Boost the value of your Annual Meeting participation

August 2017 - Vol. 36, No. 7

Knowing how to make use of your social media presence at the AAO-HNSF 2017 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience, a.k.a. #OTOMTG17, can boost the value of your experience both during the meeting and well beyond the last Miniseminar or Instruction Course.

Share. Inspire. Engage.

Here are some quick highlights as to why you should engage with the @AAOHNS community and use #OTOMTG17 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram while attending the Annual Meeting. Social Media engagement:

  • Keeps you connected to the chatter of what’s happening at #OTOMTG17.
  • Education opportunities you might want to attend
  • Don’t-miss exhibits in the OTO Experience
  • Reminders of events you will want to get on your schedule
  • Conversations inspired by presentations and innovations
  • Impromptu and informal meet-ups on topics that interest you
  • Reviews of sites and restaurants in Chicago from other attendees
  • Expands your connections as you increase both who you follow and who follows you
  • Reaches those at a distance, creating a global conversation, by allowing your followers to have a glimpse into the #OTOMTG17 experience
  • Serves as another networking tool to meet colleagues from around the world

Top Tips. 

The following are some tips on engaging in #OTOMTG17 social media:

  • Always use the hashtag #OTOMTG17 so your comments/messages are tracking with the Annual Meeting dialogue
  • Engage with others who are posting and tweeting by liking, sharing, or retweeting
  • Share pictures, ask questions, provide commentary to what you see and hear from #OTOMTG17
  • Provide attribution, which is key, when posting from a presentation. List the speaker’s name and presentation title; refer to a social media handle, if known.

Download the annual  meeting app:

To make your #OTOMTG17 engagement even more accessible, the Annual Meeting app puts social media at your fingertips. To follow the conversation on Facebook and Twitter, first download the Annual Meeting app at Once downloaded, go to the Social Media tile on the homepage of the app to access the @AAOHNS chatter on Facebook and Twitter.

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