Merge Mobile into Your Business

SHARE MOBILE MERGER EXAMPLES & MERGE A MOBILE DEVICE INTO YOUR POCKET.

We’re crowdsourcing success stories of businesses and consumers utilizing mobile technologies and mobile marketing which: empower business owners, keep customers happy & loyal, make the world a better place…and so on. ANYONE can share ANYTHING – not limited to mobile-focused professionals. Our team will take your submissions and select the top 10 winners who receive: choice of top mobile gadgets, free Mobile Merger event tickets and inclusion in our Mobile Mesh Keynote (with exposure to 1000′s). Even if our team doesn’t select your submission, there’s still a really solid chance we’ll get you some exposure by mentioning you and your mobile merger example on our site or during our event.

Examples of a “mobile merger” include:
  • A sidewalk-chalk QR code design, talking digital sign or productivity-boosting tablet utility that got you hot and bothered
  • The killer mobile app or mobilized website you built, creating unearthly buzz for your client (who weeps in your presence)
  • That mobile game which brings hours of timesuck or an SMS/text alert baiting patrons w/ free food during happy hour
  • Perhaps a brilliant Foursquare marketing campaign or mobile video ad for underwear that’s given you life-altering comfort
HOW TO ENTER

1. FIND “MOBILE MERGER” EXAMPLES (i.e. BLOG POSTS, ARTICLES, VIDEOS, PHOTOS, DOCUMENTS), 2. FILL OUT THE ENTRY FORM DOWN BELOW, 3. SIT BACK WITH STOIC CONFIDENCE AND WAIT FOR US TO ANNOUNCE THE WINNERS

10 AWARDS
1ST PLACE (one of the following)
  • iPad 2 16 GB Black or White, Wi-Fi ($500 value)
  • Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi ($500 value)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 16 GB Wi-Fi ($500 value)
  • DELL Streak ($400 value)
  • BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB ($500 value)
  • Apple Gift Card ($500 value)
  • Android Phone – Your choice (up to $500 value)
  • + Free Mobile Merger Event Ticket ($150 value)
2ND PLACE
  • Mobile Gadgets Gift Certificate – Best Buy, Apple or Amazon.com ($250 value)
  • + Free Mobile Merger Event Ticket ($150 value)
3RD PLACE
  • Apple iTunes, Apple App Store or Android Store Gift Certificate ($50 value)
  • + Free Mobile Merger Event Ticket ($150 value)
4TH PLACE thru 10TH PLACE
  • Free Mobile Merger Event Tickets ($150 value)

CONTEST ENTRY FORM

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Job Title (required)

Company or Product You Represent (required)

Your Website

Supporting Link #1

Supporting Link #2

Supporting Link #3

Supporting File 1 (max upload = 3MB)

Supporting File 2 (max upload = 3MB)

Supporting File 3 (max upload = 3MB)

    Acceptable file types: .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif, .odg, .pdf, .doc,
    .docx, .odt, .pages, .ppt, .pptx, .odp, .key, .xls, .ods, .numbers

Tell Us About the "Mobile Merger" Success Story (required)

