SOURCE: TV Worldwide

March 12, 2007 06:41 ET

National League of Cities, TV Worldwide to Webcast Senators Clinton, Dodd, Hoyer and Coleman at NLC Congressional City Conference, Washington D.C., March 12-13

National Webcast Sponsored by Freddie Mac, Intrapoint, National Crime Prevention Council and the International Code Council to Feature Conference News, Interviews and Addresses

CHANTILLY, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 12, 2007 -- TV Worldwide, a fast-growing web-based global TV network, announced that it has again been selected to webcast the National League of Cities' (NLC) Congressional City Conference, live from Washington D.C. via the NLC's Internet TV channel (NCNTV,, beginning at 11:00 AM on Monday March 12 through March 13, 2007. Main webcast sponsors include Freddie Mac (, Intrapoint (, the National Crime Prevention Council (, and the International Code Council ( Sponsors will have corporate presentations and interviews featured as part of the webcast.

Several prominent members of Congress will address delegates at the Congressional City Conference, including Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.), Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.), majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) and Rep. James Oberstar (D-Minn.).

These members of Congress will join other confirmed keynote speakers for the conference, including U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters, Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.), news commentator David Gergen and political pundit George Stephanopoulos.

NCNTV is part of the National League of Cities' National City Network,, a portal developed in cooperation with the Fannie Mae Foundation that allows member cities to interact on important issues affecting their communities. TV Worldwide is a partner with NLC in the development of National City Network's NCNTV, and will webcast keynotes, addresses, and interviews surrounding the Congressional City Conference in both live and archived formats.

"We are excited about again being selected to webcast this important event on the National City Network," commented Dave Gardy, Chairman and CEO of "We applaud NLC for deploying the latest in streaming media technology to foster interactive communication across the country through NCNTV and we thank our sponsors for their support. With all the event activities, including the addresses from prominent members of congress, we expect a huge audience and we are preparing our servers to accommodate the webcast."

The webcast event will be available live and archived for later viewing at, and Participants should have the free Windows Media Player installed prior to the event and should log on at any time prior to 11:00 AM ET on March 12, to test their set up in preparation for the start of the webcast. Questions can be directed to 703-961-9250, ext 222, ext 223 before and during the event.

About the National League of Cities and National City Network TV (NCNTV)

The National League of Cities, the oldest and largest national organization representing cities in the U.S., seeks to strengthen and promote cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance.

The goal of National City Network TV is to create a customized community-based Internet TV channel that will facilitate the dissemination of NLC information to the public and partner cities, foster communication with and feedback from these partner cities, provide interactive e-mail, chat and collaborative features that will enhance the utility of the channel and facilitate educational and public/press awareness. The dedicated NLC National City Network Internet TV channel is being configured with an initial dynamic utility infrastructure to evolve as the public and city partner users become familiar with the functionality and request capabilities to accomplish a range of live and archived presentation functions.

About TV Worldwide

As a leading global Internet broadcasting and streaming media company, TV Worldwide ( is developing a network of video channels that is an affiliation of community-based Internet television stations, each underwritten by a strategic partner, "aimcasting"(SM) to targeted demographic audiences worldwide. works with strategic partners to develop the latest in live and archived state-of-the art video streaming content applications. was recently named one of the streaming video industry's "Hottest Streaming Companies" by Streaming Magazine,, and CEO Dave Gardy was honored by the magazine as one of the 50 Most Influential People in Streaming Media. Mr. Gardy currently serves as the president of the International Webcasting Association (IWA).

About the National Crime Prevention Council

The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) is a private, nonprofit organization whose primary mission is to be the nation's leader in helping people keep themselves, their families, and their communities safe from crime. NCPC manages public service advertising under the National Citizens' Crime Prevention Campaign -- symbolized by McGruff the Crime Dog® and his "Take A Bite Out Of Crime®" slogan -- and acts as secretariat for the Crime Prevention Coalition of America, more than 300 national, federal, state, and local organizations representing thousands of constituents who are committed to preventing crime. NCPC is funded through a variety of government agencies, corporate and private foundations, and donations from private individuals. For more information on crime prevention issues, visit

About IntraPoint

IntraPoint is a global supplier of leading-edge crisis lifecycle management solutions for enterprises and organizations across a wide range of vertical industries. IntraPoint has leveraged more than 15 years of research & development experience working with international companies to create the world's most advanced crisis management solution available on the market today. (

About Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac is a stockholder-owned company established by Congress in 1970 to support homeownership and rental housing. Freddie Mac fulfills its mission by purchasing residential mortgages and mortgage-related securities, which it finances primarily by issuing mortgage-related securities and debt instruments in the capital markets. Over the years, Freddie Mac has made home possible for one in six homebuyers and more than four million renters in America. (

About the International Code Council

The International Code Council, a membership association dedicated to building safety and fire prevention, develops the codes used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes and schools. Most U.S. cities, counties and states that adopt codes choose the International Codes developed by the International Code Council. (

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