Contests & Giveaways

METC 2016 Virtual Essay Contest

Pick your favorite online tool and make a connection between your experience at METC
and the conference theme emerge, evolve, elevate, educate. 
Be creative with your message and share your story.

GoPro Camera
The Virtual Essay contest winner will receive a top of the line GoPro camera!

1. Must include the METC logo. Can also include the theme image below.
2. Your essay needs a beginning and an end. Maximum time length is 2 minutes. 
3. Must cite all sources within the essay, even your own.

METC logo  metc 2016 theme image

1. Clear and encouraging/persuasive connection to the conference theme emerge, evolve, elevate, educate. (5 points possible)
2. Connection to your experience(s) at METC. (10 points possible)
3. Creativity with the tool used to create the essay. (4.5 points possible)
4. Creativity Challenge for 2016: Show something you learned while at METC and ideas of how you will use it. (4.5 points possible)
Virtual Essay Process:
1. Create your virtual essay using an online tool. This may be done prior to, during, or after METC. 
2. Submit the virtual essay by completing the Google Doc Form.
3. Deadline for submission March 21, 2016.
4. The METC Planning & Advisory Committee will decide on a winner March 2016.
Tuesday Reception Game

During the reception on Tuesday, February 9th, 4:15-5:30 pm, learn about products and services being offered by METC exhibitors to earn game tickets! Each ticket earned will be placed in a drawing for great prizes. The more exhibitors you visit the more chances you have to win!

Play Selfie Social

You’ll want to play Selfie Social! It’s easy. Look for the game sheet in your conference bag which lists participating vendors. Find them, take a selfie with them and tweet the picture and the name of the vendor organization at #METCSelfie. The winner will be drawn from all who manage to tweet selfies with all of the participating vendors listed. The winner will receive their choice of an METC prize package valued up to $200 and will be notified by email or phone.


Online Evaluation Drawing
Completion of the general conference evaluation places your name in the drawing for a METC Prize Package! The winner will be able to pick their Prize Package. (Value up to $200.) Your name must be included in order to be eligible. The winner will be notified by email or phone. One entry per person.