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The 2021 Australian Event Awards concluded on 31 October 2021. A Full list of Finalists and Winners can be found below.

“The overall number and quality of the entries we received in 2021 really depicts the strength and resilience of our changing industry, and the collective drive we have to succeed in the face of adversity.” Peter Rix AM, Co-Chair of the Judging Panel.

2021

Best Live or Hybrid Corporate Event

  • WINNER: Class of 2020: Celebrate Together, The University of Sydney, New South Wales
  • Australian Defence Industry Awards 2020, Momentum Connect, National Event
  • Harley-Davidson Pan America Media Launch 2021, The Shift, New South Wales
  • Brisbane Truck Show 2021, Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia, Queensland
  • JHCPBG Barangaroo Crossover Cavern Events 2021, Eventify Pty Ltd, New South Wales

 

Best Online Event Delivery Platform

  • WINNER: EventsAIR for OnAIR

 

Best Virtual Small Event

  • WINNER: EY Secrets of the Archibald 2020, Jack Morton Australia
  • Ashurst CPD Boost 2021, Synergy Effect
  • Clinical Labs End of Year Celebration 2020, We are Phoenix

 

Best Achievement in Marketing or Communication

  • WINNER: Northern Territory Major Events Company for their work on Parrtjima – a Festival in Light 2021
  • Bar Pop for their work on FACTORY SUMMER FESTIVAL 2020/2021
  • Bar Pop for their work on Perth Craft Beer Festival 2020

 

Best Virtual Congress, Conference or Exhibition

  • WINNER: Igniting our Future Conference 2021, Peanut Productions
  • EY Transformation Realised 2021, Jack Morton Australia
  • Supply Nation Connect 2021, Fourth Wall
  • National Insurance Brokers Association Virtual Convention 2020, Spaces Interactive
  • Committee on Space Research Scientific Assembly 2021 (43rd), ICMS Australasia

 

Best Achievement in Studio Management

  • WINNER: Big Picture for their work at the Big Picture Live Event Studio
  • Connected Event Group for their work at the Connected Event Studios

 

Best Virtual Corporate Event

  • WINNER: Johnson and Johnson Medical Devices Annual Sales and Training Meeting 2021, Eventful Meetings and Events
  • FTA Virtual Conference 2020, Treasury Re-Imagined, KE Creative Events
  • Carat Couch-ella 2021, MKTG
  • General Motors Speciality Vehicles Corvette and Silverado Launch 2021, Jack Morton Australia
  • Love Your Work Conference 2020, We are Phoenix

 

Best Live or Hybrid Congress, Conference or Exhibition

  • WINNER: Brisbane Truck Show 2021, Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia, Queensland
  • World of Drones and Robotics Congress 2020, Carillon Conference Management Pty Limited, Queensland
  • Ozwater’21, Australian Water Association, South Australia

 

Best Technical Achievement in a Live or Hybrid Event

  • WINNER: ORACLE – LIQUID PTY LTD for their work on Sea World Carnivale 2021
  • Bar Pop for their work on SNACK Showgrounds: New Year’s Eve 2020

 

Best Innovation, New Product or New Service

  • WINNER: Evise and Pyrus for their work on Know My Name Conference 2020
  • VenuesLive for Stadium Park Karts
  • Imagination for Australian Wine CONNECT
  • EventsAIR for AIRCast Studio
  • Ferve Tickets Pty Ltd for their Hybrid Event Platform

 

Best Virtual Public Event

  • WINNER: University of Tasmania Virtual Open Day 2020, Spaces Interactive
  • Seven Sisters Virtual Festival 2020, We are Phoenix
  • Love Your Work Conference 2020, We are Phoenix

 

Best Virtual Brand Event

  • WINNER: Salesforce Live Series 2020/2021, The Company We Keep
  • Personalisation Through the Generations 2021, Synergy Effect
  • AWS Summit Online Australia and New Zealand 2021, Imagination
  • Telstra Vantage Remixed 2020, Imagination

 

Best Charity or Cause-Related Event

  • WINNER: Gibb Challenge 2021, Karunjie Event Management Pty Ltd, Western Australia
  • Telethon Family Festival 2020, Optus Stadium, Western Australia
  • CareerTrackers Leadership Development Institute Conference & Gala Awards Night 2021, The Company We Keep
  • Change the World 2021, Hancock Creative, National Event
  • Preventing Cervical Cancer 2021 Virtual Conference, BKA Events Pty Ltd

 

State Winner
QLD: Fly into July 2020, Fly into July Ltd, Queensland

 

Best Technical Achievement in a Virtual Event

  • WINNER: Big Picture for their work on Dally M Awards 2020
  • CrowdComms for their work on Australian Council for Educational Leaders 2020 Global Conference and ACEL Early Childhood Conference 2021
  • Eventful Meetings and Events for their work on Johnson and Johnson Medical Devices Annual Sales and Training Meeting 2021
  • Evise and Pyrus for their work on Know My Name Conference 2020

 

Coates Best Community Event

  • WINNER: Coogee Live 2021, City of Cockburn, Western Australia
  • RACQ MotorFest 2021, Queensland
  • City of Perth Christmas Lights Trail 2020/2021, Western Australia
  • Sun Run 2021, Northern Beaches Council, New South Wales
  • Luminight 2021, City of Joondalup, Western Australia

 

 

