Pershing Gold to Present at Sidoti Spring 2016 Emerging Growth Convention

LAKEWOOD, Colo., March 24, 2016 /CNW/ -- Pershing Gold Corporation (NASDAQ: PGLC) (FWB:7PG1) ("Pershing Gold" or the "Company"), an emerging Nevada gold producer, today announced that Jack Perkins ("Perkins"), Pershing Gold's Vice President, Investor Relations will present the Company at the Sidoti Spring 2016 Emerging Growth Convention ("the Conference").

Perkins will attend the Conference held on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the New York Marriott Marquis, in New York City and will be presenting at 8:30am Eastern Time. Pershing Gold invites all interested investors to view a webcast of the presentation at

During the presentation, Perkins will provide an update on the current state of the Company and discuss its recent business highlights. Perkins will also be available for one-on-one meetings with members of the investment community.

To arrange a meeting with management, please contact Robert Haag at or 1-866-976-4784.

About Sidoti & Company, LLC
Founded in 1999, Sidoti & Company has become the leading provider of equity research focused on publicly-traded companies with market capitalizations of generally less than $3 billion.  Its coverage universe comprises nearly 300 equities across a broad array of industries.  Most of these companies have a history of profitability and balance sheet strength.  Its clients are the leading institutional investors in the small- and micro-cap markets in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.  Its approach affords institutional investor clients a combination of high-quality research, a small- and micro-cap company focused nationwide sales effort, broad access to corporate management teams, and extensive trading support.   For more information, please refer to

About Pershing Gold Corporation
Pershing Gold is an emerging gold producer whose primary asset is the Relief Canyon Mine in Pershing County, Nevada. Relief Canyon includes three open-pit mines and a state-of-the-art, fully permitted and constructed heap-leach processing facility. Pershing Gold is currently permitted to resume mining at Relief Canyon under the existing Plan of Operations.

Pershing Gold's landholdings cover approximately 25,000 acres that include the Relief Canyon Mine asset and lands surrounding the mine in all directions. This land package provides Pershing Gold with the opportunity to expand the Relief Canyon Mine deposit and to explore and make new discoveries on nearby lands.

Pershing Gold is listed on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol PGLC and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol 7PG1.

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SOURCE Pershing Gold Corporation

For further information: Stephen Alfers, Executive Chairman, President and CEO or Jack Perkins, Vice President, Investor Relations, 720.974.7254,,,

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