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Events

Categories devoted to their majesties EVENTS! In-person, hybrid, and virtual event formats are eligible to compete in this track.
Art, Entertainment & Public Events
Art Event
Celebrating the synergy between events and art in all its forms, genres, or style. Dance, music, literature, visual, or street art events, exhibitions, installations, performances, and more are welcome here. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are eligible.
Ball
Any formal dancing party or dress-up gathering followed by a social dance in a ballroom is welcome here.
Carnival
Outdoor festivals or public celebrations involving music, dances, masquerade, or other entertainment elements such as parades, public street parties, processions, etc.
Celebration Event
Corporate or community events created to celebrate an occasion, anniversary, or milestone. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Ceremony
Events celebrating a particular occasion, achievement, or anniversary belong here, such as awards ceremonies, opening or closing ceremonies, etc. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Concert
Live concerts are powerful event experiences often embellished with creative stage design, innovative performance concepts, special effects, and lighting. That’s the category where your spectacular concert can prove it was the best out there.
Cultural Event
This category celebrates culture in all its forms. All events that promote culture or cultural sensitivity belong here including parades, shows, art events or exhibitions, music or dance events, festivals, fairs, theater, etc.
Entertainment Event
Any type of event meant to entertain and bring joy is welcome in this category. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Fashion Event
Fashion shows, fairs, pop-ups, parties, and other fashion events are welcome in this category. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are eligible.
Festival
Music, film, art, food, dance, or any other public or community festival that celebrates a specific theme can compete in this category.
Interactive Performance
A category devoted to events where the audience becomes a co-creator in the performance experience, through the facilitation of trained performers. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Live Show
Events presented before a live audience, including live performances and shows, fashion shows, competitions, games, comedy, theater, circus performances, concerts, live TV and radio broadcasts, etc.
Municipal Event
Public events organized for/by a municipality including celebrations, concerts, festivals, shows, parades, art events, etc.
Music Event
All events where music is the main focus belong here, including concerts, music festivals, live vocal or instrumental performances and shows, etc. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Outdoor Event
A category for any event that took place outdoors, such as outdoor fairs, expos, festivals, carnivals, music events, sporting events, roadshows, entertainment events, thematic outdoor events such as Christmas markets or food fairs, temporary outdoor amusement parks, etc.
Public Event
Events open to the general public including all kinds of entertainment events, art exhibitions or installations, cultural or leisure events, fairs, pride parades, festivals, sporting events, etc.
Roadshow
A series of shows or events touring a country, a region, or worldwide. Entertainment events, art exhibitions, music events, information or educational campaigns, product launches, brand engagement events, celebrations, shows, fairs, etc, are all eligible.
Corporate & Community Events
B2B Event
A category for events created to build and reinforce business relationships, including trade shows, conferences, corporate parties or shows, galas, etc. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
B2C Event
Events created to engage the end consumer, such as consumer shows, exhibitions, promotional events, etc. belong in this category. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Budget Event
This category recognizes events that have managed to create a high impact and deliver great results on a relatively low budget. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Community Engagement Event
Any event created to engage, reinforce, or celebrate a community belongs in this category. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Corporate Event
Any business event intended to reward, honor, engage, or educate employees, partners, shareholders, or customers (e.g. conferences, seminars, incentives, cycle meetings, corporate parties, celebrations, awards, etc.). Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Customer Engagement Event
Customer-centric events created to foster the relationship with existing customers or engage target customers (e.g. consumer shows, promotional events, product launch events, celebrations, etc.). Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Gala
The gala – queen of all parties, is a special breed of celebratory event with spectacular entertainment, unique performances, splendid theme, and special guests. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Green Event
This category recognizes the most sustainable events. This includes all types of in-person or hybrid events using green practices and demonstrating environmental consciousness.
Hackathon
Hackathons, datathons, or coding competitions are welcome here. In-person, online, and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Partner Engagement Event
Any corporate event intended to reinforce the relationship with partners, sponsors, and stakeholders fits this category (e.g. corporate parties, celebrations, incentive trips, galas, etc.). Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Virtual Events
Virtual Event
Any online event that involves people interacting in a virtual environment can enter this category.
Hybrid Event
A category dedicated to hybrid events, no matter the type or industry. If your hybrid event deserves to be crowned the best hybrid event, that’s the right category!
Live Streaming Event
Any live-streamed event, no matter the online channel or tech used could enter this category.
Metaverse Event
Some say the metaverse is the next chapter for virtual events. This is the category for any innovative gatherings that leverage the power of VR to create engaging, social, and immersive events in the metaverse.
Online Educational Event
Any educational training, masterclass, seminar, or course conducted online can enter.
Virtual B2B Event
B2B events conducted online can apply for this category.
Virtual B2C Event
B2C events conducted online can apply for this category.
Virtual Ceremony
A ceremony conducted online such as awards, opening or closing ceremonies, or ceremonies celebrating a particular occasion.
Virtual Conference
A category devoted to virtual conferences, conventions, congresses, etc.
Virtual Corporate Event
Any virtual business event intended to reward, honor, engage, or educate employees, partners, shareholders, or customers (e.g. virtual conferences, seminars, incentives, cycle meetings, corporate parties, celebrations, awards, etc).
Weddings & Private Events
Birthday Party [NEW]
A category dedicated to the most creative, spectacular and outstanding birthday parties. Ageing with style? This is your category.
Party [NEW]
Pop the champagne! Any type of social gathering with guests to celebrate a particular occasion is welcome here, including birthday parties, engagements, bachelor, or bachelorette parties, graduation parties, bridal and baby showers, etc.
Personal Event
Events that mark a personal occasion, achievement, or special day belong here such as weddings, anniversaries, family reunions, bridal showers, etc.
Religious Ceremony [NEW]
Church wedding ceremonies, bar and bat mitzvah ceremonies, Diwali celebrations, baptism, first communion, confirmation, and other religious ceremonies are all welcome in this category.
Wedding [NEW]
One of the most beautiful and anticipated events in one's life — the wedding! Classic or innovative, big or small, if you believe your wedding deserves to be crowned the best wedding, here's the category for you.
