Contest Rules

The 2021 Nexus Conference contest winners have been announced!

APEGA Nexus Conference Early-Bird Contest

Contest Period

February 12 to May 8, 11:59 p.m.

Description of Prizes

One free PD session for yourself and four others offered by APEGA Professional Development during 2021 that is four hours or less in duration.

How to Enter

Register for the APEGA Nexus Conference by the early bird registration deadline of May 8, 11:59 p.m. and be automatically entered into the draw.

No purchase required to enter the contest. Email [email protected] to request an entry form.

Eligibility

Registrations for the APEGA Nexus Conference received by the early bird registration deadline of May 8, 11:59 p.m. will be eligible.

APEGA staff are not eligible to participate.

Procedure for Awarding Prizes

On May 10, one winner will be randomly selected from the names of people who registered for the APEGA Nexus Conference by the early bird deadline.

The winner will be notified by email on May 10 at the email address used to register for the APEGA Nexus Conference.

The winner will be required to provide the names and email addresses of the other four people sharing the prize.

APEGA Nexus Conference Session Feedback Contest

Contest Period

June 9 and 10, 2021

Description of Prizes

Each winner will receive a $50 digital gift card to the APEGA store.

How to Enter

During each session at the APEGA Nexus Conference, attendees will be provided with an opportunity to complete an online evaluation of the session. The evaluation must be completed before the session ends.

Each completed evaluation for a session will be considered an entry into the contest. One prize will be awarded for each session (32 total).

No purchase required to enter the contest. Email [email protected] to request an entry form.

Eligibility

All APEGA Nexus Conference attendees who complete evaluations are eligible.

APEGA staff are not eligible to participate.

An attendee can win more than once because they may attend multiple sessions and complete evaluations for each session they attend.

Procedure for Awarding Prizes

For each session (32 in total), a random draw will be conducted from the names of attendees who completed an evaluation for that session.

The draws will be conducted on June 11, 2021.

Winners will be notified by email between June 11 and June 18 at the email address they used to log in to the APEGA Nexus Conference.

APEGA Nexus Conference Next Chapter Contest

Contest Period

June 11 to June 17, 11:59 p.m.

Description of Prizes
  • A selection of digital books recommended by APEGA Nexus Conference presenters
  • A Kindle e-reader
  • Estimated prize value $300
How to Enter

On June 11, attendees of the APEGA Nexus Conference will be sent an email inviting them to complete a feedback survey of their conference experience. Surveys completed by 11:59 p.m. on June 17 will be considered eligible for this contest.

No purchase required to enter the contest. Email [email protected] to request an entry form.

Eligibility

All APEGA Nexus Conference attendees who answer all of the mandatory questions in the feedback survey are eligible.

APEGA staff are not eligible to participate.

Procedure for Awarding Prizes

On June 18, one winner will be randomly selected from the names of people who completed a feedback survey.

The winner will be notified by email on June 18.

The e-reader will be sent to the mailing address and the digital books will be sent to the email address provided by the winner.

General Rules applicable to all three contests

  1. A mathematical skill-testing question must be answered to win the prize.
  2. The winner must claim the prize no later than seven days after the date initially contacted. If a winner cannot be reached within seven days, incorrectly answers the skill-testing question, does not claim the prize, or declines the prize, APEGA has the right to select another winner.
  3. The prize shall be accepted as is and may not be exchanged or refunded for an amount of money, sold, or transferred. No substitutions will be allowed. Any unused portion of a prize will be forfeited.
  4. If the prize cannot be awarded as described in these rules, APEGA reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value.
  5. Refusal to accept the prize releases APEGA from any obligation towards the winner.
  6. If the identity of a winner is disputed, the authorized account holder of the email address will be deemed to be the winner. The individual assigned to the email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address is considered the authorized account holder. A winner may be required to provide proof that they are the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected entry.
  7. APEGA assumes no liability for any loss, damage, or injury, including without limitation:
    1. lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late, destroyed, illegible, or incomplete entries;
    2. loss, theft, or damage to software or computer or telephone data, including any breach of privacy;
    3. fraudulent calls;
    4. inability of any person to participate in the contest for any reason including mistaken addresses on email; technical, computer, or telephone malfunctions or other problems with computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, or software; congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination of the foregoing;
    5. damage to any person’s computer, including as a result of playing or downloading any material relating to the contest;
    6. any delay or inability to act resulting from an event or situation beyond their control, including a strike, lockout or other labour dispute at their location or the locations of the organizations and businesses whose services are used to administer this contest; or
    7. prizes that are lost, damaged or misdirected during shipping.
  8. APEGA reserves the right to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond its reasonable control corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, APEGA reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
  9. The personal information you provided to register and participate in the event will be used for this event’s contest purposes and will not be shared for any other purpose without your express consent. By providing this information, you consent to it being used for the stated purposes. APEGA will not release, sell, or rent your personal information to any entities outside our organization. APEGA may share your personal information with the platform hosting the virtual conference, ON24, to provide you access. ON24 is required to protect the confidentiality of any personal information and may only use it to provide the specific services on behalf of APEGA. APEGA is not responsible for external content. You are advised to read the privacy policies any external sites you visit before disclosing any personal information. While APEGA does its best to protect your personal information, it cannot guarantee the security of information that you transmit. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. For more information, refer to APEGA’s privacy policy https://www.apega.ca/privacy or contact our Privacy Officer at [email protected].
  10. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries.
  11. APEGA reserves the right to amend the contest rules or to terminate the contest at any time without any liability to any contestant. Any amendments to the contest rules will be posted on the website. https://www.apeganexus.ca/contest/
  12. Winners consent to their personal information (first name and last initial) being used to announce the winners of the contest.
  13. Winners release APEGA from all liability for any damage or loss arising from participation in the contest or from the awarding, acceptance or use of the prize.
  14. By entering, you agree to abide by the contest rules and the decisions of APEGA, which decisions are final and binding on all contestants.