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Events

Categories devoted to their majesties EVENTS! In-person or hybrid 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 styles. Dance, music, literature, visual or street art events, exhibitions, installations, performances and more are welcome here. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.

Ball [NEW]

Any formal dancing party or dress-up gathering followed by a social dance in a ballroom is welcome here.

Celebration Event

Corporate or community events created to celebrate an occasion, anniversary or milestone. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.

Carnival

Outdoor festivals or public celebrations involving music, dances, the use of masquerade or other entertaining elements such as parades, public street parties, processions, etc.

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 could 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, theatres etc.

Entertainment Event [NEW]

Events meant to entertain and bring joy are welcome here. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.

Esports Event

Gaming events, championships, tournaments, competitions or contests either played in front of an audience or live-streamed.

Fashion Event [NEW]

Fashion shows, fairs, pop ups, parties and other fashion events are welcome in this category. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.

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 [NEW]

A category devoted to events in which the audience becomes a co-creator of a performed experience, through the facilitation of trained performers. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.

Live Show

Events that take place in front of a live audience, including, live performances and shows, fashion shows, competitions, games, comedy, theatre, circus, 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 accent belong here including concerts, music festivals, live vocal or instrumental performances and shows, etc.

Outdoor Event [NEW]

A category for any event that took place outdoors, such as outdoor fairs, expos, carnivals, music events, sporting events, roadshows, entertainment events, thematic outdoor events such as Christmas markets or food fairs, temporary outdoor amusement parks etc.

Personal Event [NEW]

Events that celebrate a personal occasion belong here, including weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, engagement or hen parties, graduation parties, baby showers etc.

Public Event

Events open to the general public including all kinds of entertainment events, art exhibitions or installations, cultural or leisure events, fairs, festivals, sporting events, etc.

Roadshow

Events that represent a series of shows or events taking place in different places around a country, a region or the world. Could be entertainment event, art exhibitions, music events, information or educational campaigns, product launches, brand engagement events, celebrations, shows, fairs, etc.

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, playoffs of a league or any other series of games or contests that make up a single unit of competition to single out a winner.

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.

Career Fair [NEW]

Events devoted to career development or recruitment are eligible for this category, such as job fairs, career expos, recruitment events etc. 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 based upon a specific industry, profession or fandom. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.

Fair [NEW]

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.

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.

Healthcare & Wellness Event [NEW]

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 [NEW]

Any event that aims effective for networking among participants, including b2b matchmaking, speed meetings, thematic netwоrking events, memberships gatherings etc. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.

Pharma Conference [NEW]

Pharmaceutical conferences, gatherings, congresses, forums and more belong to this category. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.

Scientific Event

This category is dedicated to the scientific community and their professional gatherings, including congresses, conferences, conventions, symposia, forums, etc. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.

Summit [NEW]

Events or meetings of highest-level officials, leaders or experts in a particular field (government or business) 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 our 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 [NEW]

Any event that invites high profile speakers to express expert opinions around a topic of discussion with a 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 in this category. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.

Unconference [NEW]

A category for participant-driven events where the concept typically avoids hierarchical aspects of a conventional conference.

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 the events that 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 to 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. Тhis includes all types of in-person or hybrid events using green practices and showing environmental consciousness.

Hackathon [NEW]

Hackathons, datatons or coding competitions are welcome here. Both in-person and hybrid event formats are accepted.

Hybrid

A category devoted to hybrid events no matter the event type or the industry. If your hybrid event deserves to be crowned best hybrid event, that’s the right category!

Green Event

This category recognizes the most sustainable events. Тhis includes all types of events using green practices and showing environmental consciousness.

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.

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 [NEW]

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.

Russian Event

The largest country in the world deserves its own category for the best events within its territory to be recognized. All events that took part in Russia are welcome here. Both in-person or hybrid event formats are accepted. 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 communications. In-person or hybrid event formats are eligible to compete in this track.

BRAND EXPERIENCES: SECTORS

Brand Experience - Agriculture [NEW]

Brands related to the agriculture or agribusiness sector.

Brand Experience - Art & Culture [NEW]

Brands related to the art & culture sector such as cinemas, theatres, art galleries, museums, historic sites etc.

Brand Experience - Alcoholic Beverages

All alcoholic drinks: wine, beer, cider, spirits, etc.

