Gain worldwide recognition for your events and services, across 80+ categories in 5 main groups – events, agencies & teams, technologies, suppliers, destinations&venues.
Choose from the 40+ categories depending on the type of your event. By registering for one or more of the event categories you also enter automatically the Grand Prix categories – Best Event and People’s choice Event.
ART, ENTERTAINMENT & PUBLIC
This category is all about drawing inspiration from art in all its forms, genres, media and styles: dance, music, literature, street art, exhibitions, installations, performances, etc.
This category is for all events created to celebrate an occasion, anniversary, milestone or anything that is important to an organization, community or brand.. If your celebration event deserves to become a celebrity in the world of events, here’s where it belongs.
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.
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, theaters etc.
Music, film, art, food, dance or any other public or community festival that celebrates a specific theme can compete in this category.
This category features events that take place in front of a live audience, including, live performances and shows, fashion shows, competitions, games, comedy, theater, circus, concerts, live TV and radio broadcasts etc.
A category devoted to all public events organized for/by a specific municipality including celebrations, concerts, festivals, shows, parades, art events etc.
A category dedicated to masterfully planned impromptu gatherings, exquisite spontaneous celebrations, anticipated but unexpected happenings or experiences which ultimately impress audiences and draw new crowds.
This category encompasses all 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.
All 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.
All competitions, tournaments, marathons, races, games, team sports, team buildings including sport activities and other sporting events are eligible for this award.
BRAND & EXPERIENCES
This category celebrates the art of bringing brands to life via experiences and forming long-term emotional connections. Any campaign, event, or experience that enables your brand to engage directly with consumers and build a loyal brand community around your product or service, belongs in this category.
Events that drive customers’ engagement to a brand, built great customer relationships and have strong post-event impact fall into this category.
Who says outstanding events need to be big-budgeted? Some of the most creative and high-impact events are actually cost-effective ones. This category honours the events on a budget who manage to create a high impact and deliver great results.
In a world where true success in business is measured by a triple bottom line, this category offers an opportunity to showcase your Corporate Social Responsibility campaigns, fundraisers, sustainable initiatives, educational and training events and any other event that contributes to the improvement of the social, environmental and economic development of local communities and society at large.
Exhibitions are a great opportunity not only to showcase your products and services but to 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, pavillion or brand display) or whole exhibitions or consumer shows dedicated specifically to a brand/product.
Events organized to create engaging experiences and emotional draw towards a brand, product or service are welcome to WOW us in this category.
Any in-store events and experiences belong in this category including product launches, brand activations, brand engagement events, promotions etc.
This category includes literally any type of experiential event as long as it takes place outdoors and features interactive elements.
Here’s a category for the true disruptors out there who dare to be different. This category features not any experiences but the ones that stand out from the rest with their ingenious creativity, innovative ideas and immense impact. Dare to kick-a**s in this category?
Brand experiences or activations created to launch or re-launch a brand, product or service, will feel right at home in this category!
This category recognises partnerships/sponsorships that create immediate and long-term brand experiences at an event. 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.
CAUSE & GREEN
Events which support or raise awareness about special causes will be recognized in this awards category.
This category recognises the most sustainable events, events using green practices and innovative strategies to event planning that show environmental consciousness.
CONFERENCES & MEETINGS
Any professional association event, no matter the industry, length or frequency can compete in this category where we single out the most outstanding association meeting!
This category presents a global stage for organizers to showcase their best conferences, regardless of topic, location, size and target audience.
A category devoted to large conferences and meetings based upon a specific industry, profession or fandom.
Any internal or external training sessions, workshops, seminars, masterclasses and educational courses are eligible for an award in this category.
Medical, pharmaceutical and healthcare events have turned to an event sector in its own right and deserve a special category devoted to them only. If yours stands out from the rest, go and get the recognition it deserves!
Technology has radically transformed most industries which is why tech events deserve their own category. Here you could include any tech event that deserve our WOWs: from geeky gatherings to high-tech trade shows.
CORPORATE & COMMUNITY
A category for all events created to build and reinforce business relationships including trade shows, conferences, corporate parties or shows, galas etc.
Events created to engage the end consumer belong to this category such as consumers shows, exhibitions, promotional events (in-store, outdoors), celebrations, etc.
We live in a world where communities built on common values or interests become the most important unit to group people. Any event created to engage, reinforce or celebrate a community belong to this category. That includes all interest-related conferences or meetings (like social media conferences, cooking classes etc), professional-interest events (like marketers summits, women entrepreneurs meetings etc.), cause events, customer, employee or partner engagement events etc.
Any business event intended to reward, honor, engage or educate the employees, partners, shareholders or customers (e.g. conferences, seminars, incentives,cycle meetings, corporate parties, retreats, team buildings, awards etc.).
Any type of customer-centric event created to foster the relationship and brand loyalty with existing customers or engage target customers (e.g. incentives, corporate parties, consumer shows, promotional events, product launch events, celebrations etc.)
