Partnership Brings Members Customized Industry News

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Stacey A. Ober
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Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Members can now stay up-to-date on the latest industry-related news through a new partnership between the National Society of Professional Engineers and U.S. News Custom Briefings. Beginning November 6, members will receive Daily Designs, a daily customized newsletter containing the most up-to-the-minute and comprehensive news for professional engineers.

"Recognizing that members are affected by more than just technical news, Daily Designs brings them stories related to the business side of the profession," said NSPE Director of Marketing Lee Mayfield. "By partnering with U.S. News Custom Briefings, a recognized and respected leader in news, we'll be bringing our members valued news content that they can really use, and we're confident they'll be excited about this new benefit of membership."

Daily Designs features comprehensive yet succinct news briefings culled from thousands of media sources and tailored to members'' interests. These news briefings will focus on important topics such as

   * Leadership & Management;
    * Public Safety;
    * Law & Policy;
    * Research & Funding;
    * Workforce;
    * Certification;
    * Ethics;
    * Professional Liability; and
    * NSPE in the News.

U.S. News Custom Briefings delivers daily, executive-level news briefings to influential and affluent members of leading professional associations. Briefings are prepared overnight and published by 8:00 a.m., analyzing and summarizing content from over 10,000 sources, including TV, radio, and national and local print sources. Their audience is composed of physicians, attorneys, CEOs, government executives, and educators—all professionals at the tops of their fields and with notable purchasing influence. Briefings are advertiser-supported. The company is a joint venture of U.S. News & World Report, a well-respected news organization that has been publishing for 75 years, and Bulletin News, a premium news aggregation and analysis service that serves the president of the United States , much of his cabinet, and Fortune 500 C-suite executives.

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The National Society of Professional Engineers is the national society of engineering professionals from all disciplines that promotes the ethical and competent practice of engineering, advocates licensure, and enhances the image and well-being of its members. Founded in 1934, NSPE serves more than 44,000 members and the public through 53 state and territorial societies and more than 500 chapters.