Marketing leadership with ~ 50 successful product launches in 10 + global markets
Contest Period: The “SMB Marketing Boost Contest” is organised by Prosh Marketing and sponsored by Smarter Loans. The contest starts on the 25th of June at 8am EST and ends on the 16th July at noon EST.
Contestants may submit their entries by filling out the contest entry form on www.proshmarketing.com/smbcontestand by answering a skill testing question to be entered in a draw for the chance to win one of 3 “Marketing Prize Packs” provided by Prosh Marketing and Smarter Loans.
Eligibility: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
Any small and medium businesses in any industry, with 50 employees or less located in Canada with the exclusion of the Quebec province, are eligible to enroll in this contest.
All entrants must be 18 years or older at the time of the submission and the company must have been operational at least for 6 months at the time of submission.
Anyone from the business can submit the application for the contest, however we would recommend the CEO’s, founders or marketers from the business to participate in the Maketing Strategy sessions to take full advantage of the prize.
How to Enter: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
To participate in this contest and become an entrant, participants must visit www.proshmarketing.com/smbconteston the Prosh Marketing website during the contest period and fill out the required fields on the form. The form will ask participants to fill in some mandatory and optional questions which are required to participate.
Once participants have filled in all the required fields, they must click on the “SUBMIT” button for their submission to be entered into the random draw.
Only one entry per Business is allowed. Businesses with multiple entries will be disqualified.
Draw: The eligible contest winners will be randomly selected in an electronic random draw from all the eligible entries received during the contest period, on the 17th of July 2020. Winners will be contacted between the 20th to 22th July, 2020.
Prize Description: Each business will have a chance to win a one of three Marketing Prize Packs with services provided by Prosh Marketing and Smarter Loans, including the following:
- 1 Hour Marketing strategy review, with the Founder of Prosh Marketing
- 1 Hour PR opportunities, Prosh Marketing’s PR Partner
- 1 Hour Digital marketing presence, with a Prosh Marketing Consultant
- 1 Hour Content marketing strategy, with a Prosh Marketing Consultant
- A “Canadian Business Spotlight” personalized video asset produced by and promoted on select Smarter Loans properties, and available for use after
Prize Value: The prize is valued at $5,800 each, not convertible to cash.
Any regional allocation of prizes: There will be no regional allocation of prizes.
The number and value of the prizes: 3 prizes, each valued at $5,800 each (not convertible to cash).
Any additional material information that affects the chances of winning; All the required fields of The Contest form must be filled in and the skill testing question must be answered correctly.
Timelines and process to award prizes: After the random draw is completed, 3 winners will be selected and contacted by email within 3 business days and given up to 5 business days to respond and claim their prize. After this time, the prize will be forfeited, and another random draw will occur to select a replacement winner. The prize will be valid for redemption for up to 3 months, starting the day that the winner is notified of winning in writing.
The prize is nontransferable to any other business other than the enrolled business. The contest sponsor reserves the right to substitute this prize with a prize of equal value.
All entrants will be notified of the winners of The Contest by the end of July, 2020.
Communication of Winners: After all three of the winners have claimed their prize, the winners, their names and that of their businesses will be communicated on Prosh Marketing's social Media and other contest promotional materials.
THE PRIZE IS NOT CONVERTIBLE TO CASH
Prize limit: In no event shall the contest organizers be required to award more prizes than indicated in these contest rules or to award a prize other than in compliance with these contest rules.
General Terms and Conditions:
BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE CONTEST ORGANIZERS, PROSH MARKETING, SMARTER LOANS, AND ANY COMPANY, CORPORATION, TRUST OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY CONTROLLED BY OR AFFILIATED TO THEM, THEIR ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES (THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) 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 DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY RESULTING FROM A PRIZE, INCLUDING THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE OR USE OF THE PRIZE, OR THE MERCHANDISE FOR WHICH IT IS REDEEMED (IF APPLICABLE). FURTHER, BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES 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 DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY RESULTING FROM: A) ENTRY OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST, INCLUDING ATTEMPT TO ENTER OR PARTICIPATE, ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE CONTEST WEBSITE, OR B) ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PERSONALITY OR PRIVACY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY.
