We're pleased to announce that tickets for the 5th Annual Crunchies Awards, hosted by GigaOm, VentureBeat and TechCrunch are now on sale. We've even expanded to a larger venue, the Davies Symphony Hall, to accommodate a larger audience, but we still recommend that you buy your tickets fast before we're all sold out.

Over 300,000 nominations have already been cast in categories like: Best Social Application, VC of the Year, Best Time Sink, Best Mobile Application, CEO of the Year, Best New Startup of 2011 and Best Overall Startup of 2011. Finalists will be chosen by the TechCrunch, GigaOm and VentureBeat audiences.

We are excited to celebrate the achievements of our industry. Hope to see you there!
To find out more about the event, click on the official press release here.