June 27 is World SME Day, aka Small & Medium Enterprise Day.
We know how hard youíve been slogging away at your business, not just today, but every day.
Which is why News Corp Australia publications and News Xtend have buddied up to reward you with the ultimate print and digital advertising package.
How to enter:
In 25 words or less below, tell us how your business would benefit from winning a $26k advertising package
Go in the draw, good luck and happy World SME Day!
Terms & Conditions:
The Promoter is News Pty Limited (ABN: 47 007 871 178) of 2 Holt Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010. Telephone number 9288 3000.
Information on how to enter and prizes forms part of the terms of entry. Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.
To the extent of any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any other reference to this competition, these Terms and Conditions prevail.
Who can enter
Entry is open to all operators of a small to medium sized businesses up to 250 employees that are residents of Australia over the age of 18 except employees and immediate families of the Promoter and their associated companies and agencies and participating outlets Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, defacto spouse, child or step child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step parent, grandparent, step grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step brother, step sister or 1st cousin.
For the sake of clarification only, an eligible entity may include, without limitation, agencies which perform activities on behalf of other businesses (such as media and marketing agencies) and franchisees, provided in each case they meet the requirements set out above.
An eligible operator of a business is one which satisfies each of the following criteria it must be an entity which is:
(i) a private or public company;(ii) a sole trader; or
(iii) an incorporated or unincorporated partnership;
but not any entity which is government managed or government owned or which is a statutory body, and
(b) if a partnership, the partners must comply with the above criteria; and
(c) if a sole trader, then the sole trader is not, and if an entity, then the entity does not have as an officer or senior employee, any person who is an immediate family member of an employee of the Promoter. Immediate family includes the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de facto spouse, child or step child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step parent, grandparent, step grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, stepbrother, stepsister or first cousin.
The Promoter reserves the right to request winners to provide proof of identity, proof of residency at the nominated prize delivery address and/or proof of entry validity or proof of registration ownership in order to claim a prize. Proof of identification, residency and entry considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.
When to enter
The competition commences on Monday June 10 2019 at 9:00am AEST and concludes on Friday June 21 2019 at 11:55pm AEST. Entries must be received by the Promoter prior to the competition close date and time.
The time of entry will in each case be the time the online entry is received by the Promoterís database, not at the time of transmission by the entrant.
The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any late, lost or misdirected entries including SMS messages not received by the Promoter or delays in the delivery of the SMS message due to technical disruptions, network congestion or for any other reason. SMS entries via the internet or computer generation and not attributable to a valid mobile phone account is invalid and will not be accepted.
How to enter
Entrants may enter the competition by:
[ONLINE] by logging onto newsxtend.com.au/worldsmeday and registering their details including (but not limited to) full name, address, post code, telephone number, e-mail address, code-word / subscription number (if required) and answer in 25 words or less to the question ďhow would your business would benefit from a $26k advertising package?Ē to complete their entry. The cost of accessing the promotional website will be dependent on the entrantís individual Internet Service Provider. The most inspiring answer will win.
Entrants are required to take full responsibility for the content of their entry and for ensuring that their entry complies with these terms and conditions. For the purposes of these content requirements, ďentry contentĒ includes any content (including text, photos, videos and email messages) that entrants submit, upload, transmit, publish, communicate or use in connection with their entry into the Promotion. Entries must be the entrantís original work. The Promoter reserves the right to verify, or to require the entrant to verify, that the entry is the entrantís original work. If an entry cannot be verified to the Promoterís satisfaction, the entry will be deemed invalid.
The Promoter may, in its absolute discretion, edit, modify, delete, remove or take-down any part of an entrantís entry. An entrantís entry must not include:
any image or voice of any other person without that personís express consent. Entrants warrant that if any such content is included, they have obtained the express consent of the relevant person;
any content that contravenes any law, infringes the rights of any person or is potentially insulting, inflammatory, defamatory, obscene, offensive, discriminatory, indecent or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate (which includes, without limitation, any content involving nudity, malice, excessive violence or swearing); and
any literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work, any audio-visual or sound recording, or any other item in which copyright subsists, unless the entrant is entitled to do so. If an entrant has any doubts about whether they have the right to include any content (for example, recorded music) they must not include it. By including any such content in their entry, the entrant warrants that they have the permission of the relevant copyright owner to do so and that this permission allows the Promoter to use the entry in accordance with these terms and conditions.
The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify a winner if Promoter becomes aware that the winner and/or the winnerís entry is of a type described in this clause.
Any entry that is made on behalf of an entrant by a third party will be invalid.
The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process, who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these terms and conditions or who has, in the opinion of Promoter, engaged in conduct in entering the Promotion which is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the Promotion and/or Promoter. This includes, but not limited, to entrants and households using multiple email addresses, postal addresses, PO Box addresses or SIM cards to register single or multiple purchases.
