Columbus Startup Week Announces Poster Contest

The team behind the Columbus Startup Week has announced a poster contest to be used for this year’s promotional materials:

We’re calling on all you graphic artists, illustrators and typography-lovers in town to create a custom design that illustrates what makes us, well – us. Entrants should create a design that interprets of one or more of the five, defining themes of the Columbus Startup community: Passion, Drive, Creativity, Connections and Community.

All accepted entrants will be invited to show their poster design in an evening showcase during Startup Week, and one design will be selected as the winner, and appear on Startup Week posters and promotional materials.

Winners will be chosen on the following: 1) Startup Week Columbus imagery, 2) Aesthetic appearance, 3) Creativity, 4) Full compliance with the contest’s Submission Criteria and Fine Print.

The first place prize nets the winner a $400 cash prize, a premiere space in the evening showcase and events throughout the week, and their design printed on Startup Week Columbus promotional materials.

Second and third places receive the featured space in the evening showcase and events throughout the week, and cash prizes of $150 and $50, respectively.

Entries are due by 11:59pm on March 25, 2016.

Startup Week Columbus is slated for May 2-6, 2016.

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