Eurocres ActiveOfficeAWARD 2018
The Eurocres ActiveOfficeAWARD highlights new health and movement-promoting products and informs the user about the latest developments in the market. Submit your product now!
About the AWARD
The Eurocres ActiveOfficeAWARD is the first of its kind for outstanding motion-stimulating and health-promoting product solutions in workplaces. This international competition is aimed at all manufacturers of products for workspace who want to make their products stand out through health and movement-promoting elements. An expert jury judges according to a tried and tested system and selects the best products every year.
Rating a Product
Products can be nominated for the Eurocres ActiveOfficeAWARD if they offer innovative and creative solutions for reducing sitting time and promoting health in the workplace. They should be fun to use, intuitively stimulate movement and should activate the musculoskeletal system. The expert jury meet once a year to evaluate the nominated products in several phases. The products are evaluated according to the following criteria:
Is it fun to use the product? Does it invite intuitive usage? How innovative is the product?
Is the product appropriate? Is the product safe and easy to use? How functional is it?
Is the product appealing, self-explanatory and functional? Is it characterized by great design and materials?
Which senses are stimulated? How does it feel to the touch?
Does the product promote physical activity? How is the musculoskeletal system stimulated? To what extent is the promotion of physical activity required?
- Overall Score
Sum of the points for all above criteria on a scale of 1-100
Jury of experts
Changemanagement & Workplacement concept | Project lead | Hamburg und Berlin Offices (HUBO) | Vattenfall GmbH
Ralf Dassau is Project Manager in Change Management & Workplace Concept at Vattenfall GmbH. After graduating in business administration, he worked in recruiting and HR-Marketing for more than 3 years in the field of renewable energy and was then 4 years HR Manager at Anheuser-Busch-Inbev, the largest brewery in the world. He has been working at Vattenfall GmbH for over 5 years and responsible for the program HUBO (Hamburg and Berlin Offices) for over a year.
Director | Central Real Estate Committee e.V.
Klaus-Peter Hesse is a trained real estate expert and business administrator for real estate and residential business. He has been working as the Director of ZIA Central Real Estate Committee e,V since 2011. Prior to that he was responsible as the press spokesman for the Association’s communications. From 1993 to 1998 he was the state Chairman of the “Jungen Union Hamburg”.
Partner and founding member | Eurocres Consulting GmbH | Berlin
Jenö Kleemann is a founding member and partner at Eurocres Consulting GmbH. He focuses on national and international mandates in the field of Corporate Real Estate and Workplace Management, leading innovation and quality management.
HR Manager and Sports Ambassador at s.Oliver | 12-time world champion and medalist at the Olympic Game
Thomas Lurz is HR Manager and Sports Ambassador at s.Oliver. In addition to a Master of Business Administration (MBA), he is a 12-time world champion and medalist at the Olympic Game in Beijing 2008 and London 2012, as well as a lecturer at the University of Würzburg.
Bereichsleiterin Service und Finanzen | Dataport AöR
Wiebke Otto leitet den Bereich Service und Finanzen bei Dataport. Die gelernte Diplom-Kauffrau hat 6 Jahre ein kleines IT-Unternehmen kaufmännisch geleitet. Neben den heutigen Verantwortungsbereichen führte Frau Otto 3 Jahre den HR Bereich. Seit rund 4 Jahren arbeitet Frau Otto an der Umgestaltung der Büros zu modernen Arbeitswelten.
Human Performance Architect | Accenture
Andreas Rauth (Dipl.-BW, Management Consultant, Mental Coach and Human Performance Architect) is the founder, idea-generator and visionary behind HEALTURE. He focuses on the “human” success factors developing strategic systems and business models for the current changes at workplace environment, creating ideal future-centric settings for employees in their professional environment to remain efficient and healthy.
Dr. Birgit Sperlich
Institute for Sports Science | Julius-Maximilians-University | Würzburg
Dr. Birgit Sperlich is a graduate sports scientist and works as a scientific colleague at the an der Julius-Maximilians University in Würzburg in the Institute of Sports Science. Dr. Sperlich wrote her doctoral thesis on the health effects of physical activity in everyday life. Her research focus area are: promotion of physical activity; influencing factors on physical activity and the sedentary lifestyle in leisuretime, transport and work, especially office work ; Development of Intervention measures for promoting physical activity and reduction of the sedentary lifestyle by changes in behaviour and/or environment.
