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No Hanging Chads Here: Dex Helps Folks Certify Their Plans for the Democratic National Convention
Aug 25, 2008 (08:08 AM EDT)


DENVER, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Heading to Denver for the Democratic National Convention and looking for a great place that serves Rocky Mountain Oysters? Live in the Denver area and interested in finding locations to visit outside of town so that you can avoid the Convention congestion? Regardless of which group you find yourself in, Dex(R) local search solutions have you covered.

With DexKnows.com(TM), Dex's online local search tool, consumers can not only search for local businesses, but read user-generated ratings and reviews of local establishments and plan out their own itineraries. For example, the more than 50,000 visitors expected to attend the Convention* can use DexKnows.com to find places to eat near the Pepsi Center, or map out routes from their hotels to the Convention. Likewise, Denver residents can use DexKnows.com's maps and itinerary planning tools to find alternative businesses that may not attract the tourist crowd, or look for places outside of the city.

For those seeking a coffee or copy shop near the Pepsi Center or any other Denver area location there's 1-800-CALL-DEX(TM), a voice-enabled solution that provides free, local category search for consumers seeking businesses. Consumers can use the service to connect directly to local merchants and receive information about businesses via text message. They can also search by specific business name and request live operator assistance if necessary.

Visitors and residents alike can also turn to the latest edition of the Denver Dex Yellow Pages print directory. This year's directory includes updated Community Pages that feature information on local events, parks and more.

Helping Local Businesses Become Candidates for Success

Consumers are not the only ones who can benefit from Dex's local search tools. Local businesses can use these tools as a means of connecting with both visitors and residents alike, allowing them to tap into the more than $160 million in revenue that the Convention is expected to generate.*

"Dex's local search solutions provide benefits for everyone -- visitors, residents, and local businesses," said Maggie Le Beau, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Dex. "Whether people prefer to search via the Internet, phone or print, we're providing a number of tools that will help them make their Convention week an enjoyable one."

About Dex

Dex is part of R.H. Donnelley http://www.DexKnows.com http://www.rhd.com , which connects businesses and consumers through its portfolio of print and interactive marketing solutions. Small- and medium-sized businesses look to the company's experienced team of marketing consultants to help them grow their businesses and drive sales leads. Consumers depend on the company's reliable, trusted, local business content to deliver the most relevant search results when they are seeking local goods and services. For more information, visit and .

*Source: Democratic National Convention Committee

CONTACT: Media, Peter Larmey, +1-919-297-1521, peter.larmey@rhd.com, forDex

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