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Oct 1, 2014

Vote for Australia's Favourite Event 2014

Voting for Australia's Favourite Event 2014 is now open. It's time to put your votes behind any public event that you attended between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2014.

Public Vote for Australia's Favourite Event Now Open

Australia's Favourite Event allows every Australian to vote for any public event they have attended between 1 July 2013 and 30 June 2014.

All types of public events including music festivals, sporting events, community events, cultural and commemorative events have been nominated and are competing for your votes. If you don't like any of the events that have already been nominated, don't worry - nominations are still open and you can add your favourite by nominating it today.

Voting closes on 11 November but we encourage you to get as many votes as you can before Sunday 19 October to boost your event's chances of getting into the finals - the top ten will be announced on Monday 20 October and voting continues for these finalists.

The winner will be announced at the Australian Event Awards Industry Night of Nights in November.

Here's what you need to do to get votes:
  1. Go to and make sure your favourite event is nominated by searching for it - if not, nominate it!
  2. Use your marketing channels and distribute the vote code far and wide to your members, friends and colleagues
  3. Put the vote code with the direct link provided on your website to make it easy for the public to get straight to your event to vote
  4. Keep spreading the word and ramping up those votes!
Anyone who attended the event can vote as many times as they like, just don't use bots or votes will be disqualified.

It's up to you to decide what will be Australia's Favourite Event of 2014.

Vote Now

Events Nominated So Far...

Here are the events Australia has nominated as favourites so far:
  • 19th Biennale of Sydney
  • 2013 Boxing Day Test at MCG
  • 2013 Velg Training National VET Conference
  • 2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series
  • 2014 Santos Tour Down Under
  • Australian Billy Cart Championships
  • Australian Festival of Chamber Music
  • Ballarat Begonia Festival
  • Bendigo Easter Festival
  • Blues On Broadbeach Blues Festival
  • Bony Mountain Music Festival
  • Byron Bay Bluesfest
  • Cairns Amateurs
  • City2Surf 2013
  • Club Marine Southern 80 Water Ski Race
  • Coolangatta Gold
  • Dark Mofo
  • Deni Ute Muster
  • Digital Summit 2013
  • Eat St at Sofitel Melbourne
  • EKKA 2013
  • Festivale
  • Floriade
  • Foragers Markets Launch Event - South Coast NSW
  • Gold Coast 600
  • Gold Coast Airport Marathon
  • Good Food Month NSW
  • Good Food Month VIC
  • Gossip Festival
  • Grace Gala 2014
  • Liverpool FC versus Melbourne Victory at MCG
  • Margaret River Gourmet Escape
  • Medibank Wave Warriors Junior Challenge
  • Moomba
  • Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo
  • MS Moonlight Walk
  • Mt Wycheproof Cup - Derby Day in the Country
  • Murrumbateman Field Days
  • Openair Cinemas
  • Opera on Sydney Harbour
  • Opera on the Beach
  • Pako Festa
  • Pinot Palooza
  • Reinvent Your Career Expo
  • Rotary International VIP Buyers Dinners (Star and NSWAG)
  • Royal Australian Navy International Fleet Review
  • Royal Melbourne Show
  • SALA (South Australian Living Artists) Festival
  • Salamanca Markets Hobart Tasmania
  • Santos GLNG City of Lights
  • Sculpture by the Sea Bondi
  • Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe
  • Sprung- Festival of Creativity
  • Summernats
  • Sunsuper Riverfire
  • Taste of Perth
  • Taste of Sydney
  • The Australian Running Festival
  • The Brisbane Times City2South presented by Westpac
  • The Canberra Times Fun Run presented by Westpac
  • The Gumtree Garden Pop-up Bar
  • The Light in Winter, Federation Square
  • The Sunday Age City2Sea presented by Westpac
  • The Variety Cycle
  • The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Fundraising dinner at the star
  • Tomato Festival Sydney
  • Top Gear Festival Sydney
  • Variety Santa Fun Run
  • Vibewire fastBREAK (Save the World)
  • Vision Australia's Carols by Candlelight
  • Vivid Sydney
  • Wangaratta Jazz and Blues Festival Oct 2103
  • WAtoday Swan River Run presented by Westpac
  • Winter Nationals

Vote Now

Industry Night of Nights - Early Bird Discounts Available

The finalists and winners will be celebrated at the Australian Events Industry Night of Nights at Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf, Sydney on 11th November 2014.

Celebrate in style with the 2014 best of the best in the industry as nominated by our expert judging panel with an evening of entertainment, announcement of winners while enjoying a three-course meal and the awarding of the prestigious Event of the Year award.

Early Bird discounts are available if you book and pay in full by Wednesday 15 October 2014 - you still have 2 weeks to take advantage of this offer.

Book your ticket to the
Industry Night of Nights