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Are You a DDW® Super Fan?

Think you have what it takes to be the ultimate Super Fan of Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2021? Compete against fellow DDW attendees to be at the top of leaderboard.

In the DDW Virtual™ site, click on the Networking tab at the top of the navigation menu and select Challenges for instructions and rules to play this game. All DDW attendees are automatically enrolled.

Once you log into the virtual platform, tally as many points as you can by participating in certain aspects of this year’s meeting between May 21–23. Start earning points May 21 at 1 p.m. EDT. Example activities that earn you points include:

  • Attending sessions, watching on demand presentations and joining a session chat.
  • Exploring social media profiles.
  • Searching the Industry Supporter Showcase, downloading collateral and dropping your business card.

The game will close on May 23 at 5 p.m. EDT. At that time, attendees with more than 450 points will be entered into a drawing. The grand prize is an all-expense paid trip to DDW 2022 in San Diego, May 21-24, 2022. This includes conference registration, hotel and airfare (coach; $700 max). Additional prizes include a complimentary registration to DDW 2022 and Amazon gift cards. Please note the raffle is for paid full conference attendees only.

Here are some quick tips to navigate the virtual platform. The full list of instructions can be found in the Attendee Guide to Virtual.

To view and join sessions, click on the Sessions tile on the homepage. Additionally, you can access the full listing of sessions by clicking on the Program tab in the navigation menu at the top of the site and selecting Sessions from the drop-down menu. Live stream sessions will be added as on demand content a few hours after they end. To view additional on demand content (no scheduled date or time for livestream), click the On Demand tile on the homepage.

To access the Industry Supporter Showcase, click on the Industry Supporters tile on the homepage. You can also access by clicking on the Industry tab in the navigation menu or by clicking on the Industry Supporter Showcase banner at the top of the homepage.
Want to play but you’re not registered? It’s not too join us! Register today for DDW 2021.

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