional investors with management executives from prominent public and private companies specializing in digital media, Internet and technology.

In addition to individual company sessions, Wedbush will present two sector specific events highlighting thoughts from leading experts. "Bitcoin Goes Mainstream" from Wedbush Managing Director Gil Luria will explore the future of cryptocurrency; and Wedbush Senior Vice President Shyam Patil will moderate "Insights into Social Media and Ad Tech," a series of fireside chats and panel discussions to further examine the digital media space.

"We are seeing a major influx of transformational technologies through our research that we believe will greatly impact enterprises and consumers, and, in turn, the market," said Mark Benson, Director of Research, Wedbush Securities. "Now more than ever it's important to identify and discuss the growth potential of these emerging disruptors as they represent immense opportunities for the investment community."

Companies scheduled to attend and present at the Wedbush Transformational Technologies Management Access Conference include: ACI Worldwide, Activision Blizzard, Advent Software, Aemetis, ANSYS, Applied Predictive Technologies, Atmel, Barracuda, Blucora, Cadence Design Systems, Carmike Cinemas, Cavium, Cypress Semiconductor, Datashift, Datawatch Corporation, Deluxe, Diebold, Electronic Arts, Entravision Communication, IMAX, InContact, j2 Global, LivePerson, Mandalay Digital, Micron Technology, MICROS Systems, NCR, NVIDIA, OpenX, Pacific Ethanol, Pandora Media, Pegasystems, PlugPower, Progress Software, PTC, Qualys, Radware, Renewable Energy Group, Spansion, Tesla Motors, Tremor Video, Unified Social, Varick Media Management, Veeco, Vitesse, X+1 and Zynga.

Wedbush Equity Research offers in-depth and differentiated research coverage across the consumer, life sciences, technology and industrial growth sectors. The team, comprised of 28 publishing analysts, generates timely, insightful analyses; and the firm's award-winning Wedbush Best Ideas List, an actively monitored compilation of stock ideas identifying outperformance trends over the forward 6 to 12 month period. Wedbush Equity Research consistently ranks among the industry's leading performance surveys including Barron's and Zacks Investment Research's "Top Stock Picking Firm," Financial Times' "Top Analysts," Institutional Investor's "Rising Stars of Wall Street Research," Wall Street Journal's "Best of the Street," and StarMine's "Analyst Awards for Excellence.

The Wedbush Transformational Technologies Management Access Conference is by invitation only. Please contact the Wedbush Equity Research team at (213) 688-4529 for additional information.

About Wedbush Securities

Founded in 1955, Wedbush Securities is a leading financial firm that provides brokerage, clearing, investment banking, equity research, public finance, fixed income sales and trading, and asset management to individual, institutional and issuing clients. Headquartered in Los Angeles, with over 100 registered offices, the firm focuses on relentless service, client financial safety, continuity, and advanced technology. Wedbush Securities is the largest subsidiary of holding company WEDBUSH, Inc., which also includes affiliated firms Wedbush Bank, Wedbush Asset Management, Wedbush Capital Partners, Wedbush Opportunity Partners, and Lime Brokerage LLC. Follow us on Twitter @Wedbush.

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