ACU and Washington Examiner Announce Launch of Official CPAC 2013 Mobile App

February 18, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) and The Washington Examiner (TWE) today announced the launch of the official mobile app for CPAC 2013 – the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference. America’s largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists will be held Thursday, March 14 – Saturday, March 16, 2013.

“We are thrilled that The Washington Examiner stepped forward this year to produce the CPAC 2013 App,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “We encourage everyone to download the app today to get the latest updates on speakers, schedules, exhibitors, as well as use it as an interactive networking platform to connect with fellow attendees.”

The Washington Examiner recognizes that mobile devices have altered the landscape for the consumption of local news and information,” said TWE Vice President for Business Development & Marketing Gina Sacripanti. “We are proud to produce the CPAC 40th anniversary event app and be part of its influence.”

Stay connected with this interactive guide to CPAC 2013. With access to the complete program guide and up-to-the-minute event updates pushed directly to mobile devices, attendees won’t miss out on any of the action! App users can create a profile, find fellow attendees – even upload photos to the activity stream shown in the CPAC ballroom. The CPAC 2013 App can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store and Google Play. To view the HTML5 version, please click here.

CPAC will be held March 14-16, 2013 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, offering three days of blockbuster speeches, policy discussions and networking opportunities – all celebrating the shared principles of smaller government, a strong national defense and traditional American values. For additional information, visit our website at, on Facebook at, or on Twitter at @cpacnews and #CPAC2013. Media registration (including bloggers) is now open. For those who plan to cover the event, please request credentials at

Please note that the schedule has been announced, will be updated daily and is available on our new CPAC 2013 website under “Program.”

Previously announced confirmed featured speakers include: U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, former U.S. Representative Artur Davis, Heritage Foundation President-Elect Jim DeMint, Heritage Foundation President Dr. Edwin Feulner, ACU Board Member Carly Fiorina, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson, NRA President and ACU Board Member David Keene, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre, U.S. Senator Mike Lee, U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Radio Host and Breitbart TV Editor in Chief Larry O’Connor, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, U.S. Senator Rand Paul, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, U.S. Representative Paul Ryan, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, U.S. Representative and Republican Study Committee Chairman Steve Scalise, Eagle Forum Founder Phyllis Schlafly, U.S. Senator Tim Scott, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, former U.S. Representative Allen West, U.S. Representative Ann Wagner, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.

Founded in 1964, the American Conservative Union (ACU) is the oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization in the nation. For almost fifty years, ACU has served as an umbrella organization harnessing the collective strength of conservative organizations fighting for Americans who are concerned with liberty, personal responsibility, traditional values, and strong national defense. ACU defines conservatism, grows conservatism, and wins for conservatism.


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