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We know that you know YGS’s Content Sales & Licensing Group is the only agency authorized to license Inc. 5000-branded products. But what we DON’T know is how you’re celebrating your achievement!

Beginning Monday, October 2, 2017, take a picture showing us how you’re showcasing your YGS Inc. 5000 purchase and post it to Twitter or Facebook with the hashtags #YGSForTheRealDeal and #Inc5000 for a chance to win a $150.00-dollar Ray-Ban gift card. The deadline for entry is December 8, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Official rules below.

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2017 YGS PHOTO CONTEST promotional campaign/contest (“Contest”) sponsored by The YGS Group (“Sponsor”) is designed to engage and encourage the Inc. 5000 honorees to share how they display their officially licensed Inc. 5000 products (i.e., logos, framed awards, desktop awards).

The Contest is open to all honoree companies of the 2017 Inc. 5000 list and their employees who are legal residents of the US where Contest are not prohibited by law, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry, and who have Internet access and a valid e-mail account prior to the beginning of the Contest Period. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.

The contest will be conducted from October 2, 2017 to December 15, 2017. Deadline for entries is 11:59 p.m. EST on December 8, 2017.  Voting will begin at 9:00 a.m. EST on December 11, 2017 and will conclude on December 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm EST. Winner will be notified by December 18, 2017. All entries (submissions) must be received on or before the time stated during that submission period. Sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the contest at their sole discretion.

To participate, please take a picture of how you have chosen to display your Inc. 5000 marketing material purchased from The YGS Group and post to Twitter or Facebook and tagged with #YGSForTheRealDeal and #Inc5000. Your company’s name must be visible in the photograph for verification purposes. Entries which do not include a company identifier will be disqualified. Email entries will also be accepted. Please email One entry per person via either Twitter or Facebook or email address for the duration of the contest. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.

Entries will be compiled in to a photo gallery on The YGS Group’s Facebook page. The photo receiving the most “Likes” at the conclusion of the contest will be declared the winner. Entrants are encouraged to share (via Facebook, Twitter, email, etc.) their photo directly from The YGS Group’s album to their followers and ask them to “Like” the photo. Only “Likes” made directly to the entrant’s photo in The YGS Group’s album will be considered as valid.

Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her e-mail account/Twitter feed/Facebook Timeline for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this contest. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by Administrator (or Sponsor) within fifteen (15) days, using the contact information provided at the time of entry that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize. Upon the request of the Sponsor, the potential winner may be required to return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Prize Acceptance Form and IRS W-9 form. If a potential winner fails to comply with these official rules, that potential winner will be disqualified.

The $150.00-dollar Ray-Ban gift card will be awarded to the winner of the contest. Terms and conditions may apply. Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE IS SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.

Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Contest, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this contest is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the contest, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the contest cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the contest. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.

By entering the contest, each entrant agrees to indemnify, release and hold harmless sponsor and its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, the Facebook platform, administrator, advertising and promotional agencies, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from any liability, damages, losses or injury resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from that entrant’s participation in the contest and the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize that may be won. Sponsor and its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies do not make any warranties, express or implied, as to the condition, fitness or merchantability of the prize. Sponsor and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from access to or the download of information or materials connected with the contest.

By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments, or submitted images for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

This contest is sponsored by:
The YGS Group
3650 West Market Street
York, PA 17404

Any questions regarding this contest should be directed to 2017 YGS Photo Contest at

This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter or Facebook.