Brand Experience - Automotive

All kinds of vehicles, tyres, petrol, oil, spare parts and accessories, in-car entertainment, GPS and other segments of the automotive industry.

Brand Experience - Beauty

All kinds of products/services related to the beauty industry including cosmetics, fragrances, hair products, nail products, beauty services etc.

Brand Experience - Communication & Public Services

Telecoms service providers, broadband, postal and courier services, yellow pages, directory enquiries, search engines, energy and utility providers etc.

Brand Experience - Consumer Durables

Consumer products that are made to last for an extended period of time such as technology, homeware, furniture and lighting, toys, home appliances, other durables.

Brand Experience - Ecommerce [NEW]

Brands in the ecommerce sector such as ecommerce stores, ecommerce platforms, ecommerce startups, dropshipping businesses etc.

Brand Experience - Fashion

Brands related to the fashion industry including clothing, eyewear, footwear, jewellery, accessories, sportswear, lingerie etc.

Brand Experience - Consumer & Business Services

Legal, financial, B2B services, consultancies & professional services, other business services.

Brand Experience - Financial Services

Banks, insurance, credit cards, pension plans, investments and related online services, etc.

Brand Experience - Food & Beverages

Food and drinks (except alcoholic beverages).

Brand Experience - FMCG

FMCG (except food and beverages) such as cleaning products, toiletries, personal care goods, household goods or other non-durable goods.

Brand Experience - Healthcare

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

Products and services related to the leisure industry such as museums & galleries, gambling, sports, gaming, other recreation or rest-related products and services.

Brand Experience - Logistics [NEW]

Brands related to the logistics sector, such as inbound transportation, outbound transportation, warehousing, inventory management, demand planning etc.

Brand Experience - Luxury & Premium Brands

Products and services such as luxury clothes, accessories, artisanal and custom-made products, jewellery, 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, 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

Pharmaceuticals and OTC drugs.

Brand Experience - Retail

Retail industry brands such as supermarkets, department stores, eCommerce, restaurants, fast food.

Brand Experience - Sports [NEW]

Brands related to the sport industry including sports venues, sports equipement, sports clothing and shoes, sports facilities, sports clubs etc.

Brand Experience - Science [NEW]

Brands related to science such as science laboratories, science institutes, science magazines/books, science museums, universities, etc.

Brand Experience - Technology

Technology brands such as computers and laptops, mobile devices, media players, smart watches 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.

BRAND EXPERIENCES: BY TYPE

At-home Experience [NEW]

Brand activations or experiences that engage people at their homes and might involve physically delivered products / samples / items / tech such as online cooking classes, at-home-DIY activities, at-home food/drink tasting, at-home sampling kits experiences etc.

Brand Activation

This category celebrates the art of bringing brands to life and forming long-term emotional connections via experiences. Any brand experience that enables your brand to engage directly with the consumers and build a loyal brand community around your product or service, belongs here. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.

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.

Budget Experience

This category honors brand experiences that manage to have high impact and deliver great results on a relatively low budget. 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.

Guerilla Marketing Experience

Brand experiences/events using experiential guerrilla marketing, flashmobs, short/one-off live performances, publicity or street stunts to drive brand engagement.

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. eg: 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. This category is for the ones that stand out from the rest 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?

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.

Pop-up Experience

Masterfully planned impromptu gatherings, exquisite spontaneous celebrations, anticipated but unexpected happenings or experiences which ultimately impress audiences and draw new crowds.

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 Christmas/New Year’s Eve holiday season, Black Friday, Spring sales, Mother’s day, etc. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.

Socially Distanced Experience [NEW]

Brand experiences that were designed and conducted in a Covid-secure and compliant way. 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 partnership or sponsorship agreement belong to 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 programmes, team-building, employee training programs, employee appreciation events, awards, celebrations, parties, etc.). Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.

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 [NEW]

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 belongs to this category. This may include events part of reward, 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 [NEW]

Animal Welfare Event [NEW]

Events or experiences that contribute to stopping animal cruelty, save wildlife or do good to animals are welcome here. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.

Cause Event [NEW]

Events which 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 [NEW]

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 [NEW]

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 [NEW]

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.

