SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, leading provider of cloud-based public sector communication solutions, announced today that Washington, DC 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 23, 2014, GovDelivery and its public sector clients will gather in Washington, DC 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. Steve Ressler, the Founder and President of GovLoop will deliver the keynote and share the trends he sees playing out in the GovLoop community of 100K government employees every day. Public sector communicators, including Cameron Brenchley, Director of Digital Strategy at the U.S. Department of Education, Alan Levy, Chief Web Officer at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Kent Politsch, Chief of Public Affairs at the USDA Farm Service Agency, will share lessons learned and advice for leveraging digital technology to connect with more people and get them to take action.
"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:
- Cameron Brenchley, Director of Digital Strategy, U.S. Department of Education
- Alan Levy, Chief Web Officer, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
- Kent Politsch, Chief of Public Affairs, USDA Farm Service Agency
- Steve Ressler, Founder and President, GovLoop
- Scott Burns, co-Founder and CEO, GovDelivery
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC
Time: 8:00 am ET – 11:00 am ET
Cost: Complimentary for government employees and contractors
Continuing education: 2 credits
Following the Washington, DC event, GovDelivery will host a free event in St. Paul, MN. To learn more about this event 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