Best Newcomer

Daniela Ribeiro – EventShaper

Paige Lewin – PRYSM Group

Gina Krstic – Brand Events

Sofia Kovalevskaia – Clarion Events

Faizah Din – Artexis Easyfairs

Amy Barker – Penny Banks Limited

Georgie May – CloserStill Media

Rachel Kilmartin – CloserStill Media


Organiser Marketer of the Year

Ali Atkinson – Brand Events

Phoebe Au Sin Tung – CloserStill Media

Daniel Earl – CloserStill Media

Kate Middleton – PRYSM Group


Operations Team of the Year

QD Events

British Marine Boat Shows

CloserStill Media

Informa Exhibitions

Kent Event Centre


Olympia London

Ricoh Arena


Organiser Salesperson of the Year

Chelsea Cox – Telegraph Events

Laura Shapiro – CloserStill Media

Jonathan Rusbridge – Clarion Events

Josh Denham – MCM Central

Stuart Baylis – Centaur Media

Lawrence Jeffery – PRYSM Group

Matthew Barlow – Artexis Easyfairs

James Stone – Artexis Easyfairs


Best Event Director

Rabinder Aulakh – CloserStill Media

Nick Powell – Artexis Easyfairs

Ed Wyre – MA Exhibitions

Eddy Lawrance – PRYSM Group

Nathan Garnett – Media 10



Event Tech of the Year

Wake App Association for Great Sam

N200, a GES Global Company


Showplans Technology Group – ShowHub

Media 10 – Design Shanghai

Guidebook Interact


InGo – Social Marketing


Best Supplier to Exhibitors

ASP Solutions

CEVA Showfreight

DB Systems

Freeman EMEA


Holdsworth Designs Limited

JMT Indisplay

N200, a GES Global Company


Best Supplier to Organisers


Connection Crew



Freeman EMEA

CEVA Showfreight

Penny Banks Limited

JMT Indisplay



Best International Venue

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC)


NürnbergMesse GmbH

RAI Amsterdam

Singapore EXPO & MAX Atria

Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC)


Best Venue Under 8,000sqm

Business Design Centre

Ricoh Arena

Sandown Park Racecourse

The Crystal

Titanic Exhibition Centre

Yorkshire Event Centre


Best Venue Over 8,000sqm

Alexandra Palace


ExCeL London

Manchester Central


Olympia London

Scottish Event Campus (SEC)

The International Centre, Telford


The ECO Award

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)

Business Design Centre

Farnborough International Ltd


RAI Amsterdam

Somerset House

The Crystal


Best Use of Social Media

Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging London – Artexis Easyfairs

Olympia London

The Cake & Bake Show – Media 10

Cake International – ICHF Events

MCM London Comic Con – MCM Central

Be:FIT London – Telegraph Events

Summer In The City – MCM Central

Design Shanghai – Media 10


The Indy Award

Broadway Events

CHS Group

Completely Events


Fit Events

Forest Exhibitions

Swan Events Ltd/MaggieMedia Ltd

The 50+ Show Company


The 10th Anniversary ESSA Award

A1 Event and Exhibition cleaners

CEVA Showfrieght

DB Systems

Freeman EMEA


Insite Graphics

JMT Indisplay



Best Consumer Show Marketing Campaign

The Handmade Fair – Brand Events

IGNITION Festival of Motoring – Brand Events

The London Homebuilding & Renovating Show – Centaur Home Interest Media

The Cake & Bake Show Manchester – Media 10

Ideal Home Show at Christmas – Media 10

Grand Designs Live – Media 10

New Scientist Live – New Scientist


Best Trade Show Marketing Campaign

KBB Birmingham – UBM

Fit Show – Fit Events

Advanced Engineering – Artexis Easyfairs

Commercial Kitchen – Diversified Communications

Labelexpo Americas – Tarsus Group

Acute & General Medicine – CloserStill Media

UK Security Expo – Nineteen Events

ITEC – Clarion Events

Clerkenwell Design Week – Media 10


Best Feature Area

Pure London (Ascential Events) – Penny Banks

The Dieline Conference at Packaging Innovations London – Artexis Easyfairs

Payments Punch Up – Clarion Events

UK Security Expo – Nineteen Events

Martell China at Design Shanghai – Media 10

Green Data Centre – CloserStill Media

Champagne Bar at International Jewellery Show – GES

Decorex International – UBM


Best Brand Expansion

London Build – Oliver Kinross

Natural and Organic Products Asia – Diversified Communications

Automechanika Birmingham – Forest Exhibitions

ADF&PCD New York – Easyfairs Oriex

Childcare Expo – Broadway Events

Completely Retail Marketplace Amsterdam – Completely Events

Cloud & Data Centre Tech Show – CloserStill Media

Trauma Innovation – Clarion Events


Show Rising Star

New Scientist Live – New Scientist

Automechanika Birmingham – Forest Exhibitions

Big Data LDN – 3rd Street Group

IGNITION Festival of Motoring – Brand Events

UK Security Expo – Nineteen Events

Therapy Expo – CloserStill Media

Highways UK – Essential Infrastructure Events

Holiday Park & Resort Innovation 2016 – PRYSM Group


Best Consumer Show

CarFest – Brand Events

DogFest – FitzAllMedia

MCM London Comic Con – MCM Central

Ideal Home Show – Media 10

Grand Designs Live – Media 10

New Scientist Live – New Scientist

Resonate Total Gaming – QD Events

The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show – Telegraph Events


Best Trade Show

Pharmacy Show – CloserStill Media

London Vet Show – CloserStill Media

Farnborough International Airshow – Farnborough International

Hotelympia – Fresh Montgomery

UK Construction Week – Media 10

100% Design – Media 10

UK Security Expo – Nineteen Events

Decorex International – UBM

Engineering Design Show – MA Exhibitions