Advantages to join
Market distinction, value and increased visibility
The winners of the Eurocres ActiveOfficeAWARD receive the AWARD Mark which can be used both in print and digitally as a PR and marketing tool. The award distinguishes the product from others on the market and significantly increases its visibility. The winners can use the AWARD Mark to stand out from the competition in their marketing and communication.
Market positioning in the field of workplace health
Your profile as designers and manufacturers of health-promoting office products is highlighted by the Eurocres ActiveOfficeAWARD. As part of ORGATEC, you act as a multiplier for one of the most important global trends of our digital age – the massive trend of health in the workplace. It also supports accompanying work with the press, presentation and linking to the Eurocres ActiveOffice online portal.
Eurocres ActiveOffice certificate and trophy
The winners of the Eurocres ActiveOfficeAWARD will receive the Eurocres ActiveOffice trophy and certificate on stage during the award ceremony. With this award, you are in the spotlight, receiving maximum attention in a room full of experts and professionals who are specialist architects and planners, furniture manufacturers, retailers, top decision-makers, and above all, users.
The award winners selected by the jury will receive their prizes during the award ceremony. This takes place on the 25th of October 2018 at ORGATEC in front of a broad international audience.
Review current year
Winner | High Quality product with well-designed integrated features | Usage barriers are overcome through intuitive controls and a new high-performance lift | high standard of workmanship and finishes contribute to its desirability
You and Me ping pong table
Second Place | Well known sport equipment in a new design | functional details allow easy and quick change of use | healthy office fun
Third Place | This product is a perfect example of the ActiveOffice® philosophy | combination of fun factor promoting movement | Plint has been included in the Stockholm Nationals Museum ´s modern design collection
Smart 3-in-1 Whiteboard
Special Mention | Smart 3 in 1 movement promoting wallcovering | combines magnetic, dry erase and projector surface | encourages agile working and communication, incentive for staying active and moving and making work fun
Audience AWARD | Multifunctional furniture that fosters communication | designed for a range of functionalities and postures including chatting, working, presenting | combination of brushed steel and powder coated surfaces contributes to modern design and higher flexibility
Top Product | Unique piece of furniture that catches every eye | it appears almost playful and surprises with a variety of potential uses and range of movement fun factor guaranteed
Top Product | Highlight barstool that stands out from the crowd | continuous micro-impulses through intelligently designed rails | controlled range of motion ensures a sense of stability and improves balance
Top Product | Striking design for indoor and outdoor seating furniture | Anti-Comfort as philosophy to encourage movement and different seating postures | Stool with anti-slip felt saddle blanket available in different colour variations and combinations creates an atmosphere of joyful communication
Top Product | Height adjustable standing seat in various configurations | agile pedestal design guarantees ongoing micro impulses | Standing seat supports different seating positions from low to medium to high position
Active Sitting Solution PUREis3
Top Product | Apart from a completely new approach towards 3- D Sitting this chair has many hidden qualities | an integrated sensor is combined with an app as well as complementarily training programs | the user is intuitively encouraged to change posture, break from extended periods of sitting and complete office-suited workouts
Vetro Health Office Booth
Top Product | Intelligent solution for a quiet room within a larger space – available in different sizes – easy to assemble only power supply is required | filter system cleans the air + light system kills 95 % of bacteria | incentive for employees to get up and retreat to the booth for a phone call or concentrated work whilst standing
Top Product | Luminaire with biological effect on all workspaces | high visual comfort trough Circadian System precisely mimics natural day light | the special combination of white, blue and red lights causes the production of melatonin which positively affects performance / relaxation of the employees
Review last year
Buzzi Balance Board
Solid wood disc for standing and balancing with a round pedestal I Activates the muscles I strengthens the sense of balance I can be used by two people | promotes communication
Functional, moving balance-board, can also be used as a small bridge I 3D-Torsion of the board by load transfer I Stepping on the spot I Stimulates new movements I Ideal for working while standing
