Best-Selling Author and Marketing Expert Chris Brogan to Speak at Demand Success 2014

In addition to Brogan, 10 business thought leaders selected to present during the conference s fast-paced Ignite: Business Revolution session

Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and public relations software, today announced Chris Brogan, publisher and chief executive officer of Owner Magazine, will speak at its marketing and public relations conference, Demand Success 2014 in Washington, D.C. this June.

During his session, Brogan will take a page from his upcoming book  Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth  to explain how to make businesses stand out among competitors. The book encourages business owners to understand what makes brands weird, different, unique and important, enabling them to increase revenue.

As an industry veteran, Brogan has created new media strategies for The Walt Disney Company, Microsoft, Coca-Cola Company, Google, Motorola and more. Brogan has also been named a New York Times best-selling author for his six books.

New to Demand Success is the Vocus Ignite: Business Revolution session. During this presentation, 10 speakers will each give five-minute long talks using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds. All thought leaders with revolutionary business ideas, the speakers were curated from a competitive speaker abstract submission process.

The Ignite presenters include:

  • Sarah Robinson, chief executive officer at Fierce Loyalty
  • Robyn Davis, trade show expert and owner at When I Need Help (WINH)
  • Alexander Dolin, stress management life coach at Fully Alive Life Coaching
  • Thomas Sanchez, chief executive officer and co-founder at Social Driver
  • Brad O’Neill, founder and chief Executive Officer at TechValidate
  • Martin Jones, senior marketing manager at Cox Communications
  • Jennifer Moss, co-founder and chief marketing officer at Plasticity Labs
  • Scott Baradell, president at Idea Grove
  • Gary Truitt, founder and chief strategist at Fat Brain Interactive
  • Andre Yee, chief executive officer at Triblio

Demand Success 2014 is a two-day marketing and public relations conference that takes place June 5-6, 2014 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in the Washington, D.C. area. Brogan will join keynote speakers including Emmy-nominated actor, entrepreneur and musician Adrian Grenier,  Web Analytics 2.0  author and Google Digital Marketing Evangelist Avinash Kaushik, world-renowned crisis communicator and inspiration for the hit TV show  Scandal  Judy Smith, and Zuckerberg Media Founder and Chief Executive Officer and Editor-in-Chief of Dot Complicated Randi Zuckerberg. A pre-conference training for Vocus customers will be held on June 4, 2014.

For more information on the conference or to register, visit http://www.vocus.com/conference.

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Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today s communications, social media and content marketing professionals. Offering the industry s most comprehensive PR and social software, rich analytics and a Global Insights team, Cision enables clients to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision also represents the Gorkana Group, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision has over 100,000 customers worldwide and maintains offices in Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and China. For more information, visit www.cision.com or follow @Cision on Twitter.