Fighting COVID-19 Event [NEW]

Events or experiences dedicated to communicating healthcare messages during the coronavirus crisis or contributing to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.

Fundrasing Event [NEW]

This category showcases the most meaningful and effective fundraising and charity events around the world. Both in-person and hybrid formats are accepted here.

Local Solution Event [NEW]

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 [NEW]

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 [NEW]

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.

Virtual Events & Experiences

Virtual events and experiences are here to stay and deserve to be celebrated on their own merit! Only virtual event formats are accepted here.

VIRTUAL EVENTS: BY TYPE

Live Streaming Event

Any live-streamed event no matter the online channel or tech used could enter this category.

Webinar

All kinds of webinars no matter the online channel or tech used are welcome here.

Virtual Event

Any online event that involves people interacting in a virtual environment can enter this category.

VIRTUAL EVENTS: ART, ENTERTAINMENT & PUBLIC

Virtual Art Event [NEW]

Virtual art events are welcome here such as virtual art exhibitions, virtual art workshops, virtual art shows, etc.

Virtual Celebration Event [NEW]

Corporate or community virtual events created to celebrate an occasion, anniversary or milestone can enter this category.

Virtual Ceremony

A ceremony conducted online such as awards, opening or closing ceremonies, or ones celebrating a particular occasion.

Virtual Cultural Event [NEW]

All virtual events that promote culture or cultural sensitivity belong here including virtual shows, exhibitions, festivals or fairs etc.

Virtual Entertainment Event [NEW]

Virtual events meant to entertain and bring joy are welcome here such as virtual music events, virtual happy hours, virtual escape rooms, virtual trivia game nights etc. etc.

Virtual Esport Event

Virtual gaming events, championships, tournaments, competitions or contests. Virtual only esports events are accepted here where participants are solely online.

Virtual Fashion Event [NEW]

Virtual fashion shows, fairs, parties and other virtual fashion events are welcome here.

Virtual Festival [NEW]

Virtual music, film, art, food, dance or any other thematic virtual festivals can compete in this category.

Virtual Music Event [NEW]

All virtual events where music is the main highlight belong here including virtual concerts, music festivals, live vocal or instrumental performances and shows, etc.

Virtual Tournament

Online contests, competitions, championships, and any other series of games or contests that make up a single unit of competition to single out a winner. Virtual only tournaments are accepted here where participants are solely online.

VIRTUAL EVENTS: CONFERENCES, MEETINGS & EXPOS

Virtual Association Meeting

Any professional association meeting or gathering conducted online.

Virtual Career Fair [NEW]

Virtual events devoted to the career development or recruitment, such as virtual job fairs, career expos, recruitment events etc.

Virtual Conference

A category devoted to virtual conferences, conventions, congresses etc.

Virtual Consumer Show [NEW]

This category includes virtual B2C expos, fairs, exhibits and showcases of any size, intended to introduce consumers to relevant products or services.

Virtual Fair [NEW]

All kinds of virtual fairs are welcome here including thematic virtual fairs such as virtual art & craft fairs, book fairs, career fairs, university fairs, etc.

Online Educational Event

Any educational training, masterclass, seminar or course conducted online.

Virtual Healthcare & Wellness Event [NEW]

Virtual events dedicated to the topics of healthcare, wellness and well-being, mental health, healthy habits and lifestyle and more. From virtual conferences and expos to workshops and group activities conducted online, various types of events are welcome here.

Virtual Medical Congress [NEW]

Outstanding medical and healthcare virtual events (conferences, congresses, conventions, summits, etc.) belong in this category.

Virtual Networking Event

Any networking event, meeting or gathering conducted online.

Virtual Pharma Conference [NEW]

Pharmaceutical virtual conferences, gatherings, congresses, forums and more belong to this category.

Virtual Roundtable [NEW]

A category devoted to virtual roundtables no matter the theme, channel or tech used.

Virtual Scientific Event [NEW]

This category is dedicated to the scientific community and their professional gatherings conducted online, including virtual congresses, conferences, conventions, symposia, forums, etc.

Virtual Summit [NEW]

Virtual events or meetings of highest-level officials, leaders or experts in a particular field (government or business) that gather online to discuss an important matter or topic.

Virtual Tech Event [NEW]

Any virtual tech event that deserves our admiration is welcome here: from virtual geeky gadget conventions to high-tech trade shows.

