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National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) Chief Executive Officer to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell



What: National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square for a special program, "Downloading NIRI," on Monday, June 15, 2009. The program will feature the President and CEO of NIRI, Jeff Morgan, who will host a panel discussion highlighting the most compelling themes from this year's Annual NIRI conference. In honor of the occasion, they will preside over the Opening Bell. Who: * Jeff Morgan, Chief Executive Officer of National Investor Relations Institute * Brad Wilks, CEO of NIRI Chicago and Managing Director and CEO, Sard Verbinnen & Co. * Nicole McIntosh, Director, Investor Relations, Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. * Douglas Wilburne, CFA, Vice President, Investor Relations, Textron Inc. * Derek Cole, Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, ARCA biopharma, Inc. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Monday, June 15th, 2009 at 9:15 - 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: Katherine Philip (703) 506-3580 (office) (703) 927-1444 (mobile) NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 (office)

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. 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 Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

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 National Investor Relations Institute:

Founded in 1969, NIRI ( is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial community constituents. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations association in the world with more than 4,000 members representing 2,000 publicly held companies and $5.4 trillion in stock market capitalization.


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