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GovDelivery Hosts May 21st Event in St. Paul, MN to Help Public Sector Organizations Achieve Mission Results

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SAINT PAUL, Minn., May 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, leading provider of cloud-based public sector communication solutions, announced today that St. Paul, Minnesota is the next and final 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, May 21, 2014, GovDelivery and its public sector clients will gather in St. Paul 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 tips and best practices around driving outreach and engagement. The President and Founder of GovLoop, the leading knowledge network for government, Steve Ressler will deliver the keynote on innovations making an impact in the public sector. Government speakers, including Joe Campbell, Marketing and Communications Director of MNsure, Janelle Tummel, Communications Director at the Minnesota Department of Revenue, and Marty Doll, Communications Coordinator at the City of Burnsville, will share lessons learned and advice for leveraging digital technology to connect with more people and get them to act.

"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:

  • Joe Campbell, Marketing and Communications Director, MNsure
  • Janelle Tummel, Communications Director, Minnesota Department of Revenue
  • Marty Doll, Communications Coordinator, City of Burnsville
  • Steve Ressler, Founder and President, GovLoop
  • Scott Burns, CEO and co-Founder, GovDelivery
  • Jennifer Kaplan, Product Marketing Manager, GovDelivery

Event details:

Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Location: Crowne Plaza St. Paul - Riverfront Hotel, 11 Kellogg Blvd E, St. Paul, Minnesota

Time: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm CDT

Cost: Complimentary for government employees and contractors

Continuing education: 2.5 credits

Register: http://2014tourstpaul.eventbrite.com/?aff=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.

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