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interzum award 2017

When is the entry deadline?
The deadline is 10 March 2017.

What does it cost to take part?
Entering “interzum award: intelligent material & design 2017” is free of charge. The participant only bears the cost for the delivery and collection as well as the insurance of the objects entered in the competition.

Who can take part in the competition?
All “interzum 2017” exhibitors can take part with their products from industrial series production.

What can I register for the competition?
The prerequisite for taking part in “interzum award 2017” is that the product must be launched on the market prior to 15 May 2017 or more than two years prior to that date (15 May 2015).

Can I use prototypes to take part in the competition?
Prototypes can be entered in “interzum award 2017” if the product is launched on the market prior to 15 May 2017 or more than two years prior to that date(15 May 2015).

How many products can I register?
Every participant can register as many products as he or she wishes for “interzum award 2017”.

How can I register for the competition?
On the password-protected registration portal of the “interzum award”, you can register for the current competition and complete your application documents. You can also find an overview of your submitted products as well as all documents you need for the registration there. You can save your registration at any time and then continue and complete it at a later stage.

What information is needed for registration?
You need basic information on your product (product name, product type, name of the manufacturer, name of the designer) to participate in the competition. Uploading texts and images is mandatory for the product’s presentation during the adjudication and – if it wins an award – for the presentation of the award-winning product in the exhibition and online.

In what form can a product be submitted?
A product can be submitted for “interzum award 2017” as an original exhibit, model/prototype, prints/charts or photo/film/multimedia presentation (CD/DVD).

When do I have to deliver the products registered?
Delivery and self-assembly of the products for adjudication of “interzum award 2017” takes place on 20 and 21 March 2017. The jury will adjudicate on site at Koelnmesse. Please note the delivery address and the delivery times. In order for your entry to be recorded for logistical purposes, it is essential that you label your product using the label sent to you. Delivery is only possible between 7.30 a.m. and 4 p.m., with self-assembly between 11.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.

Address for delivery:
Schenker Deutschland AG
z.Hd. Suat Tokdemir
“interzum award 2017”
“Name exhibitor: xxx”
Speditionshof Messe
Messeallee Nord 1
50679 Cologne
Germany

Address for self-assembly:
Congress-Centrum Nord Koelnmesse
Konrad Adenauer Saal
“interzum award 2017”
Deutz-Mülheimer-Straße 111
50679 Cologne
Germany

When do I have to collect the products entered in “interzum award 2017”?
The products can be disassembled and collected on 24 March 2017. The only date for product collection is 24 March 2017. Disassembly is only possible between 10.00 a.m. and 5 p.m., and collection between 7.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m.

Address for collection:
Congress-Centrum Nord Koelnmesse
Konrad Adenauer Saal
“interzum award 2017”
Deutz-Mülheimer-Straße 111
50679 Cologne
Germany

Address for disassembly:
Congress-Centrum Nord Koelnmesse
Konrad Adenauer Saal
“interzum award 2017”
Deutz-Mülheimer-Straße 111
50679 Cologne
Germany

Do I need transport insurance?
The products/exhibits are transported at the risk and cost of the “interzum award 2017” participant. We recommend that participants take out transport insurance for entries.

How can laureates use the award logo?
The award logo can be used worldwide immediately after receiving notification of successful participation in “interzum award 2017”. It can be used for the duration of the life cycle of the prize-winning product. The participants, i.e. the manufacturer and the developer responsible (designer or engineer), have the right to use the logo in conjunction with the winning product worldwide.

What happens if a product registered for “interzum award 2017” does not receive a prize?
Products that are not given a prize will not be announced or published.

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