Burlington, Mass. – June 20, 2018 – Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, is providing critical safety alerts for many of the LGBTQ Pride celebrations taking place across the nation this month.
In San Francisco, CA, Everbridge will provide the alerts for the San Francisco Pride celebration, one of the largest gatherings of the LGBTQ community in the country, taking place June 23-24 at the Civic Center Plaza. Attendees are being instructed to Text PRIDESF to 888777. More than 1.5 million spectators are expected to turn out for the parade, now in its 48th year.
In Columbus, OH this past weekend, Everbridge was used to send notifications to attendees of the 37th Columbus Pride Festival and Parade that attracted approximately 500,000 attendees. Among the messages sent to parade-goers were important safety tips, route details, festival regulations, weather updates, and information on the “Tag Your Tot, Tag Your Bag” ID program. Columbus Police will use Everbridge again next month for Red White & Boom!, the largest fireworks show in Ohio.
In Broward County, Florida, the annual Stonewall Parade and Festival rolled through Wilton Manors Saturday as part of Gay Pride month. Wilton Manors has hosted the festival for the past 19 years. The town asked attendees to leverage Everbridge’s notification solutions to stay safe and informed. In a city with little more than 12,000 residents, 35,000 people were estimated to have attended the festivities.
Everbridge’s mobile keyword feature, part of its Community Engagement offering, makes it easy for residents and visitors to opt in to important safety and event information from their cellphones. Keywords have been used for hundreds of recent events, including Mardi Gras in New Orleans, the March For Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C., the Presidential Inauguration, and championship celebrations like the Eagles’ Super Bowl party in Philadelphia and the Capitals’ Stanley Cup parade in Washington D.C.
Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe and businesses running. During public safety threats such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks or severe weather conditions, as well as critical business events including IT outages, cyber-attacks or other incidents such as product recalls or supply-chain interruptions, over 3,800 global customers rely on the company’s Critical Event Management Platform to quickly and reliably aggregate and assess threat data, locate people at risk and responders able to assist, automate the execution of pre-defined communications processes through the secure delivery to over 100 different communication devices, and track progress on executing response plans. The company’s platform sent over 2 billion messages in 2017 and offers the ability to reach over 500 million people in more than 200 countries and territories, including the entire mobile populations on a country-wide scale in Sweden, the Netherlands, the Bahamas, Singapore, Greece, Cambodia, and a number of the largest states in India. The company’s critical communications and enterprise safety applications include Mass Notification, Incident Management, Safety Connection™, IT Alerting, Visual Command Center®, Crisis Commander®, Community Engagement™ and Secure Messaging. Everbridge serves 9 of the 10 largest U.S. cities, 8 of the 10 largest U.S.-based investment banks, all 25 of the 25 busiest North American airports, six of the 10 largest global consulting firms, six of the 10 largest global auto makers, all four of the largest global accounting firms, four of the 10 largest U.S.-based health care providers and four of the 10 largest U.S.-based health insurers. Everbridge is based in Boston and Los Angeles with additional offices in Lansing, San Francisco, Beijing, Kolkata, London, Oslo and Stockholm. For more information, visit www.everbridge.com, read the company blog, and follow on Twitter and Facebook.
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