EEA 2018 CURTAIN RAISER

EEA 2017 COVERAGE ON ZEE BSUSINESS

Honouring The Champions of Exhibition Industry

India’s First & Only Recognition Platform for the Exhibition & Convention Industry

A Mega Initiative for the Indian Exhibition Industry

33581237926_ab540bceee_zThe First Exhibition Excellence Awards held on 23 Jan, 2016 witnessed great participation from the industry. The event was supported by Ministry of Skill Development & NSIC, Indian Exhibition Industry Association, Indian Exhibition Services Association and Indian Industries Association. Click here to read the post event report of EEA 2016. The 2nd Exhibition Excellence Awards supported by UFI, IEIA, ICPB, IESA, IIA, PIOCCI & ASME were attended by professionals across length & breadth of India & were immensely successful in promoting the champions of Indian Exhibition Industry. Click here to read the post event report of  EEA 2017.

3rd Edition of the India's One & Only Awards Initiative for Exhibition Industry

33290284120_659b659084_zThe idea behind this event is to promote and glorify our Exhibition & Convention Industry. The Event will be 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 45 prestigious Award Categories including over 12  live competing categories . The nominations have begun online and it takes just ten minutes to file in your nominations. International research firm Econ One has been roped in to monitor the nomination process. Last Edition’s Live Competitions initiative which was much appreciated has been retained and new live competing categories have been added to the list. There is a grand Jury to judge the live competitions. The tenure for awards consideration is for events held between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. This is a ‘For Industry‘ initiative and Top Nominees and  the winners will get visibility among global audiences and at various industry forums. Get going & Nominate Now !!

Honour & Recognition ll Knowledge ll Networking ll Celebration

sExhibition Excellence Awards are brought to you by India’s leading magazine on Trade Shows – Exhibition Showcase. EEA 2017 were supported by UFI, IEIA, ICPB, IESA, IIA, ASME & PIOCCI. The media house serves the exhibition industry dedicatedly through its Print Magazine, Exhibition TV, Email Newsletters, Exhibition Academy and Exhibition Directory. Click here to read the magazine.Click here to watch Exhibition TV. The 1st & 2nd Exhibition Excellence Awards were immensely successful in its agenda.

The event will start with a Blazing Face-Off Session that will pose some tough questions to the industry leaders following which top teams will present & compete in front of the audience and jury in the unique live competitions segment. The live competitions segment is widely appreciated for quality content and knowledge enrichment. The evening will set ablaze with the roaring, one of its kind, “Red Carpet Awards ceremony” followed by cocktail dinner for all attendees. While the theme is to celebrate the 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 highlights of Exhibition Excellence Awards 2016 & Click here to watch highlights of Exhibition Excellence Awards 2017.

AWARD CATEGORIES

LIVE COMPETING TEAMS

SUCCESS STORIES

EXHIBITION LEADERS

Esteemed Jury Panel : 2017 EEA

While  Exhibition Showcase &  Econ One*(TBC) will handle online nominations, the Esteemed Jury presides over Live Competitions

RITA MENON

EX CMD ITPO

Respected as the Iron Lady of the industry, Rita has also served the Ministry of Textiles

    MANJULA MISHRA

    Chairperson Indian Industries Association

    Leading lady in the Corporate, Manjula is also the MD at Holosafe Labels P. Ltd.

    TARANG KHOSLA

    Chief Editor at Exhibition Showcase

    Leading lady guiding the editorial initiatives at Exhibition Showcase and content structure for EEA

    DR. MANOHAR SAJNANI

    Dean Amity University, Institute of Hospitality

    A great leader, Manohar has a passion and belief in the future of Indian Convention Industry

      RAVINDER SETHI

      MD R.E. ROGERS INDIA

      Vice President of IEIA, Ravinder is a veteran in exhibition industry and member of Global Industry Associations like UFI, IAEE, PATA, IALA, IATA

        ANGELA HERBERHOLZ

        Communications Head: UFI

        Angela is responsible for communications and marketing for the worldwide operations of UFI – The Global Association of Exhibition Industry

        KARLA JUEGEL

        Marketing - Messe

        An experienced Exhibition & Marketing Expert
        with over 30 years of praxis in the international
        exhibition industry

          RENU SHARMA

          VICE PRESIDENT - PIOCCI

          She has a wide experience holding key positions in various chambers of commerce and national bodies

          VINOD KUMAR

          Head Economist - Econ One

          He heads India operations of International Research firm Econ One. Vinod has also served Competition Commission of India as a Strategist in the past

            SHYAM NAGPAL

            MD - ICES

            Shyam is a veteran in Indian Convention industry and has presented many papers on the subject in leading industry forums

              RAJNEESH GOENKA

              National Convener - BJP MSME Cell

              He is credited with building an empire from the scratch. Rajneesh is the chairman at Tobu Cycles Group & also the founder of MSME development Forum

                K.L. GANJU

                O.C.V.C, Consul General, Union of Comoros

                He emerged as a self made Entrepreneur with vast experience in various facets of life. Before becoming Hony. Consul General, Mr. Ganju was a successful Businessman.

