Purple Forge @ CTIA in New Orleans This Week

Purple Forge Launches Mobile Application Development and Lifecycle Management Platform for Carriers at CTIA 2012

Purple Forge (http://www.purpleforge.com) is announcing the launch of our proven mobile application development platform to allow carriers to rapidly deploy robust, proven mobile applications for marketing, m-commerce and community engagement. With features targeted for government, municipal and enterprise organizations, Purple Forge can help increase revenues and build customer retention, all while maintaining and updating applications as necessary to handle the churn in mobile application platforms, operating systems and 3rd party APIs.

Mobile Application Development and Lifecycle Management Platform for Carriers

Quote startOur exhibitors represent some of the best innovators in the future of mobile technology in the U.S. and around the world. We are proud to have companies, such as Purple Forge, showcase at the show.Quote end

New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 07, 2012

Purple Forge, the leading provider of mobile applications for governments, municipalities and politicians, is announcing the launch of our mobile application development platform for carriers this week at International CTIA WIRELESS 2012 taking place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on May 8-10, 2012 in New Orleans.

Representing one of the fastest-growing segments in wireless, Purple Forge will exhibit its mobile application development platform in Hall E, Booth #4723 on the International CTIA WIRELESS 2012 show floor.

Purple Forge is hosting two product launch sessions entitled Mobile Application Development & Lifecycle Management Platform For Carriers:
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 1:40 PM to 2:00 PM (CT)
Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 12:20 PM (CT)

“International CTIA WIRELESS is the premier show to see the remarkable innovation and technology in wireless, telecom and broadband from the best brands around the world,” said Robert Mesirow, vice president and show director for CTIA. “Our exhibitors represent some of the best innovators in the future of mobile technology in the U.S. and around the world. We are proud to have companies, such as Purple Forge, showcase at the show.”

“Purple Forge is excited to be attending CTIA for the first time, and launching our carrier mobile application development and management platform,” said John Craig, VP Sales & Marketing for Purple Forge. “We believe CTIA is the best place to launch our product into the wireless market space.”

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About CTIA Shows
CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. International CTIA WIRELESS® takes place May 8-10, 2012 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ takes place October 9-11, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif. Visit http://www.ctiashows.com.

Amy Storey
CTIA–The Wireless Association
Office: (202) 736-3207
E-mail: astorey(at)ctia(dot)org

Traci Hoch
Waggener Edstrom for CTIA Shows
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E-mail: thoch(at)waggeneredstrom(dot)com

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Purple Forge Wins Four Major Political Awards for Green Party of Canada Mobile Application Developed for 2011 Election Campaign

Mobile applications have become table stakes in political campaigns. Purple Forge (http://www.purpleforge.com) worked closely with the Green Party of Canada to develop the most innovative mobile application used to date in a national political campaign. The four AAPC Pollie(TM) wins help underscore that importance for the 2012 election campaign season.

Purple Forge and the Green Party of Canada were awarded four Pollies™ at the annual American Association of Political Consultants (http://www.theaapc.org/) awards held in Austin, TX on Friday, March 30 for their mobile application developed for the 2011 Canadian federal election campaign. The Pollies™, considered the Oscars of political consulting, are scored and awarded by a blind panel of industry judges chosen from inside the association.

The mobile application was developed to allow volunteers, supporters and donors to find out who their local Green Party candidate was based on their postal code and make donations to the party from their iPhone device. However, the most innovative aspect of the application was the gamification of political tasks. Users could earn points for volunteering, getting friends to pledge to vote or requesting a lawn sign. These points were run on a national scoreboard, allowing Green supporters to internally compete to be the parties’ greatest advocate.

“Mobile applications dovetailed directly into our party’s campaign strategy of engaging Canada’s youth and instilling in them a competitive spirit to help get the first Green Party MP elected to Parliament,” said Craig Cantin, former Deputy Campaign Manager. “In an era when young people are becoming even more disenchanted with politics, the Party wants to use every new technology to reach out to our youth voter.”

“We are extremely proud of the recognition the AAPC provided to this innovative campaign application,” said John Craig, VP Sales and Marketing. “This was the most innovative application that has ever been deployed in a federal election, and we look forward to providing this technology to campaigns in the US and around the world in 2012.”

Ref: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/4/prweb9402238.htm