Valpak - American Express Shop Small Contest (Expired)

Nominate a Small Business to Win Cash and More

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Note: This sweepstakes has expired, but you can find many sweepstakes with similar prizes on the Cash Sweepstakes List.

 

Description:

Do you have a small business that you love to shop at? Whether it's a place you've been visiting for years or a new shop that you have fallen in love with, describe what makes it special to enter Valpak's American Express Shop Small Contest. Four winners will receive cash for themselves and for the small business, plus a marketing campaign for the business.

The prizes are worth up to $24,000. This sweepstakes has expired.

Sweepstakes Links:

  • Sweepstakes Entry Form: https://www.valpak.com/promotions/shop-small
  • Sweepstakes Rules: http://valpak1.upickem.net/engine/Rules.aspx?contestid=300251
  • Sweepstakes Homepage: https://www.valpak.com/

Category:

Cash Sweepstakes, Creative Contests, Writing Contests, Big Sweepstakes, One Entry Sweepstakes

Eligibility:

USA, 18+ and above the age of majority

Start Date:

January 30, 2017

End Date:

April 15, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Entry Frequency:

One time per person/email

Sweepstakes Prizes:

Grand Prize: A $5,000 American Express gift card for yourself and a $5,000 American Express gift card and a 12-month Valpak marketing campaign for the business you nominated. (ARV: $24,200)

2nd Prizes (3): A $1,000 American Express gift card for yourself and a $1,000 American Express gift card and a three-month Valpak marketing campaign for the business you nominated.

(ARV: $4,000)

Additional Comments:

To enter, you must nominate a qualifying small business. There are several criteria that a small business must satisfy to be eligible to enter this contest, including being based in North America, operating at least one (but no more than 25) retail locations in North America, and being in business for at least six months.

See the rules for a full listing.

Entries will be judged on the basis of how compelling your story about what makes the business special is (50%), your energy, enthusiasm, creativity and passion about the business (25%), the overall impression (15%), and the business' positive impact on the community (10%).