NORWALK, Conn.--()--ICR, one of the largest independent financial communications firms in North America, today announced that it will ring the NASDAQ Opening Bell remotely on Wednesday, January 16 at 9:30 a.m. ET, from its conference, the 15th Annual ICR XChange, which takes place at The Fontainebleau in Miami Beach, FL on January 15th to 17th, 2013.
Tom Ryan, Chief Executive Officer of ICR, will be joined by XChange sponsors and private company presenters for the bell-ringing ceremony, which will be hosted by Robert McCooey, Jr., Senior Vice President, NASDAQ. The ceremony can be viewed live beginning at 9:15 a.m. from the NASDAQ MarketSite webcam at www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.
“Over the last 15 years, the ICR XChange has grown into a powerful networking venue where company management teams, investors, analysts, bankers and private equity professionals share market insights and create opportunities to achieve business objectives. ICR thanks NASDAQ for its longtime support of the XChange and we look forward to celebrating 15 years of success by ringing the NASDAQ Opening Bell live from the conference,” said Tom Ryan.
The 15th Annual ICR XChange is pleased to be sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Barclays; Canaccord Genuity; Citi; Cowen and Company; Credit Suisse; Goldman, Sachs & Co.; ITG; Janney Montgomery Scott LLC; Jefferies; J.P. Morgan; KeyBanc Capital Markets; Lazard; Nomura Securities International; Piper Jaffray & Co; Raymond James; Robert W. Baird & Co.; Stephens Inc.; Stifel Nicolaus Weisel; Wells Fargo Securities; and William Blair.
ICR XChange Mobile App
Conference attendees are encouraged to download the ICR XChange mobile app for a range of helpful information including the schedule of presenting companies, conference agenda and maps of the conference area. To download:
- iPhone: Go to the App Store and search for “icr xchange”
- Android: Go to Google Play and search for “icr xchange”
- Blackberry, Windows Mobile and other devices: Access the web based application at http://app.core-apps.com/icr_xchange2013
Established in 1998, ICR is consistently ranked as one of the top independent financial communications firms in North America, and in 2011 was ranked as the 8th largest independent communications firm overall. ICR specializes in investor relations, corporate and crisis communications and digital media, and represents more than 350 public and private companies across more than twenty different sectors. The firm maintains offices in Norwalk, Conn., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and Beijing.
Learn more at www.icrinc.com.
About ICR XChange
The ICR XChange is a unique platform where public and private company management teams, institutional investors, sell-side research analysts, investment bankers, private equity professionals and select media connect with one another with the goal of understanding consumer trends and public company prospects as the year begins. The event is one of the largest investment conferences of the year, featuring presentations by more than 150 public and private companies, with attendance regularly exceeding 1,500.