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* All entries must be submitted using the official online entry system by 6th October, 2017.* Work submitted must have taken place from anytime between January 2014 to September 2017. * Organisations entering must be based in Europe.* Entries must be submitted in English.* The shortlisted entrants will be announced during November 2017.* There is no limit to the number of projects that you enter, providing they’re clearly different from each other.* Consultants entering on behalf of a client organisation must gain the organisation’s written consent before completing the official entry form. Consultants are advised to clarify the position with respect to intellectual property with their clients in advance of entering. We recommend that the client be available to attend the conference and awards evening.* The name of the entering organisation will always be used as the name referred to in all appropriate marketing communications. Unless a nominated organisation has been stated, in which case the nominated organisation will be the name referred to. This will also apply to Award trophies and certificates, should these be relevant.* Entrants agree to co-operate fully with the judges and their representatives as part of the judging process.* The Employee Engagement Awards and the sponsoring organizations take no responsibility for incidental costs incurred by entrants.* By entering The Employee Engagement Awards you agree for your logo to be used on all related websites and marketing materials when needed.* The decision of the judges is final and no further correspondence will be considered. Due to the volume of entries we cannot always provide individual feedback on entries and reserve the right not to do so.* The Employee Engagement Awards can promote the case studies entered after clarifying which data is sensitive and should be excluded.* The prize is non-transferable, non-negotiable and no cash alternative will be offered.* The Employee Engagement Awards and the sponsoring organizations may use footage (photos and video clips) of the judging day, conference and Awards presentation as they see appropriate.* Once confirmed attendance to the awards & conference – no refunds are applicable within 48 hours of the event. * All shortlisted finalists have the right to promote themselves as an Award finalist. The Employee Engagement Awards will provide each shortlisted organization with the relevant copy and artwork. All such activity must be approved by the Employee Engagement Awards before publication.
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