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Minuteman Press Franchise in Fredericksburg, VA Supports Local Businesses During COVID-19

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Minuteman Press Fredericksburg Has Remained Open Throughout COVID-19 As An Essential Business Owner Doug Walton Shares Insights On Operating During the Pandemic and How Minuteman Press is Helping Local Businesses Bounce Back For nearly 15 years, Doug Walton has owned the Minuteman Press design, marketing, and printing franchise located at 10699 Courthouse Road. Because printing is considered an essential business, Minuteman Press Fredericksburg has remained open throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. “It feels good to remain open and help other local businesses navigate the pandemic economy. We have been able to help them market themselves through direct mail, provide banners and signage to help with social distancing, and we have even supplied many with acrylic sneeze guards and masks to help keep their employees and customers safe.” Print Is Essential As a longtime local business owner in an essential industry, Doug is uniquely positioned to be able to help organizations and businesses as they continue to reopen and recover. “We’ve expanded our products and services over the years and when the pandemic first hit we were ready to provide high-demand items such as direct mail, signage, and sneeze guards. Businesses have come to us for banners, posters, yard signs, floor decals, and branded clothing, which has been a good source of growth. When everyone’s graduation ceremonies were canceled, we were able to help students and their families celebrate with lawn signs.” Doug continues, “The response from the community has been incredible. They know we have been here for a long time, and they appreciate our ability to provide custom printing of all kinds to help keep people safe. We also have been helping businesses reach out to their customers through marketing and direct mail campaigns. When restaurants need new menus or businesses have important updates and special promotions, Minuteman Press Fredericksburg is here as their trusted local provider.” “The printing industry has been designated as essential for a reason. The products and services we provide support almost every other business and allow them to continue to operate. We print for many different kinds of customers from HVAC contractors to the local Sheriff’s office and more. They all depend on us to do their jobs, and we are happy to be there to help them with everything they need during this unprecedented time.” -Doug Walton, owner, Minuteman Press Fredericksburg, VA Bounce Back Fredericksburg One of the ways Doug and his team are giving back is through Bounce Back Fredericksburg, a free community platform that provides businesses with free local listings and COVID-19 awareness and prevention posters. To date, 60 participating businesses have posted special offers and promotions that community members can take advantage of to support local and shop local. Doug says, “I would encourage every business owner to advertise more. There is no such thing as too much marketing. Take advantage of Bounce Back Fredericksburg, start a direct mail campaign, or simply take a look at your marketing materials and make sure everything is professional and up to date.” As the economy continues to recover, Doug sees opportunities for businesses to come back strong. “I’d like to think that we are proof it is possible to operate and market during the pandemic. As more and more of the local economy comes back, my message is to refocus and stay positive. I hope my own positive attitude encourages my fellow business owners to realize we will get through this together and that brighter days are ahead.” As for his own marketing efforts, Doug has used every tool available to him as part of the Minuteman Press franchise family. “We have depended on direct mail, email, and social media to advertise. We have kept the message simple by saying ‘we are here to help, and we are all in this together.’ The response has been very encouraging. Many have thanked us for being there when people need us at this critical time.” He adds, “As a franchisee, the support we’ve received from Minuteman Press International has been great. At the beginning, we received daily updates of what was going on in our industry, tips for pushing forward, words of encouragement, and tons of new resources including the launch of the Bounce Back USA program. They have continued to share success stories from across the nation and provide recommendations and industry news as well as new marketing templates and strategies to help us grow.” Benefits of Franchising Prior to owning his own business, Doug worked in construction. He was able to successfully switch industries and change careers by going the franchise route. As printing industry leaders, Minuteman Press offered Doug comprehensive training and ongoing support that he continues to benefit from today. Doug says, “Minuteman Press is outstanding. They are always there for support. I couldn’t imagine navigating this pandemic without them. Over the years they have always been there when I need them and they are always looking for ways to help us be more successful. Minuteman Press truly cares about their franchisees.” Reflecting on the rewards of business ownership, Doug adds, “It comes down to my improved quality of life. I don’t miss any of my daughter’s school or sports events. I can make my own schedule. It’s as simple as that and I wouldn’t want it any other way.” “Doug Walton has simply done a tremendous job as the owner of Minuteman Press Fredericksburg for nearly 15 years,” says Bob Heimbuch, Minuteman Press International Regional Vice President, Virginia / DC / Maryland. “I am especially proud of his efforts in helping the local business community through Bounce Back Fredericksburg as well as all of the ways he has been supporting local businesses during the pandemic. Doug is truly dedicated to his clients and his community and he lifts others up with his positivity while providing outstanding products and services.” Advice for Others When asked for what advice he would give to other business owners, Doug answers, “Put your blinders on and don’t pay any attention to bad news. Do everything you can to service your customers. Advertise more. This is not the time to cut back. Keep a positive attitude and encourage everyone in your community to support local businesses.” “And remember, we are all in this together.” For more information on Minuteman Press Fredericksburg, visit https://www.fredericksburg.minutemanpress.com. Learn more about #1 rated Minuteman Press franchise opportunities at https://minutemanpressfranchise.com. Contact Details Minuteman Press International Chris Biscuiti +1 631-249-1370 cbiscuiti@mpihq.com Company Website https://minutemanpressfranchise.com

