Frequently Asked Questions

Sounds too good to be true, what’s the catch?2019-10-22T13:25:09+00:00

No catch. IGNITE by WorkLodge winner(s) will receive a paid-in-full 12 month membership for a fully-furnished, private office at WorkLodge. There is no commitment required after the 12 month term.

What is IGNITE by WorkLodge?2019-09-04T22:13:47+00:00

IGNITE was created by WorkLodge, a locally owned coworking company with a mission to “change lives” has announced its second annual ‘Office Giveaway’ where local Greater Houston and Dallas / Fort Worth nonprofits (501c3s) can network, gain exposure, be a part of a weeklong philanthropic event and ultimately, win free office space for an entire year.

Why is WorkLodge hosting such an event?2019-03-12T16:20:00+00:00

We believe in innovation and the desire to create. We also believe in the unique and intimate journey of today’s entrepreneurs. IGNITE is our mission to provide opportunity, growth, and networking to the startup community. We’re the invisible supporter, the knowledgeable moderator, and want to be the loudest cheerleader in the entrepreneurial kingdom.

Why should I enter the contest?2019-03-12T16:46:36+00:00

All who participate in IGNITE will benefit from the knowledge gained and contacts made through this event. Take advantage of the opportunity to learn about our incredible, Houston, entrepreneurial community and meet with some amazing people. If you’re eligible, we encourage you to apply!

When does the 2019 application process begin?2019-09-04T21:26:27+00:00

Our call for applications will begin on October 1, 2019 at 9:00AM and will close on October 31, 2019 at 5:00PM.

What information is required?2019-03-12T16:48:06+00:00

The application entry form has all the details to complete the nomination process, which will include business ownership details, marketing, basic financial information, and entrepreneurial vision questions.

Who can submit an applicant for consideration?2019-09-04T22:14:44+00:00

Self-nominations are encouraged, after all, you know your business best. If you know a non profit business that could benefit by being at WorkLodge, encourage them to apply.

Do I have to be a WorkLodge member or client?2019-03-12T16:48:51+00:00

No, you don’t need to be a WorkLodge Member. We do, however, encourage that you visit one of our locations, just to see part of the great prize you could potentially win!

I’m already a WorkLodge member, can I apply?2019-03-12T16:49:03+00:00

Sure! If you meet the entry criteria, then yes!

Are application forms kept confidential?2019-03-12T16:49:29+00:00

Yes. The information on the application form will be used by WorkLodge (in connection with the administration of the competition), the sponsors (non-financial information), and the panel.

Is there a cost associated with this program?2019-03-12T16:49:53+00:00

There is no cost to submit an entry, or for anything else related to the contest.

How do I apply?2019-03-12T16:50:42+00:00

Nominations can be submitted through a secure portal on our website:


How will I find out if I’m a finalist?2019-03-12T20:03:01+00:00

Once all applications are reviewed and finalists are selected, we will contact you directly to tell you the great news!

Who are the panelists?2019-03-12T16:52:12+00:00

The panel of judges include entrepreneurs and prominent leaders within the business communities of Houston, incubators, and WorkLodge executive management.

How many award recipients will be selected?2019-03-12T16:52:34+00:00

The judging panel selects award recipients based on the quality and quantity of the nominations received. The panel is allowed complete discretion in determining categories and award recipients.

What are the judges looking for when they evaluate the entries?2019-03-12T16:53:04+00:00

Please see our criteria for entry here.

When will the office prize be ready to use?2019-09-04T22:06:15+00:00

Should you win, your move-in date will be December 1st, 2019.

If I win, which WorkLodge location will my new office be?2019-03-12T16:54:49+00:00

The winner will be able to select an office at any of our corporate WorkLodge locations: North Houston’s Vintage Park, The Woodlands, or Dallas Design District.

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