Step by Step Guide to Entering 

Use the following as a guide to preparing and submitting your entry for the 2018 Canadian Event Venue Awards. If you get stuck or have questions, please reach out to our team anytime at and good luck!



  1. Read the Rules & Guidelines page to be sure you understand the requirements and eligibility.
  2. Collect and prepare any required entry materials. 
  3. Go to the portal online and create an account. (opening February 28)
  4. Upload your entry and complete all the fields on the entry form.
  5. Before you go to pay and submit, make sure you have all required elements including mages and/or videos, pdf or word doc, client letters etc.
  6. Pay for your entry. Payments accepted include Visa, MC, Paypal or Amex.
  7. Make sure you get a receipt and confirmation.
  8. Finalists will be announced May 15, 2018
  9. Finalists will be contacted for further information and interviews
  10. Finalists will be invited to purchase tickets to the Gala
  11. Winners will be announced live at the Gala in June 2018 (date pending)
  12. Winners will be featured in  Canadian Special Events Magazine, and 1st Annual Event Space Canada Luxury Venue Book launching June 15, 2018, and online at

Dates, Deadlines and Fees 

Venue Awards Entry Fees

Early Bird Entry

(Submitted by Sunday, April 15, 2018)
$125 per venue entry

Late Entry

(Submitted by Sunday, April 22, 2018)
$175 per venue entry

Key Program Dates

Wednesday February 28, 2018

Entry Portal opens

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Early bird deadline to enter

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Late deadline to enter

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Finalists announced

June 2018

Winners announced at Gala in Toronto

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Ready to apply? Click Here After February 28, to Start Your Entry