ADVISORY, June 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
Hashtag Sports will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate a successful week of innovation and thought leadership that gathered executives, entrepreneurs, athletes and influencers from across the global sports economy.

In honor of the occasion, Steve Cobb & Anthony Caponiti, Co-Founders of Hashtag Sports, will ring the Closing Bell. 

This year’s event (#HS17), featuring over 175 speakers and 1,200 attendees, was held on June 26-28, 2017 at The TimesCenter and Microsoft Technology Center in Times Square, NYC.

Where:
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:
Friday, June 30, 2017 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET          

Hashtag Sports Contact:
Emily Black
212-574-7979
emily@hashtagsports.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

Social Media:
For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies, please visit our Facebook page:
http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ.

For photos from ceremonies and events, please visit our Instagram page:
http://instagram.com/nasdaq

For livestream of ceremonies and events, please visit our YouTube page:
http://www.youtube.com/nasdaq/live

For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page:
http://twitter.com/nasdaq

For exciting viral content and ceremony photos, please visit our Tumblr page:
http://nasdaq.tumblr.com/

Webcast:
A live stream of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at:
https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://business.nasdaq.com/discover/market-bell-ceremonies and click on the market close of your choice.

About Hashtag Sports
Hashtag Sports is an innovation conference and thought leadership platform that explores key trends and technologies in sports across media, advertising, sponsorship, content, and culture. Held annually in New York City, this year’s three-day industry event featured 50+ sessions and 175+ speakers representing leading brands, agencies, properties, rightsholders, publishers, startups, investors and athletes. Hashtag Sports is the most diverse gathering of thought leaders, decision makers, and influencers across the sports economy and innovation ecosystem, providing a media-friendly platform to learn, collaborate, and evolve. For more information, visit www.hashtagsports.com.

About Nasdaq:
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 90 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to 3,800 total listings with a market value of $11 trillion. To learn more, visit: http://business.nasdaq.com

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