The Advisory Board Company Schedules Third Quarter Conference Call for February 4, 2010

Jan 22, 2010, 13:30 ET from The Advisory Board Company

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Advisory Board Company (Nasdaq: ABCO) announced today that it will hold a conference call hosted by Robert W. Musslewhite, Chief Executive Officer and Michael T. Kirshbaum, Chief Financial Officer, to discuss the Company's financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2009.  The call will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2010, at 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time.  The Company plans to release its third quarter financial results after the market closes on Thursday, February 4, 2010.

The conference call will be available via live webcast in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at  To participate by telephone, the dial-in number is 800.706.7745 and the access code is 41451142.  Call participants are advised to dial in at least five minutes prior to the call to register.  The webcast will be archived for seven days: from 9:00 p.m., Thursday, February 4, 2010, until 9:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Thursday, February 11, 2010.

About The Advisory Board Company

The Advisory Board Company provides best practices research, analysis, executive education and leadership development, business intelligence tools and installation support services primarily to the health care industry, focusing on business strategy, operations and general management issues.  The Company provides best practices and research through discrete programs to a membership of approximately 2,800 organizations, including leading hospitals, health systems, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, health care insurers, medical device companies, universities and other education institutions.  Members of each program are typically charged a fixed annual fee and have access to an integrate set of services that may include best practice research studies, executive education seminars, customized research briefs, web-based access to the program's content database and business intelligence tools.

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