Best of Health Show 2017

Terms & Conditions

  1. By submitting your entry to the Best of Health Show 2017 (the “BoH Competition”), you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
  2. Entry instructions form part of these Terms and Conditions. Entries submitted without the requisite fee, with incomplete information, or found to contain invalid information, shall be deemed invalid entries.
  3. The BoH Competition is open to any entity primarily responsible for the creation of the work that is the subject of the entry. This includes brands and agencies. Entrants may be based anywhere worldwide.
  4. The subject of any entry need not be in the English language. However, if this is the case then a sufficient English translation must be provided with the entry.
  5. There is no limit to the number of entries that entrants can submit.
  6. The BoH Competition is open for entries from 0930 hours BST on 29thJune 2017 (“Start Date”).
  7. An entry fee, as listed in the 2017 BoH Entry Pack, is required in order to enter the BoH Competition. Fees vary by date of entry (with the additional fee representing an additional administration charge for processing later entries), category of entry and IPA member status. Payment of fees can be made using any of the following methods: invoice and bank transfer OR Credit Card (using Pay Now – SAGEPAY).
  8. No entries received after 1700 hours BST on 25thAugust 2017 (the “Closing Date”) will be accepted for entry. Entries submitted without fees fully cleared prior to the end of the Closing Date will be deemed invalid entries.
  9. Entries must have been commercially published on behalf of a client between 1st August 2016 and 25thAugust 2017. Unpublished work is not eligible for entry.
  10. Enter the competition online by creating an online account and submitting the online entry form together with the required media attachments, as listed in the 2017 BoH Entry Pack, by the closing date.
  11. The Promoter will not accept responsibility for competition entries that are lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed, regardless of cause, for example, as a result of equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems computer hardware or software failure of any kind.
  12. The IPA reserves the right to request a corresponding media schedule in order to confirm eligibility of any particular entry.
  13. Entry fees are non-refundable under any circumstances.
  14. Submitted materials become the property of the IPA, may be disposed of and will not be returned. The Promoter does not claim ownership of any intellectual property rights in your competition entry.
  15. The winners of the 2017 BoH Competition will be announced on the awards night, to take place in November 2017.
  16. All winners will be awarded either bronze, silver or gold stature, with trophies awarded to selected best of show entries.
  17. Submitted entries are judged on their creative standard. The judges' decision is final and no correspondence shall be entered into. For details of the judging panel, please see our website
  18. The Promoter’s decision in all matters relating to the BoH Competition is final and binding and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.
  19. By entering the competition, entrants grant the IPA a non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide licence to reproduce the submitted work for any purpose, including (without limitation) publishing and exhibiting electronically and in print format, in order to promote the Best of Health Awards Show and/or the IPA. Entrants warrant that they have the right to grant such a licence, and where necessary have sought the permission of relevant third party rights holders, including any brand that is the subject of an entry.
  20. Personal data provided by entrants must be accurate and will be used to inform winners, for an Awards Show supplement, certificates and other related promotions and prizes.
  21. If you are the winner of the competition, you agree that the Promoter may use your name and image to announce the winner of this competition and for any reasonable and related promotional purposes.
  22. By entering the competition, you agree that any personal information provided by you with the competition entry may be held and used only by the Promoter or its agents and suppliers to administer the competition.
  23. Entrants must not submit any work that has been subject to an upheld ASA adjudication, (or an upheld adjudication from any equivalent body, in any territory, including the MRHA, PAGB or ABPI).
  24. The IPA reserves the right to refuse to accept or to disqualify any entry which, in its sole discretion, is, or is likely to be, in any way illegal.
  25. Entrants warrant that they have the right from any relevant third parties (including any clients and third party contributors) to submit the work to the Promoter for the purposes set out in these terms and conditions; and any material submitted is not obscene, offensive, defamatory of any person or otherwise illegal (including without limitation, material included in any fly posting) and does not infringe the rights of any third party.
  26. Entrants will indemnify the Promoter against all liabilities, costs, expenses, damages and losses (including any direct, indirect or consequential losses, loss of profit, loss of reputation and all interest, penalties and legal and other reasonable professional costs and expenses) suffered or incurred by us arising out of or in connection with any breach of the warranties in clause 25 above.
  27. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the competition.
  28. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel, amend, terminate or temporarily suspend the BoH Competition at any time with no liability to any entrant or any third party.
  29. These Terms and Conditions shall be shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the law of England and Wales and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with this agreement or its subject matter.
  30. The Promoter is the The Institute of Practitioners In Advertising (IPA), a corporation incorporated by Royal Charter (with registered number RC000884), whose principal office is at 44 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8QS.