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An invitation to the 2013 Chicago Auto Show's social media preview (#SMP13)

February 1, 2013
Calling all social media managers! You’re invited to attend the 2013 Chicago Auto Show Social Media Preview, also dubbed a Twitter-friendly #SMP13. We encourage you to attend 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 8 and help generate news on behalf of the manufacturer(s) you represent as well as your dealership(s). We’ve added the following events this year to provide additional structure to the Social Media Preview:
• “Driving Engagement” Awards Presented by Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA)
 WOMMA will present one award to a manufacturer for having the Best Social Media Campaign in 2012 and the Digital Influencer Award to an individual at the Social Media Preview who best utilizes social media.
• Automotive Roundtable Discussions, hosted by Autoweek, Edmunds and
The roundtable will focus on automotive trends and feature some of the industry’s top executives and experts.
• Technori Pitch Event
Technori will host its monthly pitch event live from the Social Media Preview, where four local Chicago startups pitch their latest technologies to the live audience. Following each presentation, the startups will be on the hot seat for a three-minute Q&A.
If you’re a social media manager at one of the Chicagoland dealerships, please email Jennifer Morand at so she can set you up with credentials to attend on Social Media Day (Feb. 8).