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Dr. James D. Diamond to headline SynaVoice SOL virtual camp

SynaVoice SOL

SynaVoice SOL is a virtual camp for high school students. Our mission is to provide exposure to new ideas, concepts, and skills that will inform college, career, and life choices for the students. Founded as a response to the parallel crises of the quarantine resulting from Covid 19 and the murder of George Floyd, we aim to create an environment where campers of all races can meet to engage in interesting and thought-provoking conversations. "SynaVoice SOL is thrilled to have Jim Diamond, esteemed lawyer, author, and professor, leading our True Crime session. We know the campers will gain insights and appreciation of the criminal justice system as it really exists, not as it is portrayed on television", said Julie Rothhouse, SynaVoice SOL founder. The one-week session True Crime: Introduction to Criminal Law and Criminal Cases commences on July 27. Dr. James D. Diamond is the Dean of Academic Affairs and a faculty member of the National Tribal Trial College where he teaches trial skills to students gaining certification as victims’ advocates in tribal courts for victims of domestic and sexual violence. From 2016 to 2019 Diamond was the Director of the Tribal Justice Clinic and Professor of Practice at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in Tucson. Dr. Diamond is a former state prosecutor and experienced criminal lawyer with a colorful clientele. He is an astute observer of courts and the law and has extensive criminal trial experience. He was the lead lawyer in more than 1,000 criminal cases. He is the author of the recent book: After The Bloodbath: Is Healing Possible in The Wake of Rampage Shootings? Dr. Diamond is admitted to practice law in the states of Connecticut, New York and Arizona along with numerous federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. This camp session will provide a foundational understanding of the criminal justice system for the campers and explore topics like racial profiling and the impact of the law on teenagers. High school students can still register for the camp at the SynaVoice SOL website. Sponsor a Camper If you do not have a high school student but would like to support our efforts to offer scholarships for our programming, please consider sponsoring a camper . SynaVoice LLC is a woman-owned consultancy providing strategic communications, training, customer outreach, market research and insights to both federal and corporate clients. SynaVoice SOL is a pop-up, virtual camp for high school students providing exposure to new ideas, concepts, and skills for high school students that inform their college, career, and life choices. Contact Details Julie Rothhouse +1 703-401-2340 Company Website

July 20, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Cloud Conventions Announces CloudPoints Rewards Program

Convey Services

When Cloud Conventions 2020 went live from May 11-14 it featured CloudPoints ™, a unique incentive program that awards prize points from sponsors to attendees in exchange for scheduling a meeting or demo, connecting for education, registering deals or submitting a lead. CloudPoints lets exhibitors on any Cloud Conventions virtual event or tradeshow reward engagement by offering ‘Virtual Swag.’ It drives booth traffic and ensures that booth visitors provide their contact information. Attendees can collect points from multiple vendor and sponsor’s booths and all points are redeemable for gift cards, prizes, travel, concerts or other promotional gifts at the close of the event. Cloud Conventions is a full-featured virtual event SaaS technology platform from Convey Services . CloudPoints rewards fulfillment is delivered and managed by Calusa Marketing . “Cloud Conventions 2020 was the largest virtual trade show ever staged in the telecom/cloud channel,” said Carolyn Bradfield , founder of Convey. “We wanted attendees to experience the fun activities and rewards of attending a live in-person event, even though most tradeshows have been postponed or cancelled for at least the remainder of 2020.CloudPoints offer an unprecedented opportunity for vendors to elevate their brand, raise their profile and promote themselves. We are seeing that Cloud Conventions virtual events attract thousands of people who don't normally travel to traditional in-person events. CloudPoints is one more reason for attendees to explore virtual booths and directly connect with exhibitors.” About Calusa Marketing Calusa Marketing is a technology-based incentive marketing firm, specializing in loyalty, engagement, and motivation for employees and customers. We build and manage programs for our clients and vendor partners with solutions that include digital gift card programs, incentive travel (individual and groups), cloud-based SaaS reward platforms, and a member benefits online discount club. Based in St. Petersburg, FL and founded in 2015, the company has over 50 years combined experience in loyalty, incentive marketing, and reward fulfillment. For more information visit About Cloud Conventions Cloud Conventions is a Virtual Trade Show and Conference Platform from Convey Services that brings new capabilities to a marketplace looking for solutions to replace the thousands of live trade shows, annual conferences and association meetings cancelled in the wake of COVID-19. Originally launched as ConveyLive, Cloud Conventions automates exhibitors and virtual booths, attendee registration, speaker sessions and reminders, invitations and email communication, while at the same time producing detailed analytics on attendee, session and exhibitor activity. Trade Associations and event managers can explore all of the Cloud Conventions solutions by visiting or contacting or call 888-975-1382. Contact Details Bruce Ahern +1 770-580-0810 Company Website

