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.

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

Áine O'Mahony
Event Management & Marketing Consultant

Alan Fitzgerald
Marketing Manager, ERC Rugby

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

Andrea Michaels
President/Owner, Extraordinary Events, USA

Anna May McHugh
MD, National Ploughing Association

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

Claire Dumbrell
Commercial Director, EventInsure.ie

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

Daragh Persse
Founder, The Brand Fans

David Adler
CEO & Founder, BizBash Media, USA

David Grant
CEO, David Grant pty ltd, Australia

David Pegler
Managing Director, ExCel London

Declan Maxwell
Restaurant Manager, Luna Restaurant

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

Dr. Elling Hamso
Managing Partner, Event ROI Institute, Norway

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

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

Eleanor Kenyon
Independent Colleges

Gary Pagano
Vice President of Special Events, Viacom, USA

Gerard O'Neill
Chairman, Amárach Group

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

John Carty
Lecturer, Galway International Hotel School, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

John Trainor
Founder & Managing Director of Onside Sponsorship

Ken Kristofferson

President & Chief Creative Officer, Pop Kollaborative Inc, Canada

 

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

Lynn Lester
Managing Director of Events, The Drum, UK

Maeve Buckley
Director, Line Up - Sports Media Entertainment

Martin Murphy
Stadium Director, Aviva Stadium

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

Mary Weir
Project Manager,  Tall Ships Regatta Dublin 2018

Miriam Kennedy
Manager of Dublin Convention Bureau

Nancy Wilder
Owner, Picture your Events

Nick Mulcahy
Publisher and Editor of Business Plus

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

Oonagh O’Mahony
Editor, IFP Media

Paul Ephremsen
CEO, iD Experiential, UK

Paula Lenihan
Editor, RSVP Magazine

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

Rui Ochoa
Director, Event Point, Portugal

Ruth Craggs
Lecturer,  School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, Dublin Institute of Technology

Sam Johnston
Manager, Dublin Convention Bureau

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

Terri Cullinane
Director & Founder, Cape Clear Consulting

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

Yetti Redmond
Director, Yetti's Projects

Yvette Audrain
Board of Directors, Premier Special Events, USA

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