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EN Awards shortlist announced!

by Saul Leese

The shortlist for the 14th EN Awards has been announced – sponsored by Olympia London and LiveBuzz.

The EN Awards, the biggest awards for the event industry, has added two new categories this year including Best Company Culture, recognising how much time and energy businesses across the industry invest in their staff, and Best Trade Show (under 2,000 SQM), recognising the varying scale of exhibitions in the UK.

The shortlist:

Best Newcomer – sponsored by Creative Hire

Antoine Denes, CloserStill Media

Grace Gray, Clarion Events

Ipek Diren, Clarion Events

Lucie Baldock, Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre

Philip Turner, Nineteen Events

Rebecca McIntosh, beMatrix UK

Steve Blunsten, Boiler Room Exhibitions

Thomas Rubion, CloserStill Media


Best Operations Team – sponsored by beMatrix

 Broden Media

CloserStill Media

dmg events (UK) Ltd



IMEX Group

Maelstrom Event Solutions

Reed Exhibitions


Best Organiser Salesperson

Caroline Ballu, CloserStill Media

Charlotte Humphreys, Forum Events & Media Group

Jemima Edwards, CloserStill Media

Jillyanne Glen, QD Events


Best Event Director – sponsored by Olympia London

Abigail Jackson-Houlston, Oliver Kinross

Alex Soar, Clarion Events

Christie Day, Hub Exhibitions Ltd

Laura Shapiro, CloserStill Media

Minesh Vohra, Cornucopia Events

Roziani Zulkifli, Reed Exhibitions

Tom Burns, Vlogger Events Limited

Tristan Norman, Nineteen Group


Event Tech of the Year

ASP – Composer

Circdata Fusion

Cvent Event Management Software


InLoop powering Media 10 – Construction Buzz and Optical Insider


Tag Digital – Event PPC

Visit by GES – GES Event Intelligence

Your Stand Builder


Best Supplier to Exhibitors

Europa Showfreight

Exhibition Freighting Global Show Management

Expo Stars Interactive




The Exhibition Guy

Thorns Group

Your Stand Builder


Best Supplier to Organisers – sponsored by Evolution Dome

CEVA Showfreight

Creative Hire




Jonas Event Technology



Thorns Group


Best International Venue

Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Center

RAI Amsterdam

Shanghai New International Expo Center

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)


Best Venue Under 8,000sqm – sponsored by The Event & Exhibition Partnership

Business Design Centre

Cheltenham Racecourse

Exhibition Centre Liverpool

Marshall Arena at Stadium MK

Queen Elizabeth II Centre


Best Venue Over 8,000sqm

East of England Arena and Events Centre

ExCeL London

Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre

Manchester Central

NAEC Stoneleigh

Olympia London

Scottish Event Campus


Tobacco Dock London


Best Company Culture

Business Design Centre

CloserStill Media

Diversified Communications



ExCeL London

Olympia London

Scottish Event Campus


Best Consumer Show Marketing Campaign – sponsored by Scottish Event Campus

Country Living Christmas Fair, Upper Street Events

Grand Designs Live London and Birmingham 2019, Media 10

Homebuilding & Renovating Show, Future Plc

London Dessert Festival, London Dessert Festival

MCM Comic Con, Reed Pop

Social in City, April Fools Launch Campaign, Malo Events

The Cake & Bake Show, Media 10

The IRN-BRU Carnival, QD Events


Best Trade Show Marketing Campaign – sponsored by Event Guides

 100% Optical, Media 10

ADF&PCD, Easyfairs

Big Data LDN, 3rd Street Group

DSEI, Clarion Events

Fusion Media on behalf of IOG SALTEX

in-cosmetics Global, Reed Exhibitions

INDEX Dubai, dmg events

Labelexpo Europe 2019, Tarsus Group

UC EXPO 2019, Clarion Events


Best Commercial/Association Partnership

CCR and British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Easyfairs

Housing Finance Exhibition and National Housing Federation, Foremarke Exhibitions

Saltex and Fusion Media, Institute of Groundsmanship and Events for You

100% Optical and The Association Of Optometrists, Media 10


Best Feature Area

Design Encounter at Decorex International

The Chef’s Table by Emirates Culinary Guild at The Hotel Show Dubai

The Formulation Lab by Freeman at in-cosmetics Global

The Immersive Cyber Demonstrator by CrisisCast at International Security Expo 2019

The Operating Theatre of the Future at New Scientist Live

The Outdoor Area by DSEI Operations Team & Paul Robinson

The Retail Lab by GES at Glee

The Sustainable Lab by Green Light Laboratories at Lab Innovations

The Wellbeing Zone at UK Construction Week


Best Brand Expansion – sponsored by Freeman

Anaesthesia & Critical Care, CloserStill Media

Cake International On Tour, ICHF Events

Dentiste Expo, CloserStill Media

DSEI Japan 2019, Clarion Events

London Concours 2019, Thorough Events Ltd

South East Homebuilding & Renovating Show, Future Publishing

Stockholm 2019, Clarion Events

The Safety and Security Event Series, Nineteen Group


Show Rising Star – sponsored by ExCeL London

Accountex Summit North, Diversified Communications UK

CHEMUK 2020, UK Industry Events

Dairy-Tech, RABDF

HETT 2019, GovNet

MotorsportDays LIVE, BWR Media Ltd

The Security Event, Nineteen Group

White Label World Expo, Prysm Media Group

Women in Business Expo, Hub Exhibitions Ltd


 Best Consumer Show – sponsored by P&J Live

Concours of Elegance 2019, Thorough Events Ltd

Ideal Home Show Christmas, Media 10

New Scientist Live, New Scientist

Sewing for Pleasure, ICHF Events

Summer in the City 2019, Malo Events

The Country Living Christmas Fair – Glasgow, Upper Street Events

The IRN-BRU Carnival, QD Events

Women in Business Expo, Hub Exhibitions Ltd


Best International Trade Show – sponsored by Shanghai New International Expo Centre Co.

PharmagoraPlus, CloserStill Media

BIDEC 2019, Clarion Events

IBTM World 2019, Reed Travel Exhibitions

Labelexpo Europe 2019, Tarsus Group

Paris Tech Shows 2019, CloserStill Media

Gastech 2019, dmg events

ADF&PCD Paris 2019, Easyfairs

ADIPEC, dmg events

MetalMadrid 2019, Easyfairs


Best Trade Show Under 2000m – sponsored by Sandown Park/The Jockey Club

The Annual Hotel Conference, Questex

Big Data LDN 2019, 3rd Street Group


The Media Production Show, Media Business Insight

Boiler Room Exhibitions

100% Optical, Media 10

FinTech Connect, IQPC

Accountex Summit North, Diversified Communications UK


Best Trade Show Over 2000m – sponsored by Circdata

Accountex London, Diversified Communications UK

Automechanika Birmingham, Messe Frankfurt UK

DSEI, Clarion Events

International Security Expo, Nineteen Group

Learning Technologies, CloserStill Media

London Build, Oliver Kinross

The Clinical Pharmacy Congress, CloserStill Media

The Toy Fair, The British Toy & Hobby Association

UK Construction Week, Media 10


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