BONS Home 2016 FAQ

What are the BONS Home Awards?

The BONS Home Awards celebrate dozens of home categories--from home décor shop, antiques dealer, fabric house, interior designer, architect, and more! Winners will be unveiled in the Fall 2016 Northshore Home issue's first annual “Best of the North Shore” (BONS) Home Awards.

Who can be nominated?

Any commercial business based on the North Shore of Boston specializing in one of our home categories. Only local businesses or locally owned, independent franchises are eligible for a nomination and award.

How did you pick your nominees?

Our panel of editors and executives select based on research and knowledge of the industry. People can also write in and request they be added as a nominee. New nominees can be added (pending editorial approval) through June 6, 2016.

Can I suggest a nominee?

Yes, there is a write-in option in the ballot. No nominations will be considered after June 6, 2016. A write-in does not guarantee your nominee will be added to the ballot.

How long is voting open?

Voting begins June 1 and continues through August 1. Only one vote per email address is allowed.

Can I promote my nomination? 

Yes, you may promote your nomination as a BONS Home Awards nominee. However, any discounts or special offers in exchange for a vote could result in disqualification. Click here to access the nominee marketing materials.

When will I be notified who won?

Winners will be announced in the Northshore Home Fall issue. There will not be advance winner notification.

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