PROSH MARKETING RESERVES THE RIGHT AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION TO DISQUALIFY ANY NOMINEE THAT IT FINDS TO BE TAMPERING WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS OR THE OPERATION OF THE DRAW ON THE SMB MARKETING BOOST CONTEST; TO BE ACTING IN VIOLATION OF THE OFFICIAL RULES; OR TO BE ACTING IN AN UNSPORTSMANLIKE OR DISRUPTIVE MANNER, OR WITH INTENT TO ANNOY, ABUSE, THREATEN OR HARASS ANY OTHER PERSON OR GROUP.
PROSH MARKETING WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR (A) ANY INCOMPLETE OR INACCURATE INFORMATION THAT IS CAUSED BY WEBSITE USERS, OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE CONTEST, OR BY ANY TECHNICAL OR HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE PROCESSING OF SUBMISSIONS IN THE CONTEST; (B) LOST, INTERRUPTED, OR UNAVAILABLE NETWORK, SERVER, SERVICE PROVIDER, ON-LINE SYSTEMS, TELEPHONE NETWORKS OR TELEPHONE LINES, OR ANY OTHER CONNECTIONS; (C) THE THEFT, DESTRUCTION, LOSS OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, OR ALTERATION OF, ENTRIES; (D) ANY PROBLEMS WITH, OR MALFUNCTIONS OR FAILURES OF, TELEPHONE NETWORKS OR LINES, COMPUTERS OR COMPUTER ON-LINE SYSTEMS, SERVERS OR PROVIDERS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, VIRUSES OR BUGS; (E) GARBLED TRANSMISSIONS OR MISCOMMUNICATIONS; (F) FAILURE OF ANY E-MAIL TO BE RECEIVED BY OR FROM THE CONTEST JUDGES OR CONTEST ORGANIZER FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TRAFFIC CONGESTION ON THE INTERNET OR AT ANY WEBSITE OR COMBINATION THEREOF OR TECHNICAL INCOMPATIBILITY; (G) DAMAGE TO A USER'S COMPUTER EQUIPMENT (SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE) OCCASIONED BY PARTICIPATION OR DOWNLOADING OF MATERIALS RELATED TO THIS CONTEST OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE; (H) PRINTING, DISTRIBUTION, PROGRAMMING OR PRODUCTION ERRORS, AND ANY OTHER ERRORS OR MALFUNCTIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER HUMAN, MECHANICAL, ELECTRONIC OR OTHERWISE; (I) TECHNICAL, PICTORIAL, TYPOGRAPHICAL OR EDITORIAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS CONTAINED HEREIN; OR (J) FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSS CAUSED BY THE TRANSMISSION OF ANY INFORMATION RELATED TO THE PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST.
AUTHORIZATION. BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, THE ENTRANT SELECTED FOR THE PRIZE AUTHORIZES THE CONTEST ORGANIZERS AND THEIR REPRESENTATIVES TO USE, IF REQUIRED, HIS/HER NAME, PHOTO, VOICE, PLACE OF RESIDENCE AND/OR STATEMENT REGARDING THE PRIZE FOR PUBLICITY PURPOSES, WITHOUT ANY FORM OF COMPENSATION.
COMMUNICATION WITH ENTRANTS. NO COMMUNICATION OR CORRESPONDENCE RELATED TO THIS CONTEST SHALL BE EXCHANGED WITH ENTRANTS EXCEPT AS PROVIDED FOR IN THESE CONTEST RULES OR AT THE CONTEST ORGANIZERS’ INITIATIVE.
PERSONAL INFORMATION. ENTRANTS’ PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED AND USED SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE CONTEST WILL ONLY BE USED TO ADMINISTER THE CONTEST. NO COMMERCIAL OR OTHER COMMUNICATIONS UNRELATED TO THE CONTEST WILL BE SENT TO ENTRANTS UNLESS THEY HAVE OTHERWISE AGREED TO RECEIVE SUCH COMMUNICATIONS.
COPYRIGHT OR TRADE-MARK. THE USE OR REPRODUCTION OF ANY COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OR TRADE-MARK RELATED TO THIS CONTEST IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED, EXCEPT WITH THE PRIOR EXPRESS WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE RIGHTS’ OWNER.
UN-ENFORCEABILITY. IN THE EVENT THAT AN AUTHORITY WITH JURISDICTION DECLARES ANY PORTION OF THESE REGULATIONS INVALID, ILLEGAL OR UNENFORCEABLE, SUCH JUDGEMENT SHALL NOT IN ANY WAY AFFECT ANY OTHER PORTION OF THESE CONTEST RULES, THE OTHER SECTIONS SHALL REMAIN VALID AND IN EFFECT, TO THE EXTEND PERMITTED BY THE LAW.