From September 24 through 28, mobile, digital and social media professionals will gather in 14 cities around the globe for Social Media Week, a chance to network, learn and share best practices in the space. Like any good conference, the basics are covered. Industry big wigs? Check. Event mobile app? Check. Plethora of hashtags? Check. Creative integration with a moving vehicle? Wait…what?
During Chicago Social Media Week, Edelman Digital, in partnership with Volkswagen*, is launching the EdelBug—a branded Volkswagen Beetle Turbo. The EdelBug will cruise the streets of Chicago, making stops at Social Media Week events, transporting event attendees and offering up some [auto]-mobile integration.
Need a lift? Spot the EdelBug and tweet a picture to @EdelmanDigital using #SMWEdelBug, and we’ll pick you up and take to you to your next destination, within the Chicago Loop of course. Or, follow the conversation on Twitter. and correctly answer one of our daily trivia questions to score a ride in EdelBug (contest rules here). Looking to work with the best and the brightest? Edelman recruiters will be out and about during Social Media Week, so take a picture with Travis or Natasha (Hint: She’s known to wear pink flowers.), and you can go for a ride to learn more about a career at Edelman.
Keep an eye out for the EdelBug, coming to a street corner near you. The ride is sure to be filled with lots of swag and a few surprises. Best. Ride. Ever. #SMWEdelBug
*Volkswagen is an Edelman client