Selection Guidelines for 'The Online Popular City' of the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation


The selection of the Online Popular City of the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award) will be conducted in a fair, just and open way. The Organizing Committee of the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation reserves the right of final interpretation of the selection and the raffle.

I. Public Voting  

(i) Participants: global online users

(ii) Voting period: from 28 October, 2016 to 5 December, 2016

(iii) Voting methods and rules for the raffle

1. Participants can take part in voting and raffling via two platforms: the official website of the Guangzhou Award or the Facebook page.

2. The voting is conducted by secret ballot. Each IP address can vote once an hour. One city can be chosen for each ballot.

3. Participants can vote either on the official website of the Guangzhou Award (http://www.guangzhouaward.org) or on the Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/GuangzhouInternationalAwardForUrbanInnovation/). After submission of the voting result voters will be directed to a raffle page for registration of personal information, including name, nationality and email address. Each email address can only apply to the raffle once.

(iv) Tallying

Voting will close on 5 December, 2016. The city with the most votes will be the winner of "The Online Popular City".

II. Announcement of Prize Results

The winner of "The Online Popular City" will be announced at the award ceremony of the 3rd Guangzhou Award on 7 December, 2016.