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WIN Awards Program

WIN Awards FAQ

Answers to the most common questions about the WIN Awards.

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

Tickets

Q: How do I get tickets?
A: 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.
Q: Can I get a table?
A: No. The Awards ceremonies are not sit down events. You will be able to get multiple tickets (subject to limitations).
Q: If tickets are sold out for a particular venue will there be a waitlist? What is the waitlist process?
A: There will be a waitlist for the events. Please fill out the contact form and select "WIN Awards" for the subject.
Q: What is the cost per ticket?
A: Pricing has not been finalized. It is WIN's goal to make tickets free.
Q: I was nominated, do I get a free ticket to the event? If so, how many?
A: 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.
Q: I was short-listed, do I get a free ticket to the event? If so, how many?
A: 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

Q: 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.
Q: Who determines the allocation of the scholarship fund?
Each of the winners is allocated a certain amount. They decide how funds are distributed.

Sponsorship

Q: How do I sponsor the WIN Awards?
A: Please submit the Sponsor WIN Awards form.

Nominations

Q: Can someone be nominated for both categories?
A: No. Please review the categories & criteria for the WIN Awards.
Q: 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?
A: Previous nominees are not included. You will need to submit a nomination for this year.
Q: Can I submit a nomination without the nominee's knowledge?
A: No. Part of the nomination process requires the nominee to sign a Nomination Consent and Confirmation Form.
Q: I can’t make the deadline, or I missed the deadline, can I still submit for this year?
A: No, late submissions will not be accepted. The due date for nominations is

Judges

Q: How many judges are there?
A: We are still confirming the judges for this year. Please check the website for WIN Awards updates.
Q: May I recommend someone, or myself, to be a judge? If so, who do I contact?
A: 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

Q: How do I volunteer?
A: Please submit the contact form; select "Volunteering" for the subject.