BioFlorida Announces Its Continued Partnership with Business Wire for Press Release Distribution and a Custom Life Sciences News Feed
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioFlorida today announced its 2014 partnership/agreement with Business Wire that gives the organization and its membership access to a patented news content network that distributes, syndicates and measures digital press releases. The partnership also includes a custom news feed that integrates breaking news from Florida's burgeoning health science and technology industry into the BioFlorida website.
“With momentum building in Florida’s life sciences sector, we look forward to maximizing the Business Wire partnership.”
As the state affiliate of the national Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), BioFlorida members can take advantage of specially tailored packages from Business Wire for press releases, multimedia communication platforms, NewsHQ online newsrooms and more. Business Wire is one of many companies that participate in BIO’s Business Solutions Program. The program is the largest cost savings purchasing program for the biotechnology industry.
The BioFlorida-Business Wire agreement mirrors agreements in place with more than 25 other state and regional biotechnology associations, and offers member companies unique access to Business Wire’s distribution channels and content partnerships along with access to their full service Florida-based news bureau. To take advantage of these services and the associated discounts, a company must be a BioFlorida Member.
“BioFlorida has had a long standing relationship with Business Wire and are extremely happy with the introduction of the custom life sciences news feed. It is a valuable resource for our industry and provides news that is relevant to the Florida life sciences community,” said Stacey Silver, VP, marketing and membership, BioFlorida. “With momentum building in Florida’s life sciences sector, we look forward to maximizing the Business Wire partnership.”
The live news feed displays breaking health, biotech and life sciences news from or about Florida companies. BioFlorida member companies can also have their news announcements included in the feed by distributing press releases via Business Wire.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations, public relations, public policy and marketing professionals rely on Business Wire to distribute news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and provide detailed measurement reporting.
BioFlorida is the voice of Florida’s bioscience industry, representing more than 3,000 companies and research organizations in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and bioagriculture fields that employ 61,000 Floridians. BioFlorida’s member-driven initiatives provide a strong business climate for production of quality, life-improving technologies and promote economic benefits to the state.