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Entries for the Australian Event Awards 2024 are open.

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Key Dates

Early Starters Discount Ends 11 June 2024
Entries Close 5 August 2024

Entry Costs – Price Per Entry

Early Starters* (ends 11 June 2024) $406 exclusive of GST
Standard $473.00 exclusive of GST

* To be eligible for the Early Starters Discount, your entry must be started and paid in full at midnight on 11 June 2024. You still have until the Close of Entries to complete your submission.

Entries must be paid in full by the closing date to be submitted for judging.


Get Started on your Entry

The Australian Event Awards are designed to be as easy as possible to enter.
Follow these simple steps to get started:


Choose a Category

Regardless of your role within the Australian events industry, there is a category to suit you. The only challenge is to choose the category that gives you the best chance of success. Click here to check the eligibility requirements and judging criteria for each category. The detailed entry form is available from inside the Entry Portal. You can enter more than one category if you like.

Log in to the Entry Portal

You will be asked to create a username and password. To get started simply follow the prompts to see the entry form. You can also use the Portal to download the list of questions for your category if you prefer to work offline. When entries open, you can log in to the portal by clicking the button at the top of the page.

Write your Entry

You don’t have to complete your entry all in one go. You can continue to edit your entry as often as you like until entries close, saving it in the portal and logging in at any time to continue. You can also begin an entry without paying, so there’s no harm in making a start today. Just make sure you pay before the close of entries so your entry is valid. There is no “submit” button – you just need to save your completed entry in the portal and, if you have paid by the closing date, your entry as last saved will be submitted for judging.

Hints and Tips

If you’re not sure where or how to start your Event Awards entry (or even if you are), click here for some hints to help you write your best entry.

Need Help Writing Your Entry?

There are many Award Writing companies who can assist with writing an entry. We’ve listed below a few people you can reach out to and discuss your requirements.
Note: The Australian Event Awards has no association with the below listed entry writers and use of the below does not guarantee a winning entry.

Zadro Agency
Marlise Beasley, General Manager / Account Director
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0423 624 013
Website: zadroagency.com.au

Bronwen Largier
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0403 705 338
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bronwen-largier/

Naomi Menahem
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0414 673 957

Awards Absolute
Liz Rivers, Managing Director
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1300 88 22 59
Website: awardsabsolute.com


Past Portals

Need to find your entry from a previous year? Use the links below:

  • Yabarra - Gathering of Light was a multi-art form Aboriginal storytelling event, that aimed to share local Aboriginal stories with the public through cutting edge technology, National Winner 2019

  • Australian Event Symposium 2018

  • The Event Ecosystem for their work on Associated Celebrity Talent & Global Event Talent Applications, National Winner 2019

  • Byron Bay Bluesfest presented 200 performances over the 5-day live music and cultural experience. National Winner 2018

  • Project Botanicals – a Journey to the Edges of Taste, Music and Imagination. National Winner 2018

  • Built by event planners for event planners, EventsAIR is a secure, cloud-based solution that can manage everything in a single online platform, National Winner 2020