WIRED NEWS SELECTS TRUMBA TO POWER ITS ONLINE EVENT CALENDAR
Daily Technology News Site and Division of Condé Nast Uses Trumba Connect to Raise Awareness of Technology Industry Events
SEATTLE, WA, July 2, 2007 – Trumba Corporation, a developer of innovative online calendaring solutions, announced today that Wired News, a division of Condé Nast, has selected Trumba Connect to power its online event calendar. Trumba Connect helps organizations increase event awareness and attendance and better connects them with their audiences through a comprehensive suite of tools that includes a hosted, interactive Web calendar, email, and reporting services.
Wired News is a daily technology news site dedicated to readers interested in the digital revolution. Its news coverage focuses on the culture, business, politics and personalities that surround such technologies and push them forward to the 21st century.
The full events calendar is accessible through an interactive upcoming events list on the Wired News homepage at http://www.wired.com, and features technology and digital media industry conferences, tradeshows and networking events. Visitors can easily add these events to their personal calendars and forward them to friends and family. In addition, they can arrange to be notified if events change and set text message or email reminders. Visitors can also easily submit their own event information, keeping the calendar active and up-to-date.
“Wired News joins a growing list of media outlets that are quickly recognizing the value that Trumba Connect provides in better connecting them with their readers,” said Jeremy Jaech, CEO of Trumba. “Wired News is a destination site for people interested in new technologies and gadgets, so it is only natural that they would provide their readers with access to the most advanced and interactive features of a Trumba Connect-powered calendar right at their fingertips.”
Trumba Corporation is a Seattle-based developer of innovative online event presentation and content management technology that helps media companies build community around and generate revenue from “go-and-do” content. The company’s flagship product, Trumba Connect, allows organizations to embed highly interactive and customizable calendars within their websites. Trumba customers also benefit from an array of event-centric tools that include the ability to leverage user-generated content through event submission forms, create categories of calendars based on event types or geography, reverse publish online event information, drop events onto an array of personal calendaring solutions and much more. Trumba technology is used by a variety of media organizations, including The New York Times, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Pocono Record, SouthCoastToday.com, Cape Cod Times, King 5 TV, and Oregon Public Broadcasting. Trumba Connect is a subscription-based software as a service (SaaS) solution. The company is privately held and backed by three of the industry’s leading venture capital firms, including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, August Capital and Oak Investment Partners. To find out more about Trumba, visit www.trumba.com.
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