2020 Energynomics Awards – FAQ


All interested in participating in the 2020 edition of Energynomics Awards are invited to find out all relevant information on the event, participation conditions, judges and the ceremony.


If any other question will arise, the Energynomics team will individually answer it, and, when appropriate, will add it here.

About the Energynomics Awards

Q: What are the Energynomics Awards?

A: Energynomics Awards, organized by Energynomics, are designed to recognize and reward success and best practices in the energy sector in Romania. The Awards are the window and the mirror in which companies and professionals in the energy sector are found and where they present themselves for their own staff and for the general public as model, reference or inspiration.

Q: Who are the sponsors?

A: The Energynomics Awards Project is mostly self-financed, proposed and organized by Wing Media Energy Consulting, publisher of Energynomics, and its partners. The partners include many of the leading companies in the Romanian energy industry. Click here to learn about some of our sponsors in 2020.

Q: Who judges the Awards?

A: The Energynomics Awards are judged each year by 6 to 9 leading personalities in the Romanian energy industry. Click to see the list of 2013, 2014, 20152016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 judges.

Q: How long have the Energynomics Awards been in existence?

A: The Energynomics Awards were founded in 2013.

Q: What are the categories?

A: There are 9 categories, recognizing entire organizations, individuals and projects:

  • Best Corporate Citizen
  • Energy Efficiency
  • M&A Deal Of The Year
  • Financing / Investment Of The Year
  • Best Newcomer
  • Executive Of The Year
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Outstanding Development
  • Distinguished Public Service Award “Mihnea Constantinescu”
  • Young Energy Professional

Q: What do the winners receive?

A: Finalists will be selected from among all entries collected by Energynomics team, and the winners will be selected by the Jury. Energynomics Awards winners will receive the Energynomics trophy – an original statuette designed and realized at Energynomics request.

Q: Where can I find a list of past winners in the Energynomics Awards?

A: Click here for the list of 2013, 201420152016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 Energynomics Awards winners.

Benefits of Participation

Q: What are the benefits of submitting entries?

A: There are benefits of preparing and submitting entries, and benefits of winning one of the Energynomics Awards.

The benefits of preparing and submitting entries

  • It proves to all concerned that you are a desirable partner, who knows his value, and prides with his success
  • It allows you to associate with the most powerful companies in Romania

The benefits of becoming a Energynomics Awards winner

  • Winners can expect to receive the best amount of publicity through Energynomics’ trademark channels and those of its partners.
  • It registers you in the elite group of the energy industry in Romania
  • It brings recognition from the community and a high level of public exposure for your company

Q: What sort of publicity can 2020 Energynomics Awards winners expect to receive?

A: The awards ceremonies will be recorded entirely, and relevant aspects will be published online. The Energynomics team will also work to generate high quality exposure for Energynomics Awards winners through Energynomics’ trademark channels and those of its partners.

Q: What kind of benefits enjoy the other candidates, except the winners?

A: All candidate projects will be presented in the www.nergynomics.ro website before the voting ends. First five projects in each category will be mentioned during the Gala, and these finalist projects will be included in the Gala brochure.

Q: How can I become a partner for the 2020 Energynomics Awards Gala?

A: All interested should contact the Energynomics team, at e-mail office at energynomics.ro or by phone 021 230 20 22, in order to evaluate the verious types of partnerships we propose: official partner, strategic partner, media partner, main partner (Premium package), sponsor (Business package).

Q: How much costs winning an Award at 2020 Energynomics Awards Gala?

A: This is a benefit we can not guarantee! The Jury has the final decision in regard with the winners, after a transparent joint analysis and independently from the organizers.

Submitting Entries

Q: Who can be nominated?

A: Any organization or person operating in the Romanian energy industry can be nominated.

Q: Who can submit entries for consideration?

A: Any person, group, or organization may submit entries, Energynomics team members included.

Q: What time framework of the projects implementation do you take into consideration?

A: The reference time frame is November 2019 – October 2020. We consider mostly the projects completed during this period and only as an exception those initiated in 2018, when they are considered as relevant novelties.

Q: Can government agencies, municipalities and non-profit organizations submit entries?

A. Yes, any organization may participate.

Q: When is the entry deadline?

A: For the 2020 edition, the submitting entries deadline is on November 15th.

Q: Is there any standard registration form or a submitting guide?

A: Yes, there is standard proposal registration form. You can download it HERE.

Q: Can we attach any other additional materials (photos, videos)?

A: Yes, you can attach any other materials. We kindly request you to specify this by a tick in the relevant box of the registration form.

Q: Are there entry fees?

A: No, access to the competition is free and open to any organization – company, NGO, association – operating in the Romanian energy sector, regardless of size, sector of activity or shareholder structure.

Q: Are entry forms kept confidential?

A: No. However, the organizers ensure that only the judges will review entries, and that information about nominees is not released to anyone else before the Energynomics Awards Gala. Generic info on each of the entries will be printed in the Gala Brochure distributed to the guests and Energynomics Awards winning entries will be published on the web site.

Q. Why are the submission requirements for most categories so loosely defined?

A. The submission requirements are loosely defined in recognition that every organization is unique in its culture, its accomplishments, and in how and why it seeks recognition. The submission requirements are structured so that each organization may determine and cite its own achievements in its own way. More strictly defined requirements would narrow the focus of the awards, which the organizers did not want to do.

Judging and valuation

Q: Who are the judges?

A: Each year the energynomics Awards are judged by 6 to 9 leading personalities in the Romanian energy industry. Click to see the list of 2013, 2014, 20152016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 judges.

Q: What criteria do the judges apply ?

A: The awards aims to promote approaches, ideas and people that meet the following fundamental principles.

SUCCESS – the proposals should prove commercial success in the activity sector of the respective company.
IMPACT – the proposals must have measurable impact on the energy sector, upon the community or the economy as a whole.
INNOVATION – the proposals should have introduced the Romanian energy sector with certain products / services / innovative business practices which contribute to the healthy development of the business.

Q: How is the Jury deliberation and vote organized?

A: For the first three editions, each juror individually evaluated each application based on the information submitted by the candidates and made available in a comparable format by Energynomics team. The vote was conducted electronically through automatic aggregation of votes from all jurors (1st place – 5 points, second place – 4 points, third place – 3 points, fourth place – 2 points, fifth place – 1 point).

Since 2016, the jury will meet (one day between November 16 and November 21) to deliberate and decide the winners of each category, based on information submitted by the candidates and made available in a comparable format by Energynomics team.

Awards Ceremony

Q: When will the 2020 Energynomics Awards ceremony take place?

A: This year’s Energynomics Awards Gala will take place on Thursday, December 3rd at the Marriott Hotel, in Bucharest and ONLINE.

Q: Is there any dress code imposed for the Gala evening?

A: Yes, black tie is recommended.

Q: How can I participate at the 2020 Energynomics Awards Gala?

A: This year, under extraordinary conditions, the number of participants in the ceremony scheduled at the Marriott Hotel will be very limited. We invite you to express your interest in being present by using the e-mail address office at energynomics.ro or by phone at 021 230 20 22. In order to attend the LIVE broadcast of the 2020 Energynomics Awards Gala, you can register here!

Q: Will the awards ceremony be recorded?

A: Yes, the awards ceremony will be recorded entirely. The presentations will be edited and excerpts will be made available on the Energynomics YouTube channel.


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