February 17, 2011

Cree, Inc. to Webcast Upcoming Conference Presentations

DURHAM, N.C. -- Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, today announced it will webcast presentations at three upcoming conferences:

* Chuck Swoboda, chairman and chief executive officer, will provide a company overview at The Jefferies 11th Global Clean Technology Conference on Wednesday, February 23, at 10:00 a.m. EST.

* Raiford Garrabrant, director of investor relations, will provide a company overview at the 2011 Pacific Crest Emerging Technology Summit on Tuesday, March 1, at 4:30 p.m. EST.

* John Kurtzweil, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will provide a company overview at The Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Wednesday, March 2, at 4:00 p.m. EST.

A webcast of each presentation will be available live and by replay. To access both the live and archived webcasts please go to www.cree.com and click on the Investor Relations link. The archived replays will be available 24 hours after the live presentation and will be accessible for two weeks.

About Cree
Cree is leading the LED lighting revolution and making energy-wasting traditional lighting technologies obsolete through the use of energy-efficient, environmentally friendly LED lighting. Cree is a market-leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, LED lighting, and semiconductor solutions for wireless and power applications.

Cree’s product families include LED fixtures and bulbs, blue and green LED chips, high-brightness LEDs, lighting-class power LEDs, power-switching devices and radio-frequency/wireless devices. Cree solutions are driving improvements in applications such as general illumination, backlighting, electronic signs and signals, variable-speed motors, and wireless communications.

For additional product and company information, please refer to www.cree.com. To learn more about the LED Lighting Revolution, please visit www.creeledrevolution.com.