Virtual Trade Show [NEW]

Virtual B2B trade shows and expos of all sizes and themes are welcome in this category.

VIRTUAL EVENTS: CORPORATE & COMMUNITY EVENTS

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 Budget Event [NEW]

This category recognizes virtual events that managed to create a high impact and deliver great results on a low budget.

Virtual Community Engagement Event [NEW]

Virtual events created to engage, reinforce or celebrate a community belong in this category.

Virtual Corporate Event [NEW]

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).

Virtual Customer Engagement Event [NEW]

Virtual customer-centric events created to foster the relationship with existing customers or engage target customers (e.g. virtual consumer shows, promotional events, product launch events, celebrations, etc)

Virtual Hackaton [NEW]

Virtual hackathons, datatons or coding competitions are welcome here. Virtual only formats are eligible to compete here where participants are solely online.

Virtual Partner Engagement Event [NEW]

Virtual corporate events intended to reinforce the relationship with partners, sponsors, and stakeholders fit this category (e.g. virtual corporate parties, celebrations, etc.).

VIRTUAL BRAND EXPERIENCES: SECTORS

Virtual Brand Experience - Agriculture [NEW]

Brands related to the agriculture or agribusiness sector.

Virtual Brand Experience - Art & Culture [NEW]

Brands related to the art & culture sector such as cinemas, theatres, art galleries, museums, historic sites etc.

Virtual Brand Experience - Alcoholic Beverages

All alcoholic drinks: wine, beer, cider, spirits, etc.

Virtual Brand Experience - Automotive

All kinds of vehicles, tyres, petrol, oil, spare parts and accessories, in-car entertainment, GPS and other segments of the automotive industry.

Virtual Brand Experience - Beauty

All kinds of products/services related to the beauty industry including cosmetics, fragrances, hair products, nail products, beauty services etc.

Virtual Brand Experience - Communication & Public Services

Telecoms service providers, broadband, postal and courier services, yellow pages, directory enquiries, search engines, energy and utility providers, etc.

Virtual Brand Experience - Consumer Durables

Consumer products made to last for an extended period of time such as technology, homewares, furniture and lighting, toys, home appliances, other durables.

Virtual Brand Experience - E-commerce [NEW]

Brands in the ecommerce sector such as ecommerce stores, ecommerce platforms, ecommerce startups, dropshipping businesses etc.

Virtual Brand Experience - Fashion

Brands related to the fashion industry including clothing, eyewear, footwear, jewellery, accessories, sportswear, lingerie, etc.

Virtual Brand Experience - Consumer & Business Services

Legal, financial, B2B services, consultancies & professional services, other business services.

Virtual Brand Experience - Financial Services

Banks, insurance, credit cards, pension plans, investments, and related online services, etc.

Virtual Brand Experience - Food & Beverages

Food and drinks (except alcoholic beverages).

Virtual Brand Experience - FMCG

FMCG (except food and beverages) such as cleaning products, toiletries, personal care goods, household goods or other non-durable goods.

Virtual Brand Experience - Healthcare

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.

Virtual Brand Experience - Leisure

Products and services related to the leisure industry such as museums & galleries, gambling, sports, gaming, other recreation or rest-related products and services.

Virtual Brand Experience - Logistics [NEW]

Brands related to the logistics sector, such as inbound transportation, outbound transportation, warehousing, inventory management, demand planning etc.

Virtual Brand Experience - Luxury & Premium Brands

Products/services such as luxury clothes, accessories, artisanal and custom-made products, jewellery, premium cosmetic products, upscale hotels and resorts, elite travel experiences, value-added services, luxury automobiles, private aircraft, yachts and motorboats, premium alcoholic beverages, etc.

Virtual Brand Experience - Media & Entertainment

Brands related to the media & entertainment industry: music, film, television, magazines, books, digital platforms, other media and entertainment channels/services.

Virtual Brand Experience - Non-for-profit/Government

Government, public information, military, charities, other not-for-profit campaigns, events, and experiences.

Virtual Brand Experience- Pharma

Pharmaceuticals and OTC drugs.

Virtual Brand Experience - Retail

Retail industry brands such as supermarkets, department stores, eCommerce, restaurants, fast food.

