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Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell



What: Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to host "Society Download," a webcast panel discussion on key developments in corporate governance for 2009. In honor of the occasion, David W. Smith, President of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, will preside over the Closing Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, July 15th, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: Geoff Loftus (212) 681-2004 NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). 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 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 Ascent fiber 1623 as well.


A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:


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About Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals:

The Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals founded in 1946 as the American Society of Corporate Secretaries, has over 3,400 members representing approximately 2,600 companies. The Society's members deal with public disclosure under the securities laws and matters affecting corporate governance, including the structure and meetings of the board of directors and its committees, the proxy process, and the annual meeting of shareholders and shareholder relations, especially with large institutional owners. The Society acts as a positive force for enlightened corporate governance and changed its name to the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals in January 2005 to demonstrate the importance it places on this key mission.

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