Congratulations on being a 2019 Stella Awards nominee! Now it’s time to get out the vote! Find everything you need here to get started. Finalists are automatically chosen based on the number of votes received during the public voting round beginning Wednesday, May 8 and ending Wednesday, June 19.
Make sure your nomination gets the most votes and reaches the judges! It is critical to spread the word to the meeting planners that you work with directly to log in and vote for you! Voters will also be entered to win an Amazon gift card.
On this page, you will find all of the tools, copy and creative to help promote your nomination across your website, email and social media channels. If you are interested in custom Stella Nominee graphics or have any additional questions, please contact us here.
- How to Link to Your Nomination(s)
- Suggested Promotional Copy
- Stella Awards "Vote For Us" logos
- Stella Awards Custom Branded Graphics
- Social Media Custom-Sized "Vote For Us" images
- Follow Our Social Media Channels
- Personal Email Signature
All website links, email and social promotions should link directly to your nomination on the Stella Awards website. To go directly to your nomination(s), use the Search feature to get a unique link for all of your nominations on one page.
1. Use the search box on the main page to find your brand or specific property.
2. Copy the URL from the search results page
3. Go to http://bitly.com and paste the URL to create a shortened link (optional)
4. Copy the new bit.ly/XXXXXX URL and embed in your website copy, website image, and share it via email or social media
All of the copy listed below may be used or re-purposed in company emails, blog articles, eNewsletters, your website, social media or other marketing materials. Note anything highlighted in yellow is placeholder copy that you need to customize and/or add a link. Use the copy with the supporting graphics provided, including social media images, an email signature and a nominee logo. Spread the word – good luck!
Short version copy (suggested use: social media, website and/or newsletter blurb, personal email signature)
Vote for us [insert hyperlink to your nomination(s)] and help us get recognized for what you already know: [insert your company name] is among the best of the best! #StellaAwards2019
You can help us win a Stella Award! Vote for us today [insert hyperlink to your nomination(s)] and enter to win an Amazon gift card! #StellaAwards2019
Planners rely on each other for recommendations, so vote now [insert hyperlink to your nomination(s)] to let meetings and events professionals know that [insert your company name here] delivers excellence and innovation every time. #StellaAwards2019
You know we’re the best [insert category(ies) here]. Vote for us [insert hyperlink to your nomination(s)] to win a Stella Award! #StellaAwards2019
Tweet This: We’re a #StellaAwards2019 nominee! Vote @ Stella-Awards.com [insert hyperlink to your nomination(s)] and enter to win an Amazon gift card. Vote to help us get recognized for what you already know: We’re among the best! @mcmagtweet @successfulmtgs #Meetingprofs #Eventprofs
Medium version copy (suggested use: social media, website and/or newsletter blurb)
We’re excited to announce that [insert your company name] is a nominee in the prestigious 3rd Annual Stella Awards (#StellaAwards2019) from Northstar Meetings Group! We’re nominated in the category(ies) of [insert category(ies) here]. Vote for us here! [insert hyperlink to your nomination(s)]
You can help [insert your company name] win a Stella Award by voting at [insert hyperlink to your nomination(s)]. Once you vote, you’ll be entered to win one of 15 Amazon gift cards from Northstar Meetings Group, which will be awarded to individuals after the voting period ends. Vote today [insert hyperlink to your nomination(s)]and help us get recognized for what you already know: [insert your company name] is among the best of the best! #StellaAwards2019
Extended version copy (suggested use: article, blog post, press announcement, promotional email)Click here to download Word doc with Stella promo extended copy.
Below are two options for logos. Suggested use: embed on your website, blog post, email newsletter or social (note additional social images below). Be sure to link the image to your Stella Award nomination.
Amplify your message with complimentary custom Stella graphic branded with your logo. You can use the illustrator files provided to customize to your liking or send us an eps high-res version of your logo along with the category(ies) you're nominated for.
Example of 2018 custom graphics:
Below are images custom sized for various social media platforms. Be sure to link your social media post to your Stella Award nomination(s) and use #StellaAwards2019.
Keep up to date with newest info on Stella voting and more. Use #StellaAwards2019.
Meetings & Conventions
Add a “Vote For Us” Stella Awards logo to your personal email signature. Contact us for a custom signature. Be sure to link to your Stella Award nomination(s).
1. Right click on image 2. Click “save as” 3. Save to your desktop