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Nominees announced for 2023 Australian Event Awards

Nominees announced for 2023 Australian Event Awards
August 10, 2023

The Australian Event Awards have named the shortlist of the best events in Australia, together with a host of achievements and companies who collectively make up the nominees for the Australian Event Awards 2023.

Major events such as Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix 2023, Sydney WorldPride 2023 and Thomas Dambo’s Giants of Mandurah 2022/2023 will battle it out in their respective categories for the National Winner title.

In the business events sphere, Salesforce World Tour Sydney 2023, 26th World Mining Congress 2023 and Facing the Future: Aged Care 2030 and Beyond 2023 have earned one of the top five spots as a National Nominee in their categories.

With a focus on the contribution made by industry suppliers to the delivery of events, WINX Stand at Royal Randwick, Table Art, AV1, Intelligent Risks and Phenomenon Event Services are amongst the many competing for the National Winner title and the Headline Title, Event Supplier of the Year.

Competing for the Event Management Company of the Year, the National Winners of the Management Categories will go head-to-head to claim the headline title. In the mix, Nominees include SUBVRT, VEE Agency, The Bite Project and ICMS Australasia who will first contend for the National Winner titles in each of the categories.

Sydney-based The P.A. People achieves - a leading supplier of event communications and audio systems for sport and public events - has also been nominated in the Production Company of the Year category.

For this year’s Event Awards, The P.A. People is celebrating its long-term relationships with some of Australia’s leading sporting franchises and major public events including the Sydney Kings and Sydney Flames Basketball teams to the Australian F1 Grand Prix, from the Sydney New Year’s Eve Fireworks and the iconic Vivid Sydney Festival to the launch of the FIFA Women's World Cup on the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Commenting on the quality of nominees, Brenda LaPorte, Co-Chair of the Judging Panel.

“The overwhelming response to the Awards has certainly been evidenced with the number and quality of entries received this year,” said Brenda LaPorte, Co-Chair of the Judging Panel.

“It has demonstrated our resilience and ambition to reignite the industry, deliver impactful events that engage the public and build corporate outreach.”

The Australian Event Awards and Symposium is the national awards program and conference for the Australian events industry, fostering continued excellence, innovation and unity.

The Awards program is the only opportunity for Australian event professionals to compete directly right across the nation and across all facets of the industry to establish which are Australia’s best events and event-related goods, services and innovations. Alongside the Awards, the Symposium aims to drive industry growth and development, and to ensure Australia remains on the leading edge of the events space worldwide.

The national winners will be announced at the Event Awards Ceremony on 13th September at The Highline Venue in the Western Sydney suburb of Bankstown.

The Awards Ceremony will be held following the 2023 Australian Event Symposium.

Click here for more information in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.

Images show installations from The P.A. People at the Qudos Bank Arena and Sydney Recital Hall.

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