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GovDelivery Hosts Webcast and Event in Salem, Oregon to Help Public Sector Organizations Transform Digital Communications to Better Serve Citizens

Monday, March 04, 2013

GovDelivery Hosts Webcast and Event in Salem, Oregon to Help Public Sector Organizations Transform Digital Communications to Better Serve Citizens09:00 EST Monday, March 04, 2013SAINT PAUL, Minn., March 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, the leading provider of public sector digital communications solutions, announced today the next stops on its national Digital Communications Tour, to help government agencies across the country to transform digital communications in order to have true mission impact. GovDelivery and several public sector organizations will share best practices in maximizing direct connections with the public during a webinar on Tuesday, March 12th, and then on Tuesday, March 19th at an event in Salem, Oregon. Open to all government employees and contractors, these complementary events will review concrete steps organizations can take to improve government communications in a timely, cost-effective manner. At each event, 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 tactics and 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 bringing their peers and industry experts to their doorsteps to share strategies for reaching more people than ever before, streamlining complex communications and engaging the public to create lasting value."Webinar details:Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013Location: OnlineSpeakers: Beth Stagner, IT Manager City of Raleigh; Sara VonBargen, Senior Client Success Consultant, GovDelivery; Jennifer Kaplan, Product Marketing Manager, GovDeliveryTime: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CTCost: Complimentary for government employees and contractorsRegister: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/7rsctonw49duSalem, Oregon event details:Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013Location: Salem Conference Center, 200 Commercial Street SoutheastSpeakers: Carolyn Devine, Communications Coordinator, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board; Bud Richmond, Customer Relationship Advisor, Oregon State Legislature; Bill Sweeney, Digital Communications Developer, Oregon State Legislature; Brent Kastner, Chief Technology Officer, GovDelivery; Jennifer Kaplan, Product Marketing Manager, GovDeliveryTime: 1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. PTCost: Complimentary for government employees and contractorsRegister: http://bit.ly/ORtour_PR Following these events, GovDelivery will host free events in Northern California, Colorado, Washington D.C., Indiana, Texas and Michigan. To learn more about these events and to register, please visit http://bit.ly/GDTour2013.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 http://www.govdelivery.com. The GovDelivery logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8030CONTACT: Mary Yang Sr. Marketing Communications Manager 651-726-7317 Mary.Yang@govdelivery.com