CIJ Awards Hungary 2020 Rules and Regulations

Table of Contents:

  • CIJ Awards Hungary 2020
  • Eligibility for Nomination
  • Hall of Fame
  • Administration
  • Jury
  • Voting Procedures & Selection of Winners
  • Nomination Procedures
  • Rules for use of the CIJ Awards Hungary 2020 Trademarks
  • Additional Regulations 
  • Penalties
  • Organizers
  • Contact Details

The following are the CIJ Awards Hungary Rules and Regulations for the 2020 season.

CIJ Awards Hungary 2020

CIJ EUROPE and RPMG will be hosting the 14th Hungarian CIJ Awards Hungary 2020 on 8th April,  2021. The CIJ Awards are the longest-running commercial property awards event in Hungary and have evolved continuously over the past 14 years to keep pace with changes in local, regional and international property markets.

Eligibility for Nomination

The CIJ Awards recognizes and celebrates projects, companies, teams as well as transactions that excelled in performance. CIJ Awards Hungary 2020 is intended to honor the nominations with history between November 2019 and December 2020. Nominations will be judged on the value they bring to the real estate they fill, including consideration of the size, quality, design, value, time, term, company and team.

Hall of Fame

The winning entries in each category will enjoy advancement to the Best of the Best CIJ HOF Awards later this year, 2021 at the Marriott Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic, where the winning elite from ten other Central & South East Europe countries is presented.


CIJ EUROPE, hereinafter referred to as CIJ Awards Administration Committee, shall organize and administer the CIJ Awards Hungary 2020, pursuant to the rules established by the CIJ Awards Administration Committee. The provisions of all paragraphs below set forth the valid rules of governance.

All decisions made by the CIJ Awards Administration Committee concerning eligibility for the CIJ Awards and all other matters relating to their administration, including adoption of amendments to these Rules, shall be final, binding and conclusive for all purposes.


The CIJ Hungary Awards Jury Committee shall be a self-governing body comprised of 15 Jury Members:

Online Jury Voting Committee

  1. Top and middle management real estate experts with a minimum of 5 years’ experience, representing a company active on the European Real Estate Market (including all industries related to its development), are eligible to join the Online Jury Voting Committee using the appropriate form (which is available on The CIJ Awards Administration Committee will confirm participation within 3 days after receiving each jury application form.
  2. Failure of a confirmed Online Jury Voting Committee Member to vote within the specified time period will result in a loss of voting rights and the Member may not designate a replacement to vote in his place.
  3. Online Jury Voting Committee is comprised of an undefined group of Real Estate Experts as well as all representatives of other industries related to its development.
  4. Possible company representation: Online Jury Voting Committee can enter 4 people from companies counting until 50 employees, 6 people from companies counting until 100 employees, 8 people from companies counting until 200 employees and maximum 10 people from companies counting over 200 employees.
  5. Online Jury Voting Committee will be invited for voting on 2 December 2019 – the period of internet voting: November 2020.
  6. Online Jury Voting Committee will receive the hyperlinked form to fill.
  7. Online Jury Voting Committee has 39% decision rate.

Jury Committee

  1. The Jury Committee is invited by the CIJ Awards Administration Committee. The Jury Committee represents the top management from the European Real Estate Market – Funds, Investors, Developers and property owners.
  2. In case the invited person may not attend the Jury Committee Meeting – the Jury Committee Member may designate his representative – co-worker from his Company with the position of President / Board Member / Managing Director. In case such a replacement is impossible – there will be a possibility to vote online.
  3. The Jury Committee counts until 50 Members.
  4. Possible company representation: one managing person from one company.
  5. Jury Committee will meet in November 2020. Location – TBC by that date by the CIJ Awards Administration Committee.
  6. All votes of the Jury Committee shall be taken by secret ballot, with only those members of the Committee entitled to vote.
  7. The Jury Committee has 61% decision rate.
  8. Observers are allowed to attend Jury Committee Meeting but shall not have the right to speak or vote at such meeting.

