Convio Announces Convio Summit 2008: Community of Leading Nonprofits to Discuss Internet Strategies and Best Practices to Drive Results

Convio, Inc. today announced its third annual client conference, Convio Summit 2008, November 17-19, in Austin, TX.

Designed to help organizations be more effective in fulfilling their missions by optimizing their use of the Internet, the three-day educational and networking conference will feature fundraising, advocacy and technology experts, partners and leading nonprofit groups presenting best practices, case studies and technical tips. The Summit agenda will include sessions on integrating online and offline marketing; integrating online fundraising, marketing and advocacy; leveraging Web 2.0; effective Web content management; donor relations; and other current issues. In addition, clients and partners provide feedback and direction to Convio leaders to help Convio continue to meet the needs of the community.

"We are delighted that the Convio Summit has become an exceptional opportunity to network and share ideas with some of the most influential nonprofit fundraising, advocacy and technology leaders in the sector," said Gene Austin, CEO of Convio. "The success of the Convio Summit reflects a vibrant community of our Fusion Partners and more than 1,200 leading nonprofit organizations that have selected Convio to power their online systems. Many members of our community are recognized for their impact on the nonprofit sector and leadership in using online constituent relationship management (eCRM) strategies to increase donations and other forms of mission-critical support; their willingness to share and provide feedback will help us continue to provide innovative and effective Internet solutions."

For more information about the Convio Client Summit 2008, please visit www.convio.com/summit2008

About Convio

Convio is a leading provider of on-demand constituent relationship management software and services to nonprofit organizations to enable nonprofit organizations to more effectively raise funds, influence public policy and support their missions by leveraging the Internet to build strong relationships with constituents. The Company's online constituent relationship management, or eCRM, solution includes a suite of on demand software modules for fundraising, advocacy, email marketing and Web content management complemented by a portfolio of best-in-class consulting services.

Convio's clients include American Red Cross, American Diabetes Association, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Sierra Club, Susan G. Komen Foundation, and National Public Radio. For more information, please visit www.convio.com

Press Contact:
Karoline McLaughlin
Director, Corporate Communications
Convio, Inc.

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