Venues Canberra for their work at Exhibition Park in Canberra - 2017 National Finalist: Best Achievement in Venue Management

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Events and achievements which took place between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018 are eligible for entry into Event Awards 2018. The categories and criteria are below.

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To read about Key Changes to the Awards for 2018, click here.

Entries will close on 27 August 2018.

Best Event

  • Sport

    TFH Hire Services Best Sporting Event

    Awarded to a sporting event that delivers an outstanding experience for competitors, athletes, officials and spectators.

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  • Tourism

    Visit Sunshine Coast
    Best Tourism Event

    Recognising a significant contribution by an event to the economic development of a city or region through the attraction of visitors.

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  • Charity

    Best Charity or Cause-Related Event

    Awarded to an event that best raises awareness, promotes engagement or otherwise benefits a charity or cause.

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  • Conference

    Best Congress or Conference

    Recognising a congress or conference that best advances the aims of the organising body and provides a rewarding experience for attendees.

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  • Cultural

    EVENTelec
    Best Cultural,
    Arts or Music Event

    Recognising a special event, festival or cultural exhibition that demonstrates artistic excellence, innovation and/or support of music, arts and culture.

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  • Corporate

    Best Corporate Event

    Awarded to an event that best achieves business outcomes and reflects the culture and identity of the host organisation or brand.

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  • Exhibition

    Best Exhibition, Trade or Consumer Show

    Awarded to an exhibition, trade or consumer show that provides the best experience and outcomes for exhibitors and attendees.

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  • Community

    Coates Hire
    Best Community Event

    Recognising the benefits through community building and community engagement achieved by an event.

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  • Small

    Best Small Event

    Awarded to an event that delivers an outstanding experience for attendees on a small budget.

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  • New

    Aggreko Best New Event

    Recognising the innovation associated with the staging of a new event.

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  • Regional

    Best Regional Event

    Recognising an event that makes a special contribution to a region or community outside of a major population centre.

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Achievements

  • Design

    Best Achievement in Design, Look or Theming

    Recognising the contribution of physical design or theming to the quality of an event or events.

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  • Marketing, Communication, Sponsorship

    Best Achievement in Marketing, Communication or Sponsorship

    Recognising innovative use of marketing or public communication or a partnership with corporate sponsor to benefit an event or events.

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  • Technical

    Best Technical Achievement or Innovation

    Recognising an outstanding achievement or innovation in the use of technical production or technology for an event or events.

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  • Venue

    eps australia Best Achievement in Venue Management

    Awarded to a person or team within a venue that has enhanced the event experience through its management of the venue.

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  • Product

    Best New Product

    Recognising the introduction of an innovative new physical product, service or technology, or one that has been substantially improved, that is used at an event or events.

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  • Service

    Best Event Service

    Awarded to an outstanding event service such as website design, volunteer management, catering or planning services that is used at an event or events.

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  • Education

    Best Achievement in Event Education or Training

    Recognising the use of event education or training by a person or organisation to benefit an event or events.

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  • Entertainment

    Best Achievement in Entertainment

    Recognising an outstanding achievement in entertainment at an event or events.

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Headline

  • Young Achiever

    Young Achiever of the Year

    This Award recognises the contribution by a person under 25 to advancing the Australian event industry. Nominees must be under 25 years of age at the conclusion of the nomination period.

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  • Event Producer

    Event Producer of the Year

    This Award recognises an individual that has delivered an event or events at a consistently exceptional level over a 12 month period.

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  • Small Event Company

    Small Event Management Company of the Year

    This Award recognises a company or business with up to 5 employees that has delivered an event or events at a consistently exceptional level over a 12 month period.

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  • Event Company

    Event Management Company of the Year

    This Award recognises a company or business comprising at least 2 people who have delivered an event or events at a consistently exceptional level over a 12 month period.

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  • State or Territory

    State or Territory Award

    This Award recognises and celebrates the State or Territory where the largest number of high quality events have occurred.

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