ADVISORY, Jan. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: ICR, one of the largest independent financial communications firms in North America, will ring the NASDAQ Opening Bell remotely from its conference, the 15 th Annual ICR XChange, which takes place at The Fontainebleau in Miami Beach, FL on January 15 th to 17 th, 2013. In honor of the occasion, Tom Ryan, Chief Executive Officer of ICR, will be joined by XChange sponsors and private companies to ring the Opening Bell. Where: The Fontainebleau – 4441 Collins Avenue – Miami Beach, FL When: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET Contact: Alecia Pulman (203) 682-8224 firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.email@example.com Feed Information: *As of January 7, 2013 the Ceremony feeds will be in HD 1080i. Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSK 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: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ . For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx . 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 ICR Established in 1998, ICR is consistently ranked as one of the top independent financial communications firms in North America, and in 2011 was ranked as the 8 th largest independent communications firm overall. ICR specializes in investor relations, corporate and crisis communications and digital media, and represents more than 350 public and private companies across more than twenty different sectors. The firm maintains offices in Norwalk, Conn., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and Beijing. Learn more at www.icrinc.com . About ICR XChange The ICR XChange is a unique platform where public and private company management teams, institutional investors, sell-side research analysts, investment bankers, private equity professionals and select media connect with one another with the goal of understanding consumer trends and public company prospects as the year begins. The event is one of the largest investment conferences of the year, featuring presentations by more than 150 public and private companies, with attendance regularly exceeding 1,500.