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MEDIA ADVISORY/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY-BMO Capital Markets to Host 2012 Digital Media Conference

Thursday, November 01, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY-BMO Capital Markets to Host 2012 Digital Media Conference09:00 EDT Thursday, November 01, 2012NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - Oct. 31, 2012) - BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (NYSE:BMO)(TSX:BMO), will host its Digital Media Conference on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.Senior executives from leading companies will discuss: The impact that social networks, smartphones, tablets, game consoles and over-the-top streaming video are having on consumer behavior (how they spend time and money) How companies are leveraging data, new marketing channels and advertising technologies. The conference will be hosted by BMO Capital Markets Equity Research Analysts Edward Williams (Digital Entertainment) and Dan Salmon (Marketing and Advertising). More than 30 public and private companies in entertainment, internet and advertising & marketing services will be participating, including:Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Acxiom (ACXM) Bally Technologies (BYI) Electronic Arts (ERTS) Interpublic Group (IPG) MDC Partners (MDCA) Microsoft (MSFT) Nintendo of America (NTDOY) Omnicom Group (OMC) Pandora Media (P) Rovi (ROVI) Sapient (SAPE) WPP (WPPGY) News media will have access to BMO's "Demonstration Room" where they can test out the latest consoles, devices, platforms and games (some before their release date in retail stores).Presentations will be broadcast live and archived* at:* Private company presentations will not be webcast. About BMO Capital Markets BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American financial services provider, with 2,200 employees operating in 29 offices worldwide, including 16 in North America and offering corporate, institutional and government clients access to a complete range of investment and corporate banking products and services. BMO Capital Markets is a member of BMO Financial Group, one of the largest diversified financial services providers in North America with total assets of $542 billion and more than 46,000 employees as at July 31, 2012.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Contact Information: For an up-to-the-minute agenda, a complete list ofparticipating or to register to attend the conference,please contact:Martha