Advertising Week 2015 to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

What: 

Advertising Week 2015 – the world’s largest annual gathering of leaders across the advertising, creative, entertainment, marketing, media and technology industries – kicks off in New York this week and will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

Since its creation in 2004, Advertising Week has drawn hundreds of thousands of participants from around the world to New York City for a week long think-tank comprised of over 250 different distinct programs that focus on the power of advertising and its neighboring industries.

In honor of the occasion, Lance Pillersdorf, President and COO, will ring the Closing Bell.

As part of Advertising Week tradition, brand mascots will take the stage for the Closing Bell, including: Charlie the Tuna, Chester Cheetah, Chic-Fil-A Cow, Elmer the Bull, ICEE Bear, Juan Valdez, Little Caesar, Michelin Man, Mr. Peanut, M&M’s Ms. Brown, Quiky the Nesquik Bunny, Red & Yellow M&M’s, Serta Counting Sheep, Slush Puppie, Vince and Larry Crash Test Dummies, Woodsy Owl, Smokey Bear, Travelocity Roaming Gnome, and more.

The mascots are celebrating Advertising Week’s 2015 annual Madison Avenue Walk of Fame – the ad industry’s version of the Hollywood Walk of Fame – and will be inducting this year’s most iconic mascots and slogans.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, September 28, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET          

Advertising Week Media Contact:

Jamie Bezozo
(212) 691-2800
bezozo@sunshinesachs.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:

William Briganti
(646) 441-5012
William.Briganti@nasdaq.com  

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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or 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 Advertising Week:

Advertising Week is the world’s premier gathering of marketing, media and technology leaders and a major national media event.Since its creation in 2004, Advertising Week has drawn hundreds of thousands of participants from around the world to New York City for a week long think-tank comprised of over 250 different distinct programs that focus on the power of advertising and its neighboring industries.This year Advertising Week New York will run from September 28th to October 2nd.

Above and beyond celebration, the mission of The Week is to focus the industry and public at-large on the social impacts of advertising, and shine a bright light on the business and economic influence of the advertising, media and marketing industries. 

The Week is produced by Stillwell Partners, which also produces Advertising Week Europe.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world’s securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.6 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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