CONTEST „GIFTS OF THE YEAR“
Gifts of the Year contest is organized by the publisher of specialist magazine for promotional products industry Gifts Journal which is addressed to end customers, and by the organizer of the Advertising and Printing Fairs RemaDays Warsaw 2020, company GJC International Sp. z o.o. sp. k.
Gifts of the Year 2020 title is given to the best products in 10 categories:
1. Bulk products – up to 1,50 PLN
2. Impulse products – up to 5 PLN
3. Strengthening brand products – up to 25 PLN.
4. Promotional products – up to 50 PLN.
5. Premium products– up to 150 PLN.
6. De Luxe products – up to 500 PLN.
7. Top Exclusive products – above 500 PLN.
8. TopDesign is a prize for best designed gifts. Most of all, aesthetics, quality and durability of the products is recognized.
9. TopIdea is a proposal for the most creative designers. Suppliers who present the most accurate and surprising in terms of usability gifts.
10. TopFun is a prize for most amusive gifts. The prize is dedicated to those for whom smile on a face of their customer is the most important.
In 1st stage of voting every category there are 3 awards (for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place) and 3 commendations (for 4th, 5th and 6th place) given.
1st place – product with largest total number of votes received in 1st stage of voting.
2nd place – product with 2nd largest total number of votes received in 1st stage of voting.
3rd place – product with 3rd largest total number of votes received in 1st stage of voting.
1st commendation – product with 4th largest total number of votes received in 1st stage of voting.
2nd commendation – product with 5th largest total number of votes received in 1st stage of voting.
3rd commendation – product with 6th largest total number of votes received in 1st stage of voting.
In 2nd stage of voting every category there are 3 awards (for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place) and 1 commendations (for 4th place) given.
1st place – product with largest total number of votes received in 2nd stage of voting.
2nd place – product with 2nd largest total number of votes received in 2nd stage of voting.
3rd place – product with 3rd largest total number of votes received in 2nd stage of voting.
Commendation – product with 4th largest total number of votes received in 2nd stage of voting.
Information about the competition winners will be published in both Gifts Journal, widespread by newsletter sent to about 60 000 companies active in advertising industry and by the informational support of partner Media Patrons. The competition results shall be published on www.remadays.com and www.giftsjournal.pl
The Organizer in case of circumstances beyond their control (in particular: force majeure, government decision) reserves the right to determine and make changes in course of the Contest, its Regulations and particular conditions of conducting it in order to preserve the ability to effective realization of the Contest, moreover, the right to set and change its schedule in terms of its timing and artistic aspects without prior consultation or compensation.
REGISTRATION FOR THE CONTEST
Registration for the contest are accepted between 12th November 2019 and 15th January 2020.
Only Exhibitors (polish and foreign) of the ReamaDays Warsaw 2020 are entitled to free of charge registration of their products for the contest.
Everyone eligible to participate in the contest is entitled to submit any number of products in each category. Registering product for the contest is possible only on the exhibition website www.remadays.com. Registering first three products by the exhibitor is accepted free of charge. For every subsequently registered product, there is a fee of 100 PLN.
Publishing logo of the company in submitted products pictures is not allowed.
Registering products for the contest is only possible by filling out the form on www.remadays.com.
The condition of submitting a product in the competition is its presentation at the fair.
The product must be included in the applicant’s offer. If the Exhibitor breaches the obligation specified above, the Organizer may demand compensation for the damage caused in this way.
The submitted product should be declared in the price category corresponding to the selling price of that product.
Product registration form contains following obligatory fields:
product description (up to 500 characters, no information about producer or name of the company allowed)
product picture (no background or producer’s logo)
full company name and location
full name of a person authorized to register products for the contest
telephone number and e-mail for a person authorized to register products for the contest
During voting the only details displayed on contest list posted on the website are those referring to products: name, description and pictures. Information on producer is not posted.
If the product is withdrawn from the competition, at one of the voting stages, the organizer has the right not to accept the competition application of the company in the following year.
In the event of withdrawal of a paid application, the competition fee will not be refunded at any of the voting stages.
VOTING – 1ST STAGE
Voting is held between 17th January 2019 and 24th January 2020 till 12.00 p.m.
Voting is only possible at www.remadays.com
Only representatives of companies registered in contest organizer’s database are authorized to vote. They are informed about the contest and voting rules by newsletters, e-mails sent to the entire database of advertising trade companies and by advertising trade media cooperating with the organizer.
All voters are entitled to give a single vote for any number of products from the contest list.
The 1st stage of voting brings forth 10 products with highest total number of votes received by the Internet in every contest category. As a result they qualify to the 2nd stage of voting conducted during the RemaDays 2020 fair.
Results of voting at www.remadays.com to date 31th January 2020.
Companies whose products qualify to the 2nd stage of voting shall be informed about the results by e-mail or telephone on 28th January-1st February 2020. The Organizer shall inform finalists about necessity to deliver products that qualified to the 2nd stage to exhibition centre PTAK WARSAW EXPO Nadarzyn, al. Katowicka 62, 05-830 Wolica 114D in order to place product in glass cabinets and prepare them for the final voting.
Final 10 products are presented in glass cabinets in PTAK WARSAW EXPO Nadarzyn
Any disputes at this stage will be resolved by the Organizer. Complaints shall be reported to the organizer in writing no later than 7 days of the end of the day of accepting applications. No complaints shall be considered following the deadlines specified above.
VOTING – 2ND STAGE
Voting is conducted in halls of WARSAW EXPO Nadarzyn via special forms on 12th-13th February 2020. Visitors to RemaDays Warsaw 2020 are entitled to vote.
Visitors are entitled to give a single vote in favour of any product from list of the products that qualified for the 2nd stage of the contest and additional 10 products selected by editors of Gifts Journal magazine. Only one representative of a company visiting RemaDays Warsaw 2020 may cast a vote.
Contest final is held on 14th February 2020 at 12.00 p.m. in conference room G5 on the hall E.
The organizer has the right not to disclose details of the voting process.
All decisions made by the organizer are binding and final.
The Organiser, in cases of circumstances beyond their control (in particular force majeure, decisions of state authorities), reserves the right to stipulate and make changes concerning the course of the Competition, its Rules and the individual rules of procedure of the Competition in order to keep the ability to effectively organise the Competition and, moreover, the right to decide and change the programme in terms of its artistic and time-related aspects without prior consultation or any compensation.
Any disputes at this stage will be resolved by the Organizer. Complaints shall be reported to the organizer in writing no later than 14 days from the date of the results announcement. No complaints shall be considered following the deadlines specified above.
COLLECTING PRODUCTS REGISTERED FOR THE CONTEST
Collection of products submitted for the contest is on 14th February 2020. Participants are obliged to collect them by their own means till 4.00 p.m. when exhibition is finished. Products will be available after awards ceremony in conference room on the hall E in PTAK WARSAW EXPO Nadarzyn.
RESULTS OF INTERNET VOTING – 2020