#ESSWI - 2017 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium


How can you share your excitement about the 2017 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium and engage with other industry professionals? Tweet about it! You could even win a prize! Simply send one or more tweets using the conference hashtag #ESSWI and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a prize.

The only rule is that you must send your tweet between Oct. 20 and Nov. 16, 2017, and your tweet must include the conference hashtag #ESSWI. After the conference, the Wisconsin Technology Council will hold a drawing and one lucky winner will receive a sought-after $50 Starbucks giftcard. Your tweets will help to increase engagement before, during and after the event.

Sample Tweets:

  1. Tweet before the conference.   Share your excitement about the event. For example, your pre-event tweet might read: Looking forward to meeting new contacts and seeing old friends at the WI Early Stage Symposium, Nov. 15-16 #ESSWI
  2. Tweet during the conference.   Tweet short messages throughout the event, commenting on what you’re enjoying or sharing key takeaways from speakers.
  3. Tweet after the conference.   Bid farewell to your colleagues and share your conference takeaways. For example: Heading home from #ESSWI. Great networking and best practices. Already looking forward to next year!
  4. Tweet photos.   Please feel free to tweet photos from the event and add the hashtag, just add a description, tag people or companies and #ESSWI.

What is a hashtag?

A hashtag is an identifier that categorizes tweets together. When you use the conference hashtag #ESSWI, it’s easy for the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium and others to track and re-tweet your messages.

I’m new to this

If you don’t have a Twitter account, ask the person who manages your company’s Twitter account to send out a positive tweet about the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium on your behalf. Or, set up your own account today in a few quick steps at

What other social media can I use to engage?

Use the Wisconsin Technology Council’s social media channels to expand your network and increase your engagement with the other attendees. You can also connect with the #ESSWI and your industry colleagues via: TwitterFacebookLinkedIn and Instagram.

Need help or have questions?

Contact Laura Kaiser at