Evan Weisel of Welz & Weisel (Virginia PR firm that is top-rated by me) sent this over. It's a very different way to meet the press (and indicative of the 'out of the norm' thinking that Tony Welz and Evan Weisel bring to the table. These are good guys (hear the show they did with me in the archives at www.FederalNewsRadio.com). I will be at this event.
Fairfax, VA - January 28, 2009 - Welz & Weisel Communications, a strategic public relations firm focused on creating awareness and credibility campaigns for information technology companies, today announced it will host a government media networking reception on February 24, 2009, providing attendees with unique insights into the marketing, advertising and editorial plans of the area's leading government-focused organizations. The reception offers organizations that provide services and solutions to the government an opportunity to build relationships with members of various government media, association and analyst organizations. This informal setting will allow individuals to mingle over breakfast with contacts that can help increase market visibility for organizations looking to better gain visibility in front of government buyers. Brief comments will be made from executives of the participating organizations to share their thoughts on 2009 market opportunities. Editors, writers and advertising/marketing executives from the following organizations will be participating:
1105 Government Information Group: Defense Systems, Federal Computer Week, Government Computer News, and Washington Technology www.1105media.com
The American Small Business Coalition: www.theasbc.org
Amtower & Company: www.federaldirect.net
Federal News Radio: www.federalnewsradio.com
Government Executive: www.govexec.com
IDC Industry Insights: www.idc.com
DATE: Tuesday, February 24, 2009
TIME: 7:30 a.m. - 9.30 a.m.
LOCATION: Tower Club, Tysons Corner 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Vienna, VA 22182 COST: $40 pre-registration; $50 at door (includes continental breakfast)
REGISTRATION: Contact Claire Eisenberg or Christy Pittman at 703-218-3555 or email at Claire@w2comm.com or Christy@w2comm.com