Entry Criteria

Below are the entry criteria for each category. To qualify for entry, the events and/or work carried out must have taken place between 31st May 2015 and 25th May 2016.

All entries require client testimonials.

Best New Technology Start-Up

This category is open to all event technology start-ups who have been trading for less than 18 months old. You will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) Provide a description of the technology (100 words max). Explain why you developed the technology (100 words max). Tell us your story so far, include key dates, milestones reached and your achievements (200 words max).

Why is your product / service / technology better than others already available within the industry? (150 words max). You can submit three jpeg (no more than 1Mb each) images to support your written entry. To request an entry form please click here

Best New Technology Product

This category is open to all products that were launched in 2015 or 2016. You will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Ticketing & Visitor Registration Technology

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Attendee Management Technology

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Event Management Solution

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Venue Management Solution

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best use of Technology for Marketing an Event

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Social Media Campaign

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Technology for Building Event Attendance

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Technology for Event Monetisation or Fundraising

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Event Website / Mobile Site

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Hybrid Event or Live Streaming Solution

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best use of Audio Visual Technology

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best use of Technology for Engagement & Interaction 

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best use of Technology for Audience Participation

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best use of RFID or NFC

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best use of Projection Mapping

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best use of Gamification

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best use of Technology for Event Analytics, Data-Collection & Insight 

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Social Media Tool

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Most Innovative and Tech Friendly Venue

For this category you will need to supply a venue profile (100 words max). 200 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Use of Event Technology by a Brand

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Festival Technology 

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Conference Technology

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Exhibition Technology

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Event Networking Technology (NEW)

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Proximity Marketing Technology (NEW)

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Event Connectivity & Wi-Fi (NEW)

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Augmented / Virtual Reality Technology (NEW)

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Event App

For this category you will need to supply a company profile (100 words max) a description of the technology (250 words max) followed by one example of an event where the technology was deployed (500 words max). To request an entry form please click here

Best Technology Partnership – Agency/ Brand/ Organiser/ Supplier/ Tech Provider

This category is open to two or more companies that can demonstrate how they have delivered a cohesive technology solution for an event. For this category you will need to supply a 100 word (max) profile for each of the companies involved and a 150 words (max) description of the technological solution along with a 1,000 words (max) about how and why the partnership was formed. To request an entry form please click here

The 2016 Event Technology Rising Star

Entrants must be nominated by a colleague who is either their senior or a client. This award is for a person who consistently works above and beyond the call of duty and demonstrates real commitment and passion in the event tech sector. It could be someone who has been innovative, someone who has been creative or someone that’s been simply determined and inspirational. For this category you will need to provide a nominee biography (100 words max), tell us the nominee’s story so far (250 words max), explain why you have nominated this person (100 words) You can submit three jpeg (no more than 1Mb each) images to support your written entry. To request an entry form please click here

Favourite Event Technology Supplier – The People’s Choice Award

This award will face a public vote, the gold, silver and bronze winners will be chosen by the industry. For this category you will need to supply a description of your company (100 words max) and your technology solution (150 words max). A 150-word event case study (The information you provide will be made available to the public so please check any client confidentiality documents or non-disclosure agreements before submitting your entry, f Followed by 100 words about why the industry should vote for you. To request an entry form please click here