7 Social Media Happenings at CHEST 2017

October 9, 2017 by Taylor Pecko-Reid

Ribbons Galore!

I Tweet ribbons for CHEST

Back by popular demand this year, you’ll once again be able to add an “I tweet” ribbon to your name badge at CHEST. We’ve also included a “#CHEST2017” ribbon to the mix. We hope this will help you to identify other Twitter users at CHEST. Grab a ribbon at the ribbon kiosk near the help desk, or drop by the press room, room 706, to get your ribbon.

VITweep Seating

Are you an active member on Twitter and would love to live-tweet our sessions? These seats are reserved for you! Priority reserved seating will be designated within many of our most popular sessions this year at CHEST. So get there early, claim your spot, and get to tweeting!

The app is back.

We hope you’ll enjoy some of the new and improved features our app has to offer. Make sure to update your profile to include your picture, brief bio, and links to all of your social profiles.

Download the app on your mobile device, or access the online program.

Share your Selfies!

See a selfie spot and take advantage of it! We know there’s more to your trip than lectures and keynote speakers, and we want to see it!

Throughout the convention center, you’ll find many designated areas to snap and share photos of yourself and colleagues! Be sure to find them all and share your images on Twitter or Instagram using our #CHEST2017 hashtag. We’ll choose our favorite photo of the day and reshare your picture with our social media followers. Don’t miss you chance to be featured!

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CHEST Events app game: Click Game

Do you like scavenger hunts? How about prizes? In our CHEST Events app, you will find the game Click filled with a list of photo challenges. To participate, simply log in and earn your challenge badges by submitting photos to your profile. As you complete each challenge throughout the duration of CHEST 2017, your badges will accumulate, and we will award sweet treats to the top three people with the highest number of badges on the last day of the annual meeting. Winners can stop by the press room, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Room 706, to collect prizes on Wednesday, November 1, by 2:00 pm EST.

Rules of participation:

  • To participate, you must be a registered attendee on-site at CHEST 2017.
  • The contest begins Saturday, October 28 at 12:00 pm EST, and ends Wednesday, November 1, at 10:00 am EST.
  • Prize must be picked up in the Press Room, Room 706, between the hours of 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, November 1.
  • Questions about the Click photo contest should be directed to socialmedia@chestnet.org.

#pulmCC LIVE Twitter Chat!

We really enjoy your participation in our online Twitter chats and would love to meet you in person! We’ll gather in Civic North at the Sheraton Hotel on Monday, October 30, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST for networking, and then jump into the Twitter chat at 6:30 pm! If you’re not able to attend in person, join us online using hashtag #CHEST2017 and be a part of our Twitter chat live from CHEST 2017!

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Facebook and YouTube Live Streams

Can’t make it to every session? Continuing at #CHEST2017 will be live streams. Tune in to our Facebook and YouTube channels to see live streams of events.

We’re excited for you to participate! Let us know what you’re most excited for at CHEST 2017 by tweeting to us with the hashtag #CHEST2017.

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