2020 Grit Daily’s

Where Tech & Innovation Meets Creativity

About

Grit Daily is the champion of live journalism and top news outlet in technology, innovation, entertainment, business and entrepreneurship through the lens of millennials and gen-z. Our editorial mission covers corporate responsibility, social impact and leadership with emphasis on covering minorities, lgbt and/or women founders. 

The 2020 Grit Daily’s Sixies awards highlight creativity in products and services by global artisans, start-ups, entrepreneurs and shapers that enhance our society and quality of life.

It is one of the most sought-after creativity awards in the industry. There are two (2) distinct award shows you can enter, and the judges include renowned thought leaders from a variety of disciplines, business leaders from some of the most innovative companies in the world, and Grit Daily’s own editors.

Entries are reviewed on creativity and its principles: adaptability, originality, design, practicality, sustainability, social impact, and business uses.

Why Enter?

Every entry will be seen by Grit Daily’s editors and a panel of respected judges. Winners, finalists, and honorable mentions will appear on www.gritdaily.com; winners will be celebrated at Grit Daily’s Sixies Awards dinner in Toronto, Canada, June 23 2020 and recognized at Grit Daily events throughout the year depending on the category, and receive a complimentary dinner ticket to the Sixies Awards dinner.

The Rules

Key Information

  • Early Bird Entry $110 (Before May 6)
  • Regular Entry $160 (May 6-June 16)

Winners announced at the Sixies Awards dinner, June 23, 2020 in Toronto “the Six” at Neruda Restaurant.

Categories

Best in Marketing

Most Innovative Tech

Judges

James Altucher

Entrepreneur and Angel Investor

Brian Collins

Chief Creative Officer and Founder
COLLINS

Cathy Hackl

Futurist + Author, Top Tech Voice on LinkedIn

Jay Rosenzweig

Founding Partner of Rosenzweig
& Company

Stewart Rogers

Senior Editor Grit Daily

Corey Andrew

Columnist Grit Daily & Instinct Magazine

Jordan French

Executive Editor, Grit Daily

Sunil Sharma

Managing Director, Techstars Toronto

Megan Doepker

Founder, MindKino

FAQ

What are The Sixties?

The 2020 Grit Daily’s Sixies awards highlight creativity in products and services by global artisans, start-ups, entrepreneurs and shapers that enhance our society and quality of life.

It is one of the most sought-after creativity awards in the industry. There are two (2) distinct award shows you can enter, and the judges include renowned thought leaders from a variety of disciplines, business leaders from some of the most innovative companies in the world, and Grit Daily’s own editors. Entries are reviewed on creativity and its principles: adaptability, originality, design, practicality, sustainability, social impact, and business uses.

How do I apply?

You can apply by going here.

Why apply?

Every entry will be seen by Grit Daily’s editors and a panel of respected judges. Winners, finalists, and honorable mentions will appear on www.gritdaily.com; winners will be celebrated at Grit Daily’s Sixies Awards dinner in Toronto, Canada, June 23 2020 and recognized at Grit Daily events throughout the year depending on the category, and receive a complimentary dinner ticket to the Sixies Awards dinner.

How many times can I apply?

We only need one entry per person; however, you may apply to both categories at The Sixies. This also applies if you are applying on someone else’s behalf.

How does the judging process work?

Every entry will be seen by Grit Daily’s editors and a panel of respected judges. Winners, finalists, and honorable mentions will all be notified via email prior to announcement.

Any tips on what makes a good award entry?

We know that every business and project is different. Be specific, give us context, demonstrate impact and create perspective. Believe it or not, less is truly more. We want the big picture but be sure to focus on that one special project.

When will the list of winners be announced and where?

Winners announced at the Sixies Awards dinner, June 23, 2020 in Toronto “the Six” at Neruda Restaurant. The winners will also be published on all of Grit Daily’s platforms.

Please email us if you have any further questions at: [email protected]