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  • Holiday Window Display Contest Registration 2019

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    Name: Holiday Window Display Contest Registration 2019
    Date: November 21, 2019
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed. Please call our office for assistance.
    Event Description:

    Make your Storefront Shine this Holiday Season!
    Chance to win advertising for your business!

    Decorate your downtown windows and facades with your best holiday season look. From twinkling lights and glistening snowflakes to candy canes and gum drops - choose any theme you wish. It's the perfect opportunity to highlight your downtown business and provide beautiful holiday scenery for downtown shoppers!

    Is your business not located downtown? Participate by partnering with an existing downtown business to create your display. Businesses are also encouraged to team up with artists, schools, churches and nonprofits!

    Contest Guidelines
    • The contest is FREE of charge
    • Registration closes on November 17. If you are not registered by then you will not be eligible for judging.
    • Displays must be completed by Black Friday ArtWalk on November 29
    • Displays should be lit or left "on" until 10 p.m. - timers are recommended
    • Lights, movement and unusual materials are encouraged 
    How to Win
    Businesses can register at CharlestonAreaAlliance.org. Award categories include:
    • Best Overall
    • People's Choice Award
    • Best at Night
    • Most Original
    • Best Retail
    • Best Restaurant
    • Best Nonprofit
    • Best Professional Business
    The Best Overall winner receives an advertising package from West Virginia Radio Corporation. Encourage customers to vote for your business for the People's Choice Award and promote the contest on your social media using #CWVHolidayDisplay.

    Click here  for Holiday Window Display Contest Flyer. 

    Downtown Charleston
    Date/Time Information:
    Nov. 21:   Registration closes.
    Nov. 30:   People's Choice voting begins.
    Dec. 9:    Judges select winners.
    Dec. 17:  People's Choice voting ends.
    Dec. 19:  Winners announced.
    Contact Information:
    Anne Strawn, Downtown Charleston Events Coordinator
    There is no fee to participate. Businesses do not have to be a member of the Charleston Area Alliance to participate. Registration is required to be considered for judging.
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