U.S. Chamber Of Commerce And The Union Of Chambers And Commodity Exchanges Of Turkey (TOBB) To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, April 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations, and the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), the highest legal entity in Turkey representing the private sector, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

The Chamber and TOBB are co-hosting a "Turkey Investment Week," bringing a delegation of Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey Ali Babacan, TOBB President M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu and Turkish business leaders to visit leading members of the American business community.

In honor of the occasion, Gregori Lebedev, Senior Advisor to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas J. Donohue and Chair of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), will ring the Closing Bell.

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

When: Monday, April 15, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET      

Contact : Lisa Burgess (202) 463-5682 lburgess@uschamber.com

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

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

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About U.S. Chamber of Commerce: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.

About the Union of Chambers Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB): The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) is the highest legal entity in Turkey representing the private sector. Today, TOBB has 365 members in the form of local chambers of commerce, industry, commerce and industry, maritime commerce and commodity exchanges.

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