EEAA Awards for Excellence 2016

2016 EEAA Awards

EEAA 2016 Conference
30 November 2016
International Convention Centre Sydney



The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has celebrated the industry’s highest achievers at the 2016 Awards for Excellence held at the new International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney). The awards ceremony was an official pre-opening test event.

The event was attended by over 300 people representing Organisers, Association Organisers, Venues and Suppliers from across Australia and New Zealand who helped test the new venue under event conditions.

EEAA Chief Executive, Joyce DiMascio, said the diversity in submissions for the Awards reflects the broad range of events, venues and services in our industry.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE EEAA 2016 AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE WINNERS

* Denotes – 2 winners or commendation

Best Show
Winner: Hair Expo Australia 2016 - Reed Exhibitions Australia

Trevor Riddell President’s Award
Winner: Domenic Genua - Boating Industry Association

Richard Geddes Young Achiever
The judges awarded two winners in this category:
*Anne-Marie Mina - Exhibitions and Trade Fairs
*James Kennedy - Exhibit Systems

Category Winners:

Best Consumer Show over 10,000M2
Winner: National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo - Exhibition and Trade Fairs
*Highly commended: PAX Australia - Reed Exhibitions Australia

Best Trade Show over 10,000M2
Winner: DesignBUILD - Diversified Communications Australia
*Highly commended: Fine Food Australia - Diversified Communications Australia

Best Supplier Team – Event
Winner: LNG18 - PERTH EXPO
*Highly commended: Makita 2016 Power Tool & Garden Expo - Expo Direct

Best Supplier Team – Services or Products
Winner: Harry the Hirer

Best Venue Team
Winner: AWISA 2016 - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Best New Product or Service
Winner: O-Tix
*Highly commended: Excelling in Exhibitions Program - Sydney TAFE

Best Corporate Citizenship
Winner: Corporate Citizenship Program - Reed Exhibitions Australia

Best Association Event
Winner: PAX Australia for Interactive Games & Entertainment Association - Reed Exhibitions Australia
*Highly commended: ADX16 - Australian Dental Industry Association

Most Outstanding Marketing Campaign
Winner: Fine Food Australia - Diversified Communications Australia

Best Trade Show under 10,000M2
Winner: Hair Expo Australia 2016 - Reed Exhibitions Australia

Best Custom Stand
Winner: Japan National Tourism Organisation at AIME 2016 - Decorative Events & Exhibitions
*Highly commended: Hafele Australia at AWISA 2016 - DisplayWise

Best Show Team
Winner: 2016 Irrigation Australia International Conference & Exhibition - Exhibition and Trade Fairs
*Highly commended: National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo - Exhibition and Trade Fairs