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Ragan Communications Chief Executive Officer to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

ADVISORY, April 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Ragan Communications, a leading publisher of corporate communications, public relations, and leadership development newsletters, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate Ragan's 2011 Social Media Content Summit.

The summit will take place at NASDAQ's MarketSite on Thursday, April 7th and Friday April 8th, and explore how to create videos for customers, the media and employees without busting a company's budget; tap the hidden expertise of employees and share it throughout the enterprise; build and maintain social media platforms that build brand loyalty and use storytelling to engage the media and spark buzz and conversation around a brand.

In honor of the occasion, Mark Ragan, Chief Executive Officer, Ragan Communications, will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Friday, April 8th, 2011 at 3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET        

Contacts:

Ragan Communications:
Yolanda Maggi
(312) 960-4203

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.

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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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:

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 Ragan Communications:

For more than three decades, Lawrence Ragan Communications, Inc., has been the leading publisher of corporate communications, public relations, and leadership development newsletters. Ever since the launch of The Ragan Report in 1970, Ragan has provided the professional communicator and executives with timely, practical, and relevant information that few others can match. The Ragan brand now includes over 16 targeted newsletters in the areas of employee communication, organizational writing and editing, sales and marketing, media relations and motivational management. In addition to our newsletter division, Ragan produces several communications conferences, workshops, and senior-level forums throughout the United States. Ragan conferences draw more than 3,000 professionals annually and provide attendees with access to leading communicators, best practices and rich networking opportunities. 

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 . *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook () and Twitter ().

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