- Ian Smith, CEO of 1pm Plc (OPM) [LSE:OPM] the AIM listed independent specialist provider of finance facilities to the SME sector, is to present at the Growth and Innovation Forum 2017 in London on 31 January 2017.

The Growth and Innovation Forum 2017 is organised by Shares Magazine in partnership with Cenkos Securities and is the UK's only technology focussed investment show.

Thousands of investors have attended our previous investment shows, attendees this year will:

Learn from industry experts and influencers about the growth markets, the technology sector and individual companies

Find out from fund managers how they view the future in 2017 and beyond

Meet the directors of listed technology and growth focused companies

Listen to the expert team of SHARES journalists

Exceptional 12-month share price performance of some the companies that attended and presented at the Show last year include:

Cyan +43%

Instem + 44%

Satellite Solutions Worldwide +79%

Summit Therapeutics +32%

XLMedia +46%

Key note Speakers at the Show include:

Daniel Coatsworth, Editor - Shares

Russ Mould, Investment Director - AJ Bell

Richard Penny, Senior Fund Manager - Legal & General UK Alpha Trust

Simon Strong, Head of Research, Growth Companies - Cenkos Securities

Further keynote speakers to be announced.

Presenting at the Show and available to meet during the day will be a number of listed company CEOs and Directors:

Andrew Newland, CEO - ANGLE

Alastair Smith, CEO - Avacta

Rachel Elias-Jones, CFO - Bango

Keith Butcher, CFO - Blancco Technology Group

Terry Hart, CFO - CityFibre

Simon Cleaver, CEO - CloudCall

Jamal Rushdy, CEO - Collagen Solutions

John Cronin, Executive Chairman - CyanConnode

Philipp Prince, CFO - Defenx

Frontier IP Group

Phil Reason, CEO - Instem

Martin Boddy, CEO and Michael Sprot, CFO - Jaywing

Steve Flavell, co-CEO - LoopUp

Jose Luis Vazquez, CEO - Mirada

Ian Smith, CEO - One pm Finance

Plastics Capital

Mark Braund, CEO - RedstoneConnect

Simon Kings, Executive Director - TP Group

David Richards, Interim Chairman, President, CEO & Co-founder - WANdisco

More companies to be announced. Investors can register now for free at:

At 11:18am: [LON:OPM] 1pm PLC share price was 0p at 64p

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