SOURCE: Accela, Inc.

Accela, Inc.

May 04, 2011 14:55 ET

Accela Opens Registration for 2011 User Conference in San Diego

Event Expected to Draw Hundreds of Government Professionals From U.S. and Overseas

SAN RAMON, CA--(Marketwire - May 4, 2011) - Accela, Inc., the leading provider of web- and cloud-based software for e-government, today opened registration for the 2011 Accela User Conference, to be held Aug. 15 -19, 2011, at Paradise Point Resort in San Diego. The event will feature demonstrations of new technologies, user training sessions, and presentations by government and private-sector innovators. Attendees may register online at:

To accommodate the many government agencies facing reduced budgets for travel and continuing education, Accela has lowered 2011 conference registration rates by $300 -- a savings of more than 30 percent compared with 2010.

"Accela understands the challenges facing many regional governments in the current economic climate," said Don Nanneman, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Accela. "But achieving efficiency and innovation in government processes has never been more critical. So we're doing our part to make it easier for our customers to reap the benefits that the User Conference delivers."

Conference Provides Wealth of Education, Networking Opportunities
Admittance to the Accela User Conference includes multiple days of access to the exhibit hall and an active schedule of events designed to connect attendees with the people, products, and trends at the forefront of the government automation industry. Highlights include:

  • Nearly 30 breakout sessions;
  • A comprehensive overview of the latest features of Accela's flagship Accela Automation® enterprise software and other new offerings;
  • Informative keynotes and special session by Accela executives, technologists and partners;
  • Presentations by a range of government agencies, including: Indianapolis; Pittsburgh; Charlotte, N.C.; El Paso, Texas; Washington, D.C., Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs (DCRA); and many more;
  • Numerous networking opportunities, including a Monday evening dinner on the beach at Paradise Point, a Tuesday morning fitness activity, and Tuesday evening shuttles to San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter.

A complete event schedule can be accessed at:

The Accela User Conference also provides hands-on training classes offering in-depth information on a range of Accela products and solutions. These training classes, starting Wednesday afternoon and continuing all day Thursday and Friday, are available for an additional fee. Because hands-on training classes can fill up quickly, attendees are advised to register as early as possible.

"The Accela User Conference is one of the most invaluable events our team attends all year," said Stan Reichert, IT Project Manager with the City of Oklahoma City. "Every year, the perspectives and training we get there provide us with the ideas and tools we need to continually improve our investment in Accela solutions and augment our service to the public."

Additional information on accommodations, travel and other Accela User Conference details can be found at

About Accela
Accela, Inc. is the leading provider of web-based and mobile software applications that facilitate e-government processes for local, state, and federal government agencies of all sizes. Backed by 30 years of development and implementation in more than 500 agencies worldwide, Accela software manages more types of regulatory government transactions than any other solution. Accela is headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., with international offices in Australia; the United Arab Emirates; and China. Additional information can be found at

Accela and Accela Automation are registered trademarks of Accela, Inc. Other names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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