July 20, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Minuteman Press Franchise Review Video Testimonial: Why We Chose Minuteman Press

Minuteman Press International

Minuteman Press International , the world's leading and #1 rated marketing and printing franchise, has released the following Minuteman Press franchise review video testimonial: Why We Chose Minuteman Press. Click here to watch the video or view it below: Visit to access more videos and see additional Minuteman Press printing franchise reviews. Call 1-800-645-3006 or visit to learn more about #1 rated Minuteman Press design, printing, and marketing franchise opportunities. Why Minuteman Press? --Ranked #1 in Printing/Marketing Services category by Entrepreneur Magazine in 2020 for the 17th straight year and 29 times overall --Named by Franchise Business Review to their Top Franchises of 2020 list based directly on Minuteman Press franchise reviews and feedback from owners --Featured in FORBES article about Franchising at Fifty --Named as a Top 10 Retail Franchise to Watch in 2020 by 1851 Franchise Magazine Click here to view the Top 10 Reasons to Own a Minuteman Press franchise or call 1-800-645-3006 to see if owning the top-rated Minuteman Press printing franchise is the right fit for you. Contact Details Chris Biscuiti +1 631-249-1370 Company Website

July 20, 2020 09:10 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Brian Rabbitt, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, US Department of Justice, to discuss recent updates to its guidance on FCPA and Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs

Ethics & Compliance Initiative

WHAT: Brian Rabbitt, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, US Department of Justice, will discuss the latest updates to two foundational documents in corporate ethics and compliance: the 2nd Edition of the Resource Guide to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs document, at the Ethics & Compliance Initiative’s (ECI) Best Practice Forum, July 30, 2020. This event is the first public speaking engagement for Rabbitt in his new role, which he officially assumed on July 3. Following Rabbitt’s Q&A session, two industry experts including David Ogden, former Deputy Attorney General and Charles (Chuck) Duross, who served as the former Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section and who was one of the principal authors of the first edition of the FCPA Resource Guide , will discuss their perspectives of the updates to these monumental documents. WHEN: Thursday, July 30 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT WHERE: ECI’s Best Practice Forum – Register here WHO: Brian Rabbitt, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, US Department of Justice David Ogden, Partner, WilmerHale Charles (Chuck) Duross, Partner, Morrison Foerster Patricia Harned, Chief Executive Officer, ECI SPONSORS: Affiliated Monitors, Inc. Founded in 2004, Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (“AMI”) was the first company in the United States to focus on providing independent integrity monitoring and assessment services across a wide range of regulated industries and professions. AMI helps companies facing ethics and compliance challenges that may put them at risk for suspension, debarment, fines or reputational damage. NAVEX Global Trusted by thousands of customers worldwide, NAVEX Global is the industry leader in integrated risk and compliance management software and services. Our solutions help organizations manage risk, address complex regulatory compliance requirements and foster an ethical, highly productive workplace culture. About the Ethics & Compliance Initiative The Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) is a non-profit organization that empowers organizations to build and sustain high-quality ethics and compliance programs. The organization provides research and a best practice community, as well as certification opportunities for ethics & compliance professionals. Last year, ECI launched an innovative research tool that organizations can use to assess the effectiveness and maturity of their E&C programs. The High-Quality Program (HQP) Assessment is the first measurement tool of its kind that establishes a baseline for program success and provides a framework for building effective E&C programs beyond the minimum-standard. This can be a critical first step in evaluating and building program effectiveness as described in the DoJ's Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs Guidance. Through its membership, ECI represents entities across nearly every industry, located in 37 countries on six continents each dedicated to promoting the highest levels of integrity. Contact Details Brad Fulton +1 210-278-4809 Company Website