“MOBILE MESH” CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.
Please read these Official Rules before entering the Contest.
By entering and participating in the Contest, you agree that you and your company are bound by these Official Rules and represent that you and your company satisfy all of the eligibility requirements set forth below.
1. Eligibility: Participation in the “Mobile Mesh” contest (“Contest”) is open to any business entity, franchise, home-based business or individual. The person entering the Contest on behalf of a business entrant must be 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and authorized to act on behalf of the business. Prizes will be awarded in the name of the business entity or individual. Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees, officers and directors of Mobile Merger and General Lead (collectively, “Sponsor”), their affiliates, partners, advertising and promotions agencies, and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees/officers/directors are not eligible to enter.
2. How To Enter: To enter the Contest, go to www.mobilemerger.com/contests/mobile-mesh-contest/ and fully complete and submit a Contest entry form and all required submissions (all entrant provided entry material and information shall be collectively referred to herein as a “Submission” or “Submissions”). Incomplete Submissions or Submission that do not adhere to the instructions or to these Official Rules will be rejected. Contest begins at 2:00:01 pm) Eastern Time (“ET”) on August 12, 2011 and ends at 12:00 am ET on September 15, 2011 (“Contest Period”). All Submissions must be received no later than 12:00 am ET on September 15, 2011. No limit entries in the Contest per company or individual entrant.
Submissions do not need to be fully original creations of the entrants (we are looking for examples discovered through the Internet, word-of-mouth or experienced in person by the submitter).
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, or misdirected Submissions, which will be disqualified. Only fully completed and fully compliant Submissions are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. All Submissions become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. In the event an insufficient number of Submissions are received, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Contest and shall be under no obligation to award the prizes. Entrants waive any claims against Sponsor and its affiliates concerning any entrant’s right in the Submissions submitted in this Contest. Submissions not satisfying these Official Rules may be disqualified. The authorized representative of entrants must have a valid email address. In case of dispute as to identity of entrant, entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Any other attempted form of entry is prohibited; no automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, Web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Contest, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest.
3. Judging Criteria:
All Submissions received will be judged by a panel of Mobile Merger representatives, using the following judging criteria, [weighted equally] : (1) relevance to mobile and the mobile industry; (2) whether it is a verifiable and/or legitimate example of real-world mobile campaign, mobile strategy, mobile technology, mobile device and/or related to mobile and the mobile industry; and (3) whether the company is using technology and/or mobile to provide an innovative solution.
4. Prizes: Up to ten (10) Finalists’ prizes will be awarded:
1st Place (one of the following)
-iPad 2 16GB Black or White, Wi-Fi ($500 value)
-Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi ($500 value)
-Samsung Galaxy Tab 16GB Wi-Fi ($500 value)
-DELL Streak ($400 value)
-BlackBerry Playbook 16GB ($500 value)
-Apple Gift Card ($500 value)
-Android Phone – Your choice (up to $500 value)
+Free Mobile Merger Event Ticket ($150 value)
2nd Place
-Mobile Gadgets Gift Certificate – Best Buy, Apple or Amazon.com ($250 value)
+Free Mobile Merger Event Ticket ($150 value)
3rd Place
-Apple iTunes, Apple App Store or Android Store Gift Certificate ($50 value)
+Free Mobile Merger Event Ticket ($150 value)
4th Place thru 10th Place
-Free Mobile Merger Event Tickets ($150 value)
Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All taxes and unspecified expenses are the sole responsibility of the winners.
5. Notification: Finalists will be notified by email on or about September 20th, 2011 and may be required, where legal and when applicable, to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within seven (7) days of prize notification.
If any winner cannot be contacted, if any prize is returned as undeliverable, or in the event of noncompliance with these Contest Official Rules or other Contest requirements, the prize(s) will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.
6. License/Usage: By entering the Contest, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. By entering a Submission, each entrant grants Sponsor an irrevocable, nonexclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free right and license to use, display, publicly perform, modify, reproduce, publish, distribute, make derivative works of, sublicense or otherwise commercially and non-commercially exploit the Submission. Submissions may be cut, edited, reformatted, rearranged, combined with other materials and/or otherwise modified, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Entrant understands that a Submission may, but is not required to be, displayed for public viewing and judging, if applicable, as part of the Contest. In addition, by entering, each entrant authorized representative agrees to the use of their names, likenesses, biographical information, Submissions and/or statements, as well as the use of the tradename and trademarks and company information of entrant for purposes of advertising, trade, or promotion without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. As a condition to receiving any prize, each winner may be required to execute an assignment transferring and assigning all of their respective rights, title and interest, including but not limited to any copyrights or trademarks, in the Submission or any picture, video, or other intellectual property included therein.
7. Release: Additionally, by participating in this Contest, or by accepting a prize, all entrants and winners agree to release Sponsor, the UN Foundation, 92Y and their respective parents, subsidiaries, agencies, divisions, affiliates, advertising and promotions agencies, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in the Contest, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any Contest-related activity and claims based on publicity rights, copyright/trademark infringement, intellectual property rights, or defamation or invasion of privacy. Neither the Sponsor nor its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies, divisions nor related companies are responsible for any damages, taxes, or expenses that winners might incur as a result of this Contest or receipt of any prize. All taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners.
8. Additional Terms: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Contest should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. In case of termination, Sponsor may select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor using the judging criteria, in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant or individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or any Contest-related website. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant (or any authorized representative) is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives. Sponsor is not responsible if the Contest cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ENTRANT REPRESENTATIVE TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
9. Use of Data: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about each entrant representative online, in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy http://mobilemerger.com/privacy-policy/.
10. Winners List: For a list of winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope between September 16, 2011 and October 16, 2011 to: Mobile Merger, 4885 McKnight Rd., Suite A #501 Pittsburgh, PA. 15237.
11. Sponsor: Mobile Merger, 4885 McKnight Rd., Suite A #501 Pittsburgh, PA. 15237; General Lead, 4885 McKnight Rd., Suite A #501 Pittsburgh, PA. 15237
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