Results 2014

Organisers

Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge

Steely Fox & W

Client: Hendrick's Gin

The most coveted award of them all goes not just to one but two agencies this year: Steely Fox and W, for their collaboration on Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge. It’s fair to say that the duo’s delivery of the campaign impressed the awards judges, with gongs handed out for Best New Event, Best Brand Activity at a Fest...

Commended: Shenanigans

psLIVE

Client: Tourism Ireland/ Carat Sponsorship

Finalist: EE @ Glastonbury

Cake

Client: EE

Finalist: Volvo at Goodwood Festival of Speed

TRO

Client: Volvo

Finalist: Lucozade Energy

TRO

Client: Lucozade Ribena Suntory

Finalist: #fastservice Hertz 24/7 at Wimbledon 2013

We Few

Client: Hertz

Share a Coke

(heart) productions

Client: (heart) productions for Coca-Cola

Heart Productions worked with Square Melon UK to deliver two parallel nationwide tours, giving consumers the opportunity to personalise their Coca-Cola bottle as part of the wider Share a Coke campaign. To target teens, a 20-strong team took to the road with vending machines that delivered personalised bottles of Coke. Meanwhile,special...

Commended: Time Warner Cable Studios

CAA Sports

Client: Time Warner Cable

Finalist: TomTom Runner Cardio Launch

Reverb

Client: TomTom

Finalist: Lynx Space Academy (LSA) Live

Slice

Finalist: Bushmills Live

Smart Communicate

Client: Bushmills Irish Whiskey

Finalist: Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge

Steely Fox & W

Client: Hendrick's Gin

Positioned as a ‘travelling parlour of enlightenment’, the Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge was comprised of 80 weird and wonderful events held in a series of Georgian townhouses across the UK last summer. Hendrick’s senior brand manager James O’Connor said the whole activation set new standards with regards to the...

Finalist: NFL On Regent Street

Wasserman Media Group

Client: NFL

Moonlight & Mistletoe- The World's Best Value Christmas Party Experience

Meji Media

Client: Various

Midlands-based events company Meji Media launched its affordable Moonlight & Mistletoe Christmas party package in 2011 against a backdrop of economic uncertainty. Since then it has gone from strength to strength, last year hosting more than 11,000 guests over 18 nights. Priced at £30 a head, the package includes a packed sched...

Commended: Christmas in Colorado, Battersea Evolution 2013

Smart Group

Client: Smart Christmas Parties

Finalist: The Ultimate Christmas Party Package

Concerto Group

Client: Ultimate Experience

Finalist: 1920s Christmas Party Package at Epsom Downs Racecourse

Epsom Downs Racecourse

Finalist: A Dickensian Christmas, Willows Farm 2013

Smart Group

Client: Smart Christmas Parties

Finalist: The Electric Flamingo Lounge & Social Club at The Brewery

The Brewery

ITV Big Think

ITV

Along with its event partner Brandfuel, ITV transformed the BFI into a fully branded space for its inaugural ITV Big Think event for 376 delegates in May. Hosted by Philip Schofield and Julie Etchingham, the event featured an impressive line-up of speakers, including the writer of Broadchurch and the c...

Commended: Sainsbury's our Conference 2013

drp

Client: Sainsbury's

Finalist: The Ambassador Road Show

All about the Idea

Client: Coca-Cola Enterprises

Finalist: Cisco Live! 2014

George P Johnson

Client: Cisco

Finalist: Shit Just Got Real

Rapport

Client: Capital One

Finalist: Desperados 4th D-Day Event- From London to Paris

Wonderland Events

Client: Desperados

Ideal Home Show

Media 10

Client: Media 10 Ltd

Media 10 invested heavily in more show homes and enhanced feature areas for this year’s Ideal Home Show. For the first time, the show featured five full-scale show homes. Other additions included an Ideal Advice Centre and a ‘How Much Can You Save?’ feature with Moneysavingexpert.com’s Martin Lewis. Visitor spend was up ...

