updated 3/8/2011 12:17:16 PM ET 2011-03-08T17:17:16

ADVISORY, March 8, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

To celebrate the 2011 PR Week Awards, Steve Barrett, Editor in Chief of PR Week, will ring the closing bell.

This year, the 2011 PR Week awards take place on the evening of Thursday, March 10, honoring the best campaigns, companies, and people in the PR and communications industry.

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Who:

Steve Barrett, Editor in Chief of PRWeek

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 at 3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET        

Contacts:

PR Week:
Steve Barrett
(917) 225 1867
Steve.barrett@prweek.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Alexandra Honeysett
(646) 441-5211
Alexandra.Honeysett@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Alex Honeysett on (646) 441-5211.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

Facebook and Twitter:

For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at:

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For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at:

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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:

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 PR Week:

Launched in 1998, PRWeek is the leading title for public relations practitioners, providing timely news, analysis, opinion, profiles, research, and practical tips for in-house and agency professionals. News is updated constantly online at PRWeekUS.com, and distributed through our Daily Breakfast Briefing, Weekly Online newsletter, mobile site, Twitter feed, and Facebook page. PRWeek publishes a monthly print edition, which includes in-depth features, opinion, special reports, and surveys. PRWeek's annual awards take place this year on the evening of Thursday, March 10, honoring the best campaigns, companies, and people in the industry. PRWeek also convenes an annual NEXT conference and a range of other events, including roundtables, webcasts, and other forums for PR professionals to exchange ideas and share best practice.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with approximately 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).

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