The Event Production Awards took place at the Lancaster London last night (1 April), with Editor’s Awards for Firefly and Suzanne Bull MBE, and winners including Bestival, The Halo Group and McKenzie Arnold.
Bull was commended for her pioneering work promoting accessibility at events, while Firefly was applauded for its efforts in creating a sustainable solution for the events industry.
Entertainment on the night, provided by Sternberg Clarke, included comedian Romesh Ranganathan and DJs.
Ranganathan also compered the awards, with introductions by Access All Areas editor Tom Hall.
The band providing big tunes on the night was The Kahoonas.
Meanwhile, the event included ‘video at the speed of Twitter’ from Silverstream. The live video, web streaming and production company provided video of each winner, which was Tweeted via @Eventprodawards #EPA15.
Around 460 event professionals attended the awards.
Pictures from the night to follow…
The winners were:
Access All Areas Editor’s Award: Suzanne Bull MBE
Supplier of the Year Award: Firefly
Best Admission Control Company: Ticketscript
Best Brand Activation Event: The Halo Group
Best Concession: Creative
Best Crewing Company: Gallowglass
Best Crowd Barrier Company: Mojo Barriers
Best Flooring/Roadway: Lion Trackhire
Best Green Supplier: Firefly
Best Lighting Company: Gap Event Services
Best Music Event: Bestival
Best Plant Company: Winner Group
Best Production Team: Continental Drifts
Best Public Event: Tour de France (TdFHUB2014ltd.)
Best Security Company: McKenzie Arnold
Best Sound Company: SSE Audio Group
Best Sporting Event: CSM Events
Best Staging Company: Star Events
Best Structure Company: GL Events – Commonwealth Games
Best Toilet Company: When Nature Calls
Best Visual Spectacular: Creative Technology