GovDelivery Hosts May 7th Event in Austin, Texas to Help Public Sector Organizations Better Serve Citizens

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AUSTIN, Texas, May 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, the leading provider of public sector digital communications solutions, announced today that Austin, Texas is the next stop on its national Digital Communications Tour, which was created to help government organizations across the country transform digital communications for true mission impact. GovDelivery and its public sector clients will share best practices in maximizing direct connections with the public in Austin on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Open to all government employees and contractors, this complimentary event will present strategies and tactics that organizations can employ to improve government communications in a timely, cost-effective manner. Attendees will hear from public sector experts, Baylis Atherton, Digital Strategist, and Jeremy Newman, Webmaster, both from the Texas Office of the Governor in a special Spotlight on Government Success session. Atherton and Newman will provide insightful perspectives and strategies on government communications and discuss their successful projects.

"Government organizations are transforming the way they use communications to impact mission goals by making more direct connections with the public," said Scott Burns, CEO and co-Founder of GovDelivery. "This tour is designed take the digital communications success stories and best practices of the more than 550 public sector organizations we serve worldwide and bring them directly to the professionals tasked with making this transformation. We're excited to have Baylis Atherton and Jeremy Newman join us to share their deep expertise as well as specific strategies for reaching more people than ever before, streamlining complex communications and engaging the public to create lasting value."

Event details:

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Location: Hilton Austin, 500 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas

Confirmed Speakers: Baylis Atherton, Digital Strategist, Texas Office of the Governor; Jeremy Newman, Webmaster, Texas Office of the Governor; Brent Kastner, Chief Technology Officer, GovDelivery; Jennifer Kaplan, Product Marketing Manager, GovDelivery

Time: 1:30 p.m. CT – 6:30 p.m. CT

Cost: Complimentary for government employees and contractors


Following this event, GovDelivery will host its final free event on its 2013 Digital Communications Tour in Michigan. To learn more about this event and to register, please visit

About GovDelivery

GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, helps more than 550 government organizations transform their communications by maximizing direct connections with the public while reducing communications cost. Clients, including more than half of major U.S. federal agencies, as well as state, county, and city governments in the U.S., and local authorities and central government agencies in the United Kingdom, use GovDelivery solutions to optimize their effectiveness, efficiency, and engagement in communications with the public. GovDelivery is an ICG (Nasdaq:ICGE) company. For more information, visit

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