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Send Word Now

October 18, 2012 09:13 ET

Send Word Now Celebrates Its Fifth Annual Global Alert Conference in New York City

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Oct 18, 2012) - Send Word Now, the leading provider of on-demand alerting, response, and incident management services, is celebrating the end of another successful Global Alert Conference, which the company hosted on October 16th and 17th at the Time Warner Center in New York City.

The fifth annual Global Alert Conference brought together dozens of Send Word Now customers from across all industries and geographies for two days of networking, workshops, and lectures on how to make the very most of Send Word Now's feature-rich alerting platform. In addition to presentations by members of the Send Word Now management team, guests listened to industry experts and peers from various organizations share their stories, experiences, and recommendations on numerous subjects relating to mass notification.

Risk management and security professionals from organizations such as J.Crew, Related Management, L'Oreal, PVH and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), discussed the elements of crisis communications, the ins and outs of developing business continuity programs, the threats of severe weather, and the importance of redundant emergency communication during crises. Guest also enjoyed a fun and interactive cocktail reception complete with sweeping views of Central Park.

"At Send Word Now, our goal is to make sure that every customer counts," said Tony Schmitz, President and CEO of Send Word Now. "We strive to provide all of our clients with the best platform and software to fit their emergency management and communication needs. We also love to celebrate them and to share their success stories. We had a great time doing so at the 2012 Global Alert Conference."

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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