CIJ Awards Serbia 2020 Rules and Regulations

Table of Contents:

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

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

CIJ Awards Serbia 2020

CIJ EUROPE will be hosting the 5th CIJ Awards Serbia 2020 event on December 8th, 2020 at the Radisson Collection Hotel, Old Mill Belgrade**** in Belgrade. The CIJ Awards are the longest-running commercial property awards event in Serbia and have evolved continuously over the past 19 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 Serbia 2020 is intended to honor the nominations with history/completed between November 2019 and October 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 on the 25th February 2021 at the Marriott Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic, where the winning elite from ten other Central & South East Europe countries is presented.

Administration

CIJ EUROPE, hereinafter referred to as CIJ Awards Administration Committee, shall organize and administer the CIJ Awards Poland 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.

 

Jury

The CIJ Awards Serbia Jury Committee shall be a self-governing body comprised of 4 groups of Jury Members:

  1. Online Jury Voting Committee
    1. Every top and middle management real estate expert, having minimum 5 years’ experience, representing a company active on the European Real Estate Market, is welcome to join the Online Jury Voting Committee using the appropriate form (which is available on https://awards.cijeurope.com/RS/). The CIJ Awards Administration Committee will confirm participation within 2 days after receiving each jury application form.
    2. In case the confirmed Online Jury Voting Committee Member may not vote within the specified time period – he loses his voting possibility – he may not designate another person to vote.
    3. Online Jury Voting Committee is comprised of undefined group of Commercial and Residential Real Estate Experts.
    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. The Online Jury Voting Committee is entitled to buy tickets for the Awards Gala.
    6. Online Jury Voting Committee will be invited for voting in November 2020
    7. Online Jury Voting Committee will receive the hyperlinked form to fill.
    8. Online Jury Voting Committee has 61% decision rate.

Jury Committee

  1. The Jury Committee members are invited by the CIJ Awards Administration Committee. The Jury Committee includes representatives of top management from the European Real Estate Market including professionals from Funds, Investors, Architects, Developers, property owners and service providers.
  2. Jury Committee members will will evaluate only Development category
  3. Jury Committee members will have exclusive voting in category Grand Prix & Leadership of the Year.
  4. Jury Committee members who are unable to attend the Jury Committee Meeting may designate a representative – a co-worker from their Company holding the position of President / Board Member / Managing Director. In case such a replacement is impossible – Jury Committee members will be allowed to vote online.
  5. The Jury Committee can include up to 15 members.
  6. Jury Committee members cannot vote in categories that they are nominated in.
  7. Possible company representation: one member of management from one company.
  8. Jury Committee will meet in October 2020. Location – TBC by that date by the CIJ Awards Administration Committee.
  9. All votes of the Jury Committee shall be taken by secret ballot, with only those members of the Committee entitled to vote.
  10. The weighting of the Jury Committee voting is 61% of the final result.

 

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 Gala Dinner on 8th December 2020 at the Radisson Collection Hotel, Old Mill Belgrade***** in Belgrade.

 

Nomination Procedures

  1. Every company may nominate itself, its projects and teams or other companies, projects and teams.
  2. Nominations must be submitted between 1st October and 20th November 2020.
  3. Grand Prix Award is granted to one of the nominated projects from the Development category
  4. Nominations must be submitted on nomination forms which are available on https://awards.cijeurope.com/see/nomination/.
  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 https://awards.cijeurope.com/see/nomination/.
  7. One company is entitled to make maximum of 10 nominations. Additional entries on request.

 

Rules for use of the CIJ Awards Serbia & SEE 2020 Trademarks

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.

 

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.

 

Penalties

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.

 

Organizer

CIJ EUROPE – CEE & SEE Europe’s leading Real Estate news provider digitally and in print.

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, fletcher@cijeurope.com

CIJ Awards Administration Committee contact persons:

Robert Fletcher: fletcher@cijeurope.com

Jovana Savić: tel.: +381 60 679 59 67, Savic@cijeurope.com