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Jul 14, 2014

Over 100 awards up for grabs - will you be taking one home?

With over 100 awards up for grabs, there's even more chance of you taking home a title. Don't forget, today is the last day to take advantage of the Early Starters Discount - all you have to do is start your entry and pay before midnight tonight.

You can still enter after tonight, it will just cost you a little bit more.

Don't worry - you still have until 11 August to finish your entry before it is submitted to the Industry Judging Panel.

Multi-tasking made easy

We know how valuable time is in the events industry so we've made entering and getting the Early Starters discount easy:
  1. Log into the portal and select the category you want to enter
  2. Enter the entrant's details and save
  3. Pay your entry fee at the discount rate by midnight tonight, 14 July 2014
While you're there, download the word or PDF version of the entry so you can work offline, read it on the bus on your way to work and start planning your answers now. You still have until 11 August to submit your entry.

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What awards can you win?

Entering the Australian Event Awards gives you the opportunity to take home any of the following titles:

  • 2014 Australian Event of the Year
  • 23 National Category Winners
  • 66 National Category Finalists
  • 80 State or Territory Winners in the Best Event categories
The only way to get your hands on these titles is to enter your event, product or service that was staged / delivered between 1 July 2013 and 30 June 2014.

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Which category should I enter?

Best Event Categories
  • Best Sporting Event
  • Best Tourism Event
  • Best Charity or Cause Related Event
  • CIM Magazine Best Meeting or Conference
  • Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event
  • Best Corporate Event
  • Best Exhibition
  • Coates Hire Best Community Event
  • Best New Event
  • Best Regional Event

Achievement Categories
  • Best Achievement in Design, Look or Theming
  • Best Achievement in Catering
  • Best Achievement in Marketing, Communication or Sponsorship
  • Best Achievement in Sustainability
  • Best Technical Achievement or Innovation
  • Best Achievement in Entertainment
  • Best Venue
  • Best Product or Service
  • Best Education or Training Program
  • Best International Achievement in Events

Headline Categories
  • Best Event State or Territory
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Young Achiever of the Year
  • Event Organiser of the Year
  • The Australian Event of the Year

More information about the categories

Think an event, product or service should be in the running?

If you know someone who has done great work in the categories listed above, why not pass on this email to them? They'll thank you for the chance you gave them to shine.

Celebrate with them on 11 November at Doltone House Pyrmont - don't let them miss the opportunity to be in the running.


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who should enter

Is your State or Territory the best for events?

With every entry into the Best Event categories earning points, you can boost your State or Territory's chance of taking home the Best Event State or Territory award simply by entering:

  • Every entry earns 1 point
  • Every National finalist earns 2 points
  • Every National Winner earns 3 points
Download the categories and criteria and see what best suits your event or product or service. You can also log onto the portal and download the questions – best of all, it’s free to log-in and start an entry so why not check it out today?

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