Past Judges

All submissions to the Event Industry Awards are judged by an independent panel of recognised and distinguished judges, drawn from academia, business and broader related sectors.

View a sample list of our past judges below and judge us by who judges you.

David Adler
CEO & Founder, BizBash Media, USA

Yvette Audrain
Board of Directors, Premier Special Events, USA

Hiten Bajaj
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Mosaic Live, UAE

Alan Bannon
Founder, Cannonball

Maeve Buckley
Director, Line Up - Sports Media Entertainment

Tony Campbel
lLecturer, School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology, DIT

Anthony Campbell
Chef Lecturer, School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology at Dublin Institute of Technology

John Carty
Lecturer ,GMIT

Ruth Craggs
Lecturer,  School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, TU Dublin

Colm Croffy
Executive Director, Association of Irish Festivals and Events (AOIFE)

Terri Cullinane
Director, Cape Clear Consulting

Claire Dumbrell
Commercial Manager, EventInsure.ie

Paul Ephremsen
CEO, iD Experiential, UK

Alan Fitzgerald
Marketing Manager, ERC Rugby

Alex Gibson
Senior Lecturer, School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, DIT

Sophie Gorman
Day and Night Magazine Editor & Arts Editor, The Irish Independent

David Grant
CEO, David Grant pty ltd, Australia

Daniel Halpin
Head of Marketing, Cogs & Marvel

​Dr. Elling Hamso
Managing Partner, Event ROI Institute

Lucy Horan
Former Lecturer, School of Hospitality Management & Tourism, DIT

Sam Johnston
Manager, Dublin Convention Bureau

Norma Kelly
Lecturer, School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology, DIT

Miriam Kennedy
Manager of Dublin Convention Bureau

Eleanor Kenyon
Independent Colleges

Ken Kristofferson
President & Chief Creative Officer, Pop Kollaborative Inc, Canada

Andrew Langford
Lecturer in Food and Beverage Studies, Shannon College of Hotel Management a School of NUI Galway

Paula Lenihan
Editor, RSVP Magazine

Lynn Lester
Managing Director of Events, The Drum, UK

Anna May McHugh

MD, National Ploughing Association

 

Declan Maxwell
Restaurant Manager, Luna Restaurant

Andrea Michaels
President, Extraordinary Events, USA

Nick Mulcahy
Publisher and Editor of Business Plus

Martin Murphy
Stadium Director, Aviva Stadium

Oonagh O’Mahony
Editor, IFP Media

Mary O’Rawe
Lecturer in Management and Innovation, School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, TU Dublin

Rachelle O'Brien
Assistant Lecturer, School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, TU Dublin

Rui Ochoa
Director, Event Point, Portugal

Áine O'Mahony
Event Management & Marketing Consultant

Gerard O'Neill
Chairman, Amárach Group

Mary O'Rawe
Lecturer in Management and Innovation, School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, DIT

Gary Pagano
Vice President, Viacom Special Events, USA

Adam Parry
Editor, www.eventindustrynews.co.uk (EIN), UK

David Pegler
Managing Director, ExCel London

Daragh Persse
Founder, The Brand Fans

Dr. Bernadette Quinn
Programme Chair, MSc Event Management, College of Arts & Tourism, TU Dublin

Yetti Redmond
Director, Yetti's Projects

Dr. Theresa Ryan
Lecturer & Researcher, School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, TU Dublin

James Sheridan
Assistant Lecturer, School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology, TU Dublin

John Trainor
Founder & Managing Director of Onside Sponsorship

Mary Weir
Co-Founder, Event Industry Association of Ireland

Dr. Julie Whitfield
Senior Lecturer Events and Conference Management, Bournemouth University

Nancy Wilder
Owner, Picture your Events

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