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REGISTER FOR THE INNOVATION SUMMIT

Infusionsoft, the all-in-one sales and marketing software system dedicated to helping small businesses succeed, recently received $54M in funding from Goldman Sachs and we are hosting the Infusionsoft Innovation Summit & Awards Breakfast to celebrate, recognize, and reward the success of small business and entrepreneurs innovating right here in the Bay Area and making a contribution to Northern California’s economic sustainability and growth.

Tickets are only $25 and include a hot breakfast buffet, business tips from top speakers from Infusionsoft, Google, Skype, Yelp, GroSocial and Trustguard, major networking opporunities, and a business expo.

AGENDA:

  • 8:00am – 8:45am: Hot Breakfast Buffet, Exhibits Open, Networking
  • 8:45am-9:00am: Welcome Remarks
  • 9:00am-9:45am: Keynote Speaker, Hal Halladay, “Innovation Comes From People, Not Technology”
  • 9:45am-10:30am: Innovation Panel of Experts: Skype, Yelp, Google, GroSocial, TrustGuard
  • 10:30am-11:00am: 10 Innovation Awards presented to top innovating Bay Area companies
  • 11:00am – 11:30am: Exhibits Open, Networking, Press

Keynote Speaker Hal Halladay, Sr. VP, Corporate Development, Infusionsoft
“Innovation Comes From People, Not Technology”

Hal is a seasoned tech entrepreneur, former CEO of About.com, and WallStreet executive. Come hear Hal’s journey through leading several tech companies and his unique philosophy on creating and building the right culture to harness the innovation within people, not technology, to maximize performance.

Panel of Innovation Business Experts

  • Julie Craft, Regional Development Director, Infusionsoft, Moderator
  • Scott Miller, Strategic Partners Executive, Skype
  • Cresta Pillsbury, Chief Marketing Officer, Trustguard
  • Morgan Remmer, Business Outreach Manager, YELP
  • Zach Mangum, Co-Founder & CEO, GroSocial
  • Julia Riley, Partner Development Executive, Google

ABOUT THE INFUSIONSOFT INNOVATION AWARDS

The Infusionsoft Small Business Innovation Awards in Northern California celebrates the success of small business and entrepreneurs and honors their contributions to the Bay Area’s economic growth.

This is a chance to win ~ $10,000 in marketing, promotion, software, and education and gain national recognition for your business!

The Grand Prize Northern California Innovator of the Year winner along with the 10 regional category finalists will be announced on March 15, 2013 at the Infusionsoft Northern California Innovation Summit & Award Banquet in San Francisco.

Innovation Summit & Awards Banquet - Friday, March 15, 2013 8am-11am at the Mission Bay Auditorium, UCSF

Eligibility & Criteria | Timeline | Official Rules | Contact Us


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Eligibility Requirements

Any Small Business Owner or Entrepreneur headquartered in Northern California is invited to participate in the Infusionsoft Regional Innovation Awards program. Small businesses and entrepreneurs must meet the following requirements to participate in the Infusionsoft Regional Innovation Awards program along with meeting the specific category requirements that will be verified by the committee for all 10 finalists and the grand prize winner:

  • Fewer than 50 employees
  • Gross revenues less than $10 million in 2012
  • Headquarters must be located in Northern California
  • Agreement to allow Infusionsoft to include winning company names and stories in marketing materials, events, etc.

The Grand Prize Winner of the Infusionsoft Regional Innovator of the Year Award must also be able to attend InfusionCon 2013, March 27-29, in Scottsdale, AZ.

