2016 Winners

Best New Conference Launch – Under 500 Delegates

ConfAwards2016285Winner: Metal Bulletin Events – Iranian Iron and Steel Conference

Mark of Excellence: Telegraph Business Events – Britain’s Smart Cities

Finalists:

      • ARK – Legal IT 2016
      • Capita Conferences – Curriculum 2015
      • KNect365 – Connected Stadium Summit 2015
      • Brandfuel – MoneySuperMarket, Compass
      • Telegraph Business Events – Business of Sport

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Best New Conference Launch – Over 500 Delegates

ConfAwards2016287Winner: The Economist Events – Pride and Prejudice

Finalists:

      • Elsevier – 1st International Conference on Brain Stimulation
      • i2i Events Group – Bett LatAm Leadership Summit
      • The Energy Exchange – Madagascar Mining & Petroleum Summit & Exhibition
      • weCONECT Global Leaders GmbH – Industry of Things World

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Best Awards Event

ConfAwards2016290-2Winner: Diabetes UK – The Diabetes in School Short Film Competition Awards

Mark of Excellence: Incisive Media – Fund Manager of the Year Awards

Finalists:

  • AEO – AEO Excellence Awards
  • EMAP – Nursing Times Awards 2015
  • Green Power – MIREC WEEK 2015
  • IWSC Group – International Wine & Spirit Competition
  • Newtrade – Independent Achievers Academy
  • Redactive – Best Workplace Awards

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Best Commercial or Marketing Team

ConfAwards2016293Winner: The Energy Exchange and World Refining Association – Marketing Team

Finalists:

  • ARK – ARK Events Business Unit
  • Capita Conferences – Marketing
  • i2i Events Group – Money20/20
  • i2i Events Group – World Retail Congress
  • KNect365 – AfricaCom
  • SCM World – Delegate Sales and Vendor Services

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Best Conference by an Events Agency

ConfAwards2016297Winner: WONDER London – Google for Education Tour

Mark of Excellence: Corporate Events – Heineken On Trade Sales and Marketing Conference

Finalists:

  • Saville Audio Visual – Arbonne AAC 2015
  • Awesome Events – Cornerstone Convergence EMEA Conference
  • Banks Sadler – Santander SME Summits
  • Crown – Citroen and DS National Dealer Conference 2016
  • innov8 Conference Services – The 17th International Vasculitis & ANCA Workshop
  • Brandfuel – MoneySuperMarket, Compass

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Best Conference Series

ConfAwards2016299Winner: i2i Events Group – Bett

Mark of Excellence: KNect365 – Com World Series

Finalists:

  • DCD – DatacenterDynamics Converged
  • emc3 – LinkedIn, Talent Connect 2015
  • Last Word – Portfolio Adviser
  • SCM World – SCM World Live
  • The Economist Events – War on Cancer
  • WONDER London – Google@ Series 2015

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Best Conference Venue – Up to 300 Delegates

ConfAwards2016303Winner: The Crystal, Siemens

Mark of Excellence: Hallam Conference Centre

Finalists:

  • 99 City Road Conference Centre
  • Ellenborough Park
  • One Great George Street
  • Robinson College, University of Cambridge
  • Warwick Conferences
  • Wyboston Lakes

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Best Conference Venue – 300 – 900 Delegates

ConfAwards2016306Winner: RIBA Venues

Finalists:

  • BMA House
  • Business Design Centre
  • Center Parcs Sherwood Forest
  • Emirates Stadium
  • Olympia London Conference Centre
  • Pullman, London St Pancras
  • Whittlebury Hall Conference, Training Centre and Hotel

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Best Conference Venue – Over 900 Delegates

ConfAwards2016308Winner: Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)

Finalists:

  • Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
  • Emirates Old Trafford
  • ExCeL London
  • The Brewery
  • The Grand Brighton
  • Twickenham Stadium

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Best Event Linked to a Publication

ConfAwards2016312Winner: The Drum – Do It Day

Mark of Excellence: Centaur Media – The Lawyer Business Leadership Summit & Awards

Finalists:

  • ARK – 3rd TFR Cross-Border Trade Forum Europe
  • Climate Action – 6th Annual Sustainable Innovation Forum
  • Incisive Media Insurance Age – Broker Expo
  • Last Word – International Adviser’s 10th Fund Links Forum and International Life Awards
  • Telegraph Business Events – Business of Sport

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Best Initiatives to Enhance the Event Experience