Conferences, Meetings & Expos
Association Meeting
Professional association events, no matter the industry, length, or frequency can compete in this category where we recognize the most outstanding association meetings. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Conference
This category presents a global stage for organizers to showcase their best conferences, regardless of topic, location, size, and target audience. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Consumer Show
This category includes B2C expos, fairs, exhibits, demos, and showcases of any size, intended to introduce consumers to products or services. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Convention
A category devoted to large conferences and meetings centered around a specific industry, profession, or fandom. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Educational Event
Тrainings, workshops, seminars, masterclasses, and educational courses are eligible for an award in this category. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Fair
All kinds of fairs are welcome here, including thematic fairs such as art & craft fairs, food fairs, book fairs, Christmas fairs, career fairs, university fairs, etc. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Healthcare & Wellness Event
Events dedicated to the topics of healthcare, wellness and well-being, mental health, healthy habits and lifestyle, and more. From conferences and expos to workshops and group activities, various types of events can enter this category. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Medical Congress
Outstanding medical and healthcare events belong in this category to gain the recognition they deserve. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Networking Event
Any event that aims effectively for networking among participants, including B2B matchmaking, speed meetings, thematic networking events, memberships gatherings, etc. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Pharma Conference
Pharmaceutical conferences, gatherings, congresses, forums, and more belong in this category. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Scientific Event
This category is dedicated to the scientific community and its professional gatherings, including congresses, conferences, conventions, symposia, forums, etc. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Summit
Events or meetings of highest-level officials, leaders, or experts in a particular field (government, business, or nonprofit) that gather to discuss an important matter or topic. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Tech Event
Any tech event that deserves admiration is welcome here — from geeky gadget conventions to high-tech trade shows. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Thought Leadership Event
Any event that invites high-profile speakers to express expert opinions with the goal to present a brand’s authority in a particular domain. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Trade Show
A category to showcase the art of showcasing. B2B trade shows and expos of all sizes and themes worldwide are welcome to take a shot at winning in this category. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Sports & Tournaments
Esports Event
Gaming events, championships, tournaments, competitions, or contests either played in front of an audience or live-streamed.
Sporting Event
Sporting competitions, tournaments, marathons, races, games, team sports, and other sporting events are eligible for this category. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Tournament
Contests, competitions, championships, league playoffs, or any other series of games or contests that make up a single unit of competition to determine a winner.
American Football Tournament [NEW]
A category dedicated to the magic of American football and all its games and tournaments — both stateside and internationally.
Athletics Tournament [NEW]
With its vast number of disciplines, the queen of sports deserves a separate category. Running, jumping, and throwing, to name a few, or multi-disciplinary competitions are all eligible for this category.
Baseball Tournament [NEW]
Baseball competitions of all shapes and sizes are eligible to strike in this category.
Basketball Tournament [NEW]
You have organized an outstanding basketball tournament, game, or playoff? This is the category for you.
Boxing Tournament [NEW]
Boxing galas, boxing matches, boxing championships, and all other sporting events dedicated to the sweet science are welcome here.
Cricket Tournament [NEW]
All cricket matches, tournaments, and cups can enter this category.
Cycling Tournament [NEW]
A category dedicated to bicycle racing — track, road, off-road, or mountain. All types of biking competitions are welcome here.
Football Tournament [NEW]
Football tournaments, competitions, and championships, regardless of their tier, scope, or location are welcome here.
Hockey Tournament [NEW]
This category welcomes all ice hockey or field hockey contests, competitions, games, or playoffs.
Martial Arts Tournament [NEW]
Any form of contest that involves one of the many single combat styles of fighting, such as kung fu, judo, or MMA.
Racing Tournament [NEW]
All racing competitions are welcome here — running, racewalking, animal racing, motor racing, boat racing, etc.
Rugby Tournament [NEW]
All sporting events that involve rugby matches are fit for this category.
Tennis Tournament [NEW]
Amateur or professional, junior or senior, local or international — all tennis competitions are eligible for this category.
Volleyball Tournament [NEW]
Are you ready to serve for the win with your outstanding volleyball contest, match, or championship? This is your place to show it.
Events By Region
African Event
You believe your event was the best in Africa. This is where you prove it! This category encompasses all events that took place on the second largest continent on Earth – Africa. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Asian Event
Your event can compete in this category if it took place in one of the following countries or regions: China, Japan, South Korea and Hong Kong and other Northeast Asian countries, South and Southeast Asia, Central Asia. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Australian / Oceanian Event
You’ve organized the most outstanding event in Australia / Oceania – here’s the category where you can prove it. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Canadian Event
Want to prove you’ve organized the best event in Canada? This is the right category for you! Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Chinese Event
Want to prove you’ve organized the best event in China? This is the right category for you! Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
European Event
Europe is home to some of the most creative and outstanding events in the world. If your event deserves to be recognized as the best in Europe, this category is for you. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Indian Event
A category devoted to the vibrant and colourful Indian events! Yours was the brightest – show us! Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Latin American Event
Your event took place in Latin America (South America, Central America and the Caribbean region, Mexico) – it belongs to this category. Prove you rocked the whole Latin American event world! Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
Middle Eastern Event
Your event shined brighter among all events in the whole Middle East? If so, let it shine even brighter after winning the Eventex prestigious trophy. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
UK Event
The UK is one of the countries that sets the trends in the event industry and hosts some of the most spectacular and outstanding events on the planet. If yours is one of them, don’t hesitate to enter this category and prove it. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.
US Event
Does your event deserve to be crowned as the best USA event? If “yes”, “definitely”, “you bet!” are your answers, here’s where you should include it. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.

