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Top 100 Clubs: important information for participating venues

Under the unifying belief that now is not the time to hide clubs away, we’ve thought carefully about how to adapt this year’s Top 100 Clubs into a platform that will celebrate and support the global nightclub industry as we begin to return to the dancefloor. This info page contains the essential information for clubs wishing to participate in the reworked 2021 poll. Please read this pack carefully to ensure that you understand the rules and can run a successful campaign for your club or venue…

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Top 100 Clubs Virtual World Tour

New for 2021, and in recognition of the impact of the pandemic, this year's voting period will be accompanied by the Top 100 Clubs 2021 Virtual World Tour, a nine-week virtual showcase of clubs of all sizes, across the globe, whether they are open or closed.

For info on how to take part, download the info pack.

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Key Dates & information

VOTING OPENS
Wednesday 12th May 2021 at 12:00 (GMT)

VOTING CLOSES
Wednesday 14th July 2021 at 23:59 (GMT)

RESULTS ANNOUNCED
TBC

GLOBAL VOTING LINK
vote.djmag.com

CHINA-ONLY VOTING LINK
djmagvote.cn

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Rules & Regulations

We take the integrity of the Top 100 Clubs poll very seriously. While asking fans of your club to vote is permitted, there are restrictions to the process.

Please read the below very carefully, and if in doubt ask. Any club or person believed to be attempting to manipulate the vote in any way risks being banned from the process.

  • Only one vote per person
  • No incentives may be offered in exchange for votes
    • Incentives are classed as (but are not limited to) free drinks, tickets, competition entry, merchandise and discounts. If in doubt -ask!
  • The use of fake accounts, random street voting teams, bots or any other attempt to manipulate the results of the poll is prohibited
  • Due to the impact of the pandemic, Top 100 Clubs is now open to all clubs, regardless of whether they are able to open this year
  • Clubs and venues with numerous locations will be separated based on their location. For instance Pacha Ibiza & Pacha Barcelona are treated as separate entities in the poll
  • iPads or voting terminals are allowed only within the venue (street or other random locations are not permitted)
  • If you wish to use this method of voting, you must register your devices in advance (failure to do so will invalidate your votes).
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Download the Logo Kit

DJ Mag provides logos and assets for use in campaigning for Top 100 Clubs.

  • Clubs are permitted to use the Top 100 Clubs logos on their marketing and promotional campaigns during the Top 100 Clubs voting period
  • They may only be used by clubs canvassing to enter the Top 100 Clubs poll.

They must not be used to endorse or promote any events without written agreement from DJ Mag in advance

These logos must not be associated alongside any imagery or visuals denoting the following:

  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Illegal substances or drug paraphernalia
  • Sexually explicit content
  • Firearms or weapons
  • Discrimination based on gender, race, ethnicity or sexual orientation
  • Alongside any image that depicts or represents illegal acts or that could cause offence

Thrust Publishing reserves the right to remove the rights to use these logos at any point.

If you agree to the usage terms above, you can download the logos.

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Get in Touch

If you have any questions or comments regarding Top 100 Clubs, please get in touch via the contacts below:

Virtual World Tour

Advertising Opportunities

Partnership/Sponsorship Opportunities

Voting/Technical Questions