Innovative, insping work place I new kind of setting consisting of moving table and fixed chair I Micro-impulses from spherical moveable seats and backrests- I Encourages back massage and balances sitting position
Dynamic moving stool colection I Active sitting through convex standing and sitting surface I Three-dimensional support structures with optical & haptic experiential value invite use I 100% biologically degradable printed material
Office chair with Synchronmechanik Trimension® I Promotes ideomotor physical movement I Body-compatability confirmed by laboratory studies I Increased well-being and improved concentration proved in field studies
Self-contained workplace combination of height-adjustable table and rotating chair with stand/sitting exchangeable back I Organic Design & animating opening mechanism force dynamic working I Inspiring feel
Surprising moveable furniture inspires flexible sitting in relaxed position I Soft Seating with rock and turn effect I Deep sitting area forces “strained“ sitting and standing movement
Axia 2.5 Smart Active
Well-designed “sitting system“ I helps to avaoid long periods of sitting, I gentle vibrating signal shakes the user awake I adjustable by intervals I Smartphone-App informs user I Additional Fitness- & health tips
Modular system stimulates “building“ I Moveable sitting module, rotatable around its own axis I enables wide variety of combinations I Pleasant feel
Register your product online
Provide all necessary information about the product, manufacturer and designer
Please sign the declaration of participation. We will only accept products in the Screening Process for which we have received a signed declaration.
You can register via the application form on the homepage or via the Eurocres ActiveOffice administrative office under firstname.lastname@example.org. You should provide us with all important information about the product which you wish to register for the AWARD and about your company/designer. It is important that you provide us with pictures of the registered product (5 max.). Only digital applications will be accepted. Please ensure appropriate quality when uploading files.
The registration deadline is 23rd September 2018, 24:00 Uhr CET. Applications received after this date will not be considered. After you have submitted your product, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from us. If not included in the uploaded files already, it will also contain the declaration of participation which you must return to us signed. We will only accept products in the Screening Process for which we have received a signed declaration. You can also download and inspect it yourself on the website. The pres-screening will take place between the 24th and 27th September based on the information supplied by you, which leads to the nomination of the TOP 15. On 28th September 2018 we will inform you whether your product was nominated in the TOP 15. If your product was nominated in the TOP 15, it will take part in the special show at the ORGATEC at the health culture knowledge forum. It will also be exhibited at the ORGATEC from 23rd to 27th October.
If your product is nominated in the TOP 15 for the Eurocres ActiveOfficeAWARD, it automatically takes part in the special show at ORGATEC at the health culture knowledge forum from 23th until 27th october 2018. If your are an exhibitor at ORGATEC yourself there are other delivery arrangements for you than if you are not an exhibitor. You can get further details about this shortly on the website and via E-mail.
After the ORGATEC took place we would ask you to pick up your product. You can get further details about this shortly on the website and via E-mail.
The jury meeting takes place on 24th October 2018 at the ORGATEC. The jury will evaluate the products during their tour of the exhibition at the health culture knowledge forum.
The award ceremony, at which prizes and the Eurocres ActiveOffice certificates are awarded to the winners takes place on the 25th October 2018 at the ORGATEC in front of a wide international audience. There is an exclusive reception for winners and guests following the award ceremony.
A participation fee of €3,300 net is payable for the TOP 15 nominees. We are entitled to remove a nominated product from the nomination list and to withdraw from the declaration of participation if the participation fee has not been paid until 12th October 2018 to the account specified in the declaration of participation.
– Product presentation at the Health Culture Knowledge Forum during ORGATEC 2018 between the 23rd and 27th of October, 2018
– Participation in PechaKucha at the Health Culture Knowledge Forum
– Eurocres ActiveOffice trophy
– Winner’s certificate
– Eurocres ActiveOffice certificate and certification document
– Eurocres ActiveOffice product mark
– Integration of company logo on the Eurocres ActiveOffice placard during the AWARD ceremony
– Multichannel marketing package
– Online product presentation on active-office.eu
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