updated 4/15/2011 10:16:34 AM ET 2011-04-15T14:16:34

ADVISORY, April 15, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), charged with leveraging the City's assets to drive growth, create jobs and improve quality of life, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.

On April 18th, NYCEDC will kick off the latest iteration of their World to NYC program, which introduces foreign executives and entrepreneurs to the New York City business culture. Thirty-nine alumni of the China Europe International Business School will join the New York City Economic Development Corporation in the NASDAQ Closing Bell ceremony as World to NYC program participants.

In honor of the occasion, Mr. Wang Qing Jiang, Director of Alumni Relations for the China Europe International Business School will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET     

Contacts:

Elena Mayer
(212) 312-3561
emayer@nycedc.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 Alexandra Honeysett (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.

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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 New York City Economic Development Corporation:

NYCEDC is the City's primary engine for economic development charged with leveraging the City's assets to drive growth, create jobs and improve quality of life. We are an organization dedicated to New York City and its people. We use our expertise to develop, advise, manage and invest to strengthen businesses and help neighborhoods thrive. We make the City stronger. NYCEDC also helps create affordable housing, new parks, shopping areas, community centers, cultural centers and much more.

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 ).

NDAQA

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