The Europas, the European Startup Awards, will be held on November 19 in London. The event is now sold out. Boo hoo. But over 350 of you are coming. Hurray!
But there is still time to vote in all the categories here.
The deadline for voting in The Europas is Tuesday Midday Central Europe Time (CET) (or 11am GMT).
Don’t forget to Tweet or share the voting pages to your social networks, and you can of course vote for yourself. Use the logo above on your site to encourage voting.
The Europas will take take place at a ridiculously cool London venue: Paramount in the heart of London’s West End, which has amazing views across the city (Top floor, Centre Point, 101-103 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1DD) (pictures below).
There has been a huge response from the community, and we’d like to say a huge thank you to the sponsors of the event so far. Want to sponsor and get in front of the cream of Europe’s startups, VCs and entrepreneurs? Then email events director Aléna Dundas ( alena [@] techcrunch.com ).
Details for The Europas awards on Friday, November 19th. 2010:
6:00 – 6:30 Registration
6:30 – 6:35 Intro speech
6.35 – 7.05 Panel
7.05 – 7.45 Awards
7.45 – Closing speech
8.00 – Party
1am – Carriages
1) Paramount is a high security building and strict admittance policy will be in effect on the evening. You will be expected to provide your name and booking reference number.
2) Name changes: all requests for name changes on your booking must be received no later than 5pm on Monday November 15th. Any requests after this time will NOT be granted so please do not ask us.
We look forward to seeing you all there!
The members of The Europas Awards Advisory Board have been pouring over the entries, and your votes to their winners and finalists. What’s so great about this year’s board (just as with last year’s) is that we have a fantastic spread of experience across the spectrum of the tech scene in Europe, and people who really know the scene inside and out. Their choices will be heavily informed by the industry’s choices via the public voting (that’s you guys). And of course it goes without saying that they won’t be able to vote for any company (or person for that matter) in which they have any kind interest or association.
Here at TechCrunch Europe HQ we can see just how much and how often everyone is voting in these awards (thanks to PollDaddy) and it’s fascinating to see the voting live.
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