March 05, 2021 09:01 AM Eastern Standard Time

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CORRECTING AND REPLACING: GoGetVax Streamlines COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

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GoGetVax, the first end-to-end COVID-19 vaccine technology platform in the United States launched today. Currently available in Texas’ Rockwall and Brownwood Counties with expansion across the country coming soon, GoGetVax continues the citizen-powered healthcare response needed to beat COVID-19 and provides critical information and processes to enable medical providers, local governments and independent pharmacies to seamlessly manage vaccine operations. GoGetVax also provides citizens with an intuitive portal to review their eligibility for a COVID-19 vaccine, pre-register, receive real-time updates on vaccine availability, and schedule a vaccination appointment. GoGetVax’s all-in-one solution offers free FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccinations and provides consistent delivery of data and provider/patient communication. "Our mission is to optimize the vaccination process, eliminate bottlenecks and reduce waiting times,” said GoGet, Inc CEO Mohammad Gaber. “We've taken the lessons, practices and policies from scaling GoGetTested to roll out GoGetVax and create an efficient, seamless and safe experience to provide mass vaccinations. We’re committed to orchestrate and spur the distribution of vaccine doses to quickly vaccinate as many people as possible and help protect U.S. residents from the effects of COVID-19.” GoGetVax’s operating system ensures a simpler path to managing COVID-19 vaccinations for consumers and public health professionals alike. Providers can also use the platform to handle patient communication, such as notifying a person to schedule their first shot or reminding them to come in for a second dose. For communities with existing COVID vaccination programs in place, the GoGetVax platform is lab-agnostic and can seamlessly integrate with existing healthcare platforms to create a citizen-friendly healthcare experience for local residents. Additional key features of the GoGetVax platform include: Cohort Management: GoGetVax presents appointments based on pre-existing conditions. Users fill out the survey and receive information on what is available based on comorbidities. Waitlist/Standby Feature: When there is additional vaccine inventory, a notification will be sent to those people on the waitlist. Digital Certificate: Integration into Apple Passport and all apps certifying vaccination. Vaccine Reporting: GoGetVax makes it simple to transmit vaccination records and patient data as required by the CDC, state and local governments. For more information on GoGetVax, including testing locations and scheduling a vaccination, visit https://www.gogetvax.com/. About GoGetVax GoGetVax is the easiest way to vaccinate your communities through a complete end-to-end technology platform designed for vaccine administration. The GoGetVax COVID-19 vaccination experience will help keep the nation’s communities and economies open and safe. GoGetVax’s COVID-19 response units ensure geographical reach to rural areas and fast activation in virus hotspots. For more information, visit http://gogetvax.com. Contact Details Trust Relations April White +1 323-216-8589 gogettested@trustrelations.agency Company Website https://www.gogetvax.com/

March 04, 2021 02:17 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Introducing: Generation Collection

