How to Vote for the Serco People’s Choice Award #SVTCPC19

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Who’s your favorite for the Serco People’s Choice Award? Pick one of these 31 nominees in these 7 categories and then vote for them using #SVTCPC19 on Twitter or a special FB Messenger bot named “Walter” (details below). All nominees have already been evaluated – and the winners have been determined – in each of the 7 other categories. HOWEVER, now YOU can vote for your favorite to receive the People’s Choice Award, the 8th category. ALL nominees are candidates, and anyone (only humans; no bots) can vote for a favorite.

Where to vote:
Public social media posts that use hashtag #SVTCPC19 AND the name of the nominee (or company/organization name) will be counted. You can use either of the two following options:

  • Twitter (set to public)
  • A private Facebook Messenger note to “Walter” (more information below)

We’ll accumulate the votes all through April, and on April 29th, we will display a social wall with all the votes on a big screen. The winner will be announced at the end of the event.

When to vote:
Voting has begun! Anyone who is not a bot can vote. Of course, business associates can vote, but family and other fans are also welcome! Voting will continue throughout the month of April and through to the end of the gala on April 29th. Attendees will vote during the event and we will announce the tally/winner at the end.

Voting with the Walter Messenger bot:
Send a direct vote via FB Messenger/ aka the bot “Walter.” Anyone who doesn’t have a PUBLIC Twitter or Facebook account, or doesn’t want to change their account to public, can use “Walter”, the Walls.io Facebook Messenger bot. It’s easy. Open your Facebook Messenger, and compose a new message to: Talk to Walter (in the TO line). Once that populates, type out your enthusiasm for your nominee and remember the hashtag (e.g. I want [nominee name] to win. She is the best. #SVTCPC19). If you see the suggestion “post to wall,” click it.

FYI, “Walter” accepts pictures as well — send the picture first, then follow it up with a message and the hashtag. “Walter” is now active and ready for your votes!

#SVTCPC19

Sample Voting Verbiage (incl. but not limited to):

  1.  For someone else: 
    • I vote for [nominee name or handle] for the Serco #SVTCPC19
    • [nominee name or handle] is the best and should totally win the Serco #SVTCPC19
    • Congratulations, [@nominee name or handle] you should win #SVTCPC19 on April 29
  2. Self-vote:
    • We are nominated for the Serco #SVTCPC19 on April 29 and think we should win 🙂
    • Our [job title] is nominated for the Serco Tech Nite award and we believe she is the best and should win the #SVTCPC19

Questions? Email info@svtc-va.org or call 540.568.7882

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