The concluding highlight of the trade show Heavent Meetings, where stimulating speakers like Bonny Shapira from CiscoLive, Jon Shaw from Huawei, Magali Merindol from Xynteo, Valérie Thielemans from Orange and Eeva Ignatius from Hartwall held inspiring key notes and round tables, was the ceremony Heavent Awards taking place in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes on 28 March.

131 entries had been submitted from all over the world: France, UK, Germany, Austria, Italy, Norway, Finland, Belgium, Latvia, Portugal, Spain, Serbia, Morocco, Turkey, Ukraine, the UAE, China and the USA and 45 had been shortlisted.

The winners are:

Event Award B to B

First : #G20ans L’Expo, agency Auditoire for Google France (France)
Second : Haulotte-launch Génération Pulséo, agency Manifestory for Haulotte (France)
Third : Airbus Bizlab Global Summit 2018, agency Verywell for Airbus Bizlab (France)
Finalists :
Cisco Live, agency George P. Johnson UK for Cisco (United Kingdom)
Oriflame Gold Conference 2018, agency With Up Com for Oriflame (France)

Sport, Cultural, Educational or Entertainment Event Award

First : Partnership Chengdu IFS with the Comité Saint-Germain-des-Prés, agency Manifestory China for Chengdu IFS (China)
Second : Coding Tomorrow, agency Atolye Grup for Vodafone Turkey Foundation (Turkey)
Third : Le Grand Bal Masqué de Versailles, Château de Versailles Spectacles (France)
Finalists :
Lisbon Under Stars, Atelier Ocubo (Portugal)
France 98 vs Fifa 98 – Le Match de Légende, agency Double 2 for the Association France 98 (France)
Trackmania Cup 2018, agency ZQSD Productions for ZT Production (France)


The rest of the awards

Event Award B to C

First : Nikon Vision Tour, agency Groupe S’cape for Nikon Verres Optiques (France)
Second : YSL Beauty Hotel, agency black lemon for Prestige et Collections International (France)
Third : OBOS 24, agencies JCP Nordic & Ekko Agency for OBOS (Norway)
Finalists :
The big Dacia picnic, agency Novabox for Dacia-Groupe Renault (France)
Swarovski Crystal Worlds 2018, agencies StudioNOW & onliveline GmbH for Swarovski (Germany)
Forum, Summit, Congress, Fair Award
First : Electric Days, agency Auditoire for Groupe EDF (France)
Second : USI 2018, agency Brainsonic for Octo Technology (France)
Third : Russian Copper Company Pavilion, agency Simmetrico in collaboration with Illogic for Russian Copper Company (Italy/Russia)
Finalists :
#Helsinki2018 Trump-Putin Summit/Media Centre, agency Woltti Group for the city of Helsinki (Finland)
Galp — Make it Happen, agency Desafio Global for Galp Energia (Portugal)

Internal communication Event Award

First : 15th anniversary Alter Domus, agency VO Event for Alter Domus (Belgium)
Second : Focus On Growth Tour: a call to action to “wake up”!, agency LDR for Sodexo (France)
Third : Ubisoft Winter Party (ApocalypSOFT), agency Havas Engage Ukraine for Ubisoft Ukraine (Ukraine)
Finalists :
POP’départ !, agency Sagarmatha for Banque Populaire Val de France (France)
Sales convention Colissimo, agency FC2 for La Poste (France)

Multichannel and Influencer event strategy Award

First : Hartwall Original Long Drink — The Greyest Day of the Year, agency Lataamo Group for Hartwall Oy Ab (Finland)
Second : Reveal News Citroën C5 Aircross, agency Moma Event for Citroën (France)
Third : Les Studios L’Oréal Paris, agency ADR for L’Oréal Paris (France)
Finalists :
L’Interdit Givenchy, agency black lemon for Parfums Givenchy (France)
Prodigy Cell Glow PR Event, agency Win-Win.com for Helena Rubinstein (France)

Brand experience Event Award

First : Nissan Electric Ecosystem Experience, agency Hopscotch for Nissan Europe (France)
Second : UberGreen brings green spaces to Paris for a week-end !, agency Ubi Bene for Uber France (France)
Third : Themed days by Renault at the Paris Motor Show, agency Novabox for Renault (France)
Finalists :
Inside Industry Summit 2018, agency 3c Creative Communication Concepts GmbH for INSIDE Wohnen Verlags GmbH (Germany)
Fortnite @ GC 18, agency Envy Create for Epic Games (United Kingdom)

8 – Incentive/Travel/Team Building event Award

First : Clients’ & employees’ voyage to Brazil, agency CWT Meetings & Events for Valrhona (France)
Second : Science Pops Beauty Learning Expedition, agency LDR for L’Oréal Research & Innovation (France)
Third : KM 104, agency Amirantes for Swisslife (France)
Finalist :
Nestlé annual convention « Winning 2018 », agency Up Partner for Nestlé Portugal (Portugal)

9 – Exceptional event Award

First : The historic parade for the 120th anniversary of the Paris Motor Show, agency Double 2 for AMC Production (France)
Second : 1st African Road Safety Forum, agency Public Events for the National Committee for the Prevention of Traffic Accidents (Morocco)
Third : Revlon Professional Style Masters Awards 2018, agencies Beon Worlwide & Abile Corporate Events for Revlon Professional (Spain)
Finalists :
L’Usine Extraordinaire, agency Hopscotch for the Association of mechanical engineering industries (France)
Paris Peace Forum, agency Auditoire for Paris Peace Forum Association (France)


The Grand Prix of the jury went to L’Usine Extraordinaire, agency Hopscotch for the Association of mechanical engineering industries (France). The international Grand Prix of the jury was awarded to Coding Tomorrow, agency Atolye Grup for Vodafone Turkey Foundation (Turkey).

The jury members were chosen among corporate clients with a position of Event Communication Director & Manager and product marketing manager from companies such as Dessange International, Nissan Europe, Uber, Nespresso, RTL, Swift, PSA…

More than 1.000 event professionals attended the ceremony completing the vote of the jury to elect the final winners.