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8 US Entries are Finalists at the Global Event Awards

The International Eventex Awards announced the finalists in the 6th annual edition of the contest. 19 categories were left after the evaluation of the judges who represented 34 global event experts. 8 entries from the USA reached the finals at the global competition in a total of 6 categories.

Back Row: Ovanes Ovanessian, founder of Eventex; Jon Gunn, Operations Director, Showslice, UK; Ash Austin, Evolution Dome, UK; award winner Barry Muldowney, Verve, Ireland; hostess; Adam Parry, Event Industry News; award winner Oojal Jhutti, iWazAt, UK; James Morgan, EMEA Affiliate Chair, UK; hostess; Paul Allot, Event Industry News, UK; hostess; award winner Cristoph Mueller, Zkipster, USA. Front Row: Katie Williams, Guidebook, UK; Wayne Morris, Guidebook, UK; award winner Damian Oracki, Showslice, UK; award winner Juraj Holub, Sli.do, Slovakia; Jon Schaffer, Conferize, Denmark; award winner from Sli.do Courtesy image

Eventex 2015 Awards Winners. Back Row: Ovanes Ovanessian, founder of Eventex; Jon Gunn, Operations Director, Showslice, UK; Ash Austin, Evolution Dome, UK; award winner Barry Muldowney, Verve, Ireland; hostess; Adam Parry, Event Industry News; award winner Oojal Jhutti, iWazAt, UK; James Morgan, EMEA Affiliate Chair, UK; hostess; Paul Allot, Event Industry News, UK; hostess; award winner Cristoph Mueller, Zkipster, USA. Front Row: Katie Williams, Guidebook, UK; Wayne Morris, Guidebook, UK; award winner Damian Oracki, Showslice, UK; award winner Juraj Holub, Sli.do, Slovakia; Jon Schaffer, Conferize, Denmark; award winner from Sli.do. Courtesy image

In the category Best Event Mobile App, all finalists are American: Attendify, DoubleDutch and Eventscribe by Cadmium CD. Attendify is also a finalist in Best Event Technology Startup, while Double Dutch is awaiting a prize in Best Event Technology.

Another category with an American finalist is Best Fundraising Event where IM Creative – a live event specialist – presented “The Crease” project – a party reminiscent of 1920’s-style underground establishments, organized to raise money for the fight against pediatric cancer.

The other American company that awaits not one but two Eventex prizes is Experience Willow for their project 2015 Cinemax Latin America USA Upfront. It was recognized in the categories of Best Experiential Event and Best Product Launch.

Winners will be announced at a gala ceremony on March 17, which is part of Eventex 2016 – a revolutionary format for global event professionals, featuring 6 exclusive masterclasses, the Awards Night and a conference with prominent experts from the global event industry.

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Eventex Awards emceed by Alan Stevens. Courtesy image

Tickets are available at http://eventex.co.

Eventex was launched in 2009 as a local industry event that grew to an international gathering of event professionals and technology solutions in 2015. It aims to improve the know-how and technical skills of event professionals on a global scale, while offering exceptional networking and fun entertainment activities.


About Rob Hard

Rob is editor of Business Travel Destinations. He reviews international destinations for meetings and events -- where business travelers go, the hotels where they stay and their lifestyle preferences on the road. Rob was previously the event planning guide for About.com (owned by The New York Times Company) from 2007 - 2011. His articles also appear in business travel publications and travel sites internationally.

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