Here's where you can help! Nominate businesses and individuals from the Bangor area for each of our awards using the form below. Please try to nominate at least once for each category; suggest as many as you like! We'll take the nominations we receive and will post a final list for voting soon. **Nominations must be received by Thursday, June 25th, at noon.**
After we've looked through the nominations and picked the final nominees for each category, we'll ask you to pick who you think should win!
This year's award categories:
The #HashtaggerAwardWho is the go-to person for their industry thanks to social media? Who has been able to build their reputation and expertise via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, a blog, or other networks enough so that their name is synonymous with the work they do? (2014 winner: Tanya Emery)
The #HeyBangorAwardHark! Music! A siren! Traffic! The winner of the Hey Bangor award is connected with answers about Bangor. If there's something going down in the Queen City, you'll hear it from them. (new category!)
The #PhotogenicAwardWhether it’s through photos, videos, or sound, the winner of this award is a master of going between the lines and integrating media into their social media world. Whose content is worth a thousand words? (2014 winner: Jeff Kirlin)
The #NewserAwardBREAKING: They're on the scene giving you the latest news and stories you need to know the Bangor area. Who wields the microphone or laptop best to give you the most complete and accurate record of the day-to-day in Bangor? (new category!)
The #EngagementAwardPosting’s one thing, but engaging with your audience is another. The Engagement Award winner is always there with a reply or more info when someone interacts. Who’s the best at staying in touch with their own social media crowd on Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks? (2014 winner: Governor's Restaurant)
The #TrendingAwardWho won the social media crown in the greater Bangor area this year? The Trending Award winner gave you no choice but to click the share or retweet button and left you talking well beyond the post. Like.
For more information about the award categories or about SMB Bangor, please visit http://www.smbbangor.org/2015-smbbgr-awards-nominations .