20 September - 30 November
1 December - 10 January
Awards.BG presents again to the Bulgarian audience the national contests BEST DISCO & NIGHT CLUB OF THE YEAR BULGARIA and BEST DJ OF THE YEAR BULGARIA. These will be the nightlife awards which would identify the most talented Bulgarian DJs and the most famous night and disco clubs in Bulgaria. The vote is given directly in the hands of the clubbing audience from all over the country. The contest BEST DJ OF THE YEAR BULGARIA aim is to support the Bulgarian music authors, artists and DJs, nominate and award the best among them and give them the opportunity to work in the best clubs. The contest BEST DISCO & NIGHT CLUB OF THE YEAR BULGARIA will promote the best Disco & Night Clubs in Bulgaria.
Each of the contests consists of direct nomination and vote given by the internet users. This way an independent and objective vote can be performed eliminating the influence of a prejudiced jury which selects the winner. Additionally, an automated computer nomination and vote counting will eliminate any other human interference. The voting is restricted by and IP address and e-mail and every IP address can register one vote only. Everyone can vote by sending a text message, but not more than one per SIM card.
Each of the two contests is made up of two parts, followed by a ceremony where the winners in the different categories are awarded.
1st Stage – Nominations
In this stage, the internet users can suggest several Bulgarian DJs, night or disco Bulgarian clubs and nominate their favorites in the different subcategories on the awards.bg web site. The contests in 2011 will start their first stages on 20.09.2011 and will continue until 30.11.2011.
2nd Stage – Voting
In this stage the final voting and selection of winner in each of the subcategories is held. In each of the subcategories in both contests there will be five participants, who collected most nominations in stage 1. The duration of stage two is from 01.12.2011 until 10.01.2012.
3rd Stage – Awards
Gala awards ceremony to the winners in both categories in the contest will be held on 18.01.2012. At the ceremony will be present the best and most beloved Bulgarian DJs, promoters, managers and owners of the most popular and elite Bulgarian clubs, different brands and products representatives, consistently supporting the premium segment in the discotheque business.
The awards for each winner will consist of: specially designed diploma and statuette, web advertising package, financial bonuses and other benefits depending on the total prize fund. In order to increase the interest among the internet users who nominate and vote in the first two stages of the contests, many additional prizes will be provided for them. All sponsors of the contests may provide complimentary prizes for the voters and most among the audience.
By giving a vote, every participant accepts the terms and conditions of the contest and is involved in a lottery with his email address, where he can win a prize provided by the contest organizers, sponsors or participants.
The target audience of the contests includes, but is not limited to:
• All leading Bulgarian DJs, promoters, managers and owners of elite clubs in Bulgaria;
• Marketing and trade directors, brand managers of companies sponsoring the contests/ partners of the contests;
• Audience between 18-40 years, which participates actively in Bulgarian nightlife, goes clubbing at least once a week, is interested in new products and tendencies in lifestyle, high technology and fashion;
• Active internet and social networks users, who contribute to and follow the news on the nightlife on internet;
• Regular visitors of Bulgarian disco and nightlife web portals;
• Bulgarian (and foreign) media and journalists, which support and reflect the event
The recruitment of sponsors and media partners is an important part of the possibility the events to be organized and carried out at a high quality level. There may be several sponsors for each category, but each category can be exclusively sponsored by only one brand. Moreover, this category can be reserved for the sponsorship of a single brand and in the future editions of the contests.
The sponsorship packages are divided into three categories:
Platinum sponsor – VIP level and prerogatives.
Gold sponsor – middle level of sponsorship with excellent parameters.
Silver sponsor – starting sponsorship level.
BEST DISCO & NIGHT CLUB OF THE YEAR BULGARIA 2011 – categories
1. Best Club of the Year
2. Best New Club of the Year
3. Best Rock Club of the Year
4. Best Live Music Club of the Year
5. Best Pop Folk Club of the Year
6. Best Summer Season Club of the Year
7. Best Winter Season Club of the Year
8. Best Club Design of the Year
9. Best Club PR / Manager of the Year
10. Best Club Chain of the Year
BEST DJ OF THE YEAR BULGARIA 2011 – categories
1. Best DJ of the Year
2. Best DJane of the Year
3. Best New DJ of the Year
4. Best House DJ of the Year
5. Best Trance DJ of the Year
6. Best Progressive / Electro / Minimal DJ of the Year
7. Best R’n’B / Hip-Hop / Oldschool DJ of the Year
8. Best DNB / Dubstep DJ of the Year
9. Best Retro DJ of the Year
10. Best Karaoke DJ of the Year
11. Best Pop Folk DJ of the Year
12. Best International DJ of the Year
13. Best DJ Party of the Year
14. Best Bulgarian DJ Track of the Year
15. Best Bulgarian DJ Remix of the Year
16. Best DJ Radio / TV / Media Show/ Section of the Year
17. Best Bulgarian DJ Booking Agency of the Year
18. Best Bulgarian DJ Record Label of the Year
19. Best DJ PR / Manager of the Year
20. Best DJ Promoter of the Year
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