Friday, 10 October 2008

Socitm 2008 Photo Competition

This year, thanks to sponsorship from GOSS Interactive, we’re running a photo competition for delegates using the photosharing website Flickr. We hope lots of you will enter!!

Here’s how it works:

The competition is open to anyone attending Socitm 2008

Entrants are invited to take photos with phones, cameras or other devices, and upload them to Images must be posted by midnight on 21 October.

Judges are Richard Steel, President, Socitm; Ken Boxhall, chair, Socitm events committee; and Rob McCarthy, Managing Director, GOSS Interactive. The judges’ decisions will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Winners will be announced on and during w/c 27 October

The four prizes are:

  • 1st prize - Samsung NV20 digital camera including 4mb flash card.
  • 2nd prize (x2) Samsung Digimax S760 digital camera including 4mb flash card.
  • President’s special prize Canon Digital IXUS 70 digital camera

Prizes can be viewed at the GOSS Interactive stand (no 19). There is no cash alternative to prizes.

Socitm and GOSS will use images and publish winners names and organisations on its websites and via its other communications channels

Get involved……!

Use the above link to our Flickr page to view all pictures. The latest images will be pulled through to

To upload pictures or comment on other people’s you’ll need to sign up with Flickr and join the Socitm 2008 space (its really easy). Then you just follow the instructions (there may be a short delay before your picture is added due to Flickr account moderation).

PCs and internet connections are available in the delegate work area.

Web 2.0 content rich functionality, that can enhance citizen engagement, is provided as standard with GOSS Interactive’s Web Content Management System – iCM.

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