Award Criteria

Eligible applicants for the Infusionsoft Regional Innovation Awards will be judged by the Advisory Board on the following:

  • Specific innovation idea implemented that has resulted in specific and verifiable positive business results
  • Verifiable qualification of the business owner to the specific category(s) they are being submitting for

Levels of Recognition

10 Regional Category Finalists

  • Recognition and acceptance speech on stage at the Infusionsoft Innovation Summit & Awards Breakfast in SF March 15, 2013
  • Infusionsoft Innovation Award Certificate
  • Web sticker to display on company Web site
  • Recognition and spotlight profile in the San Francisco Times
  • Plaque

Infusionsoft Grand Prize Regional Innovator of the Year Award (~$10,000 total prize value)

  • All-expense paid trip to InfusionCon 2013 in Scottsdale, AZ March 27-29, 2013 including 1 event ticket, roundtrip airfare, 3 nights lodging in AZ
  • National recognition at InfusionCon 2013
  • 6 months of complimentary marketing and sales software and education provided by Infusionsoft
  • National PR and marketing of your business provided by Infusionsoft
  • Acceptance speech on stage at Infusionsoft Innovation Summit and Awards Breakfast in SF March 15, 2013
  • Infusionsoft Innovation Award Certificate
  • Web sticker to display on company web site
  • Special recognition and spotlight profile in the San Francisco Times
  • Special plaque
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2013 Awards Program Timeline

February 17, 2013: Nomination Application Submission Deadline

March 15, 2013: Infusionsoft Innovation Summit & Awards Banquet, Mission Bay Auditorium, SF

March 15, 2013: 10 Regional Category Finalists Announced & Grand Prize Winner (Northern California Innovator of the Year) Announced at Banquet

March 27-29, 2013: Grand Prize Regional Innovator of the Year Award Winner acknowledged in Scottsdale, AZ at InfusionCon 2013

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OFFICIAL AWARD RULES

INFUSIONSOFT REGIONAL INNOVATION AWARDS OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

SUBMISSION OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION IS REQUIRED TO ENTER. NO ADDITIONAL PURCHASE NECESSARY. AN ADDITIONAL PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THIS PROMOTION IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

1. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of the Infusionsoft Regional Innovation Awards Contest (“Contest”) is Infusionsoft, located at 1260 S. Spectrum Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85286.

2. HOW TO ENTER: The Contest is open to individuals who:

  1. Complete an application for consideration of their business for the Infusionsoft Regional Innovation Awards.
  2. Submit proof of their business address, and business owner category qualifications along with their completed application.

3. SCHEDULE: The Contest begins on January 18, 2013 and ends on February 17, 2013. All online entries must be received by 11:59 P.M. Pacific Standard Time on February 17, 2013. Applications submitted outside these time periods will not be accepted for consideration.

4. ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is open to small businesses and entrepreneurs headquartered in Northern California with 2012 annual revenues of less than $10 million and less than 50 employees. Individuals who are owners of a small business with a 51%+ ownership in the business are eligible to apply to the specific owner category(s) that they are qualified for. Such individuals must be at legal age of majority in the state where they reside as of the date of the closing date of the Contest and legal residents of California. Employees (and their immediate family members and members of the same household) of the Sponsor and its affiliates, agents, advertising or promotion agencies are not eligible to participate in this Contest. Also, pursuant to Congressional and Executive Branch ethics rules, Members of Congress, Congressional staff members, Executive Branch officials and their staff members are not eligible to participate in this Promotion. All winners in this Contest must meet these eligibility requirements to receive the prizes.

5. SELECTION OF WINNER: One (1) grand prize winner will be selected to receive the Infusionsoft Regional Innovator of the Year Award. Ten (10) winners will be selected as Regional Finalists, one in each of the ten owner categories. The selection process is as follows: A panel of regional judges comprised as the Sponsor Advisory Board will select ten regional finalists from all entries received which will include 1 finalist for each of the ten categories. The same Advisory Board panel along with Sponsor Executives will select one overall Grand Prize Winner from the 10 regional finalists selected. Regional Finalists along with the overall Grand Prize Winner will be notified of their selection on March 15, 2013 at the Infusionsoft Regional Innovation Awards Breakfast. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

