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Leading Notification Provider Send Word Now to Exhibit at International Disaster Conference and Expo in New Orleans, LA

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jan 3, 2013) - Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and on-demand alerting and response services, announced today that it will be showcasing its suite of software products at the International Disaster Conference and Exposition, which will be held from January 8-10 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The conference, co-chaired by Tom Ridge, the first U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and current president and CEO of Ridge Global, and Kevin Davis, director of the Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), will unite public and private sector professionals from around the world to discuss disaster response best practices.

Over 3,000 industry professionals are expected to attend the event, including government policy decision makers from dozens of countries and over 1,500 private sector employees responsible for preparation, response, recovery, and mitigation. On the exhibition floor, over 200 companies will have the chance to display their cutting edge tools, equipment, machinery, supplies, resources, technology, and services.

"We are very excited to attend and exhibit our messaging platform at the IDCE next week," said Tony Schmitz, President and CEO of Send Word Now. "The conference will provide Send Word Now with an excellent opportunity to build partnerships with individuals and organizations across the disaster recovery industry while showcasing our fantastic suite of automated notification services."

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 http://www.sendwordnow.com or email us at info@sendwordnow.com. Follow Send Word Now on Twitter at http://twitter.com/sendwordnow and check out our new blog for industry news and insights at http://www.sendwordnow.com/Company/Blog.