Grin + Win Competition

  1. Up to two (2) high-resolution (300 DPI) picture submissions per company
  2. Picture should showcase one or more of the following creative elements:
    1. a diverse team (women, minority, age, etc.)
    2. a unique and original depiction of your company’s commodity category (ex: an office setting, construction zone, a retail store front, etc.)
  3. Submissions for the Grin & Win Competition start February 14, 2017 and end March 17, 2017.
  4. All submissions should be emailed to with the subject line Grin & Win Competition
  5. Prizes include up to five (5) one-year Platinum Supplier Development Program memberships—one Platinum Supplier Development Program will be awarded to each company; First place winner also receives either a WBENC recertification or NMSDC recertification and free marketing opportunities using the winning picture(s); Second-Fifth place winners also receive free marketing opportunities using the winning picture(s)
  6. Participants will agree to the following Terms & Conditions and sign upon submission (below)

Terms & Conditions


  1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who submit at least one company picture that fits the above criteria to CONNXUS, INC, and who are[18 years of age or older]as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open to legal residents of the United States, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of CONNXUS, INC, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  1. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions ofCONNXUS, INCas final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.
  1. Campaign Period: Entries – COMPANY PICTURES will be accepted during the time frame of February 14, 2017 through March 17, 2017.
  1. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting one to two company pictures to The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion ofCONNXUS, INC. You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion ofCONNXUS, INC.
  1. Prizes: The Winner of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receiveOne (1) Year ConnXus Platinum Supplier Development Program membership, and the winner grants ConnXus all permissions to use the winning photo(s) on ConnXus Platinum marketing materials. This may include, but is not limited to, marketing capabilities statements, website usage and other marketing collateral. First place winner has the option to receive a Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) or National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) one-year recertification, sponsored by ConnXus. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined byCONNXUS, INC. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at CONNXUS, INC discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for CONNXUS, INC to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  1. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  1. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by[means of voting by a panel of judges determined by CONNXUS, INC.]under the supervision of CONNXUS, INC. Winner will be notified by email, telephone and promoted on Social Media, ETC. within five (5) days following selection of Winner. CONNXUS, INC. shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within [30 Days] from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT CONNXUS, INC. SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  1. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that{WINNER} anyone acting on behalf of{WINNER} and {WINNER} licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of CONNXUS, INC. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless CONNXUS, INC. from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which CONNXUS, INC. may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
  1. Terms & Conditions:CONNXUS, INC.reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond CONNXUS, INC. control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, CONNXUS, INC. may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by CONNXUS, INC. CONNXUS, INC. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. CONNXUS, INC. has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, CONNXUS, INC. reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  1. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmlessCONNXUS, INC.and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
  1. Disputes: THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OFthe United States Of AmericaAND OHIO, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in OHIO having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  1. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is CONNXUS, INC., 5515 Financial Way, Mason, Ohio, 45040 [US].
  1. Facebook: If you use Facebook to communicate or administer a contest or sweepstakes, include the following: The Campaign hosted byCONNXUS, in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.
  1. ___ By checking here, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.