Brand Experiences

Categories celebrating the art of brand building and brand reinforcement through live communication.
Brand Experiences: Sectors
Brand Experience - Agriculture
Brands related to the agriculture or agribusiness sector.
Brand Experience - Alcoholic Beverages
All alcoholic drinks brands: wine, beer, cider, spirits, etc.
Brand Experience - Art & Culture
Brands related to the art & culture sector such as cinemas, theatres, art galleries, museums, historic sites, etc.
Brand Experience - Automotive
All brands related to vehicles, tires, petrol, gasoline, oil, spare parts and accessories, in-car entertainment, GPS, and other segments of the automotive industry.
Brand Experience - Beauty
All kinds of brands related to the beauty industry including cosmetics, fragrances, hair products, nail products, beauty services, etc.
Brand Experience - Communication & Public Services
Brands representing service providers, broadband, postal and courier services, yellow pages, directory inquiries, search engines, energy, and utility providers, etc.
Brand Experience - Consumer & Business Services
Legal, financial, B2B services, consultancies & professional services, other business services.
Brand Experience - Consumer Durables
Brands covering consumer products that are made to last for an extended period of time such as technology, homeware, furniture and lighting, toys, home appliances, and other durables.
Brand Experience - Ecommerce
Brands in the ecommerce sector such as ecommerce stores, ecommerce platforms, ecommerce startups, dropshipping businesses, etc.
Brand Experience - FMCG
FMCG brands (except food and beverages) such as cleaning products, toiletries, personal care goods, household goods, or other non-durable goods.
Brand Experience - Fashion
Brands related to the fashion industry including clothing, eyewear, footwear, jewelry, accessories, sportswear, lingerie, etc.
Brand Experience - Financial Services
Brands covering banks, insurance, credit cards, pension plans, investments, and related online services, etc.
Brand Experience - Food & Beverages
Brands representing food and drinks (except alcoholic beverages).
Brand Experience - Healthcare
Brands representing healthcare products and services such as hospitals, health facilities, wellness and healthy lifestyle products/services and any products or services related to our physical or mental health.
Brand Experience - Leisure
Brands related to the leisure industry such as museums & galleries, gambling, sports, gaming, and other recreation or rest-related products and services.
Brand Experience - Logistics
Brands related to the logistics sector, such as inbound transportation, outbound transportation, warehousing, inventory management, demand planning, etc.
Brand Experience - Luxury & Premium Brands
Brands representing luxury clothes, accessories, artisanal and custom-made products, jewelry, premium cosmetic products, upscale hotels and resorts, elite travel experiences, value-added services, luxury automobiles, private aircraft, yachts and motorboats, premium alcoholic beverages, etc.
Brand Experience - Media & Entertainment
Brands related to the media & entertainment industry: music, film, television, magazines, books, digital platforms, and other media and entertainment channels/services.
Brand Experience - Non-for-profit/Government
Government, public information, military, charities, other not-for-profit campaigns, events, and experiences.
Brand Experience - Pharma
Brands representing pharmaceuticals and OTC drugs.
Brand Experience - Retail
Retail industry brands such as supermarkets, department stores, ecommerce, restaurants, and fast food.
Brand Experience - Science
Brands related to science such as science laboratories, science institutes, science magazines/books, science museums, universities, etc.
Brand Experience - Sports
Brands related to the sports industry, including sports venues, sports equipment, clothing and shoes, sports facilities, sports clubs, etc.
Brand Experience - Technology
Technology brands such as computers and laptops, mobile devices, media players, smartwatches and wearable technology, software, groupware, operating systems, SaaS/cloud-based services, robots, etc.
Brand Experience - Travel
Brands related to the travel industry including tourism, transport, airlines, railways, car rentals, cruises, tour operators, tourist boards, hotels, resorts, etc.
PR & COMMUNICATION
Kick-A** Virtual Experience
Here’s a category for the true disruptors out there who dare to be different. This category is for the ones that stand out from the rest with their ingenious creativity, innovative ideas, and immense impact. Only virtual event formats are accepted here. Dare to kick-a**s in this category?
Virtual Brand Engagement Event
Virtual brand experiences that drive customer engagement to a brand, build great customer relationships, and have strong post-event impact fall into this category.
Virtual Community Engagement Event
Virtual events created to engage, reinforce or celebrate a community belong in this category.
Virtual Employee Engagement Event
Internal virtual events which bring HR to the next level as part of an integrated employee engagement or employer branding strategy (e.g. virtual team-building, employee training, employee appreciation events, awards, celebrations, etc.).
Virtual Event for Good [NEW]
Virtual events or experiences that aim to do good by addressing different causes, solving various issues, and advocating progress in specific areas belong to this category.
Virtual Gamified Experience
Virtual brand experiences that use gamification to engage the audience belong in this category.
Virtual Product Launch
Virtual events or experiences created to launch or relaunch a brand, product or service, will feel right at home in this category!
Brand Experiences: By Type
Brand Activation
This category celebrates the art of bringing brands to life and forming long-term emotional connections via experiences. Any experience that enables your brand to engage directly with consumers and build a loyal brand community belongs here. Both in-person and hybrid formats are eligible.
Brand Engagement Event
Brand experiences that drive customer engagement to a brand, build great customer relationships and have strong post-event impact fall into this category. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Exhibition Experience