Commended: Bett 2014

i2i Events Group

Finalist: Ideal Home Show Christmas

Media 10

Client: Media 10 Ltd

Finalist: Grand Designs Live

Media 10

Client: Media 10 Ltd

Finalist: Campus Party

Sledge

Client: O2/ Telefonica

Finalist: The London Bike Show

VOS Media/ Telegraph Events Ltd

Amplify

Amplify

In the past 12 months, Amplify has pushed itself and its clients harder than ever. As well as building relationships with long-term customers such as Converse, PlayStation and Wagamama,it brought on board 11 new brands, including Nike, Google and Innocent. The agency prides itself on being a home for creative people and clients ...

Commended: (heart) productions

(heart) productions

Finalist: 'Make No Small Plans': GPJ 100 Years of Innovation

George P Johnson

Finalist: Sledge Ltd

Sledge Ltd

Finalist: TRO

TRO

Finalist: Wasserman Media Group

Wasserman Media Group

Priceless London

Big Group

Client: MasterCard

Having successfully launched Priceless London in 2011/2012, Big Group had ongoing aims for 2013 of driving membership to 100,000 registrations, increasing engagement across Mastercard’s official social media platforms and strengthening brand equity in music. It staged a total of 73 Priceless events, including gigs, experie...

Commended: Martini 150th Anniversary

Exposure Promotions Ltd

Client: Bacardi Martini

Finalist: Share a Coke 2013'

(heart) productions

Client: (heart) productions for Coca-Cola

Finalist: Wella Trend Vision

Jack Morton Worldwide

Client: P&G Wella Professionals

Finalist: Bushmills Live

Smart Communicate

Client: Bushmills Irish Whiskey

Finalist: #XboxOneTour

The Field

Client: Microsoft- Xbox One

Martini 150th Anniversary

Exposure Promotions Ltd

Client: Bacardi Martini

Italy’s Lake Como was chosen as the setting for Martini’s 150th anniversary party for 600 special guests last September. Using the campaign platform ‘luck is attitude’, Exposure designed and built six individual bars, each with its own tailored environment and soundtrack. The event also featured Lily Allen making her...

Commended: The Miller Music Tour 2013

Essentially

Client: Miller Genuine Draft

Finalist: Coca-Cola Be Active Olympic Showcase

(heart) productions

Client: (heart) productions for Coca-Cola & Ignition

Finalist: Top Gear Festival Durban 2013

Brand Events

Finalist: Johnnie Walker- Step Up To The VIP Lifestyle

RPM

Client: Diageo

Finalist: Dubai World Cup Opening and Closing Ceremony 2014

Sledge

Client: Meydan

Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge

Steely Fox & W

Client: Hendrick's Gin

Such was the success of Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge that it doubled the number of ‘brand loyalists’ in the UK. The activity, which incorporated 80 quirky knowledgeboosting events from May to October 2013, was also a key driver in an annual volume sales increase of 26%, in the&nbs...

Commended: Design Shanghai

Media 10

Client: Media 10 Ltd

Finalist: JCB Global Dealer Event

drp

Client: JCB

Finalist: Get Reading

George P Johnson

Client: Evening Standard

Finalist: 100% Optical

Media 10

Client: Media 10 Ltd

Finalist: Race to the Stones

Threshold Sports

The Return of Colmcille

Walk the Plank

Client: Culture Company 2013

Walk the Plank was briefed to create a linchpin event that would celebrate Derry~Londonderry’s UK City of Culture 2013 status. The result was the most ambitious outdoor arts project in Northern Ireland’s history, telling the story of patron saint Colmcille’s return. The project featured five interlinked events across a 30-hour...

Commended: JCB Global Dealer Event

drp

Client: JCB

Finalist: Sainsbury's Sport Relief Games

Limelight Sports

Client: Comic Relief

Finalist: Coronation Festival

Media 10

Client: Media 10 Ltd

Finalist: Vodafone New Year's Eve 2014

Wasserman Media Group

Client: Vodafone

Finalist: NFL On Regent Street

Wasserman Media Group

Client: NFL

Launch of PS4

Fever PR

Fever set out to demonstrate that PlayStation had got its ‘swagger’ back for the launch of the PS4 in 2013. It needed to steal the media spotlight away from Microsoft’s Xbox One, which was launching the week before. On 14 November, a picture storyin Metro hinted that London’s OXO Tower was to be given a special makeo...