Virtual Brand Experience - Sports [NEW]

Brands related to the sport industry including sports venues, sports equipement, sports clothing and shoes, sports facilities, sports clubs etc.

Virtual Brand Experience - Science [NEW]

Brands related to science such as science laboratories, science institutes, science magazines/books, science museums, universities, etc.

Virtual Brand Experience - Technology

Technology brands such as computers and laptops, mobile devices, media players, smart watches and wearable technology, software, groupware, operating systems, Saas/ Cloud-based services, robots, etc.

Virtual Brand Experience - Travel

Brands related to the travel industry including tourism, transport, airlines, railways, car rentals, cruises, tour operators, tourist boards, hotels, resorts, etc.

VIRTUAL BRAND EXPERIENCES: BY TYPE

Virtual Brand Activation

Virtual brand activations of any type are welcome in this category

Virtual Brand Engagement Event

Virtual brand experiences that drive customers’ engagement to a brand, build great customer relationships and have strong post-event impact fall into this category.

Virtual Gamified Experience

Virtual brand experiences that use gamification to engage the audience belong in this category.

Kick-A** Virtual Experience [NEW]

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 Product Launch

Virtual events or experiences created to launch or relaunch a brand, product or service, will feel right at home in this category!

VIRTUAL EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT & EMPLOYER BRANDING

Virtual Employee Engagement Event [NEW]

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 Employer Branding Event

Celebrating excellence in the art and science of employer branding. Any online event or experience that is devoted to building or reinforcing an employer brand is welcome here.

Virtual Hiring Event [NEW]

Virtual hiring or recruitment events are welcome in this category.

Virtual Team Building [NEW]

Virtual events designed to increase motivation and promote cooperation in a team or a company could compete in this category.(e.g. virtual corporate parties, training, entertainment activities etc.).

VIRTUAL EVENTS – FOR GOOD [NEW]

Virtual Animal Welfare Event [NEW]

Virtual events or experiences that contribute to stopping animal cruelty, saving wildlife or doing good to animals are welcome here.

Virtual Cause Event [NEW]

Virtual events which support or raise awareness about special causes will gain recognition in this awards category.

Virtual CSR Experience [NEW]

An opportunity to showcase your corporate social responsibility. Any virtual event or experience that contributes to the improvement of the social, environmental and economic development of local communities or society at large is welcome.

Employee Giving & Volunteerism - Virtual [NEW]

Virtual events and experiences that actively involve an organization’s employees in charity initiatives, volunteerism and employee giving.

Virtual Environmental Good Event [NEW]

Virtual events or experiences created for the purpose of advocating sustainable development or promoting environmentally friendly practices.

Virtual Figting COVID-19 Event [NEW]

Virtual events or experiences dedicated to communicating healthcare messages during the coronavirus crisis or contributing to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic.

Virtual Fundrasing Event [NEW]

This category showcases the most meaningful and effective virtual fundraising and charity events around the world.

Virtual Local Solution Event [NEW]

Virtual events or experiences that are benefiting a specific region or local area such as a neighbourhood, village, town or city.

Virtual Positive Change Event [NEW]

Virtual 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.

Virtual Social Good Event [NEW]

Virtual events or experiences that contribute to solving social or humanitarian issues such as homelessness, children’s rights, race relations, gender equality, human rights etc.

Marketing, Communications & Strategy

Only a particular aspect of an event/brand experience or their marketing or supporting campaign is taken into consideration here.

DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT [NEW]

Audio-only [NEW]

Audio-only events and sessions that do not incorporate a video stream.

Branded Games [NEW]

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 [NEW]

Practices directed towards the creation or reinforcement of a collective social bond with a brand/organization/initiative and the formation of community. This could have been achieved through one or series of events as well as through a special campaign before, during or after an event/experience.

Digital Contest [NEW]

A digitally run contest in which winners are selected and prizes are given in order to engage the target audience before, during or after the event/experience.

Gamification [NEW]

The application of game-design elements and game principles aimed at encouraging engagement and participation before, during or after the event/experience.

Influencer Marketing [NEW]

Social media marketing initiatives or campaigns that involve a collaboration with popular social media influencers or celebrities to increase engagement in interactive ways and target specific audiences and markets.

Interactive Graphics & Maps [NEW]

Interactive virtual maps and digital visual cues that create an easy-to-understand visual representation of a venue or event space.

