EEAA Awards for Excellence 2015

2014 EEAA Awards

EEAA - 2015 Awards for Excellence
2 December, 2015
Doltone House - Jones Bay Wharf


The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has celebrated the end of the trade and consumer exhibition season with the announcement of the 2015 Awards for Excellence winners at Doltone House – Jones Bay Wharf.

The event was attended by almost 300 people representing Organisers, Association Organisers, Venues and Suppliers from across Australia and New Zealand and was hosted by SBS news presenter, Janice Petersen.

EEAA Chief Executive, Joyce DiMascio, said the Awards attracted a broad range of entries reflecting the diversity of events, venues and services in our important industry.

“These were judged by 29 independent volunteer judges from around Australia and overseas.” Ms DiMascio said.

“It is clear from the judges’ feedback that our Members have worked very hard to deliver outstanding results. It is this drive to constantly excel that we celebrate tonight.”

EEAA salutes all those who entered the EEAA 2015 Awards for Excellence – and we salute our finalists and winners and also say thank you to all our partners and sponsors for supporting this special night.


Best Australian Show
Winner: PAX Australia - Reed Exhibitions Australia

Best New Zealand Show
Winner: buildnz | designex & The National Safety Show - XPO Exhibitions

Trevor Riddell President's Award
Winner: Jim Delahunty - ExpoNet

Richard Geddes Young Achiever*
The judges awarded two winners in this category:
*Stephanie Bleakley - Diversified Communications Australia
*Daniel Condon - Designteam

Best Consumer Show over 10,000 m2
PAX Australia - Reed Exhibitions Australia

*Best Trade Show over 10,000 m2
Winner: Integrate - Diversified Communications Australia
*Highly Commended: Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference - Diversified Communications Australia

Best Supplier Team - Event
Winner: G20 Leaders’ Summit - ExpoNet

Best Supplier - Services or Products
Winner: Harry the hirer

Best Venue Team
Winner: IUCN World Parks Congress Team - Sydney Showground

Best New Product or Service
Winner: Conrad System - Reed Exhibitions Australia

Best Corporate Citizenship
Winner: Good Friday Appeal 2015 - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Most Outstanding Marketing Campaign
Winner: Integrate - Diversified Communications Australia
*Best New Initiative – Venue
Winner: Dockside Pavilion – First Year of Operation - Dockside Group
*Highly Commended: Aerial - Food & Desire

Best Consumer Show under 10,000 m2
Winner: Dog Lovers Show – Sydney - Event Management International

Best Trade Show under 10,000 m2
Winner: DesignBUILD - Diversified Communications Australia

Best Custom Stand
Winner: Cisco Stand at Cisco Live - Exhibit Systems

Best Show Team
Winner: 26th World Gas Conference – Exhibition Team - Exhibitions & Trade Fairs

Best New Show
Winner: The Australian Triathlon, Endurance & Cycling Expo - Informa Australia

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 EEAA Awards for Excellence!

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