FAQ

 

Q: What happens now that Journey Awards has been postponed?


A: The entire 2020 program, nominees, tickets, reservations etc will be able to maintain their positions and will be automatically transferred to the 2021 program. Nothing changes except more additional fun surprises shall be added to our 2021 program.

Q: Who can be nominated?


A: Nominations must be in the name of a single individual, at least 6 years of age. Anyone under the age of 18 has to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. You can also nominate a company, group or organization. All social events have to be 21 and up

 

Q: Can i nominate myself?

A: Yes, as long as you can galvanize your community to tell us why we should consider you.


Q: How can i know that my nominee has been selected? 
A: Sign up for our newsletter, frequent the website, follow us on social media to be kept updated on our finalists


Q: What if I don't know my nominee's contacts?
A: We require either an email address or telephone number so we may quickly contact your nominee to obtain permission for consideration.


Q: May I submit additional supporting information about my nominee?
A: Yes on the nomination forms


Q: Can i repeat the same nomination more than once?
A: Please do not. That discounts points.


Q: What other ways can i nominate someone?
A: Only through this website.


Q: Who nominates & votes for me?
A: The general public nominates you

Q: Can I buy tickets to the show?
A: Yes, you can make your purchases on our events or awards page

Q: I am a sponsor or a vendor who do we contact for details?

A: You can text or call us directly at 678 768 3717 or fill out our sponsor forms.

Q: Where do you recommend we stay? 

A:  We are based in Atlanta Georgia. We highly recommend staying at a reputable Hotel near where we host the Journey Awards venue. We recommend Midtown or Buckhead areas. Atlanta has a ton of exciting stuff to do you can easily get back and fourth using uber/lyft.

Q: Do nominees have to pay for tickets?

A: No. The process starts with nominations, which is narrowed down to the top 4. These finalists will be awarded VIP tickets that will bet them into every event including the Journey Awards ceremony

Q: What's the dress code?

A: All evening events are formal black tie events. No exceptions. Security will reserve all rights to admission. 

Q: Are we practicing social distancing?

A: Yes. We will definitely take every precaution to keep everyone safe and comfortable. However if things get extremely worse again and the government shuts down, we will postpone the dates but have no worries.We will honor everyone's nominations, tickets, perks, VIP tables etc as is.

Q: Can a nominee submit a video for the Journey Series?


A: Yes, if you have been nominated, you are able to submit a well lite recording of you expressing your Journey. If the quality of your video doesn't match our standards, we can send professionals to you to do a live taping of you at your pleasure. 

 

Q: Do i have to edit my own videos that i record for the Journey Series? 


A: No, you do not have to. We have a team of professionals who will take all your footage and edit them to suite your page. 

Q: I want my own page how do i qualify and what are the costs?
A: We select top nominees from the amount of votes / nominations we receive. There is no costs to have an official page on our website.

Q: Whats the benefit of having my own page?


A: The world gets to learn more bout your journey.We will place your bio and pics there.You get to be feauture on the Journey series and most importantly, you get to advertise your new brand, products or services. Sponsors get to choose who they want to partner with through our site

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Q: What's the dress code?

A: All evening events are formal black tie events. No exceptions. Security will reserve all rights to admission. 

Q: How does the Journey Awards make money?


A: The first 4 years was financed by the founder with no profits made to help the community. It costs a lot of money to put together these productions, so we ask for your in kind donations below, buy event tickets or email us for sponsorship opportunities thejourneyevents@gmail.com  

Any help is welcome to support our selfless team who work year round to bring you this amazing and inspiring experience. 

Q: Who & why was The Journey Awards created?

A: The dream of establishing a meaningful awards ceremony did not come easy for this once homeless, humble & determined man. He tells stories of unbearable days of starvation, cold nights and constantly working in excess of 20 hours a day. Stories which are definitely not for the fainthearted. A Journey that could have broken him down, instead it turned into resolve to pursue his dreams. After opening several hospitality based businesses and hosting large events, he would always make sure he gave back.

In 2015 after watching several award shows, he noticed that there was no ceremony out there that could match the same Hollywood glitz & glam experience but also have a meaningful result. A ceremony that honors VIPs as well as the average person who inspires & help millions. After reaching out to a group of selfless, diverse philanthropists.. The Journey Awards was born:)

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