Event Industry Awards 2015

2016 Awards Summary

On Friday, July 15th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dublin, the winners of the eighth annual Event Industry Awards were announced in front of an audience of hundreds of distinguished event industry professionals.

Congratulations to the Event Industry Awards 2016 winners!

The 23 winners were featured in a special report in the Irish Independent.

For photos from the night, please visit our Facebook page (high resolution).

 

Best Event

Best Event 2016

Sponsored by:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dublin

Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture

Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture - Event Industry Awards 2016

Aina Mamorska, Groups Conference & Events Sales Executive, DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin-Burlington Road presents the Best Event award to the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture Team.

Best Event Management Company

Best Event Management Company 2016

Sponsored by:

Actavo Events

Grooveyard Event Management

Grooveyard Event Management - Event Industry Awards 2016

Clive Jackson, Operations Director Ireland & UK, Actavo presents the Best Event Management Company award to James Gavin, Grooveyard Event Management. 

Best Professional Conference Organiser

Best Professional Conference Organiser 2016

Sponsored by:

Conference and Events Venue at the Mansion House

Abbey Conference & Events

Abbey Conference & Events - Event Industry Awards 2016

Cara McManamon, Director of Sales and Events, Conference & Events Venue at The Mansion House presents the Best Professional Conference Organiser award to Anja Fischer and Greg Carew, Abbey Conference & Events.  

Best Corporate Entertainer
Best Corporate Entertainer 2016

XOD

XOD - Event Industry Awards 2016

 Brian O’Reilly, Managing Director, MCE Events presents the Best Corporate Entertainer award to XOD.

Best Event Sponsorship

Best Event Sponsorship 2016

Sponsored by:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dublin

CANNONBALL! Sponsored by Manhattan Popcorn

CANNONBALL! Sponsored by Manhattan Popcorn

Judit Teket, Group Conference & Events Rooms Executive, DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin-Burlington Road presents the Best Event Sponsorship award to Alan Bannon, CANNONBALL.

Best AV Company
Best AV Company 2016

Avcom

Avcom - Event Industry Awards 2016

Sam Johnston, Manager, Dublin Convention Bureau, and Event Industry Awards Judge, presents the Best AV Company award to the Avcom Team.

Best Live Event

Best Live Event 2016

Sponsored by:

National Event Hire

Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture

Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture - Event Industry Awards 2016

Sharon O'Donoghue, on behalf of National Event Hire presents the Best Live Event award to the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture Team.

Best Live Music Event

Best Live Music Event 2016

Sponsored by:

Eventbrite

The Script NSWS World Tour 2015

The Script NSWS World Tour 2015 - Event Industry Awards 2016

Ann Lowney, Ireland & UK Marketing Manager, Eventbrite presents the Best Live Music Event award to Dr. Bernadette Quinn, Dublin Institute of Technology, on behalf of Arcana Productions.

Best Sporting Event
Best Sporting Event 2016

Gaelforce West

Gaelforce West - Event Industry Awards 2016

Paul Griffin, Business Development Director, Actavo Events presents the Best Sporting Event award to Mona Purcell, Gaelforce Events.

Best Conference

Best Conference 2016

Sponsored by:

AVC

Food on the Edge

Food on the Edge - Event Industry Awards 2016

Séamus Magann, AVC Hire presents the Best Conference award to Kathleen McDonagh and Kerry O'Sullivan, Go West Conference and Event Management.

Best Awards Ceremony

Best Awards Ceremony 2016

Sponsored by:

AVC

The Spirit of Northern Ireland Awards 2015

The Spirit of Northern Ireland Awards 2015 - Event Industry Awards 2016 

Séamus Magann, AVC Hire presents the Best Award Ceremony award to Sarah Weir, JPR.

Best Corporate Event

Best Corporate Event 2016

Sponsored by:

Audio Networks

Dropboxegen

Dropboxegen - Event Industry Awards 2016

Daniela Liebing, Social Media Executive, Audio Networks presents the Best Corporate Event award to the Davis Events Agency Team.

Best Launch Event

Best Launch Event 2016

Sponsored by:

MCE Events

Croke Park Meetings & Events

Croke Park Meetings & Events - Event Industry Awards 2016 

Brian O’Reilly, Managing Director, MCE Events presents the Best Launch Event award to the Croke Park Meetings & Events Team.