July 20, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Cloud Conventions Delivers CE, CLE or CME Credits for Virtual Conferences or Events.

Convey Services

Cloud Conventions today announced support for educational certification so professional associations and organizations can deliver sessions at a virtual conference, trade show or event that meet the standards for Continuing Education (CE), Continuing Legal Education (CLE) or Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit. Cloud Conventions automates session management, allows the selection of any conferencing solution, produces the post-session speaker evaluation and can deliver a continuing education certificate to the dashboard of qualifying attendees. Cloud Conventions is a full featured virtual event SaaS solution from Convey Services . “Cloud Conventions has extensive experience with continuing professional education programs from decades in the conferencing and collaboration industry,” said Carolyn Bradfield , founder of Convey. “Cloud Conventions can host and deliver CLE, CME, or CE credits through online webinar sessions providing more reasons for professionals to attend a virtual conference and receive their educational credit. Continuing education sessions are posted inside the Cloud Conventions portal, automatically included to the agenda page and added to the attendee session calendar with email or text reminders to attend.” Doctors, nurses, lawyers, engineers, CPAs, financial advisers, real estate other professionals are required to prove participation in continuing education programs every year in order to maintain their certificates or licenses. Many of these professionals have obtained credits during live conferences, but now can receive them during a virtual conference or trade show on Cloud Conventions. “A Cloud Conventions portal manages everything needed to set up the session, provides access to attendees, delivers a post session speaker evaluation and uploads the certificate to the attendee dashboard,” added Bradfield. “If you have been using Zoom, GoToMeeting, GlobalMeet or other conferencing provider for continuing education, you can continue to use the solutions you are comfortable with inside a Cloud Conventions virtual event including adding polling, Q&A or breakout rooms.” About Cloud Conventions Cloud Conventions is a Virtual Trade Show and Conference Platform from Convey Services that brings new capabilities to a marketplace looking for solutions to replace the thousands of live trade shows, annual conferences and association meetings cancelled in the wake of COVID-19. Originally launched as ConveyLive, Cloud Conventions automates exhibitors and virtual booths, attendee registration, speaker sessions and reminders, invitations and email communication, while at the same time producing detailed analytics on attendee, session and exhibitor activity. Trade Associations and event managers can explore all of the Cloud Conventions solutions by visiting or contacting or call 888-975-1382. Contact Details Bruce Ahern +1 770-580-0810 Company Website

July 16, 2020 03:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Free Employee Engagement Tool Designed for Remote Teams

