Cree, Inc. to Webcast Upcoming Presentation

  Cree, Inc. to Webcast Upcoming Presentation

Goldman Sachs Technology & Internet Conference

Business Wire

DURHAM, N.C. -- February 5, 2013

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, today announced it
will webcast its presentation at an upcoming event.

Chuck Swoboda, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will provide a company
overview at the following event:

  *The Goldman Sachs Technology & Internet Conference 2013 on Tuesday,
    February 12, at 7 p.m. ET.

A webcast of the presentation will be available live on our website. Please
visit http://investor.cree.com/events.cfm to access the live webcast, as well
as any slide presentation used during the conference.

About Cree, Inc.

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
inverters.

For additional product and company information, please refer to www.cree.com.

Contact:

Cree, Inc.
Raiford Garrabrant, 919-407-7895
Director, Investor Relations
raiford_garrabrant@cree.com
Fax: 919-407-5615