Exhibitions are a great opportunity to showcase products and services, create memorable experiences for your customers, and make your brand stand out. This category is for experiences that are part of an exhibition, trade, or consumer show (event, show booth, stand, pavilion, or brand display).
Experiential Event
Events organized to create engaging experiences and emotional draw towards a brand, product, or service are welcome to WOW us in this category. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Gamified Experience
Brand experiences or events that use gamification to engage the audience belong in this exciting category. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Immersive Experience
Brand experiences that immerse the audience into an illusory environment with the use of VR, AR, MR, Holography, Telepresence, FPV drone flight, 3D displays, haptic, spatial sensing technologies, etc.
Interactive Outdoor Experience
The leveraging of public spaces to immerse consumers in a brand experience or to communicate a brand’s message in an interactive and engaging way (experiential events, pop-ups, stunts, digital interactive installations, interactive street art, and more.)
Kick-A** Experience
Here’s a category for the true disruptors out there who dare to be different with their ingenious creativity, innovative ideas, and immense impact. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here. Dare to kick-a**s in this category?
Pop-up Experience
Masterfully planned impromptu gatherings, exquisite spontaneous celebrations, anticipated but unexpected happenings or experiences which ultimately impress audiences and draw new crowds.
Product Launch
Brand experiences or activations created to launch or relaunch a brand, product, or service, will feel right at home in this category. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Retail Experience
Retail brand experiences that enhance the purchasing process are welcome here, including in-store events, pop-up shops, street vendor experiences, experiential retail, retailtainment, etc.
Sampling Experience
Experiences or events that include a product sampling campaign or activity. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Seasonal Experience
Experiences that effectively capitalize on a season, holiday, or cultural event to drive results for their brands. Examples include experiences created for the Christmas/New Year’s Eve holiday season, Black Friday, Spring sales, Mother’s Day, etc. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Sponsorship Experience
All experiences created to promote a brand at an event as a part of a partnership or sponsorship agreement belong in this category, including experiences at big sporting events, entertainment events, festivals, concerts, conventions, trade shows, etc.
EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT & EMPLOYER BRANDING
Employee Engagement Event
Internal events which bring HR to the next level as part of an integrated employee engagement or employer branding strategy (e.g.incentive trips, reward programs, teambuilding, employee training programs, employee appreciation events, awards, celebrations, parties, etc.). Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Employee Recognition Program
A category for employee recognition awards that acknowledge employees for going above and beyond.
Employer Branding Event
Celebrating excellence in the art and science of employer branding. Any event, experience or initiative that is devoted to building or reinforcing an employer brand is welcome here. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Hiring Event
Hiring or recruitment events are welcome in this category. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Incentive Event
Corporate events intended to motivate or encourage employees through providing any kind of incentive belong to this category. This may include events as part of rewards, recognition or loyalty programs, retreats, incentive trips, etc.
Team Building
Events designed to increase motivation and promote cooperation in a team or a company could compete in this category.(e.g. retreats, corporate parties, training programs, business runs, team outings etc.). Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
For Good
Cause Event
Events that support or raise awareness about special causes will gain recognition in this awards category. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
CSR Experience
An opportunity to showcase your corporate social responsibility! Any event or experience that contributes to the improvement of the social, environmental and economic development of local communities or society at large is welcome. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Employee Giving & Volunteerism
Events and experiences that actively involve an organization’s employees in charity initiatives, volunteerism, and employee giving. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Environmental Good Event
Events or experiences created for the purpose of advocating sustainable development or promoting environmentally friendly practices. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Fundraising Event
This category showcases the most meaningful and effective fundraising and charity events around the world. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Inclusive Event [NEW]
The importance of inclusiveness in today's events is growing and there is a good reason for that. Here's a category dedicated to all events designed so that everyone can participate and no one is excluded regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, physical disabilities, etc.
Local Solution Event
Events or experiences that are benefiting a specific region or local area such as a neighbourhood, village, town or city. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Positive Change Event
Events or experiences that are meant to do good, trigger progress, or have a positive impact on our society, culture, environment, community, specific industry, niche or sector, etc. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.
Social Good Event
Events or experiences that contribute to solving social or humanitarian issues such as homelessness, children’s rights, race relations, gender equality, human rights, etc. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.