Engagement Multiplier

Engagement Multiplier ( ) a leading SaaS provider of employee engagement surveys and tools for small-to-medium enterprises, is offering business leaders free access to a survey designed to assess the engagement of their remote teams. Titled “Working From Home & Winning,” the survey assesses how remote teams stand, captures their feedback and helps leaders understand what’s working - and where adjustments may be needed. “Working from home is new to many companies, and it presents different challenges for leaders who have had to quickly adjust to managing their teams remotely.” says Stefan Wissenbach, founder and CEO of Engagement Multiplier. “At the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, we created the Working From Home & Winning survey to arm leaders with the information they needed to help them navigate the sea change we all experienced. As the pandemic wears on, maintaining the engagement of remote teams is important, and this survey is designed to give leaders the insights they need to keep their teams connected and productive.” The free offer also includes the accompanying success guide offering a variety of tips and tools for improving the engagement of remote teams, in addition to guidance on interpreting and responding to survey results. Companies that utilize the Working From Home & Winning survey are also provided access to Engagement Multiplier’s comprehensive Benchmark Assessment survey, to gauge employee engagement as they prepare for the new normal. For additional details or to take advantage of the free offer, please visit . About Engagement Multiplier Engagement Multiplier helps businesses achieve greater profitability, productivity and success by enabling leaders to quickly assess, understand and improve employee engagement and harnessing the power of the company’s Engaged Purpose (™). Using the intuitive Engagement Multiplier dashboard, business leaders can easily survey employees using a Benchmark Assessment, or gather feedback from defined teams with a customized On-Demand Survey. The company’s mission is to transform businesses and help 100 million employees become measurably more engaged. Founded in 2014, Engagement Multiplier today serves businesses and partners around the world. Contact Details Sarah Skerik +1 872-240-1918 Company Website

July 16, 2020 11:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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San Diego’s KWFN Becomes First Multi-Site MaxxCast™ Deployment Delivering HD Signal

GeoBroadcast Solutions

Entercom radio station KWFN-FM in San Diego has substantially improved its signal through the launch of a MaxxCasting ™ system from GeoBroadcast Solutions . The four-node single-frequency network (SFN), which represents the first commercially deployed HD Radio™ Single Frequency Network (HD SFN), extends clear FM and HD Radio coverage up and down the busy Interstate 15 and State Route 78 corridors. The improved signal also increases penetration with Nielsen PPM Portable People Meters (PPMs) to help broadcasters accurately measure audiences and set advertising rates. This successful implementation of an HD SFN through MaxxCasting also demonstrates that geo-targeting for radio will work when the boosters are equipped with GeoBroadcast Solutions’ ZoneCasting ™ technology. The FCC is currently considering a rule change petition that would permit radio broadcasters to air geo-targeted programming. ZoneCasting will eventually owe its success to MaxxCasting, the foundational architecture that is currently boosting FM and HD signals from the Boston market’s WXLO-FM to KWFN in San Diego. “Providing a digitally clear, strong HD signal to the flagship station of the San Diego Padres serves the expanded listening audience and advertisers,” said Bill Hieatt, CTO of GeoBroadcast Solutions. “The MaxxCasting system now reaches listeners in previously underserved areas north of San Diego, including the cities of Escondido, Ramona, and San Marcos. The immediate results have been positive: KWFN saw a one-month ratings share increase from 1.8 to 2.5 post-launch.” The San Diego market is very terrain-intensive, and signal penetration is limited due to the density of hills. Yet JR Rogers, Market Technical Operations Director, San Diego for Entercom noted that, “there is no question that commuter listening experience has improved, as the holes in the signal coverage have been greatly diminished.” He also sees potential for broader audience growth for key programs including, Ben & Woods, KWFN’s new morning Sports Talk show. “The community was previously served by a massive AM signal originating in Mexico,” said Rogers. “We especially wanted to provide the Padres and their fans as close to 100 percent coverage as possible. While high-power AM has a much broader coverage pattern, FM offers far superior sound. The MaxxCasting system will provide the community with higher quality game coverage, and better penetrate the entire market.” GeoBroadcast worked closely with GatesAir for the KWFN installation, using its Flexiva™ transmitters with FAX Exgine exciters, a Flexiva FXMi 4g Exporter/Importer HD Radio system, and Intraplex IP networking and synchronization gear. The latter time-locks FM and HD signals between the main transmitter and four nodes. MaxxCasting is a system of FM on-channel boosters (SFN) with transmitters fully synchronized to boost the signal from the main transmitter with seamless transitions from the main to the booster nodes. Other important contributors to the project include Bert Goldman of Goldman Engineering Management, which provided the bridge between system design and FCC compliance; and SCMS, which managed equipment sales and staging. Shively provided all directional antennas for the network. GeoBroadcast Solutions has been continuously testing and improving ZoneCasting in the field and at its headquarter laboratory in Chicago, through simulations and modeling. The geo-targeting technology uses existing consumer radios that receive FM booster radio stations within the primary station’s service area. The boosters originate separate localized content and insert it at specific and limited times. When not operating in geotargeting mode, the primary station’s signal is amplified, thus improving the signal in the area covered by a number of the boosters at all times. This technology, which would be optional for broadcasters, does not impact interference between neighboring stations and does not cause harmful self-interference. The rule GeoBroadcast seeks to change relates to FM boosters, and no changes to the FCC's rules regarding translators or interference are necessary. Radio is currently the only mass medium that cannot geo-target its content. The television industry gained the ability to geo-target in 2017 when the FCC adopted the Next-Gen TV standard — also known as ATSC 3.0 – at the urging of NAB. The ability for radio stations to add localized weather and traffic, news, advertising, and emergency alerting during parts of a broadcast hour is beneficial to listeners, small businesses, and advertisers. It would allow the radio industry to progress and remain competitive in the market. # # # About GeoBroadcast Solutions LLC GeoBroadcast Solutions was formed in 2011 to develop the ZoneCasting™ Geo-Targeting platform. This platform has been successfully tested under special FCC authorization. Geo-Targeted separation of the main channel audio of an FM radio station to its listeners allows the ability to split an FM signal into local “zones.” Out of this development effort came MaxxCasting™, which increases signal quality, PPM watermark decoding, and allows geographic targeting and fencing of radio screen advertising. It is successfully deployed and operational in many markets and growing rapidly. Additional information is available at . Contact Details Robert Udowitz +1 703-621-8060 Company Website

