The shortlist for the Event Production Awards 2019 has been revealed.

The Event Production Awards (Thursday, 14 March, at The Novotel London West) entries will be assessed by a judging panel, made up of:

  • Dina Green, FreemanXP
  • Adam Hogg, ATP Tour
  • Louise Young, Strawberries & Creem
  • Mark Bannister, GPJ
  • Andy Lenthall, PSA
  • Nick Morgan, We are the Fair
  • Dennis Mills, Major Events International
  • Dick Tee, EnTEEtainment
  • John Cochrane, Losberger De Boer
  • Deborah Armstrong, Strong & Co
  • Mel Wilds, Continental Drifts
  • April Trasler, Neptunus
  • Claire O’Neill, A Greener Festival
  • Craig Mathie, Bournemouth 7s
  • Dave Withey, Arena Group
  • Gill Tee, Black Deer Festival
  • Kim Myhre, MCI
  • Chris Norman, Visions

The awards are sponsored by Ace Crew, Visions and EEP.

This year’s shortlist for the Event Production Awards is:

Technical Event Production of the Year
Aztec Event Services for VetFestival
Barcadia Media for Women’s Recognition Awards
Blitz, a GES company for Money 20/20 Europe
Cellar Door Promotions for Bollywood Fever
Corporate Event Services for The AV Awards
Hawthorn for Adobe Summit
London Event Productions for The Christmas Party
Maestra Group for Brit Awards Afterparty
White Light for UNICEF Halloween Ball

Full Event Production of the Year
Black Deer Live
Clownfish Events for Shinnyo Village Festival
Culture Liverpool for Liverpool City of Culture
FACEIT for FACEIT London Major
Jagex for Runefest
Richmond Event Management for Weston Super Mare Air Festival
Sleek Events
Spar UK for Spar Conference

Best Crewing Supplier
Ace Crew
Alpha Crew – Alpha Venue and Event People
Crewsaders
Gallowglass
Regional Medical Services
Showforce

Best Security Company
Off to Work
RFIDentikit
Security Force Management
Showsec International
Specialized Security Guarding
StadiumTM
The Event & Exhibition Partnership

Best Concession Provider
Bar Nation
Peppermint Bars and Events
Mix and Match
The Crafty Caravan Bar

Best Power Supplier
Energy Generator Hire
Pearce Hire
The Technical Department
Visions Group
SWG Power

Best Toilet and Hygiene Provider
LOOS FOR DOs
Qdos Event Hire
Site Event

Best Fencing/Crowd Barrier Supplier
Actavo Events
Arena
Entertee Hire Services
GAP Hire Solutions
LIVE

Best Flooring or Roadway Supplier
Cap Trac
GT Trax
LIVE

Best Staging Company
Acorn Event Structures
Serious Stages

Best Temporary Structure Supplier
Acorn Event Structures
Actavo Events
Arena
GL events
Losberger De Boer UK
Neptunus

Venue of the Year
Troxy
East Wintergarden
City of Liverpool
Ibis London Earl’s Court
Kent Event Centre
Silverstone Circuits
The SSE Arena, Wembley

Green Supplier of the Year
TheTicketSellers
WowGrass

Best Ticketing Provider
Event Genius
TheTicketSellers

Best use of Technology at an Event
ARHT Media – Women in Tech
tappit at Birmingham City FC
Connect&GO at Hype Park Winter Wonderland
Crest Planning at Leicester Carnival
Event Genius at Lost and Found Festival
Exposure Analytics for Philips at The Arab Health Show
SKYMAGIC at The Great Exhibition of the North
Playpass at 2000 Tres

Best Visual Spectacular
Blitz, a GES company for Aveda
Culture Liverpool forLost Castles
Culture Liverpool for Liverpool’s Dream
Fantastic Fireworks for Dragon Slayer
Chiswick Park Enjoy-Work for Fireworks Extravaganza
Lucid for The Valley Stage at Parklife Festival
Newsubstance for SPECTRA at Coachella
Strong & Co for Project 84

Brand Activation of the Year – Consumer Brand
Genie for The Macallan
Hyperactive for Carlsberg
Octagon for Budweiser
PAVE London for boohoo

Brand Activation of the Year – non-Consumer Brand
IBC for IBC Conference 2019
Strong & Co for Project 84

Production Team of the Year
Clownfish Events
Continental Drifts
EnTEEtainment
Glasgows
Scene2
Storm Events
We Are The Fair
Zero Degrees Events

Music Event of the Year
Japan Matsuri 2018 by Audience
Black Deer Festival
Runescape Live by Jagex
Isle of Wight Festival

Sporting Event of the Year
Bournemouth 7s Festival
CarFest
FACEIT London Major
Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow by Imperial War Museums
Koora Time – Qatar Football Association
Fever Tree Championships by Lawn Tennis Association
Weston Beach Race by RHL Activities
OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Access All Areas’ Supplier of the Year
Actavo Events
Aztec Event Services
Bar Nation
Bleep UK
Entertee Hire Services
GL events
Qdos Event Hire
Thorns

Poll

London is teeming with great music venues - both established favourites and rising stars. For our poll for this week, we want to know: which of the venues below are your personal favourites? You may pick up to three: