Award Nominations

Entries are free but must be submitted by 31st August 2022. Those shortlisted in each category will be offered up to two half price tickets for the awards dinner. We would like to have all shortlisted so keep the date free.

This year’s categories are:

Best Events Team
The Team that has gone the extra mile, or the supplier team offering outstanding service to their clients, to make the event happen

Best Up and Coming Event organiser: The One to Watch
The organiser who is at the start of their career but is showing huge promise

Best Unsung Hero/Heroine Award
Do you know someone who has been indispensable? Who has consistently gone the extra mile, who is often in the background, but you couldn’t do your job without them? If that’s you, put yourself forward, or if this person works for or with you, enter them!

The Sustainability Award
Recognising a real commitment to making an event, a service or product sustainable in the outdoor event sector.

Best Diversity Equity & Inclusion Initiative
Recognising a company or an individual who have instigated or led initiatives within your event / business that has led towards better outcomes for everyone across society.

Best Support to the Event Industry Award
This category can recognise a person, a company, a resource, or an association, that has helped and supported the industry in getting information to its businesses and people, or fighting for its progression

Event Innovation of the Year Award
Awarded for the provision of a new product, service or concept that will help the industry to solve problems and go forward safely, profitably and with more quality

Small Event of the Year Award
Recognising the good work done by event organisers staging smaller events with audience attendance of under 2,000 and with a local community focus

Production Partnership of the Year Award
To those who have demonstrated excellence in partnership working in the delivery of an exceptional event.

Best Practice Award
Awarded to the best overall promoter or event organiser who fulfil criteria for managing well organised safe events through their professionalism and integrity.

Event Organiser of the Year
Open to individuals, companies and local authorities who provide first class facilities and visitor satisfaction at their events.

Event of the Year Award
Recognises an event which has achieved the highest level of excellence or has made a major contribution to the professionalism of the Industry.

Private Sector:
Public Sector:

Event Supplier of the Year
Open to individuals and companies who supply first class products/equipment/entertainment to those within the Events Industry.


Caterer of the Year Award
For any in house or external caterers or outside caterer of any size or type.

Best Student Event Award
Open to all students creating and managing events.