EEAA 2019 Awards for Excellence

Registrations are now open for the Awards ceremony and celebration dinner on Wednesday 4 December, where the winners for the 2019 Awards for Excellence will be announced.

All finalists for the 15 Award Categories have now been announced.

The Awards for Excellence is our most popular event of the year. We’re very pleased to be holding the celebration dinner at the elegant 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 Custom Stand
  • Most Outstanding Marketing Campaign
  • Best New Product or Service
  • Best Corporate Citizenship
  • 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.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, 4 December 2019
Pre-drinks: 6:30pm – 7:00pm
Awards: 7:00pm – 11:30pm
Venue: Myer Mural Hall, 314/336 Bourke St, Melbourne
Tickets: $285 + GST per person. Tables of 10 also available.
Dress Code: Black tie or Business


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