Marketing, Communications & Strategy

A track aimed at highlighting a particular aspect of an event/brand experience or their marketing or supporting campaign.
Digital Engagement
Branded Games
Games that are specifically designed to drive marketing interactions and increase community engagement in a fun and positive way. This can include but is not limited to online, mobile games, and apps.
Community Building & Engagement
Practices directed towards the creation or reinforcement of a collective social bond with a brand/organization/initiative and the formation of a community. This could be achieved through a single or a series of events as well as through a special campaign before, during, or after an event/experience.
Gamification
The application of game-design elements and game principles aimed at encouraging engagement and participation before, during, or after the event/experience.
Influencer Marketing
Social media marketing initiatives or campaigns that involve collaboration with popular social media influencers or celebrities to increase engagement in interactive ways and target specific audiences and markets.
Interactive Storytelling
A form of digital entertainment and enhanced storytelling that uses technological, social, or collaborative interactive features to captivate the audience/target group on multiple levels through adapted content and a unique user experience story based on the participant’s interactions with the story world.
Online Video
A category to celebrate effective digital video clips — individual or series — distributed over the internet.
Podcast
A series of episodes of audio or video files that users can stream, play and listen to, designed to maximize audience reach.
Real-Time Response
A targeted activity that utilizes social platforms to encourage real-time response to events and public affairs, which drives engagement and social sharing, and additionally assists in providing instant feedback, quality of learning, and a gamification element.
Referral Program
This category includes marketing initiatives designed to incentivize existing community/fanbase/customers to recommend an event or a brand/product as part of a brand activation campaign to their peers.
Social Media Campaign
This category recognizes the leveraging of social media platforms to increase brand awareness, connect with an audience, and achieve business goals.
Website Design
The creative and identity-relevant appearance, layout, content, and user experience of a website or a specific landing page.
STRATEGY
Health & Safety Management
The planning and impeccable implementation of health and safety measures at an event including the setting of health & safety policies or procedures, as well as on-site preparations and/or technological implementations that ensured the safety of visitors at an event.
Loyalty Program
Rewarding loyal customers/community members and making them feel valued by offering perks and a personalized experience goes a long way and this is the category where innovative loyalty-oriented programs and techniques fit right in.
Pivot To Virtual
Changing an event’s format from in-person to virtual is an art in itself and this is where your excellent job of pivoting to virtual can truly shine.
EVENT DESIGN
Event Storytelling
This category celebrates the use of technology, interactivity, and multisensory experience to take participants on a physical and emotional journey and reinforce key messaging through narrative and storytelling.
In-Store Marketing Touchpoints & Collateral
Temporary in-store communication elements of a retail experience – activated across point-of-sale, wayfinding, and visual merchandise designed to attract, engage and motivate towards immediate purchase, action, or engagement.
Meeting Design
The use of meeting design at an in-person/hybrid event or experience and its impact on the overall event outcomes.
Set Design
Stage design that moves beyond the presentation, speaker, or performance and becomes a feature in itself.
Use of Outdoor Space
Outdoor is the new indoor and the creative and innovative use of any outdoor venue, public, or green space is an excellent aspect of event planning to closely pay attention to and recognize.
PR & COMMUNICATION
Cross-channel Storytelling
Telling a brand’s story through multiple channels to reinforce holistic brand messaging and meaningful customer engagement. This can include but is not limited to desktop, mobile, wearable technology, outdoor installations, billboards, retail experiences, etc.
Event Marketing
A category that recognizes the best marketing strategies and campaigns aiming to maximize the event ROI such as visitor numbers, ticket sales, etc.
Media Innovation
This category can include change in several aspects of the conventional media landscape, such as bringing forth new media platforms, new business models and new ways of producing traditional and digital media.
PR Campaign
Campaigns with specific efforts in press relations, public affairs, lobbying, financial communications, stakeholder relations and the overall management of a brand’s reputation and public image.

Agencies & Teams

A track dedicated to the remarkable efforts of the agencies and teams that make the magic of events happen.
Agencies & Companies
Agency
All agencies that excel at organizing, producing, complementing, and carrying out remarkable events and experiences are welcome to compete in this category.
Catering Company
Our “gourmet” category to celebrate culinary art at events! If you offer catering services at events, here’s your chance to grab this prestigious prize and the events' world attention.
DMC
Here’s a category devoted only to you, Destination Management Companies. Prove you stand out from the crowd!
Incentive Agency
A category to reward those who reward for a living. If you’re an agency that organizes incentive trips or events, or any kind of reward or loyalty programs, here’s your chance to get the award you deserve!
Live Communication Agency
A category honoring the agencies responsible for the most creative and mind-blowing events and experiences out there – the live communications agencies.
PCO
There is an outstanding Professional Conference Organizer behind the scenes of almost every great conference in the world. Are you one of them? Enter this category to gain worldwide recognition for all you’ve achieved.
Production Company
This category is for those production agencies taking their clients’ events from the ground to the stars. You are one of the best out there? Get the recognition you deserve!
Rising Star Agency [NEW]
If your agency was founded in the last 4 years but your achievements already speak volumes, then here's your category. Show us why you are the best newcomer in the world of events and experience marketing.
Staffing Company
Companies or agencies that provide staff at events are eligible for this category. You are the best out there? Get the recognition you deserve!
Wedding Agency [NEW]
This is a category dedicated to the creators of probably the most special event in one's live — the wedding. If you are a top-notch wedding agency, we'd like to welcome you here!
Teams
Event Team
Behind every great event, there’s a greater team! Want to tell your teammates you’re proud of them and show your customers and the world they are in good hands with your one-of-a-kind team? Winning this category is the best way to do it!
Hotel Event Team [NEW]
Your hotel hosts amazing events and your team is the driving force behind that. Show us what makes you stand out from the rest in this category.
Marketing Team [NEW]
Are you a proud member of a marketing team that crafts up the best brand-building strategies and comes up with the most create ways to communicate and sell different products and services? If the answer is 'yes', then you are welcome to compete in this category.
Venue Event Team
A category devoted to the in-house team of any event venue.

