Finalists of UK Event Awards 2012 revealed

The finalists for this year’s UK Event Awards have been revealed by Carnyx, the awards’ organisers. The awards, which are now in their third year, are open to all aspects of the events industry including charities, councils, promoters, venues, technical production companies, caterers and creative events agencies.

Blackpool Illuminations, Masterpiece London and Clerkenwell Design Week are all nominated for Best Cultural Event, Neptunus, sevens7, EventServ and Keith Prowse are just some of the companies named in the Best Event Services Supplier category and  Barclays, Ignite London and Itch are up for Best Use of Sponsorship.

The awards were judged by an independent panel of industry professionals which this year was chaired by Peter Kerwood of Altitude 360 and also featured Zoe Watts of Company of Cooks, Dirk Micschendal of Logistik, Rob Leach of Line Up, Lynn Lester of The Drum, Katie Resnick of ITV and Paul Ephremsen of iD Experiential.

The winners will be revealed at this year’s awards ceremony which will take place  on November 23 at the Emirates Stadium, London.

A full list of nominees can be found here.