FRANKLIN, Tenn., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA), in conjunction with New York International Auto Show, today announced a U.S. contest to win the chance to be a "reporter" at the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). Launched on the brand's Facebook page, the contest asks interested owners to create a thirty second video reporting on what's innovative about their own Nissan vehicle.
The winner and a guest will receive travel to New York with media access to US's largest-attended auto show on press days. The winning "reporter" will get up-close with new Nissan vehicles, experience live world car reveals, meet Nissan representatives and report from the show through videos to be shared back with the Facebook community.
"Nissan is committed to engaging our dedicated fans who contribute to our active Facebook community," said Erich Marx, Director Social Media & Interactive Marketing. "We believe the New York International Auto Show is a great venue in which to bring an owner to connect with our brand and Nissan's innovative new vehicles then offer them a chance to report back to the community from their own unique perspective."
Interested applicants can enter their video on the Reporter Contest tab of the Nissan Facebook page found at http://www.facebook.com/nissan. The contest opens April 1, 2011 and submissions will be accepted through 9:00am EDT on Tuesday, April 12th.
At NYIAS, Nissan will host a press conference to unveil an all-new small car and display the new 2012 Nissan GT-R, 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet and offer drives of the all-electric Nissan LEAF among other activities.
The Nissan Auto Show Reporter Contest is open to all residents of the Continental United States, ages 18 and older that are available to travel to the show for media days Tuesday, April 19th – Thursday, April 21st. For full contest details and rules, please click on the Reporter Contest tab on Nissan's Facebook page found at http://www.facebook.com/nissan.
About Nissan in North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program 2010 and has been recognized as a 2010 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com.
About the 2011 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS)
Showcasing the latest automotive trends, the 2011 New York International Auto Show will unveil an extensive collection of the most technologically advanced vehicles on display anywhere in the world. More than four floors of displays, including the new Javits Center North exhibition hall, will house nearly 1,000 stunning new 2011/2012 vehicles as well as sensational futuristic concept cars. NYIAS is owned and produced by the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association.