                  Nomination Categories for Exhibition Organizers

                  Nominate Yourself Online Now !! For Time Period Between January – December 2016. Nominations Close on January 31, 2017

                  1. THE LARGEST TRADE SHOW

                  For B2B Show organizers on the basis of number of exhibitors participated

                    2. THE BIG SHOW

                    For B2C Show organizers on the basis of Number of exhibitors participated

                      3. THE GRAND SHOW

                      For audited shows or UFI approved shows on the basis of net sq. feet of exhibit space.This category is open for Asia region

                        4. TOP NEW SHOW

                        A New Show introduced by an existing organizer. Winner on the basis of number of exhibitors that participated

                          5. THE CHALLENGER

                          Show that was held at B Tier City and done by organizers based in B City.Winner on basis of number of exhibitors

                            6. THE FASTEST GROWING SHOW

                            Year on year growth in no. of exhibitors participated

                              7. TOP SHOW BRAND

                              Show that originated in India & is replicated or geo-cloned at foreign lands

                                8. TOP MULTI CITY SHOW

                                Show held at Maximum number of cities

                                  9. TOP GLOBAL DOMINANCE

                                  On basis of percentage of Foreign exhibitors participation

                                    THE KNOWLEDGE HUB

                                    On basis of no. of co-held conference sessions at a show

                                      12. BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY

                                      On basis of most efficient use of new technology

                                        13. THE RISING STAR

                                        On basis of maximum exhibitions organized in B-Cities by an organizer

                                          14. EXPANDING GLOBAL DOMINANCE

                                          On basis of percentage growth of Foreign exhibitors participation over last year

                                            15. LEADING HOSTED BUYER SHOW

                                            On basis of extent to which hosted and the number of such hosted buyers

                                              16. THE TURNAROUND SHOW

                                              On basis of the turnaround success story of a previous edition failure

                                                17. CORPORATE EXCELLENCE

                                                On basis of best practises demonstrated for skill development, employee growth, talent acquisition and retention, corporate social responsibility, health and safety and care for worker community

                                                  Live Competition Categories for Exhibition Organizers

                                                  Live competitions are an excellent platform to talk about your show supremacy and give it global visibility. Non Annual Show Organizers or organizers whose did not have any show in 2016 can also apply in live competition categories. Top 3 entries will be selected in each category. These 3 teams will compete live on stage in front of the jury in the first half of the event day. The esteemed jury will allot scores based on the presentations and the final winner will be declared during the award ceremony in the evening.Each team will get 2 minutes to give a concise, to the point & statistics based presentation and 1 additional minute will be kept for jury question. You can apply in multiple categories. You are only required to fill the answers that are specifically mentioned in your category text. You may send photographs, testimonials, presentations, word documents, exhibitor lists at contact@exhibitionshowcase.com as supporting details for these categories. Use of statistical data is encouraged.

                                                  1. LEADER IN MARKETING INITIATIVES

                                                  Most effective & holistic measures implemented to promote your show in 2016

                                                    2. TOP EXHIBITOR & VISITOR VALUE

                                                    Best measures & innovations done to generate maximum & incremental value to visitors and exhibitors

                                                      3. LEADER IN SAFETY & CRISIS MANAGEMENT

                                                      Measures taken by show team to ensure safety & to handle a crisis situation successfully

                                                        4. THE MARKETING WIZARD

                                                        Most creative, engaging and effective marketing communication creative used to promote a show

                                                          5. LEADER IN INNOVATION

                                                          New idea, innovations & unique measures taken at a show floor that proved successful.

                                                            6. EXCELLENCE IN OPERATIONS

                                                            Show team that demonstrated flawless planning and execution in operations before, during and after the show

                                                              7. LEADER IN GREEN INITIATIVES

                                                              Show that demonstrated most environment friendly and eco-friendly initiatives successfully

                                                                Nomination Categories for Conference Organizers

                                                                Nominate Yourself Online Now !! For Time Period Between January – December 2016. Nominations Close on January 31, 2017

                                                                1. THE LEADING CONVENTION

                                                                On basis Maximum number of registered delegates

                                                                  2. THE SMART CONFERENCE

                                                                  Conference that had parallel exhibition running. Winner on basis of number of exhibitiors

