Conferences

Needham 20th Annual Needham Growth Conference

January 17 - January 18, 2018

The 20th Annual Needham Growth Conference (NGC) provides institutional, private equity and venture capital investors with access to over 320 growth companies from a broad range of industries including communications & enterprise infrastructure; healthcare; industrial technology; Internet, entertainment & consumer; semiconductors & semiconductor equipment; and software & services. In addition to presentations by senior executives, NGC features outstanding keynote speakers and a variety of thematic panels discussing critical topics that will impact technology markets in 2018 and beyond. NGC provides attendees the opportunity to start the year by uncovering investment ideas through the discussion of key trends in the rapidly changing growth company environment. The two day conference features public and private company presentations, Q&A sessions, and 1-on-1 meetings for qualified institutional, private equity and venture capital investors. 1-on-1 meetings will be scheduled throughout the day based on company availability and investor interest. This conference is by invitation only. Please contact your Needham salesperson for registration details as space will be limited.



Past events


Needham 7th Annual SaaS 1x1 Conference

November 16, 2017
Needham & Company’s 7th Annual SaaS 1x1 Conference serves institutional investors looking to explore and discuss one of the most compelling secular trends in technology – the rise of SaaS and cloud computing. The event provides a unique opportunity to take the pulse of key decision makers at a sampling of leading and fast growing SaaS companies, and assess where growth opportunities and challenges for the future may lie. One-on-one meetings will be available for qualified investors. This conference is by invitation only. Please contact your Needham salesperson for registration details as space will be limited.

Needham Networking & Security Conference

November 14, 2017
Security, Networking, Communications, Technical Services Software, NFV. The Needham Networking and Security conference offered a day of focused discussion on the trends driving these markets and the companies providing these technologies. Disruption. Consolidation. Converged. Hyperconverged. Software-Defined. 2017 has been dominated by all of these terms, with the next-generation datacenter at the center of some of the most dramatic events in IT this year. The 2017 edition of our Networking and Security conference included some of the leading companies ushering in this upheaval in the markets, offering institutional investors and venture capitalists the type of thoughtful and timely insights they have come to expect from the event. There was a strong representation from optical players benefiting from the current "Supercycle," and from scaled out Data Center and Security players, addressing the themes of Data Center Interconnect, Security Platform versus best in breed, internal versus perimeter defense, software defined networking (SDN) & network function virtualization (NFV). Finally, on the service front, cloud-based service providers in the UCaaS and CPaaS spaces were included in Needham’s Networking & Security Conference. One-on-one meetings were available to qualified investors.

2nd Annual Needham MedTech 1x1 Conference

August 08, 2017
Needham & Company's Second Annual Med Tech 1x1 Conference served institutional investors interested in medical devices and diagnostics companies. This conference provided a unique opportunity to meet with management from a sampling of leading and fast-growing med tech companies and to attend a featured key opinion leader (KOL) discussion on several relevant topics. The conference consisted of 1x1 meetings with management teams for qualified institutional investors and venture capital firms as well as the high-profile KOL session.

Needham & Company's Sixth Annual Industrial Technologies 1x1 Conference

August 03, 2017
Needham & Company, LLC hosted its Sixth Annual Industrial Technologies 1x1 Conference on August 3, 2017 at Needham’s Headquarters in New York City. Investors attending this event had an opportunity to obtain high-level access to managements and learn about the latest conditions across key segments of the industrial and electronics supply chains. This day-long conference featured high-level access to market leaders in robotics, machine vision and logistics, industrial imaging and instrumentation, lasers and photonics, automation equipment for test and industrial applications, electronics device fabrication, environmental solutions and EMS. One-on-one meetings were available for qualified investors.

Needham & Company's Inaugural Automotive Tech Day

June 06, 2017
Needham & Company hosted its Inaugural Automotive Tech Day in our New York office on Tuesday June 6th. The day consisted of in-depth panel discussions on important topics such as the growth of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and fully autonomous systems as well as exploring the insurance, regulatory and safety implications of autonomous vehicles. One-on-one meetings with representatives from all of the key players in the ADAS/fully autonomous vehicle space: Semiconductor/Software companies, Tier 1 Automotive OEMs and suppliers, Automotive Consultants, Ride Sharing companies, and innovative private start-ups (V2V, LIDAR, Mapping, AI SW) were available for qualified investors.

Needham’s Emerging Technology Conference (NETC)

May 16 - May 17, 2017
Needham’s Emerging Technology Conference (NETC) took place on May 16-17, 2017 at the Westin Grand Central Hotel in New York City. The conference highlighted companies in the Consumer, Internet & Digital Media and Software & Services verticals that we believe are most likely to win in today’s rapidly changing competitive environment, as well as those most likely to redefine the investment landscape. An audience of approximately 500 growth-oriented institutional investors as well as VCs and private equity money managers were in attendance. One-on-one meetings were available for qualified investors.

Needham & Company’s 16th Annual Healthcare Conference

April 04 - April 05, 2017
Needham & Company’s 16th Annual Healthcare Conference was a high-impact forum for institutional investors and venture capital firms to hear the latest updates from senior management teams of both leading public and private companies in the Biotechnology, Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Medical Technology & Diagnostics and Services sectors. This 2-day event featured public and private company presentations, Q&A sessions, and 1-on-1 meetings.
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