General nomination guidelines are as follows:


 ~ Only complete nomination forms will be accepted
 ~ Self-nominations are accepted
 ~ Nominations are open to an individuals entire career
 ~ Nominee must have more than 10 years experience in the industry
 ~ Nominations can only be submitted by an Event Atlantic member
 ~ Nominations are open to any individual or event that took place in            the Atlantic region
​ ~ The award recipient will be invited to take part in a facilitated discussion with the Champion of the Year Award recipient during the Event Summit
 ~ Only the award recipients will be recognized


CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

This award is given to an individual who embodies the spirit of collaboration in event hosting in Atlantic Canada. During their 10+ year career they have promoted Atlantic Canada as a destination for event hosting and have created opportunities for economic growth. They have been involved in the development of new business through partnerships and learning.