C&IT Awards enjoys record Twitter response

The C&IT Awards enjoyed a record Twitter response last Friday (27 September), with the volume of social media chatter between event professionals and C&IT the highest the magazine has ever experienced.

C&IT Awards twitter response
C&IT Awards twitter response

C&IT recorded more than 500 tweets in total using the hashtag #CITAwards, making the gala evening the most 'interactive' event the brand has ever run.

More than 400 tweets were recorded during the day and evening of the Awards (27 September), with a total of more than 500 tweets when taking into account pre- and post-event interaction.

Event agencies, brands, DMCs, tourist boards and special guests all participated on Twitter during the build-up, the Awards themselves and over the weekend. C&IT has picked out some examples below. For all the interaction from the event, search #CITAwards on Twitter.

@VisitScotBTU What’s that glistening in the BTU office? Oh, just our @CITmagazine award for Best UK C&I Destination 2013!

@AlexanderStella Why does Gyles Brandreth stand on tiptoe for each award photo? #CITAwards

@CiscoLiveEurope Proud to be Best Global Congress at #CITAwards

@lexi_clarke WARNING... Ball stealer in operation. Keep all balls in reach. If you see this man report him to table 3 #CITAwards

@pkerwood Best of the best: The award for the Agency of the Year at the #CITAwards goes to @SmyleCreative #eventprofs

@Zibrant We are delighted at winning Best Incentive at #CITAwards well done all the other winners too

Another win for the @drpgroup! Delighted to win the Best International Conference award for the ENRC 150 Group Conference! #CITAwards

@global_ses Sustainable event of the year at the #CITAwards is us! @thecrystalorg #eventprofs

@TROexperiential Good luck to all the nominees at tonight's #CITAwards. Lovely venue, wonderful food, great company & extraordinary talent. All at one event!

Click here for a list of the winners and photos from the event: Smyle cleans up at C&IT Awards

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