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2017 Winners

The Event Industry Awards 2017 winners were revealed at the ninth annual Event Industry Awards gala ceremony on Friday, July 14th at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin. See winners below.

Best Event

Riverfest Limerick 2016

Outstanding Contribution to the Events Industry

Terri Cullinane

Best Event Management Company

Cogs & Marvel

Best Professional Conference Organiser

Abbey Conference & Events

Best Corporate Entertainer


Best Event Sponsorship

Vantastival Sponsored by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Ireland

Best Live Event

Riverfest Limerick 2016

Best Sporting Event

The Aer Lingus College Football Classic 2016

Best Conference

World Buiatrics Congress Dublin 2016

Best Awards Ceremony

The AIB Build A Bank Challenge Final

Best Corporate Event

DoubleClick Leadership Summit 2016

Best Launch Event

Sony Xperia Product Launch

Best Exhibition

The IN SIGHT Exhibition

Best In-House Event Team

Croke Park Meetings & Events

Best Event Team

Cogs & Marvel

Best Event Design

Taxand International Gala Dinner
The Conference & Events Venue at The Mansion House

Best Purpose Built Event Venue

Croke Park Meetings & Events

Best Hotel Event Venue

Clontarf Castle Hotel

Best Event Infrastructure Provider

Magnum Events

Best Event Caterer

Compass Group Ireland at Aviva Stadium

Best Event Innovation

Wild Air Run
The Right Half

Technology Award


Excellence in Education & Training

B.Sc. Event Management B.Sc. Event Management
School of Hospitality Management & Tourism, DIT

2017 People Awards Winners

Banqueting Manager of the Year

Michael Halpin
Clayton Whites Hotel

Event Manager of the Year

Michael King
TITAN Experience

Event Producer of the Year

Damien Clarke

In-house Event Person of the Year

Niamh McCrystal
Seasons at Guinness Storehouse

Intern of the Year

Prema Bhuiyan
Bank of Ireland

Investor in Events

Danielle Grimes

Stage Manager of the Year

Damien “Deezer” Cullinan
Stage-Crew Ireland
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