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. Today, The Exhibition Excellence Awards have established into a Mega initiative for industry and the EEA 2018 is all set for a Bigger and Grander Edition – A Glorious Extravaganza Like Never Before!

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 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 highlights of Exhibition Excellence Awards 2016 & Click here to watch highlights of Exhibition Excellence Awards 2017.

EEA 2018 Theme - ' FOCUS ON INDUSTRIES '

It’s Time To Figure Out India’s Top Shows That Serve Across 22 Sectors of Economy

AWARD CATEGORIES

LIVE COMPETING TEAMS

FOCUS INDUSTRIES

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 Shows held in Period Between January 1 – December 31, 2017. Nominations Close on January 10, 2018.  You can apply in multiple categories. There are total 34 award categories for exhibition organizers out of which 4 fall under live competitions. Some Categories at Glance

                  1. THE LEADING SHOW : AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY, FISHERY

                  Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                    2. THE LEADING SHOW : FOOD, BEVERAGE, HOTEL

                    Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                      3. THE LEADING SHOW : BUILDING, ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION, SMART CITIES, REAL ESTATE

                      Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                        4. THE LEADING SHOW : EDUCATION

                        Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                          5. THE LEADING SHOW : TRAVEL & HOSPITALITY

                          Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                            6. THE LEADING SHOW : ENERGY, OIL & GAS

                            Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                              7. THE LEADING SHOW : ENVIRONMENT, ALTERNATE ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY

                              Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                8. THE LEADING SHOW : SPORTS, FITNESS, YOGA, ALTERNATE MEDICINE

                                Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                  9. THE LEADING SHOW : BEAUTY & COSMETICS

                                  Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                    10. THE LEADING SHOW : ELECTRONICS, ELECTRICAL, TELECOMMUNICATION

                                    Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                      11. THE LEADING SHOW : KIDS, TOYS & AMUSEMENT

                                      Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                        12. THE LEADING SHOW : ENGINEERING, INDUSTRIAL, MACHINERY, MANUFACTURING, PLASTICS

                                        Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                          13. THE LEADING SHOW : WAREHOUSING & LOGISTICS

                                          Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                            14. THE LEADING SHOW : MEDICINE, PHARMA, HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT, LAB EQUIPMENT

                                            Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                              15. THE LEADING SHOW : TEXTILES & APPAREL

                                              Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                                16. THE LEADING SHOW : FASHION, JEWELLERY, LIFESTYLE, WEDDING

                                                Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                                  17. THE LEADING SHOW : FIRE, SAFETY, SECURITY, DEFENCE, MARITIME

                                                  Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                                    18. THE LEADING SHOW : PRINTING & PACKAGING

                                                    Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                                      19. THE LEADING SHOW : CONSUMER, HOUSEWARE & HOME-APPLIANCES

                                                      Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                                        20. THE LEADING SHOW : HANDICRAFTS, CARPETS, GIFTS

                                                        Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                                          21. THE LEADING SHOW : AUTOMOBILE & AUTOMATION

                                                          Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                                            22. THE LEADING SHOW : BOOKS & PUBLISHING

                                                            Shows serving the above industries can apply. Show with maximum number of exhibitors wins.

                                                              23. TOP NEW SHOW

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

                                                                24. 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

                                                                  25. THE FASTEST GROWING SHOW

                                                                  Year on year growth in no. of exhibitors participated

                                                                    26. TOP GLOBAL DOMINANCE

                                                                    On basis of percentage of Foreign exhibitors participation

                                                                      Nomination Categories for Conference Organizers

                                                                      Nominate Yourself Online Now !! For Time Period Between January 1- December 31, 2017. Nominations Close on January 10, 2018.  Some categories at glance

                                                                      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. THE MEGA CONVENTION

                                                                          Conference that had maximum number of speakers

                                                                            Nomination Categories for Exhibition and Convention Venues & MICE Hotels

                                                                            Nominate Yourself Online Now !! For Time Period Between January 1 – December 31, 2017. Nominations Close on January 10, 2018. Some categories at glance

                                                                            1. INDIA's LEADING VENUE

                                                                            Top exhibition venues compete live in front of the jury and organisers for top slot

                                                                              2. TOP EMERGING VENUE

                                                                              B-Cities Venue compete live on stage for the top slot

                                                                                7. TOP ASIAN VENUE

                                                                                Asian venues, excluding India, compete live to prove their supremacy

                                                                                  Nomination Categories for Service Partners

                                                                                  Nominate Yourself Online Now !! For Time Period Between January  1 – December 31, 2017. Nominations Close on January 10, 2018.  Some categories at a glance

                                                                                  1. LEADING STRUCTURE SUPPLIER

                                                                                  On basis volume of infrastructure supplied at exhibitions and conventions in 2017

                                                                                    2. EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN

                                                                                    Design and production Agencies present their best creations in 2017, live on stage

                                                                                      3. EXCELLENCE IN EXHIBITION MANAGEMENT

                                                                                      For companies engaged in taking turnkey projects to handle exhibitions and conventions.

                                                                                        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 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  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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