AEO unveils finalists of AEO Awards

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The Association of Event Organisers (AEO) has released details of the finalists of the AEO Excellence Awards 2012, which will take place at The Artillery Gardens at the HAC on July 6.

The AEO Excellence Awards finalists include:

Best Trade Show Launch

Best Consumer Exhibition

Best Live Event

Marketing Campaign of the Year

Organiser Team of the Year

Service Supplier of the Year

  • Agility Fairs and Events Logistics Ltd – Logistics
  • ASP – Online marketing solutions
  • Etherlive Ltd – IT and technology for event sector
  • International Lifting and Shipping – Lifting
  • Melville | GES – Events Service Supplier
  • Overseas Trade Show Agencies (OTSA) – International Sales and Marketing for Exhibition Organisers
  • Smart AV – Audio Visual and IT Hire
  • SO Group – Exhibition contractor – floorcovering

Karim Halwagi, chief executive officer, AEO, commented:  “This year’s awards entries have confirmed again the incredible energy, enthusiasm, creativity and professional drive that organisers, venues and suppliers have shown in the past 12 months, offering further evidence of the strength of our industry. With over 25 per cent more submissions than last year, coupled with such high quality entries highlighted by the scores, it has been a huge task for our esteemed panel of judges to select this year’s finalists. I would like to extend my most sincere gratitude to our judges for their invaluable contribution to the process.”