REGIONALS – How It Works

The Process

The program is distinct to the national awards competition and entries are not interchangeable.

  • Follow the guidelines on the Rules & Guidelines page. Prepare all your event materials. Make sure you have everything you need including the information listed on the Rules & Guidelines page, images and/or videos, pdf or word doc., and credit card for payment. You may also pay by PayPal.
  • During the entry period (see dates below) go to the portal online and create an account
  • Review the procedures
  • Submit your entry
  • Judging will take place November 7   – November 21, 2017
  • Nominees will be announced online and via email
  • Nominees will be contacted for further comment and interviews
  • Nominees will be invited to purchase reserved tickets to the Gala in their region
  • Winners will be announced live at the Gala in their region
  • A post event “look book” will be released nationwide featuring the winners and winning entries will have the opportunity to be featured in an upcoming issue of Canadian Special Events Magazine.

All finalists and winners receive an official FINALIST or WINNER logo, will be featured in photo editorials on Canadian Special Event’s websites and in CSE Magazines, a trophy, certificate of excellence and press coverage in each region.

Regionals Entry Fees

Early Bird Entry (Submitted by Sunday October 1, 2017)TBA
Late Entry (Submitted by Sunday October 8, 2017)TBA

NOTE: Duel and group entries (2 or more individuals or companies), are charged an additional entry fee per entrant.

Regionals Key Dates

Thursday September, 28, 2017Call-for-entries period opens for regional program.
Sunday October 29, 2017Early bird deadline to enter for regional program.
Sunday November 5, 2017Late deadline to enter for regional program.
Wednesday November 22, 2017Regional finalists announced.
December 1 - 15, 2017Regional winners announced (events in each region).

View the Regional Awards Program Categories

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