Do you want the chance to Submit your art form and be recognized by your peers?

Do you want the chance to celebrate and party at the Yearly Gala?

It's so Easy!

1. Choose the Category you want to submit to.

2. Fill out the information.

3. Submit Images. (if applicable)

4. Nominees will get their first Entry Free. Additional Entries will be charged and must

be paid before entry is submitted to the judging panel. If you are a NACE member, your first 2 entries per category are Free. 

Additional entries will be charged.

*a fee of $20 will be added to any entries submitted after free entry.







Thank you to all the Nominees. Submissions are now closed.

2019 Gala Awards Rules and Policies

  • Submissions will be judged by third party event professionals before the Awards Gala on November 14th.
  • Submissions must be completed no later than August 3o, 2019.
  • Submissions and photos must be text, logo and watermark-free.
  • Online entry form, payment, and digital image/video upload must be completed at time of submission.
  • Appalachian NACE has the right to use submission photos and information for advertising/marketing purposes.
  • Submission file must be submitted through Google Drive or Dropbox ONLY
  • Collage submissions are excepted for all categories except Photographer, Videographer, Event Planner, Entertainer, and Team.
  • Event submissions must have taken place between 1/1/2018 and 7/31/2019.
  • Categories A-I will have three awards given.
    • One for “Best of”, and one for each subclass.
    • To be considered for Best of, company/individual must have submitted to both sub-classes.
    • Two submissions to the same category and/or subclasses will be accepted.
    • Combined score for all sub-class entries from all judges per company will determine “Best of” Winner
  • Photographer will have 4 awards.
    • 1 for Best of and three for subclass.
    • Scoring will be the same as categories A-I
  • Team Event Category requires participation by a minimum of 4 vendors.
  • Event Planner and Team Event will follow criteria similar to the NACE One Awards
  • Submissions will be accepted through appnace.com/bestof2019.
  • All entries will be blindly judged by NACE leadership in other chapters.
  • NACE members receive one free submission to one sub-class.
  • Submissions are FREE for the FIRST ENTRY for EVERYONE!

Meet your 2019 Judges