With the high caliber speakers we have attracted to this year's conference, our customers will gain valuable insight from the experts who are helping to shape and redefine communications.
Lanham, MD (PRWEB) April 28, 2009
Vocus, Inc., (NASDAQ: VOCS) a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management, today announced its 2009 Users Conference "The Time is Now. Lead" will include dozens of industry experts to discuss how to incorporate new social media channels into your existing communications campaigns. Featuring sessions dedicated to Twitter and other popular social media platforms, the conference will offer attendees tips and techniques to not only increase the momentum of communications campaigns in today's economic climate but also demonstrate their impact on company success.
"The Vocus Users Conference is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for our customers to learn to navigate social media and cost-effectively deliver a message that increases their organization's visibility and overall success," said Bill Wagner, chief marketing officer at Vocus, Inc. "With the high caliber speakers we have attracted to this year's conference, our customers will gain valuable insight from the experts who are helping to shape and redefine communications."
The 2009 Vocus Users Conference industry leading speakers include:
•David Plouffe, former Obama campaign strategist and keynote speaker, will present The Art of the Possible: Online Branding Strategies and Tactics.
•Shonali Burke, consultant, will lead a panel of experts discussing how to build a following, engage with peers and leverage Twitter for communications.
•Brian Solis and Deirdre Breakenridge, authors of Putting the Public Back in Public Relations, will discuss techniques for building the relationships that matter to reach a new generation of influencers using platforms from Twitter to Facebook.
•Holly Pitt Young and J.C. Watts of J.C. Watts Partners, Direct Lobbying, Political Fundraising, and Constituent Mobilization Using Technology will cover ways to effectively communicate with legislators using all available technologies.
•Sandra Fathi, president of Affect Strategies, Maximizing the Value of Your News: From Twitter to Google will discuss how to maximize the value of news and the dollars put behind it.
The eighth annual Vocus Users' Conference will take place June 4-5, 2009 at The Mandarin Oriental in downtown Washington, D.C. Attendees will explore how to increase the effectiveness of their public relations, government relations and PAC campaigns. For more information and a complete schedule of the event, please visit http://www.vocus.com/uc2009.
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 3,500 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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