PHILADELPHIA, PA, January 17, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- TicketLeap and Daymond John encourage event organizers around the globe to enter their recently launched social media contest, "Leap into 2013 with an Event that Rocks!" The grand prize is a $1,000 sponsorship which will be awarded to an organizer who has an event planned for the new year.
The contest, which runs until January 31, 2013, has straightforward guidelines: upload an unedited 60-second video to YouTube explaining why your event organization deserves to win, then post the link to your video on the TicketLeap Facebook contest tab. Daymond John, star of ABC's "Shark Tank" and Chris Stanchak, TicketLeap CEO, will select the top five finalists from the pool of entries. From there, the contest will be driven by the public's popular vote. The winner of the $1,000 sponsorship will be announced on February 28 via TicketLeap and Daymond John's social media feeds.
"When I partnered with TicketLeap this past May, I knew that great projects would be on the horizon, " said Daymond John, founder of FUBU and TicketLeap brand ambassador. "This contest is a fantastic way for event organizers to win extra funding for their event and grow their own business, all while using TicketLeap's powerful online ticketing platform."
To enter "Leap into 2013 With an Event that Rocks!", submit your 60-second video on TicketLeap's Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/ticketleap.
TicketLeap offers a smart, seamless system for event ticketing and marketing. With advanced features like customizable event pages, reserved seating, real-time analytics, social integration, and a complete mobile box office, TicketLeap's simple yet powerful platform makes it easier than ever to sell, scan, and spread the word. Learn more at http://www.ticketleap.com.
ABOUT DAYMOND JOHN
Daymond John is the founder of revolutionary sportswear company, FUBU "For Us, By Us," investor on the entrepreneurial business show Shark Tank on ABC, award-winning author and branding genius. Today, his branding firm, Shark Branding, has worked with some of the world's biggest names, such as Lennox Lewis, Muhammad Ali, the Kardashians, Pitbull, and Idris Elba. Notably, Daymond has been recognized as Brandweek Marketer of the Year, NAACP Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Crain's Business of Forty Under Forty Award, Ernst & Young's New York Entrepreneur of the Year Award and honored as the Advertising Age Marketing 1000 Award for Outstanding Ad Campaign. For more information, please visit http://www.daymondjohn.com
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