Internal events which have brought 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, awards, celebrations, parties, etc.)
The Gala – queen of all parties is a special breed of celebratory event with spectacular entertainments, unique performances, splendid theme and featuring special guests.
Corporate events intended to reinforce the relationship or achieve higher goals with customers, employees or partners through providing any kind of incentive, belongs to this category. This may include events part of reward, recognition or loyalty programs, corporate parties, retreats, incentive trips etc.
Any corporate event intended to reinforce the relationship with partners, sponsors and stakeholders could find its place in this category (e.g. corporate parties, celebrations, incentive trips, galas, trade shows etc.)
Events designed to increase motivation and promote cooperation in a team or company could compete in this category.(e.g. retreats, corporate parties, training programs, business runs, team outings etc.)
This category gathers the best Asian events out there. Your event could 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.
If you’ve organized the most outstanding event in Australia / Oceania, here’s the category where it can shine on.
Want to prove you’ve organized the best event in Canada? This is the right category for you!
Europe – old but never boring, home of some of the most creative and outstanding events in the world. If your event deserves to be titled the best in Europe, this category is just for you.
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.
UK is one of the countries that set the trends in the event industry and hosts some of the most spectacular and outstanding events on Earth. Pretty fierce competition in this category but the prize is worth it!
Does your event deserves to be crowned as the best USA event? If “yes”, “definitely”, “you bet!” are your answers, here’s where you should include it.
Agencies & Teams, Technologies, Suppliers
AGENCIES & TEAMS
Proud of all your projects throughout the year? This category is your chance to show your team, customers and clients-to be, you are the best of the best in everything you do!
Here’s a category devoted only to you, Destination Management Companies. Prove you stand out from the crowd!
A category celebrating those turning live communication events into lifetime experiences. Prove you are THE creative genius in this competitive industry!
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!
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!
A category devoted to the excellence and professionalism of the event teams of any venue no matter its size or type. Enter this category to show your appreciation to the team that puts their hearts and souls for those great events to happen at your venue and show your customer (as well as the to-bes) they have the best professionals to rely on!
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.
Any technology that stimulates, enhances, or facilitates attendee engagement, fits the bill. Want to stand out from the rest? Here’s your chance!
A category devoted to any AR or VR technology that is or can be used to enhance the attendee experience at an event.
Any web or mobile event app that helps the organizer accomplish an event-related task is eligible to enter this category. Question is which one’s good enough to win it? You?
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.
Software, hardware, platforms,apps or services that provide outstanding ticketing solution for an event are eligible to enter this category and gain a worldwide recognition.
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.
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!
We’re on a quest for the best event industry supplier in the whole events world! If that’s you, here’s your chance to stand out!
Suppliers providing any kind of experience or activity at an event are welcome to compete in this category for the prestigious Eventex accolade.
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 to WOW the jury and the events world, is welcome to enter this category.
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.
Category for all decor, design, flowers service suppliers at an event. If the Winner trophy is the perfect decoration for your office, here’s where to get it.
A category to celebrate the suppliers of entertainment services at an event. Enter this category to be caught in the spotlight of the events world!
A category to single out the best live streaming suppliers out there, including video conferencing and webcasting apps used at an event.
A category to celebrate the art of projection mapping! Any supplier for projection mapping, video mapping, spatial augmented reality that can be used at an event, is welcome to join and win this category.
A category to select the best supplier of security services for events. If that’s you, here’s your chance to gain a worldwide recognition.
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!
Any kind of company or agency that provides staff at events is eligible for this category. You are the best out there? Get the recognition, you deserve!
Here’s the global stage for the companies that build stages for events. If you are the best in the field, here’s where you can stand out from the crowd.
Destinations & Venues
DESTINATIONS & VENUES
You are one of the best event destinations in the whole world? Go and get your deserved recognition!
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.
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!
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.
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 in size but great in value? If your event venue has a capacity for r up to 300 people, it’s eligible to compete in this category and prove you’re the best among your competitors.
This category is devoted to all the large and majestic venues built to hold conventions, conferences, large meetings, exhibitions or trade shows. If your convention center is among the top-notch ones in the world, here’s the right place to show off.
A category dedicated to those unique event venues that have thousands of stories stored in their floors and walls and are time-machines in its own right. Old fortresses, castles, beautiful old operas, theaters, churches, or any other historic venue that turns to event space,are suitable to compete in this category.
Hotels are the home of so many types and sizes of events, that they deserve a category of their own. Prove no other hotel could compare to yours as an event venue!
We are opening a new category for all the new venues that were established in the last 3 years. Here’s your chance to stick out and attract the attention of the events world, New Venues!
The greener, the greater: a category to honour the eco-friendly venues with green practices and innovative approaches that protect the environment. Eventex prestigious and totally eco-friendly trophy is the perfect complement to fit your sustainable event 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!
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!