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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.

Eligibility Period 2023

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023

Eligibility Criteria 2023

  • The event must have taken place wholly between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023 or, in the case that part of the event falls inside and part outside of these dates, the entrant must contact The Event Awards for a ruling from the Judging Panel on whether they are eligible to enter in a particular year.
  • The event must be a congress or conference with 500 delegates or over.
  • The event is either a live or hybrid event which has taken place in Australia with an audience attendance at the physical event; or a broadcast (including online) event which was created, managed, packaged and initiated in Australia. (For the avoidance of doubt, international broadcast platform suppliers can be used, but the broadcast must have been initiated in Australia).
  • The event must have been principally organised by people who are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia.
  • The entrant must be either:
    • The owner of the event or events; OR
    • A product or service provider to the event or events with permission of the event owner to enter the event for an Australian Event Award

Entry Forms

Each Category has a dedicated entry form with questions framed around the Judging Criteria. These are available in the Entry Portal during the Entry Period for each year.

Judging Criteria 2023

  • Quality of the Achievement (80%)
  • Degree of Difficulty (10%)
  • Evidence to Support Claims (10%)

 

Who Should Enter This Category

  • Conferences with 500 or more delegates
  • Meetings that provide an outstanding experience for attendees

 

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