Best Live or Hybrid Brand Event

  • WINNER: DoorDash Delivers for the State of Origin I, II, & III 2021, MKTG Sports + Entertainment, New South Wales & Queensland
  • Red Bull Balloon Dive 2021, The Shift, New South Wales
  • Borat Subsequent MovieFilm stunt 2020 for Amazon Studios, Amazon Prime and Event Eleven, Rizer, New South Wales
  • The Hendrick’s Most Unusual Balloon Bar 2020, Havas Blvd, New South Wales

 

 

Best Achievement in Design

  • WINNER: Electric Canvas (The) for their work on Brisbane City Hall Christmas Projections 2020 (Gold Lotto City Hall Lights Spectacular)
  • We are Phoenix for their work on Love Your Work Virtual Conference 2021
  • Nicholas Tory and the Ample Projects Design Team for their work on The Mini Beasts 2020/2021

 

Best Regional Event

  • WINNER: Parrtjima – A Festival in Light 2021, Northern Territory Major Events Company
  • Byron Music Festival 2021, Byron Music Productions Pty Ltd, New South Wales
  • ‘Light Up Orange’ – NYE LASER, Light and Sound Show 2020, LASERVISION, New South Wales
  • Artstate Wagga Wagga 2020, Regional Arts New South Wales
  • Horizon Festival 2020, Sunshine Coast Regional Council, Queensland

 

 

Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event

  • WINNER: Parramatta Lanes 2020, City of Parramatta, New South Wales
  • Parrtjima – A Festival in Light 2021, Northern Territory Major Events Company
  • Adelaide Fringe 2021, South Australia
  • Shining a Light: The Story of Us 2021, City of Perth, Western Australia
  • Perth Festival 2021, Western Australia

 

State or Territory Finalists and Winner
WINNER QLD: Factory Summer Festival Brisbane 2020, Bar Pop, Queensland
NSW: Evening at The Headland 2021 (An), Sydney Festival, New South Wales
NT: BASSINTHEGRASS Music Festival 2021, Northern Territory Major Events Company
SA: Borealis 2021, Gluttony, South Australia

 

Best Live or Hybrid Small Event

  • WINNER: Airwaves – The Drive-In Music Festival 2020, Buskers by the Creek Inc, Queensland
  • James Hardie Australia Business Conference 2021, Synergy Effect, National Event
  • Summer X Salt Markets 2020/2021, Salty Events Pty Ltd, Western Australia
  • Wine Tasting Fest 2020, Kenvale College of Hospitality, Cookery & Events, New South Wales

 

 

Best Live or Hybrid Public Event

  • WINNER: Adelaide Fringe 2021, South Australia
  • Parrtjima – A Festival in Light 2021, Northern Territory Major Events Company
  • WA Day Festival 2021, Lux Events, Western Australia
  • Santos Festival of Cycling 2021, South Australian Tourism Commission
  • For The Love – URBNSURF 2021, Untitled Group, Victoria
  • Taste of the Beaches 2021, Northern Beaches Council, New South Wales

 

State or Territory Finalists
NSW: Sydney Royal Easter Show 2021, Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales
NT: BASSINTHEGRASS Music Festival 2021, Northern Territory Major Events Company
WA: Perth Craft Beer Festival | Froth Town 2020, Bar Pop, Western Australia

 

Small Event Management Organisation of the Year

  • WINNER: Nectar Creative Communications
  • Erin Madeley Consulting
  • Caroline James Events
  • JEM events
  • We are Phoenix

 

Event Management Organisation of the Year

  • WINNER: Rizer
  • Company We Keep (The)
  • Imagination
  • Shift Corp (The)
  • AGB Events Pty Ltd

 

Australian Event of the Year

  • WINNER: EY Secrets of the Archibald 2020, Jack Morton Australia
  • Adelaide Fringe 2021, South Australia
  • University of Tasmania Virtual Open Day 2020, Spaces Interactive
  • Brisbane Truck Show 2021, Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia, Queensland
  • Igniting our Future Conference 2021, Peanut Productions
  • DoorDash Delivers for the State of Origin I, II, & III 2021, MKTG Sports + Entertainment, New South Wales & Queensland
  • Salesforce Live Series 2020/2021, The Company We Keep
  • Class of 2020: Celebrate Together, The University of Sydney, New South Wales
  • Johnson and Johnson Medical Devices Annual Sales and Training Meeting 2021, Eventful Meetings and Events
  • Airwaves – The Drive-In Music Festival 2020, Buskers by the Creek Inc, Queensland
  • Gibb Challenge 2021, Karunjie Event Management Pty Ltd, Western Australia
  • Coogee Live 2021, City of Cockburn, Western Australia
  • Parramatta Lanes 2020, City of Parramatta, New South Wales
  • Parrtjima – A Festival in Light 2021, Northern Territory Major Events Company

 

Click here to download all results from previous years.

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

2010

  • David Atkins
  • David Churches

2011

  • Peter Rix

2012

  • Mary Lopez AM
  • Lena Malouf CSEP AIFD
  • John Allen AM

2013

  • Di Henry AM
  • Sandy Hollway

2014

  • John Trevillian
  • David Grant

2015

  • Ron Walker AC CBE
  • Meri Took

2016

  • Peter Jones

2017

  • Ignatius Jones

2020

  • Harvey Lister

2021

  • John Harnden AM