West Division Joey Award Nominee Details

Congratulations to our 2023 Joey Award Nominees!

How was I nominated?
We reached out to our 18,000 local subscribers, asking them to name their favorite local businesses from November 1 to November 5. See our Facebook post here where we explained the process. The top 3 in each category are now moving on to our widely-publicized final round!

Encourage Fans to Vote

Here’s the link to our West Division Round 2 Ballot. (See separate ballots for our North and South divisions)

Voting is open through Noon on Thursday, November 16. Reaching out to your fans and customers via Facebook, Instagramemail, and via signage is the best way to gather support.

Sample Text

Could we have your vote? We’re honored to be nominated Favorite [Dance Studio] by the audience of Community Kangaroo in the annual Joey Award competition. Please take a moment to show your support by voting for us by Thursday, November 16! communitykangaroo.com/joey-awards-west

Share on Facebook

When you include the ballot link (mentioned above) in the text of your Facebook post, a nice preview image will pop up. Tapping on the preview takes your followers straight to the ballot! Alternatively, you could use the Instagram Posts image below on Facebook.

Share on Instagram

Instagram posts: Here’s a 4:5 image for a post, saying “We’ve been nominated” (or here’s a version saying “I’ve been nominated”). Put the voting link in your bio, or say “Vote at communitykangaroo.com” (We’ve linked to the contest from our homepage).
Instagram stories: Here’s a taller image that’s great for stories (or the “I’ve been nominated” version). You can link to the ballot directly in your stories, which makes it a great way to increase participation!

Post Signage with a QR Code

Put up a flyer: We created this printable flyer with a QR code to take families straight to the ballot.
Or make your own flyer: This is just the QR code, if you want to add it to your own design.

Prizes for Round 2 Winners

1. Physical Prizes

We’ll mail a window cling and certificate to distinguish your business as a Joey Award Winner

2. Digital Prizes

We’ll email a Joey Award Winner logo on a transparent background that can be used on marketing materials. We’ll also list your business for a year on our website, including a link to your site. (See last year’s winners for the West Division here)

3. Winners linked in a newsletter

After the winners have been announced on social media, we’ll mention the conclusion of the contest in our newsletters to 18,000 subscribers across 12 regions, and we’ll link to the full results.
(Note that any advertising prizes offered in 2020 and 2021 were unique to those years)

Best of luck to all our nominees!
Contact Sharon with any questions: sharon@communitykangaroo.com