Venues

A track celebrating the beauty of venues, hotels, and destinations and their ability to showcase events the way they deserve.
Venues
Venue
Do you have what it takes to be titled “Best Venue” out there? Enter this category to show the event world that you’ve got no competition!
Large Venue
Show any event organizer out there that your venue is BIG in every sense of the word! Venues with a capacity for more than 1000 people are eligible for this category.
Medium Venue
If you represent a medium-sized event venue with a capacity from 100 to 1000 people, that’s the right category to stand out.
Small Venue
Small in size but great in value? If your event venue has a capacity for up to 300 people, it’s eligible to compete in this category and prove you’re the best among your competitors.
Academic Venue
Venues on the grounds of or managed by a university, school, college, training center, etc., are all welcome in this category.
Arena / Stadium
Large venues with the capacity to host the biggest events – arenas, stadiums, big amphitheaters.
City Venue
A category that celebrates venues that shine brighter than the city lights. Any event venue located inside a city area is welcome here.
Convention Center
This category is dedicated to all large and majestic venues built to hold conventions, conferences, large meetings, exhibitions, or trade shows. If your convention center is among the best in the world, here’s the right place to prove it.
Exhibition Venue
Event venues where exhibitions, trade shows, or expos take place. If your venue provides the perfect setting for those, this is the right category for it.
Gala Venue
The queen of all parties – the gala, deserves nothing short of a royal venue! If you want to be globally recognized as the best home for such spectacular celebrations, this is the perfect category for you.
Historic Venue
A category dedicated to unique event venues with a rich history and thousands of stories. Old fortresses, castles, beautiful opera houses, theatres, churches, or any other historic venue that turns into event space, are suitable to compete in this category.
Hybrid Event Venue
A category devoted to venues that allow event organizers to host outstanding hybrid events.
Interactive Venue
Venues where guests participate in an activity: from an arcade/gaming venue, amusement park, escape room, rodeo, car racing, riding facility, or movie house, to a tasting lounge and obstacle course.
Live Streaming Virtual Studio
A category dedicated to studios or venues that provide all the facilities, equipment, tech, and staff to live-stream a virtual event.
Museum / Gallery
If your museum or gallery is a true piece of art as an event space, enter this category to get it the recognition it deserves.
Music Venue
A category for venues where concerts or musical performances take place. If your venue provides the perfect setting to enhance the magic of music, this category will fit like a glove.
New Venue
A category for venues established in the last 3 years. Here’s your best chance to stand out and attract the attention of the events world!
Outdoor Venue/Open-Air Venue
Venues hosting open-air/outdoor events and celebrations including garden areas, rooftop terraces/patios, golf playgrounds, amphitheaters, beach party places, squares, etc.
Product Launch Venue
You provide the perfect place for product launches and want to tell that to the world? If so, this category is just for you!
Restaurant Venue
Restaurants, bistros, fast-food joints, pubs, cafés, etc., hosting different kinds of events, are welcome here.
Rural Venue [NEW]
Venues located outside of city limits – in the countryside or a designated rural area. This can include golf resorts, chalets, lodges, farms, wineries, and historic sites.
Sustainable Venue
The greener, the greater: a category to honor eco-friendly venues with green practices and innovative approaches that protect the environment. The Eventex Awards trophy is not only prestigious but also totally eco-friendly and will perfectly complement your venue.
Unusual Venue
This category is for the bold and extraordinary ones: those venues which are different, unique, or unusual in terms of architecture, location, interior design, or whatever it is that makes them “out-of-the-box” venues. If this sounds like your venue, this category is the perfect fit.
Versatile Venue
This category celebrates venues that can be adapted to accommodate a variety of types and sizes of events. If yours is one of them, here’s an accolade you’d love to show off with!
Wedding Venue [NEW]
Does your venue have what it takes for a magical wedding? Enter this category to show you are the best.
Destinations
Destination
You are one of the best event destinations in the whole world? Go and get the recognition you deserve!
African Destination
We’re on the lookout for the best event destinations in Africa! If your city, municipality, resort, or other event destination deserves this honor, that’s the right category for you.
Asian Destination
You’re one of the best event destinations in all of Asia? That’s your chance to stand out from the rest!
Australian & Oceanian Destination
If your city, town, resort, or other event destination is worthy of the title “the best destination in Australia & Oceania”, that’s where it can get it.
Canadian Destination
We invite you to include your Canadian destination here and show the world why it’s the best choice for any great event.
European Destination
If you represent an event destination in Europe (a city, town, municipality, or resort) that deserves this prestigious award, here’s the category prove it.
Latin American Destination
This category is suitable for any event destination (city, town, resort, etc.) from all over Latin America: from Mexico through Central America and the Caribbean region, to South America).
Middle Eastern Destination
This category is looking for the best event destinations in the Middle East. If your city, town, or resort is among them, that’s your chance to shout that to the world.
UK Destination
Home to some amazing event destinations, the UK deserves its own category. Include your UK event destination to prove you stand out from the rest.
US Destination
You represent a top-notch US event destination that deserves recognition? Here’s the place to get it!
Entertainment Destination [NEW]
This is a category for the party-goers. If your destination offers top-notch amusement and leisure facilities, then here's the category for it.
Heritage Destination [NEW]
This is a category for all sites, towns, and areas whose cultural, historical, or environmental importance sets them apart from all other destinations.
Incentive Travel Destination [NEW]
Your destination is the perfect fit for all companies looking to reward their employees with a well-deserved vacation or trip? Here's your chance to get the recognition you deserve.
MICE Destination [NEW]
The best business event destinations are welcome to compete in this category.
Sports Destination [NEW]
Does your destination attract participants or the public to a particular sport or sporting event? If the answer is 'yes', then here's your chance to shine.
Sustainable Destination [NEW]
For you, tourism is not just about exponential visitor growth but also about the planet and the long-term environmental and human impact that ensue from it. In this category you are welcome to tell us about your sustainable destination and the environmentally and socially sound practices that set you apart from the others.
Wedding Destination [NEW]
This category is for all destinations with beautiful scenic locations that can make any wedding dream come true.
Hotels
Hotel [NEW]
This category is for any hotel that provides excellent facilities for the MICE industry, including hosting events, offering accommodation during business trips, or leisure activities during team buildings, etc.
Hotel Chain [NEW]
A category dedicated hotel brands where the ability to showcase and celebrate events is consistently outstanding across all chain properties. If this sounds like the hotel chain you represent, this is your chance to prove it.
Hotel Venue
Hotels are the venue of choice for many events. Prove that when it comes to hosting events, no other hotel can compare to yours!
Airport Hotel [NEW]
This category is designated for all hotels that are situated either at an airport or in very close proximity to one.
Business Hotel [NEW]
If business travelers prefer your hotel, then there must be a reason for that. Enter this category and tell us why you are the best.
City Hotel [NEW]
Location is one of your many assets. You are welcome to enter this category if your hotel lies in the heart of a city, or within a short distance of local business centers.
Convention Hotel [NEW]
You are either an amazing venue for organizing conferences or are located in close proximity to designated convention centers. Show us why MICE travelers can't go wrong with your hotel!
Luxury Hotel [NEW]
Roll the red carpet! Here comes the category dedicated to the most exquisite, opulent, and splendid of hotels — the luxury hotels. If your facilities and services fit this description, you are welcome to shine in this category.
Social Events Hotel [NEW]
We are on the lookout for hotels that exceed at hosting social events, such as family gatherings, dinner parties, reunions of any kind, or anything in between. Show us what sets your hotel apart from the rest in this lively category.
Spa / Wellness Hotel [NEW]
What makes your hotel outstanding is its variety of health- and leisure-related facilities such as its spa, sauna, fitness center, etc., and the different therapeutic procedures it offers. In that case, this is the place, where you can show your excellence to the world.
Sustainable Hotel [NEW]
This is the place, where your eco-friendly hotel will get its well-deserved recognition. We believe that best practices need to be shared and encouraged, especially when it comes to the preservation of our environment. Enter this category to spread a good example!
Team Building Hotel [NEW]
Your hotel has everything necessary for the perfect team building — from top-notch accommodation to the best recreational facilities. We welcome you to get the recognition you deserve by entering this category.
Wedding Hotel [NEW]
This is a category for all hotels that can provide an outstanding setting for the perfect wedding, including venue, catering, and accommodation.

