ENTRY CATEGORIES, GUIDELINES & RULES OF ENTRY

1. Restaurant of the Year

This award will recognise the restaurant that can demonstrate excellence in their field. Consideration will be given to great service, excellent food, demonstration of using local suppliers, originality in menu planning and consistency. Entrants should have a track record of a first-class experience and should list any other awards or notable accomplishments.

2. Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year

This award will recognise an establishment that offers an excellent causal dining experience, that welcomes both families and customers with creativity, consistency and genuine Jersey hospitality. Consideration will be given to originality, quality of food, atmosphere and use of local suppliers.

3. Wine List of the Year

This award recognizes the restaurant / establishment that prides itself on its wine selection. An interesting array of wines will be on offer to cater for a wide range of wine lovers and will be appropriate for the type of cuisine served. There should be a well-chosen selection from quality producers that provides a thematic match to the menu in terms of both price and style.

4. Island Bar of the Year

This award recognizes the bar that caters for the Jersey community. A bar that is continually pushing the boundaries and latest trends in beverage and atmosphere. Their drinks menu will cater for a wide variety of tastes and their stylish interior will reflect a contemporary feel that reflects the current trends and caters for the Jersey customer.

5. High Street / Online Retailer of the Year

This award will recognise the endeavours of a high street or online retailer who has led the way in bringing new product, innovative retail concept or designers/brands to their business. The business should be based in Jersey but can be operating around the world. Consideration will be given to overall retail proportion, merchandising, marketing and brand image. Retailer can be part of a large group or brand.

6. Independent Retailer of the Year

This award will recognise the endeavours of an independent high street retailer who has led the way in bringing new product, innovative retail concept and a strong brand image to Jersey. Consideration will be given to overall retail proposition, merchandising, marketing and brand image. Online retailers are also included in this category.

7. Visitor Attraction of the Year (Theme parks, zoo's, historic houses, heritage centres and castles)

This award will recognise an outstanding visitor attraction that targets day visitors, tourists and local residents. Consideration will be given to visitor experience, customer service and marketing.

8. Cultural Attraction of the Year (Theatre, Arts & Entertainment)

This award will recognise the leading cultural destination in Jersey. From museums, galleries, theatre, opera, ballet, live music events and unique cultural experiences. Consideration will be given to customer experience, excellence in management, marketing and visitor numbers.

9. Hotel of the Year

This award will recognise a truly outstanding hotel experience. The applicant must demonstrate excellence across every department and across every aspect of the business. This award applies to a full-service hotel. That is a hotel that offers a minimum service of a reception, bar, dinner and breakfast.

10. Boutique Hotel / Small Hotel of the Year

This award will recognise a truly outstanding boutique or small hotel. The applicant must demonstrate excellence across every aspect of the business and highlight what makes this small hotel unique and original. For example, Boutique Hotels, B&B, Guest House, Room Only accommodation and Town House's should apply in this category.

11. Active & Sports Experience of the Year

This award will recognise an active and or sports experience business that can demonstrate that they have gone the extra mile to deliver an outstanding and innovative active and sporting experience e.g. surf schools, coasteering, climbing, kite surfing, sailing and boating experiences.

12. Spa / Wellbeing / Health Brand of the Year

This award will recognise a spa, wellbeingor health brand in Jersey. The business must demonstrate excellence in their field, superior treatments/service, attention to detail and brand proposition. From out of town havens to urban beauty boutiques and gyms, we are looking for wellness brands that raise the bar in the business of health, wellbeing and fitness.

13. Tastemaker of the Year (Band, Musician, Painter, Sculptor, Photographer or Creative)

This award will recognise the work of an individual, band/group, artist or creative who has demonstrated an outstanding contribution to their art from in the last 12 months. They must demonstrate commercial and critical success in their discipline and must be based in Jersey but can be working nationally or internationally.

14. Corporate Philanthropy

This award will recognise the company whose charitable / philanthropic endeavours have made a lasting impression in Jersey in the last 12 months. We are looking for companies who have a defined cause related marketing campaign and whose ambition is to give back to the island in the form of supporting local and community projects. Please outline the nature of the project and what you have done to fulfil your objectives.

TERMS

  • No entry will be considered unless the entry fee has been paid in full by 17:00 GMT on Friday 3RD May 2019. If invoice is requested the fee must be paid 7 days from deadline date.
  • All entries must be submitted via the online entry platform and cannot be submitted in hard copy.
  • All criteria must be covered within the 1,000-word submission; they should not be covered within the supporting document.
  • Entry submissions that exceed 1,000 words may be disqualified.
  • We will not publish your submission online as a case study. Confidential information can be removed from the entry after shortlisting, but you must provide revised copy to replace it.
  • Images uploaded at the time of entry will be used at the Awards ceremony if you are shortlisted and may also be used as marketing collateral on our social media and shared with our media partners in radio and local press.
  • Your information will be shared with our media partners to contact you solely for the purpose of promoting your nomination or win at the awards event. By entering these awards you consent to this contact by our media partners. Should you wish to opt out of sharing your data with our media partners, then you would be able to do so by cancelling your tickets, revoking your entry and not attending the gala awards ceremony.
  • There is no discount for submitting more than one entry.
  • The decision of the judges is final for the shortlist. The shortlist is decided by an online public vote. The public voting will close on 7th June 2019.
  • Entrants associated with a JSA 2019 judge may still enter the Awards, but the judge concerned will not take part in the judging process for the categories involved.
  • Entrants must have the written permission from any third party who has been involved in the entry, or with whom they have worked on the project, prior to its submission in these Awards.
  • We are not obliged to respond to or investigate any allegations about entries. If you wish to make a formal complaint about an entry or entrant, it must be supported by prima facie evidence and the Chairs of Judges will rule on whether the complaint is valid. Where a complaint is found to be valid, an investigation will require detailed documentation from all parties concerned, including the complainant. The Chairs of Judges will make a final ruling on the complaint. Formal complaints should be put in writing and sent to Dr Tessa Hartmann CBE.
  • In the event of disqualification, entrants will not be notified.
  • It is the entrant's responsibility to ensure the correct text and documents are uploaded within the entry and that the entry is submitted for the correct category.
  • At the time and date of entry, entrants agree that the information supplied is truthful and accurate.
  • Once you have submitted your entry as final, you are required to pay the full entry fee.
  • No refunds will be made under any circumstances.
  • For all other enquiries please contact Karen Gillies E. karen@hartmannmedia.co.uk
  • For further information please see our AWARDS & EVENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

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