Event Awards results in, Iris celebrates.

This year's Event awards proved yet another staggering success, with Iris Experience having more than most to celebrate by bringing home the prized Grand Prix Award.

Ibiza Rocks: so does Iris Experience
Ibiza Rocks: so does Iris Experience

More than 700 guests packed out the London Hilton on Park Lane hotel and partied to the small hours, proving the Event industry remains in rude health despite the economic gloom.

The full list of winners:

The Event Magazine Grand Prix Award
Iris Experience

Agency of the Year
GSP
Highly commended
Sprout
BMB
Finalists
Beatwax
Iris Experience
Sledge

Exhibition Organiser of the Year
Brand Events

Creative Event of the Year
Iris Experience for Sony Ericsson Night Tennis
Highly commended
GSP for the World Premiere of The Golden Compass
Finalists
The Hospital Events Company for the Blackberry Curve Launch Party
Sprout for Infiniti European Launch

Supplier of the Year
Stage One for the Launch of Adidas Predator Powerserve Football Boots
Finalists
Sternberg Clarke for Ernst and Young
Gallowglass for St Pancras International Launch

Best Brand Activity at a Festival or Public Event
Iris Experience for Ibiza Rocks with Sony Ericsson
Highly commended
Sense for Cadbury Easter Egg Trails
Momentum UK for Jack Daniel's Saloon
Finalists
Attention Seekers for Be the One
Brandwidth Marketing for Lexus Smphony Orchestra

Caterer of the Year
Zafferano for Zafferano catering at London venues
Highly commended
Jackson Gilmour for 2007 David Watt Prize
Kai Catering for Studio Boardman Costume Launch
Finalists
CreateFood and Party Design for Verine
Moving Venue Caterers for Opening of the St Pancras International

Entertainment of the Year
Private Drama
Highly commended
Aquabatix
Finalists
Creative Crew for Launch of Terminal 5
Studio Boardman for MPI Gala Event Series

Best Brand Experience Campaign
Sledge for the Innocent Village Fete
Highly commended
Beatwax for Bee Movie Live
Ignition Europe for Champions League Final
Finalists
Brandwidth Marjeting for Lexus Smphony Orchestra
Iris Experience for Sony Bravia World

Most Effective Roadshow Activity of the Year

Ignition Europe for Nike+ Roadshow
Highly commended
The Circle Agency for The EA Hub
Push UK for Ratatouille- Big Cheese Tour
Finalists
Event Marketing Solutions for "ICT Just Got Personal" RM Roadshow
RPM Group for Cancer Reasearch UK Roadshow
Sense Marketing Services for The Perfect Snack
Slice for Treationg the Nation

Most Effective Sampling Activity of the Year
Sense Marketing Services for The Perfect Snack
Highly commended
I2i Marketing for Philips Autumn Roadshow
Finalists
Clay for BK Fusions
Expsoure for Cadbury Flake Experiential Tour
Lime for Kenco Pure

Best Launch Exhibition
Turret Middle East for World Future Energy Summit
Highly commended
CMP Information for IFSEC India 2007
Centaur Exhibitions for Business Travel Show Dubai
Finalists
BBC Haymarket Exhibitions for BBC Good Food Show Scotland
Brand Events for Real Food Festival
Emap TPS for Summer Fair 2007

Best International Event or Exhibition
Turret Middle East for World Future Energy Summit
Highly commended
Ignition Europe for Live Earth
Finalists
Centaur Exhibitions Dnata Wolrd for Business Travel Show Dubai
CMP Information for IFSEC India 2007
DMG World Media for Gastech 2008
George P, Johnson for WMware VMworld Europe
Jack Morton Worldwide for Zain Brand Launch 2007

Most Improved Consumer Exhibition
DMG World Media for Metro Ski and Snowboard Show
Highly commended
Media 10 for Grand Designs Live London

Best Public or Outdoor Event
Out of the Blue Communications for Journey
Highly commended
Beatwax for Homer Simpson versus the Chalk Giant
Finalists
Brand Events for Taste of London
Bristol Balloon Fiestas for International Bristol Ballooon Fiesta
Haymarket Exhibitions for Clothes Show Live 2007
Sledge for Innocent Village Fete
Historical Promotions and Event Management/Coleshill Town Council for Coleshill 800 Celebrations

Most Improved Business Exhibition
CMP Information for IFSEC 2007
Finalists
CMPi for Technology for Marketing and Advertising 2008
Confex Group; CMPi for International Confex 2008

Exhibition Stand of the Year
Newbu for Quantel at NAB 2008
Highly commended
Jack Morton Worldwide for Ericsson at the Mobile World Congress 2008
HPL Europe for Virgin Atlantic at the Business Travel Show
Free State for Spinvox Exhibition Stands
Finalists
BMB for Ecobuild 2008
Newbu for RM at BETT 2008
Nextbigthing for Land Securities exhibition stand at BCSC 2007
Visit London for Visit London stand at IMEX

Exhibition Feature Area of the Year
Studio 10 for Face Fabric at Grand Designs Live London
Finalists
DMG World Media for The Ford Skymasters Challenge
Haymarket Exhibitions for Maybelline New York Catwalk in association with Company magazine
Studio 10 for The Grand Village at Grand Designs Live London

Best Conference or Internal Staff Event

DRP Group for Sainsbury's Managers' Conference 2007
Highly commended
Mandarin Kite Communications for Take Action Conference
Jack Morton Worldwide for Zain Brand Launch 2007
Finalists
George P. Johnson for Cisco Networkers 2008 - Ignite Innovation
MVM London for The Night at the End of the Tunnel
Platform for Trading Places
Sprout for Tomorrow's World

Best use of a Blank Canvas Space
Sprout for Infiniti European Launch
Highly commended
GSP for World Premiere of The Golden Compass
Finalists
The Brewery for Kids Choice Awards and Bright Spot Forum
DRP Group for Sainsbury's Managers Conference 2007
GSP for Annual Sales Conference and Staff Party
Lunch Communications for Sony Colour Rooms
Salt Events for LG Full HDTV Launch Event

Venue Awards: Exhibition, Conference or Purpose-Built Venue
The Brewery
Highly commended
EC&O Venues, Earls Court
Finalists
EC&O Venues - Olympia
Excel London
Portland Spa Conference and Banqueting Centre

Venue Awards: Unique, Visitor Attraction or Cultural Event
Lunch Communications for Sony Colour Rooms
Highly commended
Science Museum

The Green Award
Sheepdrove Eco Conference Centre for World's Greatest Conference Centre
Finalists

EC&O Venues for EC&O Venues Sustainability Programme
Excel London for Excel London
Oxygen Event Servioes for Eco Event

Venue In-House Events Team of the Year
The Royal Parks for Hyde Park
Highly commended
EC&O Venues for Earls Court
EC&O Venues for Olympia
Finalists
The Brewery
Cafe de Paris
Portland Spa Conference and Banqueting Centre
Sheepdrove eco Conference Centre

 


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