For Immediate Release
November 12, 2010
Zoo Atlanta Chooses Doubleknot for its Education Program Online Registration Technology
ATLANTA, GA – Zoo Atlanta’s education experts (www.zooatlanta.org) have selected Doubleknot (www.doubleknot.com), a leading provider of software and services to zoos and other non-profit organizations, for its online registration technology for its kids and family education programs, school and group programs and field trips, and adult learning courses.
“We found Doubleknot’s tools to be both extremely flexible and cost-effective for our wide range of offerings” says Stacy Graison, Director of Education, Zoo Atlanta. After an extensive product comparison, Doubleknot was selected by Zoo Atlanta based on its comprehensive solution offering and experience with other Zoological organizations. “We are confident Doubleknot has the software and support to help us with our education software needs” continued Graison.
Zoo members and guests will be able to register for camps and other events, book a ZooMobile, classroom program or field trip, submit emergency contact and other vital information, and securely pay online. Zoo staff can manage registration and financial data as well as keep registrants informed about program details and changes via Doubleknot’s built-in broadcast email tool.
“We are extremely pleased to be selected by another world-class zoo,” stated John Rees, President of Doubleknot. “Atlanta joins our growing client list in cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Ft. Worth and New Orleans who are processing thousands of transactions in a secure and reliable manner using our technology.”
About Zoo Atlanta
An accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Zoo Atlanta inspires value and preservation of wildlife through a unique mix of education and outdoor family fun. From well-known native wildlife to critically endangered species on the brink of extinction, the Zoo offers memorable close encounters with more than 1,000 animals from around the world. The Zoo’s newest attraction, Trader’s Alley: Wildlife’s Fading Footprints, featuring the debut of two new sun bears, opened in June 2010. Other highlights include the nation’s largest collection of western lowland gorillas, the nation’s largest zoological collection of orangutans, and a global center of excellence for the care and study of vanishing reptiles and amphibians. Zoo Atlanta is also proud to be one of only four zoos in the U.S. that giant pandas call home. The Zoo is open daily with the exceptions of Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Keeper talks, interactive wildlife shows, education programs and special events run year-round. For more information, call 404.624.WILD or visit www.zooatlanta.org
Doubleknot, a leading provider of affordable, subscription-based applications, tools and support services, currently works with over 1,200 Civic & Social, Business & Professional, Political & Religious Organizations and Associations. Founded in 1998, Doubleknot helps increase community awareness, extend geographical reach and enhance the income producing potential of its clients by providing hosted applications for commerce, communications and content management. Doubleknot’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology includes tools for online funds collection, web content management, email marketing, newsletters, event registration, membership management, facilities rentals and over a dozen other web-based and social network applications. For more information on Doubleknot please visit www.doubleknot.com
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
Zoo Atlanta - Keisha N. Hines, Director of Public Relations and Communications, 404.624.5980 or 404.309.2238, email@example.com or Simone Griffin, Public Relations Coordinator, 404.624.2809, firstname.lastname@example.org
Doubleknot - David Mimeles, VP Sales & Marketing, 408 971 9120, ext. 203, email@example.com