Finalists

This is the shortlist of all finalists for the 9th Global Event Awards. All finalists have been chosen among a total of 331 entries from 42 countries from around the world. Note: The entries in each category are in alphabetical order.

ART, ENTERTAINMENT & PUBLIC

Art Event

  • Latvian School Bag opening event – 100 Latvian Stories in 100 Minutes by Luka
  • Noise Moscow 2018. Welcome to the Circus by Authentica & Blumenkrants. Show and Event Production
  • Ziraat Bank ‘Color And Light’ Immersive Digital Exhibition by Livecom Event & Experiential

Celebration Event

  • King’s Day by Xsaga
  • Madsack Media Group 125 Years by battleROYAL GmbH technical support from VenCo AG
  • Rolling Stones in Lucca by Liberty International Italy

Concert

  • Latvian School Bag opening event – 100 Latvian Stories in 100 Minutes by Luka

Cultural Event

  • Casa Peru by DPG
  • Design Week Turkey by OutWork Event Company
  • Latvian School Bag opening event – 100 Latvian Stories in 100 Minutes by Luka

Festival

  • Moscow historical festival “Times and Epochs” by OOO ‘ASR ‘Ratobortsy’
  • The Circle of Light Moscow International Festival by LBL Communication Group
  • The Festival at Masdar City by RedFilo Events

Live Show

  • Chivas Collab: ETM by Sumo Eleven
  • Latvian School Bag opening event – 100 Latvian Stories in 100 Minutes by Luka
  • Noise Moscow 2018. Welcome to the Circus by Authentica & Blumenkrants. Show and Event Production

Municipal Event

  • C’mon Kazan by Be Bright Event
  • King’s Day by Xsaga
  • Liverpool 2018 by Liverpool City Council

Pop-up Event

  • In Your Bones by The Embassy – OIC
  • Nut Butter Bar by Mad River Ltd
  • The Pudding Kitchen by Mad River Ltd

Public Event

  • Casa Peru by DPG
  • Design Week Turkey by Outwork Event Company
  • The “coolest” icerink in the Netherlands (The CBvNL) by House of Sports in cooperation with Xsaga

Roadshow

  • KFC Battle Fest by brandnew
  • Louis XIII 100 Years Campaign by Gradient Experiential, LLC.
  • Mazagrande Tour by Creative Pro

Sporting Event

  • Corporate run by MaxMedium Agency
  • Mercedes-Benz UCI MTB Downhill Lošinj World Cup 2018 by AC Lošinj&MTB Trbovlje&Tourism board Mali Losinj
  • The “coolest” icerink in the Netherlands (The CBvNL) by House of Sports in cooperation with Xsaga

BRAND & EXPERIENCES

Brand Activation

  • Chivas Collab: ETM by Sumo Eleven
  • Latvian Alphabet by SponsorKing, Not Perfect, MM&A | Hill+Knowlton Strategies
  • Road to Coachella by Mirrored Media

Brand Engagement Event

  • 3D Basecamp by SketchUp
  • adidas Women #HereToCreate by endorfina events
  • Riga Street Food Festival by “SponsorKing” and “Ideju Instituts”

Budget Event

  • Renaming of the Johan Cruyff ArenA by Xsaga

CSR Event

  • Light up the Future by RedFilo Events
  • Magyar Telekom Sustainability Day 2017 by HD Group
  • SIAARTI Academy 2018 by AIM Group International

Exhibition Experience

  • Cisco at Hannover Messe by George P. Johnson
  • Experiencing The Digital World Of A Telecom Operator by DDF – Dream Design Factory
  • Mrs Crimbles, Spin to win! by Mad River Ltd

Experiential Event

  • House 99 Launch Event in China by APAX Group
  • In Your Bones by The Embassy – OIC
  • Mercedes-Benz ‘The Pinnacle of Luxury’ by Sumo Eleven

In-store Experience

  • Nordstrom Mens Store Opening by Gradient Experiential, LLC.

