In the spirit of highlighting and celebrating the Capital’s vibrant tulip culture, the Canadian Tulip Festival has created a ‘Tulip Awards’ program. These awards acknowledge organisations that contribute to and enhance the Capital’s tulip experience during the Festival.
2017 TULIP AWARD RECIPIENTS
|Alt Hotel||Front of Hotel Display|
|Half Moon Bay Public School||Tulip Garden|
|National Capital Commission||Canada 150 Tulip|
|Rheal Leroux||Front Yard Garden|
|Dundonald Park||Community Tulip Garden|
|Maplelawn Garden||Tulip Gardens|
|Beechwood Cemetery||Tulip Gardens|
|Schad||Window Display – tulip heads|
|Jason Michelin||Tulip Crush Game|
|Embassy West Hotel||Canada 150 Celebration Garden|
|Top Shelf Distillery||Tulip Julip Cocktail|
|Lord Elgin Hotel||Malak Karsh Tulip Photo Exhibition|
2018 Submission Guidelines
Candidates may be nominated by another party or they may self-nominate.
Please submit high quality photographs and a brief (200 word) description of the Tulip initiative along with commentary as to how the initiative enhanced the Capital tulip experience leading up to and during the festival dates (May 11-21 , 2018). Please email nomination submissions to [email protected].
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS AUGUST 15, 2018.
Tulip Award Assessment Values
In nominating candidates and during selection of the recipients the following values will be the basis of assessment:
- Contribution to the destination’s tulip experience
- Quality of the Tulip Experience offered to the public
- Integration and connection to the community
- Level of innovation
- Level of public and/or media recognition
The Tulip Awards recipients are selected by the Festival’s marketing team.
Tulip Award recipients will be honoured during the Tulip Award Ceremony taking place during the Annual Tulip Soirée.
The Canadian Tulip Festival will issue a Media Release on the day of the Tulip Soiree & Award Ceremony announcing the recipients of the Tulip Awards. Recipients will also be provided with a release template that can be customized for distribution and/ or publication on their own letterhead.
Award recipients will be featured on the Festival web site for a full year.
The Canadian Tulip Festival may secure sponsors in order to support this program. Please contact [email protected] to express your interest in this opportunity.