ADVISORY, Nov. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) --
What: Mayor Martin Chavez from the City of Albuquerque, New Mexico will preside over the opening bell. Mayor Chavez is serving his third term as Albuquerque's Mayor. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Friday, November 24, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: Deborah James Ortiz 505.379.2844 email@example.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto; 646.441.5220
The opening bell is 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 also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
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.
About Mayor Martin Chavez:
Since 2001 Mayor Chavez has restored fiscal discipline and supported well planned growth, rebuilt the public safety infrastructure and broken ground on an historic surface water project that puts Albuquerque's long range prospects on a par with those of every other major city in the country.
Under the leadership of Mayor Chavez, Albuquerque has enjoyed a 17% reduction in crime, a 33% reduction in water use, and a job creation rate that is the envy of the rest of the state and most of the nation. The city has begun enjoying national prominence in a number of studies and reports for factors ranging from business climate to cultural amenities.