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    Open to any conference or event in its first or second year - this award is given to the most successful association new event from the perspectives of all parties involved. Judges will be looking for innovation, expertise and success in all areas including the following:

    • Quality of research & working with committees
    • Creativity and effectiveness of marketing
    • Success with event partners / sponsors
    • The attendee experience & levels of engagement
    • Financial success / meeting of targets
    • Further advancement of the aims of your association

    All fields are required

    In case of technical difficulties entrants are advised to save a version of their core entry in word prior to submitting their entry.

  • Background information

  • Names of key staff involved

  • Name and contact details of person submitting entry

  • Submission

  • Entrants have a maximum of 1,000 words in which to convince the judges that they are worthy of winning this award. 3 files of supporting material of no more than 4 pages each can also be included. Video footage can also be submitted but should be sent as a link within the main body of the entry and should be no more than 2 minutes in length.

    Please include information which will convince the judges that this entry is worthy of winning the award. Suggestions as to what could be covered are listed below.

    • Give some background to the event including how it originated and what it set out to achieve. Outline any specific goals or targets you had in mind prior to the event being put together.
    • Describe the research that went into developing the event. Give details of the research, processes and techniques used.
    • If relevant please describe how you interacted with sponsors, exhibitors or third parties, to develop creative sponsorship packages that met their objectives.
    • Outline your marketing strategies including any novel approaches and techniques you used in the event or its' subsequent promotion – including key partnerships with third parties, direct and online marketing and use of social media.
    • Describe the features of the event which made it so beneficial to members. How did you manage to implement these?
    • Outline the success of the event in terms of the audience size, profile and feedback from attendees, speakers, sponsors or members. Include any other criteria you would use to measure success. Also assess these results against any targets you set at the outset.
    • Give any other information regarding the event which you think would help convince the judges that your event should win this award. What makes your event so unique? In what ways have you been particularly innovative?
  • Shortlisted Summary

  • In the event of your submission being shortlisted we will publish a 200 word summary of your submission on our website. Please write the summary below keeping in mind that any results or other sensitive information may end up in the public domain. Please also supply your company logo below. (Max 200 WORDS)
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  • If files are larger than 10MB please email to aileen@globalconferencenetwork.co.uk
  • Supporting Material

  • Please attach any relevant support material - testimonials, research, performance analysis, collateral, screen grabs, pictures etc.
    Entrants may attach up to 3 files of supporting material of no more than 4 pages each.
    Attached files must be no larger than 10 MB each, documents must be in .pdf or .doc (word) format, images must be in .jpg or .gif format.
    Movie/video footage
    If movie files exceed the 10MB allowance then please include a link to the video/movie hosted on a web page. Links to FTP sites will not be accepted.
    If you wish to send any files larger than 10MB please email them directly to aileen@globalconferencenetwork.co.uk
  • Max. file size: 10 MB.
  • Max. file size: 10 MB.
  • Max. file size: 10 MB.
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