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April 19, 2012 11:41 ET

Leading Global Notification Provider, Send Word Now, to Serve as Platinum Sponsor of PROTECT 2012 in the Philippines

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 19, 2012) - Send Word Now, the leading global provider of emergency notification and on-demand alerting and response services, announced today that it is the platinum sponsor of the PROTECT 2012 International Exhibition and Conference, which will take place from April 25-26, 2012, in Makati City, The Philippines.

PROTECT 2012, the 7th in an annual series held by Leverage International Consultants, is a trail-blazing event where think-tank experts, specialists and stakeholders will have the chance to exchange ideas and develop innovative solutions to establish and implement organizational resilience. The theme of this year's conference is "Security for Tomorrow's World: Risks and Emergency Management." Exhibits and lectures will focus on risks arising from the cyber world, social media and natural disasters.

On Wednesday, April 25th at 2:00 pm, Send Word Now President and CEO Tony Schmitz will deliver an address on "The 7 Deadly Sins of Crisis Communications." This informative session will explore the mistakes that all business continuity and disaster response professionals should avoid when preparing for a crisis.

"I look forward to both sharing my expertise and learning from fellow attendees at what is sure to be an exciting conference," said Schmitz. "Send Word Now is committed to providing exceptional emergency notification tools to an ever-expanding international market, and we are pleased to be able to support the efforts of risk management professionals in this region."

"PROTECT 2012 is proud to welcome Send Word Now as a major sponsor of the biggest and longest running security, emergency management and disaster resilience conference in the Philippines," said Deng Noblado of Leverage International. "Send Word Now's entry to the Philippines speaks well of its commitment to offer innovative solutions to ensure robust communications in times of crises. Send Word Now is a tool that all organizations, both public and private in the Philippines and in Asia, must have as part of their arsenal to ensure effective emergency response and staff welfare."

About Send Word Now
Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting and incident management services for both routine and emergency communication. The easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification service is used by government agencies, municipalities, universities, non-profit organizations and businesses, including many Fortune 500 companies, to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication in real-time. Send Word Now's Alert Tracer® provides a full audit trail of messages sent and received for after-action reporting and follow-up. Designed to reach anyone, anywhere, anytime, with any device over any type of connection, Send Word Now's mass notification system is capable of transmitting hundreds of thousands of voice and text messages in minutes. The company is headquartered in New York City. Visit Send Word Now on the web at or email us at Follow Send Word Now on Twitter at and check out our new blog for industry news and insights at

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