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Generation Collection is proud to announce their official brand launch, and introduce their premier collection of investment grade, sustainable jewelry. Generation Collection is investment grade, 24 karat gold jewelry, made in the US from recycled metals that cut 99% of the environmental pollution. Created out of a desire to do good for people and the planet, Generation is the first sustainable investment jewelry in the US, intentionally built on a circular economy premise. Generation jewelry is a 0 carbon investment. The company is focused on driving change by:​ Turning waste into Gold. Reducing pollution through circular gold. Goal: Impact for Generations. Making jewelry an appreciating asset. Offering women an opportunity to invest in an appreciating asset. Goal: Wealth for Generations. CHALLENGING THE STATUS QUO The fashion industry is the 2nd largest global polluter, only after petroleum, and responsible for 10% of emissions. Every day, the world purchases ~1Billion worth of jewelry. Using recycled gold that cuts 99% of the pollution of mined gold, we could decarbonize nearly 2% the entire fashion industry. Every year the world spends $300B on jewelry. $100B of that is spent in Asia on high-carat jewelry. By contrast, most US jewelry is crafted from 14K (58% gold), 18K (75% gold) or, at best, 22K (92%) gold and loses most of its value the moment it's purchased. US jewelry today is a depreciating asset. Boryana Straubel would like to see that changed. “2020 was eye-opening. I asked myself what the products of the future look like? The Covid-19 crisis halted most sustainability investments while the price of gold skyrocketed. People still think that sustainability and financial returns are at odds. The products of the future need to be both sustainable and financially beneficial for people. Recycled 24k gold is just that.” – Boryana Straubel, Founder WHY 24 KARAT? 74% of women still don’t invest. Worrying about women’s financial health is important to Boryana Straubel, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Generation. Born in a small Bulgarian town and raised by a single mother, from a very young age, the value of hard work was instilled in Boryana. When she graduated high school as class valedictorian in 2000, her mother gave her the gift of a lifetime: a 30-gram, 24-karat gold necklace. This gift, which required years of saving and sacrifice to buy, became Boryana’s most prized possession. Gifting gold to a child in Bulgaria is the equivalent of providing them with an investment account; it is a functional gift, a beacon of hope and a promise of a brighter future. The price of gold that summer was $280/troy ounce (31 grams). 20 years later, that same necklace is now worth $1,900 – an appreciation of 580%. The S&P 500 appreciated 160% over that time. Not only was this necklace a symbol of accomplishment and a mother’s love, it also delivered an important life lesson to Boryana: the value of appreciating assets. Thus, the intention for Generation Collection was born. With the launch of Generation investment-grade jewelry, Boryana aspires to help more families accrue wealth, while celebrating life's most meaningful accomplishments. She married this mission with her belief in driving positive environmental change. This directly ties back to her work at The Straubel Foundation, where she focuses on impact investing in innovative early-stage ventures that help accelerate the transition to a more environmentally sustainable future. Generation’s collection of investment rings, pendants, earrings, necklaces and bracelets are crafted using only investment grade, recycled 24 karat gold, platinum and silver. The jewelry is priced dynamically, based on the metal commodity market price and provides sustainability statistics for each piece. Unlike gold bars and coins, Generation’s investment jewelry is a functional investment: it can be worn while it appreciates in value. Generation Collection uses upcycled e-waste and scrap gold – turning waste into value. This sourcing method significantly reduces energy, water and carbon dioxide. Mining gold from electronic waste has 50x more yield than from natural ores. One single gram of recycled gold saves 680 liters of water. One gram of mined gold causes 36,451 grams of CO2 emissions, compared to 3.62 grams of recycled gold. The energy savings from one gram of recycled gold are equivalent to 5,860 cell phone charges. That's almost 16 years of charging. A small 8 gram recycled gold ring offsets 128 years of phone charging. Generation’s recycled metals are also completely circular which means they can feed their own (and other companies) metal supply chains for unlimited cycles. Prioritizing sustainability, Generation aims to not only be a carbon neutral business but provide customers with the opportunity to help sequester carbon for centuries by offering the option to plant trees with every purchase. Generation pieces are available for purchase on Generation-Collection.com. Prices range from $450 to $7,000 USD. For more information on Generation Collection, please visit www.Generation-Collection.com. Contact Details OGAKI Amber Cardullo +1 646-475-7056 acardullo@ogakidigital.com Company Website https://generation-collection.com

March 04, 2021 10:03 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Cyvatar Creates First All-in-One Cybersecurity Membership Platform

