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ROTH MKM to Host 35th Annual Roth Conference from March 12-14 in Dana Point, California
March 6, 2023

ROTH MKM to Host 35th Annual Roth Conference from March 12-14 in Dana Point, California

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via InvestorWire — ROTH MKM (“Roth”),, will host its 35th Annual Conference on March 12-14, 2023, at The Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel, located in Dana Point, CA.

The annual Roth Conference offers companies an extraordinary platform for relationship building with both existing and prospective institutional investors. Following its recent acquisition of MKM Partners, ROTH MKM looks forward to introducing the conference setting to many new employees and their clients. 

“Our conferences have always been relationship-driven, enabling emerging growth companies from a broad range of industries to meet and interact with interested investors,” said Byron Roth, Executive Chairman of ROTH MKM. “I am sure that our new MKM network will help make the conference even more productive than in the past. We welcome them and I hope to meet as many new attendees as possible.”

This year’s conference will feature senior executives from approximately 400 public companies spanning a wide variety of sectors, including Agtech, Consumer, Energy, Health & Wellness, Healthcare, Metals and Mining, Sustainability, Services, and Technology. The conference format comprises 1-on-1 and small group meetings, analyst-selected fireside chats, thematic industry panels, and live entertainment.

In addition to the highly praised panels and fireside chats with ROTH MKM’s research analysts, the conference will also feature some discussions by industry experts including:

Michael Darda, ROTH MKM’s Chief Economist and Market Strategist will talk about The Macro-Economic Framework for 2023.
Jim Furey, Partner of Furey Research Partners, will present a Macro Economic Special Presentation entitled “The Coming Small-Cap Decade – Why They Should Rise & Outperform”.
Dr David Karow, President and Chief Innovation Officer of Human Longevity, Inc will talk about The New Frontier of Healthy Aging – Making Sense of Wellness Innovation.

All presentations, fireside chats and panels can be found HERE.

Sagar Sheth, CEO of ROTH MKM, said, “I look forward to my initial conference as CEO of the combined firm. MKM is excited to be a part of this tremendous event and to share in the Roth Conference Experience”.

Sunday, March 12, attendees will be able to participate in any of the scheduled athletic activities, which will benefit CAF – Challenged Athletes Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization.

Athletic activities this year will include:

Roth Ride – a fully supported 40-mile out and back scenic group bike ride along the California coastline led by local ride experts.
Roth Outdoor Cycle – Join us to experience a workout like no other with a fun and challenging CycleBar Cycle session on the beautiful Pacific Lawn at The Ritz-Carlton.
Roth Yoga – a powerful yoga class hosted by YogaSix. 
Roth Tennis – play in a round-robin doubles tennis draw.

The funds raised through the CAF and ROTH MKM partnership also support the Duane Roth Memorial Fund, created to remember the legacy of Duane, which funds grants to challenged athletes so they can participate in the sports they love. To date, Roth has raised more than $1.5 million for CAF. For registration and donation information, visit

Monday, March 13, will feature ROTH MKM’s Private Consumer Day and Emerging Brand Showcase sponsored by Perkins Coie.

Additionally the following panels and special presentations will take place:

  • E&P ESG: Carbon Capture Efforts and what are the regulatory hurdles?; New Natural Gas Processing Technology
  • Advertising in a Recession Panel: Q&A Session Featuring Digital Brands & Agencies
  • Supply Chain Issues in the E&P Space – Are there constraints to production growth
  • State of the SPAC Market: Trends, Challenges & Solutions for New Public Companies – sponsored by Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • The Solar Outlook for 2023 & Beyond
  • Amazon Vs. E-Commerce: A Post-Pandemic Tipping Point Coming Up?
  • Helping Farmers Do More with Less
  • U.S. iGaming Outlook from a B2B Perspective
  • Can best in-class technical/operational expertise be applied outside of the U.S. successfully?
  • Millennial vs. Gen Z Spending Habits
  • AG Biologicals and Gene Editing  
  • RX3 Growth Panel: The Power of Influence in Investing
  • How Are Assets Being Valued Today?  Who Is Lending Money and How?  
  • Cannabis Financing  
  • Outlook for Natural Gas, does LNG provide a floor in pricing?  
  • Ridesharing At Crossroads: Secular vs. Cyclical Factors Going Ahead

Tuesday, March 14, will feature several panels including:

  • Capital Markets Update – Sponsored by Sullivan & Worcester
  • ESG – Top Trends to Watch For – Sponsored by Baker McKenzie
  • Roadmap to Uplisting – When, Where and How? – Sponsored by Pryor Cashman LLP
  • The New Frontier of Healthy Aging – Making Sense of Wellness Innovation
  • AI: Investing Themes Beyond Chat GPT
  • IPO Readiness – Sponsored by Lowenstein Sandler
  • Ag – Circular Economy

At this year’s Roth Conference – ROTH MKM is dedicated to working towards a more sustainable future notably through the following highlights:

The conference host hotel, The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel, is committed to creating an unparalleled guest experience while growing their efforts to conserve and protect global natural resources.

