NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and critical communications services for business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR), announced today its participation in the upcoming 24th annual Clean Gulf Conference, December 2-4, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas.
The company will occupy booth #155 on the exhibit floor, where more than 200 vendors and over 2,000 attendees – all key professionals and decision makers throughout the Gulf Coast and beyond – will converge to take part in a variety of conference sessions, and share the latest trends and best practices in oil spill response operations.
Visitors to Send Word Now's booth will see demonstrations of its award-winning Alerting Service, previously recognized by DRI International as "Notification System of the Year," along with optional and popular features, such as WeatherBlast®, Desktop Alerting and Self-Registration Portal.
Send Word Now's critically acclaimed SaaS-based Alerting Service features a 100% uptime guarantee Service Level Agreement (SLA) to fully support rapid, two-way and multimodal communications for a variety of emergency scenarios. Among the numerous benefits experienced by the company's global client base, which includes several high-profile oil refining and transportation companies, are faster team mobilizations; a true, common operating picture; greater personnel accountability; and improved incident command.
Send Word Now will also showcase its latest proprietary and fully integrated product offering, SWN Direct, during the San Antonio event. SWN Direct enables rapid, secure and encrypted interactions between an organization and its key stakeholders through a powerful mobile application for iPhone® and Android® devices.
"Considered by many to be the biggest reunion in North America for oil spill response professionals, the Clean Gulf Conference presents an amazing opportunity for us to showcase our emergency communications portfolio and the many successes of our clients," said Lorin Bristow, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Send Word Now. "We are very excited to take part, and look forward to participating in the many educational and networking activities planned throughout the course of the three-day event."
Headquartered in New York City, Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting for crisis communication. The company's easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification solutions and mobile applications are used by businesses, government agencies, universities and non-profit organizations to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication when it is needed the most. Other solutions within Send Word Now's expansive portfolio include desktop alerting, IVR, integrated incident management, and SWN Direct, a revolutionary new recipient mobile app for urgent communication and collaboration.
Among its many accolades, Send Word Now was named a "Leader" in Gartner's 2014 Magic Quadrant for U.S. Emergency/Mass Notification Services. Its Alerting Service was recently awarded "Notification System of the Year" by DRI International, and the company received the 2013 Small Business Achievement Award from the Department of Homeland Security for its work with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
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