The Event Production Awards 2018 took place at Novotel London West after day one of the Event Production Show on 28 February 2018.

The awards evening took the format of a black tie gala dinner with entertainment, dancing and networking.

The evening was hosted by comedian Maff Brown.

Pictures to follow.

The Industry Legend award

Star Event’s Roger Barrett

Event Production of the Year

  • Chameleon Event Production
  • WINNER: Hawthorn
  • Trinity Set & Stage
  • White Light

Best Crewing or Rigging Supplier

  • Ace Crew
  • Knight Rigging Services
  • WINNER: Pinnacle Crew
  • Showforce

Best Security Company

  • Security Force Management
  • Specialized Security
  • WINNER: The Event & Exhibition Partnership

Best Fencing/Crowd Barrier Company

  • Actavo Events
  • Entertee Hire Services
  • GAP Event Services
  • WINNER: Live Barriers
  • COMMENDATION: Mojo Barriers

Best Flooring or Trackway Supplier

  • Cap Trac Limited
  • Eco Track & Access Limited
  • WINNER: Grassform Group
  • Live Trakway
  • Sommer Event Flooring
  • Wowgrass

Best Staging Company

  • Acorn Event Structures
  • Brilliant
  • WINNER: Staging Services
  • Star Events

Best Temporary Structure Supplier

  • Arena Group
  • COMMENDATION: Ascot Structures
  • Evolution Dome
  • Fews Marquees
  • GL Events UK
  • Igloo Disco
  • Losberger De Boer
  • WINNER: Neptunus
  • Studio Souffle

Venue of the Year

  • Genting Arena
  • WINNER: Hyde Park
  • Sandown Park Racecourse
  • The Natural History Museum
  • Troxy
  • Victoria Warehouse

Green Supplier of the Year

  • Power Logistics
  • Wowgrass
  • WINNER: ZAP Concepts

Best Ticketing Provider

  • Attend2IT
  • Gigantic Tickets
  • Oveit
  • WINNER: Red Box Tickets and Events
  • Ticket Arena and Event Genuis Ltd

Best Use of Technology at an Event

  • COMMENDATION: Action Impact for Drone Show
  • Attend2IT
  • WINNER: Brilliant and VML Technologies
  • Crowd Connected
  • El Dorado Festival & Event Genuis Ltd
  • Musion Events Limited
  • Standon Calling Festival and PlayPass
  • White Light Ltd

Best Visual Spectacular

  • WINNER: Action Impact & NEWSUBSTANCE for Drone Show at Dubai Parks and Resorts
  • Creative Technology for Passchendaele Century Commemoration
  • Event FX Limited for Secret Garden Party 2017
  • Gunwharf Keys Fireworks Extravaganza by M Media Group
  • Hawthorn for BBC Worldwide Showcase
  • Jellymedia Ltd for PES League Regional Final
  • Trinity Set & Stage Ltd for Fantastic Beasts European Premiere
  • Windsor Racecourse & Fantastic Fireworks

Brand Activation of the Year – Consumer Goods

  • COMMENDATION: Circle Agency for Dorset Cereals at Cornbury Festival
  • M Media Group for Tesco Mobile
  • WINNER: Octagon Worldwide and FRUKT for Stella Artois Vantage Point
  • Star Events for Samsung Hpyercube
  • Trinity Set & Stage Ltd for Samsung Tough Mudder

Brand Activation of the Year – Non Consumer Goods

  • WINNER: Circle Agency for Vaillant Warmth Week
  • Mad River for the NFU Discovery Barn
  • M Media Group for The Red Rum Experience
  • COMMENDATION: M Media Group for Dogcilla – Dogs Trust
  • M Media Group for The Dogs Trust Puppy Smuggling PR Stunt
  • Trinity Set & Stage for the FA Women’s Premier League

Production Team of the Year

  • Action Impact
  • Chameleon Event Production
  • Continental Drifts
  • NEC Group Arenas Event Services
  • Simply Better Events
  • Stagecraftuk
  • WINNER: Storm Events
  • TAO Productions
  • We are the Fair

Music Event of the Year

  • Adele Concerts at Wembley Stadium by Creative Technology
  • British Country Music Awards
  • WINNER: Isle of Wight Festival

Sporting Event of the Year

  • Bournemouth 7s Festival
  • Nitto ATP World Finals
  • WINNER: The OVO Energy Women’s Tour
  • Tour de Yorkshire 2017

Access All Areas’ Supplier of the Year

  • Actavo Events
  • Attend2IT
  • Creative Technology Ltd
  • Pearce Hire
  • Qdos Event Hire
  • WINNER: Sunbaba
  • The Loop
  • The Technical Department