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Contest Rules 2023


DesignCon 2023 Sustainable Exhibitor Program Contest


NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA THAT HAVE A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE OR TAX I.D. NUMBER, WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Employees, their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related, of Informa Tech Holdings LLC (“Sponsor”) or its affiliates, vendors and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are binding and final on all matters relating to the DesignCon Sustainable Exhibitor Program Contest (the “Contest”). The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Winning the prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

HOW TO ENTER: To be entered, during the period commencing at 9am PST on January 5, 2023 and ending at 9pm PST on February 3, 2023 (the ”Entry Period”), entrants must: submit your entry to the Formstack link here:

Entrants must have a valid email address. Limit one (1) entry per company during the Entry Period. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

HOW TO WIN: All submissions will be reviewed by a panel of three (3) judges comprising of: DesignCon Group Event Director Suzanne Deffree, DesignCon Operations Manager LeAsah Brown, and GES Sr Director Client Relations Tim Myers. Each nomination will be judged based on the following criteria: booth build, shipping, employee travel, promotional items and handouts, and assessment on-site during the -February 1-2, 2023 expo. DesignCon will select and announce one (1) winner on or about February 28, 2023 from all eligible winners received by DesignCon. The decision of the panel will be final and non-appealable.

The potential winner will be notified by email and will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance and a W-9 form. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, Prize will be forfeited, and, at DesignCon’s sole discretion, an alternate winner maybe selected.

PRIZES: The selected winner will receive one (1) 22x28 sustainable graphic honoring winning company for DesignCon 2024 provided by GES, one (1) All-Access pass for DesignCon 2024, and notation in the DesignCon 2024 Digital Event Guide as the 2023 Sustainable Exhibitor Award (the “Prize”). Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $1,500. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute prize with one of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of prize not specified herein as being awarded. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

PUBLICITY GRANT: Except where prohibited, participation in this Contest constitutes winner’s consent to use of winner’s name, social media identity, likeness, photograph, voice, opinion, hometown and state for promotional and marketing purposes in connection with this Contest in any and all media whether now known or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without further payment or consideration.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, garbled, illegible entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries or the announcement of the Prize. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, Instagram and Twitter, and their respective parent, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize (including any injury or harm resulting from use of a motorcycle) or participation in this Contest.

PRIVACY DISCLOSURES: The Sponsor may use cookies and web beacons to collect and process information relating to each entrant’s participation in the Contest. The information collected by means of these technologies is used for purposes of administration of the Contest. In addition, such information, including each applicant's contact information, may be shared with third party sponsors of the Contest. For information about Informa’s other privacy practices, please see its Privacy Policy, available at

WINNER’S NAME: The names of the winners may be obtained after February 28, 2023, by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Informa Markets Engineering, 2901 28th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405, for receipt no later than March 1, 2023.

SPONSOR: Informa Markets Engineering, Attn: DesignCon 2023, 2901 28th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405