Social Media Week Chicago or Berlin #SMWReporter

smcchicagp-hootsuite-uiuI LOVE speaking at Social Media Week Chicago. [Watch the 2012 video.] But, I might not be here. I hope I’ll be covering Social Media Week Berlin. Thanks to Nokia, there’s a contest to do just that.

Social Media Week Berlin #SMWReporter Entry

This is a super long shot. But, this morning when my Nigerian cab driver started talking about what great business people the Germans are, I thought maybe it was a good omen. So, here’s my 125 word entry.

Top Reasons to Choose Barbara Rozgonyi as the #SMWReporter in Berlin

  1. Ambassador: Founding Member of Chicago’s Social Media Club Chapter
  2. Entrepreneur: Principal, CoryWest Media
  3. Author: Publisher of, a top 50 blog
  4. Photojournalist: Capturing life via Instagram and a Canon T1i, but I could make the #switch to Nokia Lumia 1020 🙂 
  5. Techie: Covered CES in 2011 for Sears Blue Blogger Crew
  6. Networker: Profiles on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, GooglePlus
  7. Perspectives: Small business owner, blogger, social media thought leader
  8. Friend-ly: Would invite my USA and European networks to join me in Berlin
  9. Speaker: Happy to fill in on any panels to share the US social media viewpoint
  10. Quotable: Interviewed by Germany’s FAZ about Facebook and branding

Would you like to enter? Here’s how, but be quick. The #SMWReporter contest closes on August 28 at midnight GMT.