Granicus Announces 12th Annual National Summit

Public sector leaders convene in Washington D.C. to accelerate the
promise of modern, digital civic engagement

the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions and digital
engagement services for the public sector, announced that it will hold
its 12th annual Granicus
National Summit
on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. This
must-attend event, a gathering of over 1,000 cross-functional government
communication and technology leaders from across the country, features
national experts in government technology and digital transformation,
offering insights, strategies and practical examples of innovation that
has real impact on government and the people they serve.

“The Granicus National Summit is an extraordinary opportunity for public
sector change makers at the federal, state, and local levels to
collaborate, learn, and shape new approaches to digital communications
and service delivery,” said Granicus Chief Marketing Officer Susan
Ganeshan. “This year’s Summit will be bigger and better than ever with a
unique roster of impressive speakers who offer inspirational ideas and
real-world examples on transformational citizen engagement.”

With keynote addresses from the host of NPR’s Hidden Brain, Shankar
Vedantam, and New York Times best-selling author and digital marketing
expert, Jay Baer, attendees will enjoy keynotes filled with learning
sessions that focus on how government innovators can break through
institutional barriers to maximize the benefits of government specific

This year’s program also features industry pundits like Valerie Green,
Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Ligado Networks who
spent seven years in the Obama Administration. She will share her vision
for how new technologies and the proliferation of data will transform
how the public sector communicates and serves citizens. Mark Hynes,
Granicus CEO, will share Granicus’ vision for how governments can
utilize existing and new technologies to more efficiently and
effectively engage their constituents and have a greater impact in their
communities. This year’s jam-packed agenda also features digital
adoption experts like Angy Peterson, Granicus Vice President of Digital
Engagement Services and 20-year marketing strategy executive, who will
provide unique insights from her experience supporting numerous
government agencies on their digital adoption journeys.

New Workshop Training Added

New to this year’s Granicus National Summit event is a half-day
technical training on Tuesday, May 14, led by Granicus product experts
that will dive into product best practices, insights, and recent
enhancements. To take full advantage and gain training certification,
attendees can register by clicking

Additional Distinguished Speakers

  • Anthony Calabrese, Digital Marketing Lead, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Beverly Palau, Public Information & Comms, Greenbelt, MD
  • Chris Ford, President & CEO, Stop Soldier Suicide
  • Dave Etienne, Marketing Director, Southwest Ohio Regional Transit
  • Edward Reyelts, Associate CIO DISC, Office of the CIO, USDA
  • Jaso Post, Director, Douglasville, GA
  • Mike Applegarth, Executive Director, Sandy City Council, Sandy UT

Event details:

Date & Time:

  • Granicus Workshops: Tuesday, May 14-15, 2019 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Summit Event: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: JW Marriott 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC

For more information and to register, please visit:

About Granicus

Granicus connects governments with the people they serve by providing
the first and only citizen engagement platform for the public sector.
Over 4,200 federal, state and local government agencies and more than
200 million citizen subscribers power an unmatched network that turns
government missions into quantifiable results. With comprehensive
cloud-based solutions for communications, government website design,
meeting and agenda management software, records management, and digital
services, Granicus empowers stronger relationships with citizens. For
more information on how to automate and streamline processes, reduce
costs, and increase transparency, visit


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