Winners 2019

EN Pioneer Award

Ray Bloom – IMEX Group

Best Newcomer

Marlon Doyley – CloserStill Media

Highly Commended: Jasmin Mathans – CloserStill Media

Organiser Salesperson of the Year

Aidan Gibbs – CloserStill Media

Highly Commended: Liz Taylor – CloserStill Media

Organiser Marketing Team of the Year

Vitafoods Marketing Team – Informa Exhibitions

Operations Team of the Year

Vitafoods Operations Team – Informa Exhibitions

Highly Commended: 20-20 Events Ltd & Maelstrom Event Solutions

Best Event Director

Alex Harden – CloserStill Media

Highly Commended: Chris Down – CloserStill Media

Event Tech of the Year

CREST Planning Limited & the Halo Event Management System

Best Supplier to Exhibitors


Best Supplier to Organisers


Best International Venue

RAI Amsterdam

Best Venue Under 8,000sqm

Business Design Centre

Best Venue Over 8,000sqm 

Manchester Central

Highly Commended: The NEC

The CSR Award

Business Design Centre

Highly Commended: Olympia London

Best Use of Social Media

London Vet Show – CloserStill Media

Highly Commended: Ski & Snowboard Festival – Telegraph Events

The Indy Award

Broadway Events

Best Organiser Association Partnership

The Dentistry Show and the British Dental Association – CloserStill Media

Best Consumer Show Marketing Campaign

Ideal Home Christmas – Media 10

Highly Commended: BOOM ENTS – Grand Designs Live – Media 10

Brand Trade Show Marketing Campaign

ADF&PCD 2018 – Easyfairs

Highly Commended: The Dentistry Show – CloserStill Media

Brand Feature Area

Plastic Free Aisle – Easyfairs

Highly Commended: The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre

Best Brand Expansion

Build Portfolio – Oliver Kinross Events

Highly Commended: The Big 5 Construct Egypt – dmg events

Show Rising Star

This Morning Live – Media 10

Highly Commended: Dogfest West 2018 – Fitz All Media

Best Consumer Show

Festival of Quilts ­– Upper Street Events

Highly Commended: Ski & Snowboard Festival – Telegraph Events

Best Trade Show

Lab Innovations 2018 – Easyfairs

Highly Commended:
  -  International Security Expo 2018 – Nineteen Events
  -  Farnborough International Airshow & MACH 2018 – The Manufacturing Technologies Association

Best International Trade Show

EDEX (Egypt Defence Expo) – Clarion Events

Highly Commended: New York Vet – CloserStill Media