Commended: The Choir of Davids

Tricker PR

Client: VisitAberdeen

Finalist: Xbox One UK Launch

(heart) productions

Client: (heart) productions for Microsoft & Edelman

Finalist: Uigeadail (p. oog-a-dal), The Untamed Spirit of Islay

GMR Marketing

Client: Ardbeg

Chiltern Railways Senior Time Development Programme

drp

Client: Chiltern Railways

DRP was appointed to deliver a programme that would run over the course of three mini-events in 2013 and 2014. The first challenge saw delegates overcoming a series of business challenges, the second shifted the focus onto the consumer, while the third required participants to present their ideas in news-style video bulletins. Innovations g...

Commended: easyJet Customer Service Champion Programme

Crown

Client: easyJet

Finalist: Group Graduate Development Programme by Bluehat Group

Bluehat Group

Client: HSBC

Finalist: First Gear- The IT Pack Final

Darkstar Events UK

Client: Insurance Times

Finalist: UK Challenge

International Management Group

Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge

Steely Fox & W

Client: Hendrick's Gin

Steely Fox and W were briefed to enhance Hendrick’s’ superpremium positioning and reinforce its distinctiveness. The team took the brave decision to eschew traditional above-the-line marketing and set out to create a unique platform for the gin. The result was Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge: 80 separate events, staged in a H...

Commended: Martini 150 Anniversary

Exposure

Client: Bacardi Martini

Finalist: G20 Opening Ceremony

Drive Productions

Client: The Kremlin

Finalist: Jim Beam Stillhouse

Focus PR

Client: Focus PR on behalf of Maxxium UK and Beam Global

Finalist: The Answer to Infection

Rapport

Client: Thomas Cook

Finalist: Vodafone New Year's Eve 2014

Wasserman Media Group

Client: Vodafone

Corporate Innovations

Corporate Innovations

Corporate Innovations has a 20-year track record of delivering events for some of the world’s biggest brands in the telecoms, FMCG and IT sectors. During the past 12 months, it has produced 150 events, with highlights including the National Lottery Retailer Rewards+ Programme and the Westcoast Mobile Lab Windows 8 Roadshow. It als...


Commended: WRG

WRG

Finalist: ClinkClink Ltd

ClinkClink Ltd

Finalist: (heart) productions

(heart) productions

Finalist: Top Banana Communications

Top Banana Communications

Finalist: Media 10 Limited

Media 10 Limited

BrandFuel

BrandFuel

The past 12 months has seen Brandfuel boost its revenue by 50% and take on four new clients: ITV, Sabre, Goldman Sachs and HSBC. The agency is a small one, with a core team of 35, but along with an extended team of trusted suppliers and freelancers it delivers large-scale events across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, inc...


Finalist: Fisher Productions

Fisher Productions

Finalist: The Fresh Group

The Fresh Group

Suppliers

Harbour & Jones Events

Client: Kuoni, World Travel Market and Harbour & Jones Events

This award is no doubt the cherry on top in what has been a celebratory year for Harbour & Jones. The company, which champions local produce and cooking foodin season, is ten years old this year. In April it launched Upfront, focusing on front-of-house services such as customer service training and event management, further enha...

Commended: Bubble Food

Finalist: Payne and Gunter

Finalist: Food by Dish

Purity Staffing

Purity

Brand engagement agency Purity launched its staffing arm in 2011. Its success led to the creation of a premium staffing division Purity Select earlier this year, followed by a US division in May. Over the past 12 months, it has supplied staff for projects in Europe, Australia and Asia, resulting in 165% growth year on year. Highligh...


