2024 Events and Exhibitions Awards

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Events and Exhibitions Awards

Take centre stage with the 2024 Events and Exhibitions Awards, courtesy of Business Awards UK. In the dynamic, ever-changing realm of events and exhibitions, receiving praise from our esteemed panel of experts can transform your brand, distinguishing you amidst a sea of creativity. Whether you’re shortlisted or elevated to the prestige of Winner or Finalist, this recognition can greatly magnify your influence and affirm your mastery of engaging experiences. Spotlight your achievements and your dedication to creating memorable moments. Your time in the limelight awaits; enter the 2024 Events and Exhibitions Awards today.

Before You Enter: What You Need To Know

Free entry in all sectors and categories

We know that many small business owners, entrepreneurs and larger organisations don't like to pay up front for awards, where fees range from £99 to more than £250 per category. With us, all your entries are free.

You only pay a fee if you win an award

Unlike other programmes, you only pay a fee if you are selected as a winner. There's only one Award Acceptance Fee to pay regardless of how many awards you win, and 1x personalised Winner trophy is included*!

Publicity Package

As a winner or finalist, you get credible industry recognition & publicity from National press releases, Google and Yahoo! News features, content marketing and case studies.

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Social Marketing

Social media marketing is important for all businesses, which is why we announce your accolades on social platforms, and regularly engage with you and your followers.

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Interviews & PR

We can create quality, in-depth content with your team, making you a trusted voice in your industry, and highlighting the achievements & success of your business or enterprise**.

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Publicity and PR Package
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Fees

Winner
£375 +VAT
(Award Acceptance Fee)
Finalist
£0
(Free Forever)
Trophy
£99 +VAT
(per additional trophy)

* Trophy included: The Award Acceptance Fee includes 1x Winner’s trophy only. If you win multiple awards, additional trophies may be purchased at £99 +VAT.

** Interviews & PR: We will contact you regarding all publicity and PR opportunities based on the options you select in the entry form

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UK Business Experts

Our judging panel are business experts with a wealth of knowledge in various industries. They lend their experience and business acumen to the many award sectors we cover.

Our panel consists of dozens of private & public guest judges; below are a few of our business experts who will be selecting shortlists, winners and finalists in our awards!

Interested in being a guest judge? Contact us here.

Our Judges

Events and Exhibitions Awards Categories

CategoryDescription / Criteria
Best Trade Show ExhibitionCommends the trade show that has excelled in showcasing diverse products, fostering business connections, and driving industry advancements.
Most Culturally Diverse EventAwards an event celebrating a multitude of cultures, enhancing understanding and appreciation for global diversity.
Best Charity EventHonours an event that has successfully raised awareness and funds for a charity while delivering an engaging experience for attendees.
Best Sporting EventApplauds an event that has provided a compelling sporting spectacle, promoting fair play and athletic excellence.
Best Music EventCelebrates a music event that has showcased stellar performances, excellent organisation, and exceptional audience engagement.
Best Virtual EventRecognises an online event that has excelled in delivering an engaging and seamless virtual experience for attendees.
Most Innovative Event TechnologyRecognises the use of a piece of event technology that has revolutionised attendee experience, interaction, or event management.
Event Planner of the YearHonours an individual who has demonstrated exceptional skill, creativity and professionalism in planning and executing successful events.
Best Corporate EventCelebrates a corporate event that has excelled in delivering an engaging experience, meeting business objectives and leaving a lasting impact.
Best Fundraising EventAwards an event that has effectively raised funds for a cause or organisation, whilst delivering an enjoyable and engaging attendee experience.
Best Event CateringRecognises outstanding performance in event catering, enhancing events with memorable, industry-leading catering experiences
Best Brand Activation EventCelebrates an event that has brilliantly brought a brand to life, creating memorable interactions and deepening customer relationships.
Best Public FayreCommends a public fair that has provided a delightful and engaging experience for the community, showcasing local talent and products.
Best Themed EventApplauds an event that has masterfully executed a specific theme, enhancing attendee enjoyment and engagement.
Best Sustainability Initiative in an EventCelebrates an event that has significantly incorporated sustainable practices, reducing environmental impact and promoting sustainability.
Best Event Marketing CampaignRecognises a campaign that has effectively driven event awareness and attendance through creative and strategic marketing.
Family Run Event of the YearCelebrating a family-run event that stands out for its exceptional organisation, creativity, and impact, showcasing a commitment to delivering memorable experiences for attendees.
Best Client ExperienceHonouring an event or exhibition that delivers the highest level of client satisfaction, through outstanding service, innovative programming, and a seamless attendee experience.
Events & Exhibitions Rising StarAwarded to an individual or organisation showing exceptional promise and innovation in the events and exhibitions industry, marked by rapid growth, unique concepts, or significant contributions to the sector.

