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National Restaurant Association Chairman Dick Rivera and Celebrity Chef Cat Cora to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell



What: Dick Rivera, Chairman of the National Restaurant Association (NRA) and Celebrity Chef, Cat Cora will preside over the closing bell ceremony along with companies in the food and restaurant industry participating in NASDAQ's inaugural Food and Restaurant Industry Forum at the NASDAQ MarketSite. Founded in 1919, the National Restaurant Association is the leading business association for the restaurant industry. The association's mission is to represent, educate and promote a rapidly growing industry that is comprised of 935,000 restaurant and foodservice outlets employing 12.8 million people. In 2005, world renowned chef, Cat Cora made television history on Food Network's Iron Chef America as the first and only female Iron Chef, and in November 2006 Bon Appetit Magazine bestowed her with their Teacher of the Year Award. She was also recently named Executive Chef of the magazine. The NASDAQ Food and Industry Forum on Wednesday, August 1st is being organized in collaboration with the NRA and will focus on industry trends within the Food and Restaurant industry. To see the detailed forum agenda with the company names please go to: Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, August 1, 2007 at 4 p.m. ET Contacts: NASDAQ: Silvia Davi 646.441.5014 Jolene Libretto; 646.441.5220; 347.219.9539 NRA: Sue Hensley 202-331-5964 On behalf of Cat Cora: Erika Martineau Account Director The Brooks Group 212-768-0860

Feed Information:

The closing bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA-6 C-band/transponder 17. The downlink frequency is 4040 Vertical; Audio 6.2-6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the closing bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Waterfront fiber 1623 as well.


A live Webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m.

The panel discussion will be webcast live on NASDAQ.Com beginning at 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


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