We owe a lot to them for the job creation they generate which helps keep Maryland at the top of the list of the best places to work in the country.
Lanham, MD (Vocus) September 23, 2008
Vocus, Inc., (NASDAQ: VOCS) a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management, today announced that the company has received the Exceptional Business Award by The Gazette of Politics and Business. Vocus was recognized for its growth during the last three years as well as its dedication to the community.
"I applaud these exceptional Maryland businesses that are consistently on the leading edge of innovation and doing their part to help through their pro-active community service programs," stated David Edgerly, director of economic development for the State of Maryland. "We owe a lot to them for the job creation they generate which helps keep Maryland at the top of the list of the best places to work in the country."
The Politics and Business Gazette publishes weekly, reaching business owners and politically savvy subscribers. The Newspaper focuses on the business and political news of the State of Maryland and is commonly recognized as the leading newspaper covering political activities at the state capital. The Exceptional Business program, the first by the Politics and Business Gazette, acknowledges the top businesses and organizations in Maryland based on the company's annual revenue and employee growth as well as noteworthy product or service innovations, community service efforts and how the companies portrayed themselves as "good places to work."
Vocus has also been recognized by Washingtonian Magazine and the Washington Business Journal for its stand out work environment and unique perks including ping pong tables, an in-office basketball court and weekly yoga classes.
For more information about Vocus' benefits and available positions, please visit http://www.whyworkatvocus.com.
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 2,900 organizations worldwide and is available in five 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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