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Conditions of participation for the ‘Opus Award’

1. Organiser

The organiser of the ‘Opus Award’ within the framework of Prolight + Sound is Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, D-60327 Frankfurt am Main, tel. +49 69 7575–0 hereinafter called Messe Frankfurt.

The awards are given with the support of the Professional Lighting & Sound Association of Germany (VPLT - Der Verband für Medien- und Veranstaltungstechnik e.V.) and the European Association of Event Centers (Europäischer Verband der Veranstaltungs-Centren - EVVC).

2. Participation

Individuals or projects can enter themselves or nominate others for the awards. To this end, the projects of the individuals, agencies, companies or media must be submitted.

The entrant affirms that he / she is the originator of the entry concerned or has been authorised by the originator to enter it. He / she guarantees that the originator has been named correctly.

All individuals aged 18 or over as well as projects are entitled to enter. Minors require the consent of a parent or guardian to enter. Employees of the Messe Frankfurt Group and their dependents are excluded from participation.

The deadline for receipt of entries is 24.00 hrs on 01 October 2021. Entries received after this time cannot be included.

3. The following documents are part of the entry:

• The completed online entry form

• Upload of photographs / video of the entry

Incomplete entries cannot be taken into account. Please note that no entries will be returned and that there is no obligation for the organiser to store them.

4. Selection

A jury will select the winners of the ‘Opus Award’ in the appropriate categories from all entries that reach Messe Frankfurt by 24.00 hrs on 01 October 2021.

The jury will be appointed by an independent board of trustees and consist of members of the associations mentioned above. The selection will pay particular attention to criteria such as innovation, information, entertainment and creativity.

5. Winners

The winners will be notified in writing at the beginning of March 2022 at the latest.

The ‘Opus Award’ will be presented to the winners during Prolight + Sound.

6. Rights of use

Each entrant consents to his or her entry being used for advertising and / or publication purposes. Therefore, all rights to texts and images must be free from third-party rights.

The advertising purposes include, in particular, the name of the entrant together with his / her product as an illustration on the internet, e.g., on the event website of Prolight + Sound and in our social-media channels.

7. Legal recourse

By entering, the entrant acknowledges these conditions of participation and the decisions of the jury with no recourse to courts of law.

German law applies.

Conditions of participation:

Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH will only use the information supplied here to determine, name and inform the winners of this competition. This also means we will publish the first name and surname of the participants, especially on the event website of Prolight + Sound and in our social-media channels (e.g., Facebook).

I hereby accept the general conditions of participation of the Opus Award (as per 07/2021).