EEAA 2019 Awards for Excellence

Entries for the EEAA 2019 Awards for Excellence are now closed.

Save the date for the Awards for Excellence gala dinner on Wednesday, 4 December 2019, held at the magnificent Myer Mural Hall in Melbourne.

2019 Award Categories

  • Best Consumer Show under 10,000m2
  • Best Consumer Show over 10,000m2
  • Best Trade Show under 10,000m2
  • Best Trade Show over 10,000m2
  • Best New Show
  • Best Association Event
  • Best Custom Stand
  • Most Outstanding Marketing Campaign
  • Best New Product or Service
  • Best New Initiative Small Scale Venue
  • Best New Initiative Large Scale Venue
  • Best Corporate Citizenship
  • Best Show Team
  • Best Venue Team
  • Best Supplier Team – Event
  • Best Supplier – Services or Products
  • Richard Geddes Young Achiever
  • Unsung Hero
  • Most Creative Innovation in Event Experience Delivery
  • Best Innovation in Event Tech
  • Best Show (this category cannot be entered in its own right – only winners from the show categories will qualify)

Entries are for events or initiatives that occurred between 1 October 2018 and 30 September 2019.

What the Awards Do

  • Recognise leadership and outstanding achievements in our industry.
  • Provide a benchmark for excellence.
  • Distinguish shows, events, products and services that are delivering best practice.
  • Recognise exceptional individuals who are standing out and making a difference through their work.
  • Provide winners and finalists recognition that can be leveraged in marketing and to enhance reputation with clients and staff.
  • Promote the exhibition and events industry to exhibitors, show visitors, and the wider community.
  • Challenge the industry to aspire to high standards and peer scrutiny.
  • Celebrate achievement and boost reputation.
“The recognition we have received from winning an award from the EEAA has had a profound internal and external impact for Exhibitions & Trade Fairs.  It has given potential clients the knowledge that ETF is a successful organiser and for our existing clients, it has provided a high level of satisfaction. Our teams work incredibly hard throughout the year to ensure we curate and deliver compelling events so to receive awards has been a wonderful recognition of their efforts.”

Benefits for Winners and Finalists

  • Profile, morale and marketing boost for your teams and business.
  • Recognition as an innovator and leader.
  • Promotion through all EEAA communications including online, trade and social media channels.
  • Improved ability to attract talented staff.
  • Increased recognition within our industry and with external stakeholders.
  • Use of the EEAA Awards “winner/finalist seal” – a special logo to display on your website, in your email signature and in your marketing for up to three years.
  • Winners presented with award trophy at gala dinner.
  • Promotion of award winners in PR campaigns of EEAA.
  • High quality photography for winners for use in your own PR and marketing.

We look forward to celebrating your achievements.

Key Dates

Registrations open – end October 2019
Finalists announced – early November
Awards night – 4 December 2019 in Melbourne


Last year’s Awards winners

See the winners of the EEAA 2018 Awards for Excellence

See the photo gallery from the EEAA 2018 Awards for Excellence