And the #ENAwards finalists are…

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The countdown timer has run out. After weeks of companies submitting award entries and sweating over it, there is just one thing left to do before the big night: Announce the shortlist.

 

“I can safely say that this year, the EN team and I had the toughest job yet shortlisting the categories,” said EN editor Annie Byrne.

 

“We laughed. We cried. We debated, and finally we came to a decision. I would like to thank everyone who entered. The number of entries submitted for the 2017 awards was incredible, and it’s fantastic to be reminded of how hard the exhibition industry works.

 

“I look forward to seeing you all on the big night!”

 

The 11th annual EN Awards will be held at ExCeL London on 30 March 2017, as part of a gala dinner, with 23 awards recognising both individuals and companies that have made an exceptional contribution to exhibitions in the past 12 months.

 

For more information on the evening itself, to book tickets or to enquire about sponsorship opportunities, click here.

 

Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ENAwards and tag @ExhibitionNews.

 

 

EN AWARDS 2017 SHORTLIST

 

PEOPLE AWARDS

 

Best Newcomer

Daniela Ribeiro - EventShaper

Paige Lewin - PRYSM Group

Gina Krstic - Brand Events

Sofia Kovalevskaia - Clarion Events

Faizah Din - Easyfairs

Amy Barker - Penny Banks

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

NEC

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 - Easyfairs

Ed Wyre - MA Exhibitions

Eddy Lawrance - PRYSM Group

Nathan Garnett - Media 10

 

COMPANY AWARDS

 

Event Tech of the Year

Wake App Association for Great Sam

N200, a GES Global Company

Miappi

Showplans Technology Group - ShowHub

Media 10 - Design Shanghai

Guidebook Interact

Feathr

InGo - Social Marketing

 

Best Supplier to Exhibitors

ASP Solutions

CEVA Showfreight

DB Systems

Freeman EMEA

GES

Holdsworth Designs Limited

JMT Indisplay

N200, a GES Global Company

 

Best Supplier to Organisers

Aztec

Connection Crew

LiveBuzz

GES

Freeman EMEA

CEVA Showfreight

Penny Banks Limited

JMT Indisplay

Explori

 

Best International Venue

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC)

AsiaWorld-Expo

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

EventCity

ExCeL London

Manchester Central

NEC

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

GES

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

drpexhxibition

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

GES

Insite Graphics

JMT Indisplay

 

SHOW AWARDS

 

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 - 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 - Fitz All Media Company

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

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