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World Economic Forum USA to Ring NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, Jan. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Senior management of the World Economic Forum USA, an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square ahead of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, on January 23-27.

Who:

Kevin Steinberg, Chief Operating Officer

Sarita Nayyar, Managing Director, Head of Consumer Industries

John Moavenzadeh, Senior Director, Head of Mobility Industries

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:
Lucy Jay-Kennedy
Senior Media Manager
(917) 209 9483
Lucy.JayKennedy@weforum.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jen Knapp
(212) 401-8916
Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

*As of January 7, 2013 the ceremony feeds will be in HD 1080i.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:
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About the World Economic Forum:

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Incorporated as a foundation in 1971, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the World Economic Forum is impartial and not-for-profit; it is tied to no political, partisan or national interests (http://www.weforum.org).

Incorporated as a non-profit business league and based in New York, the World Economic Forum USA is impartial and recognized as a 501(c)6 organization. It is the North American affiliate of the World Economic Forum, and also tied to no political, partisan or national interests

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