BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT), a regional financial holding company, will report its first quarter 2012 earnings on April 19, 2012, prior to market opening. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kelly S. King, Chief Financial Officer Daryl N. Bible, and Chief Risk Officer Clarke R. Starnes will host a conference call to discuss BB&T’s first quarter 2012 performance beginning at 8 a.m. (ET) This conference call is being webcast live by CCBN and may be accessed at BB&T’s website at www.BBT.com. A replay of the call will also be available at the same address until 5 p.m. (ET) on May 4, 2012. The webcast is also being distributed over CCBN’s Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors may listen to the call through CCBN’s individual investor center at www.fulldisclosure.com or by visiting any of the investor sites in CCBN’s Individual Investor Network. Institutional investors may access the call via CCBN’s password-protected event management site, StreetEvents ( www.streetevents.com). www.bbt.com/webcastsAbout BB&T: BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) is among the nation’s top financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $174.6 billion in assets and market capitalization of $17.5 billion, as of Dec. 31, 2011. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates approximately 1,800 financial centers in 12 states and Washington, D.C., and offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and others. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at www.BBT.com.