Title Project of the Year 2018
Entry guidelines

This award is open to any company or organisation involved in planning and delivering an airport access project - it can be a construction, new technology, service innovation or improving customer experience. The project can still be ongoing. Joint entries from several organisations are welcome.

Eligibility: All services that are in operation and projects that have begun, been implemented or completed between October 2017 and October 2018.

Entries should be supported with evidence of analysis and planning. This may include, recorded business results, innovations, new technology, new work practices, training programmes, communication strategies, or customer feedback. Appropriate measurement for before and after the project to demonstrate the success achieved is essential.

Companies may enter as many categories as they wish.

Photographs, leaflets, samples, AV material, media cuttings or company documents may be submitted to support entries if appropriate.

Each submission must include a 200-word summary of your entry, a high resolution logo and 2-4 images of reproduction quality for use in the airrail NEWS and any other promotional material. 

Criteria

The judges will look for excellence in the following areas:

Judging Criteria

Multimodal ground transport integration with airport
Vision and longevity of the project
Innovation and use of modern technologies
Commitment to environment and sustainability
Benefits to the community
Business and financial benefits to the company
Preparation of the entry

Questions

1. Describe the main challenges and circumstances why this project was needed.

2. Describe the main project idea and how it has addressed those challenges.

  • Were there any new initiatives in environmental commitment, customer experience or new technologies used?

3. Describe how the progress of the project was measured against the key goals?

  • How was the project communicated to the employees and the community?

4. What were the positive outcomes recorded?

5. Were the project goals met?

6. What if any, negative aspects occurred and how are these being dealt with?

7. Summary of the entry (this summary will appear in finalists presentations). Please use the criteria to ensure you have completely fulfilled the judge’s requirements (200 words).

Year 2018
Opening Date 2018-06-01 (midday GMT)
Closing Date 2018-11-10 (midday GMT)
Rules of entry
  1. Each required entry question must be answered in full but not exceed the character limit.
  2. Each entry must contain full resolution logo and 2-3 pictures for public use.
  3. Each entry must contain 200 word summary for public use. The summary should contain main points and fact from the entry form.
  4. Entries must contain true facts and accurate information.
  5. Entries must be submitted via online entry form.
  6. If these rules will not be followed, entries will not qualify for the Stage 2.
Entry and judging procedure

There is no fee to submit an entry online, or qualify for the next stage. 

The entries should be submitted via online form. 

The judging will be based on the written entry form.

The Global AirRail Awards 2018 entry submission and judging will be executed in four stages:

Stage 1  Entry Submission  Companies and individuals will be invited to submit their nominations for specific Global AirRail Awards categories.
Stage 2  Long List  Submitted entries will be verified and checked for accuracy. Only fully filled entries with all the appropriate documentation will be moved to Stage 2.
Stage 3  Short List  Panel of Judges will evaluate and rate each entry in the long-list to select 3-5 finalists for each category. Judges will score each question using the criteria specified with each category. 
Stage 4  Winners  Winners will be announced during the Global AirRail 2018 Awards ceremony. All finalists must be present at the ceremony in order to be eligable to the award.  

The Judges decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into before or after the judging.

Air Rail News Ltd. is not liable for any costs incurred by applicants during their judging process.

Please call +44 (0) 208 339 6124 or contact us at awards@globalairrail.com if you have any questions.