Corporate Governance Awards To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Jan. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The 5th Annual Corporate Governance Awards, an event hosted by Corporate Secretary Magazine to recognize the leading practices and companies in the corporate compliance, governance and legal community, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Neil Stewart, Editorial and Research Director, Corporate Secretary, will ring the Opening Bell. 

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET   

Contact:

Ian Au (212) 430-6871 ian.au@thecrossbordergroup.com

NASDAQ MarketSite: Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

*As of January 7, 2013 the Ceremony feeds will be in HD 1080i.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Corporate Secretary:

Corporate Secretary is the leading publication for governance, risk, compliance and ethics professionals. Corporate Secretary's monthly print magazines and weekly e-newsletters meet the needs of corporate secretaries, general counsel and governance professionals by reporting the relevant news and offering analysis of and comment on topical issues. In-depth feature articles on regulatory and other developments offer practical solutions to tricky problems. To learn more, visit www.CorporateSecretary.com and follow Twitter @CorpSecMag

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 23 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.99+% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter ( www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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