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Comments from this year's attendees...

“The event was very well organised. There was a good buzz to it. Good entertainment.”
Svetlana Fathers, Senior Conference and Live Content Producer, UBM

“I thought that the event was very well organised with some fantastic entertainment provided.
All in all, a fantastic event, I look forward to next year...”
Rikki Patel, Marketing Database Analyst, National Housing Federation

“What a fantastic event – the room looked amazing! Beautiful weather and enjoyed the champagne outside .. Well done!”
Rachel Holman, Senior Sales Manager – MICE, Mandarin Oriental Hotel

“It was perfect except that (as I am sure you know!) it was very hot!
Food and service was great, entertainment was really well done”
Laila Manji, Operations Director, Last Word Media

“We had a wonderful time and it was great to hear about the best of London’s conference suppliers and event producers.”
Sabrina Kamann, Senior Executive, MEHK

"Thank you Claire and the team for your successful organisation and growing of the Conference Awards! Despite extreme heat inside the venue, it offered a great exposure for us, so many new contacts made as well as reconnected with some old ones too. We are looking forward to being part of it next year!"
Maris Kuklis, Senior Manager, Business Events - UK & Europe, Dubai Convention & Events Bureau

"Thanks for a great afternoon last Friday. It was a superb event, my team and I really enjoyed it (I think we were one of the last to leave!) and of course winning an award was the icing on the cake. "
Ros Irving, Chief Executive Officer, Capacity Media

"it was very well run and everyone here thoroughly enjoyed themselves – the heat made for a good icebreaker whilst networking!"
Stephan Groves, Commercial Director, Green Power Conferences

"Congratulations on a great event. I thought it was very well run and was very enjoyable."
Marco Forgione, CEO, Event &Visual Communication Association

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Event Marketing Summit 2014

Congratulations to all our winners!

The fifth annual Conference Awards were attended by over 750 conference industry professionals and proved to be a marvellous afternoon of celebration.

Particular thanks must go to host Josh Widdicombe, and ventriloquist Nina Conti for putting on such a great show, to Battersea Evolution for their fantastic dinner and service, and Hawthorn for the amazing event production. The event had a great buzz to it, and the feedback to date has been unanimously enthusiastic.

Download a pdf of the winners and recipients of a mark of excellence

Video highlights & winners

Entertainment Highlights



The Conference Awards have established themselves as a firm fixture in the conference calendar year. Designed to recognise and champion excellence, they are a true celebration of success and innovation in the conference industry.

Our thanks go to our sponsors and partners who make the whole event possible.