July 16, 2020 09:06 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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HTC Selects MOBITV to Deliver Streaming Video Services to Residential and Business Members


MOBITV , a global leader in app-based TV video delivery solutions, today announces that Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (HTC) has selected MOBITV Connect managed services for delivery of streaming video content to residential and business members in Horry and Georgetown Counties in South Carolina. HTC is taking strategic steps toward infrastructure expansion and with MOBITV Connect, the cooperative can offer an optimal IP-based video streaming service while remaining financially responsible to its members. The service is undergoing a soft launch in Q3 and a broader launch in late 2020 to all members, especially those with multiple set-top boxes and advanced services. “HTC is a trusted name in telecommunications throughout the Southeast and MOBITV is proud to partner with the cooperative to build an advanced streaming service that sets their product line apart from competitors,” said Charlie Nooney, CEO of MOBITV. “We’re honored to know they wanted to work with us because they knew that we would offer a full end-to-end platform that would enable HTC to stay ahead of the technology-innovation curve.” “Working with MOBITV will position HTC to deliver the best content over the best infrastructure,” said Sandy Hendrick, Marketing Supervisor, HTC. “HTC has also had a strong reputation for being a leader in customer service. Partnering with MOBITV will strengthen our service offerings, capacity and network reliability.” As HTC members spend more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reliable connectivity is a top priority. Network infrastructure must be scaled and upgraded to seamlessly keep up with the increased demand for broadband. MOBITV Connect enables HTC and other providers to offer a full suite of advanced services on a robust network with the latest technology, something not offered by over-the-top internet-based delivery platforms. HTC is now able to offer the service bundles most desired by residential and business members with TV, internet and Wi-Fi elements included. The MOBITV app-based streaming TV service platform contains a user-friendly interface that can be customized to meet HTC content and design preferences. The Connect Platform includes on-demand, live TV, catch-up TV, unlimited network DVR, and recommendations. The software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based platform allows for real-time enablement of new technologies such as 4K/HEVC, Cloud DVR, replay TV, and robust voice control without the high cost and frequent replacement of legacy set-top boxes in the home. Customers can download the app and view television on any of their connected devices. About HTC HTC, Inc. is the nation’s largest telecommunications cooperative. Founded in 1952, HTC celebrates nearly 67 years of service to Horry and Georgetown Counties as a local communications leader. HTC offers High Speed Internet, Digital Cable, Digital Wireless, Home Security, local telephone and long distance service, and advanced business services such as Local and Wide Area Networks (LAN/WAN), Managed Networks, VOIP Solutions, WiFi Solutions, Firewall and Security services. HTC provides these services utilizing the area’s most extensive fiber optic network. About MOBITV MOBITV is the leading white-label Pay TV streaming service in the market, which enables Pay TV operators to rapidly launch a branded, thoroughly compliant, fully-featured app-based Pay TV service. With the explosion of smart TVs and connected devices like Apple TV, Roku and Fire TV, MOBITV has been able to extend its platform to provide a true multi-screen experience, replacing outdated set-top box solutions. Operators now have a way to offer a full cable line-up with an on-demand catalog, live TV, catch-up TV, network DVR and recommendations available on nearly every device. MOBITV powers a fully IP-based approach and, in combination with almost two decades of MOBITV’s expertise in IP video delivery, operators can finally make the switch to a truly future-proof TV solution. For more information please visit . Contact Details NRPR Group, Nicole Rodrigues +1 650-815-5069 Company Website

