ADVISORY, Sept. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Advertising Week 2013, the world's premier annual gathering of marketing and communications leaders each year in New York City, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. Advertising Week celebrates its 10th anniversary this year from September 23-27.
In honor of the occasion, Matt Scheckner, President & CEO, Stillwell Partners and Executive Director of Advertising Week will ring the Closing Bell. Mr Scheckner will be joined by legendary icons of the advertising industry including: Twinkie the Kid, Charlie the Tuna, Ernie Keebler, Charmin Bears, Jared The SUBWAY Guy, Vlasic Stork, Serta Counting Sheep, Travelocity Roaming Gnome, Kool-Aid Man, Mr. Peanut, Smokey Bear, Lucky Charms Leprechaun, Red M&M, Ms. Brown, Sparky the Fire Dog, French's Mustard Man, Buzz the Bee, The Frank's RedHot Hot Sauce Bottle, Angry Birds and Crash Test Dummies.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, September 23, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Advertising Week:
Since its creation in 2004, Advertising Week has drawn hundreds of thousands of participants from around the world to New York City for a week long think-tank comprised of over 200 different distinct programs that focus on the power of advertising and its neighboring industries. Above and beyond celebration, the mission of The Week is to inspire young people to join the craft; focus the industry and public at-large on the social impacts of advertising; address the most important issues facing the industry and shine a bright light on the business and economic influence of the advertising, media and marketing industries. The Week is produced by Stillwell Partners. Stillwell also produces Advertising Week Europe which returns to London March 31 – April 4, 2014.
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The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)
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