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Variety Entertainment & Technology Summit NYC to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, April 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Variety, the entertainment industry’s leading trade publication, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on Thursday, April 30, 2015. Celebrating 110 years of reporting on all aspects of the entertainment industry, Variety has brought its Entertainment & Technology Summit to New York City for the first time. Also held in Los Angeles, this Summit examines the best strategies to engage tech-savvy audiences, today and into the future, and identify the pioneering ideas that will help the entertainment industry measurably grow its business.

In honor of the occasion, Andrew Wallenstein, Co-Editor-in-Chief of Variety, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, April 30, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Variety Media Contact:
Phil Jun
(323) 617-9151
phil.jun@variety.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or 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 Variety Entertainment and Technology Summit:

Variety’s Entertainment and Technology Summit explores the blurring of distinction between traditional film and television product and digital entertainment. This bi-annual Summit, held in Los Angeles and New York, presents attendees with the ideas and tools to stay ahead of this imperative conversation and better understand the latest trends in tablets and smartphones, rising digital content hubs, new opportunities in advertising and commerce and more.

About Variety:

Variety and Variety.com provide the industry with the most comprehensive coverage of motion pictures, television and the digital space. With respected and experienced news reporters in Los Angeles, New York and around the world, Variety marries its historic coverage of the entertainment business with a technologically advanced website and new weekly print edition, offering readers the in-depth news coverage needed to remain competitive in the ever-changing entertainment industry. The Variety Group – Variety, Variety.com, Variety Insight, LA 411, NY 411 – is owned by Variety Media, LLC, a division of Penske Media Corporation.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq 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 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.