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Terms and Conditions of Participation

We have summarized the general content of each section for your information – the summary does not form part of the terms and conditions:

1. Eligible Attendees

2. Requirements

3. Further Regulations

4. Participation Fee

5. Submission Period

6. Shipping of Samples


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1. Eligible Attendees

Applications are welcome from exhibitors of all worldwide Intersolar, ees, Power2Drive und EM-Power 2018 exhibitions.

Not only the exhibitors themselves, but also any companies they are affiliated with may participate. This includes all companies in a group of affiliated companies (parent company and subsidiaries).

In the category Outstanding Projects (part of The smarter E AWARD), Project Owners (= the legal proprietor of the complete installation) are also eligible to participate.

Exhibitor of / Project OwnerIntersolar AWARDees AWARDThe smarter E AWARD
   Smart Renewable EnergyOutstanding Projects
Intersolar Europe 2018    
Intersolar North America 2018    
Intersolar South America 2018    
Intersolar South America 2017    
Intersolar India 2018    
Intersolar India 2017    
ees Europe 2018    
ees North America 2018    
Power2Drive Europe 2018    
EM-Power 2018    
Project Owners    

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2. Requirements

Eligible for submission are products and solutions e.g. the individual components of a product or technical innovation, which are or were on display at least at one of the exhibitions listed in paragraf "1. Eligible Attendees" and/or represent a significant improvement of something previously presented at these exhibitions:

  • have undergone industrial trials and/or are already in use,
  • are judged to have particular innovative merit in technological and economical terms,
  • create scope for cost reductions in production and/or sales and
  • have the potential to make an important contribution towards satisfying industrial or societal needs.

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3. Further Regulations

  • Persons employed by companies or organizations with participating judges are prohibited from competing.
  • Registration documents must be submitted in English and provide a clear and comprehensive representation of the product or project.
  • The organizers pledge to distribute registration documents exclusively to people, including judges, who are directly involved with the competition. This group of recipients shall be obliged to protect the confidentiality of these documents. Notwithstanding of this policy, we strongly recommend that contestants take all appropriate measures to protect their intellectual property rights (e.g. by applying for patent or utility model protection) before the transfer or shipment of samples. The organizers reject any liability for damages resulting from a violation of the rights to any products submitted for the competition.
  • The participant grants the Organizers the perpetual, worldwide and unrestricted right to use photographs, graphics and other image material that are submitted with the application. The same applies to photographs of participants‘ representatives taken at AWARD ceremonies on behalf of the Organizers. The licensing includes the right to reproduce, distribute, exhibit, perform, make available to the public, broadcast, reproduce on image carriers and to reproduce in public. In particular, the licensing includes the right to use the image material in press releases and advertising materials for all print and digital editions, the right to make it available to third parties for publication, duplication and dissemination for public relation purposes, the right to present it at events; the rght to make it publicly available, duplicate and distribute it on websites and social media channels and the right to edit it. The participant assures that he is the owner of the essential rights of the image material and that he can freely dispose of it and that the contractual use of the material by the Organizers does not infringe any rights of third parties.
  • In the case of submission of multiple applications from different applicants for the same product/project, only the first submission will be approved. Condition is the completeness and conformity of the submission with the terms and conditions of the Intersolar, the ees AWARD and the The smarter E AWARD.
  • By signing the application, participants agree that, in the event of their submission being nominated, their company name, the name of the submitted product/project, pictures of the submitted product/project and pictures of the company representatives attending the AWARD ceremonies may be used without restriction in reports (including press releases,websites, social media channels and marketing materials).
  • As a condition of registration, your complete application must be saved in your personal account on the AWARD Portal within the designated application period.
  • In the event of a win, a trophy and a certificate will be awarded to the participant who submitted the application. In the Outstanding Projects category, the Project Owner will also receive a certificate, even if they did not submit the application themselves as a participant.

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4. Participation Fee

A participation fee will be charged for each application. The participation fees detailed below are net prices. VAT may apply.

Be a first mover and benefit from reduced participation fees.

StatusJan. 2 - 31Feb.1 - 28March 1 - 23

Exhibitors

100€150€200€

Project Owners

0€0€0€

By accepting the terms and conditions on the website during the application process and by submitting the online application via the submit-button, the application is valid and the fees will be charged. If a previously submitted application is subsequently canceled, there is no entitlement to a refund of the participation fee.

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5. Submission Period

For the Intersolar AWARD, the ees AWARD and The smarter E AWARD 2018 submissions are possible until Friday, March 23, 2018, 12:00am (CEST). The only applications accepted are those completed and submitted by the deadline.

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6. Shipping of samples

If you would like to submit samples to supplement your application, please send them to March 30, 2018.

Solar Promotion GmbH
Samples Intersolar, ees, The smarter E AWARD 2018
Kiehnlestrasse 16
75172 Pforzheim, Germany

Please include a return address for the sample along with an invoice address for any shipping costs which may be incurred. All costs, including any customs charges, are not covered by the organizer and must therefore be paid by the sender. Samples without a return address may be destroyed after September 30, 2018 without notification. Please take note that entries weighing more than 50 kg must be agreed with the AWARD team in advance.

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