AETI CEO to Present at ROTH Capital Partners 26th Annual Growth Stock Conference

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HOUSTON, March 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Electric Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:AETI), a leading provider of power delivery solutions for the global energy industry, announced today that Chief Executive Officer, Charles Dauber, will present at ROTH Capital Partners 26th Annual Growth Stock Conference at The Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, CA on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Mr. Dauber is scheduled to speak at 8:00 a.m. PT (11:00 a.m. ET). AETI's meeting materials will be posted to www.aeti.com the morning of the presentation at approximately 11:00 a.m. ET.

ROTH's flagship three-day investment conference brings together executives from more than 450 public and private companies and approximately 1,000 investors. The event provides attendees with investment ideas across a variety of sectors, including Business Services, Consumer, Cleantech, Energy and Industrials, Healthcare, Oil and Gas, Mining, and Technology and Media.

Mr. Dauber will be available after his presentation for one-on-one meetings. To schedule a meeting, please contact your ROTH Capital Partners representative.

American Electric Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:AETI) is a leading provider of power delivery solutions for the global energy industry. AETI offers M&I Electric power distribution and control products, electrical services, and E&I Construction services, as well as American Access Technologies zone enclosures, and Omega Metals custom fabrication services. South Coast Electric Systems L.L.C., a subsidiary, services Gulf Coast marine and vessel customers.

AETI is headquartered in Houston and has global sales, support and manufacturing operations in Beaumont, Texas, Keystone Heights, Fla. and Bay St. Louis, Miss. In addition, AETI has minority interests in three joint ventures, which have facilities located in Xian, China, Singapore and Macae, Brazil. AETI's SEC filings, news and product/service information are available at www.aeti.com.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, concerning anticipated future demand for our products, international expansion, and other future plans and objectives. While the Company believes that such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there can be no assurance that such future revenues, profits, plans and objectives will be achieved on the schedule or in the amounts indicated. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual events or results may differ from the Company's expectations, and are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including those listed in Item 1A of the Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 28, 2013. The Company assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements even if experience or future events make it clear that any of the projected results expressed or implied herein will not be realized.

CONTACT: Investor Contact: American Electric Technologies, Inc. Andrew L. Puhala 713-644-8182 investorrelations@aeti.com Media Contact: Molly LeCronier Ward 713.869.0707 mlecronier@wardcc.com

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