                                                                    3. BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY

                                                                    On basis of most efficient use of new technology in a conference

                                                                      4. LEADER IN GREEN INITIATIVES

                                                                      Convention that utilized most environment friendly and eco-friendly initiatives successfully. ANSWER Q.4 for this

                                                                        5. THE TOP PCO

                                                                        On basis of maximum number of conferences organized by a PCO in 2016

                                                                          6. CORPORATE EXCELLENCE

                                                                          On Basis of best practices demonstrated towards employees and stakeholders

                                                                            7. EXCELLENCE IN CONVENTION SERVICES

                                                                            For organizations that render their services in convention industry

                                                                              Live Competition Categories for Conference Organizers

                                                                              Nominate Yourself Online Now !! For Time Period Between January – December 2016. Nominations Close on January 31, 2017

                                                                              1. THE STAR CONVENTION

                                                                              Convention that displays most brilliant operational efficiency on the show floor, pleasing the delegates with almost all aspects

                                                                                2. EXCELLENCE IN INNOVATION

                                                                                Conference that utilised new and innovative means to achieve efficiency or success

                                                                                  Nomination Categories for Exhibition Venues & MICE Hotels

                                                                                  Nominate Yourself Online Now !! For Time Period Between January – December 2016. Nominations Close on January 31, 2017

                                                                                  1. THE STAR VENUE

                                                                                  On basis of number of exhibitions and conferences held in 2016

                                                                                    2. THE FASTEST GROWING VENUE

                                                                                    On basis of percentage growth in number of exhibitions and conferences in 2016 over 2015 period

                                                                                      3. LEADER IN SUSTAINABILITY

                                                                                      Venue that employed most environment friendly and eco-friendly initiatives successfully

                                                                                        4. TOP ASIAN VENUE

                                                                                        OPEN FOR ASIA REGION, EXCLUDING INDIA. On basis of number of exhibitions and conferences held at venue in 2016, venue infrastructure and facilities offerred by venue

                                                                                          5. THE BIG VENUE

                                                                                          Venue that hosted an exhibition or conference with highest recorded footfall or delegate

                                                                                            6. CORPORATE EXCELLENCE

                                                                                            Best Company to work at that displays best practices

                                                                                              7. LEADING MICE HOTEL (TIER A)

                                                                                              On the basis of maximum number of Exhibitions and conferences held at hotel in 2016

                                                                                                8. LEADING MICE HOTEL (TIER B)

                                                                                                On the basis of maximum number of Exhibitions and conferences held at hotel in 2016

                                                                                                  9. FASTEST GROWING MICE HOTEL

                                                                                                  On the basis of percentage growth in number of Exhibitions and conferences held at hotel in 2016 over 2015

                                                                                                    10. STAR MICE HOTEL

                                                                                                    On the basis of best infrastructure and services offerred in respect to Exhibitions and conferences in 2016

                                                                                                      11. STAR MICE HOTEL - ASIA

                                                                                                      For Asia Region. On the basis of best infrastructure and services offerred in respect to Exhibitions and conferences in 2016

                                                                                                        12. Emerging New Venue

                                                                                                        For Newly setup venue on basis of infrastructure for tradeshows

                                                                                                          Nomination Categories for Services

                                                                                                          Nominate Yourself Online Now !! For Time Period Between January – December 2016. Nominations Close on January 31, 2017

                                                                                                          1. LEADING STRUCTURE SUPPLIER

                                                                                                          On basis volume of infrastructure supplied at exhibitions and conventions in 2016

                                                                                                            2. EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN

                                                                                                            Design and production Agencies submit their best creation in 2016

                                                                                                              2. INNOVATION IN DESIGN

                                                                                                              On basis of most innovative measures taken to build a pavilion or a stall successfully in 2016

                                                                                                                8. CORPORATE EXCELLENCE

                                                                                                                On basis of best practices taken for welfare of all stakeholders in 2016

                                                                                                                  4. EXCELLENCE IN EXHIBITION MANAGEMENT

                                                                                                                  For companies engaged in taking turnkey projects to handle exhibitions and conventions, displaying flawless efficiency in a project in 2016

                                                                                                                    5. EXCELLENCE IN SERVICES

                                                                                                                    Service Providing organizations tell why they are the best in what they did in 2016. Mention your capabilities, innovations and best practices

                                                                                                                      6.THE FASTEST GROWING

                                                                                                                      On basis of percentage growth in number of clients in 2016 against 2015

                                                                                                                        7. INNOVATION IN SERVICES

                                                                                                                        On basis of new innovative tools and services provided in any events in 2016

                                                                                                                          Nomination Categories for Individual Exceptional Performances

                                                                                                                          For industry professionals who have demonstrated outstanding performances in their respective roles during the year. Nominate Yourself Online Now !! For Time Period Between January – December 2016. Nominations Close on January 31, 2017