Number of Entries permitted
ONE PRIZE PER PERSON PER REGION Ė Only one entry per person. Only one prize will be awarded per person per region, regions include Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sydney.
Determination and Notification of winner
The winner will be the valid entry submitted in accordance with these terms and conditions that is judged by the News Corp Australia marketing team to be the most inspiring answer at 9:00am AEST on Tuesday June 25 2019 at 2 Holt Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010
This competition is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winner.
If any particular determination is scheduled on a public holiday, the determination will be take place on the following business day.
The Promoterís decision is final and the Promoter will not enter into correspondence regarding the competition result or any other decisions the Promoter makes in connection with the Promotion.
The winners will be notified by telephone or email within two days of being determined. Winners of prizes will be published on newsxtend.com.au/worldsmeday on Thursday June 27 2019
Prizes will be awarded to person named in the entry. However, in a dispute, will be awarded to the account holder of the entry mechanism used to submit their entry (i.e. mobile phone account holder or land line account holder).
Should an entrantís contact details change during the promotional period, it is the entrantís responsibility to notify the Promoter. A request to access or modify any information provided in an entry should be directed to the Promoter.
UNCLAIMED PRIZES Ė If the winner has not claimed the prize by Friday July 5 2019 then he or she will forfeit the prize and the prize will be awarded to the valid entry submitted in accordance with these terms and conditions that is judged by the News Corp Australia marketing team to be the next most inspiring answer at 9:00am AEST on Monday July 9 2019 at 2 Holt Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010. The winner of the unclaimed prize will be notified by telephone or email within two days of the date on which they are judged to be the unclaimed prize winner.
Prize on offer
Total prize pool per region value is up to $26,000 (totalling $104,000 including GST) as at April 16 2019. One per region (Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sydney) winner will receive:
$26,000 in advertising and advertorial support
Business profile in your local paper as to individual publications discretion
Unless otherwise expressly stated, prize values are based upon the recommended retail prices at the time of first publication of these Terms and Conditions (inclusive of GST). The Promoter accepts no responsibility for change in prize value between now and the ultimate prize redemption date.
Independent financial advice should be sought as tax implications may arise as a result of accepting the prize.
Prizes cannot be transferred, exchanged or redeemed for cash.
It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner must comply with all the conditions of use of the prize and the prize supplierís requirements
It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner may be required to sign a legal release in a form determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion.
[PRIZE EXPIRY DATE] Prize must be claimed by November 1 2019. In the event a winner does not take the prize by the time stipulated, then the entire prize will be forfeited by the winner and cash will not be awarded in lieu of the prize.
Further Terms and Conditions
The Promoter (subject to State and Territory Legislation) reserves the right to amend, cancel or suspend this competition if an event beyond the control of the Promoter corrupts or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition. The Promoter will disqualify any individual who has tampered with the entry process or any other aspect of this competition.
The Promoter and their associated agencies and companies assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, or alteration of entries, and reserves the right to take any action that may be available.
If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, including (without limitation) due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any causes beyond the control of the Promoter, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion take any action that may be available, and (without limitation) to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition, subject to any direction given under State Regulation.
Any cost associated with accessing the promotional website is the entrantís responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used.
Any entrant found to be using any form of software or third party application to enter multiple times (including scripting software) will have all entries invalidated and any claim to any prize will be invalidated. If such an entrant is awarded a prize and then found to have breached this clause, the entrant must immediately return any awarded prize to the Promoter. The Promoter has sole discretion to determine if this clause has been breached by any entrant. The Promoter reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to confirm if the entrant has breached this clause. An entrant must provide any requested documentation to the Promoter upon request.
An entrant may not use a third party (including online competition entry site) to enter on their behalf, except where the entrant needs to use those services of that third party to enter due to a disability. If the preceding sentence has been breached, the entrant will have all entries invalidated, any claim to any prize will be invalidated and where such an entrant has already been awarded a prize before being found to have breached this clause, the entrant must immediately return any awarded prize to the Promoter. The Promoter has sole discretion to determine if this clause has been breached by any entrant. The Promoter reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to confirm if the entrant has breached this clause. An entrant must provide any requested documentation to the Promoter upon request.
Any entrant found to be entering incorrect contact details, including incorrect email contact details, will have all entries invalidated and any claim to any prize will be invalidated. If such an entrant is awarded a prize and then found to have breached this clause, the entrant must immediately return any awarded to the Promoter. The Promoter has sole discretion to determine if this clause has been breached by any entrant. The Promoter reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to confirm if the entrant has breached this clause. An entrant must provide any requested documentation to the Promoter upon request.