This is the shortlist of all finalists for the 8th Global Event Awards. All 80 finalists have been chosen among a total of 156 entries from 35 countries from around the world.

Best Association Meeting

  • “1st PANLAR-ACCAR Course” by Kenes Group
  • “2016 AIPPI World Congress” by  AIM Group International
  • “FIA General Assembly and Prize Giving Gala” by eventplan / pi-five
  • “XXIII World Congress of Neurology” by Kenes Group

Best Conference

  • “Engage Prague 2017” by Socialbakers
  • “Plenary session of Criteo Summit 2017 – Ride the Wave” by Auditoire
  • “Social Enterprise World Forum 2017” by  The Akina Foundation

Best Educational Event

  • “Russian event forum “Winter Event Forum”” by Be Bright Event
  • “The Battle of Berlin” by MarketEmotion
  • “The Meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID 2017)” by Kenes Group

Best Medical Congress

  • “10th International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD 2017)” by Kenes Group
  • “1st PANLAR-ACCAR Course” by Kenes Group
  • “FLOREtina2017” by AIM Group International

Best Scientific Congress

  • “4th International Conference on Nutrition and Growth” by Kenes Group
  • “FLOREtina2017” by AIM Group International
  • “The Meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID 2017)” by Kenes Group

Best Tech Event

  • “EventHorizon 2017 – Global Summit on the Blockchain Technology in the Energy Sector” by HIVEwise (previously Stefanie Gründl) & Media Apparat
  • “FOS Future Lab at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2017” by Catapult
  • “ONWARD17” by Yext, Inc.

Best Gala

  • “Fellini’s Ball” by ARTEGO Productions
  • “Rome Extravaganza” by ARTEGO Productions
  • “Temple University Hospital 125th Anniversary “Acres of Diamonds” Gala” by Tolo Events

Best Brand Engagement Event

  • “AH Buitendag” by Xsaga
  • “The Grand Journey” by CREATIVE PRO group
  • “Tiedon Valo 2016” by Tapahtumantekijät Oy
  • “VOXI by Vodafone Launch Event” by Freeman XP

Best Campaign Event

  • “AH Buitendag” by Xsaga
  • “From Kosice to the World in 80 hours” by CREATIVE PRO group
  • “The Ocean Cleanup’s The NeXt Phase Event” by BIND / Jurlights

Best CSR Event

  • “On The Side Of Nature” by Horeca Group
  • “Russian Rodeo Miratorg” by MarketEmotion
  • “The Ocean Cleanup’s The NeXt Phase Event” by BIND / Jurlights

Best Experiential Event

  • “Lexus On-demand press conference at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show” by VOK DAMS Agency for Events and Live-Marketing
  • “Reebok Fit Shop” by Horeca Group
  • “The Ocean Cleanup’s The NeXt Phase Event” by BIND / Jurlights

Best Interactive Outdoor event

  • “Сorporate Run” by MAXMEDIUM AGENCY
  • “Fortune 500 International Sales & Marketing Conference” by Russell Harris Event Group
  • “PerfectDry Dishwasher from Bosch” by Publicasity

Best Pop-up Event

  • “Bone Appetit” by Tolo Events
  • “Pop up cafe “Cafe with rules”” by Skudras metropole
  • “The 10 millionth visitor of the Rijksmuseum” by Xsaga

Best Product Launch

  • “Audi A5 Launch event: AI vs YOU” by DEPARTÁMENT
  • “Dodge Demon Launch at the New York Auto Show” by George P. Johnson Experience Marketing
  • “PerfectDry Dishwasher from Bosch” by Publicasity

Best Promotional Event

  • “Andalusia Pavilion at Fitur 2017″by beon. worldwide(previously EVENTISIMO) & Grupo Abbsolute
  • “Lexus On-demand press conference at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show” by VOK DAMS Agency for Events and Live-Marketing
  • “Oral B at International Dental Show (IDS) Cologne” by zerotwonine GmbH

Best Corporate Event

  • “Criteo Summit 2017 – Ride the Wave” by Auditoire
  • “HUDDLE London 2017” by Momentum Worldwide (UK)
  • “Russian Rodeo Miratorg” by MarketEmotion

Best Customer Engagement Event

  • “BMW The Reveal” by Fast Forward
  • “Lexus On-demand press conference at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show” by VOK DAMS Agency for Events and Live-Marketing
  • “The 10 millionth visitor of the Rijksmuseum” by Xsaga

Best Employee Engagement Event

  • “Criteo Summit 2017 – Ride the Wave” by Auditoire
  • “HUDDLE London 2017” by Momentum Worldwide (UK)
  • “Pandamonium” by Davis Events Agency

Best Cause Event

  • “150 years Red Cross” by Xsaga
  • “The Ocean Cleanup’s The NeXt Phase Event” by BIND / Jurlights
  • “World’s Biggest Guestlist Festival” by Guestlist4Good LLP

Best Art Event

  • “Fantastic gondolas 2017” by Lech Zürs Tourism GmbH
  • “The 10 millionth visitor of the Rijksmuseum” by Xsaga
  • “The Infinity Wall” by Megavision Arts

Best Cultural Event

  • “Fantastic gondolas 2017” by Lech Zürs Tourism GmbH
  • “Imaginarius – International Street Theatre Festival” by Santa Maria da Feira City Hall
  • “RIGOLETTO – Oper im Steinbruch” by Media Apparat

Best Festival

  • “Fantastic gondolas 2017” by Lech Zürs Tourism GmbH
  • “Magical Winter Lights Houston” by People Generation, Inc.
  • “World’s Biggest Guestllist Festival” by Guestlist4Good LLP

Best Live Show

  • “BMW The Reveal” by Fast Forward
  • “FIA – Prize Giving Gala & Public Event “World of Motorsport”” by eventplan / pi-five
  • “Flesz Fashion Night 2017 – Autumn Glow” by Mea Group

Best Sporting Event

  • “2017 FISA World Rowing Championship Opening Ceremony” by BadAss Media and Meetings
  • “Antwerp City Drops” by Fast Forward
  • “Corporate Run” by MAXMEDIUM AGENCY

People’s Choice Event

  • “Amita Motion Positive Energy Day” by Mad
  • “City of Dreams 8th Anniversary Gala Dinner – World of Wonders” by Numero Suite
  • “World’s Biggest Guestlist Festival” by Guestlist4Good LLP

Best Agency

  • BIND / Jurlights
  • Kenes Group
  • Xsaga

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