ConfAwards2016318Winner: SCM World – Personal learning formats

Finalists:

  • Exedra Conference Management Services Inc. and Clarion Events – HMA Mobile App and Myanmar Activities
  • Imagination Europe – MyEXPO
  • Sli.do – Audience Interaction Platform
  • WONDER London – Intelligent design, production and logistics to enhance schools tour

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Best Marketing Campaign

ConfAwards2016322Winner: i2i Events Group – Money20/20

Mark of Excellence: Climate Action – 6th Annual Sustainable Innovation Forum

Finalists:

    • IWSC Group – International Wine & Spirit Competition
    • KNect365 Life Sciences – Cell and Gene Therapy 2015
    • UBM – Sleep

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Best Operations Team

ConfAwards2016363Winner: Campden Wealth – Operations Team

Mark of Excellence: EMAP – HSJ/LGC/Nursing Times Operations Team

Finalists:

      • BrandFuel – Operations
      • Exedra Conference Management Services and Clarion Events – Hospital Management Asia 2015
      • National Farmers’ Union – Membership
      • SCM World – SCM World Operations Department

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Innovation Award

ConfAwards2016368Winner: KNect365 – The A-Hub at AfricaCom

Finalists:

      • Exedra Conference Management Services and Clarion Events – Awards Event
      • Glisser – Interactive Presentation Software
      • London Evening Standard – Progress 1000
      • Solent Conference Centre, Southampton Solent University – The Artisan
      • Thorns Group – Draping

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Best Conference Industry Supplier

ConfAwards2016371Winner: Sli.do

Finalists:

      • Comtec Live
      • Hiscox Event Insurance
      • LiveBuzz
      • Pro-Active Business Information
      • Procom Connections
      • Thorns Group

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Best Conference Venue Customer Service – Up to 600 Delegates

ConfAwards2016374Winner: Warwick Conferences

Finalists:

      • Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre
      • BMA House
      • Cavendish Conference Centre
      • Emirates Stadium
      • Pullman, London St Pancras
      • Solent Conference Centre
      • The London Marriott Grosvenor Square

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Best Conference Venue Customer Service – Over 600 Delegates

ConfAwards2016378Winner: Business Design Centre

Mark of Excellence: QEII Centre

Finalists:

      • Lancaster London
      • Manchester Central
      • The Brewery
      • Troxy
      • Twickenham Stadium

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Overseas Conference of the Year – Under 750 Delegates

ConfAwards2016383Winner: weCONECT Global Leaders GmbH – Industry of Things World

Finalists:

      • ARK – Knowledge Management Asia (KM Asia)
      • Association of Corporate Treasurers – ACT Middle East Annual Conference
      • Criticaleye – Asia Leadership Retreat 2015
      • Haymarket Media Group – Blade Inspection, Damage & Repair
      • Incisive Media – Risk USA 2015
      • Metal Bulletin Events – Iranian Iron and Steel Conference
      • Terrapinn – World Vaccine Congress Washington 2015

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Overseas Conference of the Year – Over 750 Delegates

ConfAwards2016386Winner: i2i Events Group – Money20/20

Mark of Excellence: dmg :: events – Gastech Conference

Finalists:

      • Euromoney Trading – Investing in African Mining Indaba
      • Exedra Conference Management Services and Clarion Events – Hospital Management Asia 2015
      • Green Power – MIREC WEEK – Mexico International Renewable Energy Congress
      • i2i Events Group – World Retail Congress
      • KNect365 – AfricaCom 2015

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UK Conference of the Year – Under 500 Delegates

ConfAwards2016389Winner: Haymarket Media Group – Planning For Housing 2016

Mark of Excellence: Telegraph Business Events – Business of Sport

Finalists:

      • Haymarket Media Group – IED Annual Conference 2015
      • International Research Networks – 4th Annual New Libya Oil & Gas Summit
      • Last Word – PA Summer Congress 2015
      • Newtrade – Local Shop Summit 2015
      • Telegraph Business Events – Britain’s Smart Cities

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UK Conference of the Year – Over 500 Delegates

ConfAwards2016392Winner: Ocean Media Group – Housing 2015

Mark of Excellence: Terrapinn – Aviation Festival

Finalists:

      • CIPD – CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition
      • Diabetes UK – Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2015
      • Incisive Media – Pensions and Benefits UK 2015
      • National Farmers’ Union – Backing the future of British farming

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