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The 2023 Australian Event Awards was held on 13 September 2023. A full list of Nominees and Winners can be found below.

2023

OnePlan Best Sporting Event

  • WINNER: Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2023, VIC
  • LIV Golf Adelaide 2023, Performance54, SA

 

Best Tourism Event

  • WINNER: Vivid Sydney 2023, Destination NSW
  • Sydney WorldPride 2023, NSW
  • Rio Tinto Christmas Lights Trail 2023, City of Perth, WA
  • Tasmania’s Taste of Summer 2022
  • Thomas Dambo’s Giants of Mandurah 2022/2023, FORM, WA

 

Best Charity or Cause-Related Event

  • WINNER: Sydney WorldPride 2023, NSW
  • Variety of Chefs Gala Ball 2022, Variety – The Children’s Charity, TAS
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) NSW Gala Ball 2022, FCM Meetings & Events, NSW
  • Telethon 7 2022, RAC Arena Perth and Channel 7 Telethon Trust, WA
  • Parkinson’s Queensland 2023 Really Big Walk, We Are Phoenix, QLD

 

State Winner

WINNER VIC: Horsepower In The High Country 2023, Delatite Drivers Car Club & Mansfield Shire Council, VIC

 

Best Congress or Conference Less than 500 Delegates

  • WINNER: Facing the Future: Aged Care 2030 and Beyond, 2023, ARIIA, SA
  • Future Brisbane 2022, News Corporation Australia, QLD

 

Best Congress or Conference 500 Delegates or Over

  • WINNER: Sydney WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2023, NSW
  • Orbital 2023, FCM Meetings & Events and Optus, NSW
  • ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting 2023, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, NSW
  • World Mining Congress (26th) 2023, ICMS Australasia, QLD

 

Best Exhibition or Trade Show

  • WINNER: Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) 2023, Talk2 Media & Events, VIC
  • The Inaugural AIDN Policy Symposium & Sovereign Capability Showcase 2022, Precision Public Affairs, ACT

 

Best Corporate Event

  • WINNER: Orbital 2023, Optus, NSW
  • Salesforce World Tour Sydney 2023, The Company We Keep, NSW
  • Xerocon Sydney 2022, INVNT, NSW
  • HP Elevate 2022, OMG XP, NSW
  • PwC Partner Ignite 2022, HeadBox, TAS

 

State or Territory Nominee and Winner

WINNER WA: Industry Re-Spark 2022, Phenomenon Event Services, WA

TAS: WISE X 2022,We Are Phoenix, TAS

 

Best Brand Event

  • WINNER: FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, Sydney Harbour Bridge Unity Celebration, The Shift Corp, NSW
  • NO/BS 2022, We Are Phoenix, VIC
  • Melbourne Creator Festival 2022, The Tides Creative Production, VIC
  • Ford Mustang Mach-E Launch at the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2023, We Are Phoenix, VIC
  • Sony Kando 2023, SUBVRT, QLD

 

Best Community Event

  • WINNER: National Multicultural Festival 2023, ACT Government
  • Moomba Festival 2023, City of Melbourne, VIC
  • Coogee Live 2023, City of Cockburn, WA
  • Sydney WorldPride 2023, NSW
  • National NAIDOC Awards 2022, 33 Creative, VIC
  • LIT 2023, Wyndham City Council, VIC

 

State Nominee and Winner

WINNER NT: Barunga Festival 2023, Bagala Aboriginal Corporation, NT

NSW: Chatswood Food Trail 2022, The Event Space, NSW

 

Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event

  • WINNER: Joondalup Festival 2023, WA
  • National Multicultural Festival 2023, Community Services Directorate, ACT
  • Vivid Sydney 2023, Destination NSW
  • Carmen on Cockatoo Island 2022, Opera Australia, NSW
  • Adelaide Fringe 2023, SA

 

State Nominee and Winner

WINNER QLD: Get Technical! – Behind the Curtain of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Global Creatures, NSW, QLD, WA

WINNER VIC: National NAIDOC Awards 2022, 33 Creative, VIC

VIC: Firefly Night Market 2023, Wyndham City Council, VIC

 

Best Small Regional Event

  • WINNER: The Enchanted Forest 2023, The Laservision Pty Ltd, NSW
  • Solstice Search Party 2023, Warrnambool City Council, VIC
  • Three Springs Silo Projection – Opening Night 2023, Shire of Three Springs, WA

 

Best Regional Event

  • WINNER: Deni Ute Muster 2022, Deni Play On The Plains Festival Ltd, NSW
  • Moama Lights – Lighting up the Murray 2022, Murray River Council, NSW

 

Best Small Event

  • WINNER: Firefly Night Market 2023, Wyndham City Council, VIC
  • Winter Street Party 2023, Wyndham City Council, VIC

 

