Best Local Brand Award

 

Best Local Brand Award

The 2020 B2B Expo will feature the Best Local Brand Awards for the sixth year in a row.

There will be one first-place winner in two different categories:

  • Best Local Brand – Commercial Business
  • Best Local Brand – Nonprofit Organization

CONTEST DETAILS

 


 

2020 PRIZES AND AWARDS

Best Local Brand winners in each of the two categories receive:

  • EXHIB-IT! – Best Local Brand Crystal Award ($200 value)
  • EXHIB-IT! – Retractable Banner Stand, including design and printed graphic ($625 value)
  • 770KKOB and MAGIC 99.5 – One 30-second Commercial spot, including writing and production (airtime is separate) PLUS an Exhibit Booth Space at one of the Quarterly Net @ 5 Networking Events ($1000 value)
  • Albuquerque Business First – Open Rate Ad Package for the 2020 weekly edition of Albuquerque Business First. NOTE: Ad(s) must be camera ready and to specified sizes. Space must be reserved three weeks before publication date. Email cbeeke@bizjournals.com to redeem. ($5000 value)

EXHIB-IT!KKOBMagic 99.5Albuquerque Business First

 


 

CONTEST TIMELINE
  • Official online entry forms for both commercial and nonprofit organizations were published and made available on this website as of September 13, 2019, with an official entry deadline of no later than March 20, 2020.
  • On March 27, 2020, the top 3 finalists in each category will be announced and all applicants notified.
  • Finalists will be placed online for Open Voting by the community to begin March 31, 2020, with an end date of April 28, 2020, at 6:30 PM.
  • Winners will be announced LIVE at 7:15 PM from the center stage at the B2B Expo.

 


 

QUALIFICATIONS AND CRITERIA
  • Must be an established, locally-owned (New Mexico only) nonprofit organization or a for-profit commercial business.
  • Enter by no later than March 20, 2020. No late submissions will be accepted.
  • Submissions must be complete and include uploaded logo/branding examples.

 


 

SEE THE 2019 WINNERS

The winners in each of the two categories for 2019 were:

COMMERCIAL BUSINESS CATEGORY: New Mexico Sabor

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION CATEGORY: Family Friendly New Mexico

Best Local Brand 2019 Winners

 


 

How to Enter

Contestants may enter via one of our two online submission forms:

All entries must be received by EXHIB-IT! no later than March 20, 2020, at 5:00PM MST to be eligible. No late entries will be accepted. To confirm your entry was received, please call Derek Trujillo at 505.999.1879.


 


2020 PREMIER DIAMOND SPONSORS
EXHIB-IT!
News Radio KKOB and Magic 99.5FM

EXHIB-IT!'s annual B2B event is a great opportunity to showcase your business to the Albuquerque networking community as well as introduce yourself to other local businesses and strengthen business relationships you've already started. HUNDREDS attend each year. It truly is a "don't miss" event.

Steve Reimann, Sales ManagerKNKT 107.1 FM

The B2B Expo NM is by far the largest collective of local talented entrepreneurs under one roof, and a great event for critical business-to-business networking. I loved it!

Shawna Baker, Solopreneur and Commercial PhotographerShawna Baker Photography

The relationships I have developed through the strategic networking at DJ's B2B Event has been an asset for our business. There has always been fantastic energy and collaboration at every event. People, this is one event you do not want to miss!!!

John Reimann, Account ManagerFastPark & Relax

The business to business aspect of the event is fantastic! It really gives us a chance to
showcase our food and service while in a relaxed, inviting environment. We have made many connections and gained new catering clients and restaurant customers every year.

Miia Hebert, Catering and Marketing DirectorGarcia's Kitchen

The ability to interact with other businesses and the support of local charities makes this a very worthwhile event. We very much look forward to being a Platinum Sponsor at the upcoming 10th Annual B2B Expo.

Gregg Russell, Business Link RepresentativeMelloy Dodge

EXHIB-IT's Annual B2B event is probably one of my favorite and absolute MUST-ATTEND events I look forward to each year. The connections I have made at this event are truly priceless, and have catapulted my business forward.

Maralyn Beck, Chief Digital StrategistBRAVE Social

Exhib-it’s B2B Expo is THE networking event of the year. This is our fourth year as an exhibitor and sponsor because it’s the one event in which we participate that always results in expanding our brand AND our client base. Each year’s event improves over the last!

Toby Younis and Shelley CarneyVideotero, LLC