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About the Awards

Launched in 2009, the Event Industry Awards (EIA) celebrate excellence and showcase the very highest standards in Ireland's event industry.

The EIAs is the only awards programme to accolade this excellence and a superb opportunity for the Industry to come together and celebrate with our peers.

Since 2009, the Event Industry Awards has been attended by hundreds of leading industry figures and our past winners list is a who’s who of Ireland’s event industry.​

This is an unmissable opportunity to have your work reviewed by world-class judging panel, to get recognition from your peers, benchmark against your competitors, and attract new clients and top talent to your organisation.

The organisers of the Event Industry Awards are BusinessRiver, the largest business community platform operating in the Irish market.


They are behind the Irish Sponsorship Awards and Irish Content Marketing Awards, as well as the Fit Out Awards for the interior design profession and the architectural award programme Building & Architect of the Year Awards.


BusinessRiver are also conveners of summits and professional round table meetings which it stages on an invitation-only basis.


​To get a quick overview of our award activity and expertise, please visit our website.

To find out how you can make a submission to our awards please contact our Entry Team Leaders.

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