WASHINGTON, April 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, the leading provider of public sector digital communications solutions, announced today that Washington, DC is the next stop on its national Digital Communications Tour, to help government agencies across the country transform digital communications in order to have true mission impact. Public sector experts, including representatives from highly visible agencies, will share best practices in maximizing direct connections with the public at this complementary event open to all government employees and contractors. The event will focus on concrete steps public sector employees can take to leverage digital communications to improve citizen engagement in a timely, cost-effective manner for their organizations. Attendees will hear from public sector experts, such as the Founder of GovLoop, Steve Ressler, who will be focusing on how agencies can continue to deliver mission results during sequestration. A panel of government communications professionals will also provide attendees with insight on digital communications strategy for federal organizations along with 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 excited to have employees from important federal organizations like the Department of the Interior and FEMA on our government communications panel to share their experiences on this leg of our tour." Event details: Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC Speakers: Tim Fullerton, Director of Digital Strategy, U.S. Department of the Interior; Darryl J. Madden, Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Ready Campaign for Emergency Preparedness; Steve Ressler, Founder & President, GovLoop; Scott Burns, CEO and co-Founder, GovDelivery Time: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. ET Cost: Complimentary for government employees and contractors Register: http://bit.ly/DC-Tour-PR Following these events, GovDelivery will host free events in 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 www.govdelivery.com .
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