SAINT PAUL, Minn., March 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, leading provider of cloud-based public sector communication solutions, announced today that Raleigh, North Carolina is the next stop on its national 2014 Digital Communications Tour: The Power of Reach, designed to help government agencies across the country transform digital communications and drive greater mission impact. On Wednesday, April 9, 2014, GovDelivery and its public sector clients will gather in Raleigh to share best practices for reaching large online audiences and improving government communications in a timely, cost-effective manner.
Open to all government employees and contractors, the complimentary event will review concrete steps agencies can take to engage more stakeholders to take action – online or offline – and truly drive mission value for their organizations. Attendees will hear from public sector experts, providing insightful perspectives and strategies on government communications, as well as from peers in government discussing their successful projects.
At this event, communication experts will provide best practices around driving outreach and engagement. Andrew Krzmarzick, Director of Training and Development at GovLoop, will deliver the keynote on innovative government technology initiatives within North Carolina and across the country. Public sector communicators, including Beth Stagner from the City of Raleigh and Scott Ball from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, will share lessons learned and advice for leveraging digital technology to connect with more people and get them to act.
"It's an exciting time to be sitting at the intersection of technology, communications, community engagement, and training and development, especially in state and local government. Having lived in North Carolina for 8 years and working to improve how local government and nonprofits in our state leverage technology to improve the citizen experience, I'm especially thrilled to deliver the keynote for this conference," said Andrew Krzmarzick, Director of Training and Development at GovLoop, Code for Durham Brigade Co-Captain and Marketing Advisor Board Member for DurhamCares.
"Effective citizen engagement is playing an increasingly important role in achieving mission results for public sector organizations," said Scott Burns, CEO at GovDelivery. "While presenting a better solution for engaging citizens, the digital era also brings the challenges of a constantly growing and changing landscape of communication channels and tools. We're proud to once again bring best practices to the doorsteps of those tasked with navigating this evolving world. Both industry experts and peers will be available to discuss highly valuable digital communication strategies and tactics needed to help government communicators address these challenges and remain focused on engaging more citizens, functioning more efficiently, and ultimately driving mission success."
Confirmed speakers include:
- Beth Stagner, Business Applications Director, City of Raleigh
- Scott Ball, Internal Communications Director, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
- Andrew Krzmarzick, Director of Training and Development, GovLoop
- Andrea LaCroix, Client Success Consultant, GovDelivery
- Jennifer Kaplan, Product Marketing Manager, GovDelivery
- Mary Yang, Senior Communications Manager, GovDelivery
Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Location: Raleigh Marriott City Center, 500 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC
Time: 1:00 pm ET – 6:00 pm CT
Cost: Complimentary for government employees and contractors
Continuing education: 2.5 credits
Following the Raleigh event, GovDelivery will host free events in Washington, D.C. and St. Paul, MN. To learn more about these events and to register, please visit http://bit.ly/GD2014Tour-pr.
Attendees of a 2014 Digital Communications Tour stop are eligible for CPE (continuing professional education) credits. To apply to receive these credits, registrants must note their interest in the registration form, attend the full event and fill out the post-event survey. For more information on the learning objectives, prerequisites, and other policies for receiving CPE credits, visit the event's registration page. A certificate of completion is issued to those who applied for CPE credits following attendance of the event and completion of the post-event survey.
GovDelivery enables public sector organizations to connect with more people and get those people to take action. More than 1,000 organizations, from the smallest local parks to the largest national agencies, trust GovDelivery's secure, scalable platform to deliver highly impactful communications. In total, GovDelivery connects its clients with more than 60 million people. GovDelivery's enterprise-class, cloud-based technology allows organizations to meet mission and program goals, resulting in safer communities, happier commuters, healthier families, and better government. GovDelivery is an ICG (Nasdaq:ICGE) company. For more information, visit www.govdelivery.com.
CONTACT: Mary Yang Sr. Communications Manager 202-407-7426 Mary.Yang@govdelivery.com