The deadline for entering the 7th edition of the Global Event Awards is approaching fast. At midnight, on October 31, entry submissions will be closed, and everything handed over to the jury.

Entries are accepted online from around the globe in more than 20 categories, ranging from various types of events to event technology and services. More than 40 distinguished event professionals and experts in the world of meetings and events will evaluate the projects. Categories are assigned according to each judge’s specific areas of expertise. This year, the People’s Choice Award will once again allow event industry stakeholders and fans to vote for their favourite event.

Over the past seven years, Eventex Awards have grown into a truly global competition honouring excellence, creativity and innovation in events and event services worldwide. The 19 winners in the 6th edition come from the UK, the US, Finland, Belgium and the Netherlands.

2015 WINNERS

EVENT OF THE YEAR

The Event of the Year for 2015 was Microsoft Future Decoded– a grand two-day event, which engaged over 11,000 Partners and Customers in the challenges and opportunities of the‘world of tomorrow’. The “un-business business event” impressed the jury not only with its holistic approach to telling the ‘One Microsoft’ story but also for letting guests curate their personal Future Decoded experience from the moment of receiving their invitation.

BEST EVENT AGENCY

Coincidently, the agency that executed the Event of the Year – Momentum– The Total Brand Experience Agency – also became Best Event Agency for 2015. With over 40 offices on 6 continents, Momentum is the trusted partner of companies like Coca Cola, American Express and Bentley Motors. Momentum’s expertise is in integrating digital, sponsorship, entertainment, social, retail & live experiences.

BEST EVENT TECHNOLOGY

A multi-award winner, DoubleDutch, took the prizes in Best Event Technology as well as Best Event Mobile App. DoubleDutch is an event technology platform with more than 1,500 customers, including SAP, UBM, and Urban Land Institute,and 260 +employees around the world in San Francisco, Amsterdam, London, and Hong Kong. It provides branded mobile conference applications for attendees, plus real­-time analytics for improving event performance. Key features include surveys and live polling, incentivizing attendees to provide feedback, mobile agenda and location­-based messages.

About the Global Event Awards

Eventex Awards are the only annual global event awards honoring meeting and event professionals from all over the world for their work in producing valuable and engaging event experiences. This year, the award ceremony will take place at Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland. The Awards night is part of the annual Eventex conference: a global innovative platform for event professionals who want to know the top industry trends, improve their know-how and network with influential event experts.

Industry experts about Eventex Awards

“If you take events seriously, you should be at Eventex”– Jan-Jaap in der Maur, Owner of Masters in Moderation

“An event, where even the experts meet new friends and can learn something new” – Victor Neyndorff, Creative & Strategy Partner at MOVE People & Experience Marketing

“Eventex has come to age and deserves the support of the industry for its excellence in execution. I can only see the event growing from strength to strength from here.”– Elling Hamso, Managing Partner at Event ROI Institute

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