Trade Show Executive's

Gold Grand Awards Entry Form

The clock is ticking towards this year’s Trade Show Executive (TSE) Gold 100 Grand Awards. The awards are presented not only to the largest trade shows in terms of verified exhibit space; there are also 20 categories saluting the exceptional ideas and achievements of shows of all sizes. The winners of the Gold Grand Award will be kept confidential until the award ceremony. This evening will be one of the high points of TSE’s Annual Gold 100 Awards Gala. Winners will get special recognition at the Gold Gala, a crystal trophy, special prizes, editorial coverage in TSE and an extensive media campaign to promote your win. Please call our editorial team if you need any assistance in completing this form. (Our direct phone numbers are listed at the end.)

PART I: Basic Data

Show Name:  
2015 Show Dates  
2015 Show Site (facility, city and state):  
     
Show Management:    
Name of Show Management
Company or Association
 
Address (Street)  
City, State  Zip      
Phone:    
Web Site:  
Top Executive Responsible
for the Show (Name/Title)
  /

His/Her Contact Information    

 
 

PART II: Grand Award Categories

Please consider my show
for the following Grand Award Categories:
(You may enter multiple categories)
First Entry

(1) Best Turnaround (from your previous show)
(2) Best Program to Help Exhibitors Maximize their ROI
(3) Most Extreme Results from Social Media
(4) Best Viral Show Promotion or Show Experience
(5) Best 24/7/365 Show Brand
(6) Best Use of Technology
(7) Best Mobile App
(8) Super Sticky Show Floor (best strategy for keeping attendees on the exhibit floor)
(9) Show with the Most Commendable Green Initiatives
(10) Show with the Strongest Global Participation (in number of countries or total number of international attendees)
(11) Best Gold 100 Show Extension Overseas
(12) Best VIP Program
(13) Most Creative Sponsorship
(14) Most Innovative Show Overall
(15) The Do-Gooder Award: the best event held by a trade show organizer for philanthropy or social causes
(16) Slam Dunk Award: Best New Idea
(17) Marketing Genius Award (the team or individual that implemented the most clever marketing ideas)
(18) Against All Odds (the show that overcame seemingly insurmountable challenges)
(19) The Greatest Corporate Event of 2015 (the corporate event that sets the ultimate Gold Standard. It reflects excellence from all or most of these perspectives: exhibitor and attendee satisfaction, service to the industry, leadership within the industry, overcoming obstacles, flawless logistics, innovative techniques, green practices, etc.)
(20) The Greatest Trade Show of 2015 (the show that sets the ultimate Gold Standard. It reflects excellence from all or most of these perspectives: exhibitor and attendee satisfaction, service to the industry, leadership within the industry, overcoming obstacles, flawless logistics, innovative techniques, green practices, etc.) Previous winners are ineligible to enter this category.

 
Additional Entry (Optional)

(1) Best Turnaround (from your previous show)
(2) Best Program to Help Exhibitors Maximize their ROI
(3) Most Extreme Results from Social Media
(4) Best Viral Show Promotion or Show Experience
(5) Best 24/7/365 Show Brand
(6) Best Use of Technology
(7) Best Mobile App
(8) Super Sticky Show Floor (best strategy for keeping attendees on the exhibit floor)
(9) Show with the Most Commendable Green Initiatives
(10) Show with the Strongest Global Participation (in number of countries or total number of international attendees)
(11) Best Gold 100 Show Extension Overseas
(12) Best VIP Program
(13) Most Creative Sponsorship
(14) Most Innovative Show Overall
(15) The Do-Gooder Award: the best event held by a trade show organizer for philanthropy or social causes
(16) Slam Dunk Award: Best New Idea
(17) Marketing Genius Award (the team or individual that implemented the most clever marketing ideas)
(18) Against All Odds (the show that overcame seemingly insurmountable challenges)
(19) The Greatest Corporate Event of 2015 (the corporate event that sets the ultimate Gold Standard. It reflects excellence from all or most of these perspectives: exhibitor and attendee satisfaction, service to the industry, leadership within the industry, overcoming obstacles, flawless logistics, innovative techniques, green practices, etc.)
(20) The Greatest Trade Show of 2015 (the show that sets the ultimate Gold Standard. It reflects excellence from all or most of these perspectives: exhibitor and attendee satisfaction, service to the industry, leadership within the industry, overcoming obstacles, flawless logistics, innovative techniques, green practices, etc.) Previous winners are ineligible to enter this category.

 

PART III: The Rationale for a Gold GRAND Award

Describe how your show exemplifies
the Gold Standard in the category. 

Maximum word count is 1,400 words.
You may attach additional supporting documentation such as samples, images, artwork, web links, etc.
  First Entry:
    Second Entry (Optional):
 

PART IV: Verification

I hereby certify that all statistical information provided on this form is accurate.

Name:

 

Email Address:

 

Signature

  _____________________________________________
     
Please print and then sign the form.
Completed forms should be scanned and submitted via email to
CarolAndrews@tradeshowexecutive.com
(You should receive confirmation within 24 hours that TSE has received your entry form. If you do not, please follow up)

Entries must be submitted by 5:00 pm PDT on Friday July 29 for consideration
 
Questions? Call or email Darlene Gudea at (760) 889-8585 or dg@tradeshowexecutive.com or Carol Andrews at (562) 505-7903 or CarolAndrews@tradeshowexecutive.com