SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkEquity Partners, a leading research-centric institutional investment firm, is pleased to welcome New York Times #1 best-selling author Harvey Mackay as a keynote speaker at its 2nd Annual Growth Conference, September 21-23 at the Omni Hotel in San Francisco. Mackay is the author of 5 highly influential business books, including the New York Times #1 bestsellers Swim With the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive and Beware the Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt. Both are among the top 15 most inspirational business books of all time, according to the New York Times. "ThinkEquity's Growth Conference is the place to be for investors interested in the most exciting growth companies and sectors in the economy," said Mackay. "I'm looking forward to sharing my insights and experiences with such an elite, forward-thinking group of executives and investors." Mackay is regarded as one of America's most popular and entertaining business speakers, presenting on average once a week to a Fortune 100 company or association somewhere in the world. He also is a columnist for the United Feature Syndicate, which distributes his weekly business articles to 52 newspapers and magazines nationwide. Last April, Mackay received the prestigious Horatio Alger Award. "Harvey Mackay not only understands how to create success in business but how to inspire others to do the same," said Michael Moe, Chairman and CEO of ThinkEquity. "His success as an entrepreneur combined with his unlimited and contagious enthusiasm for articulating what it takes to succeed is business will provide the perfect complement to the energy and excitement we intend to generate at this year's Growth Conference." ThinkEquity's Growth Conference will feature over 100 CEOs from the fastest growing companies converging to discuss current trends in the growth landscape. It will also feature distinguished panels on such topics as venture capital, China's market landscape and the emergence of nanotechnology as a market superpower. For more information, or to pre-register for the event, please visit www.thinkequity.com. About ThinkEquity Partners ThinkEquity Partners is a research-centric institutional investment firm focused on the growth sectors of the knowledge economy. ThinkEquity Partners is dedicated to providing focused insight, advisory services, and capital to institutional investors and corporate constituents in the knowledge economy's key growth verticals, including technology, healthcare, business services and knowledge enterprises. For more information about ThinkEquity Partners, please visit www.thinkequity.com. Member NASD and SIPC.
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