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VOTE NOW: Cleveland goes after 2013 Social Media Tourism Symposium

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Positively Cleveland is in the running to host the 2013 Social Media Tourism Symposium and they need your help!

Voting is underway right now and continuing through Friday, March 15 at noon, Cleveland will battle against other destinations to earn enough votes to host this unique conference. To make it happen, we need to first advance to Round Two - the Elite 8.

Why is this so important to us?

The tourism summit, which is referred to in the industry as "SoMeT," brings more than 200 attendees from the travel and tourism industry to one destination for an annual convention. But these aren't just any attendees. These are the social media gurus at destination marketing organizations, hotels, resorts, attractions and other tourism attractions from all around the world. These are folks who will start online conversations about the convention destination, influence world travelers, share insights into their explorations and help put Cleveland on the map as a great destination.

Now in its fourth year, the conference allows attendees to share ideas and learn more about how social media is effecting the promotion of the travel industry. The conference is unique in that potential attendees have a voice in everything - from the location to the session topics and presenters

The more votes we receive the better our seed moving forward. Please help us to make it to the "Elite Eight" by visiting www.facebook.com/SoMeTourism to cast your vote for Cleveland! Then encourage everyone you know to vote by sharing the link on your social networks and with family, friends, coworkers and employees.

To host this event would be a HUGE win for Cleveland and our city as a travel destination. Together we can make it happen!

How you can help Cleveland make it to the Elite 8:

1. VOTE at www.facebook.com/SoMeTourism.

2. Pass it on. Encourage everyone you know to vote by sharing the link on your social networks and with family, friends, coworkers and employees. We know you're busy. If you don't have time to craft your own message, feel free to use ours… 

  • Tweet: #Cleveland battles again 12 cities to host the Social Media Tourism Symposium! Vote here http://ow.ly/iSbty and RT! #HappyinCLE

 

  • Facebook Status Update: Cleveland is up against 12 other cities to host the 2013 Social Media Tourism Symposium and we need your vote! Round one kicked off at noon. Go to the Social Media Tourism Symposium Facebook page to vote for Cleveland and then share the link like crazy! Round one ends in 48 hours to reveal the Elite 8 cities still in the running. We've got this CLE! http://www.facebook.com/SoMeTourism/app_303561899745219

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