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WIN Awards Program

WIN Awards FAQ

Answers to the most common questions about the WIN Awards.

Nominations

May I nominate myself?
No, self-nominations are not permitted.
When are nominations due?
Nomations due date: .
Can someone be nominated for both categories?
No. Please review the Nomination Criteria.
If someone was nominated last year and did not win (whether shortlisted or not), does the person need to be nominated again, or is the nominee under consideration, again, this year?
Previous nominees are not included. You will need to submit a nomination for this year.
Can I submit a nomination without the nominee's knowledge?
No. Part of the nomination process requires the nominee to sign a Nomination Consent and Confirmation Form.
I can’t make the deadline, or I missed the deadline, can I still submit for this year?
No, late submissions will not be accepted. Nominations close on .

Sponsorship

How do I sponsor the WIN Awards?
Sponsorship details and inquiry form are available by visting Sponsor WIN Awards.

Awards Events

Which cities will host events?
We are planning to hold events across Canada. Likely cities: Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Toronto, and Vancouver.
What is the date and times for the event in each hosting city?
Times of each event will be confirmed closer to the ceremony's date, .
Which venues will host a ceremony?
Locations will be announced closer to the ceremony's date,

Tickets

How do I get tickets?
Tickets will be available in early March. WIN members will receive an email when tickets are available—become a WIN member. Sponsors will be allocated tickets based on their sponsorship level.
Can I get a table?
No. The Awards ceremonies are not sit down events. You will be able to get multiple tickets (subject to limitations).
If tickets are sold out for a particular venue will there be a waitlist? What is the waitlist process?
There will be a waitlist for the events. Please fill out the contact form and select "WIN Awards" for the subject.
What is the cost per ticket?
Pricing has not been finalized. It is WIN's goal to make tickets free.
I was nominated, do I get a free ticket to the event? If so, how many?
Nominees will not receive a free ticket. Tickets will be available in early March. WIN members will receive an email when tickets are available—become a WIN member.
I was short-listed, do I get a free ticket to the event? If so, how many?
Yes, short-listed nominees will receive 2 free tickets, for the nominee and a guest. Additional tickets can also be obtained via the ticketing website (available in early March). WIN members will receive an email when tickets are available—become a WIN member.

Scholarship

How do I contribute to the scholarship fund?
You will be able to donate to the scholarship fund when ordering tickets. Tickets will be available in early March.
Who determines the allocation of the scholarship fund?
Each of the winners is allocated a certain amount. They decide how funds are distributed.

Judges

How many judges are there?
We are still confirming the judges for this year. Please check the website for WIN Awards updates.
May I recommend someone, or myself, to be a judge? If so, who do I contact?
If you are interested in being or would like to recommend a potential judge, please submit the contact form; select "WIN Awards" for the subject and provide details in the "Message" field.

Volunteer

How do I volunteer?
Please submit the contact form (select "Volunteering" for the subject.)