LookWest.ie, the Western Development Commission’s (WDC ) online guide to living, working, and doing business in Ireland’s western region, has been shortlisted for an Irish Internet Association (IIA ) Dot.ie NetVisionary Award for Best in Social Media. This category recognises the most creative use of social media for compelling customer engagement.
Speaking about the awards Joanne Grehan of the WDC said: “We are delighted that LookWest.ie has been shortlisted by the judging panel of industry experts which included the Irish Internet Association and key influencers.
“The winner in each category will be the organisation with most public votes so we are now asking people from the west, both those living here and those living elsewhere, to vote for LookWest.ie by clicking on http://www.iia.ie/net-visionary/vote/50
“Each person can only vote once so we are hoping that all those who have an affinity or link with the west of Ireland will log on and vote for LookWest.ie ”
Voting closes at midnight on Tuesday September 4 and winners will be announced on Friday September 28. LookWest.ie promotes the west as an attractive and economically advantageous location for enterprise and is the definitive guide to living, working, and doing business in Ireland’s western region. LookWest.ie utilises all the latest social networking tools to engage with a wide audience. Social media channels include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. LookWest.ie’s recent “Fine Things” photo competition received more than 700 entries and more than 2,100 votes via the LookWest Facebook page and Instagram channel and ignited the LookWest social media community.