2018 Wave Awards - Terms & Conditions of Entry

Thank you for entering the 2018 Wave Awards.

This document is our ‘terms and conditions’, and you will be required to adhere to the following as conditions of entry.

As with any fair competition, if you don’t comply with these terms, we have the right to disqualify you or declare your entry ineligible so it’s important to take note of these terms.

As part of your participation we collect information relating to you and your business or organisation, including your responses to the entry forms.

We may share this information with our related entities, Sponsors or other third party service providers engaged to help us with the Awards, and may continue to do so, even after you have participated in the Awards.

By participating you consent to 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, our related entities and our Sponsors.

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 contact the 8point8 team - admin@eightpointeight.com.au

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.

In order to enter the Awards, the business / organisation must:

  • Reside in Australia outside a capital city;
  • Have an ABN;
  • Be Australian owned, with the owners or founders responsible for making the key management decisions in Australia;


A small business is defined as a business or organisation with less than 20 employees.

Entries must be submitted by 12.00pm AEDT Friday 13th July 2018. You must complete the form and anything you include in your entry form must be true and correct.

What we expect from you

Please ensure that a member of your organisation eg. business owners, founders or officers are available to attend the Award ceremony on Wednesday 22nd August, 2018.

When attending any events related to the Awards, if requested, you or your representative must verbally endorse us or the relevant sponsor for the event. If you’re a finalist or a winner we’ll need the business owners, officers or founders to be available for promotional appearances for us or our Sponsors. We’ll give you at least seven calendar days’ notice of the time, date and location each time you’re required.

You agree that we may use your logo, business identity, details about your business or personal identity in any way in any material which promotes the Awards or the products or services of us or our Sponsors. You agree to allow us and the Sponsors 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 or our Sponsors. You will 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.

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 we are unable to provide a winner with a prize (or part of a prize), we will supply an alternative prize (or part of a prize) of similar monetary value. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and are not redeemable for cash. If a prize has not been claimed it will be distributed at our absolute discretion.