Fairfield Inn & Suites Small Business Boost Contest 2010




Competition Organizer

Marriott International, Inc.

Submission Date


Awards Date


Competition Category
  • Business - All U.S.
Who's Eligible
Open to legal residents of the U.S. who, as of July 21, 2010, are at least the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence,  and are employed by a U.S.-based small business (100 employees or less), and for whom business travel is an important part of their role within their company.

Important Dates

Applications must be submitted online by August 20, 2010. The Grand Prize winner will be selected on or about December 10, 2010.

Competition Prizes

Each of 10 finalists receive 15 free nights at Fairfield Inn & Suites which must be used over a consecutive three-month period, to help them achieve specific goals.  At the end of the three month period, one participant will win the $20,000 Grand Prize.

Other Info

25 semi-finalists will be selected based on the following criteria: Measurability of business goals (30%); Ability to benefit from the use of free nights awarded (30%); Likelihood of success (25%); and Use of social networking (15%). From those 25, the five independent judges will determine 10 finalists. From those 10, the Grand Prize winner will be chosen.