Ann Arbor Ups the Ante With iPads and Other Prizes for A2 Fiber YouTube Video Contest for Google Fiber

March 17, 2010

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17 /PRNewswire/ — Ann Arbor’s A2 Fiber effort is hoping for more than just the luck of the Irish as it vies to be selected for Google’s Fiber for Communities initiative. A2 Fiber is kicking off a YouTube video contest on St. Patrick’s Day, Wednesday, March 17. Contestants are eligible to win a fabulous prize for creating a video telling why Google should choose Ann Arbor as a pilot community and how we uniquely can leverage the super high speed Internet access to better connect our community to the world and drive innovation.

The creator of the winning 30-to-90-second video will receive a grand prize; and there will be multiple runner-up videos as well. Prizes include Apple iPads, poolside room with jacuzzi, a 10 megapixel digital camera, gift certificates for Blue Tractor, Conor O’Neill’s, Grizzly Peak, Jolly Pumpkin, M-Den, Weber’s Restaurant, Zingerman’s and more.

Sponsors are Ann Arbor Ad Club, Ann Arbor SPARK, Bank of Ann Arbor, Charles Reinhart Company Realtors, Ingenex Digital Marketing, Menlo Innovations and Weber’s Restaurant and Hotel. Prize sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Videos can be uploaded to YouTube for judging beginning March 17, 2010. The deadline for submission is 1 p.m. EST on March 26, 2010. Please e-mail contest questions to contest@la2m.org.

Visit the below links for contest details:

Ann Arbor has 114,000 residents, spans 27.7 square miles, and is frequently recognized as a foremost place to live, learn, work, thrive and visit (www.a2gov.org/news). To keep up with City of Ann Arbor information, subscribe for e-mail updates (www.a2gov.org/subscribe), follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/a2gov) or become a city fan on Facebook (www.facebook.com/thecityofannarbor). The city’s mission statement reads: The city of Ann Arbor is committed to providing excellent municipal services that enhance the quality of life for all through the intelligent use of resources while valuing an open environment that fosters, fair, sensitive and respectful treatment of all employees and the community we serve.

Website: www.a2gov.org / www.a2fiber.com


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