Sustain presents 2 sets of Awards for exhibitors to enter:
- Sustain Smart Business Awards
- Sustain People's Choice Award
Scroll down for all the details and how to enter.
THE SUSTAIN SMART BUSINESS AWARDS
Be Acknowledged, Be Rewarded, Be Smart. Put your best foot forward at Sustain and get the most out of your investment in the show.
Sustain and Ron McDermott, Australia’s foremost exhibition trainer and Sustain Exhibition Coach, have created a series of awards to encourage and acknowledge those who have demonstrated great skills in promotion, sales and design and show new ideas so that others may learn. Everyone is a winner.
All exhibitors are automatically entered free of charge. Size, experience and financial expenditure have no bearing on how successful you can be - it’s all relative. It’s what you put in that creates what you get out. The Awards will be judged during Sustain Traders Oceania on the Friday and announced at a brief awards ceremony shortly after the show closes on Friday evening.
Award Categories & Judging Criteria:
- Does my exhibit communicate who I am, what I do and what’s on offer – with simplicity?
- Does my exhibit stand out from the crowd?
- Have I utilised colour, height, movement and engaged the senses?
- Is there sufficient exhibit space to engage my visitors?
- Am I handling promotional products or special offers skillfully?
- Am I offering new ideas, products or experiences?
- Am I dressed for success?
- Am I effectively reaching out and relating to my visitors?
- Am I presenting a compelling, memorable message?
- Am I recording leads, sales or other outcomes properly?
SUSTAIN PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS
The Sustain Peoples Choice Awards, as voted on Facebook, have been running for 2 years now and have proven to be great fun! This competition is a really easy way to get your products and business out to a greater audience on the social media network and for you to engage your current followers to support you in some friendly competition.
Exhibitors can enter 1 product only, this can be a range, but not your entire product line! A photo and a few details will be placed on the SUSTAINShow Facebook Page where people vote by liking your photo. The photo which has the most likes wins!
Entry is only $25 +gst and entries close 30 September.
The competition will commence on the 7 September and run until 6pm, the close of the show, on Saturday 19 October. This means you can encourage visitors at the show to vote for your product on their phones. The winner will be announced shortly after the competition closes.
Its so simple to enter, just follow the instructions below.
- Choose ONE product that you will be bringing to the show (limit of 1 per exhibitor)
- Send 1 photo in jpeg format of the product (1MB and under in size please)
- Send a 25 word description Send a web link to be listed for this product
- Send to email@example.com by 30 September
- NB: There are no categories and there will be only 1 winner.
What you can do to increase your chances.
- Rally the troops and make sure your networks know you have entered the competition and send them instructions on how to vote.
- Have the product showcased on your stand at the show with a sign saying 'Vote for Us in the 2013 Sustain Facebook Peoples Choice Awards'. We recommend creating a QR code they can scan taking them directly to the competition site.
- Use it as a talking point with your customers. Tell them why you have entered that product and why is it the BEST!
Good luck and happy campaigning!