Awards - Terms and Conditions

  1. Only member firms of Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) may submit projects or nominations.
  2. In the case of projects submitted, the entry must be the original work or an adaptation of another design system, or it must incorporate proprietary design systems.
  3. The project or relevant stage of the project forming the subject of the submission, where applicable, must have been completed satisfactorily for the beneficial use by the Owner not more than 24 months prior to the due date for submission (5 April 2024). Projects must have been completed between 1 May 2022 and 5 April 2024.
  4. Acknowledgements must be made to the Owner, Contractor and any other design professionals associated with the entry for mention in the Awards Magazine only (see Appendix B). The Awards certificate will only make mention of the consulting engineer and the client.
  5. All JV projects must submit a signed letter of consent from their JV partners. This letter must be sent in with the pre-entry form. Failure to submit this letter with your pre-entry form will result in your entry being disqualified.
  6. All JV partners will be mentioned, and their logos included in the Multimedia presentation and the Awards Magazine unless we are advised to the contrary, in writing. Also, it is the responsibility of the firm submitting the entry to sort out any issues with JV partners.
  7. Content submitted for any award may not be used in more than one category.
  8. The firm submitting the entry must not be involved in or have any knowledge of any possible litigation or allegations of corruption (project/Initiative/person), dispute or claim involving the entry.
  9. Our judging panel is made up of industry leaders with relevant experience, knowledge, and expertise in the engineering industry. As well as the CESA Board and academics.
  10. The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered.
  11. All results will be audited by CESA Auditors.
  12. CESA and the CESA Aon Awards sponsors reserves the right to use any entry or entrant to promote or publicise the Awards. Any reasonable objections to this requirement need to be made in writing to by close of submission deadline.
  13. All entrants should note that no entries will be returned as they will be retained for reference purposes.
  14. Entrants are advised that details of their entry will be published in an industry specific magazine which will be distributed at the Awards Banquet. Members have an opportunity to advertise their firms at their cost.
  15. The information received by the organisers may be submitted in its entirety to the publisher of the industry specific magazine for inclusion in the publication and entrants should be mindful of submitting information that might be regarded as sensitive or confidential as it will be in the public domain. If you do not want the information to be published, DO NOT SUBMIT IT UNLESS IT IS A CRITERIA FOR ADJUDICATION!

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