Best Virtual Awards Ceremony
We all know that awards programmes are the fun part of the industry, but a lot of work, skill and dedication goes into those ceremonies. If you ran an exception virtual awards ceremony between March 2020 and the entry deadline, then enter this award.
Examples of organisations that should enter: Organisers of corporate award ceremonies.
Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission: The judges would like to see hard evidence of the scope of the event with emphasis on any unique aspects that may pertain. Please address the key criteria set out below, backed up by photos (4 minimum), laying out any additional info (e.g. videos etc) in a clear manner.
Event Information: history of event (how did the awards come into being), how long has it been running, who were the team behind it, were there any special features for the attendees other than the awards. Please also list the award categories.
Budget: Please specify the event budget and any creative uses of same.
Delivery & Execution: how were entrants recruited, how were sponsors recruited and what benefit package was offered, describe the shortlisting and judging process deployed, which platform and other technology did you use and why, outline any special challenges faced and resolutions (technical or otherwise), how was the event marketed and promoted.
Achievements & Outcomes: what media coverage was achieved, what was the profile and number of attendees and what feedback was received from clients/sponsors and attendees. Include any important event success metrics, e.g. pre-registration; attendance; post-event take-up; audience engagement and satisfaction, social media mentions/engagement, etc.
Innovation: Please detail any innovations that you introduced through this project.
Include any other relevant statements or facts which will persuade the judges that this event should win.