Advertising Week 2012 and Rocket Fuel Inc. to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, Oct. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Representatives from Advertising Week 2012, the world's premier annual gathering of marketing and communications leaders, and Rocket Fuel Inc., a marketing technology company that combines artificial intelligence with big data to power Advertising That LearnsSM for hundreds of the world's great and growing brands, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square on Thursday, October 4th, 2012.

In honor of the occasion, Rocket Fuel co-founders George John, CEO, and Richard Frankel, President, along with representatives from Advertising Week, will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Thursday, October 4, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contacts:
Advertising Week:
Matt Scheckner
(212) 967-0091
mjs@stillwellpartners.com

Rocket Fuel, Inc.:
Kari Straley
(415) 215-6423
kari@linkedcom.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jen Knapp
(212) 401-8916
Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

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About Advertising Week:

Since its creation in 2004, Advertising Week has drawn hundreds of thousands of participants from around the world to New York City for a week long think-tank comprised of over 200 different distinct programs that focus on the power of advertising and its neighboring industries. Above and beyond celebration, the mission of The Week is to inspire young people to join the craft; focus the industry and public at-large on the social impacts of advertising; address the most important issues facing the industry and shine a bright light on the business and economic influence of the advertising, media and marketing industries.

About Rocket Fuel Inc.:

Rocket Fuel is the leading provider of artificial intelligence advertising solutions that transform digital media campaigns into self-optimizing engines that learn and adapt in real-time, and deliver outstanding results from awareness to sales. Recently awarded #22 in Forbes Most Promising Companies in America list, over 700 of the world's most successful marketers trust Rocket Fuel to power their advertising across display, video, mobile, and social media. Founded by online advertising veterans and rocket scientists from NASA, DoubleClick, IBM, and Salesforce.com, Rocket Fuel is based in Redwood Shores, California, and has offices in fifteen cities worldwide including New York, London, Toronto, and Hamburg. To learn more, visit www.rocketfuel.com or follow us on Twitter at (http://www.twitter.com/rocketfuelinc).

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