Cree, Inc. to Webcast Upcoming Conference Presentation

  Cree, Inc. to Webcast Upcoming Conference Presentation

JPMorgan Technology, Media & Telecom Conference 2013

Business Wire

DURHAM, N.C. -- May 2, 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 CEO, will provide a company overview at the
following event:

  *The 41^st Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom
    Conference on Tuesday, May 14, at 2:10 p.m. ET.

A webcast of the presentation will be available live on our website. To access
the live webcast, as well as any slide presentation used during the
conference, please visit Cree’s website at
http://investor.cree.com/events.cfm.

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.

Cree^® is a registered trademark of Cree, Inc.

Contact:

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