Bwa Congress 2018 Rules


The Belgian Workspace Association Awards are rewards awarded by the Belgian Workspace Association (BWA) to their members for outstanding achievements in the field of workspace development. http://www.belgianworkspaceassociation.be

Procedure of application and voting

Jury

The Belgian Workspace Association Awards Jury is composed of 3 senior professionals representing the real estate and facility management disciplines:

Anouk van Oordt – Out Of Office: President of the BWA Award

Martin Roerholt – Matchoffice: Vice President of the BWA Award

Paul Stasse – aCMG: Vice President of the BWA Award

Terms & duration

The President of the BWA Award

  • Has a 3-year term
  • Is designated by Edouard Cambier, President of the BWA
  • Is assisted by two Vice Presidents and Astrid Beauduin from Out Of Office
  • Cannot be a Belgian Workspace Association member
  • Will be preparing his succession during the final year of his presidency

The Jury of the BWA Award

  • Serve in their personal capacity and do not represent neither their company nor the sector in which they are active
  • Their nominations and terms are approved by the Belgian Workspace Association Board

The organization

The organization of the Jury falls within the responsibility of the BWA, chaired by its President, and by the BWA Board Members who duly paid their membership fee.

Their task is to award in an objective and professional manner 4 BWA Awards to the 4 best applications in following fields;

  1. Best mobility service solution
  2. Best innovation
  3. Best community & animation
  4. Best interior design

All Award Candidates will submit their application at the moment they sign up for the event itself.

The jury will base their allocation of points on the analysis of the Award Candidate’s website and/or by visiting the Award Candidate’s business center.

Members having several locations/ business centers in their portfolio may apply for only one location per category, each of them being different.

Only those applicants which are up-to-date with their membership fee of the BWA are eligible of taking part in the Awards competition.

Scoring

Part I: The public

Before the event each member or tenant shall vote on the BWA Award page for one winner per category

  1. Best Mobility Service Solution
  2. Best innovation
  3. Best community & animation
  4. Best interior design

Part II: The jury

All applications from candidates to an Award will be considered by the 3 jury members who will allocate their scores to the applicants. Their vote is confidential, and the vote of the President of the Jury will prevail in case no candidate achieves a majority In each of the following Awards;

  1. Best Mobility Service Solution
  2. Best innovation
  3. Best community & animation
  4. Best interior design

The voting results from the public represent 50% of total points & the Jury represent 50% of total points and will be published at the Award Ceremony.

The Jury is sovereign and will not have to account for their choice. The Jury member who has had a business relationship of any kind with an Award candidate will restrain from taking part in the voting.

Award ceremony

After Phase I and II, the Jury members will gather to establish the average of points (Public and Jury) for each candidate. Based on information collected, they will decide which applications are awarded with an Award.

In case of ex-æquo, each winner will receive an Award.