Platinum Sponsor Send Word Now to Exhibit at Business Continuity Conference, DRI International 2014
NEW YORK, NY, May 13, 2014 – Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and incident management services, is pleased to announce its platinum sponsorship of DRI 2014: The Professional’s Conference, May 18-21, in Atlanta, Georgia. Inside booth #309, Send Word Now representatives will provide hands-on demonstrations of the company’s award-winning and globally deployed Alerting Service.
Previously recognized by DRI International as the “Notification System of the Year,” Send Word Now’s Alerting Service supports the critical communications needs of more than 1,700 public and private sector organizations. The SaaS-based service, designed to reach anyone, anywhere, anytime, with any device, over any type of connection, is capable of transmitting tens of thousands of voice and text messages in minutes. It also simultaneously gathers the feedback needed for rapid and sound decision making.
The annual event, which is put on by DRI International, attracts business continuity, risk management, disaster recovery, and emergency response professionals. Sessions will cover a variety of topics, ranging from supply chain management to cyber security. Mike McConnell, former U.S. National Intelligence Director, will lead a unique and personal Q & A session to kick off the conference.
“Having sponsored DRI’s annual conference in the past, we value the organization’s presence in the industry and the attendees’ level of expertise,” said Lorin Bristow, Senior Vice President, Marketing, for Send Word Now. “This year’s event promises to be rich in content and collaboration, and we look forward to sharing our perspectives on critical communications.”
About Send Word Now
Headquartered in New York City, Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting for crisis communication. The company’s easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification solutions and mobile applications are used by businesses, government agencies, universities and non-profit organizations to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication when it is needed the most. Other solutions within Send Word Now’s expansive portfolio include desktop alerting, IVR and integrated incident management.
Among its many accolades, Send Word Now was named a leader in Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for U.S. Emergency/Mass Notification Services. Its Alerting Service was recently awarded “Notification System of the Year” by DRI International, and the company received the 2013 Small Business Achievement Award from the Department of Homeland Security for its work with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).