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Accela to Host Annual "Accela Engage" User Conference in Los Angeles

L.A. LIVE Ideal Venue for Premier Government Technology Conference 

SAN RAMON, Calif. – October 14, 2014 – Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government and citizens, today announced that it will host its annual user conference, Accela Engage, at the L.A. LIVE facilities in downtown Los Angeles, CA, on August 24-28, 2015. L.A. LIVE, a 4 million square foot sports, entertainment and residential district adjacent to the Los Angeles Convention Center, is located in the heart of the city and offers world-class event facilities and accommodations.

“We’re thrilled to be hosting Accela Engage 2015 in the great city of Los Angeles,” said Maury Blackman, Accela President and CEO. “L.A. LIVE will be an amazing location for our growing event, and I’m excited to continue Accela’s tradition of delivering exceptional value to our attendees at this new location. We truly believe that our government agency customers will benefit from training, networking and best practices with the backdrop of such a beautiful and vibrant city.”

Mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, commented, “I’m excited to hear that Accela chose L.A. LIVE to host Accela Engage 2015. I think it speaks to the world-class facilities and amenities that we offer in downtown Los Angeles. On behalf of the City of Los Angeles, I look forward to welcoming Accela and conference attendees next August.”

Accela Engage brings together 1000+ attendees representing over 800 client agencies from local, state, federal and international governments. The five-day event is designed to help Accela’s government agency customers get maximum value out of their investment in Accela’s Civic Platform so that they can better serve their communities. It features hands-on training, product demonstrations from both Accela and its extensive partner network and thought leadership presentations showcasing innovative government technology practices.