PBM Safety for their work in Event Safety, Risk and Emergency Management Services 2017 National Finalist: Best Product or Service

Choosing a Category

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Which category is right for you? Well – that depends on what you want to be known for.

Do you want to be seen as a great Tourism Event or an awesome Community Event? Do you prefer to be reknown for your incredible design or your brilliant technical wizardry?

The criteria will show you what the judges are looking for in each category, or you can use this list as a general guide:

Best Event Categories

TFH Hire Services Best Sporting Event

Suggested for:

  • Major sporting events
  • Regional sporting events

Visit Sunshine Coast Best Tourism Event

Suggested for:

  • Events with a specific tourism or visitation focus
  • Other events that can show an impact on the local economy

Best Charity or Cause-Related Event

Suggested for:

  • Fundraising events
  • Events that raise the profile of a charity or cause
  • Events that encourage donations other than cash

Best Congress or Conference

Suggested for:

  • Large or small conferences
  • Meetings that provide an outstanding experience for attendees

EVENTelec Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event

Suggested for:

  • Major and regional arts festivals
  • Music festivals
  • Events with a cultural focus

Cvent Best Corporate Event

Suggested for:

  • Product launches
  • Incentives
  • Corporate gala dinner
  • Corporate award presentations
  • Any event that achieves a corporate or business aim

Best Exhibition, Trade or Consumer Show

Suggested for:

  • Public exhibitions
  • Trade exhibitions
  • Trade Shows that may be attached to another event
  • For exhibitions as a whole, not individual stands

Coates Hire Best Community Event

Suggested for:

  • Events that focus on community building and community engagement
  • Regional city or town festivals
  • “Main street” events

Showtex Australia Best Small Event

Suggested for:

  • Events that have a small budget
  • Events that are smaller in scale
  • Can be any type of event including sporting, festival, cultural, exhibition, etc

Aggreko Best New Event

Suggested for:

  • Events that have not been staged before
  • Events that have a degree of novelty or innovation
  • Can be any type of event including sporting, festival, cultural, exhibition, etc

Viking Rentals Best Regional Event

Suggested for:

Achievement Categories

Best Achievement in Design, Look or Theming

Suggested for:

  • Architects
  • Theming suppliers
  • Event designers
  • Temporary overlay design

Best Achievement in Marketing, Communication or Sponsorship

Suggested for:

  • Marketing or PR firms that have provided services for an event
  • Events that have undertaken marketing campaigns internally
  • Organisations that have sponsored an event
  • Sponsorship managers
  • Communications Consultants or Managers managers

Best Technical Achievement or Innovation

Suggested for:

  • PA suppliers
  • Lighting suppliers
  • IT suppliers
  • LED or projection screen suppliers
  • Pyrotechnic suppliers
  • Production companies
  • Event organisers or creative agencies

Best New Product

Suggested for:

  • External supplier or event who has released a new product for the events market
  • External supplier or event who has substantially improved an existing product for the events market
  • Event that has created a new product internally
  • External supplier with a product that has the potential to enhance events
  • Physical products or technologies

eps australia Best Achievement in Venue Management

Suggested for:

  • Conference centre (large and small)
  • Exhibition centre
  • Function centre
  • Hotels
  • Sports stadium

Best Event Service

Suggested for:

  • External supplier who has developed a service for an event
  • Event that has created a service internally
  • External supplier with a service that has the potential to enhance events
  • Caterers, entertainers, volunteer, crowd and traffic management organisations and IT companies

Best Achievement in Event Education or Training

Suggested for:

  • Universities
  • TAFEs
  • Private institutions
  • Organisations delivering industry-based training
  • Events that deliver training or education in support of the event
  • Venues that deliver training or education in support for their staff

Best Achievement in Entertainment

Suggested for:

  • Events with a strong entertainment component
  • Entertainers
  • Individuals, groups, agencies or event organisers
  • Musicians, performers, comedians, speakers, artists, activities

Headline Categories

Young Achiever of the Year

Suggested for:

  • People who meet the age eligibility requirement with a high level of achievement
  • Employers
  • Clients or suppliers wishing to nominate a person

Event Producer of the Year

Suggested for:

  • Individual event managers, creative directors, event directors

Small Event Management Company of the Year

Suggested for:

  • Small event management businesses or companies
  • Event management businesses or companies with up to 5 employees

Event Management Company of the Year

Suggested for:

  • Event management businesses or companies
  • Mumbrella360
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  • Advance Queensland Innovation and Investment Summit and Startup Festival, Department of the Premier and Cabinet and Cre8ion
    2016 Nationa Finalist – CIM Magazine Best Meeting or Conference

  • Margaret River Gourmet Escape 2016 presented by Audi
    2017 National Finalist – Local Tickets Best Regional Event

  • TAFE Queensland, East Coast Region for their Diploma of Event Management
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  • NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet for their work on Djäpana: Sunset Dreaming at the Australia Day 2017 Live at the Sydney Opera House
    2017 National Finalist – Best Achievement in Entertainment

  • Westpac Bicentennial Exhibition 2017, Imagination Australia
    2017 National Finalist – TFH Hire Services Best Exhibition