Chicago Innovation Awards to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, March 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The winners of the 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards, the businesses that brought the past year's most innovative new products and services to market in the Chicago region, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. The Chicago Innovation Awards is an organization dedicated to making Chicago a recognized hub of innovation through its year-long program of celebration, education, and connection of all those who reflect the spirit of innovation in the Chicago region.

In honor of the occasion, Tom Kuczmarski and Dan Miller, co-founders of the Chicago Innovation Awards, will be joined by the winners of the 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards in ringing the Closing Bell.

This group represents a diverse range of new and innovative business activity across the Chicago region, the strongest sampling of the city's advancements across all industries and sectors, in both big and small companies, for-profit and not-for-profit, high tech, low tech and no tech.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, March 31, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Chicago Innovation Awards Contact:
Luke Tanen
(312) 988-1516
Luke@chicagoinnovationawards.com

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

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Webcast:

A LiveStream of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live

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http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About Chicago Innovation Awards:

The Chicago Innovation Awards, established in 2002, has grown from a single awards ceremony to a year-long series of events and activities designed to celebrate, educate, and connect innovators in the Chicago region. The organization's expansion has included formation of the Chicago Innovation Foundation, which promotes innovation education and provides scholarships to college students each year, and the Innovators Connection, which connects Chicago-region start-ups with the needs of large corporations. The winners of the awards represent billions of dollars in economic growth through jobs and revenues brought to the Chicago region. For more information, visit www.chicagoinnovationawards.com, follow us at www.twitter.com/Chi_Innovation and view our profile at www.facebook.com/chicagoinnovationawards.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,200 listed companies with a market value of over $8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.