Interactive Storytelling [NEW]

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.

Micro-video [NEW]

Short, 6-15 second video clips or a series of such, often created through a micro video social media platform.

Online Video [NEW]

A category to celebrate effective digital video clips or series of such distributed over the internet.

Podcast/Videocast [NEW]

A series of episodes of audio or video files that users can stream, play and listen to, designed to maximise audience reach.

Real-Time Response [NEW]

A targeted activity that utilises 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.

Refferal Program [NEW]

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 [NEW]

This category recognises the leveraging of social media platforms to increase brand awareness, connect with an audience and achieve business goals.

User Generated Content [NEW]

Any type of content that has been created and put out there by the community/fanbase as a way to contribute or collaborate with a brand initiative, event or campaign.

Viral Campaign [NEW]

Any organic and word of mouth campaign that primarily relies on an audience to propel a message and sprеad information, rather than relying on a media budget to gain reach would fit in right here.

Website Design [NEW]

The creative and identity-relevant appearance, layout, content and user experience of a website or a specific landing page.

EVENT DESIGN [NEW]

Event Storytelling [NEW]

This category celebrates the use of technology, interactivity and multisensory experience to take the participants on a physical and emotional journey and reinforce key messaging through narrative and storytelling.

Meeting Design [NEW]

The use of meeting design at an in-person/hybrid event or experience and its impact to the overall event outcomes.

In-store Marketing Touchpoints & Collateral [NEW]

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.

Set Design [NEW]

Stage design that moves beyond the presentation, speaker or performance and becomes a feature in itself.

Use of Outdoor Space [NEW]

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 recognise.

Wayfinding & Signage [NEW]

An important part of navigating large events – any type of signs, guides and visual cues concerned with helping attendees effectively navigate through the event premises would belong in this category.

STRATEGY [NEW]

Health & Safety Management [NEW]

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 [NEW]

Rewarding loyal customers/community members and making them feel valued by offering perks and a personalised experience goes a long way and this is the category where innovative loyalty-oriented programs and techniques fit right in.

Pivot To Virtual [NEW]

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.

Rewards & Incentives [NEW]

Specific rewards that brands/organizations offer to incentivise their community, such as reward points, discounts, freebies, advance access to newly released products, exclusive sales etc.

PR & COMMUNICATION [NEW]

Crisis Communications & Issue Management [NEW]

A category dedicated to practices and initiatives involving the planning and execution of rapid-response programs specifically targeted at an issue or a crisis, in order to prevent and diffuse potential damage to a brand’s/organization’s reputation or credibility.

Cross-channel Storytelling [NEW]

Telling a brand’s story on many different 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.

Media Innovation [NEW]

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 [NEW]

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.

Event Technology

A group of categories for event technology that deserve our most sincere OOH!-s and WOW!-s.

EVENT TECHNOLOGY

Abstract Management Software [NEW]

Any software solution that facilitates the collecting, reviewing, and managing of abstracts/submissions for events is welcome here.

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.

Entry Management Technology

A category for software solutions, platforms, Saas or apps for managing awards, competitions, call for papers, abstracts or any kind of events that require submission and evaluation of entries/applications.

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 in this category.

Event App

A category to single out the best event apps.

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 the prestigious Eventex trophy.

Event Marketing Technology

A category that celebrates the best software, platforms or apps designed specifically for event marketing or suitable for marketing events.

Event Networking Technology

We’re on a lookout for the best software, platform, app or any kind of technology for managing networking events, sessions or activities.

Event Registration Technology

A category that singles out the top software, platforms, SaaS or apps for event registration.

Event Technology

We are on a lookout for the king in the event tech world! If you are any event tech, app, gadget, software or hardware and it’s you who deserve 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.

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 that is used for managing or supporting exhibitions, expos or trade shows is welcome here.

Festival Technology

Any technology that is used to manage or support the organization of festivals or similar type of events could enter this category.

Health & Safety Technology [NEW]

A category for technology solutions that help secure health & safety measures at events or help events meet the evolving COVID-19 safety requirements through optimizing social distancing, contact tracing, early detection or health monitoring.

Hybrid Event Platform [NEW]

We are on the lookout for the best event platform that enables organising hybrid events.

