The announcement of the official shortlist of entries competing for the Best Event Awards has officially started the countdown to the 14th Best Event Awards. The contest reserved for events and live communication from all over the world is part of the Bea World Festival, the International Festival of Events and Live Communication. The festival is the essential meeting place and networking event for the international event community, providing an opportunity to see the world’s best-in-class events live, develop business, and learn from leading experts.


This year, a record number of 30 agencies from all over the world have applied with 160 entries to compete for the iconic Elephant trophies. The shortlist of nominees competing for this year’s award includes a number of big international players from various industries and can be found on the official webpage. The winners will be awarded on the ceremonious stage on November 29th during the Bea World Festival in Milan.

Along the Best Event Awards, prizes in two other event categories will be up for grabs. These are the Best Location Awards, rewarding the best event locations for the second year in a row and the Elephant Prodige award, this year’s debutant, reserved for creative talents aged 28 or under. Be quick to apply you outstanding venue, as subscriptions for the Best Location Awards are open until 31st of October.

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