                                                                                                                          1. THE ACHIEVER : OPERATIONS

                                                                                                                          On basis of exceptional performance done in the feild of site operations during 2016

                                                                                                                            2. THE ACHIEVER : COMMUNICATIONS

                                                                                                                            On basis of exceptional performance done in the feild of Marketing, communications and PR during 2016

                                                                                                                              3. THE ACHIEVER : BD

                                                                                                                              On basis of exceptional performance done in the feild of sales and business development during 2016

                                                                                                                                4. TRADE PROMOTION AWARD

                                                                                                                                On basis of contribution to Indian trade promotion in 2016. Answer Q.8 for this

                                                                                                                                  5. LEADING CONTRIBUTION TO EXHIBITION INDUSTRY

                                                                                                                                  On basis of exceptional performance done in 2016 by an entrepreneur

                                                                                                                                    6. THE LEADING LADY

                                                                                                                                    On basis of exceptional performance done in the industry by female during 2016

                                                                                                                                      7. THE GO GETTER

                                                                                                                                      On basis of exceptional performance done by project director/head during 2016

                                                                                                                                        8. THE ACHIEVER : CREATIVE

                                                                                                                                        On basis of exceptional performance done in the feild of concept ideation during 2016

                                                                                                                                          Schedule

                                                                                                                                          Knowledge, Honour & Recognition, Networking & Celebration all Packed in One Day

                                                                                                                                          2:00 PM
                                                                                                                                          Registration Begins

                                                                                                                                          Grab your delegate badges. See the event floor and get fascinated with new engagement innovations.

                                                                                                                                          Catch a cup of tea and sandwich while shaking hands with fellow colleagues from the industry who have come from across India

                                                                                                                                          Listen with apt as the leaders debate on the future of this powerful industry

                                                                                                                                          Witness the last year's super-hit initiative of top nominees competing live in different categories while trying to convince jury and audience of their supremacy. Learn, Un-learn and Re-Learn. The winners will be declared during the award ceremony.

                                                                                                                                          A time to network and make new connections.

                                                                                                                                          The glittering award ceremony will begin with Chief Guest welcome, customary lamp lighting, Welcome Speech and key note. This part is dedicated to honour and recognition of the Best in Exhibition Industry. And of-course, glittering entertainment and celebration. Reserve your seat to witness the Only One its kind evening in Indian Exhibition Industry

                                                                                                                                          Hold your glass of wine and dive into the world of sumptuous appetite !!

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                                                                                                                                          Over 400 Exhibition Leaders will assemble at the awards function. The Gala Event will be a knowledge platform, networking evening and a recognition forum. Entry only through valid Registration. You may choose a Basic Package that will give  you 1 year magazine subscription plus a copy of the India Exhibition Directory along with the event pass.  Exhibition Showcase will release an Awards Special Edition of the magazine that will be circulated to all the delegates at the awards, besides its routine circulation across  India, and Global Readership. Click Here to know more about Exhibition Showcase Awards Special Edition. Exhibition Showcase is also releasing the 2nd India Exhibition Directory at the Awards,  which will be circulated to all delegates, industry forums, corporate heads, trade associations, global and national audiences. Click Here to know more about 2nd India Exhibition Directory. Go ahead and grab your best chance to promote your brand to the global audiences !!

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                                                                                                                                          What Leaders say about Exhibition Excellence Awards

                                                                                                                                          A commendable initiative. My best wishes for hosting this unique event in the right way.
                                                                                                                                          RAKESH KUMARED @ EPCH
                                                                                                                                          I am extremely happy with the initiative taken by Exhibition Showcase in conducting EEA for the very 1st time for the Indian exhibition Industry.
                                                                                                                                          NAGENDRA PRASADPresident @ IEIA
                                                                                                                                          These awards will be a great stepping stone for enhancing quality levels in Indian exhibition industry.
                                                                                                                                          RAVINDER SETHIMD @ RE Rogers India
                                                                                                                                          Kudos to Exhibition Showcase for pulling off such a grand event successfully.
                                                                                                                                          SONIA PRASHARMD @ Nuernberg Messe India
                                                                                                                                          The initiative surpassed my expectations and i must say that it was organized superbly
                                                                                                                                          SEEMA SRIVASTAVAED @ India ITME Society
                                                                                                                                          A great platform for the industry to gather together and recognize their achievements. A well conducted award ceremony
                                                                                                                                          IGOR PALKACEO @ bC expo (2016)

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                                                                                                                                          A Big Thank You to Sponsors

                                                                                                                                          Super awesome entitlements for Sponsors. Click here to download sponsorship plans for EEA 2017

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                                                                                                                                          The organiser 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.