FAQ

When is the closing date for this year's awards?

The closing date is 30 September 2016.

Do I have to pay to enter?

No, entry is free. Any member of the project team may submit an entry using the appropriate form. The declaration of compliance with the award requirements must be completed by the entrant.

Entrants should ensure that all parties have been informed of the entry and permissions granted prior to submitting the entry.

Can I enter more than one category?

Yes, but each entry must be submitted separately in its own file and have its own entry form. Any solution submitted must have been installed within a period extending from 1 January 2015 – 30 June 2016.

What should I include with my entry?

All entrants will be bound by the decision of the judges, whose discretion to make or withhold any award is absolute. No discussion or correspondence regarding their decision will be entered into. The judges’ decision is final. A shortlist of projects will be announced prior to the awards ceremony taking place and the project teams notified directly.

Who will judge the competition?

A panel of judges who are leading representatives of Architecture, Building Services and Clients will join Panasonic in assessing the entries.

The judging panel will select award winners after assessing the criteria:

  • Answering the client's brief
  • Efficiencies achieved
  • Skill and workmanship
  • Technical innovation

What terms and conditions should I be aware of?

All entrants will be bound by the decision of the judges, whose discretion to make or withhold any award is absolute. No discussion or correspondence regarding their decision will be entered into. The judges decision is final. There is no recourse to courts or any other kind of legal appeal. A shortlist of projects will be announced prior to the awards ceremony taking place and the project teams notified directly. The results of the Panasonic PRO Awards will be announced in Autumn / Winter 2016/17.

We reserve the right to publish the projects, photographs, drawings etc submitted as part of the entries in order to publicise the award-winning projects in relation to the Panasonic PRO Awards.

What do we win if my project is successful?

Qualifying projects will receive a Panasonic Lumix camera and the winners chosen for each of the categories will be awarded one place on the special trip organised for a week to Panasonic Japan – for more details see the PRIZES page.