TERMS & CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
Entries submitted after the early bird close will be charged the standard administration fee of $295 for team entries and $209 for individual categories, with the deadline for submissions being Friday 17 March, 2023.
Please ensure you read the criteria for the awards you are entering. Remember to use evidence such as quotes, figures, statistics and include as much information as possible on your entry form.
We ask all entrants to supply at least one company logo. Please supply this in JPEG or PDF format and upload it with your entry under 2MB.
All completed and returned entries will be acknowledged online at the time of submission after payment has been made.
The organisers do not accept any responsibility for loss or damage of any entry.
The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into or feedback given regarding the selection of shortlisted nominations or winners.
Please try and keep your entry title concise and to the point, and following the entry format stated in The Rules.
We will not publish your entries without first seeking approval; winners are sometimes asked following the awards if they are willing to allow their entries to be made public for future marketing and promotion.
CIPS MENA reserve the right to extend the closing deadline, amend categories or not award categories should the standard of entries received not reach the required standard.
Please contact us if you need further advice.
If your payment is successful, you will receive an automatic email confirmation from to the email address you specified when placing your entry detailing your purchase. You will be redirected back to this website when the transaction is complete, where you can also download your invoice receipt.
Full payment for award entries is required by the date and time of the entry deadline, should payment not be received by this time, it could result in your entry being removed and not judged.
TERMS & CONDITIONS OF TICKET PURCHASES/EVENT
No cancellations are acceptable after 28 days prior to the event date, and therefore no refunds are payable after this point. However, a substitute delegate or guest can be nominated in replacement.
All requests for cancellations or substitutions must be made in writing to MENA.Events@cipsglobal.com
Where circumstances force the event to move date, any investment made will be all transferred to the new event date.
We will not be liable for any failure or delay in performing their obligations where such failure or delay results from any cause that is beyond the reasonable control of that party.
Such causes include, but are not limited to: power failure, Internet Service Provider failure, acts of God, epidemic, pandemic, civil unrest, fire, flood, droughts, storms, earthquakes, collapse of buildings, explosion or accident, acts of terrorism, acts of war, governmental action, any law or any action taken by a government or public authority, including without limitation imposing an export or import restriction, quota or prohibition, or any other event that is beyond the control of the party in question.
Where an event can be postponed, this will be taken into account and any investment already made will be transferred to the new date. Should a physical event not be possible due to causes out of our control, this event may be transferred to a virtual online event.
If your payment is successful, you will receive an automatic email confirmation to the email address you specified when placing your order detailing your purchase. If you do not receive this email, please contact MENA.Events@cipsglobal.com
Full payment for event ticket sales are strictly 30 days from invoice date or 7 days in advance of the event date, whichever is sooner.
Filming & Photography
There will be a professional photographer and video production taking place during the event. Attendees consent to filming and sound recording as members of the audience. Photographs taken at the event are the intellectual property of CIPS and its event partners and will be such used in promotion and marketing post event.
All trophies are inspected prior to the awards ceremony. Once these trophies have been handed over, you are responsible for the trophy from thereon. CIPS will not cover the cost of a replacement due to damages during or post award ceremony. Should you require a replacement trophy, please contact MENA.Events@cipsglobal.com