This year's conference will offer our customers techniques to not only increase the momentum of communications campaigns in today's economic climate but also demonstrate their impact on company success
Lanham, MD (Vocus) March 3, 2009
Vocus, Inc., (NASDAQ: VOCS) a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management, today announced that Campaign Manager of Obama for America David Plouffe, will present the keynote address at its annual Users Conference on June 4, 2009. Plouffe will explore how to harness the power of social networking to build brand loyalty and leadership.
"This year's conference will offer our customers techniques to not only increase the momentum of communications campaigns in today's economic climate but also demonstrate their impact on company success," said Bill Wagner, chief marketing officer at Vocus, Inc. "Credited with the 2009 presidential campaign's successful overall strategy, David will offer our customers insight not only into his winning campaign strategy but how they can leverage many of the techniques to navigate social media and deliver an effective message."
David Plouffe was the campaign manager for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. After winning the election on Nov. 4, President-elect Obama credited Plouffe in his acceptance speech, calling him "the unsung hero of this campaign, who built the . . . best political campaign, I think, in the history of the United States of America."
The eighth annual Vocus Users' Conference will take place June 3-5, 2009 at The Mandarin Oriental in downtown Washington, D.C. Vocus customers will gather to explore how their organizations are using Vocus to increase the effectiveness of their public relations, government relations and PAC campaigns. Register by April 3, 2009, and take advantage of a $100 early-bird discount on normal conference registration rates. For more information, please visit the Vocus Users Conference page.
About Vocus, Inc.
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes to fundamentally change the way they communicate with both the media and the public, optimizing their public relations and increasing their ability to measure its impact. Our on-demand software addresses the critical functions of public relations including media relations, news distribution and news monitoring. We deliver our solutions over the Internet using a secure, scalable application and system architecture, which allows our customers to eliminate expensive up-front hardware and software costs and to quickly deploy and adopt our on-demand software. Vocus is used by more than 3,300 organizations worldwide and is available in seven languages. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information please visit http://www.vocus.com or call 800.345.5572.
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