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CALHOUN, Ga. — April 2, 2015 — Surya is once again holding its well-received #SpottedwithSurya contest. Through May 15, 2015, designers and retailers are encouraged to snap a photo of themselves with a Surya tote bag in an interesting or unusual setting and post it to Instagram for the opportunity to win Surya products.

The three participants with the most creative and original entries will receive one of the following prizes:

         1st Prize | $1,000 worth of Surya products
         2nd Prize | $500 worth of Surya products
         3rd Prize | $250 worth of Surya products

To participate in the contest, entrants must:
  • Follow @suryasocial on Instagram
  • Post a photo of themselves with a Surya tote bag in a novel or unusual location
  • Mention @suryasocial and tag #SpottedwithSurya

Featuring the Surya logo set against a variety of fashion forward design motifs, Surya’s colorful and versatile jute tote bags are a prominent fixture at markets and events throughout the year, and also show up in many unexpected locations.

“As part of our commitment to environmental responsibility, we are always looking for innovative ways to incorporate sustainable materials into our products,” said Satya Tiwari, president, Surya. “We created our reusable tote bags to give market goers a convenient, eco-friendly way to transport all of the items they collect during market as well as a stylish carry all they can use in their daily lives. Last year’s SpottedwithSurya entries were inspiring, with tote bags showing up in fun and interesting locations across the globe, and we are excited to see this year’s submissions.”

Each photo counts as a single entry and there is a limit of three entries per Instagram account. Instagram users who submit a valid entry agree to allow Surya to use their photo as it pertains to the #SpottedwithSurya contest. The contest closes at midnight EST on Friday, May 15, 2015. Winners will be selected by Surya’s management team and contacted via Instagram. Visit for more details.

Surya will be handing out tote bags with eye-catching new designs at the upcoming High Point Market. Attendees are invited to visit Surya’s flagship showroom – Showplace 4100 – to explore the brand’s latest product introductions across all categories and pick up a bag in their choice of color/design.

Launched in 2013, Surya’s Instagram page has more than 7,500 followers.