AEO Excellence Awards Shortlist 2020

AEO Awards

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE INDUSTRY AWARD

The winner of this Award is selected by the AEO Board.

 

Sponsored by: 

Reed-logo

BEST EVENT LAUNCH

  • AMI (Applied Market Information Ltd) - Compounding World Expo, Plastics Recycling World Expo, Plastics Extrusion World Expo (co-located) 
  • Diversified Communications UK - Organic Food Iberia 
  • dmg events - The Big 5 Construct Nigeria 
  • Easyfairs UK Ltd - AntwerpXL  
  • GovNet Exhibitions - HETT 
  • Hub Exhibitions Ltd - Women In Business Expo 2019 
  • Hyve Group - PURE ORIGIN 
  • Redcoat Events Ltd - Life Lessons 

 

Sponsored by: 

Reed-logo

 

 

BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY

  • ASP - Composer                 
  • Circdata - Circdata Fusion                 
  • dmg events - How to Trade in Saudi webinar series by The Big 5 Saudi
  • Forum Events & Media Group - Trinity                 
  • Informa - Decorex International                 
  • Visit by GES - Visit by GES at Event Tech Live 2019                 

            

 

Sponsored by:

NEC

 

 

 

MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR - CONSUMER

  • GES - Show Ready Spaces                 
  • Media 10 - Grand Designs Live Birmingham                 
  • Media 10 - The Cake & Bake Show 2019                 
  • QD Events - The IRN-BRU Carnival 2019/20   
  • Upper Street Events, Immediate Media - Country Living Christmas Fair – London             
  • Upper Street Events - MOVE IT 2019                
  • Upper Street Events - The Knitting & Stitching Show Alexandra Palace 2019                 
     

Sponsored by:

NEC

MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR - TRADE

  • dmg events - The Big 5
  • Informa Markets - CPhI Worldwide 2019     
  • Informa Markets - Vitafoods Asia 2019      
  • Media 10  - UK Construction Week     
  • Messe Frankfurt UK Ltd - Automechanika Birmingham 2019     
  • Reed Exhibitions UK - in-cosmetics Global 2019     
  • Tarsus Group - GESS Dubai Marketing Campaign     
  • Tarsus Group - Labelexpo Europe 2019 

 

Sponsored by:

ASP

ORGANISER TEAM OF THE YEAR

  • Clarion Defence & Security - Stockholm 2019 
  • CloserStill - CloserStill Operations Team 
  • dmg events (UK) Ltd - Operations Team 
  • Easyfairs - CCR 
  • EventShaper
  • Hub Exhibitions - Women In Business Expo 2019 
  • Informa Markets - Vitafoods 
  • Reed Exhibitions - Operations Team 

 

Sponsored by:

Messe-frankfurt

VENUE OF THE YEAR - less than 20,000sqm

  • Business Design Centre
  • Exhibition Centre Liverpool
  • Farnborough International Exhibition and  Conference Centre
  • NAEC Stoneleigh
  • QEII Centre

 

Sponsored by:

Freeman

VENUE OF THE YEAR - more than 20,000sqm

  • ADNEC
  • ExCeL London
  • Olympia London
  • RAI Amsterdam
  • Scottish Event Campus
  • The NEC, Birmingham
  • The O2



Sponsored by:

Freeman

INNOVATION AWARD

  • Clarion Events - Phacilitate Automation SIG 2019 
  • GES - Show Ready 
  • Hyve Group - The Club at Spring Fair 
  • QD Events - Live Campervan Build at The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show 2020 
  • QD Events - The Hall of Memories at The IRN-BRU Carnival 
  • Raccoon Events - The National Running Show 2020 
  • TEMBO - TEMBO CONTENT

 

 

Sponsored by:

Freeman

 

 

