EEA 2019 COVERAGE ON ET NOW
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Honouring The Champions of Exhibition Industry
India’s One & Only Nomination Based Recognition Initiative For The Exhibition & Convention Industry
A Mega Initiative for the Indian Exhibition Industry
Over 800 exhibitions are held in India across a wide range of industries, each year. Exhibitions are the catalyst to the nation’s economic growth and they promote national initiatives like ‘Make In India’, ‘Start-Up India’ & ‘Skill India’. Exhibition Organisers, Service Providers and Venues work tirelessly to make events happen. The Exhibition Excellence Awards are an initiative to recognise the unsung heroes of the Indian exhibition industry and to acknowledge their contribution. The Exhibition Excellence Awards have been supported by Ministry of Skill Development, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of MSME, NSIC, ASSOCHAM, PHDCCI, Indian Exhibition Industry Association, Indian Exhibition Services Association, Indian Industries Association, UFI, IAEE, Indian Convention Promotion Bureau, Event & Entertainment Management Association, IESA, AFECA, TCEI, PIOCCI, SACEOS, TECA, IETA, RUEF, & ASME, in its previous editions. Today, The Exhibition Excellence Awards have established into a Mega initiative for industry and the EEA 2020 is all set for a its biggest ever edition – A Glorious Extravaganza Like Never Before!
The 5th mega edition of Exhibition Excellence Awards will be held on 28th March, 2020 at the CIDCO Exhibition & Convention Center, Mumbai, India. A supremely experienced jury has been formed from diverse backgrounds and internationally renowned exhibitions advisory firm JWC Consulting has been roped in as Process Advisors & Evaluators for EEA 2020 to make it the most transparent and fair platform.
5th Edition of the India's One & Only Awards Initiative for Exhibition Industry
The idea behind EEA is to promote and glorify the Exhibition & Convention Industry. EEA is well covered in National & Trade Media and is a genuine effort to recognize the hard work of Exhibition Fraternity and honour its true champions. Click here to read the media report of EEA 2016 and Click Here to read the Post event report of EEA 2017. The event was covered by leading National and International Publications besides being televised on National Television – Zee Business. Click here to watch the EEA 2017 episode on Zee Business. There are over 60 prestigious Award Categories. The nominations for EEA 2020 have now begun online and it takes just ten minutes to file in your nominations. JWC has been roped in as Process Advisors to monitor the nomination process. The tenure for awards consideration is for events held between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. This is a ‘For Industry‘ initiative and Top Nominees and the winners will get visibility among global audiences and at various industry forums. A special report will be compiled to showcase the leading shows in India across categories, so you must participate in this initiative.
At EEA 2020, there are 42 categories for exhibition organisers, 13 categories for service providers, 4 categories for venues and 3 categories for conferences. A truly extensive program backed with structured research has been brought to you by Exhibition Showcase, in a sincere effort to recognise the contribution of the Indian exhibition industry.
Honour & Recognition ll Knowledge ll Networking ll Celebration
Exhibition Excellence Awards are brought to you by Asia’s most comprehensive media platform for Trade Shows – Exhibition Showcase. The media house serves the exhibition industry holistically and dedicatedly through its Print Magazines, Exhibition TV, Email Newsletters, Social Media, Coffee Table Book, MICE Youth Forum and Exhibition Directory. Exhibition Showcase is a member and media partner of UFI – The Global Association of Exhibition Industry, IEIA, IESA and ICPB. Click here to read the digital magazine.Click here to watch Exhibition TV. The earlier editions of Exhibition Excellence Awards were immensely successful in its agenda of promoting the Indian Exhibition Industry.
On 28th March, 2020, the evening will set ablaze with the roaring, one of its kind, “Red Carpet Awards ceremony” followed by cocktail dinner and special entertainment programs for all attendees. While the theme is to celebrate the industry’s achievements of the year gone by, the event also serves to be a great platform for networking and connecting with the leaders of the industry. Click here to watch the EEA 2019 teaser. EEA 2020 is a event for CEO’s & Directors and the entry is only by invitation or registration.
EEA 2020 - ' FOCUS ON INDUSTRY SPECIFIC TRADESHOWS'
Exhibitions Enable Business Opportunities
Focus Sectors For Exhibition Organisers
Nomination Categories for Service Providers & Venues
Esteemed Jury Panel
Internationally renowned exhibition advisory firm JWC Consulting has been appointed as the Process Advisors & Evaluators for the Exhibition Excellence Awards 2020. An expert panel of jury comprising of leading professionals from diverse backgrounds, has been set up to oversee the nomination process and make it completely fair and transparent.
jwc is a management consultancy firm focusing on the trade fair and conference business as well as related business areas. jwc was founded in 2008 by Jochen Witt, former President & CEO of Koelnmesse and President of UFI. Over that last 10 years the company grew strongly and today jwc is active in all relevant trade fair countries of the world.
Nomination Categories for Exhibition Organizers
Nominations for EEA 2020 are now open. You can nominate for Shows held in the period between January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019. Nominations Close on January 10, 2020. You can apply in multiple categories. Please read the parameters carefully. There are total 42 award categories for exhibition organizers out of which 25 fall under sector specific entries. Click on the link below to fill the nomination form. Kindly furnish supporting documents along your application. Each category must receive a minimum of three nominations, else the category may be forfeited.
