ADVISORY, March 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: Backplane, Malaria No More, New York Road Runners and Ndaba Mandela will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Matt Michelsen, CEO of Backplane, Martin Edlund, CEO of Malaria No More, Mary Wittenberg, President and CEO of New York Road Runners and Ndaba Mandela, Chairman of Africa Rising and representative of The Mandela Foundation, will ring the Closing Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Friday, March 15, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts : Backplane: Craig Fleishman (917) 549-5566 firstname.lastname@example.org Malaria No More : Erica Lichtenberger (212)710-5891 (o) (917) 892-5962 (m) email@example.com New York Road Runners: Lauren Loeb (212) 423-2271 firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.email@example.com Feed Information: 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 Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx . 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 Backplane: The Backplane is a technology platform that enables the world's biggest celebrities and brands to organize their fans around interests, affinities and movements. We are partnered with several of the world's biggest brands to create authentic community, including Lady Gaga's 1 million strong Little Monsters. Backplane understands that consumers, artists and brands want meaningful ways to connect and engage with one another.