Immersive Technology

Any technology or app that is an integration of virtual content with the physical environment in a way that allows 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 the event organizers all over the globe.

Live Poll Solution

Solutions that allow the conducting of live polls are welcome here.

Live Streaming Technology [NEW]

A category to single out the best live streaming solutions out there, including video conferencing and webcasting software products used at an event.

New Event Technology

A category devoted to the rising stars in the industry! Any new event tech, app or gadget or new feature in an existing product, that was developed in the last 3 years, is suitable for this category. Here’s your chance to be recognized and show off in front of the whole event world!

Touch / Gesture based Solution

Any touch or gesture based solution that can be used for events is eligible to join this category. Yours is the best? Show us and the whole of the events world!

Wearable Tech [NEW]

A category for portable electronic devices that can be worn as accessories to monitor or transmit data about attendees for the purpose of facilitating or enhancing the attendees’ experience. This can include, but is not limited to, smart watches, smart clothing, eyеwear, earwear, wristbands, Covid-19 detection wearables and other tech gadgets.

TECHNOLOGY FOR VIRTUAL EVENTS

Community Platform [NEW]

A category devoted to platforms that facilitate the building, engaging and growing of communities through regular events, networking opportunities, live or on-demand content, ect.

Gamification Solution [NEW]

A category for platforms, apps or any software solutions used for applying gaming mechanics at events to enhance attendee engagement, customer loyalty or improve learning and performance with fun activities and achievements.

Green Screen Software

Solutions that provide a green screen effect for videos are welcome here.

One-on-one Matchmaking Solution

Solutions that facilitate 1:1 networking opportunities during virtual events can compete in this category.

Video Conferencing Software

Solutions that allow the conducting of video/web conferencing are welcome here.

Virtual Event Platform

Solutions that allow the creation, hosting and effective conducting of a virtual event are welcome here.

Virtual Expo Solution

Solutions that enable the creation, managing and hosting of virtual expos, fairs or trade shows are eligible for this category.

Virtual Experience Solution

Solutions that allow the creation and conducting of virtual experiences or facilitate virtual audience engagement are welcome here.

Virtual Meeting Software

Solutions for conducting online meetings are welcome to enter this category.

Virtual Networking Solution [NEW]

Solutions that facilitate the creation and management of virtual networking events, sessions or activities, or facilitate the interaction between attendees at virtual events are welcome here.

Webinar Software

Solutions for conducting webinars are eligible to compete in this category.

USE OF TECHNOLOGY [NEW]

AI Engagement [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.

Creative Technology Innovation [NEW]

Technology built specifically for an experience or an event and its use at the particular event/experience.

Use of Audiovisual [NEW]

Best use of audiovisual production during a particular event or experience.

Use of AR/VR [NEW]

Best use of augmented reality and virtual reality solutions at a particular event.

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.

Use of Event Technology [NEW]

Best use of event technology for a particular event or experience

Use of Lights [NEW]

Creative use of lights and light effects during a particular event or experience.

Use of Mobile [NEW]

Best use of mobile technology to convey a message, amplify results and increase engagement for a particular event, including apps, augmented reality, location-specific technology etc.

Use of Special Effects [NEW]

Best use of special effects during a particular event or experience.

Use of Wirelss Technology [NEW]

Best use of wireless technology for a particular event such as RFID, NFC, proximity marketing and analytics, etc.

Suppliers

A track devoted to suppliers, venues, destinations and companies that provide 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 to 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.

Barrier / Fence Hire Supplier

A category for suppliers of barriers, fences, paling or other types of fences for rental.

Bar / Concession Supplier

Providers of bars, concession stands, concession trailers, snack bars or kiosks for rental are welcome here.

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.

Catering Company

Our “gourmet” category to celebrate the 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.

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 flowers service suppliers at an event.

Entertainment Supplier

A category to celebrate the suppliers of entertainment services at an event. Enter this category to be in the spotlight of the events world!

Event Industry Supplier

We’re on a quest for the best event 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, carpeting for different kinds of events including festivals, outdoor events, exhibitions etc.

Furniture Hire Supplier

Suppliers of furniture rental for events (chairs, tables, table centres, 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.

Live Streaming Supplier

A category to single out the best live streaming suppliers out there!

