For better or for worse, the world has gone social and as the number of normal humans using social platforms increases, brands have invited themselves to their party. Social Media Club Auckland's growth shows there's plenty of interest in the scene from a commercial point of view and now it's calling for nominations for the inaugural #SMCAKL Awards, with categories including Meteoric Rise on Social Media, Most Epic Tweet, Social Media Whoopsie, Best Display of Social Conscience and Best use of Social Media By a Brand or Company.
The event will be held at Auckland’s Britomart Country Club on June 18 and will see social media favourites and "faux-pars" [ironic sic] inducted into the #SMCAKL hall of fame.
Entries close June 10 so mash your finger here and nominate the person or company you feel best represented the category in the past year and provide a short description or why and the supporting links, tweets or posts.
Entries close June 10 and the panel of judges will decide the winners. All finalists will be advised June 12 and will be invited to attend the awards.
In keeping with the democratic sentiment of social media, Pandora will be supplying the music for the event and attendees can tweet @pandoranz with a suggestion and the hashtag #smcaklmix to play DJ and add your favourite songs to the #SMCAKLmixtape. There will be special spot prizes for the best suggestions so get your musical thinking caps on.