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GovDelivery to Host 6th Annual UK Public Sector Communications Conference

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, the leading provider of cloud-based public sector communications solutions, today announced the agenda for its 6th Annual UK Public Sector Communications Conference to be held 16 September at the Park Plaza Victoria London. The full-day event will include keynotes from leading communication experts who will present on measuring the value of digital audiences and share best practices in connecting communications strategy with open data.

Registration is now open for the complimentary event, where record attendance is expected based on more than 400 early registrations to date. Government employees and contractors across the UK are expected to attend to exchange ideas, network, and learn how government organisations are using digital communications to drive citizen satisfaction and get people to take action. Those interested in attending can register at the event website: http://www.govdelivery.com/ukcomm15/.

"Public sector organisations are using smart digital communications technology to better inform and engage their communities," said Dave Worsell, Director of GovDelivery Europe. "At this year's conference, we're featuring those leading the charge in this area. We're thrilled to host the people and organisations who truly understand how digital communications can drive behaviour change and positive outcomes."

This year's keynotes include communications researcher and expert Guy Dominy, the co-author of Measuring Both Halves, who will present on measuring the financial value of a digitally engaged citizen. Andrew Hoppin, president of NuCivic, will also present an in-depth take on easy strategies to maximise open data for government. Additionally, attendees will hear from their public sector peers, including Alison Davies, web analytics manager at the Office for National Statistics, Alan Ferguson, web manager at the Central Bedfordshire Council, Eddie Coates-Madden, head of communications at Sheffield City Council, Richard Pearson, marketing and business development manager for the Southampton City Council, and Rosie Seymour, deputy director for the Department for Communities and Local Government.

This year's Conference will also highlight the most recent winners of GovDelivery's Digital Strategy and Impact Awards. This award program was developed to honour effective and innovative digital strategy throughout the public sector. The 2015 winners include:

  • Hertsmere Borough Council (Category: Improved Citizen Involvement)
  • London Borough of Havering (Category: Promoted and Transformed Services)
  • HM Revenue & Customs (Category: Enhanced Public Awareness)

About GovDelivery

GovDelivery empowers government to create better lives for more people. More than 1,000 organisations worldwide use the GovDelivery platform and network to inform and engage over 90 million people. GovDelivery is the only digital marketing platform built exclusively for public sector organisations in order to promote usage of services, enhance public awareness, and increase the contributions and involvement of citizen communities. GovDelivery is an Actua (Nasdaq:ACTA) company. For more information visit www.govdelivery.co.uk. Follow the company on Twitter @GovDeliveryUK.

CONTACT: Media contact: Pascale Girard Pascale.Girard@govdelivery.com

Source: GovDelivery