RedChip Announces Keynote Speaker for Small-Cap Investor Conference at Financial Fest 2010

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 13, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RedChip Companies, Inc. today announced that Allan Watson, Executive Director and founding member of trading information and services provider NYC Trading Floor, will deliver the keynote lunch presentation during the RedChip Small-Cap Investor Conference at Financial Fest 2010. Mr. Watson's presentation will take place at 12:00 p.m. MST (3:00 p.m. EDT) on November 6, 2010 and will be webcast live at during the event.

Prior to starting NYC Trading Floor, whose goal is to provide active investors with comprehensive, real-time market data and professional trading services, Mr. Watson was the Head of Derivative Operations for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa at the Chicago-based Northern Trust bank. In this role, he managed derivatives, collateral, and middle-office outsourcing operations. Previously, Mr. Watson was a Vice President in the Middle Office Exotics team at Bank of America in London. He began his banking career as an associate at Goldman Sachs, where he quickly rose to the level of Vice President in charge of teams in North American Derivatives Operations in New York City. Mr. Watson is currently responsible for NYC Trading Floor's daily global markets insight and trading strategy newsletter and is now a regular contributor to Red Chip Small-Cap Radio.

Financial Fest brings qualified investors together with the nation's premier public companies and investment opportunities. RedChip will co-sponsor this year's event with KFNN 1510 Financial News Radio, one of the Phoenix area's largest and most popular sources of business and financial news.

RedChip investor conferences are a nationally known forum at which emerging small-cap companies present their stories to hundreds of retail brokers, institutional brokers, fund managers, portfolio managers, accredited investors, and research analysts. During the RedChip conference at Financial Fest 2010, investors will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with executives from presenting companies representing a wide range of sectors including Biotechnology, Healthcare, Education, Oil & Gas, Basic Materials, Consumer Goods, Alternative Energy, Precious Metals Mining, and more. Attendance is free for pre-qualified financial professionals and investors.

To date, some of the companies scheduled to present include:

-- L & L Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:LLEN)

-- Longwei Petroleum Investment Holding Ltd. (NYSE Amex:LPH)

-- Worldwide Energy and Manufacturing USA, Inc. (OTCBB:WEMU)

-- Xenacare Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:XCHO)

-- South American Silver Corp. (TSX:SAC)

For a full list of presenting companies, please visit . For investors who do not have the opportunity to attend the conference in person, company presentations will be webcast live at during the event.

Pre-registration is required for this exclusive event. Seating is limited and will be reserved on a first come, first served basis. To reserve your spot, please visit or call 1-800-RedChip (733-2447), Ext. 127.

About RedChip Companies, Inc.

RedChip Companies is an international, small-cap research and financial public relations firm headquartered in Orlando, Florida; with affiliate offices in Beijing, China; Paris, France; and Seoul, Korea. RedChip delivers concrete, measurable results for its clients through its extensive national and international network of small-cap institutional and retail investors. RedChip has developed the most comprehensive platform of products and services for small-cap companies, including: RedChip Research™, Traditional Investor Relations, Digital Investor Relations, Institutional and Retail Conferences, RedChip Small-Cap TV™, Shareholder Intelligence, Social Media and Blogging Services, Webcasts, and RedChip Radio™. To learn more about RedChip's products and services please visit: .

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