Conference participants can join an ESG Panel – on Top Trends To Watch for – on Tuesday – March 14th at 9:00 am in Salon 3 – Green Track – Sponsored by Baker McKenzie. This panel will cover topics such as ESG reporting, compliance and upcoming SEC climate disclosure rulings among other ESG themes.

In partnership with the 35th Annual Roth Conference, Socialsuite has prepared a short survey on ESG. 

Additional sustainability sponsors include FLOW BeveragesNGO Sustainability IncGreen Power Motor Company and DMC Global.

There will be evening entertainment on both nights. Sunday evening’s theme is PINK and Monday night features “Ibiza Nights”.

Portal & App Sponsor
Loeb & Loeb LLP

Partnership Sponsors
Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Marcum LLP

VIP Hospitality Suite Sponsors
BRP Management Liability Practice
Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP
Pryor Cashman LLP
Sullivan & Worcester

Premier Sponsors
Farmer Brothers
SLS Group
Toppan Merrill

Panel Sponsors
Baker McKenzie
Carlton Fields
Crowe LLP
DLA Piper

Track Sponsors
Alliance Advisors
Grassi Advisors and Accountants
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
Integrous Communications
Moss Adams
Perkins Coie
S&P Global
The Blueshirt Group
The Money Channel

Event Sponsors
Baker Tilly
Canadian Securities Exchange
Capital One
Capital Market Access
Colonial Stock Transfer
Duane Morris
Elev8 New Media
Eventus Advisory Group
Growthpath Partners
Hayden IR
Irth Commuications
Kelley Drye
Kreit & Chiu CPA LLP
Lucosky Brookman LLP
MZ Investor Relations
Petrus IR
Sichenzia Ross Ference LLP
Skyline Corporate Communications Group, LLC
Trinity Capital
Troutman Pepper
Water Tower Research
Winston & Strawn LLP
Woodruff Sawyer

Official Hydration Partner
Flow Beverages

Official Transportation Partner
Green Power Motor Company

Marketing Sponsors
B2i Digital
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
BTV Business Television
Fresh Victor
KetelOne Vodka
NGO Sustainability Inc.
Quigley Fine Wines
Reed’s Inc
South Norte
Sustain SoCal
Venice Beach Beverage

Charity Sunday Sponsors
Challenged Athletes Foundation
M2 Compliance
Sheppard Mullin
Xponential Fitness

SUNDAY | MARCH  12, 2023

7 a.m. – 2 p.m.CAF Athletic Activities
Noon – 7 p.m.Pre-Conference Registration
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.Live Entertainment

MONDAY | MARCH  13, 2023

6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.Conference Registration & Exhibits
6:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.Morning Coffee
7 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.One-on-One/Small Group Meetings
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Analyst Moderated Fireside Chat Presentations & Panels
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.Private Emerging Brand Showcase and Cocktail Reception
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.Live Entertainment

TUESDAY | MARCH  14, 2023

6:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.Conference Registration & Exhibits
6:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.Morning Coffee
7 a.m. – 3 p.m.One-on-One/Small Group Meetings
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.Analyst Moderated Fireside Chat Presentations & Panels
3 p.m. – 6 p.m.“March Madness” Party – Offsite – RSVP Required

All times are listed in Pacific Time (PT)

For more information about the 35th Annual Roth Conference including the list of participating companies, please visit:
Company profiles provided by b2i digital.
IBN profiles share additional perspective.

ROTH MKM is a relationship-driven investment bank focused on serving growth companies and their investors. Our full service platform provides capital raising, high impact equity research, macroeconomics, sales and trading, technical insights, derivatives strategies, M&A advisory, and corporate access. Headquartered in Newport Beach, California, ROTH MKM is a privately-held, employee owned organization and maintains offices throughout the U.S. For more information, please visit

Investor Contact:
Isabel Mattson-Pain
Director of Marketing & Corporate Access
949.720.7117, [email protected]
Roth Capital Partners – Member FINRA/SIPC –

Media Contact:
IBN (InvestorBrandNetwork)
Los Angeles, California
310.299.1717 Office
[email protected]

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