Interactive Outdoor Event

  • Bernardo Winery Takeover by Koncept Events
  • Big Picnic by MarketEmotion
  • Google Home Mini Tour by MAS Event + Design

Kick A** Experience

  • C2 Montréal by C2 Montréal
  • GLA Dock Beach by Bliss Events/Star Events
  • Mercedes-Benz ‘The Pinnacle of Luxury’ by Sumo Eleven

Launch Event

  • Google Home Mini Tour by MAS Event + Design
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – A Bigger Show by Eventually S.r.l.
  • The New Lamborghini URUS Launch by DEPARTÁMENT

Sponsorship Experience

  • PRSA 2018 Travel & Tourism Section Conference Parade and Reception by New Orleans & Company
  • Road to Coachella by Mirrored Media
  • The “coolest” icerink in the Netherlands (The CBvNL) by House of Sports in cooperation with Xsaga

CAUSE & GREEN

Cause Event

  • HPV Awareness Day by Kenes Group
  • In Your Bones by The Embassy – OIC
  • Malaria Summit London by Bray Leino Events

Sustainable Event

  • C2 Montréal by C2 Montréal

CONFERENCES & MEETINGS

Association Meeting

  • 40th Asia Pacific Dental Congress & 109th PDA Annual Convention by Kenes Group
  • Bema! — Best Experience Marketing Festival! by MarketEmotion
  • World Education Congress 2018 (WEC18) by Meeting Professionals International

Conference

  • Cisco Live by George P. Johnson
  • EventHorizon 2018 – Blockchain Summit by Stefanie Gründl & Media Apparat GmbH
  • Synergy Global Forum 2017 by MarketEmotion

Convention

  • Bcc Roma – Convention del Personale 2018 by The Line Above ‘n’ Below
  • Bema! — Best Experience Marketing Festival! by MarketEmotion
  • European Police Chiefs Convention (EPCC) 2018 by Europol

Educational Event

  • 3D Basecamp by SketchUp
  • EuroSkills 2018 Budapest by Skillstar agency for Hungarian Chamber of Commerce
  • SIAARTI Academy 2018 by AIM Group International

Medical Congress

  • 28th European Meeting on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection by AIM Group International
  • 36th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases by Kenes Group
  • You Are Not Alone by The Embassy – OIC

Tech Event

  • CES 2018 by Consumer Technology Association
  • EventHorizon 2018 – Blockchain Summit by Stefanie Gründl & Media Apparat GmbH
  • TNW Conference 2018 by TNW

CORPORATE & COMMUNITY

B2B Event

  • 18th Edition Live’ cinema event by RBH Design Agency, Saville Group and Vue Cinemas
  • Cisco Live by George P. Johnson
  • MONT Security Day 2018 by Director’s Cut

B2C Event

  • “Open Way 2018” SuperEgo by Podegiki
  • The “coolest” icerink in the Netherlands (The CBvNL) by House of Sports in cooperation with Xsaga

Community Engagement Event

  • 3D Basecamp by SketchUp
  • Renaming of the Johan Cruyff ArenA by Xsaga
  • The “coolest” icerink in the Netherlands (The CBvNL) by House of Sports in cooperation with Xsaga

Corporate Event

  • 25 Years of JOKE Event AG – Now it’s our turn by JOKE Event AG
  • The Wild Wild West by Koncept Events
  • trivago on tour 2018 by EVENTARCHITECT group / trivago N.V.

Customer Engagement Event

  • 3D Basecamp by SketchUp
  • Google Home Mini Tour by MAS Event + Design

Employee Engagement Event

  • On the Move to Midtown by Experience Willow
  • trivago on tour 2018 by EVENTARCHITECT group / trivago N.V.
  • UTS.Theatre by UTS Group

Gala

  • Empik Bestsellers 2017 by Allegro Brand Experience Agency
  • Enchanted Ball in Paris by ARTEGO Events Production
  • IBA Welcome Party by AIM Group International

Incentive Event

  • Champions Meet Champions by inspiria global events LLC
  • NHT Global Ambassador Academy 2018 by Concept Communications (HK) Limited
  • ROSBANK. The College of the future. by MaxMedium Agency
  • trivago on tour 2018 by EVENTARCHITECT group / trivago N.V.

