MY WATERFRONT PHOTO CONTEST
Starting July 1 for four weeks, your waterfront experience photo can be uploaded to the WBIA website. Participants can submit up to two images per week. Photos with a minimum of 50 “likes” at the end of each submission week will be entered into a draw for a $50 gift certificate to the Watermark Restaurant at the Radisson Admiral Hotel.
Submissions are accepted until each Wednesday at midnight: Week 1: Sunday, July 1 – Wednesday, July 4 Week 2: Thursday, July 5 – Wednesday, July 11 Week 3: Thursday, July 12 – Wednesday, July 18 Week 4: Thursday, July 19 – Wednesday, July 25
Each weekly photo with a minimum of 50 “likes” will gain exposure through the WBIA and receive a photo credit on the WBIA website and WBIA Facebook page. All photos with 50 likes or more will be submitted for consideration to be included in the My Waterfront Photo Exhibit at the award-winning Queen’s Quay Terminal throughout October.
To submit a photo and for complete contest rules, visit www.waterfrontbia.com.
MY WATERFRONT PHOTO EXHIBIT AND ARTIST PREVIEW GALA
See the beauty of Toronto’s Waterfront through the eyes of a photographer at the My Waterfront Photo Exhibit on display in Queen’s Quay Terminal from October 1-31. The exhibit showcases images from the 50 finalists of the My Waterfront Photo Contest and launches on Friday, September 28 with an Artist Preview Gala from 6-8pm in Queen’s Quay Terminal to honour the finalists.
A panel of esteemed judges will select 50 finalists from the My Waterfront Photo Contest to have their photo printed as a 24x36” poster and displayed at the award-winning Queen’s Quay Terminal throughout October. All entries will be judged on overall impact, artistic merit, composition and technical excellence.
An Artist Preview Gala with delicious tastes from some of Ontario's finest wineries and local restaurants will launch the exhibit and guests will be able to mingle with the artists and judges and vote for their favourite photo. The photo with the most votes will win the “People’s Choice Award” and a Waterfront hotel stay-cation!
About Queen’s Quay TerminalToday, Queen’s Quay Terminal encompasses a specialty retail centre with over 20 shops, restaurants and cafes, approximately 400,000 square feet of office space, and the 450-seat Fleck Dance Theatre. Situated in the heart of Toronto’s Harbourfront district, Queen’s Quay Terminal is a historical building and is a favourite destination for both local Torontonians and tourists alike, offering visitors an opportunity for shopping and dining along the waterfront. About The Waterfront BIA: A stone's throw from Toronto's downtown and financial core, The Waterfront BIA encompasses the exciting heart of the City's central waterfront with Lake Ontario and the Toronto Islands forming a spectacular backdrop for the area's countless attractions. Stay in one of our relaxing hotels, The Westin Harbour Castle or Radisson Admiral Hotel, take in a dynamic theatrical performance, wander through our galleries and studios or attend one of the vibrant cultural festivals year- round. Stroll Queen’s Quay Terminal and visit our many unique shops, then enjoy a delicious dinner at one of our fabulous restaurants. Looking for recreation? Play in the parks, stroll the revitalized promenades, skate on the outdoor rink, rent a bicycle, canoe, kayak, sailboat or power boat. Indulge in a cruise on one of our fine charter vessels and enjoy Toronto's spectacular city skyline from the water. There is no end to the activity on the Waterfront!