National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:NPBC) announced today that it will present at the 2012 Keefe Bruyette and Woods Boston Bank Conference in Boston, Mass., February 29 – March 1, 2012. National Penn and other participating financial services companies will address an audience of institutional investors, investment firm analysts, and portfolio managers. National Penn’s presentation will be on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 11:10 a.m. Eastern Time (see How to Access Presentation below). The speakers at National Penn's presentation will be Scott V. Fainor, president and CEO and Michael J. Hughes, chief financial officer. A brief question and answer session will follow the presentation. How to Access the Presentation National Penn’s presentation will be available live over the Internet on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 11:10 a.m. Eastern Time. Listeners should log onto National Penn’s Web site at www.nationalpennbancshares.com and choose the “KBW Boston Bank Conference” link located on the home page. For those unable to listen to the live Webcast, the archived Webcast will be available for 30 days after the event. National Penn Bancshares, Inc. National Penn Bancshares, Inc., with approximately $8.5 billion in assets, is a bank holding company based in Pennsylvania. Headquartered in Boyertown, National Penn operates 122 branch offices comprising 121 branches in Pennsylvania and one branch in Maryland through National Penn Bank and its KNBT and Nittany Bank divisions. National Penn’s financial services affiliates are National Penn Wealth Management, N.A., including its National Penn Investors Trust Company division; National Penn Capital Advisors, Inc.; Institutional Advisors LLC; National Penn Insurance Services Group, Inc., including its Higgins Insurance division; and Caruso Benefits Group, Inc. National Penn Bancshares, Inc. common stock is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol “NPBC”. Please visit our Web site at www.nationalpennbancshares.com to see our regularly posted material information.