“SQLPASS It On” Social Media Contests @ PASS Summit 2010

Share your great PASS experiences with people who aren’t able to be at the event and connect and communicate with the community onsite. Get involved by participating in the social contests and activities happening during PASS Summit 2010!


Tips on getting started:

·         Download a Twitter app and signup via your smartphone

·         Download a Foursquare app and signup via for your smartphone

·         Follow our Twitter account @MS_SQL_Server

·         Follow Donald Farmer (@donalddotfarmer)

·         Include the #sqlpass hashtag on all tweets from the event


Contests and activities:

       FourSquare “Check-In” Contest*

      Check in at the following destinations each day:

       Monday 11/8 and/or Tuesday, 11/9

       PASS Registration Desk

       Microsoft Keynote @ Exhibition Hall 6ABC (YouSpot)

       PASS Booth (next to registration)(YouSpot)

       SQL Server Clinic (YouSpot)

       Wednesday, 11/10

       Microsoft Keynote (YouSpot)

       Ask The Experts (YouSpot)

       SQL Server Clinic (YouSpot)

       SQL Server Party at Gameworks (YouSpot)

      Prizes will be handed out each day at the following locations:

       Tuesday, 11/9 at the Microsoft Booth information desk from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

       Wednesday, 11/10 at the SQL Server Party at GameWorks from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

      Continue to follow us on Twitter for contest updates @MS_SQL_Server



      Check out the FourSquare locations marked “YouSpot” to share your thoughts on this year’s PASS Summit! Your recorded feedback will be posted on SQL PASS TV YouTube Channel. Throughout the day, we will post YouSpot videos of various SQL Server community members on the YouTube channel.


       “Wheel of SQL” Contest

      Meet and build relationship with people who built SQL Server, ask them questions and give them feedback

      Look for the cards in your registration bag, get the needed signatures to spin the wheel in the Ask The Experts area and get an instant prize (you could even win a Kinect)!


       “Following Farmer” TwitPic Activity

      Donald Farmer will be stopping at multiple FourSquare locations throughout Tuesday and Wednesday of the PASS Summit 2010 event.

      Tweet @donalddotfarmer when you see him at one of the official FourSquare locations and snap a TwitPic of him for an additional prize if you are doing the FourSquare Contest.


*Offer good only at PASS Summit 2010 in Seattle, WA to attendees of the PASS conference. Offer good only to the first 100 to respond. Limit one gift per person. This offer is non-transferable and cannot be combined with any other offer.  This offer ends on November 11, 2010 while supplies last, and is not redeemable for cash.