THE LEADING SECTOR SHOWS : To honour top shows in leading sectors. All 25 sector categories mentioned here are for shows which cater to the specified respective industries. Each sector is a different award category, eg. Leading show in xxxx. The winner will be judged on the basis of Number of Exhibitors & Net Exhibition Area (In sq. metres. Net area is the area of booth space sold to exhibitors) of 2018 edition of the show. Both the parameters carry a 1:1 weight ratio. In case of a tie, winner will be adjudged on the basis of number of editions of the show. Supporting documents for all these 25 categories are Exhibitor Directory and the Floor Plan of the show.
Similarly, there are 17 more sector specific categories in the nomination form. Some more categories are as under:
Top Industry Impact Show : How your show impacts its industry positively. Mention About Show, its USP & Impact in 200 words, Area, number of Exhibitors in the last edition. This category is also open for shows that are not held on an annual basis. Please note that a show can be nominated in any one of the category only, i.e. either for the Leading Sector Show or for The Top Industry Impact Show category
The Unique Show : The organiser has produced a show on a very niche topic and is a kind of one-of-its kind show for the industry. The organiser will mention About the Show, The Value it Creates for its industry, how it’s a rare / niche / unique show of its kind, what are similar shows in that respective industry, in not more than 400 words.
The knowledge Hub : On basis of number of parallel running conference sessions at the exhibition.
The Fastest Growing Show : On the basis of growth in the Net Exhibition Area in 2019 edition of the show as compared to its previous edition.
Top Global Dominance : On the basis of percentage of foreign exhibitor participation at the show.
The Challenger : Organiser who organised maximum number of shows in B-cities (any city other than Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ahemadabad, Bangalore, Chennai & Kolkata) in 2019.
The International Star : Organiser who promotes any Indian sector abroad. Organiser will mention Details of shows done abroad in 2019
Top B City Show (B2B) : For any trade show held in 2019 in any B-City ( Any city other than Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahemadabad, Chennai & Kolkata). Winner on basis of Number of Exhibitors and Net Exhibition Area in 2019.
Top B City Show (B2C) : For consumer show held in 2019 in any B-City ( Any city other than Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahemadabad, Chennai & Kolkata).
Top Make in India Supporting Show : For any Show that had maximum exhibitors in its Pavilion for ‘Make In India’.
Top Start-Up India Supporting Show : For any Show that had maximum exhibitors in its Pavilion for ‘Start-Up India’.
Nomination Categories for Conference Organizers
Conference Organisers can nominate their shows held between January 1, 2019 – 31 December 2019. PCO’s can also fill this nomination on behalf of the show. The jury will evaluate the applications. Nominations close on January 10, 2020.
Nomination Categories for Exhibition and Convention Venues & MICE Hotels
There are 4 categories for Exhibition Centers and MICE Hotels. Nominations Close on January 10, 2020.
Nomination Categories for Service Providers, Event Agencies & PCO's
Service Providing Organisations in exhibitions and conferences can nominate for providing their services in events held between 1 January, 2019 – 31 December, 2019. Nominations must be accompanied by supporting documents and self attestation. Nomination deadline is 10 January, 2020. Each category must receive a minimum of three nominations, else the category may be forfeited.
Honour, Recognition & Celebration all Packed in One Day
INAUGURATION & SPECIAL GUESTS WELCOME
CHIEF GUEST Smt. Meenakshi Sharma – IA & AS, Additional Director General, Ministry of Tourism (MICE) GUESTS OF HONOUR Sh. Abhishek Chandra, IAS, Dy. Secretary, Ministry of Shipping Sh. P. Udayakumar, MBA (IIM), Director – Planning & Marketing, NSIC Sh. Vijay Kumar- IEDS, Director, Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises-DI Sh. Rajnish Kumar Gupta, Director, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Sh. Manas Ranjan Pattanaik, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Tourism Brigadier R N Sehgal, 1965 Indo-Pak War Veteran
RED CARPET AWARD CEREMONY
Raise A Toast To Industry’s Shared Glory While Savouring Our lavish Hospitality HONORS FOR INDIA’S LEADING EXHIBITIONS IN 22 SECTORS HONORS FOR INDIA’S TOP EXHIBITION ORGANISERS HONORS FOR LEADING INDUSTRY CONFERENCES HONORS FOR INDIA’S TOP SERVICE PROVIDERS HONORS FOR INDIA’S LEADING MICE VENUES
EEA 2019 - Entry Only Through Registration
Never before in the history, was Indian exhibition industry recognized. Over 450 Exhibition & MICE Leaders will assemble to witness the gala event. The EEA is a proven knowledge platform, networking evening and a truly grand recognition forum for the Indian exhibition industry. Please note that the EEA Entry only through valid Registration or by invitation only. For details please mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 011-28533196, +91 7065100707
What Leaders say about Exhibition Excellence Awards
The organiser (Exhibition Showcase) reserves all rights to alter or change the structure of the event if it deems fit. The decision of organiser shall be final and binding. Click here to go through the terms and conditions.