Pffft, forget about the Oscars! It’s that time of year again when all eyes are on Eventex, as we announce the big winners of the 11th global awards for events and experience marketing. Despite what can only be described as a “somewhat sh*t year”, there are still plenty of positives to be found judging from the sheer number of entries we received for this edition. It’s not just the fact a record-breaking number of entries were submitted (561!) for Eventex Awards 2021 - it’s the quality. It’s incredible that despite these challenging few months, events and experiential marketing professionals still managed to produce some fantastic results and demonstrate loads of creativity and innovation.
The agencies that won the most Eventex Awards 2021 trophies are FUEL (Ireland) with 10 awards, WINK Creative Experiential Agency (the Netherlands) with 9, and Outreach Creative (UK) with 8 awards. Other agencies that won multiple awards include Qatar Vision Production Company (Qatar), Kenes Group (Switzerland), AIM Group (Italy), Partner of Events LLC (Russia), 12 o'clock Creative Concept Co (Taiwan), and Grupo Absolute (Spain).
The brands to receive the most recognition are Samsung Electronics GmbH - 11 awards, Anheuser-Busch Inbev and The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy both with 7 awards, and Mercedes-Benz Taiwan Ltd, “Center for the Development of Cultural Initiatives” NPO, and EDP Group with 6 each. Other popular brands among the big Eventex Awards 2021 winners are YouTube, SAP, Rolls-Royce, Pernod Ricard, Puma, PayPal, IBM, Google, and the BBC.
The US once again leads with 51 trophies, followed by the Netherlands with 33 and Russia with 29. The Grand Prix Best Live Event went to SpaceBuzz: VR Education Programme for Children to create Ambassadors of planet Earth by SpaceBuzz & MediaMonks & The Others & Unbranded. The Grand Prix Best Virtual Event & Experience was awarded to The Uncensored Library by DDB Germany & MediaMonks.
Once again, congratulations to all winners and here’s to even more successful times ahead! Pre-registration for Eventex Awards 2022 has already begun. To register and find out more about the most esteemed accolade in the world of events and experiential marketing, go to eventex.co/register.