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Entries for the 2023 Event Awards are now closed.

Below are the 2023 categories. These will be updated before entries open for 2023.

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View the full list of categories here.

Best Event

  • Sport

    OnePlan Best Sporting Event

    Awarded to a sporting or mass participation sporting event that gives regional, state or national exposure, raises the profile of the sport and delivers an outstanding experience for participants, officials, spectators and sponsors.

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  • Tourism

    Best Tourism Event

    Recognising a significant contribution by an event to the economic development of a city or region through the attraction of interstate, international and regional visitors.

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  • Charity

    Best Charity or Cause Related Event

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

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  • Congress <500

    Best Congress or Conference < 500 Delegates

    Awarded to a congress or conference of less than 500 attendees that best advances the aims of the organising body, provides outstanding communication, builds relationships and provides an outstanding experience and engagement for attendees.

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  • Congress 500+

    Best Congress or Conference 500 Delegates or Over

    Awarded to a congress or conference of 500 attendees or over that best advances the aims of the organising body, provides outstanding communication, builds relationships and provides an outstanding experience and engagement for attendees.

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  • Exhibition

    Best Exhibition or Trade Show

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

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  • Corporate

    Best Corporate Event

    Awarded to an event that best achieves business outcomes, achieves the client’s KPI’s, is a non-brand event and delivers an outstanding experience for attendees.

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  • Brand

    Best Brand Event

    Awarded to an event designed to further the brand of the client by increasing sales, building brand loyalty or launching a new product and achieves the client’s KPI’s.

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  • Community

    Best Community Event

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

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  • Cultural, Arts or Music

    Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event

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

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  • Small Regional

    Best Small Regional Event

    Recognising an event delivered within a gross budget of $350,000 exclusive of GST that makes an outstanding contribution to a region or community outside of a major population centre.

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  • Regional

    Best Regional Event

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

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  • Small

    Best Small Event

    Recognising an event delivered within a gross budget of $350,000 exclusive of GST that provides a rewarding experience for attendees and demonstrates innovation.

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  • New

    Best New Event

    Recognising the innovation, creativity, communication, outcomes and impact associated with the staging of a new event.

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Achievements

  • Design

    Best Achievement in Design

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

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  • Marketing or Communication

    Best Achievement in Marketing or Communication

    Recognising the innovative use of marketing or public communication 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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  • Export

    Best Export

    Awarded to an individual or organisation that makes a notable contribution to the Australian events industry through activity in the global arena.

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Industry

  • Venue

    Venue of the Year

    Awarded to a venue that demonstrates leadership and innovation over a 12 month period and significantly enhanced the event experience.

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  • Caterer

    Caterer of the Year

    Awarded to a caterer whose creativity and service has made an outstanding contribution to an event or events over a 12 month period.

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  • Theming, Branding, Styling

    Theming, Branding or Styling Company of the Year

    Recognising the contribution by a company to benefit an event or events over a 12 month period with its innovative and creative theming, branding or styling.

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  • Security

    Security Company of the Year

    Awarded to a company that has provided outstanding security services to benefit an event or events at a consistently exceptional level over a 12 month period.

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  • Production Company

    Production Company of the Year

    Recognising the contribution by a company to enhance the quality of an event or events over a 12 month period with its staging, lighting, sound and/or vision.

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  • AV Content

    AV Content Company of the Year

    Recognising the innovation and creativity of AV content to benefit an event or events over a 12 month period.

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  • Hire Company

    Hire Company of the Year

    Awarded to a company that has met the demands of the industry for hire services and provided an outstanding contribution and level of customer service to an event or events at a consistently exceptional level over a 12 month period.

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  • Advisory Company

    Advisory Company of the Year

    Awarded to a company that has provided outstanding professional advice to benefit an event or events at a consistently exceptional level over a 12 month period.

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  • Service Company

    Service Company of the Year

    Awarded to a company that has provided professional services at an outstanding level to benefit an event or events at a consistently exceptional level over a 12 month period.

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  • Product

    New Event Product of the Year

    Recognising a new or substantially improved product or technology that has been used at an event or events.

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  • Freelancer

    Freelancer of the Year

    This Award recognises a freelancer that has made a notable contribution to the Australian Events Industry over a 12 month period.

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Management

  • PCO

    PCO of the Year

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

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  • Small Event Management

    Small Event Management Company of the Year

    This Award recognises a company that has employed no more than 5 employees who have worked over 400 hours each and delivered an event or events at a consistently exceptional level over a 12 month period.

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  • Public Event Management

    Public Event Management Company of the Year

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

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  • Corporate Event Management

    Corporate Event Management Company of the Year

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

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Headline

  • Judges’ Special Award

    Judges' Special Award

    The Judges’ Special Award is not open to nomination or entry from the general public or industry. Only Australian Event Awards Judges can make nominations for a Judges’ Special Award.

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  • State or Territory

    The 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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  • Event Supplier

    Event Supplier of the Year

    This Award is chosen from the national winners of the Industry Award categories and recognises a company that excels against the criteria of its category and demonstrates an outstanding example of creativity, innovation and exceptional service in the events industry.

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  • Event Management

    Event Management Company of the Year

    This Award is chosen from the national winners of the Management Award categories and recognises a company that excels against the criteria of its category and demonstrates an outstanding example of creativity, innovation and best practice in the events industry.

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  • Event of the Year

    Australian Event of the Year

    This Award is chosen from the national winners of the Best Event Award categories and recognises an event that excels against the criteria of its category and demonstrates an outstanding example of creativity, innovation and best practice in the events industry.

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