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[January 30, 2014]

Vocus Sponsors National Grassroots and National Public Affairs Council Conferences

(PR Web Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and public relations software, today announced its support of the National Grassroots Conference on Feb. 3-6, 2014 and the National Public Affairs Council Conference on March 3-6, 2014. Vocus is a Gold Level sponsor for both conferences, which are being hosted in Miami by the Public Affairs Council (PAC).

As part of its 17th consecutive year sponsoring the National Grassroots Conference, Vocus will demonstrate the new social media engagement features of its eAdvocacy module and core Vocus Government Relations software, host a client appreciation dinner, and sponsor the Networking Reception on Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m. EST. Conference attendees will learn practical industry information about recruiting and retaining grassroots activists and conducting effective campaigns on main street and online. They will also learn strategies and tactics to improve grassroots communication and increase campaign success.

“Vocus has recently added some fantastic social media innovations to our Government Relations product,” said Vocus Director of Government Relations Sales and Services Mark Reilly. “We’re excited to demonstrate our eAdvocacy module to some of the brightest minds in the grassroots and government relations industry.” The National PAC Conference is the country's leading program designed specifically around the needs of public affairs professionals. Attendees will gain essential skills training and discuss cutting-edge topics that address new objectives and strategies to deal with today's challenges. Vocus will have a booth in the exhibit hall, host a client appreciation dinner and will also be sponsoring the Networking Reception on March 5 at 5:30 p.m. EST.

“The National PAC Conference gets strong attendance from Vocus clients and is a ‘can’t miss’ event for serious public affairs practitioners,” said Reilly. “It is also one of the most important events of the year for the Vocus Government Relations and PAC software division. This conference is a great opportunity to meet with our clients and learn more about how they use our software to meet their objectives.” The Grassroots Conference will be held at the Eden Roc Miami Beach hotel. For more information, visit http://pac.org/conferences/grassroots/registration.

The PAC Conference will take place at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. For more information, visit: http://pac.org/conferences/pac/registration.

### About Vocus Vocus (NASDAQ: VOCS) provides leading cloud-based marketing and public relations software that enables companies to acquire and retain customers. The company offers products and services to help clients attract and engage prospects, capture and keep customers, and measure and improve marketing effectiveness. More than 17,000 annual subscription customers across a wide variety of industries use Vocus software. The company is headquartered in Beltsville, MD with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit http://www.vocus.com or call (800) 345-5572.

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