October 11, 2011

Cree, Inc. Announces 2012 First Quarter Earnings Release Webcast

DURHAM, N.C. -- Cree, Inc.(NASDAQ: CREE):

What: Cree, Inc.(NASDAQ: CREE) Q1 2012 Quarterly Earnings Webcast

When: October 18, 2011 @ 5:00pm ET
Where: http://investor.cree.com/eventdetail.cfm?eventid=103548

How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above.

The webcast will also be available at the address above for replay.

About Cree
Cree is leading the LED lighting revolution and making energy-wasting traditional lighting technologies obsolete through the use of energy-efficient, mercury-free 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, 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.