The Fashion Group International to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell in Honor of the 30th Annual Night of Stars Gala

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ADVISORY, Oct. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Fashion Group International, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of The Night of Stars gala, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. The Night of the Stars is produced by Fashion Group International, a global professional organization with 5000 members in the fashion industry including apparel, accessories, beauty and home.

In honor of the occasion, Margaret Hayes, president of FGI will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Monday, October 21, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:
Diane Clehane
(845) 430-3572
dclehane@aol.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:
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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
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DL 3811 Vertical
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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

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About FGI's Night of the Stars 30th Anniversary:

The Fashion Group International is a global, non-profit, professional organization with 5000 members in the fashion industry including apparel, accessories, beauty and home. The FGI mission is to be the pre-eminent authority on the business of fashion and design and to help its members become more effective in their careers. To do this, FGI provides insights on major trends in person, online and in print; access to business professionals and a gateway to the influence fashion plays in the marketplace.

This year the Night of Stars awards celebrates its 30th anniversary. It will be held at New York's famed Cipriani on Wall Street. The October 22 event honors three decades of innovation and style and is expected to draw many of the most well known and respected leaders in the industry as well as top names in entertainment and pop culture.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

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, 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-40 microsecond 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 3,400 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 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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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.