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Collision Conference to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell Remotely from New Orleans


ADVISORY, April 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --


Collision, America’s fastest growing tech conference created by the team behind Web Summit, will ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell remotely from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

This event marks the first time the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be rung from the city of New Orleans. As a result of Nasdaq’s leadership in pioneering electronic markets, the Nasdaq Stock Market can be ceremonially opened and closed from any location, bringing together investors and market participants from around the world to mark the beginning and end of the trading day.

In honor of the occasion, Paddy Cosgrave, Co-Founder of Web Summit and Eric Schurenberg, President and Editor-in-Chief of Inc., will ring the Closing Bell. 


Center Stage, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans


Wednesday, April 27, 2016 – 2:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Central / 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern       

Collision Media Contact: 

Richard Forde

+353 851406395

Nasdaq Media Contact: 

Will Briganti

(646) 441-5012

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


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About Collision 

Collision is “America’s fastest growing tech conference” created by the team behind Web Summit. In two years, Collision has grown to over 7,500 attendees from more than 50 countries. Attendees include CEOs of both the world’s fastest growing startups and the world’s largest companies, alongside leading investors and media.

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 3,700 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.3 trillion and nearly 17,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: or


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