General guidelines

  1. The organizer of the awards is Investors’ Forum association (hereinafter referred to as the Investors’ Forum”).
  2. Awards are given in the following categories: Company of the Century, Investor of the Year, Best Decision for Business Climate Improvement, Responsible Business, Public Servant of the Year, Best Business Journalist and Economics Teacher of the Year.
  3. The winner of each category will be announced and awarded on 13th of April, 2018 at the official award ceremony.
  4. Only members of the Investors’ Forum vote for all nominations except from the Company of the Century award and Economics teacher Award. Nominees which have received the highest number of votes in each category are presented to the Board of Investors Forum (hereinafter – the Commission), which then selects the winners.
  5. The winner of the Company of the Century is determined by the joint voice of the Commission and society.

Nominations

  1. Nominees for awards can be submitted by all natural and legal persons operating in the territory of the Republic of Lithuania by filling in the application form on www.investorsforum.lt in English or Lithuanian.
  2. Application to the categories of Company of the Century, Investor of the Year, Best Decision for Business Climate Improvement, Responsible Business, Public Servant of the Year, Best Business Journalist and Economics Teacher can be submitted by March 16th, 2018.
  3. Nominations for the Company of the Century can be submitted by the 4th of March, 2018
  4. Companies may be nominated into more than one category.

Investor of the Year, Best Decision for Business Climate Improvement, Responsible Business, Public Servant of the Year, Best Business Journalist and Economics Teacher of the Year nominations: voting and announcement of winners

  1. Voting for Investor of the Year, Best Decision for Business Climate Improvement, Responsible Business, Public Servant of the Year, Best Business Journalist and Economics Teacher of the Year is limited to the members of the Investors’ Forum only.
  2. In these nominations one member has one vote. Voting takes place from the 19th to the 25th of March, 2018.
  3. The final winners in each category are selected by the Commission from the ones which have received the most votes in each category.
  4. Only fully completed applications are assessed. If the application is filled in incompletely or is incorrectly, the organizer reserves the right to request a review of the application from the participant. If the application after the warning is not reviewed, the organizer reserves the right to dismiss it.

 Company of the Century: voting and announcement of winners

  1. Company of the Century is elected by the public (50% of the final vote) and by the Commission (50% of the final vote).
  2. Based on expert assessment and submitted applications, the commission nominates up to ten companies to become the Company of the Century. The list of these nominees is then submitted to the public vote.
  3. The public vote takes place between the 12th of March and the 1st of April, 2018.
  4. If the organizer detects violations during voting (for example, more votes than one IP address than the work / residence of users in that building), it reserves the right to recalculate votes and cancel suspicious votes.
  5. The Commission then ranks the nominees from highest to lowest. The first out of five nominees which then receive 30 percent, 25 percent, 20 percent, 15 percent and 10 percent the Commission’s votes. If a member of the Commission belongs to one of the nominated companies, he must withdraw from the vote.
  6. Only fully completed applications are assessed. If the application is filled in incompletely or is incorrectly, the organizer reserves the right to request a review of the application from the participant. If the application after the warning is not reviewed, the organizer reserves the right to dismiss it.

Other terms and conditions

  1. The organizers reserve the right to modify the guidelines of the awards by giving notice to the nominees (natural or legal persons) 5 business days in advance.
  2. Persons nominating companies or people under these guidelines acknowledge, accept and agree to these guidelines.
  3. Participants of the awards, by submitting contact details, agree that the organizer will use and process the participants’ data for the awards or for other marketing purposes.

Members of "Investors’ Forum"

"Investors' Forum" association has 56 members.
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