Entry Form

Events and Exhibitions Awards

Entries Closed: Deadline Reached

If you need any assistance completing this form, please contact us: –

Award winning entries typically provide over 500 words providing meaningful and relevant details related to the categories they have entered. Telling us why you are entering these particular categories tends to help. Be specific: for example, if the category is Fastest Growing Company, provide details of how your company has grown and include basic revenue figures (eg. YoY £/%) so we can get a feel for the business growth you’re experiencing. Where possible and relevant to do so, including links to reviews/testimonials and digital assets to support your entry will also help.

EXAMPLE 500-WORD ENTRY:

Introducing Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd., a groundbreaking British company at the forefront of technological advancements, spearheaded by its Founder and CEO, Dr. Elizabeth Cavendish. Dr. Cavendish has redefined the boundaries of innovation, earning her a well-deserved nomination for the Most Innovative Business Leader award in the Business Leader Awards 2023.

Established in 2019, Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd. was the brainchild of Dr. Cavendish, a renowned physicist and serial entrepreneur with a track record of developing ground-breaking technologies. Recognising the need for a radical shift in our approach to tackling global challenges, Dr. Cavendish envisioned a company that would act as a catalyst for disruptive ideas and transformative solutions.

Under Dr. Cavendish’s visionary leadership, Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd. has rapidly become a game-changer in the fields of renewable energy, artificial intelligence, and sustainable materials. Her unwavering commitment to fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and calculated risk-taking has made the company an incubator for breakthrough ideas that revolutionise industries.

A prime example of Dr. Cavendish’s innovative prowess is the company’s flagship project, “HelioSynth”. This pioneering solar technology harnesses the power of artificial photosynthesis, converting sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into clean, sustainable energy. By effectively replicating nature’s most efficient energy conversion process, Dr. Cavendish’s brainchild has the potential to transform the renewable energy sector and contribute significantly to reducing the world’s carbon footprint.

However, Dr. Cavendish’s innovative spirit does not stop at scientific advancements. Under her leadership, Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd. has adopted a unique, forward-thinking approach to its organisational structure and management style. By embracing a flat hierarchy and encouraging open communication, the company cultivates an environment where creativity and experimentation are nurtured, and unconventional ideas are celebrated.

In addition to fostering innovation within her own company, Dr. Cavendish is committed to nurturing the next generation of trailblazers. Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd. actively collaborates with academic institutions and young entrepreneurs, offering research grants, mentorship programmes, and innovation challenges aimed at supporting emerging talent and driving groundbreaking ideas forward.

Dr. Cavendish is also an ardent advocate for diversity and inclusion in the world of technology and innovation. Through various company initiatives, such as scholarships and outreach programmes, she champions the inclusion of underrepresented groups in the sector, believing that true innovation can only be achieved by tapping into the wealth of diverse perspectives and experiences.

Beyond her achievements at Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd., Dr. Cavendish is a thought leader in her own right. A sought-after speaker at industry conferences and events, she shares her insights on the future of technology, sustainability, and innovation, inspiring others to think boldly and challenge the status quo.

In summary, Dr. Elizabeth Cavendish’s exceptional track record as the driving force behind Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd., her relentless pursuit of transformative ideas, and her unwavering commitment to fostering a culture of innovation and inclusivity, make her an exemplary candidate for the Most Innovative Business Leader award in the Business Leader Awards 2023. By recognising her achievements, we celebrate not only her visionary leadership but also the immense potential for positive change that she represents.