IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) today announced that its senior management is scheduled to present at the 16 th Annual Needham Growth Conference at 10:00 am EST on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. Newport Corporation's President and Chief Executive Officer, Robert Phillippy, and Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Charles Cargile, will be making the presentation which can be viewed through a live webcast available at http://wsw.com/webcast/needham64/newp and on the Newport investor relations website at www.newport.com/investors. A replay will also be available for 90 days after the live presentation through these links. Attendees at the conference will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with Newport management. Investors interested in attending the conference and meeting with management should contact the conference organizers at Needham & Company or Newport Investor Relations at 949-863-3144 or email@example.com. ABOUT NEWPORT CORPORATION Newport Corporation is a leading global supplier of advanced-technology products and systems to customers in the scientific research, microelectronics, life and health sciences, industrial manufacturing and defense and security markets. Newport's innovative solutions leverage its expertise in advanced photonics, optics, and laser technologies, to enhance the performance and productivity of its customers' manufacturing, engineering and research applications. Newport is part of the Standard & Poor's SmallCap 600 Index and the Russell 2000 Index. To download Newport's investor relations app, which offers access to its SEC filings, press releases, videos, audiocasts and more, please visit Apple's App Store for the iPhone and iPad or Google Play for Android mobile devices. ABOUT THE 16 th ANNUAL NEEDHAM GROWTH CONFERENCE Needham & Company's 16th Annual Growth Conference (NGC) gives institutional investors, private equity firms and venture capitalists access to 350 growth companies from a broad range of industries including Clean Technology, Communications, Consumer, Enterprise Infrastructure, Healthcare, Internet & Digital Media, Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment and Software & Services sectors. One-on-one meetings will be available for qualified institutional investors, private equity firms and venture capital firms. Please contact your Needham representative for registration details as space is limited.