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Cyvatar today unveiled its all-in-one platform to deliver the first-of-its-kind cybersecurity-as-a-service (CSaaS) offering. The Cyvatar platform is now the de facto operating system for all of its members’ security programs. Cyvatar’s unique membership model levels the playing field by democratizing cybersecurity and making the best protection accessible and affordable for every size organization, even if they have no cybersecurity expertise in-house. With the introduction of the Cyvatar platform, members also get complete visibility into the management of all their security tools from a single pane of glass. The platform demonstrates immediate and concrete results from their cybersecurity efforts with executive-level analytics, rising compliance and risk grades, time to remediation, and ROI calculations. “We’re losing the battle against hacks and breaches; even though more and more security tools are available, sensitive data isn’t getting better protected,” said Corey White, Cyvatar co-founder and chief executive officer. “We launched Cyvatar as the industry’s first subscription-based CSaaS to solve this problem. Rather than simply identifying issues, the Cyvatar platform gives members complete and continuous transparency into all remediation activity to support their security and compliance goals.” By replacing ownership with membership, Cyvatar members can select the freemium plan in seconds at no cost. They can later choose the packages and pricing that meet their unique business needs and they can cancel anytime--another industry first. “Without Cyvatar, you’re basically going to the supermarket and stocking up on all of the best ingredients without a recipe or general know-how to turn those ingredients into a meal,” said Cyvatar Co-Founder and Chief Product and Strategy Officer Craig Goodwin. “If you want to eat, you can’t just keep buying more ingredients; at some point, you have to combine them in the proper order and prepare them at the right temperature to create the necessary outcome--that’s what we do for our members. Our expert team of Cydekicks use the platform to remediate all vulnerabilities in a member’s system and provide CyValue in 90 days or fewer with full transparency into every action they perform.” Become a free member to get your vulnerability scan, remediation plan, and platform access today. About Cyvatar Cyvatar is committed to cybersecurity for everyone. As the industry’s first subscription-based, cybersecurity-as-a-service (CSaaS) company, it’s our mission to transform the way the security industry builds, sells, and supports cyber solutions. We empower our members to achieve successful outcomes by providing expert advisors, proven technologies, and a strategic process roadmap to guarantee results that map to their business drivers. Our approach is rooted in proprietary ICARM (installation, configuration, assessment, remediation, maintenance) methodology that delivers smarter, measurable security solutions for superior compliance and cyber-attack protection faster and more efficiently, all at a fixed monthly price. And because we’re a subscription, members can cancel anytime. Cyvatar is headquartered in Irvine, California with locations around the world. Begin your journey to security confidence at https://cyvatar.ai/ and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter. Contact Details Cyvatar Media KC Higgins +1 303-434-8163 kc@cyvatar.ai Company Website https://cyvatar.ai/

March 04, 2021 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Epiq Selects Intapp OnePlace Risk & Compliance to Enhance Client Conflicts Management

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Epiq, a global technology-enabled services leader to the legal industry and corporations, today announced it has adopted Intapp OnePlace Risk & Compliance as part of its ongoing efforts to become a fully cloud-based, connected enterprise. Epiq will use the Conflicts module to streamline automate conflicts clearance, improve efficiency, enhance data hygiene, reduce risk, and centralize its business processes. Epiq maintains more than 80 offices across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. As the organization has grown, the volume of manual conflict checks grew with it, surpassing 128 conflict checks every week. Epiq prioritized implementing a cloud-based, purpose-built solution to replace its labor intensive, manual process, and reduce the risk of human error. Epiq selected OnePlace Risk & Compliance, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze data and identify potential conflicts that require manual review, which saves thousands of hours and improves outcomes. “Automating our business process with a robust, best-in-class solution like OnePlace Risk & Compliance is a critical step in the evolution of Epiq’s Client Conflicts Program,” said Kate Stark, Manager of Conflicts and Compliance at Epiq. “Centralized, cloud-based data isn’t the future; it’s a requirement for success. With Intapp, we’re deploying a smarter, faster, and more accurate approach to our workflow, which helps us continue our pace of growth while ensuring that we continue to deliver world-class service to our internal and external clients.” Other factors in Epiq’s choice of OnePlace Risk & Compliance as a key component of its digital transformation include the ability for the solution to seamlessly integrate with major enterprise technology platforms, third-party data integrations from partners like Dun & Bradstreet, and the option to implement complementary OnePlace solutions down the line to increase its connected enterprise footprint. “By reducing the volume of potential conflicts that require manual review by up to 60%, OnePlace Risk & Compliance is a critical driver of operational efficiency and revenue growth for global organizations like Epiq,” said Nigel Riley, General Manager for Risk and Compliance Solutions at Intapp. “We’re thrilled to begin this partnership with an organization that not only understands but is excited by OnePlace Risk & Compliance and its ability to accelerate the journey to becoming a truly connected enterprise.” About Intapp Intapp powers connected firms. Trusted by more than 1,600 of the world’s top legal, investment banking, private capital, accounting, and consulting firms, Intapp offers end-to-end, cloud-based connected firm management software built for the unique needs of partner-led firms. Intapp helps enhance collaboration, unleash collective knowledge, transform decision-making, and fuel success. Our products and services span the entire engagement lifecycle — from strategy through origination and execution — to drive optimal outcomes. For more information, visit intapp.com and connect with us on Twitter (@Intapp) and LinkedIn. About Epiq Epiq, a global technology-enabled services leader to the legal industry and corporations, takes on large-scale, increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms, and business professionals with efficiency, clarity, and confidence. Clients rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of legal department and business operations, class action and mass tort, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Epiq subject-matter experts and technologies create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to high-performing clients around the world. Learn more at www.epiqglobal.com Contact Details Natalie Papaj +1 703-586-0048 natalie.papaj@intapp.com Company Website http://www.intapp.com

