PHILADELPHIA, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of Philly Tech Week, the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) today launched a completely revamped website, part of the convention's commitment to leveraging new technology and innovative ideas. The new website will make it easier than ever for visitors around the world to connect with the Democratic National Convention through original content, resources and opportunities to get involved. With this new foundation in place, the DNCC website will be dynamic and updated with new tools and content up to and through the convention in July.
"Our commitment from the beginning has been to ensure that this Convention is the most innovative, inclusive and forward-looking in history," said DNCC CEO Reverend Leah D. Daughtry. "Our new website will serve as a vital platform for sharing important information, opening up the Convention process, and engaging with more people than ever before. As we get closer to Convention, the site will continue to grow and evolve with new features and exciting content. Through this website, along with our unparalleled use of social media platforms, we hope to establish a new standard for the use of technology as a tool for ensuring inclusiveness and engagement during the Democratic National Convention."
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About the Democratic National Convention
The 2016 Democratic Convention will be held at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia July 25-28, 2016. Working in partnership with the Philadelphia Host Committee, the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, our goal is to make this the most engaging, innovative and forward looking Convention in history. The 2016 Democratic National Convention will leverage technology to take the Convention experience well beyond the hall in an effort to engage more Americans than ever before in the event. With the birthplace of American Democracy as a backdrop, the 2016 convention in Philadelphia will highlight our shared Democratic values and help put the Democratic nominee on a path to victory.
The Democratic Convention is the formal nominating event for the Democratic candidates for President and Vice President. At the Convention, the Democratic Party also adopts the official Democratic Party platform as well as the rules and procedures governing party activities including the nomination process for presidential candidates in the next election cycle.
The CEO for the 2016 Democratic National Convention is Reverend Leah D. Daughtry. The official website of the 2016 Democratic National Convention is www.demconvention.com.
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SOURCE 2016 Democratic National Convention Committee