HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - September 28, 2010) - Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ: HWCC) today announced that Charles A. Sorrentino, President & CEO is presenting at the William Blair Emerging Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, October 5th at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time at the Intercontinental Barclay hotel in New York.

A webcast of this presentation will be available through the following link:

The accompanying slides will be available through the Events and Presentations section of the Company's Investor Relations website at http://ir.houwire.com

About the Company

With nearly 35 years experience in the industry, Houston Wire & Cable Company is one of the largest distributors of wire and cable in the U.S. industrial distribution market. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, HWCC has sales and distribution facilities strategically located throughout the nation.

Standard stock items available for immediate delivery include continuous and interlocked armor, instrumentation, medium voltage, high temperature, portable cord, power cables, mechanical wire and cable and related hardware and private branded products, including LifeGuard™, a low-smoke, zero-halogen cable. HWCC's comprehensive value-added services include same-day shipping, knowledgeable sales staff, inventory management programs, just-in-time delivery, logistics support, customized internet-based ordering capabilities and 24/7/365 service.

To obtain additional information, visit our website at www.houwire.com.

Contact Information:

Hope M. Novosad
Manager, Investor Relations
Direct: 713.609.2110
Fax: 713.609.2168