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Byron Bay Bluesfest named Australia’s top event

Byron Bay Bluesfest named Australia’s top event
October 8, 2010

The 21st Bluesfest Byron Bay 2010 has been named Australian Event of the Year in the Australian Event Awards.

The full list of winners is:

Australian Event of the Year: 21st Bluesfest Byron Bay 2010

Best Sporting Event: Sydney 2009 World Masters Games â Sydney 2009 World Masters Games Organising Committee

Best Tourism Event: 2010 Santos Tour Down Under â Events South Australia

Best Charity or Cause-Related Event: Million Paws Walk - RSPCA

CIM Best Meeting or Conference: Microsoft Tech.Ed 2009 â Microsoft Australia

Best Cultural or Arts Event: 21st Bluesfest Byron Bay 2010

Best Corporate Event: Newmont Boddington Gold Official Opening â Rovis Media & Bright Communications with Newmont Asia Pacific

I-SEC Group Best Community Event: Fun4Kids Festival â Warrnambool City Council

Best New Event: Sydney Harbour Island Hopping (part of Crave Sydney) - Cambridge Events

Best Achievement in Technical Production: The Electric Canvas for their work on Macquarie Visions

Best Achievement in Design: The Electric Canvas for their work on Macquarie Visions

Most Innovative Use of Technology: The P.A. People for their work on Sydney Festival

Best Achievement in Catering: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre for their work on 2010 Good Food & Wine Show

SPICE Best Venue: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre

Best Product or Service: SPLnet and the P.A. People

Best Education or Training Program: Bachelor of Business (Event Management) â School of Hospitality, Tourism & Marketing Victoria University

Best Export: David Atkins Enterprises

Best Marketing Campaign: The Sydney Royal Easter Show and the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

Young Achiever of the Year: Melissa Park

Best Achievement in Sustainability: Peats Ridge Sustainable Arts and Music Festival - Peats Ridge Festival Pty Ltd

Event Manager of the Year: Iain Morrison, Humm Pty Ltd

Lifetime Achievement Awards: David Atkins and David Churches.

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