Voting Procedures & Selection of Winners

  1. Online Jury Voting Committee and Jury Committee vote separately, independently and at different times.
  2. Every Jury Member must choose a winning project, product or company in each category.
  3. Jury Members may not vote in a category in which their project or company is nominated – they must abstain from voting in this category.
  4. Being familiar with the sector, companies and projects, Jury Members are expected to vote both on the basis of their professional knowledge and experience as well as on the basis of the nomination forms.
  5. Jury Committee will meet and discuss nominations, but the votes will be kept strictly confidential with each member recording their vote privately on secret voting ballots.
  6. Votes from both Committees will be collected, compiled, counted and calculated by an independent audit company.
  7. Votes and the precise results of the voting will be kept strictly confidential and secret.
  8. Winners will be announced and awarded during the CIJ Awards Hungary on 8 April 2021 via the CIJ news network.

Nomination Procedures

  1. Every company may nominate itself, its projects and teams or other companies, projects and teams.
  2. Nominations must be submitted in October 2020.
  3. Grand Prix Award is granted to one of the nominated projects from the Development or Performance category
  4. Nominations must be submitted on nomination forms which are available on  
  5. CIJ Awards Administration Committee will confirm acceptance of nomination within 2 working days of CIJ Awards Administration Committee receiving each form.
  6. Nominations and the information on each form will be presented on the CIJ Awards website
  7. One company is entitled to make maximum of 10 nominations. Additional entries on request.

Rules for use of the CIJ Awards Hungary 2020 Trademarks

  1. Each Winner will receive the CIJ Awards plaque/statue, diploma and electronic trademarks – they may be used without limitation. The Winner is obliged to use the description ‘The Winner of CIJ Awards 2020’ (including the awards name together with the year) wherever it mentions winning the CIJ Awards.
  2. Each Partner, Sponsor, Nominee, Media Partner is allowed to use electronic trademarks – they may be used without limitation in regards to company’ involvement in CIJ Awards 2020 organizational process.
  3. We’re happy to have you promote the CIJ Awards 2020 presence and content, click on a logo, view if this fits your marketing and then download for each of our available images and logos. Please use the logo as-is, with the exception of enlarging or reducing its size.
  4. Click, View and Download – all trademarks and banners can be downloaded here:

Additional Regulations

  1. Companies can enter as many related categories as they wish to.
  2. Projects submitted for the CIJ Awards must have all the mandatory government approvals. CIJ Awards Administration Committee reserves the right to ask for supplementary documentation of information provided in the application form.
  3. There must be a minimum of two confirmed nominations in each category to proceed with Online Jury Voting Committee and Jury Committee voting. If the CIJ Awards Administration Committee determines that there is only one eligible candidate in one of the categories listed above, the CIJ Awards Administration Committee has the right to award a special prize in that category.
  4. The decisions of the Jury are final.
  5. Personal information given on the forms will be placed in the company database of CIJ EUROPE and RPMG and may be used to organize trainings, courses, seminars, conferences and to carry out other marketing activities. Companies have the right to inspect and update this data.
  6. The event will be documented by the organizer with photographs and video. Those taking part in the event accept that the organizer will publish the above-mentioned documentation on its websites and in printed materials via CIJ EUROPE, RPMG and their trading partners.


Any party that violates these rules will be subject to removal of eligibility to vote in or nominate projects and/or to any other penalties as may be imposed by the CIJ Awards Administration Committee at its sole discretion.

If in the considered view of the CIJ Awards Administration Committee, any of the above provisions have been violated, the violation must be corrected within ten calendar days following written notice of the violation. Any violation not so corrected, in addition to any other rights or remedies available to CIJ Awards Administration Committee or its ventures, may result in the withdrawal of the right to use the CIJ Awards Statue and CIJ Awards trademark, including, and not limited to a permanent ban on the use of the trademarks in the event of a serious or continued violation. Replication of CIJ Awards plaques or statues are forbidden and will be seen as an infringement on the CIJ Awards branding and brands.


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Contact Details

All notices, certifications and other communications required or permitted to be given to the CIJ Awards Administration Committee under these Rules shall be given in a manner consistent with these Rules to Robert Fletcher

CIJ Awards Administration Committee contact persons:

Robert Fletcher: +48 506 074 042,