March 04, 2021 07:30 AM Eastern Standard Time

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WitFoo Announces Strategic Partnership with BLOKWORX

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WitFoo, the world’s most intelligent SECOPS platform fueled by big data analytics, announced today a partnership with BLOKWORX, a Top 100 MSSP in providing Advanced Cybersecurity Services to the Channel, to offer Precinct as a service to its customers. “We have been evaluating SOAR (Security Orchestration Automation Response) platforms nearly a year, and WitFoo Precinct quickly won over our SOC team early on during the evaluation. Precinct further enables BLOKWORX partners to quickly deploy the most advanced security offerings to their customers… shortening response times, optimizing internal resources, automating correlation of threat data… further injecting intelligence into our already leading cybersecurity service delivery model,” said Robert Boles, President, BLOKWORX, Inc. “Equally important, the WitFoo team presented an alignment in values and synergy critical in our partner selection process. We could not be happier to partner with WitFoo and excited with the even greater protection we now are able to extend to our community.” Thanks to the partnership, BLOKWORX will offer WitFoo’s comprehensive, turn-key SECOPS platform, complete with diagnostic business metrics, at a cost-contained price point to its customers. “This partnership is a true testament to the effectiveness of our channel sales model, as yet another MSSP has opted to build its security stack on top of Precinct,” said Tim Bradford, CEO and co-founder, WitFoo. “We’re thrilled to partner with BLOKWORX and ensure organizations of all sizes are able to streamline investigations and improve their security practice.” WitFoo operates with a 100% channel sales model supported by a global distribution agreement with SYNNEX. For more information and to learn more about partnering with WitFoo, visit: https://www.witfoo.com/partners/ About BLOKWORX, INC. Most IT Managed Service Providers can’t keep up with all the security options and threats that come at their clients on their own. BLOKWORX simplifies security solutions and constantly prevents cyber threats before they become catastrophic events so MSPs can protect their clients, reduce their risks and have peace of mind growing their business, with a trusted and proven security partner watching their backs. For more information, visit www.blokworx.com About WitFoo Built by veterans of the military, law enforcement and cyber security, WitFoo Precinct is the world’s most intelligent SECOPS platform fueled by big data analytics. By crowdsourcing intelligence from a global community of cybersecurity experts, applying time-tested methodologies from law enforcement and leveraging intelligent data and analytics, Precinct’s Investigative Engine results in a greater than 90% reduction in time and labor spent performing security investigations. The platform produces metrics on risk, tool effectiveness, operational efficiency and security gaps to fuel transformational business conversations. Infinite scalability, cost-contained licensing and flexible deployment options make Precinct an effective and economic solution for any organization looking to improve their security operations. For more information, visit www.witfoo.com Contact Details Merritt Group for WitFoo Mia Wilcox +1 610-564-6773 wilcox@merrittgrp.com BLOKWORX Sarah Nufer PR@blokworx.com Company Website https://www.witfoo.com/

