Oregon Public Broadcasting Selects Online Solution From Trumba to Publish and Promote Local Community Events Trumba Connect Provides Local and Neighboring Viewers and Listeners with

Interactive Statewide Community Events Calendar



    SEATTLE, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Trumba Corporation, a developer of
 innovative online calendaring solutions, announced today that Oregon Public
 Broadcasting (OPB) has selected Trumba(R) Connect to power its online OPB
 Community Calendar. OPB is a not-for-profit, private, locally owned public
 broadcast network with Television, Radio and Internet services that reach
 1.5 million people every week across the state of Oregon and southwest
 Washington.
     Trumba Connect helps media and broadcast organizations like the OPB
 increase awareness of and attendance at local events and better connects
 these organizations with their communities through a comprehensive suite of
 tools that includes a hosted, interactive Web calendar, event submission
 forms, and reporting services. Trumba Connect's innovative design allows
 for quick deployment of customer-branded event calendars that are rapidly
 adopted by community users because of an intuitive interface and
 interoperability with leading personal calendaring solutions.
     Powered by the Trumba Connect solution, OPB visitors can easily add
 specific activities to their own personal Google(TM), MSN(R) Hotmail(R),
 AOL(R), Yahoo!(TM), Microsoft(R) Office Outlook(R) and Apple(R) iCal(R)
 calendars, set event reminders or receive notifications of event changes.
 Moreover, the OPB Calendar encourages individual visitors to submit their
 own events to the calendar, thus functioning as a two-way communication
 vehicle with the community.
     Highly visible and just one click away from the OPB homepage, the OPB
 Community Calendar provides visitors with a comprehensive monthly view of
 various events happening across the state
 (http://www.opb.org/community/calendar/). The OPB Community Calendar is
 extremely comprehensive yet easy to navigate and provides access and
 information across 16 different event categories, including Workshops,
 Children's Events, Fair & Festivals, Charities, Theater & Dance, and more.
     "Trumba Connect has seen aggressive growth among media companies during
 the last several months. With today's OPB win and the recent King 5
 deployment in Seattle, the broadcast media markets are heating up and have
 begun to increase their presence among our many print and online media
 customers," said Jeremy Jaech, CEO of Trumba. "Local public broadcasting
 organizations like the OPB are natural fits for Trumba Connect because
 their listeners and viewers naturally look to them for community
 information. We're looking forward to providing them with a better way to
 do just that."
     About Trumba
     Trumba Corporation is a Seattle-based developer of innovative online
 event presentation and content management technology that helps media
 companies build community around and generate revenue from "go-and-do"
 content. The company's flagship product, Trumba Connect, allows
 organizations to embed highly interactive and customizable calendars within
 their websites. Trumba customers also benefit from an array of
 event-centric tools that include the ability to maximize user-generated
 content through event submission forms, create categories of calendars
 based on event types or geography, reverse publish online event information
 into print products, drop events onto an array of personal calendaring
 solutions and much more. Trumba technology is used by a variety of media
 organizations, including The New York Times, The Seattle Times, Chattanooga
 Times/Free Press, Pocono Record, King 5 TV and more. Trumba Connect is a
 subscription-based software as a service (SaaS) solution. The company is
 privately held and backed by three of the industry's leading venture
 capital firms, including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, August Capital
 and Oak Investment Partners. To find out more about Trumba, visit
 http://www.trumba.com.
 
 

SOURCE Trumba Corporation

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