GovDelivery Outreach & Impact Awards Now Open to All Government Organizations

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SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, leading provider of cloud-based public sector communication solutions, announced today that the company is issuing a call for nominations for its Outreach & Impact Awards. Beginning today, public sector organizations across all levels of government can be nominated for innovation and outstanding achievement in digital communications. Designed to honor the best in digital communication in the public sector, the Outreach & Impact Awards recognize organizations using digital communications to drive public engagement and action, increasing mission value.

"Effective citizen engagement is playing an increasingly important role in achieving mission results for public sector organizations," said Scott Burns, CEO at GovDelivery. "There are so many innovative public sector organizations already using digital technology to connect with more people and then leverage those connections to drive action and increase public engagement by delivering relevant messages where and when they are most effective. We hope those innovators will nominate themselves and each other so that the entire industry can benefit from understanding how these organizations are achieving program and mission success by reaching more people through digital communications."

Nominees can submit digital marketing activities, including email, social, SMS text, voice or website sign-up best practices, for any one of the following Outreach & Impact awards:

  • Maximizer: For organizations that substantially build audience reach or an online community to achieve organization objects by utilizing digital marketing best practices.
  • Designer: For organizations that highlight creative use of design and messaging that drive stakeholder action by influencing behavior or building public trust.
  • Integrator: For organizations that integrate, streamline, or automate personalized messaging (think RSS feeds, transactional messages, drip campaigns, multichannel communications/COPE, and so on) to increase departmental efficiency, ROI and influence behavior.
  • Collaborator: For organizations that collaborate with others in the public sector to reach more people and incite action.

For more information on GovDelivery's Outreach & Impact Awards, or to nominate a public sector organization, please visit http://bit.ly/GovDawards-pr.

About GovDelivery

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

Source: GovDelivery