March 03, 2021 09:15 AM Eastern Standard Time

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NFPA launches Outthink Wildfire, an initiative aimed at eliminating the destruction of communities by wildfire by 2050

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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced Outthink Wildfire™, a comprehensive strategy to address America’s wildfire crisis that lays out five policy changes that must occur at all levels of government to end the destruction of communities from wildfire in the U.S. in the next 30 years. In just the past three years, the country has seen 40,000 structures destroyed, 100 fatalities, and has paid out nearly $40 billion in insured losses due to wildfire. Each year, the U.S. spends at least $2 billion supporting fire suppression yet structure loss due to wildfire has increased more than 160 percent. Communities must adopt practices to lower the risk to lives, homes, businesses, and overall prosperity, or face greater loss of life and property. “While there is widespread destruction from wildfire, there is not widespread regulatory action and a concerted effort to put in place policies to reverse the dangerous trend,” said Jim Pauley, NFPA President & CEO. “Without a new approach we will not be able to dramatically change outcomes from wildfires in the wildland/urban interface. Outthink Wildfire™ puts forth key strategies that will make it easier for communities to foster collaboration, enact change, achieve resilience, and protect themselves from wildfire.” Outthink Wildfire™ is rooted in two realities - wildfires are going to happen, and the fire service will not be able to extinguish these fires at a pace to save people and property in their path. While voluntary individual and community actions continue to play a role in overall efforts to reverse the course of loss, this action alone is not enough to stem the tide of losses from wildfire. All levels of government must support these key policy changes if the nation is to reduce the billions in losses that wildfires generate for the U.S. each year. As the average number of acres burned in wildfires each year rises over time, communities in wildfire hazard zones cannot continue down the same path. Through collaboration that begins with policy implementation, the U.S. can better protect its neighborhoods, citizens, and first responders. The key to ending the destruction of communities by wildfire is to start now. Visit nfpa.org/wildfirepolicy. For this release and other announcements about NFPA initiatives, research and resources, please visit the NFPA press room. Download PDF: Outthink Wildfire Overview (PDF) Download Multimedia: Video Interview Soundbites Wildfire B-roll About the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) Founded in 1896, NFPA® is a global self-funded nonprofit organization devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. The association delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering the NFPA mission. For more information, visit www.nfpa.org. All NFPA codes and standards can be viewed online for free at www.nfpa.org/freeaccess. Contact Details National Fire Protection Association Lorraine Carli +1 617-984-7275 publicaffairs@nfpa.org Company Website https://www.nfpa.org

March 03, 2021 08:41 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Cityneon to Tour Egyptian National Treasures Globally - Ramses The Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs

