Meet the (government) press Tuesday morning

Monday - 2/23/2009, 1:19pm EST

If you want to meet the press in the government market, you have an opportunity Tuesday morning at the Tower Club in Tysons Corner, VA.

Welz & Weisel Communications is sponsoring a government media networking reception Feb. 24 — and there will be all sorts of people there. You can get the complete rundown after the break… but I’ll be there along with John Meyer, Federal News Radio 1500 AM’s manager of sales and operations. But there will also be folks there from the 1105 Government Information GroupGovernment Executive and NextGov … AFCEA’s Signal magazine

You can pre-register here… and there is much more information after the break…

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

AFCEA"s Signal Magazine: www.afcea.org

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 Government Insights: www.government-insights.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: You may register by going to this link http://www.eventbrite.com/event/263857204/fbevent or by contacting Claire Eisenberg or Christy Pittman at 703-218-3555 or email at Claire@w2comm.com or Christy@w2comm.com

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