NON - TECHNOLOGY SERVICE SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

  • Agility Fairs & Events
  • Big Top PR
  • EF GSM (Exhibition Freighting Global Show Management)
  • Europa Showfreight
  • Freeman EMEA
  • Show Ready and Show Ready Feature Areas
  • TEMBO
  • Thorns Group

 

Sponsored by:

Freeman

TECHNOLOGY SERVICE SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

  • ASP
  • EventsCase
  • Jonas Event Technology
  • Tag Digital
  • Visit by GES
     

Sponsored by:

dmg

STAND DESIGN & BUILD SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

  • Freeman EMEA – Freeman
  • Nimlok – Nimlok

 

Sponsored by:

dmg

BEST LIVE EVENT

  • Engage Business Media - Employee Engagement Summit
  • Forum Events & Media Group - Hotel Designs Brit List                 
  • ICHF Events - Country Homes and Interiors Christmas                 
  • QD Events - The IRN-BRU Carnival 2019/20 

 

Sponsored by:

dmg

BEST CONFERENCE

  • Borough Bench Media - Open Banking Expo 
  • CloserStill Media - The Clinical Pharmacy Congress 
  • Cvent, Inc - Cvent CONNECT Europe
  • dmg events - Gastech Exhibition & Conference 2019
  • Hyve Group - Africa Oil Week
  • Lincoln West - National Sales Conference 
  • Media 10 Ltd - The Wellbeing in Construction Summit 
  • Ocean Media Group Ltd - Housing2019 (cihhousing.com) 

 

Sponsored by:

dmg

UNSUNG HERO

  • ExCeL London - Barry Maré 
  • Easyfairs - Colette Beal 
  • Freeman EMEA - Lisa Barnfield 
  • GES - Samantha Johnson 
  • Informa Markets - Douglas Read 
  • QD Events - Allan Scouller 

 

Sponsored by:

circdata

VENUE TEAM OF THE YEAR

  • Business Design Centre - The Sustainability Group
  • ExCeL London - ExCeL London Operations Team 
  • Manchester Central
  • QEII Centre - QEII Taste
  • Scottish Event Campus - Scottish Event Campus Customer Experience Team
  • The NEC, Birmingham

 

Sponsored by:

Feathr

BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Clarion Events - Top Drawer                
  • Media 10 - #LoveEyewearWeek & The Love Eyewear Awards by 100% Optical                  
  • Media 10 - #MyStoryinConstruction                 
  • QD Events - The IRN-BRU Carnival 2019/20                 
  • Tarsus Group - GESS Dubai 2020     

 

Sponsored by:

circdata

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHOW- AMERICAS  

  • AMI (Applied Market Information Ltd) - Compounding World Expo, Plastics Recycling World Expo, Plastics Extrusion World Expo (co-located) 
  • Clarion Events - DISTRIBUTECH International 
  • Clarion Events - Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Expo 
  • Clarion Events - Smoky Mountain Gift Show
  • CloserStill Media - DevLearn 2019 Conference & Expo 
  • DMG Events - Gastech Exhibition & Conference 2019  
  • DMG Events - The Canada Gas & LNG Exhibition and Conference 
  • Reed Exhibitions - WTM Latin America 

 

Sponsored by:

circdata

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHOW- ASIA-PACIFIC

  • Clarion Events - Asian Utility Week 
  • Clarion Events - DSEI Japan 2019  
  • CloserStill Media - Singapore Tech 2019 
  • Informa Markets - Vitafoods Asia 2019 
  • Informa Plc - CPhI South East Asia 2019 
  • Tarsus Group - GESS Indonesia 2019 
  • Tarsus Group - Labelexpo Asia 2019 

 

Sponsored by:

RAI

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHOW- EUROPE

  • CloserStill Media - Paris Tech Shows: Cloud Expo Europe, DevOps Live, Cloud & Cyber Security Expo, Big Data World and Data Centre World      
  • CloserStill Media - Frankfurt Tech            
  • Diversified Communications UK - Organic Food Iberia             
  • Easyfairs UK & Global - ADF&PCD and PLD Paris 2020             
  • Reed Exhibitions UK - ILTM Cannes             
  • Reed Exhibitions UK - in-cosmetics Global 2019             
  • Reed Travel Exhibitions - IBTM World              
  • Tarsus Group - Labelexpo Europe 2019

 

Sponsored by:

RAI

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHOW- MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

  • Clarion Events - BIDEC 2019                 
  • dmg events - Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference
  • dmg events - Egypt Petroleum Show – EGYPS 2020             
  • dmg events - Saudi Entertainment and Amusement Expo                  
  • Hyve Group - Africa Oil Week                 
  • Media 10 - Design Joburg                 
  • Montgomery Group - Securexpo East Africa 2020                 
  • Tarsus Group Ltd - GESS Dubai 2020 

 

Sponsored by:

Adnec

BEST CONSUMER SHOW

  • Hub Exhibitions - Women In Business Expo 2019 
  • ICHF Events - Sewing for Pleasure 
  • QD Events - The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show 2020 
  • Raccoon Events - The National Running Show 2020 
  • River Street Events - BBC Good Food Show Summer & BBC Gardeners’ World Live 
  • Upper Street Events - Country Living Glasgow Christmas Fair 
  • Upper Street Events - MOVE IT 2019 
  • Upper Street Events - The Festival of Quilts 
     

Sponsored by:

zing-logo

BEST UK TRADESHOW LESS THAN 2,000SQM

  • CHS Group - Conference and Hospitality Show
  • f2f events Ltd - APEA Live 
  • Reed Exhibitions - Imbibe Live 2019 

 

Sponsored by:

Adnec

BEST UK TRADESHOW BETWEEN 2,000SQM - 8,000SQM

  • CloserStill Media - The Clinical Pharmacy Congress                 
  • Diversified Communications Ltd - Ocean Business 2019                 
  • Easyfairs - Lab Innovations                 
  • Media 10 - 100% Optical 2020                 
  • Media 10 - Clerkenwell Design Week 7

 

Sponsored by:

Adnec

BEST UK TRADESHOW MORE THAN 8,000SQM

  • Brintex - London Wine Fair 
  • British Toy & Hobby Association - Toy Fair 2020 
  • Clarion Events - DSEI  
  • Diversified Communications UK - Accountex London 2019 
  • Media 10  - UK Construction Week
  • Messe Frankfurt UK Ltd - Automechanika Birmingham 2019 
  • Reed Exhibitions & the Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Offshore Europe 2019

 

Sponsored by:

DB Schenker

Judging Process

Our judging process is managed by R3, a third party company who we’ve worked closely with for a number of years to deliver a robust and transparent judging system. R3 divide categories up in a way which means judges are not able to mark entries that could be a conflict of interest in any way.

 

2019 Award Winners

Testimonials

  • THIS IS OUR TIME TO STAND OUT AND CHEER ON OUR COMPANIES.
    ALICE FULTON
    SENIOR SALES, DIVERSIFIED COMMUNICATIONS
  • THE AWARDS ARE IMPORTANT BECAUSE THE GOOD AND THE GREAT OF THE INDUSTRY ARE HERE. YOU GET TO MEET ALL YOUR PEERS AND IT’S A FABULOUS WAY OF REWARDING THE BEST OF THE BEST.
    AUSTEN HAWKINS
    CEO, F2F EVENTS LTD

  • Circdata
  • Freeman
  • NEC

HEADLINE SPONSORS

  • aztec
  • Adnec
  • ASP
  • Circdata
  • DB Schenker
  • dmg
  • experience staff
  • feathr
  • Freeman
  • Messe Frankfurt
  • NEC
  • rai amsterdam
  • Reed
  • Zing

Event Sponsors

  • Aztec
  • circdata
  • EFX
  • EN
  • Hiscox
  • Perton Signs

Event Partners