SAINT PAUL, Minn., Jan. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, the leading provider of public sector digital communications solutions, announced today its upcoming national Digital Communications Tour, to help government agencies across the country to transform digital communications in order to have true mission impact. Open to all government employees and contractors, these complementary events will review concrete steps agencies can take to address Digital Government priorities 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. The series launches in GovDelivery's home state of Minnesota on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. In his presentation "Seriously Fun: the Keys to Success Lost When We Grow Up," keynote speaker, Jeff Freeland Nelson, CEO & Founder of Play from Scratch, will discuss how the same tenets that can foster creative, successful children can also help government employees create communications that support organizational goals while fostering direct connections with citizens to ultimately deliver better services.
"Government agencies are transforming the way communications is used 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 we've collected while serving more than 550 public sector organizations 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."Confirmed speakers include:
- Jeff Freeland Nelson, CEO and Founder, Play from Scratch
- Jenna Covey, Director of New Media, Governor Mark Dayton
- Luther Krueger, Crime Prevention Analyst, Minneapolis Police Department
- Gary Caldwell , Social Media Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Health
- Jeremy Greene , Director of Product Management, GovDelivery
- Scott Burns, CEO and co-Founder, GovDelivery
CONTACT: Mary Yang Communications Manager 651-726-7317 Mary.Yang@govdelivery.com