Event Technology

A group of categories dedicated to the wonder of event technology that deserve our most sincere OOH!-s and WOW!-s.
EVENT TECHNOLOGY
Attendee Management Technology
A category for software solutions, platforms, apps, SaaS, or gadgets to manage attendees at events.
Audience Engagement Technology
Any technology that stimulates, enhances, or facilitates attendee engagement fits the bill. Want to stand out from the rest? Here’s your chance!
Augmented / Virtual Reality Technology
A category devoted to any AR or VR technology that is or can be used to enhance the attendee experience at an event.
Conference Technology
A category for tech solutions (SaaS, software solutions, apps, gadgets) used for managing conferences including conference management platforms, speakers management solutions, attendees engagement solutions, wearable tech, and more.
Data Collection / Event Analytics Technology
A category dedicated to software, apps, or platforms for data collection and analytics of events.
Event AI Technology
A category devoted to the future. Any artificial intelligence technology that could be used for or at an event is welcome to compete for an Eventex award.
Event App
A category dedicated to singling out the best event apps out there.
Event Management Solution
Any event management solution that helps event organizers get the job done faster and easier could enter this category in the hope to win an Eventex award.
Event Marketing Technology
A category that celebrates the best software, platforms, or apps designed specifically for event marketing or suitable for marketing events.
Event Registration Technology
A category that singles out the top software, platforms, SaaS, or apps for event registration.
Event Technology
We are on the lookout for the king in the event tech world! If you are any event tech, app, gadget, software, or hardware and it’s you that deserves the crown, here’s where you can stand out from the crowd.
Event Ticketing Solution
Software, hardware, platforms, apps, or services that provide outstanding ticketing solutions for events are eligible to enter this category and impress us.
Exhibition Technology
Any tech solution used for managing or supporting exhibitions, expos, or trade shows is welcome here.
Hybrid Event Platform
We are on the lookout for the best event platform that enables organizing hybrid events.
Immersive Technology
Any technology or app that integrates virtual content with the physical environment, allowing the user to engage naturally with the blended reality. This includes VR, AR, MR, holography, telepresence, FPV drone flight, 3D displays, haptic, spatial sensing technologies, etc.
Interaction Technology
Any event technology with an attendee-centered approach is welcome to compete in this category and win this prestigious accolade as well as the hearts of event organizers all over the globe.
New Event Technology
A category devoted to the industry's rising stars! Any new event tech, app or gadget, or a new feature in an existing product developed in the last 3 years, is welcome here. Here’s your chance to get recognized and show off in front of the whole event world!
Virtual Event Platform
Solutions that allow the creation, hosting, and effective conducting of a virtual event are welcome here.
USE OF TECHNOLOGY
Use of Technology [NEW]
The best use of technology for a particular event or experience.
Custom-built Тechnology
Technology built for a specific event or experience, and its respective application.
Use of AI [NEW]
The use of AI to optimize the planning process, attendee experience, and data collection for a particular event. Includes chatbots, virtual assistants, matchmaking software, machine learning, AI-powered systems, etc.
Use of AR/VR
Best use of augmented reality and virtual reality solutions at a particular event.
Use of Audiovisual
Best use of audiovisual production during a particular event or experience.
Use of Lights
Creative use of lights and light effects during a particular event or experience.
Use of Special Effects
Best use of special effects during a particular event or experience.