Best Exhibition

Best Exhibition 2016

Sponsored by:

Pictures in Motion

gradireland Graduate Careers Fair

gradireland Graduate Careers Fair - Event Industry Awards 2016

Brian Coleman, Managing Director, Pictures in Motion presents the Best Exhibition award to Aisling Ní Mhuirí, gradireland.

Best In-House Event Team
Best In-House Event Team 2016

Croke Park Meetings & Events

 Croke Park Meetings & Events - Event Industry Awards 2016

Sharon O'Donoghue, on behalf of National Event Hire presents the Best In-House Event Team award to the Croke Park Meetings & Events Team.

Best Event Team
Best Event Team 2016

Green Light Events

Green Light Events - Event Industry Awards 2016

Sharon Hollywood, Director of Operations, Conference & Events Venue at The Mansion House presents the Best Event Team award to Roisin Callaghan, Green Light Events.

Best Event Design

Best Event Design 2016

Sponsored by:

Caterhire

Facebook 1EMEA Conference - Green Light Events

Facebook 1EMEA Conference, Green Light Events - Event Industry Awards 2016

Gavin Divilly, Managing Director, Caterhire presents the Best Event Design award to Roisin Callaghan, Green Light Events.

Best Purpose Built Event Venue

Best Purpose Built Event Venue 2016

Sponsored by:

Stage & Lighting

The Helix

The Helix - Event Industry Awards 2016

Simona Simutis, Business Manager, Stage & Lighting Productions presents the Best Purpose Built Event Venue award to Michael Brady, The Helix.

Best Hotel Event Venue
Best Hotel Event Venue 2016

Carton House

Carton House - Event Industry Awards 2016

Frank Gordon, Marketing Manager, Caterhire presents the Best Hotel Event Venue award to Monica O'Byrne, Carton House.

Best Event Infrastructure Provider

Best Event Infrastructure Provider 2016

Sponsored by:

Dublin Institute of Technology, DIT

Devine's Worldwide Chauffeur Services

evine's Worldwide Chauffeur Services - Event Industry Awards 2016

Lucy Horan, Senior Lecturer, School of Hospitality Management & Tourism, Dublin Institute of Technology presents the Best Event Infrastructure Provider award to Colin Devine, Devine's Worldwide Chauffeur Services.

Best Event Caterer
Best Event Caterer 2016

Seasons at Guinness Storehouse

Seasons at Guinness Storehouse - Event Industry Awards 2016

Mary Weir, Event Industry Association on behalf of Irish Independent presents the Best Event Caterer award to Glenn McCormack and Matt Lawless, Seasons at Guinness Storehouse.

Best Lighting Supplier

Best Lighting Supplier 2016

Sponsored by:

Irish Independent

High Resolution Lighting

High Resolution Lighting - Event Industry Awards 2016

Mary Weir, Event Industry Association on behalf of Irish Independent presents the Best Lighting Supplier award to Mark Galione, High Resolution Lighting.

Best Event Innovation

Best Event Innovation 2016

Sponsored by:

Codex Solutions

A Nation's Voice - BriteBiz

A Nation's Voice - BriteBiz - Event Industry Awards 2016

Liam Colvin, Print Division Manager, Codex Print Solutions presents the Best Event Innovation award to Eamon Crosby, BriteBiz.

Special Recognition
 

Lucy Horan

Lucy Horan - Event Industry Awards 2016

Rick O'Shea, Event Industry Awards' Master of Ceremonies presents the Special Recognition award to Lucy Horan, Dublin Institute of Technology.

Sponsored By:
National Event Hire
People Awards 2016 Winners

AV Technician of the Year

Sean Collis - AVTEK

Banqueting Manager of the Year

Declan Boland - The Helix

Event Manager of the Year

Elaine O' Connor - Magnum Events

In-House Event Person of the Year

Melissa Heeney - Croke Park Meetings & Events

Event Producer of the Year

Elaine O’Connor - Magnum Events

Stage Manager of the Year

Siobhan Kelly - MPI

Stage Rigger of the Year

Damian "Deezer" Cullinan - Stagecrew Ireland

Volunteer/Intern of the Year

Sarah Gaughran - Sheil Entertainment Agency

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