SMART to Announce Third Quarter Results

Q3 Results for Fiscal 2013 to be Released After Close of Markets February 6, 2013


CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SMART Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq:SMT) (TSX:SMA), a leading provider of collaboration solutions, today announced that it will report financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended December 31, 2012, after the financial markets close in the United States and Canada on Wednesday, February 6, 2013.

In conjunction with this announcement, SMART will host a conference call on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. MT (4:30 p.m. ET) to discuss the company's financial results. To access this call, dial 877.312.5844 (North America) or 253.237.1152 (outside North America) with conference ID # 90772290. A live webcast of the conference call and supplemental slides will be accessible from the investor relations page of SMART's website at http://investor.smarttech.com/index.cfm, and a replay will be archived and accessible at http://investor.smarttech.com/events.cfm. A replay of this conference call may also be accessed through February 16, 2013, by dialing 855.859.2056 (North America) or 404.537.3406 (outside North America). The replay pass code is 90772290.

About SMART

SMART Technologies Inc. is a leading provider of technology solutions that enable inspired collaboration in schools and workplaces around the world by turning group work into a highly interactive, engaging and productive experience. SMART delivers an integrated solution of hardware, software and services designed for superior performance and ease of use, and remains a world leader in interactive displays.

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CONTACT: For more information, please contact
         
         Investor Relations
         SMART Technologies Inc.
         Phone 1.877.320.2241
         E-mail ir@smarttech.com

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