Contests & Giveaways

Virginia is for Food, Wine and Beer Lovers!

Danielle Emerson
Cell: (804) 972-1100.
Twitter: @vatourismpr

Description: The giveaway from the state tourism office of Virginia is blinged out with Virginia is for Lovers goodies including tasty treats from Visit Norfolk and Visit Loudoun.  The bag will have Virginia wines, Virginia beers, Virginia-made treats and plenty of swag! Stop by the Virginia is for Lovers booth in the expo area anytime and drop your business card to enter to win! If you’re lucky, you’ll be the most popular person at TBEX on Saturday night as you’ll have enough Virginia goodness to share with several friends including three bottles of Virginia wine, six Virginia craft beers, a bunch of tasty treats, and more. The winner will be chosen at the end of the networking reception at 4pm and announced via twitter by @vatourismpr under the #TBEX hashtag. The winner should contact @vatourismpr to claim the prize and pick it up at the VIFL expo table by 4:30pm on Saturday.

The bag will include a Virginia is for Lovers wine bag, two glasses, a wine opener and Virginia is for Lovers swag (shirt, hat, notebook, etc.).

@VisitNorfolk will provide:

  • A bottle of wine from Mermaid Winery, Virginia’s first urban winery
  • Rowena’s cake
  • Rowena’s tangy mustard sauce
  • Old Dominion dipped peanut brittle
  • Various homemade items from Kitsch (lotion/bath stuff/knick knacks – all made in Norfolk
  • O’connor beer
  • Few VisitNorfolk logo items (hat, key chain etc.)
  • Chocolates from local shop

And @DCsWineCountry will provide two bottles of wine from Loudoun County

Your Next DReam Trip

Description: Two bloggers will have the chance to win a 4-night/5-day vacation to Grand Palladium Punta Cana Resort & Spa. The hotel will provide the winners with all meals and drinks, accommodations in a Junior Suite, airport transfer and a property tour. In order to win, the blogger must follow @GoDomRep on Twitter and tweet to us why they want to visit Dominican Republic.

  • Approximate Retail Value: $3,200
  • Rules: Two winners will be picked at random and announced on Monday, July 2nd on Twitter by @GoDomRep. The contest dates are Friday, June 15th – Saturday, June 30th. Each winner will be allowed to bring along 1 guest and must blog about their time at the destination. The contest is only open to bloggers attending TBEX from Canada or the U.S.
  • Prize Delivery: A prize letter will be delivered to each of the two winners.
  • Sponsor Company: Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism
  • Sponsor Contact Information: Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism ; Booth 29 ;
  • Name: Jess Kulas / Vanessa Welter / Alex Boeder
  • Email: / /

Win a Google Chromebook from Gogo

  • Description of giveaway: 1) A Samsung Series 5 550 Google Chromebook + 12 free Gogo sessions 2) Gogo Powered Backpack
  • Relative value of giveaway: $449 (Chromebook) / $110 (Powered Backpack)
  • Rules, how winner will be determined? Random drawing of names. Enter with business card or entry form available at our booth. Drawing at 4PM on Saturday at our booth.
  • How is prize to be delivered to winner? Product is with us in Keystone, winner will get it right away to take home, or we can ship it to them.
  • Sponsor Company Name: Gogo
  • Contact Name: Steve Nolan
  • Email: