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NYSE Euronext and Travelers to Co-Host “Small Business – Big Opportunity” Symposium with SBA Chief Karen Mills

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Friday, July 13, 2012

NYSE Euronext and Travelers to Co-Host “Small Business – Big Opportunity” Symposium with SBA Chief Karen Mills16:02 EDT Friday, July 13, 2012 (Business Wire) -- The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV): WHO:     -- Karen Mills, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration -- Jay Fishman, Chairman & CEO, The Travelers Companies, Inc. -- Duncan Niederauer, CEO, NYSE Euronext   A panel of nationally recognized economic and small business leaders will be moderated by Travelers Executive Vice President of Public Policy and President of the Travelers Institute, Joan Woodward. Panelists include: -- Kate Mitchell, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Scale Venture Partners -- Deirdre Quinn, Co-Founder and President, Lafayette 148 New York -- Tokumbo Shobowale, Chief Business Operations Officer, City of New York -- Elizabeth MacKay, Senior Policy Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor, New Jersey Department of State   WHAT: Culminating the multi-year, national “Small Business – Big Opportunity” tour of symposia, the Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV), will convene a discussion at the New York Stock Exchange to raise awareness of issues impacting entrepreneurs and recommend solutions for success. Participants will also discuss ways to spur economic growth and job creation, and Travelers will ring The Opening BellSM. Travelers Chairman & CEO Jay Fishman and NYSE Euronext CEO Duncan Niederauer will both make remarks.   WHEN:July 17, 2012 9:30am – Breakfast with live remote broadcast of the NYSE Opening Bell, (Rung in commemoration of this event) 10:00am – 10:15am – Remarks by Travelers Chairman & CEO Jay Fishman and NYSE Euronext CEO Duncan Niederauer 10:15am – 10:45am – Keynote Address – The Honorable Karen Mills 10:45am – 12pm – Panel Discussion 12pm – Buffet Lunch   WHERE: NYSE Euronext Board Room 2 Broad Street (guest entrance) New York, NY 10005 Follow the conversation on Twitter: #TRVNYSE TravelersAshley Maageroamaagero@travelers.com860-277-2954orNYSE EuronextAnnmarie Gioiaagioia@nyx.com212-656-5437