2016 Holiday Greeting Card Design Competition 
The Lynnwood Convention Center is holding a contest for local middle and high school students for art to be used in our 2016 holiday greeting cards. The winning art will be used on the cards and mailed to current and potential customers, guests and partners of the Lynnwood Convention Center.
The contest is open to all middle and high school students currently enrolled in the Edmonds School District (2016-2017 school year).
Design Rules
The art work must contain one or both of the following aspects:
  • Lynnwood Convention Center Logo
  • Rendering of the Lynnwood Convention Center building

No religious connotations, icons or symbols should be present in the artwork.


The Winner will be selected by the Lynnwood Convention Center Executive Team.  The Winner will be awarded and recognized with the following:
  • $150.00
  • 25 copies of the printed greeting card
  • Press Release with photo announcing the winner
  • Recognition in the Lynnwood Convention Center quarterly newsletter and social media
Contest Submissions Due - Friday, October 28, 2016
Winner Selected - Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Winner Publicly Announced - Thursday, November 10, 2016

Submitting Art

Art submissions must be made in person or electronically by 5:00 PM, Friday, October 28, 2016.

  • All submissions should include the artist's: Full Name, age, school currently attending, phone and/or email contact.
  • In person submissions should provide artwork in a protective folder with above mentioned contact information.
  • Email submissions can be made to info@lynnwoodcc.com with a subject title of "Art Contest Submission" with the above mentioned contact information.
About Us
Thank your customer, tell them how valuable they are to you, but don't go overboard. Insincerity is easy to spot.About Lynnwood Convention Center

Opened in 2005 in Lynnwood, Washington, the Lynnwood Convention Center is situated in the heart of Washington's aerospace, high tech and bio-med corridor. Conveniently located near I-5, I-405 and Hwy 99, the Center offers individualized meeting spaces with full onsite audiovisual and electrical support, and first class, 5-star resort quality in-house catering. The facility has adopted green/sustainable initiatives that include composting, an extensive recycling program, and transitioning to the use of all green chemicals. For more information, visit www.lynnwoodcc.com.

About Lynnwood Public Facilities District

Formed in 1999, the Lynnwood Public Facilities District is governed by a Board of five members appointed by the Lynnwood City Council. The District retains SMG to manage the facility.

About SMG

Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theatres, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers, and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 14.4 million square feet of exhibition space and over 1.75 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Solider Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston's Reliant Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions, catering and special events division, SAVOR, currently servicing more than 100 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.