July 16, 2020 06:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time

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Cloud Conventions Unveils Connected Event Networks for Virtual Conferences & Trade Shows

Convey Services

Cloud Conventions today unveiled new event management technology that connects multiple virtual conferences or trade shows from a centralized hub allowing events with unique identities to share a common set of exhibitors, sessions or content. This Industry-first solution allows trade associations, companies and large event operators to produce several related events from a single administrative portal that maintains and updates content or session catalogs and exhibitor booths and selectively updates portals in the network. Cloud Conventions is a full featured virtual event SaaS technology from Convey Services . “Convey’s proprietary Hub & Spoke technology has powered industry networks in telecommunications and insurance for years, connecting multiple suppliers and vendors with an indirect salesforce,” said Carolyn Bradfield , founder of Convey. “Using Hub & Spoke, multiple virtual event portals can receive content and marketing assets from a centralized hub site. The event operator can deliver more value to exhibitors and sponsors and it makes it easier for exhibitors to manage their booths when they participate in more than one event. It is designed for groups planning multiple virtual events or having regional events, pop-up shows, or conferences throughout the year.” An event hub site is set up to allow exhibitors to access, setup and manage their virtual booths, changing out content and sessions easily for each networked show. The reporting engine consolidates activity reports from all the event portals for one consolidated view. “Hub & Spoke event networks create efficiency and reduce the cost of putting on monthly, quarterly or regional events,” added Bradfield. “This will be a huge help to associations that hold conferences that share the same sponsors or exhibitors. A small staff can use Hub & Spoke to manage a dozen events and maximize ROI for exhibitors and sponsors.” Cloud Conventions portals come complete with templates to set up the homepage, deliver email messaging, create attendee dashboards, set up virtual booths, customize CRM systems and databases to track attendees and exhibitors and access a full set of analytics and reporting. About Cloud Conventions Cloud Conventions is a Virtual Trade Show and Conference Platform from Convey Services that brings new capabilities to a marketplace looking for solutions to replace the thousands of live trade shows, annual conferences and association meetings cancelled in the wake of COVID-19. Originally launched as ConveyLive, Cloud Conventions automates exhibitors and virtual booths, attendee registration, speaker sessions and reminders, invitations and email communication, while at the same time producing detailed analytics on attendee, session and exhibitor activity.  Trade Associations and event managers can explore all of the Cloud Conventions solutions by visiting  or contacting or call 888-975-1382.  Contact Details Bruce Ahern +1 770-580-0810 Company Website

July 15, 2020 02:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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