NAPEO Announces New Membership Benefit Program in Conjunction with PR Newswire

The National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO), the trade association for professional employer organizations nationwide, today announced a unique program in conjunction with PR Newswire that provides NAPEO member and associate member organizations with cutting-edge news distribution and media intelligence services at special market incentives.

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Under the program, NAPEO members new to PR Newswire are able to utilize PR Newswire's world-class news distribution, media monitoring, analysis and content management systems under a preferred pricing structure. In addition, NAPEO members will receive free PR Newswire annual membership, which provides a wealth of educational and technological resources for communications professionals.

"The $63 billion a year PEO industry is one of the best kept secrets for business owners who want to achieve economies of scale on costs associated with employment such as employee benefits, human resources, payroll and risk management," said Milan P. Yager, executive vice president of NAPEO. "With NAPEO members using PR Newswire to release and monitor industry news, 2009 should be the year of PEO publicity."

"As more and more businesses are working to identify efficiencies and focus on their core competencies, the PEO industry is in a tremendous position to help these businesses not only survive a challenging economy, but prosper in it," said Brian Taylor, vice president of Sales for PR Newswire. "We are excited to have been chosen by NAPEO to help their members get the resources they need to take full advantage of the market conditions with our world-class services."

About The National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO)

NAPEO is the recognized Voice of the PEO Industry® with nearly 400 PEO members operating in all 50 states. As NAPEO enters its 25th year, the PEO industry remains promising with high client retention rates, a projected 20 percent increase in revenues for 2008 and the current untapped market now serving 300,000 business owners and 2 to 3 million workers. PEOs enable clients to cost-effectively outsource the management of human resources, employee benefits, payroll and workers' compensation allowing clients to focus on their core competencies. According to research by the Society of Human Resource Management Foundation, PEOs allow clients to "reduce costs and free up time to devote to revenue generating activities, improvements that can be instrumental to gaining competitive advantage." To learn more about how PEOs contribute to small businesses' success, visit the NAPEO Web site at

About PR Newswire

PR Newswire Association LLC ( provides electronic distribution, targeting, measurement and broadcast services on behalf of tens of thousands of corporate, government, association, labor, non-profit, and other customers worldwide. Using PR Newswire, these organizations reach a variety of critical audiences including the news media, the investment community, government decision-makers, and the general public with their up-to-the-minute, full-text news developments.

Established in 1954, PR Newswire has offices in 14 countries and routinely sends its customers' announcements to outlets in more than 170 countries and in more than 40 languages. Utilizing the latest in communications technology, PR Newswire content is considered a mainstay among news reporters, investors and individuals who seek breaking announcements from the source. PR Newswire's leading services include ProfNet(SM), eWatch™, MEDIAtlas™, Search Engine Optimization, MediaRoom, MediaSense™, MultiVu™, U.S. Newswire, the preeminent policy newswire in the industry, Vintage Filings, the fastest growing Edgar filing company, and Hispanic PR Wire, LatinClips and Hispanic Digital Network, the foremost Hispanic communications services. PR Newswire is a subsidiary of United Business Media Limited, a leading global business media company that serves professional commercial communities around the world. For more information, go to

About United Business Media Limited (

United Business Media Limited (UBM) is a global media and marketing services company that informs markets and brings the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print, and with the information they need to do business successfully. UBM serves professional and commercial communities, from IT professionals to doctors, from journalists to jewelry dealers, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. UBM employs more than 6,500 people in more than 30 countries. UBM's businesses operating in the US include CMPMedica, Commonwealth Business Media, Everything Channel, PR Newswire, RISI, TechInsights, TechWeb and Think Services. UBM is listed on the London Stock Exchange (UBM.L) and has a market capitalization of $2.5 billion.

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SOURCE: PR Newswire Association LLC; The National Association of Professional Employer Organizations

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