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Bwa Congress 2019 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


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

The BWA Awards Jury is composed of 3 independent senior professionals representing the real estate and facility management disciplines. They :

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

Plus 3 honorary jury members to be confirmed.

Terms & duration

The President and the vice presidents of the BWA Award

  • Have a 3-year term
  • Are designated by Edouard Cambier, President of the BWA
  • Are assisted by two Vice Presidents
  • Cannot be a Belgian Workspace Association member
  • Will be preparing his succession during the final year of his presidency

The Honorary jury members

Choosen yearly by the President, they are either keynote speaker of the awards or prestigious personalities.

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 BWA Board

Competition categories and eligibility requirements

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;

The categories

  • Best real estate as a service
  • Best innovation
  • Best community & animation
  • Best interior design


  • Coworking spaces below 500 m2.
  • Coworking spaces 500 m2 and above.

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.


Part I: The public

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

Part II: The jury

All applications from candidates to an Award will be considered by the 3 jury members & 3 honorary 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;

The voting results from the public represent 40% of total points & the Jury represent 60% 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.