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Pictures: AEO Excellence Awards 2022

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This year’s AEO Excellence Awards saw event professionals flock to Grosvenor House Hotel.

The biggest winners of the day were Nineteen Group, Media 10, Raccoon Events and FESPA all picking up two awards each.

Nigel Nathan was named as the Outstanding Contribution to the Industry winner, with members commenting on his passion, determination and commitment since he started in the business as a porter for a show at Wembley Conference Centre, aged 16.

Chris Skeith OBE, chief executive of AEO,  thanked the AEO team for  working tirelessly behind the scenes “not only delivering this class leading industry event, but also driving change, support and insight through all other AEO activities”

He added: “The industry and I are grateful for your commitment and continued efforts.”

Recognising the winners achievements Skeith said: “Leading a business or a team to success is a big challenge, particularly in a tricky climate. But plenty of event professionals do that day in, day out.”

Kevin Bridges, comedian and celebrity host, brought fun and laughter to the room before revealing the winners.

Other winners included Informa Markets – Decorex 2021, who picked up the Marketing Campaign of the Year award for trade, Quartz Business Media Ltd – World Vape Show Dubai who picked up the award for Best Event Launch and Katherine Parkhouse from FESPA who picked up the Unsung Hero award.

Full list of winners: 

MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR – TRADE SHOW

Informa Markets – Decorex 2021

MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR – CONSUMER SHOW

National Outdoor Expo – Raccoon Events

BEST EVENT LAUNCH

Quartz Business Media Ltd – World Vape Show Dubai

BEST CONFERENCE
Africa Oil Week – Hyve Group

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHOW- EUROPE

FESPA – FESPA Global Print Expo 2021 (including European Sign Expo 2021)

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHOW – AMERICAS

IMEX Group – IMEX America 2021

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHOW- MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA & ASIA-PACIFIC

Informa Markets – Arab Health Exhibition and Congress

ORGANISER TEAM OF THE YEAR

dmg events – dmg events (UK) Operations Team

VENUE TEAM OF THE YEAR

SEC – Venue Operations Team

SUPPLIER TEAM OF THE YEAR

GES – GES EMEA

SERVICE SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

TEMBO

BEST CONSUMER SHOW

Raccoon Events – National Outdoor Expo

BEST UK TRADESHOW less than 2,000SQM

Media 10 Ltd – Design London

BEST UK TRADESHOW between 2,001SQM – 8,000SQM

CloserStill Media Ltd – Tech Show London

BEST UK TRADESHOW more than 8,000SQM

Nineteen Group – The Emergency Services Show 2021

VENUE OF THE YEAR – less than 20,000sqm

Coventry Building Society Arena

VENUE OF THE YEAR – more than 20,000sqm

P&J Live

UNSUNG HERO

FESPA – Katherine Parkhouse

SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE AWARD

Olympia London

TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AWARD

Media 10 Ltd UK – Construction Week: Construction Buzz powered by CaboodleAI

BEST COMPANY INITIATIVE

Clarion Events Ltd – Customer Centricity Project

 

Pictures by Jonny Donovan

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