Best Virtual Public Event
If you pulled off a spectacular live public event between March 2020 and the entry deadline, then this is the award for you. This includes, but is not limited to live comedy, music, sporting, or entertainment events, ticketed or non-ticketed – anything available for the enjoyment by the general public that was done with style.
Examples of event organisers that should enter: promoters and organisers of live entertainment, sport, comedy, music.
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 (is it a new event or has it been going for several years?), what kind of event was it, what were the objectives, who were the team behind it, were there any special features for the attendees other than the main event.
Budget: Please specify the event budget and any creative uses of same.
Delivery & Execution: what were your concepts and how did you fulfil the objectives set out, 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 other 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.