6. PRIZE: The ten (10) Regional Finalists shall each receive the following:

  • Recognition and acceptance speech on stage at the Infusionsoft Innovation Summit & Awards Breakfast in SF March 15, 2013
  • Infusionsoft Innovation Award Certificate
  • Web sticker to display on company Web site
  • Recognition and spotlight profile in the San Francisco Times
  • Plaque award

The Grand Prize Regional Infusionsoft Innovator of the Year Award recipient shall receive the following:

  • All-expense paid trip to InfusionCon 2013 in Scottsdale, AZ March 27-29, 2013 including 1 event ticket, roundtrip airfare, 3 nights lodging in AZ
  • National recognition at InfusionCon 2013
  • 6 months of complimentary marketing and sales software and education provided by Infusionsoft
  • National PR and marketing of your business provided by Infusionsoft
  • Acceptance speech on stage at Infusionsoft Innovation Summit & Awards Breakfast in SF March 15, 2013
  • Infusionsoft Innovation Award Certificate
  • Web sticker to display on company web site
  • Special recognition and spotlight profile in the San Francisco Times
  • Special plaque award

All non-cash prizes are non-assignable and non-transferable, and are not redeemable, exchangeable or substitutable for cash.

*"all expense-paid trip" to InfusionCon includes one roundtrip coach airfare from CA to AZ, 3 nights hotel accommodations in AZ, 1 ticket to the InfusionCon event which includes all general and breakout sessions, an invitation to the opening night reception on March 27th, breakfast, lunch and break refreshments each day at the conference plus $300 cash to cover ground transportation and dinners. All other expenses would be the responsibility of the grand prize winner.

7. TO CLAIM PRIZE: Winners must be present in person at the Infusionsoft Regional Innovation Awards Breakfast Event held in San Francisco on March 15, 2013. Winners will be required to sign a Winner Affidavit & Release form provided by Sponsor to claim the prize. Winners receiving prizes totaling $600 or more will be required to complete and sign IRS Form W-9. Winners agree to permit Sponsor and its affiliates to use their name, likeness, address, and prize information for promotional purposes in any medium without any additional compensation or permission required to the extent permitted by law.

8. MISCELLANEOUS: All taxes and other expenses associated with the prize unless otherwise stated herein are the winners’ sole responsibility. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. No other substitutions of prize permitted.

9. DELIVERY OF PRIZE: The prize will be presented to the winner during the Event on March 15, 2013 at the Infusionsoft Innovation Awards Breakfast in San Francisco, CA.

10. GENERAL: This Promotion and these Official Rules will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Arizona. Entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state, and local courts located in Arizona. This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. The Sponsor and its affiliates are not responsible for and disclaim any liability for late, lost, stolen, damaged, incorrect, incomplete, illegible, postage due, garbled, misaddressed, or misdirected delivery of prize to winner. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant if his or her fraud or misconduct affects the integrity of the Contest. By participating in this Contest, each entrant accepts the terms and conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of the judges and warrants that s/he is eligible to participate in this Contest. By accepting prize, winners agree to release Sponsor, its affiliates, and their respective directors, employees, officers, assigns and agents, including without limitation, their advertising and promotion agencies, from any and all liability, loss or damages arising from or in connection with the awarding, advertising, receipt, and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any prize-related activities.

11. ONLINE ENTRIES: Sponsor shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or website, inability to submit the online entry form, or any other error or malfunction, or any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Contest, or for late, lost, stolen, postage due, illegible or misdirected entries. If this Contest or any website associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or otherwise does not permit entry in the Contest, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper operation of the this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant implicated in such action, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Contest or any portion thereof.

12. CAUTION. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

13. WINNERS’ LIST: For a list of winner names, send a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope (S.A.S.E), received by May 28, 2013 to: Attn: Julie Craft, Infusionsoft, Northern California Innovation Award Contest, 1260 S. Spectrum Blvd. Chandler, AZ 85286. A list of winner names will not be mailed until after all winners have claimed their prizes according to the terms of these Official Rules.

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