Award Entry Terms & Conditions

Thank you for your interest in participating in the 2019 Tourism Innovators Conference Awards.

This document is our ‘terms and conditions’ and if you want to participate in the awards program, you’ll need to adhere to the details we’ve outlined for you below.

It is important you comply with these terms and conditions, otherwise we reserve the right to disqualify your or declare your entry ineligible.

The 2019 Tourism Innovators Conference and Awards are hosted by NewBook Pty Ltd. NewBook shall be referred to as the “us” and “the Organiser”. NewBook’s privacy policy will apply for your involvement in the Awards. The privacy policy can be found here: By participating you consent those with access to your information to use it to administer the Awards, send you marketing, invite you to be part of our initiatives including case studies, polls/surveys and to improve any products and services of ours. Questions stating that they will remain confidential will remain in confidence of the NewBook judging panel and will not be distributed to third parties.

If you would like to access or correct the personal information that we hold about you, or wish to withdraw your consent to receive Awards material, please call the NewBook team on 07 5655 4600. Any reference to ‘you’ or ‘your’ includes you in your personal capacity, as a representative of the business, as well as the business being entered into the Awards.

To enter the Awards, the business needs to:

  1. Must be a registered business with a current ABN/Tax ID;
  2. Be in operation for at least 12 months as of 30th of April 2019;
  3. Submit an individual property application;
  4. All information provided in each application must be true to the best of your knowledge. Proof may be requested at any time during the judging process.
  5. Must attend the 2019 Tourism Innovators Conference;
  6. Winners must provide us with a valid tax invoice for the winnings amount. Invoice must include the name of the prize.

That’s a lot to take in, we know! Please make sure you read those conditions carefully as we take the integrity of our Awards program seriously. We’re proud of the Awards program and all of our Alumni. If we think you are doing anything to bring the program into disrepute we may have to disqualify you.

Entries must be submitted 5pm AEST by 30th of May 2019. All information you include in your entry form must be true and correct.

What we expect from you
You’ll need to make sure that at least one representative from your organisation attends the 2019 Tourism Innovators Conference.

You agree that we may use your logo, business identity, details about your business (excluding confidential information) in any way in any material which promotes the Awards or the products or services of us. You agree to allow us to contact you to provide comments about the Awards and to take photos or video footage of you, your business and your representative(s), and use any of the material collected as part of your participation. If we do use any of the materials listed above, you grant us a royalty free, perpetual and irrevocable licence to use the materials for promotional purposes.

Intellectual property
All intellectual property rights related to the Awards, including the information and data we collect, belong to us. You’ll still own any intellectual property rights you already owned prior to entering the Awards. You also assign, including by way of a present assignment, and assignment of all rights that may arise in the future, all intellectual property rights related to any and all materials that arise in relation to your participation in the Awards.

Prizes and Judging
There is no element of chance in determining the winners, they will be based on their written submission displaying the criteria required. Our judging panel includes NewBook Management and senior NewBook personnel. The judges’ decision will be final and no further correspondence shall be entered into.

Prize Conditions
You are only eligible to win one prize. We reserve the right to withdraw a prize if there are no eligible entrants to receive that prize.

By accepting a prize, you agree to participate in and co-operate as required with all reasonable marketing activities relating to the prize including but not limited to being interviewed and photographed. We reserve the right to use your comments, image and name for advertising and publicity purposes in any media in perpetuity without compensation.

We reserve the right, at any time, and in our sole discretion to (a) request entrants to provide proof of identity and/or proof of valid entry (b) disqualify any entrant who we have reason to believe has breached any of these conditions or engaged in any unlawful or other improper conduct or any conduct calculated to jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the promotion.

Entries are accepted at the time of receipt by us. We will not be held liable for any entries not received for any reason during the promotion period or after the closing date and time of 5pm AEST, 30th of May 2019. No extensions to this time period will be granted.

We are not liable for any prize that may be lost, stolen, forged, damaged or tampered with in any way after it leaves our possession.

If for any reason, we are not able to conduct the promotion as planned, including due to tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, any technical difficulties or any other causes beyond our control, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this promotion, we reserve the right in our sole discretion to take any action that may be available.

To the extent permitted by law, we are not liable for any loss (including indirect and consequential loss) or damage or personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the promotion including the supply of goods or services by any person to the prize winners, and where applicable to any persons accompanying the prize winners. We accept no responsibility for any tax liabilities that may arise from winning the prize.

The Fine Print
To the extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any loss or damage or personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the Awards. You will indemnify us and our officers, employees or agents against any loss or liability from any claim or action that arises as a result of a breach of these terms by you, or your use of the materials or information supplied by you under these Terms. You irrevocably and unconditionally consent to all acts being done that would otherwise breach your Moral Rights.
If a prize has not been claimed, it will be distributed at our absolute discretion.