Partner Engagement Event

  • European Police Chiefs Convention (EPCC) 2018 by Europol
  • ROSBANK. The College of the future. by MaxMedium Agency

Team Building

  • 350 Years of Merck – Global Employee Event by fischerAppelt, live marketing GmbH
  • On the Move to Midtown by Experience Willow
  • Qiwi The Hunger Games by MaxMedium Agency

REGIONAL

Asian Event

  • Alibaba Broken Bridge Fashion Show by APAX Group
  • Chivas Collab: ETM by Sumo Eleven
  • Mercedes-Benz ‘The Pinnacle of Luxury’ by Sumo Eleven

Canadian Event

  • C2 Montréal by C2 Montréal

European Event

  • 18th Edition Live’ cinema event by RBH Design Agency, Saville Group and Vue Cinemas
  • 350 Years of Merck – Global Employee Event by fischerAppelt, live marketing GmbH
  • Latvian School Bag Opening Event – 100 Latvian Stories in 100 Minutes by Luka

Russian Event

  • Epicenter XL by Epic Esports Events
  • Olympic Maslenitsa* in Suzdal 2018 by „Odobrino“ Company
  • TV3 Channel presentation of the new season: “No formats – No limits” by Blumenkrants. Show and Event Production

UK Event

  • Liverpool’s Dream – Giant Spectacular by Liverpool City Council

US Event

  • The Wild Wild West by Koncept Events

People’s Choice Event

  • Closers in Black ™ by Dan Lok Companies
  • Design Week Turkey by OutWork Event Company
  • Liverpool’s Dream – Giant Spectacular by Liverpool City Council

Agencies & Teams

Agency

  • APAX Group – China
  • Mirrored Media – USA
  • Xsaga – Netherlands

Live Communication Agency

  • JOKE Event AG – Germany
  • Xsaga – Netherlands

DMC

  • Koncept Events – USA
  • UTS.Russia – Russia

Production Agency

  • fischerAppelt – Germany
  • Unlimited Productions & Livetime Productions – Netherlands

Event Team

  • APAX Events – China
  • EPCC organising team – Netherlands
  • Mad River Ltd – UK

Venue Event Team

  • Borneo Convention Centre Kuching – Venue Event Team – Malaysia
  • Troxy venue team – UK

Technologies

Event Technology

  • Hubb – USA
  • Launching of Infrared Live Tracking System – Germany
  • Zenus, Inc. – USA

Audience Engagement Technology

  • EventHorizon 2018 – Interactive Data Themepark – Germany
  • Forever21/Riley Rose Partners With Surkus – USA
  • Save The Children – In Your Bones – Italy

Augmented/Virtual Reality Technology

  • Duster Roadshow Augmented and Virtual Reality Technology Implementation – Turkey

Event App

  • FLAVE Navigator – Event App 2.0. – Austria
  • LineUpr – Germany
  • Surkus App – USA

Event Management Solution

  • Conference Harvester Logistics by CadmiumCD – USA
  • DoubleDutch Event Management Platform – USA
  • Kamp Grizzly Explores Uncharted RFID Tech – USA

Event Ticketing Solution

  • DSMBILET – Turkey
  • Eventfrog – Switzerland
  • TECOGIS: Event Ticketing & Registration Management Solution – India

Interaction Technology

  • EventHorizon 2018 – Interactive Data Themepark – Germany
  • Psychic Barista with Boomset RFID – USA

New Event Technology

  • LineUpr – Germany
  • VenueOps: Venue Management Software by EventBooking – USA
  • Zenus, Inc. – USA

Destinations

  • Liverpool (Destination)
  • Meet in Reykjavík (Destination)
  • Fairmont Le Montreux Palace (European Destination)
  • Meet in Reykjavík (European Destination)

Venues

  • Tampere Hall (Large Venue)
  • One Atlantic Events (Medium Venue)
  • Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre (Convention Center)
  • Almar Jesolo Resort & Spa (Hotel Venue)
  • Fairmont Le Montreux Palace (Hotel Venue)
  • Cubex Centre Prague (New Venue)
  • Tampere Hall (Sustainable Venue)
  • Vibrant Village at the Merck Campus for the Merck anniversary year (Unusual Venue)
  • Almar Jesolo Resort & Spa (Versatile Venue)

Suppliers

  • russell harris EVENT GROUP (Decor/Design/Flower Supplier)
  • Yellow Entertainment (Entertainment Supplier)
  • Sila Sveta (Projection Mapping Supplier)
  • Sila Sveta (Set Design Supplier)
  • Elevate Staffing (Staffing Company)

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