AFOP to Present at the Midwest IDEAS Conference in Chicago on August 26, 2014

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| Source: Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFOP), an innovative supplier of fiber optic components, subsystems, and integrated modules for the optical network equipment market, today announced that Mr. Peter Chang, President and CEO, will present at the Midwest IDEAS Conference on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. The conference is being held at the Hard Rock Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. AFOP's presentation is scheduled to begin at 4:15 p.m. CT. A live and archived webcast of the presentation may be accessed at: http://www.wsw.com/webcast/threepa14/afop/, or in the investor relations section of the company's website: http://investor.afop.com.

About IDEAS Investor Conferences

The mission of the IDEAS Conferences is to provide independent regional venues for quality companies to present their investment merits to an influential audience of investment professionals. Unlike traditional bank-sponsored events, IDEAS Investor Conferences are "Sponsored BY the Buyside FOR the Buyside" and for the benefit of regional investment communities. Conference sponsors collectively have more than $200 Billion in assets under management and include: Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss, Eagle Boston Investment Management, Granahan Investment Management, Marble Harbor Investment Counsel, Gabelli Asset Management, GRT Capital Partners, LLC, Keeley Asset Management, Hodges Capital Management, Luther King Capital Management, Allianz Global Investors: NFJ Investment Group, Perritt Capital Management, Fidelity Investments, Ironwood Investment Management, Great Lakes Advisors, RENN Capital, Ariel Investments, Invicta Capital Management, LLC, William Harris Investors, Greenbrier Partners Capital Management, LLC, First Wilshire Securities Management, Inc., Constitution Research & Management , Inc.

The IDEAS Investor Conferences are held annually in Boston, Chicago and Dallas and are produced by Three Part Advisors, LLC. Additional information about the events can be located at www.IDEASconferences.com.

About AFOP

Founded in 1995, Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets a broad range of high performance fiber optic components and integrated modules. AFOP's products are used by leading and emerging communications equipment manufacturers to deliver optical networking systems to the long-haul, enterprise, data center, metropolitan and last mile access segments of the communications network. AFOP offers a broad product line of passive optical components including interconnect systems, splitters, thin film CWDM and DWDM components and modules, and optical attenuators. AFOP is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with manufacturing and product development capabilities in the United States, Taiwan and China. AFOP's website is located at http://www.afop.com.

Forward-looking Statements

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including statements as to our expectations regarding future sales and profit levels and the time periods thereof, our business prospects, demand for our products and sources of demand, and our expectations for growth in the fiber optic industry, are forward looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including, but not limited to general economic conditions and trends, trends in demand for bandwidth, the impact of competitive products and pricing, timely introduction of new technologies, timely design acceptance by our customers, the acceptance of new products and technologies by our customers, customer demand for our products, the timing of customer orders, loss of key customers or customer orders, our ability to ramp new products into volume production, the mix of products sold and product pricing, the costs associated with running our operations, industry-wide shifts in supply and demand for optical components and modules, industry overcapacity and demand for bandwidth, our ability to obtain and maintain operational efficiencies, financial stability in foreign markets, and other risks detailed from time to time in our SEC reports, including AFOP's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. AFOP disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

Keting Lin
Investor Relations Associate
408-736-6900 ext. 188