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ATIA Announces “Microsoft Windows 7 Was My Idea” Video Contest

Microsoft and the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) invite users to create a short video presenting their story about how using Windows 7 has made new things possible or simplified everyday tasks.

ATIA encourages applicants to use music, humor, or other formats to share new and innovative ideas.

ATIA 2010 Chicago Conference Contest is open from August 19, 2010 – October 21, 2010

ATIA 2011 Orlando Conference Contest is open from November 18, 2010 – January 20, 2011

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

ATIA 2010 Chicago Conference Attendees’ Choice Prize

ATIA 2011 Orlando Conference Attendees’ Choice’ Prize

One Grand Prize Winner will be announced at the Orlando 2011 Conference.

The (2) Conference Attendees’ Choice Prizes will be awarded to the individual with the highest number of votes received onsite for each conference. The votes will be made via ballots
provided onsite during the conference.

A Grand Prize Winner will be chosen from all contest submissions received over the course of both contests. The Grand prize winner will be chosen by a contest committee, with members selected by Microsoft.

Videos should be anywhere from 30 seconds to 3 minutes in length.

No conference admission purchase necessary to be eligible for Attendees’ Choice and Grand Prizes. All attendees including conference exhibitors and speakers are eligible to vote for best video.

Individuals may enter both contests and enter multiple entries per contest.

If the video is of an individual other than you, please obtain permission before posting.

Once you have uploaded your video/s to the ATIA Facebook page please complete a contest Application Form with details of your videos and your contact information.

For more information and to submit an application, go to:


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