Suppliers

A track devoted to the power of event suppliers, and any company that provides products, services, or solutions for the event industry.
PRODUCTION SUPPLIERS
Activity / Experience Supplier
Suppliers providing any kind of experience or activity at an event are welcome to compete for the prestigious Eventex accolade.
Audiovisual Supplier
A category devoted to the magicians that can transform any hall or venue into an experience for all senses. Any supplier of audiovisual or sound, projection & lighting services capable of impressing the jury and the events world is welcome to enter this category.
Awards / Plaques Supplier
Producers of trophies, awards, or plaques are welcome to enter this category.
Bar / Concession Supplier
Providers of bars, concession stands, concession trailers, snack bars, or kiosks for rental are welcome here.
Barrier / Fence Hire Supplier
A category for suppliers of barriers, fences, paling or other types of fences for rental.
Booth / Stand Supplier
A category for suppliers of event booths, stands, displays, exhibition furniture, professional modular systems, trade show backdrops, or pop-up stands for hire or to buy, including accompanying services like custom-made design creation, construction, installation, etc.
Corporate Gifts Supplier
Suppliers of corporate gifts for events are welcome in this category. If you provide ingenious corporate gifts, branded promotional products, or merchandise, here’s where you can shine!
Decor / Design / Flower Supplier
A category for all those suppliers that can turn any event into ‘a beauty queen’ — decor, design, or flower service suppliers at an event.
Entertainment Supplier
A category to celebrate the suppliers of entertainment services at an event. Enter here to be in the spotlight of the events world!
Event Industry Supplier
We’re on a quest for the best industry supplier in the events world! If that’s you, here’s your chance to stand out!
Facilities Management Company
Suppliers that manage facilities of any kind to ensure functionality, comfort, safety, and efficiency of the event environment are welcome here.
Flooring / Roadway Supplier
A category for suppliers of flooring, roadways, walkways, or carpeting for different kinds of events including festivals, outdoor events, exhibitions, etc.
Furniture Hire Supplier
Suppliers of furniture rental for events (chairs, tables, table centers, bars, counters, podiums, etc.) are welcome here.
Health & Safety Supplier
Suppliers that provide medical care/services, fire safety, etc., or help securе health & safety measures at events are welcome here.
Lighting Supplier
Suppliers providing rentals of lights and lighting equipment for any type of events.
Live Streaming Supplier
A category to single out the best live streaming suppliers out there!
Plant & Equipment Hire Supplier
Suppliers that provide plant and equipment rental for festivals, outdoor, and other events.
Projection Mapping Supplier
A category to celebrate the art of projection mapping. Any supplier of projection mapping tech, video mapping, or spatial augmented reality that can be used at an event, is welcome to join and win this category.
Screen Supplier
Suppliers providing screen rentals for events can enter this category.
Security Company
A category to select the best supplier of security services for events. If that’s you, here’s your chance to gain worldwide recognition.
Set Design Supplier
Suppliers of any kind of set design and set building services at an event are welcome to join this category. Show the event world that you’re the best in what you do!
Signage / Banners / Printing
Signage suppliers, stand-alone digital signage, banners, posters, printed materials, etc. belong here.
Special Effects Supplier
Companies responsible for wowing the attendees at an event – providers of special effects services and equipment rentals.
Temporary Power Supplier
Providers of temporary power for festivals, outdoor expos, and other events, are welcome here.
Temporary Toilets / Waste Management Supplier
Providers of temporary toilets and waste management systems for festivals, outdoor expos, and other similar types of events are welcome here.
Temporary Water Supply Company
Providers of water supply for festivals, outdoor expos, and other similar types of events.
Tent / Temporary Structure Supplier
Providers of tents, marquees, pavilions, and temporary structures for rental are welcome in this category.
Transportation / Parking Services
Providers of transportation and parking services for events.

People's Choice Awards

A free-to-enter track where the public determines the most deserving winners in the world of events and experience marketing.
People's Choice Agency [NEW]
If your agency is the best in the world of events and experience marketing, then this category is for you. Show our public what makes you so amazing.
People's Choice Brand Experience
A category celebrating the art of brand building and brand reinforcement through live communications. Let the public choose the best brand experience of Eventex Awards 2024. In-person or hybrid event formats are eligible to compete here.
People's Choice Destination [NEW]
This is the place for your remarkable destination. Show the world what makes you stand out from the rest and let the public appreciate it.
People's Choice Event
Let the public decide which is the best event in this edition of the Eventex Awards. In-person or hybrid event formats are eligible to compete here.
People's Choice Event Technology
This is a category for event technology that deserves the public's most sincere OOH!-s and WOW!-s.
People's Choice Hotel [NEW]
All hotels that host, organize, or complement different events are welcome here. Let our public decide who deserves the crown.
People's Choice Marketing, Communications & Strategy
Only a specific aspect of an event/brand experience or their marketing or supporting campaign is taken into consideration here. The public will cast their votes for their favourite.
People's Choice Supplier
A category devoted to suppliers or solutions for the event industry. Let the public vote decide who's the best.
People's Choice Team [NEW]
Winning the hearts of the public here will be a great testimonial for the creativity and hard work of your one-of-a-kind team.
People's Choice Venue [NEW]
Do you have what it takes to be titled “Best Venue” out there? Here's your chance to show your excellence to the world by winning the People's Choice Award.
People's Choice Virtual Event [NEW]
Virtual events and experiences are here to stay and deserve to be celebrated on their own merit! Only virtual event formats are accepted here and our public will select the best.

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