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. 
  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 August 28, 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 September 2018
  12. Winners will be featured in  Canadian Special Events Magazine and online at

Dates, Deadlines and Fees 

Venue Awards Entry Fees

Early Bird Entry

(Submitted by July 21 , 2018)
$125 per venue entry

Late Entry

(Submitted by July 28,, 2018)
$175 per venue entry

Key Program Dates

May 15, 2018

Entry Portal opens

July 21, 2018

Early bird deadline to enter

July 28, 2018

Late deadline to enter

August 28, 2018

Finalists announced

June 2018

Winners announced at Gala in Toronto

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