ADVISORY, Oct. 4, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Convio, Inc. (CNVO) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate Convio's 1,300 nonprofit clients raising $1 billion online in the first nine months of 2010, a 64 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Five years ago, $1 billion was the amount raised online by the entire nonprofit sector.
Powered by NASDAQ OMX and Convio, Inc. (CNVO), a leading provider of software and services to nonprofit organizations, the day will include the Opening Bell ceremony, NASDAQ OMX and Convio employees and partners from the financial community volunteering with charities in the area, and a celebration of the $1 billion milestone with hundreds of New York area nonprofits at NASDAQ MarketSite to close the business day.
In honor of the occasion, Gene Austin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Convio, Inc., will ring the NASDAQ Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on AMC3 / C22, 87 degrees West, downlink frequency 4140 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.
An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. 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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About Convio, Inc. (CNVO):
Convio is a leading provider of on-demand constituent engagement solutions that enable nonprofit organizations to more effectively raise funds, advocate for change and cultivate relationships with donors, activists, volunteers, alumni and other constituents.
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 approximately 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, visithttp://www.nasdaqomx.com. Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).