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Titled " Ramses The Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs", this spectacular exhibition will feature 183 rare Egyptian artefacts; the largest collection of artefacts on Ramses II to ever leave Egypt The exhibition was approved by the Egyptian Cabinet and the decree was signed by Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly in December 2020 Supported by Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the world-class Houston Museum of Natural Science will launch the exhibition with the support of World Heritage Exhibitions this November in Houston, followed by 4 other major cities Strong historical track record with the previous Ramses II exhibition held in 1986 that sold a record of about 5 million tickets This exhibition follows the recent announcement of Cityneon's latest addition to its experiences -- " Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru" Positions the Group as one of the world's largest experience entertainment companies that continues to grow despite Covid-19; setting sights on meeting the global demands for experiences post Covid-19 SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 3 March 2021 - Cityneon Holdings ("Cityneon", the "Company"/collectively with its subsidiaries, the "Group") today announced another major historical artefacts exhibition, just weeks after revealing its foray into the artefacts space with Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru. Come November this year, Houston Museum of Natural Science and Cityneon will debut an exhibition of 183 pieces of rare artefacts from ancient Egypt that focuses on the almighty pharaoh, Ramses The Great. Watch a Video about Ramses The Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs here In December 2020, the exhibition was approved by the Egyptian Cabinet and the decree was signed by Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly. The news had been widely received by the Egyptian public, with Egyptian media proclaiming that the exhibition will showcase "the most prominent and unique historical Pharaonic holdings". These 183 pieces of rare artefacts will be featured in the inaugural exhibition titled Ramses The Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs and the exhibition will open in Texas, United States at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Ramses II, also known as Ramses The Great, ruled for 66 years, which was the second longest reign in ancient Egyptian history. Because of his long rule, Ramses II is thought to have amassed one of the largest and richest burial chambers and is regarded as the most powerful pharaoh of the New Kingdom, the most celebrated period of ancient Egypt. The exhibition is expected to attract large crowds as evidenced by previous showcases of Egyptian treasures worldwide. In 1986, a touring exhibition on Ramses II sold a record of about 5 million tickets. As recent as in 2019, when Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh was exhibited in Paris, it broke the French visitor record with about 1.5 million visitors. Egyptian expert Gamal El-Din Mokhtar once said that the Ramses II exhibition had exceeded the experience from the Tutankhamun exhibition by being "more exemplary archeologically, historically and culturally than the treasures of Tutankhamun". Fast forward to 2021, Ramses The Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs would be even more exciting than the past showcases. The exhibition boasts the FIRST virtual walkthrough of Ramses II's famous temples and will include a FIRST full-length documentary ever produced on Ramses II's tomb for this tour. Details of the documentary will be released in due course. Mr. Ron Tan, Executive Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer of Cityneon, said: " The priceless artefacts in our care, as well as being given exclusive access to Ramses' tomb allow Cityneon to stage an authentic and exhilarating recount of his life. This is the first time after 32 long years that people all over the world will have a chance to get up close to the life of the greatest pharaoh of all times. From the record-breaking sales of about 5 million tickets from the Ramses II exhibition in 1986 to the recently achieved visitorship for the King Tutankhamun exhibition in Paris in 2019, we are confident that Ramses The Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs will be another record-breaking feat." "Cityneon is thankful to work with partners as established as the Houston Museum of Natural Science and the World Heritage Exhibitions, and we are also honoured to have the support of the Egyptian government. I am very excited for the Cityneon team to showcase these remarkable pieces of artefacts to the world," Mr Tan continued. Mr. Joel A. Bartsch, President and Chief Executive Officer at Houston Museum of Natural Science, said they were honoured to be launching the exhibition with Cityneon and World Heritage Exhibitions and they believe the Groups' extensive experience in exhibitions would lead to an engaging showcase. "All three teams have great track records and we are confident that the 183 pieces of Egyptian artefacts will captivate visitors from around the world. We look forward to hosting visitors from Houston, the nation and beyond at this historical, educational and immersive exhibition," said Bartsch. Mr. Anthony Tann, President of World Heritage Exhibitions, said: "We are extremely honoured to partner Cityneon for yet another artefacts exhibition. I am confident Cityneon will bring their incomparable expertise to the table and bring alive the treasures of Ramses II to cities across the world, welcoming the many millions of visitors globally." Cityneon has assembled an experienced team who would be able to handle these precious historical treasures and launch the exhibition across the globe. The Group is also riding on its expertise in the curation of intellectual property experiences to build up their capabilities in the artefact exhibitions arena. Cityneon now has two global and major artefact-related intellectual property and has plans to acquire more historical artefacts IPs, with one from Asia expected in 2021. Cityneon Holdings With its global reach and international partnerships, Cityneon has the capability to serve its clients anywhere in the world. Cityneon was listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Stock Exchange since 2005, and was privatized on February 2019 by West Knighton Limited, a company wholly owned by Cityneon's Executive Chairman and Group CEO, Ron Tan, together with Hong Kong veteran entrepreneur and investor, Johnson Ko Chun Shun. Johnson is a capital markets veteran and has held controlling interests and directorships in many listed companies. In May 2019, Cityneon welcomed CITIC Capital as a new shareholder, who holds approximately 10% shares in Cityneon. CITIC Capital is part of CITIC Group, one of China's largest conglomerates, and has over US$29b of assets under its management across 100 funds and investment products globally. Other institutional shareholders of the Group include EDBI - a Singapore government-linked global investor, and Pavilion Capital - a Singapore-based investment institution which focuses on private equity investments, that made strategic investments in August and October 2019 respectively, to support the Group's further expansion globally. For more information, please visit www.cityneongroup.com. World Heritage Exhibitions Founded in 2020, the World Heritage Exhibitions team has a combined 50 years of experience producing, promoting, and designing the biggest blockbuster exhibitions in the world. Our mission is to be the world leader in cultural experiences, producing the finest quality experiences that captivate, educate, and inspire people throughout the world. Houston Museum of Natural Science The Houston Museum of Natural Science - one of the nation's most heavily attended museums - is a centerpiece of the Houston Museum District. With four floors of permanent exhibit halls, and the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre, Cockrell Butterfly Center, Burke Baker Planetarium and George Observatory and as host to world-class and ever-changing touring exhibitions, the Museum has something to delight every age group. With such diverse and extraordinary offerings, a trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science, located at 5555 Hermann Park Drive in the heart of the Museum District, is always an adventure. Contact Details Cityneon Holdings Wong Yi Lin - Head, Corporate Relations +65 6571 6338 ir@cityneongroup.com

