Get Global was awarded Exhibition of the Year for the second year running.
Judges recognised Get Global’s growth year-on-year, the diversity of exhibitors with over 150 international products represented, and the extremely high NPS received from exhibitors and delegates.
Get Global provides an opportunity for event and incentive organisers to spend one day meeting with new exhibitors from around the world, networking with peers, sharing knowledge and doing business.
Get Global will be held in The Gallery, ICC Sydney, Friday 26 July 2019.
The full list of MEA 2018 award winners are:
Association event of the year - ICMS Australasia for the IEEE 2018 International Conference on Robotics and Automation
Government event of the year - QLD Department of Education- Creative Generation - State Schools Onstage 2018
Corporate event of the year - Forum Group Events & Marketing - South Africa Tourism Event Roadshow
Event of the year (incentives and special event) - AA&P Events - Darwin Amazing Race Experience
Exhibition of the year - Get Global
Public event of the year (including festivals) - Lateral Event Management - L’Etape Australia
Cause-related event of the year - Peter Jones Special Events - 2018 Field Of Women - Stand with me at the G
Regional event of the year - Lateral Events - L’Etape Australia
Professional Conference Organisation - Arinex
Event management team - Government - Department Of Education, Programs and Events, SCE
Event management team - corporate - The Star Sydney
Event agency - Belle Laide Events
Meeting, exhibition or event venue - less than 500 - Crowne Plaza Terrigal Pacific
Meetings, exhibition or event venue - more than 500 - BCEC
Unique event venue with accommodation - Q Station
Unique venue without accommodation - State Library Victoria
Operations person of the year - Isabella Ravenswood - Museum Spaces
Sales, marketing or business development person of the year - Alana Hay, Milestone Creative
Event manager of the year - PCO - Melissa Murphy, Arinex
Event manager of the year - agency - Stephanie Vercoe, Forum Group Events & Marketing
Event manager of the year - in-house - Dewi Gutierrez - ICC Sydney
MEA future leader - Ashleigh Duggan - Arinex
Banqueting & catering - Adelaide Convention Centre
Audio visual services - AV1
Event technology - Sprintr by AV1
Specialist services & suppliers - PBM Safety
Exhibition services - Exponet
Education & training - ICC Sydney
Innovation award - ACTA by The Event Ecosystem
Platinum award - company - Sprintr by AV1
Platinum award - individual - Melissa Murphy, Arinex
Outstanding contribution award - Simon Baggs, Lateral Events
2018 MEA award winners announced
03 April 2019
The Meetings and Events Australia (MEA) 2018 national awards were held this week at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, at the conclusion of the MEA 2019 EVOLVE conference.