2019 Shortlist

The Event Industry Awards 2020 shortlist of finalists has not yet been announced. View the 2019 shortlist below.

All 2020 entrants will be notified as to the status of their submissions in the weeks after the entry deadline date.

The winners will then be announced at the black tie gala awards ceremony which will be attended by hundreds of Event professionals.

Best Event

  • Limerick Riverfest

Outstanding Contribution to the Events Industry

Best Event Management Company

  • Brand Rocket
  • Clive (winner)
  • Cuckoo Events / Safe Events
  • Event Fuel
  • Grooveyard Agency
  • MCI Ireland
  • TITAN Experience

Best Professional Conference Organiser

  • Abbey Conference & Events
  • Go West Conference & Event Management (winner)

Best Corporate Entertainer

  • Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre
  • STATIC LED (winner)
  • Susan McFadden
  • Trilogy

Best Event Sponsorship

  • HELL & BACK Sponsored by Breyers Delights (winner)
  • HELL & BACK Sponsored by Londis
  • Londis All Ireland Senior Football 7s
  • PwC All-Stars Awards

Best Live Event

  • Circle of Champions, Ardgillan Castle
  • Junk Kouture
  • Limerick Riverfest (winner)
  • New Year's Festival Dublin
  • Paddy Power's Museum of Mischief
  • SeaFest 2018
  • Seek at Fota Island Resort
  • Special Olympics Ireland Opening Ceremony 2018
  • The Winter Ball, Cliff at Lyons
  • WMOF2018 & Pope Francis’s Visit to Ireland

Best Sporting Event

  • DUBLOS - Street Legends EURO 2020
  • Quest Killarney, Adventure Race
  • The Punchestown Festival 2018 (winner)

Best Conference

  • 3XE Digital Marketing Conference Series
  • Best Managed Companies Symposium 2019
  • Data Summit 2018
  • Executive PA Forum 2018
  • IUSTI 2018 World & European Congress
  • WMOF2018 & Pope Francis’s Visit to Ireland (winner)

Best Awards Ceremony

  • BICS Awards 2019
  • DCU Alumni Awards
  • Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards 2019 (winner)
  • gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards 2018
  • Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2019
  • Lidl National Achievement Awards 2019
  • National Conference Ambassadors Awards
  • Northern Ireland Health & Fitness Awards 2018

Best Corporate Event

  • Abbott Donegal's Libre Freestyle Celebration
  • Circle of Champions Incentive Programme 2018 (winner)
  • Electric Garden Party
  • Global Clinical Research Company Does Strictly
  • Meitheal 2019
  • Privilege Passport 2018 Gala Night
  • The Galway Mayor's Ball 2019

Best Fundraising Event

  • Enable Ireland’s Lavanagh Ladies Lunch
  • Londis Cycle for Joy in aid of Pieta House
  • Ride Africa Kenya 2018 (winner)
  • The Hazelwood Haunting

Best Cultural Event

  • Limerick Riverfest
  • SeaFest 2018 (winner)
  • The Heavens & the Deep Blue Sea
  • WMOF2018 & Pope Francis’s Visit to Ireland

Best Launch Event

  • Method and Madness Gin Launch
  • Together for Yes Launch (winner)

Best Exhibition

  • gradireland Graduate Careers Fair 2018 (winner)
  • Ireland Skills Live
  • National Football Exhibition
  • The NDC Exhibition at The National Ploughing Championships
  • WMOF2018 & Pope Francis’s Visit to Ireland

Best In-House Event Team

  • Aviva Stadium (winner)
  • Jameson Irish Whiskey
  • Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin
  • Red Hot Events
  • Seasons at Guinness Storehouse
  • Slane Castle
  • The Helix
  • WMOF2018 & Pope Francis’s Visit to Ireland

Best Event Team

  • Advantage Group
  • Event Fuel (winner)
  • Grooveyard Agency
  • KC Services Ireland
  • MCI Ireland
  • Sheil Entertainment Agency

Best Event Design

  • Brown Thomas Style Summit - Pluto
  • Camp Hogwarts - Pluto
  • Heineken Live Your Music at Electric Picnic 2018 - Exhibit Design Group
  • PwC All-Star Awards - Cogs & Marvel (winner)
  • Seek at Fota Island Resort - Catapult
  • Three Mobile at Electric Picnic 2018 - Exhibit Design Group
  • Trocaire at World Meeting of Families - KC Services Ireland
  • Wedding at Mount Falcon Estate - MCI Ireland

Best Purpose Built Event Venue

  • Aviva Stadium
  • Campus Living NUI Galway
  • Guinness Storehouse
  • RDS Venue
  • The Helix (winner)

Best Hotel Event Venue

  • Ballymaloe Grainstore
  • Citywest Hotel (winner)
  • Clontarf Castle Hotel
  • Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin
  • The Galmont Hotel & Spa

Best Unique/Private Wedding Venue

  • Ballyseede Castle
  • Bellingham Castle
  • Cabra Castle
  • Killruddery (winner)
  • Markree Castle

Best AV Company

  • ADI
  • AVA Audio Visual
  • Conference Services (winner)
  • Sound Design

Best Experiential Agency

  • Grooveyard Agency (winner)
  • Neon Agency
  • Pluto

Best Event Infrastructure Provider

  • All in One Event Hire
  • Silk Road Tents (winner)
  • Travelmaster

Best Event Caterer

  • Aramark at Croke Park
  • Compass Group Ireland at Aviva Stadium (winner)
  • Master Chefs at Thomond Park Stadium
  • Naomi's Kitchen Event Caterers
  • Overends Kitchen at Airfield Estate
  • Seasons at Guinness Storehouse

Best Event Innovation

  • Circle of Champions - Odyssey International
  • National Football Exhibition -  Grooveyard Agency
  • Trocaire at World Meeting of Families - KC Services Ireland (winner)

Technology Award

  • CLOUDSEC 2018 3D Avatar - MCI Ireland
  • Mbooked - Smart Ticketing Solution
  • Travelmaster (winner)

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