It’s time! Entries are open for the Australian Event Awards. You can now log in to the Entry Portal to see the questions for the categories you wish to enter, and get started on the answers that could see you taking home a gong.
We’ll be sharing stories from our Major and Category Partners every few weeks, so you can learn more about what they do and why they are proud to support the Event Awards and Symposium. First up, we spoke to Adam McCann from EVENTelec.
And keep an eye on these newsletters for entry tips – there’s one below, and we’ll keep them coming so you can prepare the best entry possible.
- Entries Are Open
- Major Partner Spotlight: EVENTelec
- EOFY - Time for Bargains!
- Hot Tips for Your Entry
- Partner news: Engage Your Audience with a Modular Backdrop
Entries Are Open
It's that time again - time to prepare your entry for the Awards that are easy to enter and hard to win. If you're proud of some events or achievements you undertook between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018, consider entering the Australian Event Awards for your chance at nationwide recognition as one of the best practitioners in the country. Choose your category, collate your images, stats and feedback and begin your entry today.
How to Enter
Major Partner Spotlight: EVENTelec
EVENTelec are experts in electrical overlay, and besides having an event-specific product, their people are the difference. Valuing team work, efficiency, service and a sense of fun, this company prides itself on supporting and rewarding the industry's hardworking achievers both within their company culture and through partnership with the Awards. Of their partnership, Adam McCann, General Manager, said that EVENTelec "had an opportunity and a responsibility to support the industry that has been so good to the success of our company", and they hope to see more of their clients be successful in their sponsored category, EVENTelec Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event. In line with their focus on people, McCann shares the most useful advice he's been given for our industry: "Remember your staff will most likely be your client one day, so always be nice."
EOFY - Time for Bargains!
There are multiple opportunities to get a discount on your entry price this year. If you start your entry and pay by 24 July, you'll receive the Early Starters Discount, save $66 and still have until entries close on 27 August to work on your entry. With the end of financial year fast approaching, you could maximise your savings by locking in the low rate by the end of June and making the tax deduction. If you already know you'll be entering, log in to start your entry today and make sure you've paid in the next few weeks to secure the best rate possible. And if you're thinking about partnering, get in now to include the cost in your budget for this financial year.
Hot Tips for Your Entry
You do have 75 days to complete your entry, but it's best not to leave it to the last minute. You may want to include testimonials, statistics, and analysis that could take some time to collate and present. And you will definitely want to include your most impressive images and video content. Entering is simple, but get started on the form now to understand the requirements and opportunities of your entry and to plan out your timeline so you can include the strongest content possible. Log in now to see the questions and start to create your plan.
Partner news: Engage Your Audience with a Modular Backdrop
3D modular sets by our Backdrops Project Delivery Partner, Backdrops Fantastic, transform gala dinners, conferences and award stages into vibrant backgrounds ideal for unique lighting and creative projection mapping. Modular backdrops are a simple event solution that provides a big event impact! With a streamlined and easy ordering system, fast shipping, easy installation instructions and quick set-up, Backdrops Fantastic's modular sets will engage your audience and enhance your events time and time again.