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Trumba Powers Smithsonian Museum and Gallery Calendars

Trumba Connect Enables Smithsonian Institute's Online Visitors to Quickly Find and Connect to Their Events of Interest

Seattle, WA, October 14, 2009 – Trumba Corporation, a developer of innovative online event promotion and event publishing technology, announced that the Smithsonian Institute has deployed Trumba® Connect to power online interactive event calendars that integrate seamlessly within the Smithsonian website. Trumba Connect provides organizations with a powerful set of easy-to-use event publishing tools which allow them to quickly and easily promote events within their existing websites.

Using Trumba Connect, visitors to the Smithsonian Institute's website can download workshops, event series, performances, and even IMAX film events onto their preferred personal calendaring systems including: Facebook, Yahoo Calendar, Apple's iCal, Google Calendar, and Microsoft Outlook. Administrators at the Smithsonian can easily obtain reports on which events are most often downloaded or viewed and incorporate that information into their analysis for future event planning and promotion.

"The demand for event promotion on the Internet exists within greatly diverse organizations, from the NFL to the Smithsonian Institute," said Dan Hickman, CEO of Trumba. "We are seeing increased demand from Internet users for easier-faster-better ways to connect them to their events of interest."

The Trumba Connect event widgets can be found embedded within the following Smithsonian websites:

About Trumba

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, Pocono Record, Chattanooga Times Free Press,, Cape Cod Times, and King 5 TV. 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

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