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  • ES01. Best Convention Venue

    This award will honour a standout convention venue. Have you held the most events ever, posted record financial results, created an innovative way to use the space, or introduced new packages or technological innovations?

  • ES02. Best City Hotel for Business Events

    This award will honour a standout city hotel. Have you held the most events ever, posted record financial results, created an innovative way to use the space, or introduced new packages or technological innovations?

  • ES03. Best Resort Hotel for Business Events

    This award will honour a standout resort hotel. Have you held the most events ever, posted record financial results, created an innovative way to use the space, or introduced new packages or technological innovations?

  • ES04. Best New Events Venue

    This award will honour a standout venue that has opened in the past 12 months. The venue must be suitable to host business events groups, and have a proven track record at working with event planners on the planning, production and execution of B2B events.

  • ES05. Best Unique (non-hotel) Venue for Business Events

    This award will honour a standout unique venue that is not part of a hotel or convention and exhibition centre. What events have you held in the past 12 months, have you created an innovation use of space, and delivered creative solutions to clients?

  • EA01. Best Destination Marketing Company

    The award will go to exceptional B2B event agency or destination Management.

  • EA02. Best Product Launch

    Judges will look for creative/innovative solution on initial launch, re-launch of repositioned product/service. Evidence of seamless execution, engagement of target audience through social and digital platforms and meeting core business objectives.

  • EA03. Best Live Event

    This award will celebrate the most innovative live event. Evidence how you executed a hyper-creative and high-tech event that engaged audiences before, during and after the final act. Show how you transformed a mundane space and/or conventional programme with technology, art and live performances to create an exciting and memorable experience for all.

  • EA04. Best Corporate Event

    Judges will look for evidence that achieves business core objectives, reaching target audience.

  • EA05. Best Trade Show/Exhibition

    This category will be awarded to agencies which have held innovative and outstanding experience for the audience. Include event budget and critical path or proof of production components and how this was managed. Judges will look for logistics, impact, layout, creative, objectives and design.

  • EA06. Best Use of Influencer

    This category awards the most effective and engaging KOL influencer to raise brand awareness, attendance to event/exhibition. Judges will look for creativity and content to build viral buzz to promote the event meeting core objectives and ROI.

  • EA07. Best Creative Event

    Judges will seek for best of creativity, innovation, design and use of new technology.

  • EA08. Best Experiential Marketing Event

    This category will focus on how the audience experience the brand through innovation and creativity. Judges will look for overall execution of the event, marketing strategy to meet core business objectives and engagement of target audience.

  • EA09. Best Conference Event

    This award will celebrate a conference that stands out from the crowd. Please show how you have created an innovative use space for example, or introduced new packages and/or technological innovations to engage your audience.

  • EA10. Best Brand Activation Event

    This award will celebrate the most effective, attention-grabbing brand activation. Judges will be looking for relevance and creativity. Please include information on the aim, size of the event and whether it stood alone or was part of a larger campaign.

  • EA11. Best Use of Event Technology/Social Media

    This award will be given to a company that has effectively used the latest technology and/or social media to enhance an event. Evidence how you have incorporated the latest technological innovations to create buzz, deepen audience engagement, and extend the lifespan and legacy of an event. Judges will be looking for the most effective or creative use of digital or social media channels. These may include use of social platforms, blogs, mobile applications, or other emerging tools that are popular in China.

  • EA12. The Sustainability Award

    This category celebrates sustainable initiatives and measure for event. Judges will look for how the initiatives has enhanced the brand's reputation and commitment to sustainability. Judges will also be looking for evidence of how the event has helped client's to be more socially , environmentally and economically sustainable.

  • EA13. Best Incentive Event

    In this category judges will look for how client's objectives and brief are met through planning, logistics communication and creativity. Entry should include key challenges faced and how they were overcome, post event analysis and qualitative feedback.

  • EA14. Best Business Solution

    This category emphasizes on how business objectives are met through understanding client's challenges. Judges will look for evidence on how the event was delivered, creativity and innovation in content, logistics and post event analysis.

  • EA15. Best Overseas Destination

    The event must have taken place outside of Greater China region. Judges will look for evidence from pre-planning stage to execution. How the core business objectives were met and engaging target audience are engaged using social and digital platforms to meet client's target.

  • EA16. Best Outdoor Venue

    This category recognizes outstanding event held in outdoor environment. Judges will look for innovation, maximizing the usage of outdoor space, utilizing space and meeting core business objectives. Entry should also include how brand awareness was met, how target audience was engaged via marketing and social/digital media to ensure objectives were met.

  • EA17. Best Outdoor Sport Event

    This category is awarded to event held outdoor for sport or fitness related which is designed to help brands increase brand awareness, help client to engage with target audience and attract sponsorship.

  • IS01. Best Automotive
  • IS02. Best Business Sector Event
  • IS03. Best Technology
  • IS04. Best Pharmaceutical
  • IS05. Best Health & Beauty
  • IS06. Best of Retail
  • IS07. Best Food & Beverage
  • IS08. Best of Luxury & Fashion

  • P01. Event Person of the Year

    The award recognises professionals responsible for overlooking and managing multiple events of a single office (or multiple offices within Greater China region), who have displayed the most innovation, skills and enthusiasm in bringing contribution to the agency and clients.

  • P02. The Rising Star

    Open to professionals who are under the age of 30 as of 31 March 2017. Nominations are accepted from employers, who should include details of the nominee's career history, their exact age and professional qualifications. Judges will look for evidence of the individual's outstanding achievements during the eligibility period, creativity and innovation with results as well as the nominee's ability and willingness to extend their range of skills.

  • P03. Event Team of the Year (Agency)

    This category recognizes the best team work. The award will honor the team working efficiently and effectively for event across Greater China with outstanding results during the review period. Judges will look for entries that can demonstrate both creativity and proven ROI.

  • P04. Event Team of the Year (In House)

    This category recognizes the best team work. The award will honor the team working efficiently and effectively for event across Greater China with outstanding results during the review period. Judges will look for entries that can demonstrate both creativity and proven ROI.

  • P05. Best of the Best

    This category is open to supplier, agency and brand marketer. This award recognizes the most outstanding events including live/outdoor event with consistent exceptional level over 12 month eligibility period.

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Commercial Director, North Asia

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