This August, Living Foodz, India’s most respected food media brand, will host the first Living Foodz Powerlist Awards to honour the best in the food and hospitality industry. This exclusive, invite-only event will bring together the movers and shakers of the industry—food experts, policy makers and business leaders who are shaping the Indian food and lifestyle landscape. The awards celebrate the contribution of the big players, game changers and trendsetters, as well as acknowledge local heroes who are changing the way we experience food today.
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This August, Living Foodz, India’s most respected food media brand, will host the first Living Foodz Powerlist Awards to honour the best in the food and hospitality industry. This exclusive, invite-only event will bring together the movers and shakers of the industry—food experts, policy makers and business leaders who are shaping the Indian food and lifestyle landscape. The awards celebrate the contribution of the big players, game changers and trendsetters, as well as acknowledge local heroes who are changing the way we experience food today.

And There's More!

The Awards will also recognise critics, bloggers, photographers, entrepreneurs and supporting stars, nominated by a jury comprising influencers and other celebrated names from the food industry. The entire process is being validated by KPMG. There will also be a special category to honour stalwarts that have played a role in supporting, documenting and reviving the food traditions of the country.

Living Foodz India’s Powerlist 2016 - RULES & REGULATIONS

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Definitions

  • Living Foodz India’s Powerlist 2016/ Awards – Living Foodz Awards 2016
  • Awards Management - Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.
  • Advisory Board - Group of illustrious persons /subject matter experts, who are responsible for the larger vision of the awards and who will shortlist top nominees to be presented to the jury in each category.
  • Nominee - Any individual / organization who is selected as a contender for the awards by the Awards Management via research.
  • Jury - A panel of experts from the food industry who will shortlist the winners for certain specific categories.
  • Winner - Any nominee shortlisted by the Jury eligible to be a winner.

Eligibility criteria

Nominees having presence across India.

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Winner selection process for jury choice awards

  • Nominees will be selected based on desktop research.
  • Nominations in each category along with respective eligibility criteria and evaluation parameters will be shared with the Advisory Board for their inputs.
  • KPMG will send the score sheets to the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board will review based on industry knowledge and score each nominee based on pre-determined judging parameters. Each Advisory Board member will independently score the nominees and send the scores directly to KPMG to maintain confidentiality.
  • KPMG will independently tabulate the scores and shortlist 5 top scoring nominees for the jury.
  • Awards Management will perform further research, if required, nominees will be contacted for additional information to compile a brief description of each shortlisted nominee which will be presented to the jury.
  • The jury will discuss and evaluate the shortlist and rank each nominee. The ranks will be converted to scores i.e. rank 1 will be 10 points, rank 2 will get 9, and so on. The entries with the highest score will be determined the winner in each category.

Winner selection process for popular choice awards

  • Nominees will be selected based on desktop research.
  • Nominations in each category along with respective eligibility criteria and evaluation parameters will be shared with the Advisory Board for their inputs.
  • KPMG will send the score sheets to the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board will review based on industry knowledge and score each nominee based on pre-determined judging parameters. Each Advisory Board member will independently score the nominees and send the scores directly to KPMG to maintain confidentiality.
  • KPMG will independently tabulate the scores and shortlist 5 top scoring nominees for public voting.
  • The top 5 nominees will be put up as a Twitter poll. The nominees with the highest number of votes will be determined the winner in each category.

