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GovDelivery Makes Seattle, Washington Next Stop on National Digital Communications Tour to Help Public Sector Organizations Transform Digital Communications to Better Serve Citizens and Stakeholders

SEATTLE, Feb. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, the leading provider of public sector digital communications solutions, announced today that Seattle, Washington is the next stop on its national Digital Communications Tour. This series of events was created to help government agencies 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 on Tuesday, March 5th at the Seattle Hilton.

Open to all government employees and contractors, this complementary event 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. 

The Seattle event agenda is packed with industry leaders including Doug Bear, Public Communications Manager for Kitsap County, WA, Jeremy Bertrand, currently filling in as New Media Director for the Office of the Governor, and Megan Anderson, Digital Communications Specialist for the Port of Tacoma, WA. GovDelivery Chief Technology Officer, Brent Kastner will share effective strategies around emergency communications, and Product Marketing Manager at GovDelivery, Jennifer Kaplan will be on hand to discuss the future of digital communications.

"Government agencies are transforming the way communications are 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 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 thrilled to have Doug, Jeremy and Megan 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, March 5, 2013

Location: Seattle Hilton, 1301 6th Ave S, Seattle

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. PT

Cost: Complimentary for government employees and contractors

Register: http://bit.ly/GD-WA-PR

Following this event, GovDelivery will host free events in, Oregon, 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.

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CONTACT: Mary Yang Sr. Marketing Communications Manager 651-726-7317 Mary.Yang@govdelivery.com

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