BizBash Idea Fest

Rules for Entry

  1. Entries do not need to be from a specific event, or a specific time period.
  2. Entries must be submitted using the BizBash Event Space Awards website by 11:59 p.m. EST on December 31, 2018. Submissions via mail or express delivery will not be accepted. All submissions must be written in English.
  3. Submissions will be accepted from any location that hosts events and/or live experiences.
  4. Each submission must include a written explanation that includes the following:
    1. Name of the event space
    2. Date Opened
    3. Recent Renovation Date (if applicable)
    4. Location Address
    5. Amenities
      1. Concierge
      2. Full A/V Production Capabilities
      3. Staging and Lighting Capabilities
      4. Signage and Branding Options
      5. Tables & Chairs Rentals
      6. Self-Parking
      7. Valet-Parking
      8. Set-up and Clean-up Crew
      9. WiFi
      10. Breakout Rooms
      11. Private Meeting Space
      12. VIP Space
      13. Catering
      14. In-House Designer
    6. What makes your venue/space unique?
    7. What is your venue doing to advance the industry?
    8. Include photos, floorplans, video (Vimeo and YouTube links only; please provide passwords for private videos)
  5. Written explanations that do not follow the specifications outlined above and in the criteria for each category will not be accepted. Entrants may submit work for more than one category, but each entry requires a separate submission and payment.
  6. Each submission must include no more than ten high resolution photographs, submitted as individual jpg files without watermarks (submissions of collages, screenshots, or other file types will not be accepted). Make sure that the files best demonstrate the uses, amenities, floor plan, and layout offerings of your event space. Do not include photos of celebrity attendees, event organizers, or other aspects that are not relevant to the category.
  7. Each submission may include a video of the location. The video should be no longer than 3 minutes in length, and must be submitted via a YouTube, Vimeo, or other video players link. If the video is password protected, said password must be provided during the submission process.
  8. Winners will be chosen by event industry experts and BizBash staff members, and announced in the 2019 BizBash Best. BizBash retains the right to eliminate a category, disqualify a submission, or remove a category at its discretion.
  9. By submitting an entry for consideration for the BizBash Event Space Awards, entrants authorize BizBash and its affiliates to publish any portion of the entry, including but not limited to submitted images and materials. Companies submitting images/videos must own the rights to distribute said images/videos to BizBash. In addition, all entries become property of BizBash and its affiliates and will not be returned. BizBash reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to reject any and all photos/videos that, in its sole opinion, violates the law or is otherwise inappropriate.
  10. All submissions must be the bona fide work of the company submitting the entry in the primary area of expertise of the category.
  11. Entries with examples of an event hosted or co-hosted by BizBash or any of its affiliates are not permitted.
  12. If you have questions about the submission process or award categories, please email
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