Pre Order draw for The Industries of the Future

To celebrate the landmark publication of The Industries of the Future (9781471156038) by Alec Ross, we’re offering you the chance to win one of three fantastic prizes – exclusive to Waterstones.

Just by pre-ordering your copy before 1st February 2016 on you will be entered into a prize draw to win one of the following: a one-to-one, one-hour business breakfast with Alec Ross; 2 tickets to attend an Alec Ross event in London; a £50 bundle of books, handpicked by the author himself. This competition is only open to UK residents.

Terms and Conditions

  1. These terms and conditions apply to the order draw entitled The Industries of the Future pre order Draw. Any customer who pre orders a copy of The Industries of the Future (9781471156038) by Alec Ross before midnight on 01.02.2016 will be automatically entered into the draw to win either a one to one, one hour business breakfast with Alec Ross, or 2 tickets to attend an Alec Ross event in London on 22 February or 23 February, or £50 bundle of books, handpicked by the author himself. This competition is only open to UK residents . Only one entry per person is allowed notwithstanding multiple or second or subsequent purchases of Industries of the Future. Transport costs of up to £50 for the Alex Ross business breakfast and the speaking event in London will be provided to help cover mainland UK travel. Proof of transport cost must be provided for reimbursement. Please note accommodation is not included.
  2. This draw is not open to employees or contractors of the Promoter or their immediate families, nor to any other person connected with the pre-order draw.
  3. Three customers who have ordered The Industries of the Future (9781471156038) from will be chosen at random from all those who have been entered into the draw as soon as possible after the 01.02.2016. to win one of the three stated prizes above.
  4. The Promoter reserves the right to amend the specification of the Prize or offer an alternative Prize of equivalent status. No cash alternative will be offered. The Prize is non-transferable.
  5. Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted and no feedback on any entry will be provided. The decision of the Promoter on all matters is final.
  6. By being entered into the draw, entrants consent to the use of their names, city of residence, photograph and/or image for publicity purposes in all media carried out by the Promoter (and in the case of there being more than one, each of them) without payment or compensation.
  7. The Promoter may terminate, amend or withdraw this draw and/or these terms and conditions at any time.
  8. Entry to the pre-order draw is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions, which are governed by English Law. By entering this pre-order draw you are deemed to have read and accepted these terms.
  9. The contact details you provide to order The Industries of the Future (9781471156038) by Alec Ross or provided pursuant to paragraph 8 above) will be used by the Promoter to contact entrants if necessary, and will not be shared with other companies. Waterstones will only use your email address and other personal information in compliance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and in accordance with our privacy policy.

Promoter: Waterstones Booksellers Limited (“Waterstones”) on behalf of itself and its associated companies in Ireland, The Netherlands and Belgium and Simon & Schuster Ltd.