March 03, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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GoGetVax Streamlines COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

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GoGetVax, the first end-to-end COVID-19 vaccine technology platform in the United States launched today. Currently available in Texas’ Rockwall and Brownwood Counties with expansion across the country coming soon, GoGetVax continues the citizen powered healthcare response needed to beat COVID-19 and provides critical information and processes to enable medical providers, local governments and independent pharmacies to seamlessly manage vaccine operations. GoGetVax also provides citizens with an intuitive portal to review their eligibility for a COVID-19 vaccine, pre-register, receive real-time updates on vaccine availability, and schedule a vaccination appointment. GoGetVax’s all-in-one solution offers free FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccinations and provides consistent delivery of data and provider/patient communication. "Our mission is to optimize the vaccination process, eliminate bottlenecks and reduce waiting times,” said Wellpay CEO Mohammad Gaber, a founding partner of GoGetVax. “We've taken the lessons, practices and policies from scaling GoGetTested to roll out GoGetVax and create an efficient, seamless and safe experience to provide mass vaccinations. We’re committed to orchestrate and spur the distribution of vaccine doses to quickly vaccinate as many people as possible and help protect U.S. residents from the effects of COVID-19.” GoGetVax’s operating system ensures a simpler path to managing COVID-19 vaccinations for consumers and public health professionals alike. Providers can also use the platform to handle patient communication, such as notifying a person to schedule their first shot or reminding them to come in for a second dose. For communities with existing COVID vaccination programs in place, the GoGetVax platform is lab-agnostic and can seamlessly integrate with existing healthcare platforms to create a citizen-friendly healthcare experience for local residents. Additional key features of the GoGetVax platform include: Cohort Management: GoGetVax presents appointments based on pre-existing conditions. Users fill out the survey and receive information on what is available based on comorbidities. Waitlist/Standby Feature: When there is additional vaccine inventory, a notification will be sent to those people on the waitlist. Digital Certificate: Integration into Apple Passport and all apps certifying vaccination. Vaccine Reporting: GoGetVAx makes it simple to transmit vaccination records and patient data as required by the CDC and State and Local Governments For more information on GoGetVax, including testing locations and scheduling a vaccination, visit https://www.gogetvax.com/. About GoGetVax GoGetVax is the easiest way to vaccinate your communities through a complete end-to-end technology platform designed for vaccine administration. The GoGetVax COVID-19 vaccination experience will help keep the nation’s communities and economies open and safe. GoGetVax’s COVID-19 response units ensure geographical reach to rural areas and fast activation in virus hotspots. For more information, visit http://gogetvax.com. ### About GoGetTested GoGetTested is the first national, digitally enabled Covid Response Operating System in the country with an end-to-end test scheduling and resulting management platform. Its complete COVID-19 testing experience will help keep the nation’s communities and economies open and safe. GoGetTested was founded as a unique public-private consortium of government, clinical, technology, lab, research and retail partners, including The consortium—which includes Precision Primary Care startup WellHealth, PE-backed Lab HealthTrackRx, event-management company Victory Marketing, inventory and warehouse management company Lead Commerce, and Silicon Valley-based healthcare fintech startup Wellpay. Its Covid-19 response units ensure geographical reach to rural areas and fast activation in virus hotspots. Testing is free for anyone and provides the most complete, adaptive and secure testing services nationwide. Contact Details April White +1 323-216-8589 gogettested@trustrelations.agency Company Website https://www.gogettested.com/

March 03, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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