Lighting Supplier

Suppliers providing rentals of lights and lighting equipment for any type of events.

Plant & Equipment Hire Supplier

Suppliers that provide plant and equipment rental for festivals, outdoor and other events.

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!

Projection Mapping Supplier

A category to celebrate the art of projection mapping! Any supplier of projection mapping tech, video mapping, 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, 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 the wow-s of 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 Water Supply Company

Providers of water supply for festivals, outdoor expos and other similar types of events.

Temporary Toilets / Waste Management Supplier

Providers of water supply for festivals, outdoor expos and other similar types of events are welcome here.

Tent / Temporary Structure Supplier

Providers of tents, marquees, pavilions and temporary structures for rental.

Transportation/ Parking Services

Providers of transportation and parking services for events.

AGENCIES & TEAMS

DMC

Here’s a category devoted only to you, Destination Management Companies. Prove you stand out from the crowd!

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!

Hybrid Event Production Company [NEW]

Organizing stellar hybrid events takes some extra skills and experience. Are you the best company or agency for that job? Here’s the category where you can prove it!

Incentive Agency

A category to reward those who reward for a living. If you’re an agency which 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 [NEW]

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!

Venue Event Team

A category devoted to the in-house team of any event venue.

Virtual Events Team [NEW]

Show your virtual event team knows all the ins and outs of producing great virtual events and deserves the highest recognition in the fast-paced events world!

Virtual Event Production Company [NEW]

Are you an agency or a company specializing in producing virtual events? Here’s a category devoted to you!

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!

VENUES

Venue

Do you have what it takes to be titled “Best Venue” out there? Enter this category to show the event world, you’ve got no competition!

Large Venue

Show any event organizer out there, 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-size event venue with a capacity from 100 to 1000 people, that’s the right category to stand out among other event venues of your size!

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.

Arena / Stadium

Large venues with the capacity to host the biggest events – arenas, stadiums, big amphitheatres.

Exhibition Venue

Event venues where exhibitions, trade shows or expos take place.

City Venue

Any event venue located inside a city area.

Convention Center

This category is devoted 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 show off.

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 the unique event venues with rich history and thousands of stories. Old fortresses, castles, beautiful old operas, theatres, churches, or any other historic venue that turns to event space, are suitable to compete in this category.

Hotel Venue

Hotels are the home of many events. Prove no other hotel can compare to yours as an event venue!

Hybrid Event Venue [NEW]

A category devoted to the venues that allow event organizers to host outstanding hybrid events.

Interactive Venue

Venues where guests are given an activity to participate in: from an arcade/gaming venue, amusement park, an escape room, rodeo, car racing, riding facility, or movie house, to tasting lounge and obstacle courses.

Live Streaming Virtual Studio [NEW]

A category dedicated to studios or venues that provide all the facilities, equipement, 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 make it stand out from the rest.

New Venue

A category for new 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, amphitheatres, beach party places, squares etc.

Product Launch Venue

You provide the perfect place for product launches and want to tell that to the world? Then, this category is just for you!

Restaurant Venue

Restaurants, bistros, fast-food restaurants, pubs, cafés etc. hosting different kinds of events.

Rural Venue

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 honour the 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.

Versatile Venue

This category is for all those venues that can be adapted to and set up for different types and sizes of events: a feature most event organizers look for in a venue. If yours is one of them, here’s an accolade you’d love to show off with!

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 you stick out in this category, that’s an extraordinary achievement itself!

DESTINATIONS

Destination

You are one of the best event destinations in the whole world? Go and get your deserved recognition!

African Destination

We’re on the lookout for the best event destinations in Africa! If your city, municipality, resort or other event destination deserve to be among them, 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 Destination

If your city, town, resort or other event destination is worth the title “the best destination in Australia & Oceania”, that’s where it can get it.

Canadian Destination

We invite you to include your Canadian event 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 to stick out.

Latin American Destination

This category is suitable for any event destinations (city, town, resort etc.) from all over Latin America: from Mexico through Central America and the Caribbean region all up 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 one of them, that’s your chance to shout that to the world.

UK Destination

Home of some amazing event destinations, UK event destinations deserve their own category. Include yours to prove you stand out from the rest!

US Destination

You represent a top-notch US event destination that deserves recognition? Here’s where to get it!

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