Investor attendee registration for the inaugural Midwest
Investment Conference (MIC), the premier event for bringing together the
region’s leading public companies and institutional investors, ends this
week on Nov. 15, 2013.
A final schedule for the conference, which takes place at the newly
opened Cleveland Convention Center, on November 19, 2013, is complete,
and will include presentations by the following leading Midwest-based
companies in the materials, industrial and financial sectors:
Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) represented by Mark
Eisele, VP, CFO and Treasurer.
Chart Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTLS) represented by Ken Webster, VP,
CAO and Controller.
CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE: CBZ) represented by Steve Gerard, Chairman and CEO,
and Ware Grove, SVP, and CFO.
Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) (PARIS: CLF) represented by
Jessica Moran, Director, Investor Relations.
Farmers National Banc Corp. (Nasdaq: FMNB) represented by Kevin
Helmick, President and CEO, and Carl Culp, EVP, and CFO.
Huntington Bancshares (Nasdaq: HBAN) represented by Todd Beekman,
Director, Investor Relations.
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling (NYSE: HY) represented by Alfred
Rankin, Chairman, President and CEO, and Ken Schilling, VP, and CFO.
Kimball International (Nasdaq: KBALB) represented by Bob Schneider,
EVP and CFO.
The Lincoln Electric Company (Nasdaq: LECO) represented by Vince
Petrella, SVP, CFO and Treasurer.
Materion Corporation (Nasdaq: MTRN) represented by John Grampa, SVP,
Finance and CFO, and Michael Hasychak, VP, Secretary and Treasurer.
Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) represented by Greg Thaxton, SVP,
CFO, and Jim Jaye, Director of Corporate Communications and Investor
Olympic Steel (Nasdaq: ZEUS) represented by Michael Siegal, Chairman
and CEO, and Richard Marabito, CFO.
Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: PKOH) represented by Edward
Crawford, Chairman and CEO
PolyOne (NYSE: POL) represented by Robert Patterson, EVP, and COO.
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGI) represented by Chad Stone,
RPM International (NYSE: RPM) represented by Russell “Rusty” Gordon,
VP, and CFO.
Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) represented by Scott Beamer, CFO.
TransDigm Group (NYSE: TDG) represented by Nicholas Howley, CEO.
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc. (Nasdaq: USAP) represented
by Dennis Oates, Chairman, President and CEO, and Michael Bornak, CFO.
Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WOR) represented by Andy Rose, CFO.
The complete schedule, along with presentation times is available online
MIC provides an opportunity for institutional investors and professional
industry analysts to interact with senior management teams of publicly
traded issuers. This is the first conference of its kind in the
Northeast Ohio region in more than a decade.
The conference will feature auditorium-style group presentations in
three concurrently running sector tracks. Attendees will hear directly
from senior management teams about the investment merits of each company
along with their strategies for enhancing future shareholder value.
Members of the CFA Society Cleveland, a non-profit, professional
organization dedicated to providing investment-related programs and
services to investment experts, have helped organize this event.
Free Attendance for CFA Institute Members
CFA Institute members can attend MIC free of charge. Non-members can
attend for a fee of $149, which includes access to the auditorium
presentations throughout the day, breakfast, refreshments and a formal
luncheon during the event. Register is available online at http://www.go2mic.org.
In addition to company presentations, institutional investor attendees
can request private or small group meetings with the same senior
management teams in private rooms located throughout the venue. Space
for this conference is limited and one-on-one or small group meetings
with executive management teams will be arranged as time and management
availability permits. Investor attendees are encouraged to make their
breakout meeting requests as soon as possible for the best chance of
receiving their requested meetings.
MIC offers convenience and proximity for Midwest-based money managers in
a professional atmosphere. For information about registering to attend
MIC, please contact conference administrators at 216-696-8066 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Midwest Investment Conference
MIC has been designed by intuitional investors, on behalf of public
companies, as a conflict-free way to cost effectively enhance corporate
transparency and investor relations initiatives. Issuers that genuinely
wish to engage with institutional investors and industry analysts and
share their strategies for creating future stakeholder value will be in
Support for the conference comes from MIC’s Title Sponsor: Tucker Ellis,
a full service law firm with offices nationwide; Platinum Sponsor:
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway Company and global market leader in
commercial press release distribution; Gold Sponsor: Vintage Filings, a
division of PR Newswire offering disclosure and competitive and investor
intelligence products; Silver Sponsor: Ashland Partners, a leading
Global Investment Performance Standards® compliance and verification
services firm; Bronze Sponsors: FactSet Research Systems, a workflow and
productivity service provider to the global investment community, RR
Donnelley, a global provider of integrated communications, as well as
its subsidiary, RR Donnelley Venue; and Contributing Sponsors: Clear
Perspective Group , an independent employee-owned investor relations
consulting firm helping high-quality companies enhance their
institutional investor and analyst following and the National Investor
Relations Institute Cleveland/Northern Ohio Chapter, a non-profit
organization promoting the common interests of individuals engaged in
the investor relations profession.
About CFA Society Cleveland
CFASC was founded in 1950 and provides investment-related programs and
services to its Northeast Ohio-based membership. CFASC has 480 members
and is a member society of CFA Institute, which currently represents
109,000 members including the world's 100,000 CFA charterholders in more
than 130 countries.
In 2013, CFASC was awarded the Society of the Year by the CFA Institute
for societies between 400 and 999 members. The award recognizes
exceptional performance in areas including, but not limited to:
administrative, financial and technological operations; advocacy
efforts; brand awareness and outreach campaigns; candidate support;
governance; member value derived from programs, education and
networking; communications; and volunteer management.
The mission of CFASC is to provide opportunities for professional
development and fellowship among Cleveland-area investment
professionals, consistent with the ideals of excellence, integrity and
education as set forth by CFA Institute.
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