California–based Offers Free Conferencing Services to Budget–Challenged State of California

Features Los Angeles Based Conferencing Number and Customized State Greeting

Los Angeles, CA January 25, 2011 is doing its part to help the State of California close its budget gap by providing an exclusive California–based conferencing phone number to any state employee who signs up through the convenient web portal at

FreeConference already serves individual employees in over 68 California state agencies, divisions and departments with virtually free conference calling. These include the State Assembly, State Senate, Department of Health Care Services, Departments of Transportation and Education, and the Superior Court of California, to name just a few. FreeConference also serves federal government agencies, Fortune 500 businesses and organizations alike with reliable, high–quality conferencing solutions.

“Now that Jerry Brown is our new Governor of California, facing one of the biggest budget challenges in our history, we wanted to contribute our technology and free audio conferencing service to all state employees,” said Chad Clawson, CEO Global Conference Partners, parent company of “This free service brings employees, vendors, and other constituents together to conduct business under one unified conference number, with a special welcome greeting specific to the state of California.”

FreeConference has contacted the Governor’s office to let them know that the free portal is ready and available for any California government employees to use. All employees can now easily conduct audio conferences for just the cost of a regular in–state call. With unlimited business phone plans, the FreeConference service is already included in the cost of most local and long distance plans. Additional services such as SharePlusdesktop sharing are available for a nominal fee.

About FreeConference®

FreeConference originated the free teleconferencing concept with highly automated, enterprise quality conferencing services for businesses, organizations and individuals requiring top–tier performance at little or no cost. FreeConference continues to lead the industry with innovative value–added audio and web conferencing options that let users customize the conferencing features they need, just when they need them. FreeConference is a service of Global Conference Partners. For more information, visit