Best New Event

  • WINNER: Get Technical! – Behind the Curtain of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Global Creatures, NSW, QLD, WA
  • Open For Lunch 2022, Premium Media, NSW
  • The Inaugural AIDN Policy Symposium & Sovereign Capability Showcase 2022, Precision Public Affairs, ACT
  • Australian Hydrogen Research Conference 2023, Arinex, ACT
  • Night at the Barrack 2022, North Head Manly, Second Sunday, NSW

 

State Winner

WINNER QLD: Flichella 2022, FCM Meetings & Events, QLD

 

Best Achievement in Design

  • WINNER: Artists In Motion for their work on Dubai World Cup – Closing Ceremony 2023
  • Ample Projects for their work on Wild Lights Taronga Vivid Sydney 2023

 

Best Achievement in Marketing or Communication

  • WINNER: Milestone Creative for their work on KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix Sydney 2023
  • Sydney Festival for their work on Sydney Festival 2023
  • Destination NSW for their work on Vivid Sydney 2023
  • Australian Grand Prix Corporation for their work on Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2023
  • Talk2 Media & Events for their work on Asia Pacific Incentives & Meetings Event 2023

Best Technical Achievement or Innovation

  • WINNER: Mandylights for their work on Dark Spectrum 2023
  • The Electric Canvas for their work on Winter Wonderlights at Sovereign Hill 2022
  • The Shift Corp for their work on their season of events 2022/2023
  • AV1 for their work on intelliflo LIVE 2023

 

Best Export

  • WINNER: Artists In Motion for their 2022/2023 International Achievements
  • Moltern Immersive & The Mandala Social for their work on Noor Riyadh Light Art Festival 2022
  • DAE Global for their work on Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games Handover Ceremony

 

Venue of the Year

  • WINNER: RAC Arena, Perth, WA
  • WINX Stand, Royal Randwick, Australian Turf Club, NSW
  • Darwin Waterfront, NT
  • Bondi Pavilion, Waverley Council, NSW
  • Perth Town Hall, City of Perth, WA

Theming, Branding or Styling Company of the Year

  • WINNER: Phenomenon Event Services

 

Production Company of the Year

  • WINNER: Stagekings
  • NW Group
  • The P. A. People Pty Ltd
  • AV1 PTY LTD

Hire Company of the Year

  • WINNER: Table Art
  • Weeding Hire

 

Advisory Company of the Year

  • WINNER: Intelligent Risks Pty Ltd
  • MI Associates Pty Limited trading as MI Global Partners
  • Sentry Business Resilience Solutions Pty Ltd

 

Service Company of the Year

  • WINNER: Clean Vibes Pty Ltd

 

New Event Product of the Year

  • WINNER: Stagekings

 

PCO of the Year

  • WINNER: ICMS Australasia Pty Ltd
  • Arinex Pty Ltd
  • Nectar Creative Communications

 

Small Event Management Company of the Year

  • WINNER: The Bite Project
  • OMG XP
  • VEE Agency
  • We Are Gather Pty Ltd
  • KE Creative Events

 

Public Event Management Company of the Year

  • WINNER: The Shift Corp
  • SUBVRT

 

Corporate Event Management Company of the Year

  • WINNER: We Are Phoenix
  • The Bite Project
  • HeadBox Solutions Pty Ltd
  • SUBVRT
  • CAPITAL-e Marketing & Events

 

State Or Territory Award

  • WINNER: Australian Capital Territory

 

Event Supplier of the Year

  • WINNER: Clean Vibes Pty Ltd
  • Phenomenon Event Services
  • Intelligent Risks Pty Ltd
  • Stagekings
  • Table Art
  • RAC Arena, Perth, WA

 

Event Management Company of the Year

  • WINNER: ICMS Australasia Pty Ltd
  • The Shift Corp
  • We Are Phoenix
  • The Bite Project

Australian Event of the Year

  • WINNER: Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2023, VIC
  • The Enchanted Forest 2023, The Laservision Pty Ltd, NSW
  • FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, Sydney Harbour Bridge Unity Celebration, The Shift Corp, NSW
  • Deni Ute Muster 2022, Deni Play On The Plains Festival Ltd, NSW
  • Sydney WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2023, NSW
  • Vivid Sydney 2023, Destination NSW
  • Sydney WorldPride 2023, NSW
  • Firefly Night Market 2023, Wyndham City Council, VIC
  • Facing the Future: Aged Care 2030 and Beyond, ARIIA, SA
  • Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) 2023, Talk2 Media & Events, VIC
  • Orbital 2023, Optus, NSW
  • Get Technical! – Behind the Curtain of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Global Creatures, NSW, QLD, WA
  • National Multicultural Festival 2023, ACT Government
  • Joondalup Festival 2023, WA

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

2022

  • Christine McLoughlin AM

2023

  • Simon Balderstone AM