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DGAP-Adhoc: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Highlight Event are extending partnership until 2022

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11.12.2014 07:55

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The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Lucerne-based marketing agency
Highlight Event AG have agreed upon the continuation of their successful
marketing cooperation until 2022.
Highlight Event AG is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Highlight Event &
Entertainment AG in which Highlight Communications AG holds a stake of
68.7%.

For more information:

Highlight Communications AG, Martin Wagner, Phone: +41 (0) 61 816 96 96

HIGHLIGHT COMMUNICATIONS AG
4133 Pratteln / Switzerland
Phone:  +41 (0) 61 816 96 91, E-mail: ir@hlcom.ch


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Information and Explaination of the Issuer to this News:

Press release:

Vienna/Lucerne, 11 December 2014

Vienna Philharmonic and Highlight Event continue
Partnership through to 2022

The Vienna Philharmonie and its Lucerne-based marketing agency, Highlight
Event AG, have agreed to extend their successful marketing co-operation
through to the year 2022.

Andreas Großbauer, Chairman of the Vienna Philharmonic, commented that he
is 'very pleased with Highlight Events aehievements over the past 8 years
and that 'the continuous, quality- oriented development of the Vienna
Philharmonic brand remains a high priority for the Orchestra.'

Ferdinand von Strantz, CEO of Highlight Event, added that 'it is a great
privilege to serve this outstanding Orchestra and it continues to be a
central objective for us to live-up to its high quality standards.'

Vienna Philharmonic
The Vienna Philharmonic is organised as a private association and was
founded in 1842. It is made up from members of the Viennese State Opera
Orchestra. The Vienna Philharmonic plays at around 300 opera evenings at
the State Opera and, beyond that, around 90 additional concerts per year.
Some of these concerts are subscription or special concerts played in
Vienna and others are worldwide concert tours under the direction of some
of the most famous conductors of our time. The most well-known concerts are
the annual New Year's and Summer Night Concerts, which are transmitted in
over 90 - respectively 80 - countries worldwide.

Highlight Event AG
Highlight Event AG - a subsidiary of Highlight Event & Entertainment AG and
part of the Highlight Communications AG group of companies - is a company
which specialises in the marketing of international music, culture and
entertainment projects. The company was founded in 2012 and emerged from
the Music Division of TEAM Marketing AG, which was established in 2003.
Highlight Event is responsible for the worldwide exploitation of marketing
rights for the European Broadcasting Union (Eurovision Song Contest) and
the Vienna Philharmonic. Within the framework of the Vienna Philharmonic
project, its activities are focused on the Orchestra's annual media
highlights - the New Year's and the Summer Night Concert.

For further information:

Vienna Philharmonic                     Highlight Event AG
Andreas Großbauer                       Ferdinand von Strantz
Chairman                                CEO
Tel.: +43 1 505 65 25 120               Tel.: +41 41 226 05 95
E-Mail: andreas.grossbauer@wphil.at  E-Mail: f.strantz@highlightevent.ch

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Language:     English
Company:      Highlight Communications AG
              Netzibodenstrasse 23b
              4133 Pratteln
              Switzerland
Phone:        +41 61 816 96 96
Fax:          +41 61 816 67 67
E-mail:    ir@hlcom.ch
Internet:  www.hlcom.ch
ISIN:         CH0006539198
WKN:          920299
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
              in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, München, Stuttgart

End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service

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