ADVISORY, June 23, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Carl Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer of Autodesk, Inc. [ADSK], will ring the NASDAQ Opening Bell remotely from Autodesk's office in San Francisco, California on Thursday, June 24 at 9:30 a.m. (ET).
NASDAQ lists approximately 516 companies from California with 206 companies from Silicon Valley.
The ceremony will be broadcast live on the NASDAQ seven story high Tower in Times Square and via satellite to national and international media.
The Opening Bell is a ceremonial event that represents NASDAQ's virtual market model. As a result, NASDAQ can be opened from any location, bringing together investors and market participants from around the world to mark the beginning of the trading day.
Carl Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer of Autodesk, Inc. [ADSK];
Adena Friedman, Chief Financial Officer, NASDAQ OMX
Thursday, June 24, 20010 at 9:30 a.m. ET
Autodesk, Inc. San Francisco
The Landmark Building @ One Market, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94105
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. ET on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. ET on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_about.stm.
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.
Autodesk, Inc. is a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art software to help customers experience their ideas digitally before they are built. Fortune 100 companies - as well as the last 14 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects - use Autodesk software tools to design, visualize and simulate their ideas to save time and money, enhance quality, and foster innovation for competitive advantage.
About NASDAQ OMX:
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).
Autodesk and AutoCAD are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries.
CONTACT: NASDAQ OMX Media Contact: Jolene Libretto 646.441.5220 Jolene.Libretto@nasdaqomx.com Autodesk, Inc. Noah Cole 415-200-6310 firstname.lastname@example.org