February 7, 2012

Cree, Inc. to Webcast Upcoming Presentations

DURHAM, N.C. -- Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, today announced it will webcast its presentation at four upcoming events.

Chuck Swoboda, Cree Chairman and CEO, will present at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2012 on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 7:00 p.m. EDT.

Raiford Garrabrant, director of investor relations, will present at the Pacific Crest Emerging Technology Summit on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 6:00 p.m. EDT.

John Kurtzweil, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the following conferences:

* The Jefferies 2012 Global Clean Technology Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 9:30 a.m. EDT.

* The Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 5:10 p.m. EDT.

A webcast of each presentation will be available live and by replay. To access both the live and archived webcasts, as well as any slide presentations used during the conferences, please go to www.cree.com and click 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, mercury-free LED lighting. Cree is a market-leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, LED lighting, and semiconductor products for power and radio-frequency (RF) 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 RF devices. Cree products are driving improvements in applications such as general illumination, electronic signs and signals, power supplies and solar inverters.

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.

Cree is a trademark registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by Cree, Inc.