General

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  • All Entries are subject to verification, including without limitation, verification of eligibility through checks as deemed appropriate by the Awards Management and complete compliance with these rules and regulations.
  • Awards Management will have the sole right to disqualify / exclude any Nominee(s), if the same is not in compliance with the rules and regulations herein specified or in compliance of any other applicable laws, regulations, awards, orders, policies etc. restrains the Awards Management from qualifying the entries of the Nominee(s).
  • While all attempts will be made by research to include the most credible Nominees, there may be a possibility of missing some potential Nominee(s) due to the fragmented spread of the food industry in India and hence the Awards Management will not take any accountability of the same.
  • Awards Management accepts no liability for any errors or omissions, whether on behalf of itself or any third Parties.
  • The Nominees represents and declares that the contents represented by it to the Awards Management for the purpose of this Award is owned and possessed by it and that there are no third party claims in respect of the contents in any manner whatsoever.
  • Nominees shall be solely responsible for any consequences which may arise due to any kind of claims in respect of infringement of copyrights and/or intellectual property rights to have been owned and created by any other person / entity, etc. and hereby indemnify the Advisory Board and the Awards Management, its Directors, Officers, Employees, etc. on the happening of such an event (including without limitation cost of Attorney, Legal Charges, etc.) on full indemnity basis.
  • The process is not subject to review by any Nominee or anyone and the Awards Management will not entertain any communication in this regard.
  • Being shortlisted in the Awards does not necessitate winning an Award.
  • The categories of the Awards are specifically mentioned above, and as per the sole discretion of the Awards Management/ Advisory Board, the same may undergo changes.
  • Decision of the Awards Management on all matters is final and binding on all Nominees.
  • Awards Management will seek approval from the Nominees and winners prior to using their name names, nominated and winning content and factual information about their nomination in the public media (for the build-up to the Awards, during the Awards ceremony and after the Awards ceremony) and do not have any right to any revenues earned through intellectual property rights generated by the Awards.
  • The Nominees / Winners agree that the Awards Management will own the rights in respect of the intellectual property rights as will be created during the process of selection of the winners and distribution of the Awards and the Awards Management will have the exclusive rights to exploit the names, information, details, description related to the contents of the Nominees / Winners etc. in any medium of transmission in entirety or editing / altering in the territory of entire world in perpetuity and the Nominee(s) / Winner(s) by itself or through any third party shall not have the right to demand of any kind of consideration for the same.
  • The Awards Management and its associates will not be liable for any claims / disputes made by the Nominees or winners in relation to the Awards.
  • The Awards Management reserves the right to withdraw or amend the terms of the Awards at any time and does not take responsibility for any loss or damage that any person or organization may suffer as a result of their nomination in the Awards, the Awards being withdrawn or its terms amended.
  • The Awards Management cannot and shall not be accountable / liable for any disruptions / stoppages / interruptions or cancellation of the Awards. The Awards Management and its associates cannot be held responsible for matters out of its control and for force majeure reasons.
  • Additions, deletions and/or modifications to these rules are at the discretion of the Awards Management. It may make such additions/deletions and/or modifications, at any time before or after the Awards.
  • All disputes relating to or arising out of the Awards shall be subject to the laws of India, and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of competent jurisdiction at Mumbai, India.
  • The Nominees and winners agree that they shall hold harmless Awards Management and sponsors, their employees, officers, associates or other persons and shall defend them against any loss, claims, demands, costs, damages, judgments, expenses or liability arising out of or in connection with any or all claims that may be brought against the Awards Management by any third party in connection with participation in or winning the Award.
  • If anyone is unclear as to the rules or any element of the Awards or experience difficulties of any kind, they can write in their questions, problems or clarifications to the following address:

Jai Dev Gupta – 71085651, jaidev.gupta@zee.esselgroup.com

The Awards Management shall endeavor to the best of its ability to respond thereto.

  • The language of consideration for the awards is restricted to English, except for the TV host category, wherein Hindi and English are considered.

LFPA Viewer's Choice for Best TV Host Terms and Conditions

  • The name of the award is "Viewers Choice for Best TV Host".
  • The poll will commence on 28th July 2016.
  • There will be a total of 4 nominees.
  • All voters must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Each voter will be allowed to cast their vote only once.
  • Living Entertainment Enterprises Pvt Ltd. has the right to amend the Rules and Terms and Conditions of the Twitter poll at any time without prior notice and/or reason.
  • Living Entertainment Enterprises Pvt Ltd in its sole discretion, shall have final authority to declare the winner of the award.
  • The award winner will be declared during the telecast of the powerlist award capsule on air .

LFPA Viewer's Choice for Best TV Host Terms and Conditions

  • The name of the award is "Viewers Choice for Best TV Host".
  • The poll will commence on 28th July 2016.
  • There will be a total of 4 nominees.
  • All voters must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Each voter will be allowed to cast their vote only once.
  • Living Entertainment Enterprises Pvt Ltd. has the right to amend the Rules and Terms and Conditions of the Twitter poll at any time without prior notice and/or reason.
  • Living Entertainment Enterprises Pvt Ltd in its sole discretion, shall have final authority to declare the winner of the award.
  • The award winner will be declared during the telecast of the Powerlist award capsule on air.

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