2018 Winners

The Event Industry Awards 2018 winners were announced at the black tie gala awards ceremony on Friday, July 20th, at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin. See winners below.
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Best Event

Citywest Hotel

Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo

Emer Sweeney, MICE Sales Manager, Citywest Hotel, presents the Best Event award to Aoife Keegan Twomey, Dublin Zoo.

Outstanding Contribution to the Events Industry

Paddy Cosgrave

Citywest Hotel
Sean Reid, Commercial Director, Citywest Hotel, and Anna May McHugh, Managing Director, National Ploughing Championships, presents the Outstanding Contribution to the Events Industry award to Paddy Cosgrave, Web Summit.

Best Event Management Company

Cogs & Marvel

Linda Lockhart, Finance Director, Citywest Hotel, presents the Best Event Management Company award to the Cogs & Marvel team.

Best Small Event Management Company

EveryEvent

Declan Maxwell, Restaurant Manager, Luna Restaurant, presents the Best Small Event Management Company award to Jamie Roche, John Grubb & Tommie Ryan, EveryEvent.

Best Professional Conference Organiser

Abbey Conference & Events

Elaine White, Conference & Events Sales Manager, The Helix, presents the Best Professional Conference Organiser award to the Abbey Conference & Events team.

Best Corporate Entertainer

Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre

Declan Maxwell, Restaurant Manager, Luna Restaurant presents the Best Corporate Entertainer award to Chantal McCormick & Emma Poole, Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre.

Best Event Sponsorship

HELL & BACK Sponsored by Londis

Faye Buckley, Sales and Operations Manager, Audionetworks presents the Best Event Sponsorship award to Gillian Rigley & Claire O'Brien, Londis.

Best Live Event

Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo

AMA / Audio Networks
Faye Buckley, Sales and Operations Manager, Audionetworks presents the Best Live Event award to Mark Breen & Martin Cullen, Safe Events and Aoife Keegan Twomey, Dublin Zoo.

Best Sporting Event

Gaelforce Dublin 2017

Niall Jones, Senior Account Manager, Alexander Boyd Display presents the Best Sporting Event award to Mona McCrea & Bridget Gavin, Killary Gaelforce.

Best Conference

The Event of the Future

AVC
Rachelle O'Brien, Assistant Lecturer, School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, Dublin Institute of Technology, on behalf of AVC presents the Best Conference award to the Croke Park Meetings & Events team.

Best Awards Ceremony

weddingsonline Awards

AVC
Rachelle O'Brien, Assistant Lecturer, School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, Dublin Institute of Technology, on behalf of AVC presents the Best Awards Ceremony award to Charlene Pigott & Caroline Molloy, weddingsonline.ie.

Best Corporate Event

SAP United 20th Anniversary Celebration

The Helix
Michael Brady, General Manager, The Helix presents the Best Corporate Event award to James Gavin, Grooveyard Event Management.

Best Fundraising Event

Cannonball Ireland

Brian O'Reilly, Managing Director, MCE Events presents the Best Fundraising Event to Alan Bannon, Valerie Grogan & Helen O’Dwyer, Cannonball Ireland.

Best Cultural Event

SeaFest 2017

Brian O'Reilly, Managing Director, MCE Events presents the Best Cultural Event award to the Marine Institute team.

Best Launch Event

Circle K Global Brand Launch

MCE Events
Brian O'Reilly, Managing Director, MCE Events presents the Best Launch Event award to Luke Tyrel & Marc Corrigan, Mavrix and Paul Dixon & MJ Tierney, Circle K.

Best Exhibition

gradireland Graduate Careers Fair

abd Displays
Barry Desmond, Sales & Marketing Director, Alexander Boyd Display presents the Best Exhibition award to Aisling Ní Mhuirí & Alison Reddy, gradireland.

Best In-House Event Team

Croke Park Meetings & Events

Stage & Lighting
Simona Simutyte, Financial Director, Stage & Lighting presents the Best In- House Event Team award to the Croke Park Meetings & Events team.

Best Event Team

Best Event Team

TITAN EXPERIENCE

Dublin Institute of Technology
Dr. Theresa Ryan, Lecturer & Researcher, School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, Dublin Institute of Technology presents the Best Event Team award to Eoin Conroy, Ciara Lucey & Darragh Butler, TITAN EXPERIENCE.

Best Event Design

Waterford Harvest Festival

EveryEvent

Dr. Theresa Ryan, Lecturer & Researcher, School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, Dublin Institute of Technology presents the Best Event Design award to Tommie Ryan, Jamie Roche & John Grubb, EveryEvent.

Best Purpose Built Event Venue

Aviva Stadium

Simona Simutyte, Financial Director, Stage & Lighting presents the Best Purpose-Built Event Venue award to Martina Flood, Aviva Stadium.

Best Hotel Event Venue

Citywest Hotel

Stage & Lighting
Dagan Fleming, Sales Manager, Stage & Lighting presents the Best Hotel Event Venue award to Citywest Hotel team.

Best Unique/Private Wedding Venue

Kilshane House Tipperary

Mary O'Rawe, Lecturer in Management and Innovation, School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, DIT presents the Best Unique Private Wedding Venue award to Jane de Roquancourt, Kilshane House Tipperary.

Best AV Company

Conference Services

Mary O'Rawe, Lecturer in Management and Innovation, School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, DIT presents the Best AV Company award to the Conference Services team.

Best Experiential Agency

Best Experiential Agency

Neon Agency

Declan Maxwell, Restaurant Manager, Luna Restaurant presents the Best Experiential Agency award to the Neon Agency team.

Best Event Infrastructure Provider

Magnum Events

Mark French, Director, Mobile Escape Room presents the Best Event Infrastructure Provider award to Elaine O'Connor, Magnum Events.

Best Event Caterer

Aramark at Croke Park

Peter Hanley, Director, Hanley Event Group presents the Best Event Caterer award to the Aramark at Croke Park team.

Best Event Innovation

Lidl at the National Ploughing Championships

Cogs & Marvel

Hanley Event’s
Peter Hanley, Director, Hanley Event Group presents the Best Event Innovation award to the Cogs & Marvel team.

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