Title Sponsor

Hilliard Lyons

Corporate Sponsors

Title Sponsor

Hilliard Lyons  Hilliard Lyons

J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons, LLC

Hilliard Lyons focuses on creating, preserving, and distributing clients’ wealth. We offer comprehensive financial services and advice, including professionally managed accounts from the country’s premier managers, as well as a broad menu of investment choices, such as stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds, annuities, and insurance, to facilitate the financial strategies we recommend.

Founded in Louisville, Kentucky in 1854, the firm has a distinguished history in the American marketplace. We operate more than 70 offices in 12 states. Our Financial Consultants use original and purchased research tools and state-of-the-art software – coupled with their own knowledge and experience – to help clients manage the financial challenges that life brings. Hilliard Lyons is a member of the New York Stock Exchange, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and the Securities Investors Protection Corp.

Individuals and families with significant assets, who need solutions that reflect their long-term goals and unique circumstances, turn to the Financial Consultants of Hilliard Lyons for guidance they can trust.

Platinum Sponsors

Crowe Horwath LLPCrowe Horwath LLP

Crowe Horwath LLP ( is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building Value with Values®,” Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private companies, while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. With offices coast to coast and 2,600 personnel, Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Horwath International, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, consisting of more than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 100 countries around the world.

Frost Brown Todd, LLCFrost Brown Todd, LLC

With nearly 475 lawyers across mid-America, Frost Brown Todd offers a deep, talented roster of legal professionals covering commercial transactions and real estate; business and corporate law; environmental; intellectual property; labor and employment; litigation; and business succession planning. The firm operates throughout ten offices in five states including Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana and Tennessee.

We leverage technical, industry, and legal knowledge and hands-on experience to serve a diverse client base, from global multinationals to small, entrepreneurial companies. Our industry teams integrate that powerful network of legal talent and business experience to provide strategic, comprehensive services across our regional platform.

Mozaic Investor Relations, Inc. Mozaic Investor Relations, Inc.

Mozaic is a financial communications consultancy that helps publicly traded companies build effective relationships with key audiences - from shareholders and analysts and fund managers to the financial media. Whether it involves increasing investor awareness and understanding through programs like INVEST, all IR programs are guided by the client's strategic goals. So whatever the delivery method - annual report, news release, earnings webcast or analyst presentation - our communications work in tandem to support long-term shareholder value. For more information about Mozaic, call Terry McWilliams at 502-410-2113 or email:

Gold Sponsors

Business FirstBusiness First

Media Partner 

Hays Companies  Hays Companies

Hays Companies is one of the fastest growing, privately held insurance brokers in the country. Since our founding in 1994, we’ve grown to over 800 experienced professionals in more than 30 offices across the United States and is now a Top 20 U.S. broker and consultant. Our expertise is helping clients protect their assets and earnings, manage their risk, and solve their problems with a focus on measurable results.


Mergermarket is the leading provider of forward-looking M&A news and intelligence for M&A professionals and corporates. With an unrivalled network of over 500 journalists based in 65 locations worldwide, Mergermarket is the only specialized media service that offers active analysis of corporate strategy before it becomes public knowledge, and a historical deals database to analyze past deals. Mergermarket is part of The Mergermarket Group.  Visit


The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, including NASDAQ OMX First North. The company offers both private and public company services through four platforms: intelligence, communications, governance and visibility. The platforms are designed to help companies facilitate transparency, mitigate risk, maximize board efficiency and inspire better corporate governance. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit

Pro CommunicationsPro Communications

Pro Communications is a regional public relations and marketing firm which has a 30-year history of serving clients. Sarah Provancher leads Pro Communications and draws on her team’s close associations with community leaders, PR and media contacts to implement strategic and high-level public relations and marketing programs. Clients receive hands-on, personalized service.  We bring senior level PR experience and strategy, a budget-conscious approach; strong connections in the community, the media and select trade industries; flexibility and a quick turnaround; and above, proven results. Contact us:

RR DonnelleyRR Donnelley

RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is the preferred global provider of financial disclosure solutions and analytics, helping our clients efficiently meet regulatory obligations and make more informed business decisions. Innovative technologies, including RRD ActiveDisclosure? and Venue®, and unparalleled experience offer a single-source solution for your integrated communications needs. For more information, contact Doug Hamor, Director of Business Development, RR Donnelley Global Capital Markets, at 312.326.8834 or

UofL College of BusinessUofL College of Business

Educational Partner

The UofL College of Business is located in Kentucky’s primary business center and ranked among the nation’s finest business schools by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Bloomberg Business Week, and Fortune Small Business Magazine, we offer a challenging academic experience for students whose career goals include business leadership, innovation and entrepreneurial thinking. U.S. News & World Report and Business Week have consistently ranked the College of Business among the top 7% of business programs in the world. For more information on our programs and centers, visit 

Vivid ImpactVivid Impact

Whether your print and marketing requirements are complex or simple, Vivid Impact’s comprehensive menu of graphic services gives you control over your entire communications plan – saving you time, money and a few headaches along the way. Your specific brand message, partnered with Vivid Impact’s breadth of capabilities will provide you with the streamlined communications you seek, the brand integrity you need and the rewards of a healthier return on investment you desire. Let us show you how our full line will improve your bottom line. Call us at 800.854.5665

Wall Street CalendarWall Street Calendar

The Wall Street Calendar Corporation has been in business since 1993. Our purpose is to inform the institutional investment community of upcoming conferences, group and one-on-one investor meetings. The Seminar Schedule is a list of upcoming conferences designed for the institutional investor. This publication lists conferences worldwide. The Meeting Monitor is a list of upcoming investor conferences, deal roadshows, group and one-on-one meetings in New York City.

Wall Street TranscriptWall Street Transcript

The Wall Street Transcript is an investor publication that has been published continuously since 1963. Additionally, TWST is the leading provider of registration software and webcasting for financial conferences. The publication provides in-depth verbatim interviews of analysts and company CEOs for long-term investors. MeetMax registration software is the most sophisticated service for registering attendees and managing 1x1 meetings. Wall Street Webcasting is the leading webcaster of Investor Conferences and Analyst Meetings.


Organizing Sponsors

CFA Society of LouisvilleCFA Society of Louisville

The CFA Society of Louisville promotes ethical and professional standards within the investment industry, encourages professional development through the CFA Program, and facilitates the open exchange of information and opinions. The CFA Society of Louisville is part of the larger globally recognized CFA Institute. Contact Louis Lemos at 502.400.6017 for more information.

Financial Executives International - LouisvilleFinancial Executives International - Louisville

Financial Executives International is the preeminent association for financial executives.  FEI represents more than 15,500 financial officers and more than 70 percent of the Fortune 1000. The Louisville chapter, founded in 1942, is one of FEI's 85 local chapters and represents members from Kentucky and Southern Indiana public and private companies and academic institutions.  To learn more about membership, call 502.410.2113 or email