LexisNexis® Named Official Online Research Provider for 2012 GOP Convention

Aug 16, 2012 (07:08 PM EDT)

Hailed as "a pioneer at the intersection of technology and information" by convention leaders

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LexisNexis, a world leader in electronic research for business, government and legal professionals, has been named "Official Online Research Provider" for the 2012 Republican National Convention.


"LexisNexis has long been a pioneer at the intersection of technology and information," said William Harris, CEO of the 2012 Republican National Convention Committee on Arrangements.  "LexisNexis is relied on by business professionals, attorneys, government officials and journalists alike for current state-of-the-art information solutions. We're grateful for their participation."

Harris said that, in addition to giving the convention access to its online services, LexisNexis will provide on-site research expertise, assistance and resources for the convention planners and credentialed media.

"We're honored to serve as the official online research provider at the Republican National Convention.  By making available the largest and most comprehensive database of news and information, along with our extensive research skills, LexisNexis has played an important role—since our first on-site presence in 1984—in helping to inform and educate the electorate," said Thomas Ogburn, LexisNexis vice president and managing director for Business Insight Solutions.

About LexisNexis
LexisNexis® Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of Reed Elsevier Inc., LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.

About the 2012 Republican National Convention
The 2012 Republican National Convention will be held at the Tampa Bay Times Forum August 27-30, 2012.  Nearly 50,000 visitors are expected to come to the Tampa Bay area for the event, including delegates, alternate delegates, media and other guests.  For more information about the 2012 Republican National Convention, become part of the virtual convention at, visit our website and check out our official blog, Conventional Wisdom, at

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SOURCE 2012 Republican National Convention