“1 Change for the Better”, a Global Video Contest for Best Ideas: Submit your "1 Change for the Better" today
January 14, 2015

 “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

CATAAlliance is launching “1 Change for the Better”, a video contest with a focus on what we might do that would change our lives in any or all of the following ways: enhance competitiveness and the creation jobs, improve quality of life, and, strengthen communities and the social fabric. The contest is open to everyone!

Please view the HTML format version: http://www.cata.ca/Media_and_Events/change/default.html

The top three videos, one minute in length, will be featured at the 30th Annual CATA Innovation & Leadership Gala on May 21st, 2015 in Ottawa, Canada. This year's Gala is fittingly entitled, "Innovation Leadership and Social Give Back."

The "1 Change for the Better" winner will receive a cash prize and significant promotion through traditional and social media channelsOur goal  is to encourage beneficial change for the common good of everyone.

Now get ready with your web cams, i-phones, digital cameras…lights, camera, action!

Here's how it works

•           Upload your video to any online video sharing site such as YouTube or Vimeo, ensuring that it is no more than 1 minute in length with a two sentence description

•           Title your video “1 Change for the Better”, tag as: video contest, inspiration, society, change, activism, future, leadership, role models, CATAAlliance

•           Listen to our Video Tips below about possible themes and topics

•           Submit your entry to CATAAlliance CEO, John Reid at jreid@cata.ca, no later than May 1, 2015 with “1 Change for the Better” in the header and then provide your contact information with a cut and paste LINK to your video that you have uploaded

•           We will contact you if the judges (from the CATAAlliance Leadership Council) choose your entry as one of the three finalists

Your one minute video story COULD:

•           Promote a “1 Change for the Better” call to action in your community, in your organization, or in your family

•           Talk about someone else’s “1 Change for the Better” as part of spreading the word

•           Tell us how your “1 Change for the Better”, that you would like to see or have already done

•           Encourage your friends and family to get involved and video their own “1 Change for the Better”

Twitter Please: For those of you with a twitter account, when your video is done please post a tweet: @CATAAlliance #1 Change for the Better URL link to your video. Also, make sure that you sign up for updates at the CATAAlliance Social Network.

Video Tips: Watch this 2 minute video from from the desk of CATAAlliance CEO, John Reid.