Commended: Off to Work's Summer Sporting Greats

Off to Work

Finalist: Diamond Event Services

Diamond Event Services

Finalist: Mash Staffing-Celebrating 10 Years of Exceptional Staffing

Mash Staffing

Client: Banqueting House, Lavazza and Momentum

Finalist: #XboxOneTour

The Field

Client: Microsoft- Xbox One

Arena Group

Arena Group

Arena Group supplies its seating, structures and interior products to some of the world’s most prestigious events, including the Ryder Cup, the London Marathon and this year’s World Cup in Brazil. Its roots can be traced back over 200 years. In that time the company has matured from a British temporary-structure supplier to ...

Commended: Vodafone New Year's Eve 2014

Quantum Special Effects

Client: Wasserman/ Vodafone

Finalist: Prop Hire, Themed Events, Bespoke Builds & Customised Props

Event Prop Hire Ltd

Client: Allied PRA / Dine / Push UK Ltd

Finalist: Powering Top Events

Eventbrite

Finalist: Hawthorn

Hawthorn

Finalist: The Power of Ice by the Icebox

The Icebox

Venues

An SECC Story:#teamsecc

SECC

The past year has been busy for the team at the SECC, which has a combined experience of 29 years staging events. A focal point of the recent Commonwealth Games, the building was also used to host the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference last September and saw the launch of the 13,000-capacity SSE Hydro arena the same month, celebrate...

Commended: Venue Team of the Year- Troxy

Troxy

Finalist: Swan, Shakespeare's Globe

Swan, Shakespeare's Globe

Finalist: ZSL London Zoo, Events and Hospitality Team-Earn their Stripes

ZSL London Zoo, Events & Hospitality

OXO2

Concerto Group

Client: OXO2

Located on level two of London’s OXO Tower, the blank-canvas OXO2 is a contemporary venue with views across the Thames. During the qualifying period, it hosted an impressive 112 events, with highlights including a Whistles brand day in which store managers were introduced to the new collection with a catwalk show, the Cosmopol...

Commended: RSA House

Big Wednesday PR

Client: RSA House

Finalist: The Deck at the National Theatre

National Theatre

Client: The Deck at the National Theatre

Finalist: The Goldsmiths' Centre

The Goldsmiths' Centre

Finalist: Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

The Roundhouse

Dippyrenco Ltd

Client: The Roundhouse

The past year has been another busy one for the Grade II-listed building, with new developments including the addition of two outdoor spaces, upgrades to the lighting and sound kit, and retractable seating installed. It hosted a total of 61 events between May 2013 and May 2014, the highlight being the Mercury Music Prize Awards,...

Commended: The world’s most popular music & entertainment

The O2

Client: The O2

Finalist: 8 Northumberland Avenue

8 Northumberland Avenue

Client: Jersey Finance

Finalist: Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace

Finalist: Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

Finalist: Hyde Park

The Royal Parks

ExCel London

ExCel London

Excel London has had its most successful year in the venue’s history. It hosted a record 66 exhibitions, welcoming more than 3.6 million visitors and 36,00 exhibitors. This accounted for 25% of all of London’s inbound business tourists, generating an economic impact of £2.9bn to London (source: Grant Thornton). Over th...


Finalist: 2013/14 Ricoh Arena Exhibitions

Ricoh Arena

Client: Engineering Design & Electronics Design Show, Kidz in the Middle, Trade Only National Show

Finalist: What makes an exhibition venue the best in Britain?

The NEC

Client: The NEC

Special

Chloe Martin

Ampersand Events

In just under three years, 24-year-old Chloe Martin has risen from graduate trainee to senior sales executive, managing some of the world’s most famous brands at some ofthe UK’s best-known venues. When she joined Ampersand Events, she was one of only three employees in a business with just one accredited caterer listing. Now...

Commended: Sian Downes

Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce

Commended: Alex Wilby

Ashfield Meetings and Events

Finalist: Victoria Hart

EMAP

Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge

Steely Fox & W

Client: Hendrick's Gin

The most coveted award of them all goes not just to one but two agencies this year: Steely Fox and W, for their collaboration on Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge. It’s fair to say that the duo’s delivery of the campaign impressed the awards judges, with gongs handed out for Best New Event, Best Brand Activity at a Fest...
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